Join Lisa Niven Kelly from beaducation and learn all the basics on getting started with stamping. Learn how to personalize your jewelry by stamping on metal. In this demo, Lisa discusses the necessary tools and teaches you how to make a pendant by stamping on a metal blank, punching a hole, and oxidizing. So get out your letter stamps, bench block, and hammer and stamp away! Learn how to make a stamped pendant for jewelry making.
Starburst are famous both for their amazing flavor and their colorful but ecologically-reprehensible wrappers. Don't throw them away! Make stuff out of them! Watch this video for instructions on making chains out of Starburst wrappers, which can then be used to make jewelery or for other decorations.
A wire mandala is basically a wire halo of sorts, meant as a geometric configuration which contains the image of a deity. For some, a wire mandala can be used for meditation and stress relief, while for others it is a beautiful religious pendant that can be attached to earring clasps and chains to make necklaces.
Do you want to learn how to make the perfect loops for your wire projects? Join Lisa Niven Kelly from Beaducation, and learn the basics on making basic loops! Lisa goes over what tools to use, and how to make even consistent loops. Learn how to make basic wire loops for your jewelry making.
If you want to make the perfect spirals, join Lisa Niven Kelly from beaducation for this quick demo on perfecting the wire spiral. Learn how to make open and closed loop spirals, and the proper tools to use for mastering this technique. Watch as Lisa shows you how to make one of her favorite shapes that she not only incorporates into many of her designs but also showcases all over Beaducation.com! Learn how to make the perfect wire spiral for jewelry.
Join Lisa Niven Kelly of beaducation as she gives you a quick overview on coiling wire by hand. Learn tips and tricks to get perfect coils that you can incorporate into all your projects. Watch as Lisa covers the basics of coiling using a few handy tools to help in the process. Learn how to coil wire by hand next time you make your own jewely.
The basics of Wire jewelry making are extremely easy to learn, and it's easy to get started quickly making your own earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, but excelling into harder wraps and loops is something only seasoned jewelry makers can do.
Are you a big jewelry fanatic who's looking to venture into making some jewelry of your own? Well, this video is the perfect place to start off making professional quality jewelry off the bat.
It seems contrary to what you instinctually believe is true, but you can actually mix two modes of art - coloring pencils and metal from jewelry making - and fuse them into one work of jewelry.
If you're a baby boomer or at least older than 40, then you probably remember the Five and Dime stores around your neighborhood street corner. Carrying kitchy knick knacks like masks and cheap candies that even little kids could afford, they were quite the sensation in their day.
Wire wrapping is like the bread and butter of jewelry making. It doesn't matter if you're into vintage inspired, assemblage necklaces or Steampunk pieces - wire wrapping is essntial for securing everything in place and often times is even used as part of the decor.
If you've never heard of Steampunk before, then you're about to be educated. Steampunk is a relatively new hybrid style (and subgenre) of old anachronisms and technology. So, for instance, a steampunk computer is one that's done in an industrial, victorian manner with brass parts.
Brass stampings add that perfect metallic touch to any jewelry project you're working on. While brass stampings are usually made into filigree shapes, they can also be manipulated into pretty floral designs.
Wire hearts are cute, friendly jewelry pieces that are as versatile as they are attractive. Composed simply of a bent and twisted piece of wire, they can be shaped into bookmarks, earrings, necklace chains, and bracelets.
In jewelry making, string art is one of those techniques that creates a complicated looking result but is actually very easy to do. Composed of differently hued strings wrapped around a teardrop shaped pendant, string art can be used for various jewelry projects.
Wearing a peace sign pendant is the perfect way to celebrate the harmony and integration of nations occuring right now at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. While known as soccer's clash of nations, the World Cup also presents a way for disparate countries to play together on a fair, comraderie-filled basis.
Learn how to sculpt simple beads out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started crafting your own polymer-clay jewelery, watch this sculpture tutorial.
In this video, learn how to make beautiful and unique jewelry out of old plastic bottles. This process is surprisingly simple and will make really cool gifts or accessories for any outfit. Follow along with Elizabeth Gleeson as she shows you how to spruce up any outfit and be eco-friendly at the same time!
After Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland," it seems miniature is in. Shrink art is a way of crafting with sheets of plastic that shrink in the oven. The technique - which involves stamping and punching plastic sheets - creates everything from earrings to pins.
This video shows how to make a cute vintage looking jewelery box. A cardboard cheese box forms the body of the jewelery box. Other items you will need include mod podge, white glue gesso, masking tape, ribbons, a mirror from a compact, some fabric, and some faux pearls and flowers. Begin my removing the labels from the box. Paint the inside and outside of the walls of the box and the lid. Paint the areas of the box that you just primed with gold metalic paint. Now use the box to trace three c...
This video shows you how to use household electrical wire to make stunning jewelry pieces for you or a friend. Taking the wire from a renovation project, I stripped the wires of their plastic and then started twisting and creating designs. Make cheap jewelry but expensive designer like stuff with your own hands.
