This is a super-fun and easy homemade gift idea, or you can use it to expand your own accessories collection! Supplies you'll need: Newspaper & scrap paper Wooden beads Spray paint & decorative embellishments Floral arranging foam half-sphere Floral wire Aluminum foil Ribbon ...more
This necklace is sure to get you noticed! This video shows you how to make a beautiful teal color faceted heart pendant on a knotted bead necklace. You will need waxed cord, glass beads, a heart pendant, a head pin, and scissors. Learn how to craft this necklace by watching th ...more
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. If you're interested in incorporating knots into your jewelry crafting, check ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a silver vintage-style bead necklace. First make sure you have silver wire and glass beads in the color that you prefer. Now, you will string the beads through individual wires and close them so these can be applied to the center of the n ...more
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.
Create your own beautiful necklace using baubles and beads. Watch this video to learn about beads and how to design your own jewelry.
We're totally not lying when we say that the necklace featured in this video sells for upwards of $100 at some fine retailers in Beverly Hills. Composed of a long, sparkly necklace chain and a teardrop shaped pendant attached with intricate wire wrapping, this is a necklace th ...more
In this video the demonstrator shows how to make an alternative style rock star bead necklace. She uses purple cording, pink round beads, and a pink and purple heart bead to construct this fun, original piece of jewelry. By using a headpin and pliers, she shows how to turn the ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a necklace using bead cones.
For anyone interested in learning a new jewelry technique, this video tutorial shows how to crochet a bead rope necklace. You can use large pony beads like the video tutorial, or use much smaller beads. The pony beads are suggested for beginners so that you can see what you ar ...more
This video will show you how to make a beautiful and dramatic beaded necklace with a pendant. She uses a sterling steel shield pendant but you can use any pendant you like. You can choose any type of beads depending on the look you would like to achieve. In this case hematite ...more
In a recent episode of Gok Wan's Fashion Fix series, he used some beads to trim up the fringe on a sandal which gave us a great idea for a new take on fashion fringing: for a necklace! To make this project you will need cord and round glass beads. Simple! Learn how to craft th ...more
Looking for fun and easy handmade jewelry projects? Let our expert show you how to make polymer clay bead necklaces in this free jewelry making video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make polymer clay bead necklaces. Make polymer clay bead necklaces - Part 2 of 18. Click through ...more
Create a necklace with the 'floating' style look using the nearly invisible tiger tail jewelry wire. Follow this tutorial and thread the beads, then use the flat crimp technique to keep the beads in place. Attach a clasp, and your new necklace is ready to wear!
The video tutorial is about creating an 8 or 16 bit Nintendo Character necklace. The first step is to select or search an 8 or 16 bit game character, the person in this video tutorial recommends choosing a sprite (which is a 2D character. Doing online search will help a lot in ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a necklace using Swarovski crystals and beading chain.
Watch this video to learn how to make your own crochet necklace with beads and wire.
This adorable bird pendant on a gold chain is a common sight at fashion forward indie stores like Urban outfitters, where similiar pendant necklaces sell for upwards of $30. While this necklace may look difficult to make, the materials are actually extremely easy to assemble ( ...more
In this video series our expert will demonstrate how to make homemade beaded necklaces. If you are interested in making your own jewelry, in this video you will learn all the easy to follow steps to create a pearl necklace, a flower bracelet, and a ringed necklace. Part 1 of 1 ...more
Welcome to creating beaded jewelry. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make handmade beaded necklaces. Make handmade beaded necklaces - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make handmade beaded necklaces - Part 3 of 16. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
Amy Kline shows us in this arts and crafts series, how to make a hemp beaded necklace. Yes, you’ve seen them around the necks of all of the coolest people in town. Now learn how to make your own with relatively little training or financial outlay. Our expert will show you how ...more
A video tutorial that demonstrates how to make this hemp choker necklace with square knots and wood beads step by step. Video: .
This video shows the two types of necklaces. First one is in Egyptian style and the second one is in Christmas colors :) You can use your own colors if you wish.. Video: .
