Beautiful handmade cotton rag 200 gsm a5 paper in our Black shade with a natural deckle edge, suitable for stationery design, digital printing, calligraphy, letterpress, and watercolour. Ideal for a slightly larger invitation, these pieces measure approximately 5.8" x 8.3" (14.8 cm x 21 cm). The accompanying envelopes measure 6.4" x 9.0" and also fit our A4 paper size folded in half. With natural, delicate, and feathery deckle edges, each of these sheets are made by hand using age-old techniques from 100% cotton, making for soft, strong, and luxe paper.
Accompanying deckle edge envelopes are available for these pieces: Black, C5, 300 gsm envelope.
These pieces are internally sized with acid-free sizing without the use of animal gelatins and finished on a cold press. As such, they are nib-friendly and suitable for hand calligraphy, as well as digital printing, including home printing on an inkjet printer.
Available in packs of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, and 250 sheets, as well as custom pack sizes. Our larger pack sizes are perfect for stationery designers, printers, or calligraphers.
Made by hand from 100% cotton
|Acidity||Naturally acid-free and lignin-free|
Variance of up to ±20% can occur due to the handmade nature of our pieces. Please read our FAQ for further details.
|Size||Approx. 5.8" x 8.3" – A5|
|Finish||Smooth finish on a cold press, slightly textured with a fine tooth|
|Pack sizes||Available in packs of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, and 250 sheets, as well as custom pack sizes|
Ideal for fine-art stationery for weddings or other special occasions
An inkjet printer is advised for best results when printing at home
Our internal sizing and finish make our paper texture nib-friendly
Our 300 gsm is ideal for letterpress
Our internal sizing and finish will accommodate watercolour, however we do not recommend this range for heavy or wet paint work
|Raw material sourcing||Our paper is made from off-cuts of 100% cotton sourced from the textile industry in south India, which helps to reduce waste which would otherwise become landfill|
|Water treatment||Post-papermaking water is treated on site at our factory and used again in secondary papermaking activities, as well as watering the factory's coconut trees and gardens|
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