For Justin Timberlake(String art)
"For Justin Timberlake" For this project has been used 24 kilometers of thread, 13 thousand nails and 200 hours of working time.
Braid
A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or hair. Compared to the process ...
Braid - Wikipedia
String figure
A string figure is a design formed by manipulating string on, around, and using one's fingers or sometimes between the fingers of multiple people. String figures may also involve the use of the mouth,...
String figure - Wikipedia
Cat's cradle
Cat's cradle is a series of string figures created between two (or more) people as a game. The name of the entire game, the specific figures, their order, and the names of the figures vary. Versions o...
Cat's cradle - Wikipedia
Closed braids
In topology, a branch of mathematics, braid theory is an abstract geometric theory studying the everyday braid concept, and some generalizations. The idea is that braids can be organized into groups, ...
Closed braids - Wikipedia
Fringe (trim)
Fringe is an ornamental textile trim applied to an edge of an item, such as drapery, a flag, epaulettes, or decorative tassel.Fringe originates in the ends of the warp, projecting beyond the woven fab...
Fringe (trim) - Wikipedia
Shakespeare knot
The Shakespeare knot, a type of decorative unknot, is a heraldic knot. It is a derivative of the Bowen knot and closely akin to the Dacre knot. The knot is most notable for its appearance on the Shake...
International String Figure Association
The International String Figure Association is not-for-profit organization for the preservation, dissemination, and creation of string figures. The association was founded in Japan in 1978 by mathemat...
String art
String art, or pin and thread art, is characterized by an arrangement of colored thread strung between points to form abstract geometric patterns or representational designs such as a ship's sails, so...
String art - Wikipedia
Shimenawa
Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, literally "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several...
Shimenawa - Wikipedia
Honor Maude
Honor Maude (born Honor Courtney King in Wem, Shropshire on 10 July 1905—15 April 2001 in Canberra) of Canberra, Australia was the world authority on Oceanic string figures, having published Maude &am...
Soutache
A soutache is narrow flat decorative braid, a type of galloon, used in the trimming of drapery or clothing. In clothing soutache is used to conceal a seam. Often woven of metallic bullion thread, silk...
Soutache - Wikipedia
Gripfid
The gripfid is an invention of the late knotting expert Stuart Grainger. It is a small knotter's fid with an added "grip", a hollow shaft that ends near the point with a vee that acts as a jamming cl...
Gripfid - Wikipedia
Guy Mary-Rousselière
Father Guy Mary-Rousselière (Le Mans, France 1913-1994 Mittimatalik) was a French-Canadian anthropologist, missionary priest at Mittimatalik, and string figure collector. He was involved in recording ...
Kathleen Haddon
Kathleen Haddon (1888-1961) was an English zoologist, photographer, and scholar of string-figures. She was the daughter of influential British anthropologist and ethnologist A. C. Haddon; she accompan...
Macramé
Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. Its primary knots are the square knot and forms of "hitching": full hitch and double half hitches. It was...
Macramé - Wikipedia
Interlace (art)
In the visual arts, interlace is a decorative element found in medieval art. In interlace, bands or portions of other motifs are looped, braided, and knotted in complex geometric patterns, often to f...
Interlace (art) - Wikipedia
Misanga
A friendship bracelet is a bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually of embroidery floss or thread and are a type of macrame...
Coxcombing
Coxcombing is a decorative knotwork performed by sailors. The general purpose to dress-up items and parts of ships and boats during the age of sail.Modern uses are to wrap boat tillers and ships' whee...
Julia Averkieva
Julia Pavlovna Petrova-Averkieva (July 24, 1907 in Poduzhemyeh, Karelia-October 9, 1980 in Moscow) was a Soviet anthropologist and string figure collector. A student of Franz Boas, and influenced by L...
Friendship bracelet
A friendship bracelet is a bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually of embroidery floss or thread and are a type of macrame...
Friendship bracelet - Wikipedia
Solomon's knot
Solomon's knot (Latin: sigillum Salomonis) is the most common name for a traditional decorative motif used since ancient times, and found in many cultures. Despite the name, it is actually classified ...
Solomon's knot - Wikipedia
Ply-split Braiding
Ply-split braiding is a technique where one twisted cord (“splitter”) passes through another twisted cord or cords splitting the plies of the latter cords (“splittee” cords). This is unlike weaving or...
Ply-split Braiding - Wikipedia
Carpet page
Carpet pages are a characteristic feature of Insular illuminated manuscripts. They are pages of mainly geometrical ornamentation, which may include repeated animal forms, typically placed at the begi...
Carpet page - Wikipedia
Takadai
A takadai (高台), also called kōdai, is a frame used for making kumihimo, a type of Japanese braid. The braids created on the takadai are flat (3D effects can be achieved) as opposed to the braids creat...
Takadai - Wikipedia
Wedding cord
The traditional wedding cord, also known as the wedding lasso, wedding lazo cord, or yugal is a piece of wedding paraphernalia used in some Christian Catholic wedding ceremonies. This is actually a r...
Sennit
Sennit (also sinnet) is a type of cordage made by plaiting strands of dried fibre or grass. It can be used ornamentally in crafts, like a kind of macrame, or to make straw hats. Sennit is an important...
Sennit - Wikipedia
Endless knot
The endless knot or eternal knot (Sanskrit: Shrivatsa; Tibetan Dpal be'u) is a symbolic knot and one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols. It is an important cultural marker in places significantly inf...
Endless knot - Wikipedia