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A quick and easy geisha-inspired comb
This comb is based on the beaded hair ornament worn by apprentice geisha when they have their hair in a hairstyle known as yakko shimada. My version is one of the quickest and easiest hair ornaments I've ever made!

Posted by emusing-emma from St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See emusing-emma's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a hair comb. Beaded Comb - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather 10 beads of one size and colour, and one larger bead of a contrasting colour (traditionally the beads are red coral and green jade).

  • How to make a hair comb. Beaded Comb - Step 2
    Step 2

    Thread the beads on a 20cm long piece of wire, with the large bead in the centre and the others arranged symmetrically around it, bending the wire into a smooth curve.

  • How to make a hair comb. Beaded Comb - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wind the ends of the wire around the comb.

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