People keep giving me foreign and local paper currency. A work colleague gave me a pair of battered US1 dollar notes and asked if I could do anything with them. I had heard (old wives tale perhaps) that it was unlucky to kill a money spider. These little critters apparently bring financial good luck.
I figured MAKING a money spider should be lucky, so set about to find one. Won Park, in his book “Extreme Origami” has a rather lovely spider fold that requires 2xUSD$1 notes, so I thought I would give it a try.
Tweezers and fingernails, terrifyingly accurate careful folding is necessary to tease out the details – it has lovely spidery legs (8 of them), a snarly pair of fangs, plump body and abdomen and even a pair of spinarettes on the tail – amazing. I feel quite privileged to fold it
Hope you like it Glenn.