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Category Archives: Dazzle-it Cotton Wax Cord
This latest set of jewelry by Nancy Donaldson celebrates the old skill of macrame and the new cotton wax cords now available to knot with. Nancy used traditional knots and featured Ladhaki beads between sections. These special beads are ideal … Continue reading
These shamballa bracelets are a perfect way to show off our cotton wax cords and some gorgeous Preciosa Beads. If you would like to learn how to make one you could download a wonderful how-to PDF from Preciosa.
From the moment we saw this amazing assortment of shamballa bracelets we knew that you would love our cotton wax cord collection. You may download a how to PDF from Preciosa from our website.
This kumihimo braided bracelet features small wooden beads and our new cotton wax cord. The cotton wax cord is available in four different sizes. (I used three sizes of the neon pink.) For my eight strand classic braid I made … Continue reading
This choker features the classic 8-strand kumihimo braid with the addition of some gold glamour. Several readers have reported a difficulty finding rattail kumihimo cord. This necklace will remind you that you can use other types of stringing material to … Continue reading
Now I am getting somewhere! The shamballa bracelets are starting to make themselves now! For this bracelet I used the Dazzle-It strawberry pink rattail 1.5mm and pink 1mm cotton wax cord. I needed the thinner wax cord so it would … Continue reading