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...
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 a Macrame bracelet with Triangles. This Triangle Friendship Bracelet made by using Cavandoli technique. Cavandoli macramé is a ancient art of knotting by hand, used to form geometric patterns and free-form patterns like weaving.
Friendship Bracelet Tutorial for Beginners - Rag Rug, Easy Pattern One type - different bracelets - 3 samples...
Nice and easy beaded bracelet with button clasp. Very inexpensive way to make your own bracelet! You only need to know square knot.
How to make a multicolored macrame leaf bracelet. Video: .
Easy Square Knot Bracelet with beaded lines. To make this bracelet you only need to know how to make a square knot. This is a good bracelet for beginners in macrame.
You can fuse metal together without having to solder it. By using a butane torch, you can heat your pieces of metal until they are almost but not quite melted. Once they reach this flashpoint, you can easily fuse the pieces together.
How to make a Macrame Double Wave Bracelet with beads.
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...
This is a video tutorial on how to make a nice macrame bracelet with a grooved stone and beads.
How to make a Macrame Bracelet with a big bead (eye) in the middle. This video tutorial is intended for people who already know how to macrame..
I turned my first ear plug purely as a challenge when the question was asked on a turning forum and nobody could provide an answer. I didn't know much about them, only a general concept of the shape I was going after.
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.
If you're a habitual thrift store and consignment store shopper, then you know that every now and then you'll stumble upon a vintage necklace or ring that has one part that's sooo pretty, but the rest looks pretty tacky or too old. Give new life to the little bits of vintage jewelry you've collected by repurposing them into a brand new necklace.
Looking for new activities to do with your kids? From Simple Kid's Crafts, a wonderful idea to keep your kid's hands and creative minds occupied this summer! Learn how to make a beautiful and easy-to-make pair of seashell earrings with your children to get them started in the world of crafting and building.
You can call this bracelet a snake or a wave bracelet with beads. Good accessory for the summer season! All information is displayed in the video..
How to make a macrame arrow design Friendship bracelet, called Chevron (V-Pattern). This is a great Friendship bracelet for beginners! It's very simple and cute. In this bracelet have a rainbow colors and this craft is fun to do at birthday parties, camp, sleepovers etc..
The difference between an amateur piece of jewelry and a professional one often lies in the details. Almost anyone can link chains together into a necklace and add small floral baubles, but the professional will take care to make sure the baubles are attached almost imperceptibly and the closure blends in with the rest of the necklace and also won't budge.
This Mona Lisa necklace is really as unique and charming as it gets. Why wear the same old stringy bohemian necklace as everyone else when you can fabricate your own neck wear using vintage brooches, brass stampings, and other found knick knacks?
Interested in crafting a pair of elegant hoop earrings? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete overview of the fabrication process in just over four minutes' time. For complete instructions on how to make your own custom hoop earrings, watch this DIY jewelry maker's guide.
Beautiful Macrame Bracelet. This video tutorial is intended for people who know a little bit about macrame :)
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.
Suzanne Ivester demonstrates a fun technique for building a colorful, complex quilt cane quickly and easily with a clay gun. You will need a fair amount of materials, a variety of colors of polymer clay, a clay press, and something to make triangular clay tubes. Watch this video beading tutorial and learn how to make quilt-inspired polymer clay bead cane.
The peril of chunky rings is having them jiggle and move around on your finger - so having the band be sized perfectly is very important! This tutorial shows you how to resize a large ring so it will fit and not move around.
In this video, we learn how to make a vertical striped bracelet cuff out of beads. Start with a long piece of string and string on your beads until you have a length that fits well around your wrist. After this, tie the ends together and cut the tails off the excess string on the short side. now, start to thread through new beads around the entire bracelet. At the end of every few rows, tie it to keep it tight at the end. When you are finished, tie the string and make a knot, then cut off any...
Gemstone trees are very zen and are a wonderful complement to your feng shui-ed out apartment. These are not easy to make but the results are gorgeous and are excellent conversation pieces.
Create a necklace with the 'floating' style look using the nearly invisible tiger tail jewelry wire. Follow this tutorial and thread the beads, then use the flat crimp technique to keep the beads in place. Attach a clasp, and your new necklace is ready to wear!
Learn how to make homemade pendants! It's quite the process, involving a piece of glass (frosted glass with bevel edges is best), Fantasy Film, opals for embossing enamels, and a pool of hot glue. If you want to learn how to make dichroic carnival glass pendants with Fantasy Film and colored opals, then just check out this video tutorial.
You can make beautiful beaded bracelets without much monetary investment at all; in fact, all you need are pretty beads, string, and a cardboard box. You don't even need to tweak the cardboard box at all - just take off the lid and start using it as a makeshift loom! So cheap, so easy, and with such great results.
Save money by making your own jewelry at home! Learn how to make yourself a beautiful Egyptian link, figure 8 necklace by following the easy to follow instructions in this two-part video. The wire used in this example is a standard 0.035 sterling silver wire. You can substitute 0.035 with an 18 gauge nickel silver wire (or you can experiment with other wire). In addition to the wire you will need three pliers to make this necklace: round nose pliers, chain nose pliers and diagonal cutters.
This video teaches you how to make an arrowhead friendship bracelet. The first step is to pick five colors of string. Then cut 2 pieces of string of each color. All 10 strings should be of the same length. Lay out strings adjacent to each other on the table in this color 1, color 2, color 3, color 4, color 5 and then repeat in the same order. Then knot the strings evenly. Now tape the knot onto a hard surface. Separate the strings into two sections, each section should contain 1 of each color...
In this video, we learn how to use a head pin while making earrings. Start off by grabbing a 1" long headpin and feed a bead through it until it reaches the other end of the pin. Now, decide how you want to close the loop. The first way to close it is to make a single loop by using pliers and making a 45 degree bend. Cut off any excess wire with wire cutters. The next way to do this is to wind the excess wire around the base until it comes to the bottom of the bead. This is visually appealing...
Cathedral earrings are so dazzling on the ear and so much fun to make. You will need for this project:
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!
In this video from ChickerOutItsSARA25 we learn how to make a fake lip or nose ring using a spiral notebook. At the end of the spiral notebook, pull out the spiral so one loop is out and take your scissors and cut it. Bend it until it breaks off. Now you have a small ring. Bend it into a circular shape to it looks like a nose ring or lip ring. Now before you go and get an actual piercing, you can see what you would look like with a nose or lip ring by making your very own face lip or nose ring.
Macrame Owl - Decoration for keys / key ring or necklace / How to / DIY Video: .
Learning how to wire wrap jewelry is one of the most important skills you need to learn on your way to achieving jewelry making enlightenment. Wrapping with wire, whether it's attaching a stone to a pendant with an intricate, flowery wrap or adding a head pin to a crystal, allows you to attach adornments to your necklace or earring, something you'll be doing over and over again as a jewelry maker.
There are two kinds of people who will find this video tutorial useful: Jewelers/jewelry making aficionados and cosplay fans. That's because this crystal clear, shiny resin gemstone can be used just as equally for a beautiful pendant or a paperweight as it can be for cosplay costume accessories like shoulder pads and helms.
One of the hardest parts about jewelry making is the knot-tying. It's an intricate process, much like jewelry making in general, which is meticulous and dexterous. Working with leather is also more difficult because of it's thickness and un-malleable contour. This demonstration video will help walk you through the process of tying a knot end with leather.