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Kumihimo

Discover the ancient art of braiding cords, otherwise known as Kumihimo in Japanese. Making cords is fun, easy and fast. In fact, a technique that looks this great shouldn't be this easy! Kumihimo (pronounced koo-mee-HEE-mo) is the ancient art of Japanese board braiding.


Book - Kumi Braiding with Beads, Thread, Yarns, Cord

CODE: BSBK916

$22.95
In stock

 

Kumi Braiding with Beads, Thread, Yarn and Cords. Braid beauty into necklaces you will be happy to wear and proud to give as gifts. The kumihimo foam braiding disc makes braiding fast and easy.

This illustrated book explains how to get started and offers tips to make Kumihimo braiding easy. The book has creative ideas and how to set the disc to achieve different patterns in the braid.

Written by Suzanne McNeill


Book - Kumihimo - Braiding for Jewellery Designers

CODE: BSKBK408

$17.25
In stock

Kumihimo Braiding for Jewellery Designers is an in-depth "how to" book for using kumihimo braiding in jewellery design. Kumihimo Braiding for Jewellery Designers is an illustrated step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow and will have you creating beautiful braided jewellery.

Kumihimo Braiding for Jewellery Designersfeatures projects for the pure novice as well as some intermediate level designs

Written by Anne Dilker an Artist and Jewellery Designer.

by BeadSmith


Book - Kumihimo - Braiding with Beads

CODE: BSKBK417

$17.25
In stock

Kumihimo Braiding ith Beads has 3 braided and beaded jewellery projects on the kumihimo disk. In this booklet are four cool bead shapes: pinch beads, twist drops, Rizo and daggers with step by step instrucitons for earrings and 2 necklaces.

The projects in this booklet assume you've done at least a few beaded braids. The first project recaps essential skills like disk setup, how to lock the beads in place and finishing.

Written by Rebecca Ann Combs.

by BeadSmith


Embellishment Thread Cards - 6 Co-ordinating Colours- 22 meters total

CODE: BSOTSCRT113

$11.25
In stock

Embellishment Thread are beautiful, bright, bold.

These gorgeous Embellishment Threads are ideal for combining with other cords for Kumihimo braiding, or ribbons, cords and beads to fabricate exciting contemporary work and are suitable for a variety of other craft applications. Embellishment Threads can also be used with The Spinster to create unique cords.

Threads may vary slightly from those pictured, but will be within the same coordinating colour range.

by On The Surface


Kumihimo - Bobezz Thread Bobbins (Weights) - No Tangle - 8 pieces

CODE: BSKBOB1W

$12.75
In stock

The Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbins with built in weights and have a protective locking feature which prevent threads from unravelling.The top lip of the bobbin folds down over the bottom lip to fasten the cord/wire to prevent unraveling. Use the Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbins to keep the threads from tangling while you work and use multiple bobbins to secure all your loose ends as you work.

The Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbinsare perfect for your kumihimo, Macrame, Knitting and beading. Made from a soft plastic, they are pliable, stackable and translucent and the weights are easily removed.


Kumihimo - Bobezz Thread Bobbins - No Tangle

CODE: BSKBOB1

$0.95
In stock

The Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbins have a protective locking feature which prevent threads from unravelling.The top lip of the bobbin folds down over the bottom lip to fasten the cord/wire to prevent unraveling. Use the Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbins to keep the threads from tangling while you work and use multiple bobbins to secure all your loose ends as you work.

The Kumihimo Bobezz Thread Bobbinsare perfect for your kumihimo, Macrame, Knitting and beading. Made from a soft plastic, they are pliable, stackable and translucent.


Kumihimo - Braiding Disc (Double Density)

CODE: BSKD608

$9.65
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Double Density Disc are available in two sizes; Mini Disc or Disk. The Bead Smith Kumihimo Disc you can create Beautiful braided cord or wire projects quicky. The Double Density Disc are made of 3/4 inch (20 mm) dense foam, double the thickness of our standard kumihimo disks!

The additional tension created by the increased thickness is useful when braiding Tex 135 S-Lon, #12 Pearle silk, and 30G (or smaller) wire.  The Kumihimo Disks are portable so you can easily take your projects almost anywhere.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Braiding Disc or Plate

CODE: BSKD603

$5.75
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Disc are available in three sizes; Mini Disc, Disk or Plate. The Bead Smith Kumihimo Disc you can create rounded braids and the Bead Smith Kumihimo Plate you can create round or flat braids. The Disc and Plates are made of 3/8 inch (1 cm) dense foam.

