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History of Dó Paper

Zó Project is working to prevent the rich history and tradition of Dó paper from disappearing.

DÓ PAPER – MAKING PROCESS

HOW TO MAKE DÓ PAPER Making Dó paper actually requires more than 100 steps, so here are the most essential ones: 1. CULTIVATING BUSHES (DƯỚNG) FOR RAW MATERIALS (TRỒNG CÂY NGUYÊN LIỆU) The raw material for Zó paper is called Dó (same as mitsumata in Japan) and Dướng (same as Kozo in Japan). Dướng is cultivated …

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Do Paper Production

PRODUCTION A number of studies have shown that the manual rhamnoneuron papers (the hand-made rhamnoneuron paper), contains free acid-producing compounds. Rhamnoneuron peels are soaked in lime water for three months, which grounds to make the mucilage (vegetale substance) for starch making after the black peel layers are removed. These remaining rhamnoneuron peels are cooked again …

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CHARACTERISTICS OF DO PAPER

Main characteristics : Do paper is characterized as porous, light, durable, not smudge when writing and drawing, less prone to termites, or brittle fracture and crushed by humidity. Do paper is porous and light due to materials used to make it, the actual process of making it as well as the material handling, and finally …

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HISTORY OF DÓ PAPER

HISTORY OF DÓ PAPER Ha Noi, also named Thang Long, is the place of convergence, of the essence of the traditional handicrafts from all over the country. Throughout thousands of years of preserving, establishing, developing with many vocational villages and the traditional craft professions, Ha Noi has showed an appearance, variety, and richness in potential. …

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