Butterflies in the Sky Origami Art

In Will & Caro's transcendently inspiring wall art, hand-folded origami butterflies soar into a blue sky.
created by

Will and Caro

$180.00

created by

Will and Caro

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Winged Skies

Ah butterfly,
what dreams do you ply
with your beautiful wings?

―Kaga no Chiyo (1703-1775), loose translation by Michael R. Burch

A flock of snow-white butterflies―and one individualist in color―soar into the clouds in Will and Caro's exhilarating blend of traditional 3D origami and evocative watercolor sky print. The butterflies, made from the highest quality Chiyagami paper, are individually hand-folded and attached to the print, so each artwork looks just a little different from the next. Origami lovers are sometimes challenged with how to display it; here's a brilliant solution. This transcendently inspiring artwork lifts hearts and re-ignites dreams. Handmade in Melbourne, Australia.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

AU

Made in Australia

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Born in Australia and Finland, respectively, Carolyn Wong and William Du both grew up in creative families. Carolyn’s father was in the fashion and tailoring industry. As a little girl she paraded in her father’s beautiful creations. William developed his creative skills drawing alongside his brothers, all self-taught. Will and Caro create stunning art pieces with a story to tell, primarily working with traditional Japanese paper. They love its simplicity, purity, and delicacy, and its contrast with our era’s technology. Carolyn has a fascination with geometry balanced against subtle textures and intricate patterns, while William is intrigued with movement and disorder. Collaborating in their Melbourne studio, they create designs that evoke calm, yet also tantalize the senses.

Handmade Exclusive
Made from
glass, wood frame, japanese chiyogami paper, textured paper
Measurements
16.75" H x 16.75" W x 1.75" D
Ingredients
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Item ID
47378

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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