Three Braids – Three Bracelets (N)

Instructor: Katherine Buenger Using tin thread, a fine wire made of pewter and 4% silver that is wrapped around a fiber core, you will learn three very different looking braids. A four-strand round braid, a simple 6 strand braid, and a lovely 7 strand braid with a twist running down the center of it. Braids […]

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Masumi Tada

Masumi Tada, the daughter-in-law of internationally recognized kumihimo artist Makiko Tada, has studied kumihimo braiding techniques for more than 20 years, and has worked as Makiko’s assistant for four years. Masumi received a doctoral degree in the replication of ancient historic Japanese braids, contributing to Japanese national treasure restorations. Her studies have included techniques of […]

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