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Fashionable Folds: Accessories Inspired By The Japanese Art Of Origami

Sukriti Dubey 11th Dec 2017

Origami is the Japanese art of folding papers into finished sculptures. Besides being a favorite craft among kids, this age-old art has found its way into the mainstream home décor as well. The fascination with origami has lead designers and artists to explore new and interesting ways to craft home accents, like folding flat sheets of brass into spectacular whimsy sculptures. Check out our favorite Origami and folded-paper inspired home accessories!

1. Grace & Gleam

Grace & Gleam Installation Artifact By Site Art Store

Grace & Gleam Installation by Site Art Store

Nothing matches the grace of the peacock. This showpiece handcrafted from folding brass sheets, is a manifestation of beauty and timelessness. Paired with candle holders, this will be the star of your living room!

2. Platter

Platter Platter By Site Art Store

Platter by Site Art Store

Drawing inspiration from the folded paper boxes, this platter has been laser cut to retain the visual form of those paper boxes. The tray takes a creative spin on it by making it more functional with inbuilt napkin holder, toothpick holder and enough serving space.

3. Bird of Paradise

Bird Of Paradise (Small) Curio By Site Art Store

Bird Of Paradise (Small) by Site Art Store

With thin strips of copper expertly interwoven, this piece exudes grace and elegance like none other. Hand-woven, this one exhibits art and creativity at its best. Place it on the side table in your living room or decorate your bare walls by hanging them up.

4. Origami Flower Earrings

Origami Lily Earrings Earring By Site Art Store

Origami Lily Earrings by Site Art Store

The gold matte earrings are made from meticulously folding sheets of brass into a beautiful floral pattern. A gorgeous outfit embellishment, this would work well with formal wear and can also spruce up a casual look to a chic look, adding a feminine charm to it.

5. Dove Chimes

Dove Chime (Ring) Curio By Site Art Store

Dove Chime (Ring) by Site Art Store

Chimes are always a favorite.  These dove chimes are a pleasant shift from the mundane ones. The doves are made in brass cutwork, inspired by the origami designs. It’s a chic and contemporary curio that can be hung in the garden, balcony or the entryway.

6. Candle Holder

Brass Punch Candle With Bamboo Stand Candle Stand By Site Art Store

Brass Punch Candle With Bamboo Stand by Site Art Store

Mimicking the look of paper crafts we used to make in art classes, the sharp yet delicate design creates a beautiful aesthetic. The geometry and gentle modernity will bring a warm illumination to a simple setting. There is beauty in every fold!

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