Learn the basics of making beautiful jewelry! This video class is a friendly and thorough demonstration of some of the most common skills you’ll need. Presented by Karin Buckingham, author of several books on crafting and jewelry making.
This DVD covers:
• Materials & tools: Find out what you need to get started, from flexible beading wire and crimp tubes to pliers.
• Techniques: See demonstrations of the techniques you’ll use over and over to create jewelry: crimping, wire basics, and knotting.
• Necklace project: Learn how to string beads on beading wire and attach a clasp to make an easy, beautiful necklace.
Look for the companion book to this DVD! The Absolute Beginners Guide: Stringing Beaded Jewelry offers similar projects and techniques to expand your skills, plus it is the winner of the 2010 IPPY Award.