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...
Give your Best Friend a gift from the heart this year for her birthday or for Christmas by making her a friendship bracelet! Start by taking eight piece of string or yarn. Then take two strings, loop one around the other and pull it up to the top to make a single knot at the top of the string. Then take the first one and another string and do the same thing. Watch the rest of the video to get the perfect friendship bracelet!
Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson demonstrates how to use a torch to ball up the end of a piece of sterling silver wire. This wire can now be shaped into an earring or whatever jewelry desired. Learn how to ball up the end of sterling silver wire with a torch by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
How to Easily Make a Cool Wave Bracelet with Beads and Sliding clasp.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make jewelry using cord in less than four minutes. Corrine Bradd shows you how to easily do this. First, take a satin braid and tie it in a knot. Trim the excess off with scissors and take a cord end. Place the knot inside the groove and then clamp the cord end with a pair of pliers. Turn it around and do it again for the other side. These cord ends come with a loop on top for further use. These look great on jewelry such as charms. You can use a sl...
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.
How to Make a Easy Macrame Criss-Cross Bracelet with Beads. It's simple to make and looks really cool and fun :) Even people who just found out about macrame can make this bracelet!
How to make a nice macrame flower earrings (Circular flower tutorial). These earrings look lovely and they are not so hard to make.
>1 Cut a piece of a chain about two inches long. >2 Open a jump ring with pliers and attach it to your charm and then close it with a pair of pliers.
Necklaces are a great way to learn making your own jewelry. They're simple and cheap. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to make a leather pendant necklace. The leather strap is a nice rustic addition to the pendant of your choice.
DIY Wavy Macrame ZigZag Eternal Wave Bracelet X Cross Pattern Tutorial. To make this bracelet you only need to know one simple knot. This bracelet looks great and it's not hard to make :)
This video jewelry-making tutorial demonstrates how to construct a "Y" necklace, by using gunmetal chain and findings with a few crystals in Sapphire to add a pop of color. Also demonstrated is a great way to make a perfect rosary loop using the wire looping pliers!
A step by step video tutorial on how to add cowrie shells onto hemp jewelry.
Learn how to turn rough agate into a beautiful drop shape cabochon by hand from a qualified lapidary at Holts, London. A cabochon is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to facetted. The resulting form is usually a convex top with a flat bottom. Use this technique of forming softer stones into smooth oval shapes for fine jewelry.
It's easy to craft custom jewelry at home. To string a pendant onto a necklace you will need an extension chain, a trigger clasp, cord tips and jump rings. Learn how to string a pendant for a necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
This is a step by step video tutorial on how to make this beautiful hemp choker necklace with macrame knots such as alternating square knots, alternating half hitches, braids, and cowrie shells. Enjoy!!
This video tutorial demonstrates how to tie a figure eight knot. You can use this knot as an alternative to the overhand knot for starting and ending your hemp jewelry pieces such as necklaces, bracelets, chokers, and anklets.
DIY Macrame Bracelet - Waves with Beads + Button clasp. This Bracelet looks good from both sides! Good accessory for the summer season!
How to make Macrame Heart, step by step, DIY tutorial. Gift for Valentines Day. You can use this Heart as a keyring, necklace, pendant, etc...
A strong and genuine relationship is something that should be cherished at all times. Learn how to make a wave friendship bracelet to give to your best friend as a gift. Wave friendship bracelets are not only simple to make, but they are absolutely beautiful to look at. Before you begin making your bracelet, be sure to choose the colors of yarn you would like to use in advance. Also, you'll want to follow the video's instructions completely to ensure that it turns out right. This friendship b...
How to make simple macrame earrings with beads ..
Is your jewelry box cluttered up with pieces that are old, out of date or just plain ugly nowadays? This video to the rescue! Learn a few good ideas when it comes to giving some old costume jewelry a new life!
Got a bunch of ribbon scraps lying around from old crafting projects and present wrapping? Instead of letting them sit there and collect dust for ages, why not put them to good use?
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!
Watch this video to learn how to make an armature for a fairy doll using a very easy formula with no math and a simple procedure.
This is a video tutorial on how to make a Macrame Pendant-Necklace with a Gemstone and Beads.
Lots of designer purse companies, especially Coach and Kate Spade, LOVE attaching beaded charms to their purses and clutches. Sparkly little bits and pieces add extra pizazz to anything they're attached to.
For anyone interested in hemp and learning how to make a bracelet, follow the steps outlined in this video tutorial. To be able to do this craft project, you will need scissors, a ruler, a bead, and some hemp. Hemp can be bought at any local craft supply store. After you have bought all of your supplies, you will need to cut the hemp that you will be working with. You will need two pieces cut. One piece should be 20 inches, the other should be 10 inches. Take the middle of both strands and ti...
Jewelry making can be frustrating, especially if you don't know the basics, like straightening wire. Well, this video tip will show you exactly how to straight thick wire to use in jewelry projects. It's the perfect way to make wires look great, and one way involves a piece of wood.
Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson demonstrates how to make silver metal clay paste. Metal clay paste is great for repairs or for molding and sculpting pieces for jewelry. Learn how to make metal clay paste and slip by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Learn how to use crimp ends with leather by watching a jewelry designer make a necklace with lampwork and bali beads.
How to Make a Macrame Ring with Beads. In this way you can also make a bracelet.. see more in video.
This macrame daisy can be used as a necklace and would be adorable in a little girl's hair, or as an accessory on a bag. Can be used as a Pendant, Necklace, brooch, Earrings, hairclip, on a bracelet or bag etc.
Making your own earrings is a great solution for when you can't find the perfect pair for that awesome dress. Why not make your own by watching these free videos and learning how from an expert jewelry maker.
This how to video will show you how to open a jump ring properly. Don't try prying it apart because you wont be able to close again.
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.
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.
This is a video tutorial on how to make a nice macrame bracelet with a grooved stone and beads.
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.
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.