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Kumihimo Bracelet with PIP Beads, 3 Design Options and 3 Colorways - DIY Kumihimo Bracelet - Beading Kit with Preciosa Pip Beads

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Made in Chico, California

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Pip beads are fabulous for kumihimo. They are shaped like small petals and lends themselves to flower designs and geometrical dimensional designs. This kit comes in 3 colorways and varying amounts of PIP beads depending on the design you want to make.

The manual is comprehensive and easy to follow. No previous experience of kumihimo is required for this project.

The kit includes:
• 120, 180 or 240 Preciosa PIP Beads
• Miyuki 8/0 Seed Beads
• Miyuki 11/0 Seed Beads
• Toggle Clasp 6.2mm inner Ø
• C-Lon Fine Weight Bead Cord - precut tied to a paper clip
• 1mm Nylon Satin Cord for the Inner Core - precut tied to a paper clip
• 25 page manual with 4 design options. Access to PDF is on a card inside the kit.

The manual is easy to follow with 25 pages, 51 pictures and charts. It includes how to set up your cords on the K-Disk, how to load the beads, how to braid, how to braid with beads, how to remove your project from the K-Disk, how to prepare the ends for the clasp, and how to finish the project. It has notes on best practices, braiding mantras, and tips throughout, a what if? section, plus standard bracelet lengths, and how to care for the pieces. The tutorial is focused on the PIP Flower Design, which has a complex bead placement. The tutorial is broken down into a series of simple logical steps to help achieve great results on your first try. These same simple steps can be applied to all the designs within the tutorial.

Kit Options:

A. PIP Flower Design - Flowers made with PIPs at regular intervals, with 8/0s in the background - Comes with 120 PIP beads.

B. Half Round PIP Design - Similar to the PIPs All Around, but with all 8s on the back side for comfort and a lower profile - Comes with 180 PIP Beads.

C. PIPs All Around Design - Sculptural, geometrical, dimensional, the easiest design with PIPs interspersed with 8/0s - Comes with 240 PIP beads.

Color Options:

1. Argento - All silver, tow tone with brighter PIPs and darker Miyuki beads, and antique silver tob=ggle clasp.

2. Azuro Metallico - Dark blue metallic PIPs, with blue-green-grey Miyuki beads, and black oxide toggle clasp.

3. Copper Venus - Dark amber with an aurora borealis finish PIPs, Duracoat dark copper Miyuki beads, plus antique copper toggle clasp.

The Duo PIP Flower Design for dual tone PIP beads is also included in the manual. Check the kits with dual tone PIP beads at this listing at https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/547359233/.

In addition you will need the following for this project:

Kumihimo Tools
• Thick Mini Kumihimo Disk
• 8 EZ Bobs
• 1 Mini-Clamp
• 1 Weighted EZ Bob
These items are available on these listings: https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/470800693/ and https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/470800903/. Choose the option with the thick mini kumihimo disk. You do not need and needles or beeswax for this project.


Additional Tools Needed
• Scissors
• Heavy Duty Scissors, Shears or Snips
• Optional: Pliers, Awl, Tapestry Needle Size 24

Adhesives & Thread Conditioner
• Fray Check
• Poly Zap Super Glue
• Optional: Devcon 5 Minute 2 Part Epoxy or Zap Jewelry Gel


Note: The manual is copyrighted and for personal use only. If you would like to use these instructions to teach, either buy a set of instructions per student or get a kit for each student. Do not duplicate this document either in print or in an electronic manner. When purchasing this PDF, it is assumed that you agree with the terms of the copyright of this document. As to bracelets, make and sell as many as you wish - it is an original adaptation of a basic kumihimo design. Please credit Jewels in Fiber with the design. Thanks for understanding!

Since this item includes a digital item, it cannot be returned - See shop policies about digital downloads.

Convo or email me at marion [!at] jewelsinfiber.com if you have any questions! - Marion

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Returns: Please contact us within 7 days for a return authorization. Ship back within 14 days of receipt. Refund: Once we have the item back, in its original condition, a refund will be issued for the item value. No refund on shipping.

• Gift wrapping is available, so please contact me if you would like your order sent gift wrapped. • Include a personal message if you want to add one! • Handmade jewelry is automatically sent gift wrapped! • Our packaging includes as much recycled materials as possible.

Yes - I ship worldwide!

Returns: Please contact us within 7 days for a return authorization. Ship back within 14 days of receipt. Refund: Once we have the item back, in its original condition, a refund will be issued for the item value. No refund on shipping.


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