Octo Plate

Makiko Tada has designed a new braiding tool, called the Octo Plate that allows braiders to make wider flat braids.

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Omori (o-mor-ee)

The Omori is a bag containing weights to counterweight the tama. Usually the counterweight is 40% to 50% of the total weight of the tama. It is attached to the braid in order to create resistance as it is made.

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