News from Hiyama Studios

Japanese Beaded Kumihimo Class – Saturday October 25, 2014

Layered Beaded Kumihimo  taught by Carole Grisham
October 25, 2014, 11am to 5pm

Explore multiple design options and techniques for creating more intricate and elaborate Japanese beaded kumihimo braids.  In this Saturday class you will learn how to create layers of beadwork when adding seed and shaped beads to your kumihimo design.

Class located at:
Fusion Beads
3830 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA  98133

Visit Fusion Beads at for more information.


Best of the Northwest Art Show – November 14, 15 and 16, 2014

November 14, 15 and 16, 2014 · Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm. Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Visit me at Booth B12 at the Best of the Northwest art show and see my newest designs and one of a kind art jewelry pieces.

Hangar 30 Magnuson Park
7400 Sandpoint Way NE
Seattle, WA  98115

Ticket prices: $5.00 online, $6.00 at the door
$8.00 online special admits two (children 12 and under Free)
Parking is FREE

For more information see .


BAM ArtsFair – July 25, 26 and 27, 2014

July 25, 26 and 27, 2014 · Friday and Saturday 9:30am to 9:00pm. Sunday 9:30an to 6:00pm.

Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue WA 98004  phone 425.519.0770

Visit me at Booth K-5 at the BAM ARTSfair 2014. See my newest designs and one of a kind art jewelry pieces. Hope to see you!


showcase 500 art necklaces

Hiyama Studio Work Included in International Publication – Showcase 500 Art Necklaces

July 2013 · Lark Jewelry and Beading
Ray Hemachandra and Chunghi Choo
Sterling Publishing
ISBN 978-1-4547-0352-5

Carole Grisham’s art jewelry – “Creamsicle (page 54) and “Butter Cream” (page 362) – are included in Sterling Publishings newly released “Showcase 500 Art Necklaces”. Photographs of more than 500 pieces of jewelry from 475 artists are showcased in this extraordinary international collection juried by renowwned artist and F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Art, University of Iowa, Chunghi Choo. Hiyama Studios is proud to be included in this collection.

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