Hanji is a traditional Korean high-quality mulberry paper. The paper is made from the branches of one-year-old mulberry trees, which grow back. The Hanji trays are varnished with a natural shellac which makes them water-resistant. They can be washed by gently applying running water, or wiped with a wet towel, then dried with a towel and reused.
7.8 tray x 7.8 plate
The shellac finish is a natural resin secreted by the female lac bug on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It’s well-known as a non-toxic food safe material. The shellac is vulnerable to heat and so your tray is recommended for use with cold and dry items or foods.
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