Washi Club Match Box Stickers - Iro Hasu
We are so excited to introduce beautiful products from 和詩倶楽部 (Washi Club)!! This is a beautiful lotus root flake stickers in a cute little match box great for your craft project and embellishment! The pack comes with 20 stickers in 2 beautiful designs (10 stickers per design). If you slice a lotus root, you see lots of holes that you can see through the hole. In Japan, sliced lotus root is popular for auspicious food for foresight (see the future through the lotus root hole), and you see sliced lotus root in a special celebration dishes such as for New Year's celebration and wedding. The holes of this stickers are filled with different colorful colors same as your colorful enjoyable life to come!
These stickers are from Washi Club's 遊便切手 (Yubin Kitte) series stickers. This is read "Yubin Kitte", the same sound of 郵便切手 which means postage stamps, but they play on Chinese letters that 遊便切手 literally meaning "play letter postage stamp" and 郵便切手 literary meaning "mail service postage stamp." In fact, each sticker has wavy die-cut edge same as a postage stamp, and the shape is in rectangle just like most postage stamps in Japan.
The motto of Washi Club established in 1970 in the historical city of Kyoto is 温故知新 (onko chishin) which means an attempt to discover new things by studying the past scrutiny of the old. Using washi paper, Japanese traditional paper with 1400 years of history, they produce beautiful products for you to enjoy 温故知新.
* Matchbox Size: W4.5 x H5.6 x D1.2cm (1.77"x2.2"x0.47")
* Sticker Size: W3.1 x H4.3cm (1.18"x1.69")
* Quantity: total 20 stickers (2 designs, 10 stickers per design)
* Brand: Washi Club
* Made in Japan