Watch this video to learn how to make elastic beaded rings.
Elastic Bead Ring
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an elastic Bali bead & crystal ring. First, you need to get all of your supplies together, which include: elastic cord, crystals, glue, beads, and scissors. Start by cutting a 6 inch piece of the elastic cord, then string a bead to the mi ...more
Start with a polymer clay rose, some beads and elastic thread. Thread a big-eye needle, and then string the beads along your elastic thread. Once you have enough beads, string on your clay rose. Then tie off, and you have a fun piece of rosy jewelry!
For this tutorial, you will need a rose bead (or any other flower you prefer) and enough seed beads to go around your finger. You will also need some sturdy elastic to thread them on (make sure, though, that it's not too thick to go through the beads).
Watch this video to learn how to a make wire wrapped ring.
Make a hematite bead ring Add three beads with a star bead in the center. Put two ends of the fireline together to make sure everything is centered right. Add a bead on each end. Use another star bead and put both ends through opposite ends. They will cross. Pull both ends an ...more
Walk into L.A. hotspot Kitson any day of the week and you're sure to find a teeming collection of celebrity endorsed jewelry, at least half of which are bohemian and breezy, made out of skilled wire wrapping and exotically colored gemstones. They're pretty, yes, but unless you ...more
Create a simply beautiful beaded wire ring in minutes with this step by step guide. This delicate ring design will look simply lovely with any style of bead. Be creative. Learn how to craft this beaded wire ring by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial. Get beading!
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a daisy variation beaded ring. First, thread your needle with 1 yard of fire line. After this, string eight of the 4mm beads onto the thread. Tie these into a loop, then thread the 8mm bead down to the loop and run the needle through the ...more
These rings are so frustrating. This video is a great tutorial showing you to put it on different places on your body. Captive bead rings are a common style of body jewelry that can be really irritating to insert and remove if you have never done it before. Just make sure you ...more
Create a gorgeous selection of sparkily accessories with buttons, beads and jewelery wire. The simple technique gives stunning results, you'll be able to make a funky ring to match every outfit.
Jewelry making may be too advanced for your young ones, but these wire rings are the exception. It's the perfect project for your kids, and it's easy and fun. There's hardly any materials involved in making this wire rings, and your girls will wear them forever! At least, unti ...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
This is a great little rainy day project you can make for almost no money, or a fun party trick you can use at the next office Christmas party! You will need two disposable drinking cups (stiff plastic or paper will work best), a fairly thick straw, a sturdy paper clip, a thic ...more
This video shows how to make a ring appear to levitate using an elastic or rubber band.
This video tutorial is in the Electronics category which will show you how to make a Beetlebot from your parts bin. The Beetlebot project can be found in Make Volume 12. You will need a couple of small motors, 2 momentary switches, 2 AA battery holders, a piece of metal, a sma ...more
Kameron Kay teaches us how to make a floating flower crystal toe ring in this tutorial. You will need: stretch cord, large crimp bead, flat nosed pliers, flat backed crystal flower, glue, and small scissors to make this. First, cut out your chord to the exact size that you nee ...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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make aluminum paper rings. This video provides all the materials required to make the rings. The materials required include: aluminum paper, glue, plastic gems, beads and the bottom of any decorative element for the top of the ring. ...more
In this video you learn to make earrings out of guitar picks. You will need round nose and regular pliers, wire cutters, 2 regular picks, bead reamer, earring hooks, jump rings, and long silver strands. Use the bead reamer to make a nice clean hole on the top edge of the guita ...more
This video is about jump rings and making earrings. Jump rings have a cut in them so that they can open. To open, hold ring on either side of split with pliers. Add a slight twisting motion. Do the opposite to close. Rubber rings have no split and stretch. To make an earring, ...more
Phish bone keychains feature a highlighted midsection with three different colors of hemp (in this video we use regular rafia-colored hemp, red hemp, and green hemp) that surround wooden beads. These are great tokens to add to the back of your backpack or to your key ring and ...more
Do you have a bunch of flawed beads left over after you make your crafts? You know the ones, the chipped, cracked, sharp ones that don't make the cut and usually get tossed in the garbage? Why not make those into something lovely, where the cracks don't matter? In this two par ...more
Throughout the meticulous and dexterous process of jewelry making, when you get to the end of your bracelet or necklace, there's a feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction. But to seal the deal, you need to crimp. Crimping is a necessary process for the ends of your homemade ...more
Though jewelry making can be meticulous and dependent on dexterity, using the right wire makes the whole process easier and faster. Wire necklaces and bracelets are simple when using the soft flexible wire, or soft flex. This demonstration video will help walk you through the ...more
Kiwua demonstrates how to make a Ladder Stitch Ring.