Jewelry making tips from Addie Kidd. This video gives a step by step detailed guide on how to pierce a piece of metal for jewelry making, using a saw and lubricant. This video shows Addie putting a piece of metal that she has a design drawn on, onto a saw blade and cutting it out, using a synthetic lubricant to keep the saw flowing (you can use bee's wax instead). In this video Addie threads the metal onto a saw blade and uses this to cut out a design she has designed and sawing around to mak...
This is part one of two in how to make a beautiful tree of life pendant. It is very easy, and you'll only need a few items. Things you'll need: wire 2-3 mm thick, Round nose pliers, 4 pieces of thin wire, 12 inches long, wire cutters. With your round nose pliers, bend the thick wire about an inch form the end. Make a question mark shape, and twist the end around. Go down about 5mm, and make a 90 degree bend. Go across as far as you want, and make another 90 degree bend. Keep making bends unti...
One important part of jewelery making involves making loops to hold your jewelry. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to create a loop.
This video jewelry-making tutorial shows how easy it to make an 'S' Hook Clasp. All you need is a piece of wire and some pliers. Learn how to craft an "S" hook clasp by watching this simple how-to video.
Keren Peleg demonstrates how to make jewelry in one step. All you need is a saw and some imagination. Keren makes a heart.
Alicia from Unico Creations teaches you how to make crocheted jewelry.
Wire jewelry is one of the most beautiful types out there. With a delicate appearance and ability to bend into gorgeous curvalinear patterns or wrap endlessly around necklace pendants, wire jewelry is also easy to maneuver for beginners.
A bezel setting is a simple band of metal that simply wraps around the stone or gem. While bezels settings can be purchase premade, making them uniquely ensures a perfect fit, for even the most unusual gemstones. Learn how to craft a bezel setting by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
In part one of her three part instructional video series on setting a cabochon in a bezel, Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Addie Kidd shows you how to adjust your bezel's height to match your cabochon. This technique is essential for making pendants or any jewelry with a large stone centerpiece. Learn how to set a stone or jewel cabochon by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Making a personal jewelry organizer is easy. First, find a convenient place to put your jewelry organizer. The bathroom is a good choice because you can quickly grab your jewelry as you're getting dressed. Next, take a clothes hanger and hang it somewhere easy to reach. Then take a long, thin shawl and slip it on the hanger. Note that the shawl must be thin enough to easily pierce with small hooks. Next, fasten small hooks on the shawl. Finally, place your jewelry articles on the hooks. Congr...
Looking to break out of your same old jewelry making routine? In this three-part jewelry making tutorial, learn how to make the Russian St. Petersburg stitch! This stitch requires a lot of patience, but the outcome is a beautiful V shaped necklace and worth your time and energy.
This video explains to a jewelry maker how to make a square knot which can be used is hemp jewelry. The hemp twine varies in thickness and comes in a many of colors. There are many different stitches used to create hemp jewelry, however, the half knot and full knot stitches are most common. Step by step explanation is included. You can make a lot of different jewelry with our help and this guide, some of which are anklets, bracelets, chokers, or necklaces.
So you've done it. You've been wanting to have your own jewelry business since you were six, and you finally saved up enough money to purchase all the materials and are now making more moolah than you can count with your on-trend wire wrapped earrings. But how do you handle packing and shipping so many orders without going crazy?
In this video we learn how to tie a pretzel knot for hemp jewelry. First, making a loop with the chords in your right hand and place them over the left chords. Hold the loose ends on the right side and take the chords from the left hand. Go over the right chords and then up through the top. Then go over the loop under the left side of the loop pulling the chords up. What you get here will look kind of like a mouse, so you will need to get the first color on the outside. Then, slide this up an...
Jump rings are super functional in jewelry making, allowing crafters to connecting disparate sections of a necklace easily and also serving as their own minimalist decor. If you're into the look of chain mail (which is just that - lots of chains connected together via jump rings), then you should check out this video to learn how to craft your own jump rings.
What exactly is a head pin? In jewelry crafting, a head pin is the small wire loop on top of a bead that allows the bead to be attached to a necklace or an earring. If you're looking to get into making your own jewelry, then creating a headpin is one of the most basic skills you'll utilize for the rest of your career.
In this video, we learn how to make a mosaic jewelry ring. First, put the glue into a container, then place the stones into the glue and then place them onto the ring. Start by making the outer ring of the circle, then continue to go around the inside and the middle. Once you have all the stones placed inside, let the ring and stones dry for a full two hours. Next, take your powder and add a small amount of water. Mix together until you have a toothpaste like consistency, then rub it on the r...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glue in and glaze jewelry ring. First, grab a blank ring that has a spot on the top to place a picture. It can have a jewel on it, just pop the jewel out. After this, choose an image from collage art papers, then cut it out. When done with this, place the image inside of the top of the ring and push it down with pliers. After this, place a clothing pin around the ring bottom to hold it in place, then grab you DG3 gel and add it to the top of the image....
Do you have a ton of old jewelry hanging around? If you have old pieces that have gone out of style or would like to reinvent the memories that were once attached these pieces, check this out. In this clip, learn how to melt down your old gold and silver and turn it into a stunning and stylish bangle with ease.