Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo
by Dorothy Wood
Learn how to make stunning braided jewellery using the popular technique of Kumihimo – the art of Japanese braiding.
Kumihimo is enjoying a surge in popularity in contemporary jewellery making as an innovative and on-trend technique. This beginner-friendly guide features step-by-step diagrams and photographs to help you start braiding and create beautiful jewellery projects at home.
Written by renowned jewellery crafter and first Ambassador for Swarovski Elements, Dorothy Wood, The Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo is the essential guide to Japanese braiding techniques for jewellery craft.
The book covers a range of techniques including flat braids, square braids, honeycomb braids, hollow braids, spiral braids, braiding with beads, using different cords and wire, and finishing techniques.
It features templates to make your own Kumihimo disk and plate, plus a handful of contemporary projects for jewellery and accessories so you can put your newfound braiding skills to use straight away.