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OZU WASHI

Recreate Japan’s traditional Washi paper in a papermaking studio

Traditional Craft Workshop

The warm touch and feel of Tesuki “handmade” Washi paper is what makes the perfect setting for Japanese calligraphy. At Ozu Washi, a papermaking artisan will give a crash course in how to create handmade Washi paper, using the same methods passed down over 1300 years. The workshop shows the basics of how to create and dry washi paper, the final product of course is yours to keep when complete.
In the store you can shop from a wide range of handmade Japanese papers used in Japanese painting, handcrafts, interior design and more.
Serving as a hub of Japanese cultural hub, walking through the shop you’ll find public, historic documents on printed paper, a range of experiential workshops and exhibits from an array of fields.

Highlights

  • Your finished Washi paper can be taken home same-day.
  • A waterproof apron is provided so you can join as you are.
  • Most workshops are reservation-only but last-minute seats are available when open.

Photos

  • Tesuki “Handmade” Washi Papermaking

    Tesuki “Handmade” Washi Papermaking

  • Enjoy the warm touch and feel of handmade washi paper, used in art and Japanese calligraphy

    Enjoy the warm touch and feel of handmade washi paper, used in art and Japanese calligraphy

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Details

Name in Japanese
小津和紙
Postal Code
103-0023
Address
Ozu Honkan Bldg., 3-6-2 Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Telephone number
03-3662-1184
Business Hours
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Workshop sign-up hours: 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturdays: 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)
Closed
Sundays, the New Year's holiday
Credit Cards
Accepted (American Express, Visa, JCB, Diners Club, MasterCard, UnionPay)
Access
7-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Mitsukoshimae Station (Exit A5) or 2-minute walk from JR Shin-Nihonbashi Station (Exit 5)
Official Website
Official Website (English)