A traditional scroll made of papyrus
This scroll made of papyrus is traditionally handmade, From ancient Egypt, papyrus as the "precursor" of paper conquered the entire Mediterranean region. The spread of written words would have been unthinkable without papyrus. With a scroll made of papyrus you get a particularly noble and historic writing surface into your home, which was already used by the ancient pharaohs.
How is papyrus made
Papyrus is a purely natural product and is made from the shrub of the same name. The pith of the plant stems is cut into wide strips, overlapped and pressed together to form a sheet. The papyrus's own starchy plant sap takes on the function of an adhesive. After the drying process, the leaf is polished. Traditionally, writing on papyrus is done with black soot or red ochre ink.
Using your papyrus roll
Papyrus has many uses. You can use your roll special basis for your invitations, whether wedding or birthday. This scroll is also suitable for letters, certificates and pictures. Likewise, the noble material can be used as wrapping paper or as a decorative element in your home. For writing on the scroll, we recommend a traditional writing tube made of calamus reed. You can make the ink yourself from soot and gum arabic, in our store you will find all the necessary ingredients and instructions for this.
Purchase & shipping of your papyrus scroll
Your papyrus scroll will be carefully packed so that it arrives without any defects. In addition, you will receive instructions that will allow you to see for yourself how papyrus is made. Each scroll is handmade and is unique. The papyrus scroll offered here is writable on both sides and has the dimensions 120x20 cm. So order your dark papyrus scroll now.
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