The fascinating art of paper-folding, known as origami, has been practiced in Japan for centuries. It is more than the creation of delightful paper figures-it's an intricate craft than can be enjoyed by the young and old alike. This kit includes everything the beginner, or accomplished folder, needs to create a variety of origami projects. Two books each containing remarkably clear and easy-to-follow instructions for creating 15 objects, and accompanied by step-by-step diagrams that make folding as easy as 1-2-3! Also included are 96 sheets of specially produced folding paper for origami plus two sheets of gold metallic paper for truly dazzling effects.