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Traditional Japanese origami - new boxed edition

$11.00 $22.00

In Japan, children learn from an early age to create figures with origami, a traditional art closely linked to the culture of the Rising Sun.

Of the 35 models presented in this very rich collection, the most intriguing are those with symbolic meaning, such as the carp and the cicada, the frog and the crane, the lotus flower and the iris, subjects of eternal charm. Then there are "utility" models, for practical uses, such as the sachet for storing medicinal spices, the masu box and the geometrically shaped cards with elaborate closures. Folding these origami is a bit like embarking on a fantastic journey to a fascinating land, but it is also a pleasant pastime for beginners and more experienced origamists.

35 traditional origami models with step-by-step instructions, diagrams and videos.

Reasons of interest:

  • A fundamental work, which presents 35 of the most classic traditional origami models.
  • Historical introduction to the art of origami, from its origins to the great masters of today.
  • Detailed legend of the symbols used to illustrate the various folding techniques.
  • Diagrams accompanied by captions and video tutorials for each model, accessible with QR Code or link.
  • Impressive images, created by a famous photographer specializing in art photos.

Box 19 × 26.5 cm Containing:

  • A 104 page book
  • 100 origami sheets
  • Size: 18 × 25.5 cm
  • 4 color printing
  • Dutch paperback

Vanda Battaglia, born in Bergamo in 1958, has been a member of the Origami Diffusion Center (CDO) since 1999 and a member of the board since 2009. She is also part of "Bergamorigami", a group that promotes the diffusion of this art at a local level. Specializing in miniatures and jewelry, she has exhibited her creations in numerous exhibitions.

Francesco Decio, born in Bergamo in 1956, has been a member of the steering committee of the Origami Diffusion Center (CDO) since 2001, for which he has edited various publications and created the drawings for many models. He has participated in numerous leading events in Italy and abroad.