She explained that the design is called a Tomoko Fuse's Espiral. It doesn't take long with Google to learn more. Tomoko Fuse is a master Japanese Origami artist and published many books on the art of paper folding. There is a YouTube video on how to create this beautiful ornament yourself.
I had a better teacher though. Kris spent about thirty minutes with me this afternoon and gave me step-by-step lessons. Here is mine....
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