WHAT IS A BRAID?
By Michelle BeaA braid (or plait) describes a flat, three-stranded structure that forms a pattern by interlacing one or more strands of material such as hair, wire or textile fibers. The braid is normally long and narrow, with each strand functionally equivalent in zigzagging through the overlapping mass of the other strands.
Braiding has been around for thousands of years and may be used in a variety of ways. African tribes braided hair as a sign of cultural significance, f