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C-Lon Cord

C-Lon Nylon Bead Cord

The nylon beading thread we offer from C-Lon is designed to provide a simple elegance to your beading, braiding, crocheting or knotting projects. Fashioned from a 3-ply twisted multi-filament thread, C-Lon bead cord is not only a colorful choice for your projects, but it is also a strong and durable choice. All of our spools of this nylon beading thread are offered at a length of 86 yards (aside from our medium purple shade), and you’ll have plenty of length to incorporate these warm, rich shades into your creations. Whether your project is simple or complex, nylon cord from C-Lon is up to the task!

Hotarubi Metallic Thread
Hotarubi Metallic Thread is imported from Japan where it is traditionally woven into Kimono Fabric. We use it in Kumihimo braids. It is also suitable as an surface embroidery thread or used to embellish quilts, any sewing project, or craft project. The thicker thread has approximately 100 yards per spool, the thinner thread has approximately 125 yards per spool.
Kumihimo Books

Kumihimo Books

Sonoran Beads is proud to carry Karen DeSousa’s line of Kumihimo braiding books. With gorgeous patterns, detailed instructions and concise material lists, it is just a matter of time before you’ve mastered the eye-catching style and techniques found only in Kumihimo braiding. Whether you’re a beginner who needs a place to start or an advanced braider who just needs some inspiration to finish a piece, DeSousa’s books will introduce you to styles, designs and techniques you may not have heard of. Try one or all of her books and take your Kumihimo projects to the next level!

Kumihimo End Caps
Plated brass end caps, 6mm and 8mm id. We designed these crimp end caps for Kumihimo. There is an internal ledge to capture your knot or beads - No Glue! Made of strong brass and plated in a variety of finishes these caps make an easy and attractive end to your Kumihimo project.

Nylon Ribbon
Shimmering strands of nylon ribbon with gold metallic fibers are hand-dyed in vibrant, variegated colors. Each strand is approx. 1.5 yards (54") long. These ribbons are wonderful for kumihimo braiding, perfect for showcasing a pendant bead or embellishing a craft project.
Kumihimo Disks & Bobbins