Washi Paper Patterns
Washi paper, a traditional Japanese paper made by hand from mulberry tree bark, has a history of over 1,300 years. It's known for its strength, beauty, and UNESCO recognition. Washi emerged as an art form, used in calligraphy, bookbinding, and more. Its fibers, Koze, Mitsumata, and Gampi, each embody unique qualities.
Symbolic motifs on Washi paper add meaning, like the red plum flower symbolizing courage. As an origami jewelry designer, I exclusively use Washi paper for its delicate yet durable nature. The paper's texture and patterns enhance my designs, and I protect them with non-toxic lacquers. Wearable art unfolds with Washi paper jewelry, conveying a story and expressing care.
Here is an overview of the selection of origami papers that I have in hand. If you see anything in particular that you like but are not in the options, feel free to write it in the notes box at checkout or contact Parry.
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