Handmaking

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What is origami?

Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper in to hundreds of unique shapes: animals, flowers or even everyday objects.

Origami jewelry…?

I fold 2 to 5 cm sheets of origami paper into various shapes (flowers, birds…) A tiny hole is then drilled into each shape to enable them to be used as beads or pendants. Then, the shapes are coated in several layers of glaze. Glaze protects the paper shapes from humidity and makes them stiffer. Jewelry can be worn daily, come rain or come shine!

Folding of a lotus flower from a 2cm (3/4 inch) square paper.

démonstration lotus en origami

What is washi paper?

Washi paper is made in Japan according to a traditional process. It is thicker than normal paper. One side is white (displaying the paper’s mulberry tree fibers); the other is printed with vivid patterns.

Here is a video that explains how the different layers of colours are applied to make this wonderful patterns :

Custom Creations

The sky’s the limit! Almost anything can be made with paper.

I can make custom creations for you: origami jewelry,  paper lampshades, … A perfect gift for all events : wedding, birth, …

What can I do if I do not want to order online?

Sarigami attends many trade shows and is often present in temporary stores, galleries or private sales. To stay informed of upcoming events, sign up for our newsletter or click on the news.

I also organize private sales. If you want to welcome one private sale at your home (in France), contact me at sarah@sarigami.fr.

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