Origami 8 Pointed Star
Since ancient times, stars have attracted the attention of people. They were used for orientation on the terrain, to determine the time of year, the sides of the world, and much more. And now it is one of the most popular Christmas tree decorations on New Year’s Eve. To decorate the top of the Christmas tree, we have instructions for making a five-pointed star. And the shape of an eight-pointed star is more suitable for hanging on the branch. To do this, you can use an ordinary string or cord.
Fold the basic origami figure Bird.
You have an asymmetrical rhombus. Its upper corner should be recessed inside. To do this, we will make a “Shell” fold. The most detailed instructions for this technique can be found on our website in the corresponding section.
Flip the piece over to the internal side and fold the sides of the square inward so they are not visible from the front.
Did you know that geographers call it “the rose of the winds” or “the rose of the compass” and designate with its help the sides of the world? The top ray of the star points north, the bottom ray points south, the right ray points east, and the left ray points west.