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    Island Inspired Cobalt Blue with Yellow Picasso Segmented Kumihimo Necklace Lei - 30"

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    Due to the nature of the agreement with the vendor, this product can not be returned or exchanged.

    Cobalt Blue Picasso Seed Beads and Yellow Picasso Magatama Beads blend are a unique take on the Hawaiian Lei. Handcrafted this beaded necklace lei looks similar to those found in Ni'iHau but are a fraction of the cost and will last you forever. The dragon scale beads are some of the largest glass beads made by manufacturers in Japan. The Cobalt Blue Beads were imported from Czech and are truly rare. By weaving over 1000 beads in this necklace no two are alike. This statement necklace lei is finished with a silver toned magnet end cap that has a strong hold. Our segmented Hawaiian necklace designs are quickly becoming our top seller. We make more Kumihimo necklaces than all other vendors anywhere and our inventory grows each day. 

    Our necklaces feel wonderful to wear and require little to almost no care by using a clean dry towel every few months to keep dust free and bright. This beautiful hand-crafted style necklace was made using hundreds of glass beads from around the world that are meticulously loaded onto multiple cords that are then woven together on a Japanese Marudai braiding stand (see photo).

    Akalei Designs make great gifts for woman, girls, and men! Akalei is the Hawaiian word for "bead reflections" which captures this unique style only available on Maui. We specialize in designing a wide range of modern yet classic Hawaiian-looking lei.

    Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese braid-making technique that creates beautiful and durable interlaced necklaces and bracelets. This art form goes back hundreds of years as braids were made for use in armor of Samurai warriors. In modern times these braids are used for belts (obijime) on kimonos