Somerset is the worlds finest printmaking paper endorsed by todays 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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All paper samples are approximately 3"x4" and are shipped free of charge. If you would like them shipped to an address different from the main address on your account please specify it in the notes sections during checkout.
All paper samples are final sale.
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.