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Velin Johannot®

Made with esparto grass and cotton

its qualities (opacity, bulk, softness, natural whiteness) are highly appreciated by art publishers!

Made on a cylinder mould (traditional process) : quality close to that of paper made by craft methods. The slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is therefore more homogeneous and has good dimensional stability. Only papermaking on a cylinder mould can produce paper with deckle edges.

Properties

Format

Sheets

75% cotton/25% esparto

Esparto is an perennial grass that became very popular at the beginning of the 20th century. Its short fibres produce high quality paper: closed formation, good opacity and bulk make it perfect for art books and prints.

Texture

Light fine grain. Its smoothness allows the printing of sharp, detailed images.

125, 240 gsm

Very high bulk. Excellent for intaglio engraving, blind embossing and hot-foil stamping.

Special formulation

Lightly sized, ideal for the gravure process.

Colour

Natural white. Colour much appreciated by art publishers.

Sheets: authenticity and prestige

Deckle edges

Watermark

Conservation

With alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9701)

The RANGE

Made to measure: ARCHES® customises your paper: you choose the format, quality, grammage, colour … and the watermark (conditions available on request).

Not all our points of sale stock all our products, so please check availability of the item you need with your local stockist, who will be able to advise you.