The Kumihimo Companion

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Carey Beads

Beads & Braids

by Jacqui Carey (UK)

1999, published by Carey Company (UK)
ISBN 0-9523225-2-8
Soft cover, about 192 pages
Available from multiple sources

For the marudai (disk/plate)
In English

How to incorporate beads into kumihimo braids and finish for jewelry. Outstanding
photos, clear instructions, inspiring designs. Braiding instructions are for the
marudai, but can be adapted to the disk/plate.

Braids in this book:

Seq Braid Elements Shape Dai Look-Up Name Family
1 Ladder Braid 8 flat marudai Shippou Maru Yotsu (Yotsu Gumi)
2 Round Braid 1 8 round marudai Kongoh Z Kongoh
3 Round Braid 2 8 round marudai Kusari Tsunagi tbd
4 Flat Braid 1 8 flat marudai Kara Yatsu tbd
5 Flat Braid 2 8 flat marudai Flat Kaku Genji tbd
6 Spiral Braid 1 8 round marudai Yotsu Kongoh Spiral tbd
7 Spiral Braid 2 8 round marudai Kongoh Uneri Spiral tbd
8 Rectangular Braid 8 flat marudai Rectangular Genji tbd
9 Square Braid 8 square marudai Kaku Yatsu tbd


September 21, 2011


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