Instructor: Yin Guang

Q&A Recording

Class Recording

Tension Examples: Download PDF

Keeping a Flat Braid Straight: Download PDF

Class Instructions: Download PDF

Link to Class Forum

Class Description:

Yin Guang was inspired by Election Day 2020 to make this elegant Simple V necklace. It is a 12-strand Zig Zag Anda Gumi braid as described by Makiko Tada in her Comprehensive Treatise of Braids VI. The necklace is made using satin cord and a single pearl.

In this class, students will learn:

Prerequisite:  None

Class Supply List:

  • 6 pc of 2 yards 1mm satin cords – purchase Link
  • 1 pc 14mm shell pearl – purchase link
  • 1 pc 5” 28G craft wire
  • 1 pc 10” T210 S-Lon
  • 1 set of glue-on end-cap magnetic clasp 2”, inside diameter 8mm – purchase link
  • Small round disk (4.25” with a 35 mm center hole) or Square or Octo plate


Square plate or round disk

Student Supply List:

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Awl
  • Round nose pliers
  • Elmer’s glue
  • Super glue gel