A Beginner's Guide to Making Braids for Beautiful Cord Jewelry
Beth Kemp - All books by this author
The traditional Japanese art of cord braidingknown as kumihimohas been around for centuries. The technique, which uses a loom and several strands of silk thread, was once used to create the strong, slender cords that reinforced samurai warrior armor. Today, it is primarily used to make beautiful, color-drenched cords for jewelry and other decorative items. In Twist, Turn & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids, readers will get everything they need to get started in this ancient craft, including a mini braiding loom! They’ll also find:
About The Author:
Beth Kemp's love of textiles and beading led her to the art of kumihimo after a decade in the prestige jewelry industry. Today, she shares her knowledge of the art from through articles, books, classes, and her online store, Braid and Bead Studio.
Hardcover / 128 Pages / 8 ¾ x 8 ¾ / 2014