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FANO is the ‘reincarnation’ of lovingly made orizuru paper cranes sent to Hiroshima from within Japan and around the globe, totalling 10 million per year and weighing 10 tons. FANO is a handheld fan made from recycled paper cranes sent to Hiroshima.
- Fan part is made out of paper cranes recycled paper, the handle portion is made of thinned wood.
- Contains the character of large PEACE on the surface. On the back side it is written that it is paper made from paper cranes.
- Part of the proceeds is used to fund the activities of the social contribution activity "Ongaeshi Project”, which is a peace education project with paper-crane recycled products which aims to relay the wish for peace sent to Hiroshima from the world.
《Fan surface/package》30% Recycled origami crane paper / 70% Recycled milk carton pulp
《Handle/Handle string fastner》Hinoki thinned wood
《Open》Height 33cm / Fan diameter 22cm
- Country of origin：Japan
FANO is a handheld fan made from recycled paper cranes sent to Hiroshima.
More than a functional item for generating cool breezes, FANO makes an ideal gift that can help promote peace and sustainability. It makes a meaningful and original souvenir or promotional item.
FANO is the ‘reincarnation’ of lovingly made orizuru paper cranes sent to Hiroshima from within Japan and around the globe, totalling 10 million per year and weighing 10 tons. In supporting the paper crane projects helmed by the city of Hiroshima, we hope to convey our appreciation to the original well wishers and crafters who made and sent the cranes. With the aid of creative thinking and innovative technology, we have transformed them into something original, useful and uniquely Japanese.
To the paper crane makers of the world – thank you.
It is our sincere hope that your paper cranes, reborn as FANO, will spread winds of peace and positive change throughout the world.
Every year there are millions of paper crane sent to Hiroshima from people all over the world to promote peace. And now, the paper cranes that have become a symbol of peace reincarnates in to paper fans for people all over the world. What a great initiative! Great to use yourself but also great for gifts.