How to Make a Silver Bead

How To : Make an easy Bali bead & silver chain bracelet

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

How To : Make a silver vintage-style bead necklace

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

How To : Make your own beaded silver charm bracelet

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

How To : Make a pair of two teared crystal drop earrings

TheCreativeJeweler teaches you how to create a pair of two teared crystal drop earrings using findings, headpins (can be any type you want, or if you want to make your own) and crystals. You take your headpin and put a 6mm Swarovski crystal bead, a 3mm silver bead, a 4mm Swaro ...more

How To : Make an elastic Bali bead & crystal 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

How To : Make a Bali bead and lampwork beaded bracelet

For anyone interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, try the simple steps in this arts and crafts tutorial to make a Bali bead and lampwork bracelet. To make the bracelet, you will need jewelry wire, a sterling silver toggle and clasp, crimp beads, Bali stone beads ...more

How To : Make a pair of simple drop earrings

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make two pairs of simple earrings. The video provides all the materials required to make the earrings. The materials required include: freshwater pearl disk, 4 mm Swarovski crystal, bally bead accent, 2 mm silver bead, head pin ...more

How To : Make a Barbie-sized princess tiara

For the fairy sized princess tiara you will need 32 gauge silver wire, silver ball beads, seed beads (your choice of color) and 4 mm crystal beads. Start with about 6" of the wire. String a seed bead to the center of the wire- and twist one or two times to secure it in place. ...more

How To : Make a chain mail bracelet

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

How To : Make a pair of large silver hoop earrings

In this video, Marc Nelson describes how to make large hoop earrings to the wearer's choice out of silver wire and beads. The process if very simple and inexpensive. First he takes a larger gauged silver wire for the actual hoop earring. Then taking the smaller wire for bead p ...more

How To : Make a silver wire ink for jewelery

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

How To : Make DIY guitar pick earrings

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

How To : Make your own silver wire wrap earrings

In order to make your own silver wire wrap earrings, you will need the following: sterling 20-gauge wire, chain nose or small round nose pliers, fine sterling wire, and multicolored crystal beads. Cut a 6-inch piece of wire. Use the pliers to make a loop on one end. Make a h ...more

How To : Make Swarovski crystal earrings in sterling silver

This video explains how to create a pair of Swarovski crystal earrings. You will need a tooth headpin, two pear-shaped crystals, two spacers, two diamond beads, and sterling silver ear hooks. First, slide the pear-shaped crystal onto the head pin. Follow with a spacer, a bead, ...more

How To : Make a fashionable bracelet recyling a tape measure

Not sure what to do with that tape measure? Be the queen of DIY style and learn how to create a silver bracelet with an everyday object—like a tape measure! In just a few minutes, this Beads Baubles and Jewels project will take your style from drab to fab!

How To : Form a star pendant

Create a card with a difference, using sparkly seed beads and silver plated wire. Corinne Bradd demonstrates how to form a stunning star pendant that can be displayed inside an aperture, or worn on a strand of organza ribbon as a piece of fashion jewellery.

How To : Make a "simply fabulous" card using Cricut G.S.

Mary demonstrates how to make a card using graphically speaking cartridge, in this video. She cuts out the outline of a heeled shoe and the image of the shoe in silver, both measuring 2 inches. Then the words fabulous and simply are cut out, both measuring 1.5 inches. The outl ...more

How To : Bead a necklace with a pendant

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

How To : Craft a charm bracelet

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make a charm bracelet. The materials needed to make the bracelet are: a light silver plated chain, 100 grams of plain glass mix, 1 toggle clasp and 100 headpins. All these materials can bought from Beads Unlimited. The tools ne ...more

How To : Use a head pin when jewelry making

Rob shows us how to use a silver one inch long wire head pin to place a bead on. He uses both flat nose and round nose pliers to close the loops he demonstrates how to make. outlining the basics for loop making and the loop connection process. He slowly and clearly shows us ho ...more

How To : Make dangle earrings

Take an inexpensive earring and use hot pliers to ease it away from the cheap metal fastening. Take a more expensive silver or gold earwire and pull it through the loop at the top of the pendant part. Squeeze the wire closed with the pliers. Using an inexpensive earring part a ...more

How To : Wear leggings in the winter

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

How To : Make a Swarovski crystal spacer bar bracelet

This video jewelry-making tutorial shows how to make a Swarovski crystal spacer bar bracelet. For this craft project you will need crystals, space bars, silver rounds beads, crimp beads, and a three string clasp. Learn how to make a Swarovski crystal spacer bar bracelet by wat ...more

How To : Make wire-wrap links to make your own jewelry

First of all you need to have a piece of silver wire which is about three inches long and twenty-two to twenty-four gauge. Now take pliers and bend the wire into a right angle. Now take round nose pliers and wrap the wire around the tip. At the half way reposition the wire and ...more

How To : Make fire & ice crystal bead earrings

Mark Nelson accompanied by Rio Grande demonstrate by the start where you need a wire with stiffeners to it of various colors. 3 pieces of different colors of wire each 2 ½ inches long is needed for the earring. Pick a clamp where you can pass the 3 wires twice. First push it h ...more

How To : Attach a crimp and cover to jewelry

Crimp can be made easily and covered to the jewelry by using the following instructions. First purchase the proper supplies of crimping tool. This tool acts like pliers and is used by placing the bead in the appropriate slot at the tip and then squeeze the handle together. The ...more

How To : Secure crimp beads with crimping/chain-nose pliers

Attention jewelry makers! When making your own unique jewelry designs, one must learn how to secure the end crimp beads with crimping or chain-nose pliers. Crimp beads can be used for finishing off your strung jewelry or as "stoppers". In this tutorial, learn how to hone your ...more

How To : Attach a clam shell clasp for jewelry

The clam shell is a clasp for homemade jewelry. Putting a clam shell on can be difficult, because jewelry making is meticulous and dexterous, but with a crimper, it should be easy. But a crimper isn't all, a pair of pliers is also needed. This demonstration video will help wal ...more

How To : Attach a round leather bead tip for jewelry

If you can do a crimp, you can easily do this bead tip attachment. Though meticulous and dexterous, jewelry making isn't as hard as it seems, especially when attaching beads. This demonstration video will help walk you through the process of attaching a round leather bead tip ...more

How To : Crimp beads on soft flex wire for jewelry

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

How To : Form a wire earring hoop for jewelry

There's more than you think to making jewelry. It takes meticulousness and dexterity to be good, but forming an earring hoop makes the whole process seem easy, but don't be fooled. This wire earring hoop is simple, but that's just a little part to jewelry making. This demonstr ...more

How To : Do a side-drill single-end wire wrap for jewelry

Jewelry making is meticulous and dependent on detailed movements and dexterity. This wire wrap for necklaces and such could take a little practice, but eventually you should be able to replicate this side-drill single-end wire wrap. This demonstration video will help walk you ...more

How To : Make a Double Acetate Snowflake Shaker Card

This cardmaking tutorial is for the very popular style of the shaker card, I have put my own spin on it and made this a double acetate shaker card complete with snowflakes & snow, this demo shows you how easy it is to make and how impressive it is when it is finished. Step 1: ...more

How To : Build Ant-Man's Helmet & Suit for Halloween

Ant-Man isn't one of the most famous Marvel superheroes. In fact, with the news of his individual movie came great doubt that the comic book legends could succeed in telling the tiny story of an oddball hero on the big screen. Yet with its humor and unique story, Ant-Man has b ...more

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

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