How To: Tie four basic knots in jewelry design

To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surgeon's knot, take the left string and bring it over and around the right string twice. Then take the right string over and around the left string and pull both ends to tighten, leaving a complete loop of string below the k...

How To: Make a claspless lariat necklace

Missa teaches us how to create a claspless lariat necklace in this video. First, cut your wire so it's 20 inches long and then make a loop on one of the ends, and attach a chain to it. Now put on the end bead and attach the chain to the metal wire. Now make a loop around the end where the bead is. Now take pliers and clamp the wire on the end down. You can now take wire cutter and cut an inch down on the chain and cut it off. You can now apply your favorite beads to the wire, and any pendants...

How To: Make a spun glass pendant with implosion

In this video series on spun glass, expert Tom Wright takes you through the steps of making a spun glass pendant with imploded colors. He introduces you to safety concerns and the materials you will need, followed by a demonstration of all the steps needed to make you own spun glass pendant with implosion.

How To: Wrap a Stone - Easy Tutorial

This tutorial shows how to wrap a Stone easily (Make Cabochon using Macrame knots). With this style you can make your own amulets, pendants or necklaces, also you can wrap a coins or anything else. It's easy to make and suitable for kids and beginners. I hope you will find this helpful!

How To: Attach a lobster claw clasp for jewelry

This lobster claw isn't the same one you'd be cracking during dinner. This lobster claw is a clasp for jewelry making. Great for necklaces or bracelets. If you've perfected the meticulous and dexterous art of jewelry making, than this should be simple. This demonstration video will help walk you through the process of attaching a lobster claw clasp to your work of art.

How To: Make a bezel to set a stone or gem for jewelry

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.

How To: Make jewelry out of recycled plastic

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!

How To: Make an even count peyote beaded amulet bag or purse

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a beaded, even count peyote, amulet bag or purse. The materials required include: red seed beads, 18 inches of crystal fireline, sewing needle, gold seed beads and magnetic clasps. This video provides step-by-step text instructions that allows the viewer to follow along and easily pause the video to keep up to pace. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy handmade accessories and are willing to learn how to make a bag or purse made out...

How To: Make a gothic style wire cross choker necklace

This instructional video shows how to bead and craft a gothic style wire cross choker necklace. For this project you will need straight wire, memory wire, glass beads, head pins, and eyepins. Learn how to craft this goth choker necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To: Make a chunky sailor anchor necklace

Learn how to make your own jewelry starting with a gold anchor and plastic gold chain necklace by following the steps Kandee outlines in her tutorial. You will need a drill, some attachments for it, a gold pendant, gold chain, and clasps to connect your necklace. To begin, create your pendant by gluing an anchor charm to a plastic square pendant. Once you have created the pendant, drill holes in the upper portions of the pendant. Then connect the gold chains on each side of the pendant using ...

How To: Do a ladder stitch for beaded jewelry making

In this beading video tutorial you'll see how quick and easy it is to create this basic stitch - a must know stitch for weaving many other stitches! The ladder stitch creates a row of beads as long as you want to make it. Learn how to do a ladder stitch with beads by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To: Make glass beads at home

Have you ever been curious about how glass beads are made? Or are you interested in getting started in the glass bead business? In this two-part video, see how one bead maker creates beautiful glass beads.

Make friendship bracelets: The Wrap

In this video, we learn how to make friendship bracelets: The Wrap. First, clip your strings to a clip board at the top. Then, separate them into three colors, two strings for each color. Then, wrap the other colors around one color until you reach the end, then push it up to the top and continue to do this. Once you reach down the top of the bracelet, switch the colors and start to wrap the other color doing the same process. Then, switch to the last color and continue to do this until you a...

How To: Make a kandi scrunchie bracelet

A fun gift for anyone is to make a Kandi Scrunchie bracelet. This young, feminine design will look good on nearly every girl. No matter what your style is, you will love this cute bracelet. So, follow along with this tutorial and learn how to make a kandi scrunchie bracelet of your very own!

How To: Make craft bows to wear in your hair

Are you a fan of the big bows Blair Waldorf wears on the CW's Gossip Girl? Now here's your chance to make your own Gossip Girl like accessories with help from this video presented by Makeup on a Budget. Learn how to craft bows to wear in your hair with help from this tutorial.

How To: Make Beaded Friendship Bracelet (Easy and Fast)

How to make Super fast and Easy friendship bracelet: This bracelet can make each person. Tie 3 strings together creating a loop. Put your beads in each string. Tie the ends of each string so that your beads dont slide off. Start making a braid and braid at least 2-3 inches before you start adding the beads. Add your beads on the outside string and braid till you get your desired lenght. You can also use different color beads or cords and make more colorful bracelets. This will allow you to qu...

How To: Make a bike chain bracelet with Threadbanger

Die hard cyclist, or jewelry maker looking to experiment with materials? This how-to jewelry crafting video demonstrates a quick and quirky project. Our good friends at Littles Creatures are showing us how to make a Bike Chain Bracelet. Show Tuck and Snippit some love and tell us what you think!

How To: Set a stone in a cinch mount for jewelry making

An important part of jewelry making involves properly setting gemstones. This how-to video tutorial demonstrates the proper way to set a stone in a cinch mount. Begin by placing the gemstone face side up in the casting. Use a pair of needle nose pliers to grasp the casting at the base of the bail. Gently squeeze the pliers to close the gap and tighten the casting around the stone. Test to ensure that the stone is properly set.

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