Hemp jewellery is made out of the hemp twine. It uses an ancient Arabic technique called macramé. Macramé is the technique of knotting thread or yarn using needles, loops, hooks etc. The history of macramé goes way back to the thirteenth century when ancient Arabic people used to knot the ends of hand woven textiles of carpets using this technique. Macramé was introduced to the western world by sailors who went to Arabia for trade. They learnt the technique and started making small decorative items aboard their ships.
The parachute cord is also known as para cord or 550 cord. It is a type of a kermantle cord. A kermantle cord is a cord where the internal cord is protected by an external, woven sheath. The para cord found its usage in the World War II when the US paratroopers used it. After the war, it became available to civilians as war surplus. Para cord has found large number of civilian usages as well. The para cord comprises of several threads of nylon of varying lengths to give it, a smooth finish. The para cord can also be woven flat. Para cord is often used in place of rope by both civilians and military personnel. The most popular use of para cord was to make whips.
Hemp is a very versatile natural fibre which is used to make a large number of objects that are functional, decorative or wearable. Hemp jewellery looks very pretty and trendy. You may make necklaces, bracelets etc using hemp. The art of knotting hemp fibre is known as macramé. Macramé is an ancient Arabic art which dates back to the twelfth century. Macramé was brought to the western world by sailors who went to Arabia for trade. They learnt the technique and made intricate items on board ships.
A bracelet is a form of jewelry that is placed on the wrist. It can be made from a number of materials like copper, gold, beads and bronze among others. Different bracelets are made for different purposes; therefore, there are a number of different types of bracelets. An example of a type of bracelet is a sailor bracelet. It is also known as a Turk’s head sailor bracelet and is said to be worn by sailors, to enable them wipe sweat and dirt off their skin. This bracelet is easy to make if you follow a certain number of steps or directions on how to make a sailor bracelet.