Christine Kipiriri


Makers Manual #49: Beadwork Rings

Christine Kipiriri

Makers Manual is a collaborative project between exciting makers and STORE STORE. These downloadable manuals are a practical guide to making at home for beginners and experts.

Making a beaded ring is a fun, easy, and creative craft that can be done by anyone. This beaded ring with gemstones is inspired by a trip to Burundi. In East African countries beads are used to adorn the body. There are many different types of beads available, including glass, crystal and wood. All can be used to make the beaded ring unique and beautiful. For the ring in this manual glass beads and gemstones are used. The gemstone will give the ring healing properties and spark your energy. 

Christine Kipiriri is a fashion designer and a visual artist based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Throughout her practice she mediates between fashion and art. Her curious spirit, appreciation for fine details and her cultural identity play a significant role in her translations. She founded WOW Intimates (Women of War), a lingerie brand handmade by her. 

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