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Classica Italiana | Italian Writing Papers

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Hand pressed in Florence Italy, of 100% cotton.

10 Writing sheets with thin colored border + 10 Pattern Lined Envelopes
with matching presentation box.

Paper Sheet Size: 6.25”x 8.50”

Envelope size: 4.50"x6.50"

Matching presentation box.

 

Art-Nouveau Flowers Italian Writing Papers

Art-Nouveau Flowers

Red Italian Writing Papers

Red

Blue Italian Writing Papers

Blue

Feathers Italian Writing Papers

Feathers

 

Florentine


About This Collection

Created by Rossi 1931, a family owned and operated paper making company in Florence, Italy - operating since 1931.

These unique italian designs, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth century, are printed on high quality soft paper.

This entire collection is made with the families traditional letterpress.
Developed in the 14th century, letterpress printing involves setting type and motifs in reverse on a letterpress plate.
The plate is then inked and pressed on to the surface of paper.
The pressing process transfers the ink and leaves a deep impression on the paper creating a three dimensional print that has a feel unlike any other type of printing.
The nature of the printing demands a high quality, and generally heavier weight, paper that will not tear or thin when pressed.
Rossi 1931 uses a perfect type of paper containing fibers that are soft and readily accept an impression as well as ink.
As you might expect, letterpress printing is both time consuming and labor-intensive.
Prints are made one-at-a-time with each print having its own unique variations of ink coverage and depth of impression.
 

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