Twenty One Folds
Paper Origami Jewelry
Welcome to 21Folds
It takes twenty one folds to make a paper crane, to transform a sheet of paper into something beautiful. We believe that by looking at something as simple as paper, and seeing the promise it can hold, is what makes 21 Folds so great
We hope you explore our website and shop and enjoy our tiny origami earring creations, each set of paper earrings are hand folded with passion and care
Scottie Dogs Now Available
The Vixen Doggie is now live and available for purchase!
New doggies to look forward to each month!
Japanese prints with, vibrant and striking colors, based on traditional Japanese designs with symbols that represent beauty, fortune and life.
These patterns often include birds, flowers, trees, animals, dragons and geometric shapes.
Using Africa inspired vlisco or ‘Shweshwe’ fabric prints. “Inspired by Africa, made with a technique Indonesian Batik, designed in the Netherlands, Vlisco’s heritage and design signature is a multicultural melting pot of beauty and industrial craftsmanship.” Vlisco
Read about the woman from Japan that inspire us
Kick-ass woman of Japanese history
(est. b. 1157)
Known as Japan’s fiercest female warrior. This legendary female samurai heightens the importance of female independence and achievement
The pen name of a mysterious woman who lived during the Heian Period. She wrote The Tale of Genji, which is considered to be the world’s first full length novel.
One of the first Japanese feminists, Kishida was a public speaker who traveled the country during the Meiji period, speaking out on behalf of women’s rights
A designer who opened her own fashion house in 1951, Japan’s first and only female fashion designer to have her collections shown in Paris and New York
Not only is she a kick-ass cardiovascular surgeon but a JAXA astronaut who became the first Japanese woman to go into space in 1994.
The face of the 5,000 yen bill, Natsuko Higuchi (pen name: Ichiyo Higuchi) was a prominent writer and is known as the first woman writer of the modern era.
A victim of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima in WWII, this nine year old set out to fold one thousand paper cranes to grant her wish was to live.
The first woman physicist in Japan. A student in Paris, she was forced to return to Japan in 1945, she carried a spectrometer home strapped to her back.
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