I have been really into Kumihimo braiding lately. Kumihimo is Japanese multi-string braid making. I have been doing mostly 16 strand braids and experimenting with different patterns in cotton thread. To make the closure I had the idea to make a loop at the beginning of the braid and then I made a bunch of silver buttons to fasten the bracelet together. These are the first two completed. I am rather happy with how they turned out. I will have to make many more!