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Brigitte Chardome (Belgium): Producer of paper decorated by hand for bookbinders.

Dharma Trading Co (USA): Marbling tips and supplies.

Institute of Conservation (ICON): is the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK.

Susanne Krause: A book restorer, specialising in making replica decorated paper: paste paper, sprinkled paper, dribbled paper, spine label paper.

Marble Arts: (Italy) Papers and objects centred around hand marbling techniques. Supplier to Faukiner Fine Papers.

Marbling listserv at Yahoo Groups.

Suminagashi: is the ancient Japanese technique of decorating paper with inks. Suminagashi, means literally 'ink-floating' involves doing just that. Japanese sumi inks were originally used, dropped carefully to float on a still water surface and then blown across to form delicate swirls, after which the ink was picked up by laying a sheet of paper on top of the ink covered water.

Awagami factory: Handmade washi from Japan.

Falkiners fine papers

Griffen Mill Handmade Papers: uses traditional fibres such as cotton, linen & hemp. The choice of fibre is influenced by the characteristics required of the paper.

Hand Papermaking: is a non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing traditional and contemporary ideas in the art of hand papermaking through publications and other educational formats. Founded in 1986 with the publication of the first issue of Hand Papermaking magazine, the primary goal of the organisation has been to provide information to a diverse international audience of paper artists, mills, dealers, historians, conservators, and other aficionados of handmade paper.

Japanese Paper Place (Canada): Huge selection of Japanese papers.

Pondside Pulp & Paper (USA): A source for handmade paper, products and workshops on making paper, and artists' books.

Twinrocker Handmade Paper On-Line: Established in 1971 by Kathryn and Howard Clark, Twinrocker Handmade Paper was pivotal to the renaissance of hand papermaking in America. Small and innovative, Twinrocker encouraged the art world to appreciate the aesthetic importance of paper.

Handmade Paper Store: All of our handmade paper is made from 100% recycled cotton. Cotton handmade paper is constructed using a lengthy process including: pulping, forming, pressing, and drying. There is no acid or chlorine used in the manufacturing of our art paper. Our handmade papers are decorated with inclusions of: flower petals, jute, silk, wool, grass, and straw.




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