Since the earliest days of making books, boxes have played an integral part.  That included making simple slipcases for bound books, to elaborate and embellished containers to hold the precious rare or sacred manuscript.  I decided to embark on an exploration of box making, with an intent to make treasure boxes–interactive boxes with secret drawers and spaces for the things we hold dear.  I’ve continued in my quest to find new ways to express my passion for Japanese paper, as you will see!

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