Kumihimo Books

Books for Braiding Disk and Plates


SALE! 20% off -- Necklaces Braided on the Kumihimo Disk

by Karen DeSousa

This project-oriented book is written in English and with photos showing you step-by-step how to make a braid how it should look as you're creating it and how to turn it into a beautiful necklace. It includes easy-to-follow instructions for 10 necklaces including braiding with beads. For those who love the kumihimo disk and really want to put it through it's paces this book is for you. Includes projects for all skill levels and all ages. Softcover 36 pages measures 8.5 x 11.

SALE! - 740 - $17.59

Braiding Disk Instructions

A printed copy of our free online disk instructions. Well illustrated and step by step guide to various braids.

Item # - 735 - $1.99

Braiding Plate Instructions

A printed copy of our free online disk instructions. Well illustrated and step by step guide to various braids.

Item # - 736 - $2.49

Kumihimo: Basics and Beyond

by Rebecca Combs


This book is ideal for beginners or those who have made a kumihimo braid and are ready to add beads, mix up fibers, and expand their skills. This all-in-one resource provides clear techniques for both all-cord and beaded braids, plus it teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. All 24 projects use an easy-to-find kumihimo disk. 96 pages.


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Item # - 749 - $21.99

Books for Braiding Disk and Marudai


Kumihimo Wire Jewelry

by Giovanna Imperia

Innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. 144 pages, softbound.

Item # - 743 - $21.99