›Why handmade Korean paper, called hanji, is so expensive
business08:26Why handmade Korean paper, called hanji, is so expensiveHanji is traditional Korean paper made by hand one sheet at a time. Artisans turn the weblike fibers of ...paper mulberry trees into paper that can last more than a thousand years. The most expensive hanji costs over $20 per sheet. But despite hanji's quality, demand is in decline. And profits are dwindling for the few workshops left.