How to make silk-wrapped flowers?

Originally, silk-wrapped flower is a folk handicraft, known as “Hakka” in Taiwanese. As the name “wrapped flower” suggests, it is made by wrapping strings, which requires a great amount of patience. For centuries, people used to make their own wrapped flowers for Chinese New Year as lucky charms for the Spring Festival.

The creation process can be described as below:


While wrapping, it is important that each string is in order and smoothed out, and once each piece of paper is strung together, a flower is completed. Of course, it can be shaped into other forms as well.