Kumihimo is the Japanese art of braiding. It means the “gathering of threads.” Kumihimo is thousand of years old. Interesting enough, it is not unique to the Japanese.
The Chain Gang started by Kao Medina in the early 1990s had been led by Pat O’Malley for over ten years after Kao moved to
Karen DeSousa has sponsored The Chain Gang’s presentation and has provided a door prize for this Metalink. Thank you, Karen! Visit Karen’s websites: www.accentbeads.com, www.kumihimotogo.com.
Many thanks to the CHAIN GANG (pictured above): (Top Row) Dolores Mano, Kiku Laurence, Kathie Froede, Jan Murray, MaryAnn Neisz , (Bottom Row) Dr. Kathy Broneck and Judith Hunt who made this presentation possible. See examples of their kumihimo on display at this Metalink. METALINK is FREE and OPEN to the public sponsored by Arizona Designer Craftsmen.
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