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Hello! My name is Cari and I work for a historic living museum as an audio visual technician. I also sell my handmade crafts on Etsy. I am particularly interested in traditional Japanese crafts, especially kumihimo, the art of braiding.

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Silver Beaded Kumihimo Necklace
By February 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Silver Beaded Kumihimo Necklace

This silver beaded kumihimo necklace is an eye catching, yet muted necklace. The beads are strung individually, and each anchored within the braid. This beautiful silver necklace sits just below the collar bone, and is a great addition to any outfit; it can be dressed up and dressed down. Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art […]

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Amber Beaded Kumihimo Necklace
By February 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Amber Beaded Kumihimo Necklace

This amber beaded kumihimo necklace is a beautiful addition to any collection. The amber and gold necklace is great for dressing up, and for dressing down. Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art of braiding. The braids were originally used to tie together samurai’s armor, and was later used to tie the kimono’s obi. Kumihimo can […]

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Green Leaf Clay Pendant Necklace
By September 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Green Leaf Clay Pendant Necklace

Welcome fall with this hand painted clay leaf pendant, with chain included. It has been painted with different shades of green to add depth and dimensionality to this beautiful autumn jewelry. It is truly one of a kind. This hand molded clay pendant necklace is painted by hand with green acrylic paints, and is sealed […]

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Strawberry Pendant Necklace Hand Painted Clay Pendant
By September 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Strawberry Pendant Necklace Hand Painted Clay Pendant

Hand painted strawberry clay pendant necklace with chain included. This pendant was hand molded from paper clay. It is painted by hand with red, green, and yellow acrylic paints, and is sealed with a polyurethane finish. The handmade pendant measures 1.5 x 1 inch. The silver colored chain measures 20 inches, and is finished with […]

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Clay Heart Pendant Necklace ~ Hand Painted
By September 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Clay Heart Pendant Necklace ~ Hand Painted

Hand painted clay heart pendant necklace, with chain included. This pendant was hand molded from paper clay. It is painted by hand with blue grey, light blue, light pink, and light yellow acrylic paints. The clay pendant is sealed with a polyurethane finish. The hand painted clay pendant measures 1 3/8 inches in diameter. The […]

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Metallic Blue Kumihimo Bracelet with Fleur de Lis Charm
By September 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Metallic Blue Kumihimo Bracelet with Fleur de Lis Charm

Light blue and metallic blue kumihimo bracelet with a hand painted fleur de lis clay charm. Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art of braiding. This kumihimo bracelet was handmade using light blue and metallic blue threads. It has a metallic blue fleur de lis charm, made from hand molded clay and painted by hand with […]

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Magenta Gem Pendant Necklace Hand Painted
By September 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Magenta Gem Pendant Necklace Hand Painted

Hand molded clay gem, hand painted with different shades of magenta. This gem pendant has been hand molded from paper clay. It is painted by hand with magenta acrylic paints, and sealed with a polyurethane finish. The shades of magenta, hand painted from light to dark to add depth and dimension. The pendant measures 1 […]

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Hand Painted Clay Periwinkle Blue and Gold Crown Pendant Necklace
By September 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Hand Painted Clay Periwinkle Blue and Gold Crown Pendant Necklace

Hand painted clay crown pendant, painted periwinkle blue and gold, with chain included. The crown pendant was hand molded from paper clay. It has been painted by hand with periwinkle blue / violet and metallic gold paints, and sealed with a polyurethane finish. The crown pendant measures 1.5 x 3/4 inches. The silver colored chain […]

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Kumihimo Red, Blue and Tan Bird Charm Bracelet
By September 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Kumihimo Red, Blue and Tan Bird Charm Bracelet

Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art of braiding. This handmade kumihimo bracelet is made with red, blue, and tan cotton thread. It has a handmade, plastic molded bird charm, painted dark red with acrylic paint, and sealed with a polyurethane finish. It has chain, making the bracelet size adjustable. The dark red bird charm measure […]

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Kumihimo Square Braid Red White and Blue Wrap Bracelet
By August 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Kumihimo Square Braid Red White and Blue Wrap Bracelet

