The Art Of Gift Wrapping

By Elissa Tracy

 
Series: Life as Art | Story 19

November 30, 2023



Beyond the anticipation of what lies within, the presentation itself has become an art form. From ancient traditions to the modern evolution of gift wrapping, it’s all in the details of creativity, culture, and expression.

Gift wrapping, in its essence, is a practice that dates back centuries. In ancient cultures, the act of presenting a gift was often accompanied by elaborate rituals and symbolic wrappings. In Japan, the art of Furoshiki emerged, employing intricately folded cloth to encase and adorn presents, embodying a harmonious blend of form and function. As societies evolved, so di...



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