Origami is the Japanese art of paperfolding. “Ori” is the Japanese word for folding and “kami” is the Japanese word for paper. That is how origami got its name .At first, there was very little paper available so only the rich could afford to do paper folding. As easier papermaking methods were developed, paper became less expensive Origami became a popular art for everyone, no matter if
they were rich or poor. The Japanese found useful purposes for their origami.For centuries there were no written directions for folding origami models.
The directions were taught to each generation and then handed down to the next. This form of art became part of the cultural heritage of the Japanese people. Today, master paper folders can be found in many places around the world. Japan is considered the “father of modern origami.Origami will also be a part of our future as we look toward the millennium. The origami crane has become a global peace symbol.Lets have a look on 50+ Innovative & Fascinating Origami Paper Artwork For Your Inspiration