Fun With Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories And Accents
by Chen, Lydia
About This Book
Knotting is an ancient and revered art form in China. The symmetrical patterns formed using silk or cotton cords have practical and decorative uses. Today, breakthroughs in design, materials and applications have rejuvenated the art of Chinese knotting.
This book focuses on creating fashion accessories out of Chinese knots. Hair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and rings can all be made from Chinese knots. Learn the nine basic knots, 19 compound knots and five tassel designs and you too can make the 135 knot formations suggested in this book. Detailed instructions, step-by-step diagrams and tips on colour and materials are provided.
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