This pack contains 5 sheets of high quality Japanese wooden paper. Each sheet has a beautiful natural wood
grain to show. This paper is also ideal for “fine” paper punches, collages, backgrounds, embossing and card making.
“Origami” is a traditional Japanese craft to fold paper into animal shapes and plant shapes, but for this “ORIJYU”,
the material is not paper... You can actually feel the texture of the wood with the tips of your finger while folding.
Origami, for the purpose of folding, should be as thin as possible while at the same time soft enough that it will not
lose its shape. And, it should be noted, will always be cut in exact squares.
* For our selection "Orijyu" sheet, is about 0,15mm thickness and a 15-cm square.
Of course the high technology is required to produce such thin wooden sheets.
Manfacturer : BIG Will, Tokushima, Japan
- Big Will produces the world's thinnest sheets of wooden wall paper from native trees
with original technology. The material is created through high quality processing.
* Material is timber from "forest thinning" in Japan.
Folding papery wood from 3 different woods.
5 sheets, made in Tokushima/Japan
contents.... 5 sheets
material..... 2 x cedar
2 x hinoki (japanese cypress)
1 x walnut
back side... thin paper
size............. 15 x 15 cm
thickness... 0,15 mm
Origami (Japanese: oru = fold and kami = paper) is the old Japanese art of folding paper in which square sheets of paper are used to create artistic three-dimensional shapes without the aid of scissors or glue.
Well known traditional motifs include flowers, animals and birds – mainly Tsuru (cranes) - as well as objects like Kabuto (warrior's helmets), boxes, etc.
In the middle of the 19th Century origami was discovered in Europe to be a pedagogical teaching aid at the kindergarten level (the folding of paper promotes hand-eye coordination as well as a sense of geometry and precision).
Today it is not only a meaning of artistic expression and a leisure time activity for handicraft enthusiasts but is also
used as a tool in the fields of science and technology. For example, airbags can be folded like Origami
in automobiles in such a way we avoid that it won't split when it blews up.