Origami origin

The history of origami followed after the invention of paper in China around 105 A.D. It was brought to Japan by monks in the 6th century. Handmade paper was luxurious and only available to few. Paper folding was strictly used only for ceremonial, mostly religious… Read more

Legends

千羽鶴, senbazuru literally meaning “1000 cranes”, is a collection of one thousand origami paper cranes bound together by strings. An ancient Japanese legend promises anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes a wish given by the gods. Some stories claim … Read more