The dichroic glass pendant in this beaded kumihimo necklace will make you remember wooded areas, rushing waterfalls and teaming streams.
Made with over 1,000 semi-precious jasper gemstone chips, pewter cube beads and glass Japanese seed beads, the 24-inch necklace is sure to delight those who enjoy fall colors and fashion. Matching earrings complete the set.
This kumihimo braiding project is not for beginners. You need to have some experience making necklaces with different types of beads and eight strands of cording using a round kumihimo disk.
Once you’ve mastered the basics, it will be easy to create a beautiful necklace with your favorite textured beads and jewelry findings. To give your chunky necklace some much need support, watch the video below for instructions on how to work kumihimo patterns around a core.
“By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion” (Psalm 137:1)
Kumihimo Braiding around A Core
In this video kumihimo braiding tutorial, you’ll learn how to use wire or rattail cording to form a thick rope when working with beads.