Senbazuru

One Thousand Origami Cranes

The folding of 1,000 origami cranes is called Senbazuru (sen meaning 1,000, orizuru meaning cranes.) Legend has it that any who would make one crane for each of its years of life will be blessed with one wish by the crane.

Here we provide you with step-by-step instructions for making the first of the 1,000 cranes on your way to blessings. 

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