Kalmbach-Kumihimo Jewelry Simplified. This book will focus on the beginner and shares some of the most popular features that made the first book a runaway success. Beads will be included within the braids where appropriate, however, the focus will be straight braid. Author: Rebecca Ann Combs. Softcover, 128 pages. Published Year: 2016. ISBN 978-1-62700-227-1. Made in USA.