UGUiSU STORE

Handmade Washi Sukikomi Envelopes

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$ 15.00 USD

Sets of beautiful and delicate washi envelopes with flowers and leaves handcrafted using traditional sukikomi techniques now available just by envelopes from the box set.

Envelopes have five different local plants enfolded in the special paper: igusa (rash), momiji (Japanese maple), nanohana (flower of canola), benibana (safflower) and ajisai (hydrangea). 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. 

Measurements: Approximately 11.4×16cm 
Material: washi paper
Handcrafted in Saga, Japan

ABOUT THE MAKER
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.

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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 shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout or at shipping calculator which appears at the bottom of the cart page. (*Temporarily we are unable to ship to certain countries as international mail services are suspended due to COVID-19.)

See here for the full information on shipping.

Shipping cost is determined by weight of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase.

 

SPECIALLY SET SHIPPING FOR KIYATA PRODUCTS

*For items in KIYATA collection (only for this collection), shipping is $28 per item for all countries where EMS shipping is available or UPS Worldwide Expedited for USA and Australia (insurance included). 

*PLEASE READ HERE AND CONFIRM ALL CONDITIONS FOR KIYATA PRODUCTS BEFORE YOUR PURCHASE. 

 

FOR ALL THE OTHER PURCHASES

SHIPPING: UNITED STATES & AUSTRALIA

Currently EMS and Airmail services with Japan Post are suspended since April due to COVID-19 so we are temporarily shipping with either of the following options:

Yamato Transport / UPS EXPEDITED*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $28
International Parcel by Sea/Surface: About 2 months (it can take over 3 months to the US) / Starts from $19

*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.

 

SHIPPING: CANADA & MEXICO

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $20

SHIPPING: EUROPE*

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.

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] uguisustore.com

Pre-ordered or Backordered 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.