A Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo: 12 Beautiful Braided Jewellery Projects to Get You Started


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Kumihimo is a popular jewellery-making technique with origins in Japanese tradition. This colourful and informative beginner’s guide to the craft explains how to use a circular kumihimo disc and a variety of braids and beads to create 12 stunning pieces of jewellery, plus colour and style variations, for any occasion. Kumihimo is a transportable craft so once you have mastered the basics of placing your braids over the disc in different formations to make a variety of patterns and motifs, you can create kumihimo jewellery wherever you go.

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Weight 312 g
Dimensions 204 × 260 mm

Donna McKean-Smith

Author Bio

Donna McKean-Smith founded Riverside Beads and Crafts in 2002. Riverside has grown to be a household name in the jewellery-making and craft industry, bringing a wonderful range of craft and beading materials both to Donna's own shop and online at http://www.riversidebeads.co.uk

Donna is a regular contributor to jewellery-making magazines, and has self-published her first guide to kumihimo: 'Bead-Braid-Twist'. Donna is a regular guest on Create and Craft, and can be found at craft shows around the UK. She lives in Market Deeping near Peterborough, UK, with her husband and three sons.