25 projects for stylish, covetable jewelry that combines informal style with fine materials. Clear step-by-step instructions on basic braiding and ktting techniques, using a variety of cord materials, from leather and hemp to silk and ribbon. Easy-to-follow guides to using beads, precious metal components, semiprecious gemstones, and more in your designs. Features a full-color gallery of different styles, plus inspiration to create custom looks for a colorful wrist party.
Born from a long line of artists and designers, DI KIM is no stranger to the world of creative art. With parents, siblings, and other close relatives all with careers in the design industry, it was only natural for Di eventually to follow suit. Combining her love of fashion and style with a Do-It-Yourself mantra, this self-taught jewelry designer began creating pieces from her home in Houston, Texas. She currently sells her jewelry online through Etsy, as well as at local boutiques, gift markets, and trade shows