Hand marbled Paper Sheet


Marbling, which first appeared in Asia around the twelfth century and travelled to Europe through Persia and Turkey, only became prolific in Britain in the mid nineteenth century.

Unfortunately, like many precious and wonderful things, the industrial revolution put an end to a dynamic hand book binding industry and by extension the production of hand decorated papers. 

Today marbling is the reserved territory of a few artisans. Around the world they are called upon by libraries and antiquarian book specialists to restore and preserve some of our most precious manuscripts from the past.

The patterns chosen and presented here are each completely unique modern interpretations of a popular Victorian patterns made by leading European paper marblers selected by Choosing Keeping for the particular originality and quality of their work. 

Each sheet is 50 x 70 cm

Sold as a single sheet - as each pattern is unique please inquire if you wish a particular colour or pattern by emailing orders@choosingkeeping.com

SHIPPING - Please select "TUBE Shipping" on checkout. Any large objects (not fitting in a 5cm diameter tube) should be ordered separately. Please email orders@choosingkeeping if help is needed.