Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper. The origin of the word comes from the Japanese ori (folding) kami (paper), that by joining the two words the pronunciation is "origami". Generally, it is a square piece of paper whose sides may be of different colors, without continuing to cut the paper.

However, the culture of Japanese origami, which develops from the Edo period, is not so restrictive about these definitions, sometimes cutting the paper during the creation of the model, starting with other forms of paper than the square (rectangular, circular, etc.).. According to Japanese culture, one that makes one thousand origami (Tsuru = crane) would have made a request. [Continue Reading]

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Tip of Rafael R.