The items, kits or jewelry sold on this site are not intended for children's jewelry.
METALLIC THREAD/CORD FOR KUMIHIMO OR OTHER PROJECTS
Choose the best metallic for your next kumihimo projects! Metallics cord or thread usable for making jewelry are hard to find. Often metallic cord and thread do not have enough tensile strength to be even considered - they break too easily, or they are too scratchy... Check these two types of metallic cord and thread and the free DIY tutorials available using these cord and thread.
METALLIC THREAD/CORD FOR KUMIHIMO
These metallic thread/cords are incredibly soft and pliable and well suited for kumihimo and braiding. They come in three finishes: shiny, iridescent, or fine. We recommend them for blending into braids to add metallic accents and for the 8-Strand
Kumihimo Bracelets with Hearts & Metallic Accents shown below. The free DIY bracelet tutorial is available HERE.
Made in Japan with a gimp thread construction. + Filato Metallico made in Italy
Individual filaments are twisted into a monocord, a twisted one ply cord with a right hand twist. These cords are a great addition to our metallic cord and thread offering. We are testing them for kumihimp and knotting projects. As soon as we have some samples made, we will post them. Available in 10 yd bobbins in Rich Gold and Rich Silver colors in 0.4mm, 0.5mm and 0.7mm in diameter.
Th metallic braided cord is available in 0.9mm and 0.7mm in diameter. It is very strong. Metallic thread are braided around a white central nylon core, just like Chinese Knotting Cord. We tested this cord as a pendant cord and for the Celtic bracelets shown here. The free DIY tutorial is available HERE.
Made in China with a braided thread construction with a central nylon core.