Kumihimo Wire Jewelry
This title: shows jewellery makers how to use the tools and techniques of kumihimo, an ancient Japanese braiding technique; features 20 accessible projects; and, suitable for jewellery makers, beaders and wireworkers at all skill levels. This title is suitable or jewellery makers, beaders and wireworkers at all skill levels who want to learn about and explore the creative possibilities of a time-honoured Japanese braiding technique. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, jewellery designer and workshop instructor Giovanna Imperia shows jewellery makers how to use the tools and techniques of kumihimo, an ancient Japanese braiding technique, to create beautiful wire jewellery. This title features 20 accessible projects.
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 217 x 276 x 11mm | 586g
- 31 Mar 2011
- Watson-Guptill Publications
- Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
- New York, United States
- full colour throughout, 350 illustrations, includes photographs
About Giovanna Imperia
Giovanna Imperia is a fine craft jeweller whose work features various dimensional techniques such as kumihimo and weaving and incorporates wire, fibre, beads and other mediums. A former artist-in-residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, she has been teaching workshops on kumihimo since 2001. Her work has been exhibited and is included in private and museum collections throughout the US and internationally and has also been published in various textile and jewellery publications. Giovanna promotes her work and classes at giovannaimperiadesigns.com.