Origami Treasures…

Origami Crane Hair clips by Marta Cunha

Origami Crane Hair clips by Marta Cunha

Our first featured artist is the designer-maker Marta Cunha. She is originally from Portugal, but now calls Liverpool home. When she realised that origami could be more than a hobby, and that her origami pieces could be made small enough to be worn as unique items of jewellery Dark Horse Origami was born!

Silver Origami Earrings by Marta Cunha

Silver Origami Earrings by Marta Cunha

All the jewellery is created from handmade origami using Japanese washi paper which has been varnished twice, becoming lasting and water resistant.

Marta has also recently started making pure silver origami earrings and pendants.

Washi paper and Glass Pendants by Marta Cunha

Washi paper and Glass Pendants by Marta Cunha

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