Somerset is the world's finest printmaking paper endorsed by today's top artists and printers. It is a 100% cotton mould-made paper meticulously crafted at St. Cuthberts Mill in England, where papers have been manufactured for over 200 years. Available in a variety of sheet sizes and surfaces, Somerset is an elegant and hard working paper perfect for limited edition prints.
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Minimum Order: A minimum order of 10 is required for all paper sheets. Assortments are allowed and encouraged.
Somerset is a beautiful paper to work with, boasting a lightfastness rating of 7 on the Blue Wool Scale for all colors. Each sheet comes with 4 deckle edges and is watermarked (except for the book papers) for authenticity.
Aside from its traditional printmaking pedigree, Somerset has become a very popular paper for invitations and announcements. It works equally well with letterpress, engraving, foil stamping and offset. A matching range of acid-free envelopes are now available in a variety of sizes, featuring a number of stylish design elements such as the elegant elongated flap and the luscious white and softwhite tones.