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How to fold gold/silver joss paper ingot

Fold Gold/silver Joss Paper Ingot

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1 rectangular joss paper

1 rectangular joss paper

Flip it to blank side

Flip it to blank side

Fold into half as seen

Fold into half as seen

Fold up the left corner

Fold up the left corner

Fold down the other corner

Fold down the other corner

Flip, so the folded side is facing downwards

Flip, so the folded side is facing downwards

Rotate 90 degree clockwise so one of the longer side of the 'trapezium' is closest to you

Rotate 90 degree clockwise so one of the longer side of the 'trapezium' is closest to you

Fold into half as seen.  It is only normal that the folded sides are jutting out

Fold into half as seen. It is only normal that the folded sides are jutting out

Rotate 90 degree clockwise. Fold one side of the 'triangle' into half

Rotate 90 degree clockwise. Fold one side of the 'triangle' into half

Lift the other side of the 'triangle', then slot in the folded end from previous step

Lift the other side of the 'triangle', then slot in the folded end from previous step

Fold back down the lifted 'triangle'. Folded end should be underneath it. Doh!

Fold back down the lifted 'triangle'. Folded end should be underneath it. Doh!

Flip vertically to be as seen

Flip vertically to be as seen

Fold the remaining triangle into half

Fold the remaining triangle into half

Slot into the other half side

Slot into the other half side

What you have on hand should look like shown and not a crane

What you have on hand should look like shown and not a crane

Gently pry open the slit underneath with your nimble fingers(not in 50 shades of grey way)

Gently pry open the slit underneath with your nimble fingers(not in 50 shades of grey way)

Turn the folded piece around and pry open till you get the effect as seen. Use thumb to slightly depress the middle part on the top side

Turn the folded piece around and pry open till you get the effect as seen. Use thumb to slightly depress the middle part on the top side

Tadah! Your silver/gold joss paper origami. All your 16 steps and 20 seconds effort for every piece is ready to be offered and pollute. Cheers!

  • 1 silver/gold rectangular joss paper
  • 10 nimble fingers