Amate Swirl

Size: 15 1/3" x 22 3/4"

Available in 2 different colors: Brown and Pinto (mix of natural and brown).

Amate is bark paper made by pounding the bark by hand with a special stone. The bark grows back into the tree making it eco friendly and dried in the sunlight. Traditionally, this thick paper was used for ceremonial paper cuts. It has a unique texture and a thickness that makes it useful for book covers and other heavier applications. Weight & size varies slightly by each handmade sheet.