made from hand painted art paper and coated with 4 layers of epoxy varnish.
paper: textured/metallic art paper and recycled brown paper
size: height 40mm
finding: antiqued nickle-plated brooch pin
all of my origami figurines have one coat of epoxy varnish making them reasonably durable - kitten proof and crash tested with small children. the uv-stabilizer in the varnish also prevents the colours and art fading over time.