Handmade Washi Chigiri Letter Paper

Handmade washi Chigiri writing paper with ruled lines created using traditional sukashi translucent techniques is now available just by envelopes from the box set.

Chigiri (means "tear-off") paper are to be teared off at each fold as the paper is all connected together in the accordion style so that you can use the paper as separate sheets. You can use your favorite pens to write on these paper -fountain pen, brush pen, ballpoint pen, etc.

Washi are Japanese traditional paper, traditionally they have been made all with hand. Washi paper, even the finished product, can be stirred up with water and can be recrafted into different shapes afresh. When the materials were scarce goods before the early modern period, paper were commonly recrafted after use for recycling. 

$ 15.00 USD


Measurements: Approximately 15×21cm / 5.9" x 8.26" (each sheet when separated)
Material: paper
Handcrafted in Saga, Japan

The maker Nao Washi Paper with over 300 years of history in washi paper making, discovers new values in washi paper that fits in today's life styles by "recrafting" techniques and knowledges that have been passed down as traditions just as the characteristics of the washi paper.
Nao Washi Paper is a handmade washi paper studio in Nao, Saga prefecture in Kyushu that does all the procedures required for paper making, from growing mulberry trees -one of the materials for making washi paper.


All orders are shipped from Japan using Japan Post mail services or Yamato Transport/UPS. You may select your preferred way of shipping - you will see the available shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout.

*Shipping options are temporarily limited due to COVID-19 and the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
See here for the full information on shipping.

Shipping cost is determined by weight or the size of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select. You will see the available options for your chosen items at checkout.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase if all items are in stock.



Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 5-8 Business Days / Starts from $20
EMS (Japan Post/USPS): Available upon request - it can be more costly than Yamato/UPS.

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist. We may change the shipping method accordingly.



Available shipping options are temporarily limited to the following due to covid-19:
Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $20

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist.



Since November 2020, postal services for Canada are suspended indefinitely.
If you have a business address we can ship using UPS service, pleaes get in touch with us if you wish to use this optoin.


Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22
*Postal services for many countries in Europe are temporarily unavailable due to the current situation in Russia-Ukuraine.
We ship using UPS service to those affected countries for the moment, shipping cost starts from $25 and is determined by the size of the box.

*As of July 1st 2021, customers in EU will be charged VAT when shopping online and importing goods from outside of EU. This is responsible of customers' when receiving orders from Uguisu above €22 including gift orders.
If you refuse to pay this and parcel is returned to us, we can only refund the amount for the merchandise total and shipping and gift wrapping are non-refundable.

Returns Policy

We will only provide a refund in the event of damaged or defective items that we cannot replace. If you wish to return or exchange an item you must first contact us within 7 days of arrival by email at hello [at]

Pre-ordered or Backordered items, sale or discounted items can not be returned.

We will not be able to accept return or exchange of items if contacted after 7 days of arrival, so please make sure to open the package and check the contents as soon as the package arrives.

All customers are responsible for shipping costs as well as duties on all returned items. We can not refund shipping if the package has already been shipped.

When the package for your order gets returned to us after no re-delivery is arranged when you needed to, we can resend you the package but you will need to pay for the postage again. If you choose to cancel the items, we can refund the amount for the purchased items but not the postage as it has already been shipped and is totally non-refundable.

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