by Bryce Marley
The Japanese art of paper folding is a beautiful sight to see, from the simplest crane to entire zoos of animals all intricately made, it's a beautiful art from from Japan. Today let's look at the history, where to get into it in Japan, and learn how to make a few.
The origins of origami date back to the 17th century, where many ancient Japanese poems have noted paper animals, such as butterflies, in shinto weddings which were used to represent the bride and groom. However there is references in history that date back even further to 794-1185AD about Samurai warriors exchanging gifts adorned with "noshi", which was a good luck token that is crafted from folded strips of paper.Read More