Seed Bead Kumihimo Necklace

Seed Bead Kumihimo Necklace

SKU: 62
$100.00Price

Czech glass Kumihimo 24 inch Necklace. This necklace will invoke spring days with its blue, green, and yellow colors.

The story of Czech glass beads begins in the 3rd century BCE, when Celtic craftsmen began to produce the first glass beads in Bohemia, now known as the Czech Republic. These beads were of great value for trade and personal ornamentation. They have been a staple in jewelry making and trade since then, you can adorn yourself with this lovely piece of history.

Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese artform of making braids and cords. Kumihimo translates to "gathered threads". Samurai once used kumihimo as a functional and decorative way to lace their armor. Kumihimo has also been used as ties for the obi on kimono.