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Northern Lights

Beaded Kumihimo Necklace with Rizo Beads
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueKumihimo
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size24 Inches

Here's a quick tip. When you're making a kumihimo necklace, you don't have to weave all the way to the clasp. Make the design go faster by adding a little chain.

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Info

Code: ABT-20160519-07

Colors of the Aurora Borealis create a magical display in this kumihimo necklace. Cynthia incorporated Rizo beads into her kumihimo braid, which bring the shimmering colors often found in Northern skies. See more ideas for incorporating kumihimo into your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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