This video shows the viewer how to secure crimp beads using both crimping pliers and chain-nose pliers for the purpose of jewelry making. The video uses two millimeter crimp beads, beading wire, and both sets of pliers to demonstrate the technique. To crimp using the crimping ...more
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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
The coiling gizmo is just that, a gizmo, that can transform wire and a few seed beads into a unique funky bead. This video will demonstrate how to make a beaded coiled bead and continuous coils.
Kathleen Wright shows you tips and techniques on using wire wrapping and beads to make jewelry in this series. The instruction is good but it's a bit difficult to see what she's doing. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make jewelry with beads and wire. Make jewelry with beads and wire - P ...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
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
Jewelry making is a fine art, with some jewelers devoting their entire lifetimes to learning how to perfect beading, wiring, sautering, and arranging. But that doesn't mean you can't make a beautiful bracelet if you're a jewelry making beginner! Want a fast and easy way to cr ...more
Our expert Debra Windsong will show you how you can make your own jewelry. If you have ever been interested in jewelry making, let our expert show you how to make wire necklaces, chain earrings, bracelets, and even watch bands with simple materials you can find at any craft st ...more
This video will show you how to repair and fix a broken wire using different butt connectors and also a wire tie. Video: .
A cool use for wireless redstone in light of a previous video I made about Proximity detection. this version is very resource light and has the potential for a lot of different uses. To clarify, the proximity detection does not need all of the different uses that are availabl ...more
So I've been pretty busy with uni lately, but this was something I'd thought about a lot and I came up with a way to send an infinitely expandable chain of redstone with trip wires. Let me know what you think. Video: .
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
Watch this video to learn how to make your own crochet necklace with beads and wire.
In this video Mr.G puts a new spin on magnets and bare copper wire with just a simple battery. Motion via magic? Not quite, but pretty darn close! Join Mr. G, and build your own motor with its own unique new spin. This is a fun, easy, do it at home experiment.
If you plan on growing cucumbers in your garden, a smart move is to grow them up. By that, grow them on something that will lead them up. This is a smart idea, because cucumber plants can take over a garden at any time and can actually come out much better when grown on someth ...more
This video will show you how to connect and hook up a Comcast Xfinity cable box to your HDTV using a HDMI wire. Video: .
Here's a children's umbrella lined with neon green EL wire. It's definitely an easy and fun project for kids to do with their parents, and more importantly, it keeps the little mischiefs safer if they're out and about on rainy days. For even more creative inspiration ideas us ...more
I always found that those safety lights for bicyclists on the market were never good enough when riding in the dark. That got me thinking about people who use wheelchairs and how unsafe the night could be when they want to go out. So here's what I came up with: I decked out t ...more
Creating wires, cords, and other rope-like objects in 3D Studio MAX can be tough, as they are oddly proportioned and often oddly positioned. This two-part video will show you how to model such objects in 3DS MAX. Now you can model yourself sitting at the computer modeling with ...more
Turn a collection of delicate crystal beads into a lovely pair of earrings! All you need are the beads, some jewelry wire and wire cutters. Then, follow the steps in this tutorial to get your own pair of dainty, crafty earrings.
One important part of jewelery making involves properly crimping beads. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to crimp beads on a wire. With the crimp bead on the wire place the bead in the first notch of the crimping pliers. Gently squeeze the tube until it is ...more
This is a great project, especially for older or preteen children. You will need flatnose pliers, needlenose pliers, wire cutters, gold bugle beads, seed beads, a large bead for the body and 24 gauge jewelry wire in bronze or copper.
It's time to get down and dirty in this next tutorial. If you own a lathe, you may already know that there is a great selection of different styles that can be carved using the right carving tools. In this video, you'll be finding out how to cut beads and coves using your woo ...more
Duct tape is the king of all household items. You can use duct tape for practically anything, like this sweet wallet. But duct tape isn't the only crafty tape out there; masking tape holds its own, too. You may already know that you can make homemade speakers using an inflate ...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
Poison Ivy isn't the only woman who can get away with wearing vines in her hair. Rather than picking up a bunch of poison ivy vines and sticking them in your hair (which would be bad news for all), we recommend crafting the delicate beaded hair vine presented in this tutorial. ...more
Following are the steps to describe how-to make small jewelry with head pins: 1. Materials needed are long head pins, beads, wire, cutting player. 2. Take the head pin and insert the bead into it. 3. Using the cutting player, rotate the head pin to a loop tightly. 4. Cut o ...more
Wine glass charms go around the stems of wineglasses to help guests at your BBQ, dinner or other party identify their glass of wine. You can use any sort of bead or charm to make these, but this tutorial shows you how to make a set of summery charms using beads and memory wire.
