Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper

Established 1959, Pondicherry, India

Manufacturer and Exporter of Fine Cotton-rag Paper & Handcrafted Stationery

Blush 5" X 7", 150gsm

Deckle Edge Paper

  • Made by hand from 100% cotton
  • Naturally acid-free
  • Free shipping on orders over $90
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Beautiful handmade cotton rag 150gsm 5" x 7" paper in our Blush shade with a natural deckle edge, suitable for stationery design, watercolour, calligraphy, digital printing, and letterpress. A classic US size for an invitation, these pieces measure approximately 5" x 7" (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm) and the accompanying envelopes measure 7.25" x 5.25". With natural, delicate, and feathery deckle edges, each of these sheets is made by hand using age-old techniques from 100% cotton, making for soft, strong, and luxe paper.

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.

These pieces are 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.

Technical Details

Material Made by hand from 100% cotton
100% tree-free
Acidity Naturally acid-free and lignin-free
Colour Blush
Grade Approx. 150gsm Variance of up to ±20% can occur due to the handmade nature of our pieces. Please read our FAQ for further details.
Size Approx. 5.0" x 7.0" Please note that due to the handmade nature of our papermaking sizes are approximate. Please read our FAQ for further details. Read our size guide to see our full range of sizes.
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

Media

Stationery design Suitable for stationery design
Ideal for fine-art stationery for weddings or other special occasions
Watercolour Suitable for watercolour
Our internal sizing and finish will accommodate watercolour, however we do not recommend this range for heavy or wet paint work
Calligraphy Suitable for calligraphy
Our internal sizing and finish make our paper texture nib-friendly
Digital printing Suitable for digital printing
An inkjet printer is advised for best results when printing at home
Letterpress Suitable for letterpress
As our thicker grade of paper at 210gsm

Sustainability

Raw material sourcing Cotton off-cuts sourced from the textile industry in south India which helps to reduce waste which would otherwise become landfill
Water treatment Post-production water is treated on site and used again in our production line for secondary activities as well as for our gardens
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About Our Shipping

We offer two shipping methods with differing transit times available to select at the checkout. We offer free shipping on all orders over $90.

Destination Service Price Transit Time
India Bluedart Domestic Express Dependent on weight 3 days
Trackable
India India Post Registered Post Dependent on weight 7-10 days
Untrackable
Worldwide DHL Express Worldwide $23.00 3-5 days
Trackable

For time-sensitive orders please ensure these delivery times fit with your timescale.

  •   In stock orders are shipped next working day
  •   Shipping is free on orders over $90
  •   All shipping methods require a signature on delivery

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