You will not be able to resist this striking blue and silver necklace in an unusual kumihimo braiding set with pewter tulip end caps and a fabulous pendant made from distinctive re-cycled wine bottles from a famous winery. On either side of the pendant are silver spacers with the word, “LOVE” etched on them—an appropriate sentiment for a special friend.
Quick and easy enough for a beginner, it’s also a great way to use up leftover beads and kumihimo braiding supplies in your stash! Woven with a basic 8-warp kumihimo pattern, the simple necklace becomes a fancy jewelry piece with silver and sparkly blue seed beads along with a stunning frosted blue glass pendant.
I Don’t Like to Spend a Much Time on Kumihimo Braiding. How about You?
If you’re looking for a project that takes little time to complete and looks like a million bucks when it’s finished, then you’re going to love making this one! It’s so easy, you can start and finish the project, including attaching the end caps, chain (if desired) and clasp, in one evening.
To make your offering especially nice, you can tuck the finished piece inside a distinctive silver or blue organza jewelry pouch for gifting and storage. What a lovely way to display the sparkling colors in this gorgeous kumihimo braiding set.
“And He has filled [her] with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills–to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze…to engage in all kinds of artistic crafts.” (Exodus 35:31-33)