Category: Art of Paper quilling

History of Paper Quilling

The word ‘Quilling’ also known as ‘Paper Filigree’ is a form of paper art, where thin strips of paper are rolled & shaped to form beautiful and intricate designs. Although it’s considered a less complicated art form, it is extremely time intensive, hence requires a lot of patience from the artists.

         

Many consider Quilling to be a contemporary art form, however, very few are aware of it’s long standing history. Quilling dates back to the 16th & 17th century, where it was practiced by the French & Italian nuns. Though it is said to have it’s origin in Egypt, it … read more