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...
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...
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.
DIY Beaded Macrame Square Bracelet. This bracelet looks great! In this tutorial I showed you a multi-colored version. You can change colors of your choice. Hope you will like it. More info in video..
Make 3D Wavy Spiral Bracelet with beads. In this style you can make a necklace, just make it longer.
How to make Criss-cross lines, Friendship Bracelet Tutorial. This Bracelet looks interesting from both sides. Not hard to make and suitable for beginners.
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.
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...
In part one of her three part instructional video series on setting a cabochon in a bezel, Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Addie Kidd shows you how to adjust your bezel's height to match your cabochon. This technique is essential for making pendants or any jewelry with a large stone centerpiece. Learn how to set a stone or jewel cabochon by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Drilling in resin for finishing with jewelry findings by Cindy with Resin Obsession.
You could do this bracelet in all sorts of fun color combinations, or all in one color and it would be nice either way. These bracelets would make great easy gifts for friends, as well or This would make for a great friendship bracelet. You can use this bracelet from both sides. Fits to men and women. Use Mouline threads.
In order to make a scalloped edged bobby pin accessory, you will need the following: wire, a bobby pin, small beads, a ruler, and scissors. Cut about 2 feet of wire. Fold the wire in half. Lace the wire through the bobby pin. Anchor it by wrapping it around the exterior. Then, repeat with the other end of wire. You will repeat this, in order to secure each bead. Begin sliding the beads on the wire. Group three at a time, remembering to anchor them. When you reach then end, begin scalloping. A...
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.
You don't have to spend a lot of money on jewelry, crystals and pendants. In this video from Tap Plastics, you'll learn how to use their brands of Platinum Silicone and Clear Lite Casting Resin to create artificial jewelry. It won't fool the pros on a close examination, but it can still be impressive-looking stuff at a fraction of the cost of real 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.
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.
Poison Ivy isn't the only woman who can get away with wearing vines in her hair. Rather than picking up a bunch of poison ivy vines and sticking them in your hair (which would be bad news for all), we recommend crafting the delicate beaded hair vine presented in this tutorial.
Rayann shows us techniques to make macrame designs using hemp for the creation of fun, interesting jewelry designs. She shows us four techniques. First she introduces us to the half-knot using four strands of hemp. The right-hand strand is brought across the others in the shape of a backwards four, while the left-hand strand is brought behind the others and through the loop created. A series of half knots will result in a spiral design along the length of the 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!
A wire mandala is basically a wire halo of sorts, meant as a geometric configuration which contains the image of a deity. For some, a wire mandala can be used for meditation and stress relief, while for others it is a beautiful religious pendant that can be attached to earring clasps and chains to make necklaces.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beaded bookmark or "book thong". First, take a wire and add on a small horse shoe shaped bead. After you do this, use pliers to help bend the wire around this pin to keep it in place. Next, add on a peace sign pendant, then tie the wire around and push the wire into a cylinder bead. Continue to add on more beads to the wire until you reach the end. Use different types of bead to make it more unique and completely your own design. To finish, apply a cla...
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...
This fun and funky tutorial can be altered to use whatever kind of hemp or beads you prefer. Make it longer to create a choker or a necklace, or keep it short to create a fun friendship bracelet or ankelet.
Learn how to finish a bracelet with crimps and covers to finish a bracelet start by putting a crimp bead over your beading wire and then add a clasp. After putting the clasp on the wire run the beading wire back through the crimp. Move the crimp bead up toward the clasp leaving a little room for play in between the clasp and crimp bead. Take your crimping pliers and put the crimp bead in the backspace of the pliers. Squeeze the pliers firmly to smash down the crimp bead. The crimping pliers w...
In this video, we learn how to make a twisted necklace. First, you will need to grab the cord you want for your bracelet and cut it double to the length you would normally use. Now, measure the cord in half, then start twisting the two together until you reach the end. You can do this with several cords if you would like a more unique necklace. After this, tie the ends and then loosen them up. Next, start to twist the necklace together again, then you can add your jumper bead into the necklac...
A kanzashi, as shown in this how-to video, is an ornamental hair pin used in Chinese and Japanese hair styles. While they're more of a traditional piece, they're still commonly worn by brides and as part of a kimono costume (for geishas). This video tutorial shows a method of making this beautiful piece yourself out of any chopstick. You will need a chopstick, 10cm of wire, a charm, a big bead, two split rings, 3cm of chain, a 5mm x 2cm scrap of cloth, a pair of nippers, a pair of pliers, a k...
This how-to video teaches how to use polymer clay to make jewelry. Learn how to manipulate polymer clay to design and craft a necklace pendant.
If you enjoy creating vintage inspired jewelry, then there's no way you can get around not using brass stampings. Already infused with a rusty colored hue, they're very antique-looking and their colors can be altered. Check out this jewelry crafting video to learn how to color vintage flower brass stampings using materials including acrylic paint and resin.
In this video a Peruvian Inka necklace is begun by selecting and washing precious stones. The stones begin as varied sizes and irregular shapes. These stones are then coarsely ground down to the desired size and shape. Finer grinders are used to get the exact shape and make the stones smooth. The polishing of the stones comes next. After much polishing these stones are ready to be placed in handcrafted Peruvian Inka necklaces. Each of these tedious steps are shown in abbreviated video clips o...
Watch this video to lean how to make a cool wave ring. Follow every step of measuring, sawing, annealing, soldering, sanding and buffing.
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..
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...
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.
Have some ugly beads you don't know what to do with? Disguise them as fun knotted bead jewelry by tying them into a necklace! You can also use marbles. All you need besides the beads is the fabric, which you can get from an old t-shirt or scarf.
A girl is trying to teach us how to make fish friendship bracelets. We need four colors in order to make a bracelet. She shows us on a clipboard the four colors and after tying them we will get a total of 8. She slowly ties up each knot and shows us each step of the way. She does not however provide written explanations for additional information. A background of simple knots is required for this video as she does not explain how to tie the knots.
How to Make a Rubber Band Double Spiral Bracelet with Knitting Spool (without Loom). More in video..
How to make a Macrame bracelet in Chevron style with beads (V-Pattern / Arrows and Diamond). I really like this bracelet, because its easy to make and looks good. This is a great Friendship bracelet for beginners!
Adding a patina to brass stampings is what gives it an aged, beautifully vintage look. If you've never worked with patinas before, then check out this jewelry crafting video to learn about how to use different types of patinas - including resin and acrylic paint - to make a flower you can attach to a pin to make into a brooch.
Alea Mosaic shows you how create a beautiful stone-inlaid jewelry bracelet. This video clearly and concisely lays out the steps. First, you affix a pattern underneath clear adhesive foil. Next, you peel the the cover off to expose the adhesive. You then place the stones according to the pattern, and fix a transparent foil on top. Once that is done, trim the plastic from around the stones. Then, you apply glue to the bracelet base, then place the stones inside.
How to make a Macrame Lagoon Bracelet. A good accessory for the beach and for everyday occasions.