Decorative dragonflies are usually associated with little girls' shams and pink backpacks also plastered with iron-on hearts and happy faces. But you don't have to be ten years old to enjoy the dainty beauty of these winged creatures. Watch this video to learn how to make a b ...more
For this project you will need some 4 mm orange beads, acrylic spacers, 4 mm black glass beads, 8 mm black glass beads, 10 mm orange glass beads, memory wire, headpins & skull charms. You also need pliers that include bent nose pliers, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and ...more
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
The video shows the viewer how to make 3 paper flowers. The first seconds show the paper flowers (two blue and one pink) and a lady voice says she will show us how to make them using a Paper Shaper Punch. Then she presents the tools: the paper shaper punch (with the large dais ...more
Artbeads demonstrates how to make a simple loop using eye pins. Simple loops on head pins or eye pins are great ways to attach charms to your jewelry. To make a simple loop use chain nose pliers to make a 90 degree bend in the pin above the bead. Then, cut the wire so that the ...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!
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
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
The cord on your headphones is usually more enemy than friend. While they obviously need it to function, a tangled or unnecessarily long cord can wreak havoc on your sanity. Personally, I've broken at least two pairs of headphones by tripping over the cord and yanking the jack ...more
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.
When you think of flower brooches, you probably imagine those dusty, ancient things your grandmother used to wear on her wool cardigan. But brooches can be uber cool - and even street chic - when done in a vintage/Steampunk style. Check out this video to learn how to craft a ...more
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a interchangeable beaded watch band. First, cut your beading wire to appropriate length, then slide a crimp bead and lobster trigger clasp to one side of the wire. Then, bring the end of the wire back through the crimp bead creating a snu ...more
This video is in the Arts and Crafts category and you will learn how to make a Victorian-inspired necklace using an old ribbon. This is a very simple and easy way of making a necklace. Take a ribbon of about an arm’s length, tie it around the neck and check that the length sho ...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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beaded Viking knit bracelet. First, pull a craft wire through a draw plate in the largest hole. After this, you will have a knitted weave bracelet. Now, place a hook in the loops at the end of the bracelet, and twist it down, then cut t ...more
Memory wire is kind of like memory foam, minus the comfort and all. A wire that takes on the shape you bend it to, memory wire is great for crafting wire bookmarks, pendants, and all types of jewelry. Getting started in making your own beaded jewelry doesn't have to be hard. ...more
Callottes are a great way of hiding knots or crimp beads when making jewelry - this instructional video demonstrates how they can be used. They're basically little cups that cover the end of wire on a bracelet or necklace. Learn how to use a callotte in jewelry making by watch ...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
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
Jewelry takes patience to make. It's meticulous. It's dexterous. And there's a lot to know, like all the wire-wraps. This wire-wrap is the side-drilled double end wire-wrap. Though the name is long, it's process is the opposite, once you master it. This demonstration video wil ...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
Cathedral earrings are so dazzling on the ear and so much fun to make. You will need for this project: 1 pair antique copper plated hammered ear wires 2 pieces of 3mm cobalt Czech fire polish round beads 2 pieces of 4 mm cobalt Czech fire polish round beads 2 pieces of C ...more
This video jewelry-making tutorial shows how to make these origami crane earrings. You will need tiny origami paper, crimping beads, crystals, earring findings, and jewelry wire. Learn how to fold a crane using the traditional Japanese art of origami and craft it into earrings ...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!
Synthesize the odds and ends in your crafts or bead drawers into lovely hoop earrings! Using a few charms, a bow, premade hoop earrings, crystals and two pieces of jewelry wire, this tutorial shows you how DIY your own fashion accessories.
Artbeads demonstrates how to make a wrapped beading loop. First, take a head pin or an eye pin and add the beads that you would like to use. Use chain nose pliers to make a 90 degree bend about 1/8 inch above the bead. Hold the bead so the tail of the wire is facing towards yo ...more
In this video, we learn how to use French wire when jewelry making. First, you want to take your wire and cut it to the length you need, using wire cutters. After this, you will place a stopper next to the pendant or bead that you are applying inside the necklace. Next, string ...more
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category which will show you how to create a floral antique photo stand. The photo stand can be used to place photos or picture cards and it also doubles up as a candle stand. A picture holder measures 4 1/2 inches from top of the ri ...more
What exactly is a head pin? In jewelry crafting, a head pin is the small wire loop on top of a bead that allows the bead to be attached to a necklace or an earring. If you're looking to get into making your own jewelry, then creating a headpin is one of the most basic skills y ...more
In making jewelry, the head pin loop is used many times. Let's learn to make a head pin loop so jewelry making will be that much easier. To make a head pin loop you will need: Beads Head pins Wire cutters Round nose pliers To start you are going to slide the bead or bead ...more
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