Japanese braiding

Discover the ancient art of Japanese braiding with Kumihimo. Learn different techniques and create beautiful braided jewelry and accessories with our top ideas.
Japanese Hairstyle, Japanese History, Traditional Japanese, Different Types Of Braids, Japanese Braiding, Types Of Braids, Japanese Men, Traditional Crafts, Bag Handle

Kumihimo is the ancient art of Japanese braidmaking; admired for its dual qualities of usefulness and beauty, and associated with both fashion and the samurai. In this revised and updated edition of her classic instructional book, Jacqui Carey teaches the use of a marudai (round stand) to produce a variety of different types of braids, which can then be used to create countless combinations of colour, texture and material. Clear step-by-step photographs guide the beginner through each of the…