Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Stars of David
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the construction of Stars of David by folding paper. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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The Interwoven Star of David - 1882 onwards

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'Joujoux En Papier' by Tom Tit, which was published in Paris by Paul Lechevalier in 1924, contained diagrams for 'L'Etoile A Devider', a two part modular Star of David folded from equilateral triangles.

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'El Plegado y Cartonaje en la Escuela Primaria' by Antonio M Luchia and Corina Luciani de Luchia, which was published by Editorial Kapelusz in Buenos Aires in 1940 contains a design sequence called 'Roseta de Tres Puntas' (Rosette with Three Points),folded from an equilateral triangle, which culminates in a decorative Star of David folded

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