The Lover's Knot Necklace
This stunning handmade Kumihimo necklace is made with size 6 Black and White glass beads, high quality 1 millimeter cord and strong lobster claw clasps and chain. This necklace has been braided using the 8 element Kongoh Gumi technique. To produce this necklace, over 2000 seed beads were used.
This necklace is called The Lover's Knot. The Lovers Knot is a stylized knot regarded as a symbol of the constancy of two lovers The necklace can be worn four different ways. The necklace consists of two pieces which can be worn together as shown or it can be worn separately as two distinct necklaces. Worn together the necklaces measures 30 inches.
The Black and White portion of the braid can be worn as a chocker and the Black one can be worn as a short necklace. The tassels are attached using small lobster claws that can be removed when wearing the necklaces shorter. A chain is provided that will allow you to wear the necklaces longer.
If you want a specific color other than the ones identified, please feel free to contact me and/or identify it on your order. Please give a week for this necklace to be created.
Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese art. Strands are braided in a circular motion on a round loom. The kumihimo necklaces take several hours to braid. It just depends on the beads and the length of the necklace, but I really enjoy making these handmade necklaces.