Snapshot: Hamada City, Japan
Featuring the Sekishu Washi Center
Seigi Nishita, 64, is a seventh-generation Sekishu Washi maker.
This traditional Japanese paper is made from shrubs and branches that are steamed, dried, washed, beaten and then made into sheets.
The washi has a variety of uses, including calligraphy paper and Japanese arts costumes.
Daniel De Koekkoek