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The World of Rozome: Wax-Resist Textiles of Japan CD version, pdf, by Betsy Sterling Benjamin, ©2009.
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NOW available on CD— note from Kiranada

The good news is that finally, The World of Rozome is out in the world once more ... as a convenient CD PDF version, with two all-new chapters never before published: “Rozome in the New Millennium” and “Soywax: Use and Adaptation”. These include:

  • The Rozome Masters continued inspiration in the field.
  • An introduction to a ‘new generation.’
  • Stunning illustrations by masters and emerging artists.
  • An introduction to the new ‘washable’ soywax.
  • Professional application and adaptation of soywax.
  • An overview of five specialized rozome techniques in soywax.
  • Dyeing, setting and removal instructions.
  • Updated suppliers and world-wide distributor lists.

If you have not been able to get a copy of this out-of-print ‘classic,’ here is your chance. I am told that many who already own a copy are picking this up for its convenience (a small disc of a few oz. as opposed to that 4 lbs. book) and for the new information and updates. Please know that this is a ‘text version’ (not an audio or DVD). You will need Adobe Reader™ on your computer to run it. Most computers purchased in the past 5 years have this already loaded and if not it is free from

The World of Rozome: Wax Resist Textiles of Japan CD version is available for $30 plus shipping (varies by destination). You can purchase it by check on a USA bank sent to the following address:

Up Country Studios
24 Second Street Kingston, New Hampshire 03848-3704 USA

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