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In this tutorial, we learn how to attach a charm on a chain with Anna. To begin, grab a pair of pliers in each of your hands. Now, pick up the chain with them and gently lift up one side of the flap. After this, pick up your charm and attach it onto the chain. When finished, attach the chain onto the larger chain (bracelet or necklace), then gently close the chain link back up. You will want to gently press the opening back down leaving no gaps in it, or the chain will come loose and you will...
How to make a Macrame Double Wave Bracelet with beads.
Have a love of money and crafts? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a heart-shaped money ring from a dollar bill with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own cardioid money rings stars, watch this free origami lesson.
Learn how to make beautiful beaded earrings with this instructional video! The tools you will need are two head pins, ear wires, a pair of pliers, tweezers, and a nail clipper. First start off by choosing your favorite combinations of beads. Begin by stringing the beads in any order on the head pins. Next you will need to close the head pin off. The easiest way to do this is wrap it around with the pliers. You do this by easy twisting around the earring. You make sure to make a round loop whe...
Mark Nelson accompanied by Rio Grande demonstrate by the start where you need a wire with stiffeners to it of various colors. 3 pieces of different colors of wire each 2 ½ inches long is needed for the earring. Pick a clamp where you can pass the 3 wires twice. First push it half way once and put the other end back in the hole and pull the ends through. This can also be done in an asymmetric way. Now you add 6 beads in any combination of colors. Use it in a 2 mm length and then cut off the en...
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...
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.
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!
Don't have a matching chain to string your favorite pendant on? Looking for a good gift idea? This tutorial shows you how to weave a ribbon, scarf or extra cloth into a lovely chain. You can make this chain as long as you want!
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.
Jill Erickson of Art Jewelry Magazine demonstrates how to fill a handheld butane torch with fuel. You can purchase butane fuel at a grocery store or at a hardware store. First, uncap the butane fuel can and hold your butane torch upside down. There will be a small opening valve where you will vertically insert the top of the butane fuel can nozzle. Make sure the components are aligned straight up and down. Then, use direct downward pressure to get the fuel into the torch. The fuel can will hi...
You want to start by determining what kind of charms and the size of the necklace. Most necklaces are about 16-20". If you wanted to make a choker or a bracelet, then measure out a smaller piece of cable chain. Using a ruler makes it easy to measure and later on to add the charms evenly. Using chain nose pliers and side cutters, you want to cut a jump ring and attach to the trigger clasp and then close the end with the pliers. Take the chain and center it on a ruler, find the middle and that'...
This video shows how to make jewelry out of polymer clay and magnets. Learn how to craft clasps for any kind of jewelry out of polymer clay with magnetic closures.
How to make a easy macrame cross with beads. This Cross Design is an easy Macrame project suitable for children and beginners.
Want unique, beautiful earrings? Learn how to make the perfect earring wardrobe with hoops, clubs, and post earrings in this free jewelry video series.
In this two-part jewelry making tutorial, learn how to make earrings using the brick stitch, also known as the chevron stitch. The earrings are made by decreasing the rows thus creating triangles that will be sewn together. Swarovski Briolette dangle is added to to the bottom creating an elegant look.
There are various techniques one must learn for jewelry making. Create gorgeous earring, pendants and charms by learning bezel casting. This how-to video tutorial demonstrates the basics of bezel set casting for making jewelry. Watch and learn how easy it is.
Peyote is a classic stitch and is widely used. It is a technique originated by Native Americans of the Southwest United States. They used it to adorn objects used in religious ceremonies as well as everyday life. This video demonstrates the basic stitch. Learn how to create a beautiful bracelet with a Swarovski Button closure.
Cheery springtime cookie designs give a tender welcome to spring, but you can up the ante by bidding "hello" to the fair-weathered season by wearing a flower or two in your hair. Spice up your everyday outfit or look absolutely fabulous for a luau by donning this cute DIY flower and feather hair clip.
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...
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make a memory wire bracelet. This video provides all the materials required to make the bracelet. The required materials include a memory wire (bracelet size), heavy duty wire cutters (memory wire shears), round-nose pliers and several beads. First, determine how thick you want your bracelet to be and cut the wire according to that size. Now, layout the design of your beads; make a loop on one side of the wire and add the beads on. Once finish...
Looking for your next craft project? Why not a candy-stripe friendship bracelet? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in just three minutes. For all of the details, and to get started making your own custom candy-stripe friendship bracelets, take a look.
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.
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.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to make a bracelet using seed beads and the African helix stitch. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do the African helix stitch to make a beaded bracelet.
Looking for an incredibly unique gift? In this video, learn how to make a cool, long lasting ring out of a coin! All you need is the coin (whichever size is best suited for your finger), hammer, file, emery cloth, saw and a hand drill. With this method, you will be able to see the writing on the outside of the ring, so everyone will know how unique it is. This would make a perfect gift, fashion statement or even wedding ring!
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.
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.
Artbeads demonstrates how to make a simple loop using eye pins. Simple loops on head pins or eye pins are great ways to attach charms to your jewelry. To make a simple loop use chain nose pliers to make a 90 degree bend in the pin above the bead. Then, cut the wire so that there is a 3/4 inch tail on the wire. With round nose pliers, create a loop on the end of the wire. Use chain nose pliers to open and close the loop to attach it to a chain or clasp. You can also make a loop by using the ro...
Have you ever given your friend a friendship bracelet? Well, the best kind is a homemade kind. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the four basic knots involved in making a friendship bracelet. These are the four knots involved in nearly all bracelets.
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.
Sun in the Sea waves - Macrame bracelet tutorial. This bracelet has some macrame design elements - waves, chevron etc, and this is my design. This video tutorial is intended for people who know a little bit about macrame :)
The Dremel 300 series multi tool is basically a shrunken down version of a power drill. With a tinier drill and several different speeds, this tool can be used to create holes in even the toughest of surfaces.
How to make a macrame necklace with leaves.
Knotting techniques are essential to learn for cord, leather, or even wire jewelry. A professional looking knot serves functional purposes, and can eliminate the need for clasps, closures, or attaching pieces. Learn how to tie a slip, slide, and lark's head knot by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
This video clip from The Crafts Channel shows how to make a bead cage. A bead cage is where a piece of wire is wrapped decoratively around a large bead. For the example bead cage .8 mm wire was used. If the wire is too thin it will not hold its shape, but if it is too thick it will be hard to bend into the desired shape. Take some needle nosed pliers and make a complete circle, and then use some flat nosed pliers to begin forming a spiral going outwards. Now do the same thing beginning at the...
How to make a macrame Heart, step by step, tutorial. You can use this Heart as a keyring, necklace, pendant or other decorations..
In this video we learn to make a zigzag Chinese staircase friendship bracelet. You can go wild and make it all different colors or all one color. You start off with 5 strings about a yard long and fold then in half. Then you make a knot creating a loop for the end and to hold to a nail or clip while you make it. Take a strand and make 5 forward knots. With the same strand you then do 5 backward knots. Repeat this one time, so in all are 20 knots and then switch color, or to another strand. Do...