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The History of Origami

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The History of Origami

Origami first came to light way back when in Ancient Japan. Origami came from two different words put together. Oru meaning ‘paper’ and Kami meaning ‘folding’. So throughout the history of Origami we found that the translation is paper folding. It came about shortly after paper was introduced into Japan by monks in the 6th Century. Then it was only used for religious ceremonies as paper was a luxury that only few could afford. In the history of Origami, it states it was used for luck and was given as tokens to samurai warriors. It was also given to the...

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