5 things to know about Japan's handmade 'Washi' paper

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The UNESCO Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage on
Wednesday added Japanese papers known as “washi” to its Intangible Cultural
Heritage list. The process of making the handmade paper has been passed on for
generations for over a thousand years in Japan. Here are 5 things to know about
its craftsmanship.

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Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI)

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