How to pack a gift? Japanese equipment of a furoshika
|It is a little simple to buy a gift, it is necessary also it is beautiful to present it. Therefore before holidays we often ask a question "How to pack a gift?" If you were bothered by a traditional brown paper, offer you a Japanese way of packing of gifts - furoshik.|
Literally furoshik (or furosik) can be translated, as "a bathing rug". The matter is that in Japanese baths (truck) people walked in easy kimonos from cotton. Changing clothes from street clothes in a kimono for a bath, they stood on special rugs - chic. After disguise in this rug wrapped street clothes, and after a bath - a wet kimono that it was more convenient to bear it home. So furoshik began to use for carrying of subjects, turning it a small knot. The first mentions of a furoshika belong to the XII century. During Edo's era (the XVII-XIX centuries) color and a pattern of a furoshika started symbolizing shop where he was acquired, or even belonging to an aristocratic family.
Now furoshik use for packing of gifts. Fabric allows to pack a gift of any form and the size, taking the form of that subject which you pack. And the abundance of layers, various forms of knots, softness of fabric, variety of invoices, patterns and coloring allow to pack a gift is original and unique. Fabric for a furoshika can be different, cotton, silk and the mixed fabrics are most widespread. Use generally square pieces from 40 to 80 cm in size (most often), but to pack a gift of the big size by means of a two-meter piece of fabric - too not a problem at due skill.
To pack a gift in equipment of a furoshika, it is necessary to be trained a little. At you it can turn out not at once, but the result costs the spent efforts. In fact, furoshik are reminded by origami. In equipment of a furoshika it is possible to pack a gift of any character - from sweets to laptops. From a furoshika original bags made of cloth turn out even - to attach wooden handles to knot enough.
If you decided to pack sweets, remember that each candy is wrapped separately. It is possible to pack in equipment of a furoshika fruit, ware or a traditional Japanese breakfast in a box - bento. Then it is possible to thrust beautifully in a small knot chopsticks.
There are different ways of packing of a furoshika depending on the packed subject. Before packing a gift, we advise you to choose the necessary way of packing.
The general ways of packing of a furoshika include:
Ways of packing of gifts in equipment of a furoshika happen such:
If you want to present a bottle of expensive wine or champagne, pay attention to ways of packing of bottles in equipment of a furoshika:
Even if you read names of all ways, it is all the same difficult to pack a gift in equipment of a furoshika if you do not know how it is correct to make it. The committee of environmental protection of Japan published schemes of packing of gifts on the site. Why this organization? The matter is that furoshik is an environmentally friendly way to pack a gift. Fabric, unlike paper, can repeatedly be used, it do not throw out after packing of a gift.
We suggest you to study these schemes that you had no question any more "How to pack a gift in equipment of a furoshika?" Also remember: if you do not know how to pack a gift - try packing in equipment of a furoshika. We are sure that the gift packed in such a way will turn out original and memorable!
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