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Disc and Plates you will be able to create beautiful braiding projects quickly. Both tools are sturdy and will hold threads firmly as you braid. They are portable so you can easily take your projects almost anywhere.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Barrel - 3mm

CODE: BSKUMFSB03CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Barrel shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Barrel - 4mm

CODE: BSKUMFSB04CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Barrel shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Barrel - 6mm

CODE: BSKUMFSB06CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Barrel shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Barrel - 8mm

CODE: BSKUMFSB08CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Barrel shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Bullet - 3mm

CODE: BSKUMFS03CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Bulllet shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Bullet - 4mm

CODE: BSKUMFS04CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Bulllet shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Bullet - 6mm

CODE: BSKUMA06ASP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Bulllet shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Finding Set - Bullet - 8mm

CODE: BSKUMFS08CP

$6.50
In stock
Kumihimo Finding Set is a great way to finish your Kumihimo creations. Kumihimo braids require large, neat finding to turn them into jewellery.
This Kumihimo Finding Set contain 7 pieces 
                                       2x Bulllet shaped glue-on end caps
                                       2x Oval jump rings
                                       1x Pendant Slide
                                       1x Toggle Clasp.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Black Ice

CODE: BSKUMIKIT70

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Crystal
                            8/0 Czech seed bead - Black Diamond
                            Grey S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour end caps, 2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Crystals and Platinum Pearls

by BeadSmith

                           

Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Bright Emerald

CODE: BSKUMIKIT58

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Emerald, 
                            Vintage Jade S-Lon cord, 
                            Silver colour end caps,
                            2x Oval Jump Rings,
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Emerald Crystals


by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Caribbean

CODE: BSKUMIKIT55

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Caribbean Blue
                            Capri Blue S-Lon cord
                            Gold colour end cap
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Gold colour clasp with Swarovski Light Sapphire Crystal

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Crystal Dawn

CODE: BSKUMIKIT71

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 6/0 Czech seed bead - Crystal
                            8/0 Czech seed bead - Bright Silver
                            Silver S-Lon cord,
                            Grey S-Lon - Size D
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Crystals and Pearl

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Dark Neutrals

CODE: BSKUMIKIT72

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead - Jet
                            6/0 Czech seed beads - Black Diamond
                            Gray S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Jet Crystal

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Dusk and Dawn

CODE: BSKUMIKIT53

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed beads - Black Diamond
                            4mm Silver glass pearls
                            Black S-Lon cord
                            Grey S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Black Diamond Crystals and Black Pearl

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Jet and Crystal

CODE: BSKUMIKIT68

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead - Crystal
                            6/0 Czech seed beads - Jet
                            Black S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour end caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Black Diamond Crystals

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Ocean Streams

CODE: BSKUMIKIT74

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 6/0 Czech seed bead - Bright Silver
                            6mm Czech gass beads - Capri Blue
                            Capri Blue S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Montana Crystal

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Petite Evergreen

CODE: BSKUMIKIT63

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Evergreen
                            Avocado S-Lon cord
                            Gold colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Gold colour clasp with Swarovski Emerald Crystal

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Petite Pebblestone

CODE: BSKUMIKIT62

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Pebblestone
                            Black S-Lon cord
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Mocha Crystal
by BeadSmith

Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Petite Wheatberry

CODE: BSKUMIKIT69

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 8/0 Czech seed bead mix - Wheatberry
                            Gold S-Lon cord
                            Gold colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Golden Shadow Crystals and Bright Gold Pearl 

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Jewellery Kit - Silver and Black Twist

CODE: BSKUMIKIT69

$44.00
In stock

The Bead Smith Kumihimo Jewellery Kit includes beads, findngs and cord to make a necklace up to 18 inches (46cm) long. The kit has detailed Project Instructions.

The Kit includes: 6/0 Czech seed bead - Bright Silver
                            6/0 Czech seed beads - Jet
                            8/0 Czech seed beads - Crystal
                            Grey S-Lon cord
                            Grey S-Lon - size D
                            Silver colour End Caps
                            2x Oval Jump Rings
                            Zap gel
                            Silver colour clasp with Swarovski Golden Jet Crystal

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Kumi Handle with Disk

CODE: BSKDHOLD

$24.50
In stock

This innovative new kumihimo accessory helps to reduce hand fatigue so you can braid longer and faster! The hollow plastic Kumi Handle™ fits securely in the included round kumihimo disk and enables you to hold and rotate the disk with one hand while you move the threads with the other. The disk will hold threads firmly as you braid.

Comes with braiding and project instructions and has a opaque purple handle.

by BeadSmith


Kumihimo - Starter Kit

CODE: BSKUMI-KIT2

$42.00
In stock

The Beadsmith Kumihimo Braiding Starter Kits include everything you need to make your first Kumihimo creations. The Kit contains instructions and project ideas to make the braids, which are in English.

Each Kit contains:
Kumihimo Braiding Disk
8 Bob-eez No-tangle Thread Bobbins
Kumihimo Accessories
Yarn to complete braid

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 1mm

CODE: BSRT1BL

$6.80
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 1mm - Mix

CODE: BSRT1MIX12

$10.60
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 2mm

CODE: BSRT2AGR

$6.80
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 2mm - Mix

CODE: BSRT2MIX02

$10.60
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 3mm

CODE: BSRT3BL

$6.80
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith


Satin Cord - Rattail - 3mm - Mix

CODE: BSRT3MIX602

$12.20
In stock

Rattail is a registered trademark of the manufacturer of the rayon satin cord. Rayon is a high-quality satin cord manufactured in the USA. It has a shiny look and a silky feel. Satin is not a fabric type - it refers to the way a fabric is woven to produce a shiny side and a matte side. For satin cord, the shiny part is on the outside of the cord.

Rattail is great for braiding Kumihimo and for projects such as micro macrame, chinese knotting, bead cord, trims, laces, bridal veils, wedding favors, scrapbooking, ties and even shoelaces.

by BeadSmith

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