Using only his hands and a single, square sheet of colorful paper, Gonzalo Garcia Calvo brings the animal kingdom to life through intricate folds.

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The display of origami horses was designed by acclaimed Belgian artist Charles Kaisin to celebrate the Chinese New Year. While saying good-bye to the year of the #horse, the 11 m high installation was custom-designed in the shape of a goat to welcome the arrival of the #Chinese year of the goat. All the #horses were hand folded using #gold foil, representing #fortune, and hung on #red string, representing #happiness and #prosperity in the coming year. #art #creative #origami #talent #DIY…

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Origami Horse Stud Earrings in Sterling Silver 925 by JamberJewels

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Roman Diaz Origami Horse by Himanshu (Mumbai, India), via Flickr

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November 11 is Origami Day in Japan, where the paper crane has become a symbol of peace, but did you know that Origami isn’t an entirely Japanese invention? Ancient Japanese origami used cut or marked paper, and was first mentioned in a poem from 1680. In Europe 100 years later, German pedagogue Friedrich Fröbel taught …

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