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How to Wire Wrap a Cabochon Video

In this video, you'll be given an introduction to the creative technique of wire wrapping cabochons.

Stringing Jewelry Beads on Wire

Stringing Jewelry Beads on Wire. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Projects. Looking for handcrafted jewelry tips? Learn special tricks to bead your necklaces in this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.

Wire Tips for Beaded Jewelry

Wire Tips for Beaded Jewelry. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Projects. Having the right wire is essential for beaded jewelry projects. Learn how to select wire for your jewelry pattern in this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.

Placing Beads on Memory Wire

Placing Beads on Memory Wire. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Basics. Memory wire makes stretchy bracelets for any size wrist. Learn how to bead memory wire for a bracelet in this free crafting video clip from a professional jewelry artist.

Beading Spiral Memory Wire

Beading Spiral Memory Wire. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Basics. Looking for beaded jewelry ideas? Learn how to use spiral memory wire in this free crafting video clip from a professional jewelry artist.

Picking Wire for Beaded Jewelry

Picking Wire for Beaded Jewelry. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Basics. Beaded jewelry projects require various kinds of wire. Get tips for finding the right wire for your handcrafted jewelry project in this free crafting video clip from a professional jewelry artist.

Types of Earning Pins for Beaded Jewelry

Types of Earning Pins for Beaded Jewelry. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Projects. Make your own handcrafted beaded earrings. Learn the different types of earring pins to use in this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.

Crimping Wire for Beaded Necklaces

Crimping Wire for Beaded Necklaces. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Projects. Crimping the wire keeps beads on the necklace. Learn how to crimp wire in this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.

Adding a Centerpiece to a Beaded Necklace

Adding a Centerpiece to a Beaded Necklace. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Projects. Hand beaded necklaces never go out of fashion. Learn how to make a beaded necklace with a centerpiece in this free video clip about making jewelry with beads.

Using Jump Rings in Beaded Jewelry

Using Jump Rings in Beaded Jewelry. Part of the series: Beaded Jewelry Basics. Attach necklaces together with jump rings. Learn how to use jump rings for handcrafted jewelry in this free crafting video clip from a professional jewelry artist.

What is a Crimp Bead

What is a Crimp Bead?. Part of the series: How to Make Beaded Jewelry. A crimp bead is a very small metal bead that is used on the ends of a piece of jewelry to keep them all on the strand. See how to use crimp beads in a variety of projects with great tips from an experienced jewelry maker in this free video on beaded jewelry.

How to String & Finish Jewelry Beading

How to String & Finish Jewelry Beading. Part of the series: How to Make Jewelry. Stringing and finishing jewelry beads lets you put the finishing touches on your creation. String and finish jewelry beading with help from a visual artist and product developer in this free video clip.

How to Wire Wrap Jewelry

How to Wire Wrap Jewelry. Wire wrap jewelry is a handcrafted art of making jewelry, It involves wrapping wire around gemstones and attaching them to a chain. Wire wrap jewelry has gained popularity because it allows people, for a small investment, to have a unique piece of artwork--that's wearable. Follow these steps to wire wrap jewelry.

How to Decide Wire Gauge for Wire Wrapped Jewelry

How to Decide Wire Gauge for Wire Wrapped Jewelry. Wire wrapped jewelry is very popular and fun to make. Beginning wire artists often wonder what size wire they should use for different wire wrapped jewelry projects. This tutorial will explain how to determined what wire gauge you should use for your wire wrapped jewelry.

How to Restring Beads

How to Restring Beads. Though there are many techniques for stringing a necklace, these basic steps will work for almost any set of beads.

How to dye colorful PASTA BEADS for kids crafts

How to dye colorful PASTA BEADS for kids crafts. Remember how much fun it was to make necklaces out of macaroni? I used to love making pasta jewelry and my poor mother was forced to wear many of my creations. Kids can still have fun with this craft! And it's not just for macaroni anymore! Pasta comes in all shapes and sizes and it's cheap!

How to Make Beaded Fringe

How to Make Beaded Fringe. This articles describes easy to follow directions for making hand beaded fringe. You can use the fringe to do many things. You can decorate pillows, curtains, kitchen napkin holders, or even add the fringe to shawls, hemlines of skirts and dresses.

How to Make Salt Dough Beads

How to Make Salt Dough Beads. Salt dough beads can be used to make any number of fun creations, from Christmas tree ornaments to personalized jewelry. These crafty delights are just as much fun for adults as they are for kids, so get ready to let your imagination run wild.

How to Sew Beads on Fabric

How to Sew Beads on Fabric. T-shirts, blouses and purses can be enhanced with beads. Make a single row of beads in a design or around a collar or sleeve. This procedure is called the "couching" method in bead work. It is done by using two threaded needles.

How to Make Beaded Trim

How to Make Beaded Trim. Beads are a great way to dress up clothing, housewares and crafts--but covering an entire project can sometimes be too much. Beaded trim--made separately or directly onto the item--can add a touch of whimsy or elegance without overloading the project or taking up too much time. Here is how.