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Burgundy Wave

About this design:

Necklace and earrings .
Burgundy.... For some reason the photo would not really show the correct color of Magatama beads : they are Burgundy Gold but it show them as brown :( and there are reds, purples and copper in them.The lucite flowers on the other hand are not that purple , they are burgundy also :(


Czech beads 6/0 and Miyuki Long Magatama, Lucite flowers ( I used two on each end ;) ,copper wire, copper chain and copper plated hook.

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  1. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Your kumihimo designs are beautiful and I especially love this one! The last photo really show the colors well. I have just started kumihimo and it’s adictive! I’m ready to start using long magatamas…is there any particular places for the best prices? Can’t wait until I can use the magatamas as well as you do. And your matching earring are an extra special touch!

  2. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:


  3. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Julia, this is gorgeous. I love how you incorporate different beads in with the magatamas. I forgot to ask you the last time, but, if I may ask now, what size Lucite flowers do you use for the ‘cones’?

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, gembeans ( sorry I do not know your name …) and Peggy :) Long magatama’s ( Miyuki) best prices and very good choice are in

    Small magatama (TOHO) which looks like Miyuki’s fringe drops but 1/2 mm smaller are here on the Lima Beads: better choice and better prices. I wish LB would carry Long Magatama though…

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You Lois :)

    Bell flowers are more suitable for it then trumpets : 12mm by 18mm and 23mm by 22mm.

    On this one: 12mm by 18mm and I doubled them. I may triple them next time ;) it is a very nice extension… lol

  6. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Yes, I love your use of lucite for end cones, genius idea! I’ve been looking and comparing long magatamas–it get so confusing… Thanks for the help!

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    What confuses you? May I help?

  8. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Very pretty, Julia!

  9. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, darling :)

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Julia, another winning design :D

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Asia :)

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh my…it looks like a berry wreath…so.pretty.

  13. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Julia, thank you for that very helpful information. I’m new at kumihimo and because of your designs, have started added some of my long mags. that I have collected. I love your use of the Lucite flowers and thank you for sharing your idea of what kinds and sizes to use.

  14. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Lois, my pleasure! :) And good luck! :) :)

    The trumpet flowers are beautiful but they have a one side opening and as a result your threads are difficult to hide ;)

  15. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Deb :)

  16. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Another beauty, Julia! Llove the colors!

  17. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Maria :)

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