News from Hiyama Studios

Beaded Kumihimo Design Class, August 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm PDT. Sponsored by the American Kumihimo Society.

Experienced kumihimo students will learn how to create unique beaded braids with various shaped beads such as drops, daggers, semi-previous stones and pendants.  These types of specialty beads require special considerations when including them in beaded 8 cord kumihimo braids.  Taught via zoom in a virtual format,. Carole Grisham will facilitate your further understanding of design choices for beaded kumihimo braids.

This August 7, 2021, class is sponsored by the American Kumihimo Society (AKS).  Check out the AKS Online Learning Center that offers virtual classes by nationally recognized teachers.

For more information contact the American Kumihimo Society August Gathering Courses at


The Best of the Northwest Spring 2021 Show Goes Virtual, April 22, 2021 to May 10, 2021.

Carole Grisham’s art jewelry is available at the Best of the Northwest Spring 2021 show, April 22, 2021, 9:00AM  to May 10, 2021, 10:00PM.  This year the Spring event goes virtual with more than 90 participating artists.  See Carole’s newest jewelry designs by visiting her artist page by clicking on:

Purchases are made through the Best of the Northwest virtual show and shipping is free!

Please call or text Carole at 206.605.1801 if you have any questions or visit the Best of the Northwest Spring web site. We look forward to talking with you.




Hiyama Studios Joins Artful Home Catalog and On-line Retailer

Hiyama Studios is pleased to announce that it has been selected to join the national catalog and online retailer, Artful Home-art and apparel for your extraordinary life.  Artful Home represent almost exclusively North American artists – some of the most accomplished makers working today in the USA and Canada.  It showcases unique apparel, exceptional designers and an extensive selection of artist-made jewelry. Selected limited-edition and exclusive wearable art by Hiyama Studios will be carried by Artful Home.  See these new and unique pieces by visiting Carole Grisham, artist, at


Hiyama Studios and Covid 19

Due to CDC and Washington State health recommendations, Hiyama Studios has determined that it will decline participation in art events for the near future.  We are looking forward to a time when we will be able to meet with current and new customers at art shows and events around the county.  Please check out our web site for the addition of new pieces and updates.  If you are interested in a piece you’ve seen or would like to discuss a custom order, please contact us at  Thank you for visiting us and stay safe.