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
To make double drop earrings at home, you will need fishhook earring findings, head pins, 5mm jump rings, beads, and some pliers. Learn how to craft custom double drop earrings by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
This is a video puzzle tutorial on how to solve the Right Brain Teaser made by Channel Craft, which some people would call the game device of cruel torture. Channel Craft's Brain Teaser puzzles are crafted from cherry wood, and the ropes, beads and posts create obstacles to k ...more
You can learn to make a beautiful chain mail bracelet by watching this video. The bracelet is easy to make and affordable too. Start by sliding two silver jumper rings onto a paper clip. Two copper jumper rings are passed through the silver rings and twisted to complete the lo ...more
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
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
In this video arsbeadsvideos instructs you on the use of crimping pliers, crimp tubes and how to use crimp covers. Make sure you use jewelry wire that is fine enough to fit through the holes in your jewelry. On your crimping pliers you'll notice there are two notches, also cal ...more
This is a fashion collection for the winter for the modern young go-getters. The collection consists of an overall over a full-sleeved T-shirt. The leggings are covered at the waist by the t-shirt and the overalls fitting up to below the hips. The model has finished her appare ...more
Part 1 of beading video showing how to make a four leaf clover ring and pendant. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make an elegant four leaf clover pendant ring. Part 2 of 3 - How to Make an elegant four leaf clover pendant ring. Part 3 of 3 - How to Make an elegant four leaf clover pend ...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 to learn how make a beaded ladder stitch ring.
Watch this video to learn how to make beaded elastic bracelets. This is a great project to do with kids!
You may be able to find a blank silver chain for making a charm bracelet in stores, but if not, you can easily make your own with a length of jewelry chain, a toggle clasp and some jewelry pliers. Once you have the base chain, just string your beads using jump rings for a love ...more
The hair scrunchie in this how-to video is so easy to make, even a cat can sew it. You will need a felt sheet of 8" x 8", an elastic string, a cutting punch, a hammer, marking pins, scissors, two big beads, and a cutting mat. Follow along with the step by step instructions in ...more
The hair scrunchie in this how-to video is so easy to make, even a cat can do it. You will need a felt fabric square of 20 by 20 cm, an elastic string of 30cm, a cutting punch, a hammer, marking pins, scissors, two big beads, and a cutting mat. Watch this video sewing tutorial ...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
In this step-by-step beading video, you are shown how simple and easy it is to make a very intricate and ancient style of chain mail (with jump rings), the Byzantine Chain Mail Weave. Learn how to assemble the Byzantine chain mail weave by watching this video jewelry-making tu ...more
This insturctional video shows you how to make a boho-chic pair of beaded hoop earrings. You will need wire, earring findings, jump rings, heart shaped millefiori beads, and round beads. Learn how to make these bohemian hoop earrings by watching this video jewelry-making tutor ...more
This instructional video shows you how to make a pretty little star flower phone charm - very feminine. For this project, you will need acrylic star flowers, a phone charm finding, head pins, jump rings, round nose pliers, wire cutting pliers, and sharp nose pliers. Learn how ...more
Watch this video to learn how to change the battery in your watch using the flat blade case knife, add jump rings to your watch face and make the popular interchangeable watch bands using beading wire and elasticity!
Ah, your mom’s wedding gown. You know – that 1980’s polyester monstrosity with poofy shoulders so large they’d darned near swallow your whole face that’s lurking in your folks’ basement? Yeah, that one. Well, kiddo, she kept that for you to wear on your big day. That’s right. ...more
This video shows you how to make a multi-strand necklace using a stunning dichroic glass pendant by guest artist Phil of GlassKanvas. For this project, you will need a dichroic glass pendant, nylon wire, glass beads, a clasp, a jump ring, collotes, and some crimps. Learn how t ...more
Watch to learn how to finish a beading chain, which has a very small diameter, using a crimp tube instead of a jump ring.
Got a bunch of old mismatched (or just plain fugly) necklaces and bracelets lying around? If you're like us, your first thought is "ew" and your second thought is to toss them, fast. But there's more fashionable potential in these jewelry pieces than you think. Check out this ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a dream catcher. You will need: 1 metal ring, leather, sinew, decorations, scissors, and a clothes pin. First, wrap the leather tightly around the ring. Clip the clothes pin on the top so you don't have to hold it as you go around the cir ...more
Jump rings are super functional in jewelry making, allowing crafters to connecting disparate sections of a necklace easily and also serving as their own minimalist decor. If you're into the look of chain mail (which is just that - lots of chains connected together via jump rin ...more
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
Jewelry is one of those major accessories that can help make or break an outfit. From rings to bracelets, jewelry can help describe so much about an individual and what their sense of style can be described as. Sometimes the jewelry can be fun and playful that it doesn't matte ...more
In this video the crafts channel demonstrates how to make a crystal cluster ring. Start with a pen about the size of your finger and wrap your thin gauge wire around it completely twice. Give the wire a simple twist. Put your beads on the wire, then bend the wire around into a ...more
Creative Jewelry Making teaches the at home crafter how to make their own Bali bead and silver charm bracelet. This is not a video for jewelry making pros; it would be simple enough for a novice and can be completed in about half an hour. These are the tools you will need to c ...more
Sick of spending massive amounts of cash on jewelry that's not even your style? Express & accesorize yourself exactly the way you'd like by making your own jewelry! In this three-part jewelry-making tutorial, learn how to make a wire wrapped ring base with a crystal beed accen ...more
You've graduated to a bigger gauge. Unfortunately this means you can't put it in the same way. Get some tools! Another common problem is inserting and removing large gauge captive bead rings and segment rings. Once you get rings that are around 8 or 6 gauge you physically won ...more
Does size really matter in plugs and rings? If you don't want a blow-out, definitely. Be safe. Measuring plugs and body jewelry isn't the hardest thing to do, but some people get confused on certain aspects of measuring so I thought I would make a video explaining how plugs, ...more
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 ...more