Quilling, or paper filigree, is an intricate art form over 500 years old.
Quilling originated in European religious orders where they used
strips of paper resembling metal filigree in their reliquaries. The
pieces are created by rolling narrow strips of paper into various
shapes, and arranging them together to form a unique design.
Although quilling appears delicate and ornate, it is amazingly
simple and inexpensive. Great satisfaction is gained from the
versatility of creating unlimited designs. Pieces can be created flat
on a backing of paper or wood or free form 3-D stand alone objects
designed for the home or as gifts such as greeting cards and
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