Few papers have such a deep cultural and spiritual importance that is still alive today. There is no doubt that Amate is out of the ordinary. Cultivated from the bark of the Fig Tree in Mexico, the bark is cooked for several hours then beaten with a stone. Amate feels soft to the touch but can be painted on, cut, or torn or shaped.
Lattice, woven, lace or smooth.
An inspiring and special material for interior designers, book artists, graphic designers and anyone with imagination. It can be used as a stencil, painted on, or wood block printed. Try laminating it for place mats or hang in a window or on a wall to simply enjoy its natrual beauty.