Kumihimo is the Japanese art of braiding. This hand braided kumihimo wrap bracelet was made on a marudai, a traditional Japanese braiding stand. This wrap bracelet was made using red, white, and blue cotton thread. It has a handmade plastic bird charm, which is hand painted red with acrylic paint, and sealed with a polyurethane […]

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Kumihimo Square Braid Red and White Wrap Bracelet with Heart Charm
By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Kumihimo Square Braid Red and White Wrap Bracelet with Heart Charm

Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art of braiding. This handmade kumihimo bracelet is hand braided with red and white cotton floss, in a square braid pattern. It has a handmade plastic molded heart charm, which is hand painted red with acrylic paint, and sealed with a polyurethane finish. It has a silver colored chain, making […]

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Green Spiral Kumihimo Wrap Bracelet with Heart Charm
By August 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Green Spiral Kumihimo Wrap Bracelet with Heart Charm

Kumihimo is the Japanese art of braiding. This green kumihimo bracelet was hand braided using green cotton thread in three different tones. It has a handmade clay heart charm, which is hand painted dark green with acrylic paint and sealed with a polyurethane finish. This wrap bracelet is finished with silver colored chain, making it […]

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Red and White Swarovski Kumihimo Wrap Bracelet
By August 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Red and White Swarovski Kumihimo Wrap Bracelet

Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese art of braiding. This handmade wrap bracelet is braided in a diamond pattern using red and white cotton thread. It has a Swarovski drop, and a silver colored chain, making the bracelet size adjustable. The Swarovski drop measures 1/4 inch wide and 1/5 inch long. The kumihimo braid measures 11.5 […]

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Marbled Blue and Pink Scrabble Tile Pendant Necklace

Marbled Blue and Pink Scrabble Tile Pendant Necklace

Another twist on the Scrabble tile necklace. I hand marbled paper with blue and pink paints, to create subtle layers. The paper is adhered with nontoxic adhesive on an ‘A’ Scrabble tile. It is sealed with a dimensional glue. The tile measures 3/4 inch and the black cord measures 18 inches. It is finished with […]

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Pink and Purple Paper Covered Beads

Pink and Purple Paper Covered Beads

Add something different and unique to your projects. These are three wooden beads, covered by hand in pink flower and purple striped origami paper. They are sealed with non toxic decoupage medium. The beads each measure .50 inch wide and .33 inch tall. Product URL: https://www.etsy.com/listing/235597203/pink-flowers-and-purple-stripes-paper

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Hand Painted Scrabble Tile Necklace

Hand Painted Scrabble Tile Necklace

Another twist on the Scrabble tile necklace. I hand marbled paper with pink and green to create subtle layers. The paper is adhered with nontoxic adhesive on a ‘E’ Scrabble tile. It is sealed with a dimensional glue. The tile measures 3/4 inch and the black cord measures 18 inches. It is finished with silver […]

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Blue and White Flower Paper Covered Beads

Blue and White Flower Paper Covered Beads

Add something different and unique to your projects. These are six wooden beads, with light blue flowers and dark blue patterned origami paper. They are sealed with non toxic decoupage medium. The beads each measure 1 inch wide and 1/2 inch tall. Beads are water resistant, and not water proof. Product URL: https://www.etsy.com/listing/235610711/blue-and-white-flower-paper-covered

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Hand Painted and Marbled Scrabble Tile Pendant

Hand Painted and Marbled Scrabble Tile Pendant

Another twist on the Scrabble tile necklace. I hand marbled paper with pink, blue, and black paints to create subtle layers. The paper is adhered with nontoxic adhesive on a ‘T’ Scrabble tile. It is sealed with a dimensional glue. The tile measures 3/4 inch and the black cord measures 18 inches. It is finished […]

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Lucky Blue Horseshoe Jewelry Dish – Ring Dish

Lucky Blue Horseshoe Jewelry Dish – Ring Dish

Let someone know how lucky they are. Perfect as a bridesmaid gift or wedding gift. Handmade from clay, with a stamped horseshoe and flower design, with the word Lucky in the middle. The dish is painted with a white acrylic paint, and is stamped with blue ink. This round dish is sealed with a polyurethane […]