Made in Japan, this lovely washi origami paper set comes with 16 lovely double sided sheets of delicate lace washi origami tissue. With four sheets of the lovely colors of red, blue, yellow and pink, you can use these exquisite and unique origami papers to craft delightful origami projects.
Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and all that is required are the simple materials of origami paper, a pair of hands, and oneís imagination to create myriad of creative and unique paper sculptures. Originating in 17th century Edo period, origami has become a popular art form today all around the world.
This lovely washi origami paper set comes with delicate washi papers with beautiful cherry blossom cut-outs, creating a unique lace-like texture and look. The papers are doubled sided and are smoothly textured.
Washi papers are a type of paper crafted in Japan that is made from fibers of gampi or mulberry trees. Occasionally, parts of rice stalks, bamboos may also be found in the production of washi papers. This gives washi papers their unique look and texture.
To produce washi papers, fibers are first removed from the barks of trees through a process of boiling the bark and extraction. The fibers are then boiled with lye to remove starch, fat and tannin. The fibers are then rinsed under water to remove the lye. They are then bleached, and the pulp is then mixed with water and washi paper is made from the mixture. Through this time consuming process, fine washi paper is created.
This lovely washi origami paper set brings together the delicate charm of washi paper and creates a unique and exquisitely charming set of origami papers. With these beautiful origami papers
, you will be able to create origami projects just as charming, delicate, and beautiful. (Discontinued, 8 available only)
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