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Playing with colour and texture

kumihimo solo bead bracelet

This is my last experiment with Solo beads for the time being. I wanted to use them on their own in a a couple of bracelets to see how they worked in comparison to round seed beads. They braid up really well into a tight, firm braid. There is plenty of flexiblilty in the braid, […]

Experiments with Solo Beads

Solo beads in kumihimo

Earlier this week I picked up some of the new solo beads from my local beadshop. They are made by the Czech company Preciosa and are a short, blunt dagger shape with the hole at one end. They are the same shape and size as the twin bead, but with one less hole! They come […]