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About this design:

Another stab at kumihimo braiding using the Miyuki magatmas. Mixed it up a bit this time nestling in small forest green hex seed beads. Finished it off with wiring the end caps instead of glue using Swarovski Bermuda blue crystals.

Components:

Miyuki magatama midnight blue iris, Miyuki magatama seafoam green, Swarovski Bermuda blue crystal bicones, silver plated end caps, peacock blue C-Lon, twisted pewter toggle

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  1. Janet B
    Janet B says:

    Beautiful! I love the colours. I agree with wiring instead of using glue. I think it is much more secure, especially if you are selling. Watch out though, kumihimo is addictive!

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Lovely colors! I do alot of spiral ropes, and I always wire the ends….I think it’s much more durable. You are really good at Kumihimo–I might have to give it a try one of these days!

  3. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    Beautiful design and I love the colors you chose! :D

  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The color is fabulous and I love the variation in the texture!

  5. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Okay – now HOW did you wire the end caps? I have several ‘bell’ type end caps I can’t use ’cause I don’t know how – and don’t want to use glue.

  6. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Your bracelet is lovely and quite dressy -with a dark teal blue outfit – ooh -la-la

  7. Lady425 aka Beth
    Lady425 aka Beth says:

    Very impressive – I love your design! I especially like how you added 2 bicones at the ends – very creative. I love your kumihimo! I’ve just started getting into it, and I hope I can do something half as good as yours.

  8. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Thank you everyone and for Beth/Syd…I learned this from watching this video. So easy..

    http://meganraley.blogspot.com.....video.html

  9. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow Kats! I love this one! I have pinned many tuts on kumihimo but have yet to try it. Your piece may be my inspiration to finally give it a try. Thank you SO much for the link too, You’re the best! :)

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautifully done :D

  11. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Very pretty. Thanks for the video.

  12. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Yes this is so beautiful indeed!! I just started doing the Kumihimo, but have not done any with beads yet.I bought the bobbins yesterday and can’t wait to try!!I love your color combo in this piece.

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