This video tutorial shows how to make a 'floating' or 'illusion' style necklace using crimp beads which are tricky but effective in jewelry-making projects. To make this necklace, you will need tiger tails, crimps, an extension chain clasp, jump rings, and beads. Learn how to ...more
In order to make a macramv© choker necklace, you will need the following: string, scissors, and beads. To begin, you will need 2 long pieces of string. Make sure that your ends are even. Fold it in half. Make a knot about an inch from the fold. Find something to anchor your l ...more
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 ...more
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 ...more
Have a blast with puppeteer John Kennedy in this how-to video, as he shows you how to create the coolest guy in town, Dancin' Snowman! He'll dance his way into your heart in no time. You will need white felt, 1 six foot feather boa, 6 paper plates -2 small, 2 medium, 2 large, ...more
Wearing a peace sign pendant is the perfect way to celebrate the harmony and integration of nations occuring right now at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. While known as soccer's clash of nations, the World Cup also presents a way for disparate countries to play together on ...more
Don't worry, just because you're wearing a bib necklace doesn't mean you have uncontrollable drooling urges and drop food out of your mouth like a one-year-old. In fact, this necklace isn't juvenile at all, with gorgeous gold and black rosettes stacked on top of one another a ...more
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, all ...more
Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more
Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make a real working miniature chandelier light for a doll house. We need some cord wires, beads, an electric bulb of 12 volt and plugs. Take the cord connected to a plug and remove the metal tips and remove the plugs. There will be tw ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a floating illusion style necklace. You will need: beading wire, crimping pliers, wire cutters, beads (your choice), crimp beads, crimp covers (3mm), and a clasp (barrel clasp). First, cut your beading wire to the length you want your nec ...more
Missa teaches us how to create a claspless lariat necklace in this video. First, cut your wire so it's 20 inches long and then make a loop on one of the ends, and attach a chain to it. Now put on the end bead and attach the chain to the metal wire. Now make a loop around the e ...more
Catherine demonstrates how to create an eclectic, sunset-inspired necklace in this video. To create the necklace you must gather 40 yellow bugle beads, 18 orange chip beads, 3 mm red round beads, a barrel clasp, 2 crimp beads, 2 bead covers, about 20 inches of beading wire, cl ...more
Those interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, can learn how to make a floating illusion necklace by following the steps in this video tutorial. You will need a beading board, beading wire, crimp beads, beads of your choice, a barrel clasp, wire cutters, and crimp ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make a briolette charm drop necklace. The materials required to make the necklace include: a small piece of wire, briolette bead, charm of your choice, a jump ring (for the charm), chain necklace, round-nose pliers, long-nose p ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a lariat necklace. First, cut your wire so it's 20" long. Then, make a loop at one of the ends and attach a small chain to it. After this, put on the crimp bead and make a loop through the bead. Once finished, take your pliers and clamp it d ...more
You will be using a picture of a Nintendo character and perler beads to make the necklace. Start by making an outline of the character using black perler beads. Then begin using colored beads to fill in the character. The color beads allow you to fill in the character and they ...more
Learn how to make a Swarovski crystal pendants that can be used to make your own necklaces by following the tips in this tutorial. You will need a pair of needlenose pliers, a chain, Swarovski beads, and bails (a pinch bail). You can get the beads from ArtBeads or FusionBeads, ...more
Check out the fabulous beading project in this how-to video that's fun to make and even more fun to wear. All you need are some beads and cord to get started! Follow along with the step-by-step instructions in this video activity tutorial and learn how to make a daisy chain ne ...more
A funky hippie-chic necklace with a floral focal bead to help bring summer into your life. For this project you will need cord or thong, beads, a jump ring, eye pins, head pins, cord tips, jump rings, and necklace findings. Learn how to make this hippie chic necklace by watchi ...more
This instructional video shows how to bead and craft a gothic style wire cross choker necklace. For this project you will need straight wire, memory wire, glass beads, head pins, and eyepins. Learn how to craft this goth choker necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tu ...more
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. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make an illusion necklace.
This video shows you how to create a continuous, daisy-chain necklace. The materials used include: size 11 rock eyes in yellow, red and purple, a toggle clasp , 9mm thread and a size 10 beading needle. Start by sewing on one half of the clasp, tying a knot to hold it in place. ...more
To make a daisy chain beaded necklace you must get three different bead colors, two that are size eleven and one that is size four. The size eleven beads are for the stems and the outer part of the flower, while the size four beads are for the inside of the flowers. You will a ...more
In order to make an adjustable cable necklace, you will need the following: 20 inch adjustable cable chain, a slide bead frame, 2 head pins, 8 mm bi-cone, 8 mm crystal, 2 6-mm round rondells, 2 7-mm jump rings, a pair of nipper tools, a pair of round nose pliers, and a pair of ...more
Bead frames are pretty simple to understand. Rather than simply stringing beads onto a pendant or necklace, you can attach them to bead frames, which come in all shapes and varieties, to make a novel design that can take advantage of negative space. It goes without saying that ...more
Filigree beads add a touch of intricate whimsy to any jewelry project. But if you're using run-of-the-mill metal filigree parts of one uniform color each time, then you're probably making necklaces and earrings that are more blah than impressive. Check out this jewelry making ...more
Hemp jewelry is crunchy granola chic no matter how you style it. Made of rustic, slightly frayed natural hemp and adorned with natural materials like seashells and wood beads, hemp jewelry is as surfer chic as you can get. If you enjoy making your own hemp bracelets and neckl ...more
One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone! So the next time you ne ...more
Here is a quick video on how to make encased stringers for glass beads. This is a great way to add fancy stringer decoration to your glass beads. These lampworking instructions demonstrate how to add thin ropes of color and pattern embedded in the molten glass bead. Use this t ...more
Work with sterling silver wire to make a link for jewelry clasps, loops, chains, bead work, and earring hooks. All you need is some silver wire and a pair of needle nose pliers. Jewelers need to make these simple loops for beading necklaces, connecting rings, and making earrin ...more
Sonya Nimri of sonyastyle.com shows you how to take a beaded pearl necklace and refashion it into a cute headband. You will need fishing wire, an elastic cord, ribbon, a pearl necklace, and scissors. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to transform a pearl necklac ...more
Watch this video jewelry making tutorial and learn how to flatten a crimp tube while making jewelry. Crimp beads when clamped, other beads from sliding around past a marked section,as well as secure closures on earrings, necklaces, or any other kind of jewelry.
Watch this video for an introduction to a very versatile stitch, the Netting Stitch. In this tutorial, the process is shown step-by-step to create angular pendants and drops for necklaces with seed beads. Learn how to do a netting stitch for beaded jewelry by watching and foll ...more
In this bead weaving video tutorial learn step-by-step how to make the very versatile Right Angle Weave for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. The right angle weave creates row upon row of beads, up to any thickness or length desired. Learn how to stitch the right angle bead w ...more
This two part video shows you how to build a multi-color stringer for making beads for lampworking glass necklaces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads.
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.