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.
Memory wire is kind of like memory foam, minus the comfort and all. A wire that takes on the shape you bend it to, memory wire is great for crafting wire bookmarks, pendants, and all types of jewelry.
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to knot pearl beads from Brenda. Pearl knotting is making a simple knot between each pearl on a strand. They not only give a professional look, they also keep the pearls in place and prevent them from rubbing against each other. After you have strung the clamp to the end of the string, tie a double over head knot and string your first pearl. Make a simple knot on the string behind the pearl. Grab the string with a t...
in this video tutorial I demonstrate how to make a macrame spiral earrings, easy to follow, step by step. You can use this spiral for earrings, pendants, decorations or anything else..
Watch this video to learn how to make an illusion necklace with beading wire, beads and crimps. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make an illusion necklace.
Macrame Owl - Decoration for keys / key ring or necklace / How to / DIY Video: .
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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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.
What is the absolute, most basic thing you need to know in order to asemble an earring? Attaching the earring to its earring hook, of course. By learning how to do this, you'll be able to create a neverending host of funky earrings, from cool guitar pick earrings to drop pendant earrings.
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...
One important part of jewelery making involves properly attaching clasps. This how-to video jewelry making tutorial demonstrates the proper way to attach them. Begin by threading the crimp bead and the clasp onto the bead wire. Using chain nose pliers feed the thread around and loop it back around through the crimp bead. Use the pliers to hold the crimp bead tight. Crimp the bead down securing the wire and clasp.
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.
How to make a Macrame Double Spiral Bracelet with Button Clasp and Leather cord. Knots that are used in this tutorial are Double Spiral Knot and Square Knot. This is a great bracelet for beginners!
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.
This bracelet is very easy to make and fun to wear! To make this bracelet you only need to know how to make a square knot and How to braid with four strands. This is a great bracelet for beginners in macrame.
How to make a macrame Heart, step by step, tutorial. You can use this Heart as a keyring, necklace, pendant or other decorations..
How to Make a Cross Friendship Bracelets (Criss Cross or Diamond Pattern). Beginner DIY Tutorial. For this bracelet you need 8 strings, 2 of each color (about 39 inches - 100cm). Eight Stranded Embroidery Floss.
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.
Christina, from Brightling Beads shows you how to tie a variety of knots in this video demonstration. This allows you to make a variety of jewelry, using various forms of knot tying. She will show you how to do an overhand knot, double hand knot, square knot, lariat knot, figure eight knot, sliding knot, and surgeon knot. This video makes it easy to do the knot tying, because it uses demonstrations that highlight the sting, and arrows that point to the area that you're working on.
When it comes to jewelry making, knots are one of the easier techniques for adding a prety motif while creating a harmonizing feature for the rest of the elements that go on your necklace/bracelet.
Would you like a necklace longer or is your neck too big for a necklace you love? No problem, a chain extender will allow you to wear or lengthen any necklace.
Friendship bracelets are the most personal testaments to a good friend that you can make. Celebrate your friendship while creating a work of art that will last a very long time by weaving together this friendship bracelet with an "S" spiral.
Jessica VanDen shows us how to make a hand forged silver clasp in this video. Start off with two pieces of sterling silver wire. Now make a simple S clasp with pliers. Then grasp the wire at the thick end and wrap it around until the long piece meets the curve you made. Next, wrap a curve around the end of the wire with pliers to make the clasp. You will need to put the chain through it to attach it. Make sure your chain can fit through the loop that you have made. Now you're finished and mak...
Learn how to make cross friendship bracelets with this wonderful and informative video. The color of the threads is chosen to understand what is going on there. The watcher gets the basic knowledge of making thread bands or thread bracelets. The Cross Friendship Bracelets looks so colorful and makes great fashion accessories for anyone. The helical structure of the bracelets mentions the crossing of two friends.
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.
Macrame bracelet tutorial for a lovely and elegant heart-shaped chain. It's a romantic gift and a nice accessory what you can wear every day.
How to make a knotted Turtle, Tortoise, Tortue, Tortuga, Tartaruga.. You can use this turtle as a keychain, pendant in necklace, earrings etc..
As seen in "Avatar" (sort of), the Tree of Life represents all the connections we have to one another as life forms, past, present, and future. It's really quite a deep concept, and is one explored in a beauteous way in this wire wrapping project.
Make a cool piece of jewelry out of magnets with help from this video! Learn how to make this adjustable bracelet, that doubles as a fun toy, for under five dollars! Get dressed in unique homemade creations and begin your journey into DIY fashion here.
This video is for women who have sensitive skin that is prone to keloids. Have you ever wished for some cute clip on earrings? Now you can make your own! This tutorial video will teach you to make your own clip on earrings. Make cute clip on earrings.
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..
How to Make a Diagonal Striped Macrame Bracelet with Beads. This is easy to make and looks good, great bracelet for beginners.
How to Make a Wavy Herringbone Bracelet in two colors with a bead. If you look closely in this bracelet you can see hearts, fishes, leaves, eye and herringbone :)) in the reality I don't know how to call it, but anyways I hope it will be useful for you.
Learn the proper method to use a polishing cloth to clean sterling silver jewelry. Remember to keep the cloth dry and use both parts of the cloth to remove tarnish.
Do you and your friends live and die by Club Penguin? Profess your love and show it off to the world by crafting penguin patterned friendship bracelets.
Jewelry takes patience to make. It's meticulous. It's dexterous. And there's a lot to know, like all the wire-wraps. This wire-wrap is the side-drilled double end wire-wrap. Though the name is long, it's process is the opposite, once you master it. This demonstration video will help walk you through the process of this wire-wrap side-drilled stone (double end) technique.