Others say origami originated from Japan in Heian era (741 – 1191). as a pastime for women and children.
The art of paper folding without any cutting was only developed in Muromachi Period (1338 – 1573).
At the end of Edo period (1603 – 1867), the designs had grew from a few single design to about 70, which include crane, frog, ship, goldfish, and balloon.
Regardless of the origin, this ancient Japanese art of paper folding transcends the barriers created by differences in language. Like any good writing instruments that remove the barriers of language, Namiki created 5 pens under the Origami theme.
The crane symbolize long life and happiness. The ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane.
Windmill, a symbol of power and movement, which is very well mentioned in Orwell “Animal Farm”. In his book, it symbolize the power equation between the pigs and the other animals.
It show the tremendous power of the pigs and their amazing ability to manipulate the other animals. This is a very interesting book. We encourage you to have a read.
In Asia, goldfish represents gold, wealth and prosperity. The ancient Eyptians believed that having goldfish in the house was especially lucky for the while family.