LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry

Origami
$16.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9784805311516
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9784805311516
Format:
Trade Paperback & DVD
Date Published:
10/27/2015
Illustrations:
instructional DVD; 120 color photographs; over 200 diagrams
Number of Pages:
80
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

You'll be delighted at how quick, fun and inexpensive it is to make beautiful folded paper jewelry! Who knew that papercraft could be used to create such gorgeously wearable jewelry pieces?

Learn to make lovely pendants, medallions, charms, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings in minutes by following the detailed instructions in this easy origami book from renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander — authors of the bestselling Money Origami Kit and LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Butterflies Kit.

The instructions and diagrams in this beginner origami book are easy to follow, and the 2 hours of step-by-step video instructions on the enclosed free DVD show you how to quickly fold and assemble the paper pieces into exquisite jewelry. The papers and other materials needed are inexpensive and available in every craft store. Mix and match the modular paper components into sophisticated ensembles, to create designs to match your hair, skin tone and wardrobe. You can coat all the pieces in this origami book with a simple starch-based paste, which provides remarkable strength and allows you to wear the jewelry for many years.

LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry shows you how to make origami fashion jewelry that your friends will admire for its elegance, simplicity, and ingenuity.

About the Author:
Origami Master Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for over 40 years, and is considered a leading authority and master of the art. An avid teacher, LaFosse co-founded the Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami, and the only place in the world specializing in hand papermaking for the origami artist. Author of many books and videotapes relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. He was prominently featured in the recent Peabody Award-winning documentary, Between the Folds.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, where he is the chief papermaker. As a designer his specialties have included biology (systems ecology) and landscape architecture. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and more than seventy books, kits, and videos about paper and paper arts.