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Series 1500...
1501 Seed Beads

Katie Hacker demonstrates peyote stitch.

 

Beth Kraft creates a bracelet using cube beads in square stitch.

 

Leslie Rogalski uses seed beads as focal beads.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/xlBdLPN2z6A

 

Mark Nelson explains the process of gluing in grommets.

 
Sherry Serafini shows how to substitute crystals for seed beads.  
1502 Semi Precious Stones

Katie has a necklace featuring semi precious stones, along with information on these stones.

 

Mark Nelson shows how to make a fused bead cap and use it to turn a favorite stone into a bead.

 

Danielle Fox highlights five trendy stones that won't break the bank.

 

Stephanie Dixon combines vintage petals with crystal rondelles for a beautiful piece.

 
Lauren Andersen shows how to make her "Sedona" chainmaille necklace.  
1503 Metal Beads
Katie discusses the origin of various metal beads.  

Mark Nelson has with a feature on bi-metal clay.

 

Kristal Wick shows how to make stretch bracelets using metal sliders with inset crystals.

 

syndee holt has a lesson on making metallic polymer clay beads for a lightweight metal look bracelet.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/xZI2a2tDRt4

 
Leslie Rogalski uses super strong, beading thread for stitching with metal beads.  

1504 Shells and Natural Beads

Katie discusses using nuts and seeds with leather cord for a jewelry design.  

Mark Nelson demonstrates how to forge a neck wire.

 

June Beach talks about pendants of shell, coral, and more, mixed with naturals.

 

syndee holt shows how to make faux turquoise beads from polymer clay and alcohol inks.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/00DSIIy47PY

 
Katie creates a bracelet using a weaving technique with organic beads like shell, wood, and stone.  

1505 Lamp Work Beads

Katie demonstrates making a cylindrical peyote stitch bail for a lamp work bead.

 

Nate Perea shows how to make lamp work beads.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/7XCL8L3PfrY

 
Kim St. Jean shows how to work with thick silver wire to make the "floating bead bangle" bracelet.  
Mary Hettmansperger creates distinctive jewelry using special findings for large hole beads.  
Kristal Wick makes a colorful necklace combining chain with large-hole crystal beads.  

1506 Wood Beads

Katie uses wooden beads and metal findings to create a pair of earrings.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/8MjLG_4QVsQ

 

Mark Nelson shows how to use gold, silver, and copper leaf on wood beads.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/XroysgPneRY

 

Lisa Crone shows how to combine seed beads and wooden beads with macramé in a bracelet design.

 

Dale Nicholson covers wooden beads with flat back crystals for a unique effect.

 

Candie Cooper uses wooden beads to make a coiled memory wire bracelet.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/QCMGhDWJvxU

 

1507 Vintage & Art Beads

Katie combines a variety of unusual elements to create a treasure necklace.

 

Julie Picarello makes polymer clay art beads with graphic designs.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/Lwcr8u-Hn-w

 

Linda Hartung shows her signature technique for creating twisted strands of crystal yarn.

 

Mark Nelson oxidizes base metal components for a faux vintage look.

 

Beth Kraft used double Petersburg chain to create a colorful bracelet.

 

1508 Crystal Beads

Katie demonstrates a simple necklace featuring crystal and charms on a large metal ring.

 

Dale Nicholson shows how to cut strands apart and combine with crystals to make new jewelry.

 

Danielle Fox shows how crystals can be used in everyday jewelry.

 

Candie Cooper blendings crystal elements with bead frames, caps, and bails for a treasure necklace.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/VsWMkVlxcBE

 

Mark Nelson demonstrates how to solder a gold-filled bead bar.

 

1509 Heart Shaped Beads

Katie combines bundled wire beads with crystal hearts.

 

Stephanie Dixon talks about heart shapes and creates a heartfelt accessory.

 

Danielle Fox provides tips for making jewelry gifts from the heart.

 

Kristal Wick combines crushed German glass glitter with resin to create sparkly heart earrings.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/frbgyqJdj70

 
Mark Nelson sand casts a bead frame using an electro melt furnace.  

1510 Pearls

Katie starts out with a tutorial on types of pearls.

 

Mark Nelson has a lesson on gluing pearls on posts and using pearl links.

 

June Beach creates a multi-strand of pearls with crystals.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/aR6HKR4iQuU

 

Lauren Andersen shows how to make a barrel weave chainmaille necklace embellished with pearl-colored magatamas.

 
Julie Picarello makes pearl mica shift flowers from polymer clay  

1511 Beaded Beads

Katie has a simple technique for making and embellishing beads.  
Sherry Serafini uses bicones to make beaded fringe.  

Leslie Rogalski creates spoked beaded beads.

 

Mark Nelson shows how to drill stones or tagua nuts to make your own bead using a foredom and drill press.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/7cRb-liNXIk

 

1512 Briolette Beads

Katie creates earrings with laser cut buttons with teardrop-shaped briolettes.  
Linda Hartung makes a disk pendant necklace using a briolette as a slider with ruched wirelace.  

Danielle Fox shows how to create a wire-wrapped bail for a briolette pendant.

 

Mark Nelson shares display ideas for selling jewelry.

 

Katie uses faux turquoise sliders and daggers to create a bold, multi-strand statement necklace.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/0vZFRNZYAQM

 
1513 Found Object Beads

Katie demonstrates paper beads.

 

Kristal Wick shows how to make a unique pendant with flat-back crystals and a souvenir pressed penny.

 

Mary Hettmansperger talks about rusty treasures and shows how to safely incorporate them into one-of-a-kind, organic jewelry designs.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/oideFCG54s4

 

Melanie Brooks shows how to use resin to seal paper ephemera for jewelry making.

 

Mark Nelson uses acrylin (a type of paint for metal) on a found object, emphasizing the curved surface.

 
 

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