Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo

Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo

by Donna McKean-Smith


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Learn the basics of kumihimo braiding and beading to create over 12 pieces of gorgeous jewellery.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782215349
Publisher: Search Press
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 257,235
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Donna McKean-Smith founded Riverside Beads and Crafts early 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

Donna is a regular contributor to jewellery-making magazines, and has self-published her first guide to kumihimo, Bead-Braid-Twist. Donna is also a regular guest on Create and Craft, and can be found at craft shows around the UK.

Donna lives in Market Deeping near Peterborough, UK, with her husband and three sons.

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