Hand made Yasudagami

Yasudagami is made from the inner bark from the kozo (mulberry) plant.
Yasudagami is all hand made in Shimizu at the Warashi Hands-on Activity Center.28872404_10156215909829136_8667840978012340224_n 28872406_10156215909809136_8732111091967983616_n 28795763_10156215909864136_2474472298657087488_n 29026024_10156215909794136_4390602546801016832_n

Cleaning the outer bark from the inner bark by hand.  It is a very time-consuming task but the end product is of higher quality paper.