You see these types of flowers in traditional hair ornaments worn by Geisha.......
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|Images from Kanzashi In Bloom|
So I was really pleased to see some videos (plus pictures) about the folding basics from Joggles.com in their recent newsletter. Here are the links.....
Kanzashi Folding Techniques
Kanzashi Blooms and Centers
There are a lot of videos on YouTube that show how to make these flowers too........here's one....
Kanzashi Pointed Petal
And, if you Google the word.....Kanzashi.... you can find lots of pictures for inspiration.
By the way...making these flowers can become addictive:)
p.s.....you can also make them with tissue paper for card making and scrap booking.