Kumihimo Braided Hemp and Bead Bracelet
DIY Kumihimo Braiding Techniques for Jewelry Bracelet
Comprehensive Treatise of Braids VI: Kumihimo Disk and Plate by Makiko Tada, creator of the hand held disk and plate and she shows us how to use these tools to make Japanese and Andean braids as well as new types of braids that she has designed. The book has excellent photos and graphics to make over 30 braids and instruction on how to turn them into sculptural necklaces and brooches. On the cover you can see braids within braids, flat spirals, use of beads and braids that curve and zigzag.