Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Elegant Bracelet

The versatile design of the Elegant Bracelet from Christina Larsen’s book, Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy, is the perfect introductory project into the world of kumihimo wire jewelry making.

Although the Elegant Bracelet is easily personalized with any color wire you like, the bracelet shown pairs simple silver wire with twisted copper wire to emphasize the braid structure. Learn the basics of kumihimo wirework while making a simply beautiful everyday wardrobe staple.

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Elegant Bracelet

From Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Elegant Bracelet. Image courtesy of David Baum.

 

Project Details

Size
Bracelet shown measures 7/16” x 8” (11mm x 20.5 cm)

Level
Beginner

Required Materials
• 18-2/3′ (5.7 m) of silver 22-gauge wire
• 21′ (6.4 m) of copper 26-gauge wire OR 9 1⁄3′ (2.8 m) of copper 22-gauge pre-twisted wire
• 2 ribbon ends (13 mm)
• 3 jump rings (5 mm)
• 1 lobster claw clasp
• Extender chain

Required Tools
• Measuring tape
• Wire cutters or flush cutters
• Electrical tape
• Square kumihimo disk
• 2 pairs of flat-nose and chain-nose pliers
• E6000 glue

See more wire kumihimo projects in the Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy Lookbook!


Explore the world of kumihimo wire jewelry with Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy!

Post a Comment