How to Make Japanese Fans. Japanese folding fans, also known as _sensu_, are as beautiful as they are functional. Fashioned out of decorative paper and wood, you can make your own in just a few simple steps.
History of Japanese Fans. When Westerners think of Japanese culture, beautifully illustrated Japanese fans are one of the first things that come to mind. In fact, the use of fans has permeated Japanese culture throughout its history.