2023 FIBER: Grown straight and tall in the Florida sunshine, this kozo bark makes beautiful paper whether it be washi [Japanese-style] or hanji [Korean-style] or any experimental handmade paper you create!
* SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED
2022 Florida KOZO BARK -- UNSCRAPED
Before using, this bark will need to be soaked for several hours and scraped gently to remove the outer green/black bark layers. IMPORTANT: Two pounds of UNSCRAPED bark are required to end up with one pound of SCRAPED bark for papermaking.
Shipping is first class USPS [US Postal Service] based on weight. Contact me for express shipments.
Kozo is the ‘common’ name used to describe the inner bark from the plant/tree, Broussonetia papyrifera. For many centuries, this fiber has been used to make beautiful handmade paper around the globe.