Learn how to make a long origami gem box, this is like a crystal with two points. This a more advanced model, but not too hard. Makes a wonderful gift box.
Oh dear, people are starting to notice I only make boxes, so… I wonder what the next video will be. Maybe another gem kind of thing…
I came up with this box ages ago, back when I did the gem box and templates… just forgot about it.
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You will need:
▸ 2 sheets of square paper.
The smaller sheet is 3/4 the size of the larger one.
I used: 20 x 20 cm & 15 x 15 cm, the paper I used in the tutorial are available here: big & small.
Final Size: 10.7 cm L x 5.3 cm W x 3.5 cm H
Other size combinations:
15 x 15 cm & 11 x 11 cm – Final size: 8 cm L x 4 cm W x 2.7 cm H
17 x 17 cm & 13 x 13 cm – Final size: 9 cm L x 4.5 cm W x 3 cm H
21 x 21 cm & 16 x 16 cm – Final size: 11 cm L x 5.6 cm W x 3.7 cm H
30 x 30 cm & 23 x 23 cm – Final size: 15.8 cm L x 8 cm W x 5.3 cm H
Yes could you please post the diagrams for this? I really like this box, but I always do better with diagrams for some reason. Thanks in advance! 🙂
P.S. All your tutorials are so stinkin’ cool!!
I will be posting the diagrams for this in an upcoming ebook dedicated to gem shaped origami <3
I love boxes! keep doing boxes!
I made the paper for the lid 3/4″ smaller as indicted but the lid came out about 1/4″ all around too big. In the last couple minutes of your video you kind of fell off the edge of the viewing area so it was hard to see what you were doing exactly but I figured you were folding the edges in all around to make a double thickness wall. I like all your box tutorials, especially the stacked horizontal drawers with the pull handles and the snail is my favorite animal one. Thanks for re-initiating my interest in origami!
Yes, sorry about that.. let me know if you need any further help with the lid or size of the paper 🙂 The paper needs to be 3/4 the size of the larger paper (not inches), so for example take the size of your larger paper and divide it by 1.33 and the result is the size you need for the lid. Hope that helps 🙂
Thanks Chrissy. I realized my mistake after watching the video the second time. I’ve made so many of these boxes, I’ve lost count!
It is a bit like the diamond tutorial, thank you! 🙂
I didn’t use this box for putting gems in, but I did use it for putting bracelets in.
It’s a beautiful box and I must thank you for all these clear beautiful and kawaii tutorials!
You’re welcome thanks for the lovely comment! 🙂