Discover the ultimate jewelry-making workshop!
Join host Katie Hacker for series 1800 of Beads, Baubles, and Jewels!
Get ready for series 1800 of Beads, Baubles, and Jewels, featuring all 13 episodes (over 6 full hours), this DVD set is packed with the skills, expert techniques, and trends you need to boost your jewelry.
Explore tips and tricks to pump up your jewelry designs in this expert-loaded season. Make beautiful jewelry with new tips and tricks delivered directly to you from the artists you trust! Learn how Candie Cooper incorporates mixed-media components in new ways, work with metal with Kate Richbourg, explore Melinda Barta’s bead stitching techniques, and much more!
Get your 4-disc copy of this all-inclusive series to:
• Pump up your designs while learning new wire, beadwork, and mixed media techniques and trends!
• Eliminate the guesswork with expert tips, close-up shots, and easy-to-see steps.
• Discover secrets from the world's leading designers including Kate Richbourg, Melinda Barta, Kerry Bogert, Jean Campbell, and many others.
• Inspire your designs; add bold color elements, use materials in innovative ways, incorporate pleasing patterns, and more.
• And so much more!
Whether you are a beginner or veteran, each episode of Beads, Baubles, and Jewels has the design information you need to know. You won’t want to miss a single episode full of jewelry-making tips for everyone!
1801 Getting Started
Get started making beautiful jewelry projects with the tips you won’t want to miss! Start with learning the ins and outs of bead caps from Candie Cooper. Learn Melinda Barta’s tips for making beadwork more durable. Plus, join soldering pro Kate Richbourg for her metalwork lessons and beginning steps for soldering.
1802 Dangles and Drops
Add eye catching movement and dimensional interest to jewelry designs with a variety of dangle and drop styles. Mix wire and resin together to create beautiful jewelry components with Kerry Bogert! Molly Schaller demonstrates a necklace featuring drop beads with jump rings for a dramatic old world look. Finally, Melinda Barta shows how to create a unique beaded bead cap using peyote stitch and picot for a dramatic and beautiful look.
1803 Make It Today
Get ready for a batch of ideas to make in the morning and wear that same evening! Jean Campbell shares tips for creating a potpourri of beaded bead shapes using tubular herringbone and different size beads. Make crochet chandelier earrings that have beautiful movement and sparkle with Laura Timmons! Finally, Molly Schaller demonstrates a purple and blue druzy necklace using focal pendants with chain for a quick design that packs a design punch.
1804 It’s a Wrap
Create your own beautiful necklaces and bracelets that wrap, coil and twist for texture and interest. Start by making a beautiful orchid from clay featuring a technique for twisting colors together with Christie Friesen. Discover Mary Hettmansperger’s metal-work project featuring embossing on metal for an interesting and unique surface on low tech metal jewelry. Plus, make a beautiful bohemian braided bracelet using cup chain and leather with Laura Timmons!
1805 Problem Solving
Discover how some of the best ideas come from trying to solve a particular design problem from the experts you trust. Stitch pro Jean Campbell has a lesson on how to form herringbone increases and decreases and how techniques apply to your beadwork designs. Successfully solder domed shapes with ease with Kate Richbourg’s expert tips. Finally, solve your storage woes with Elizabeth Ward’s expert space saving ideas for bead storage.
1806 Pleasing Patterns
Achieve beautiful finished designs by using patterns! Use copper and silver metal clays together for beautiful marbled rings in this extended lesson with Jackie Truty. Then, Jean Campbell has tips for counting rows and rounds of various beadwork stitches in project instructions in the workshop lesson. Last, host Katie Hacker uses Tila beads to create patterned memory wire bracelets that are fun and unique. Mix up the colors and alternate the pattern to give your designs a unique look.
1807 Palette Play
Color is powerful design tool for kick starting your designs. Kerry Bogert begins with patina recipes to use for naturally coloring your metals. Next, build a bib necklace with Molly Schaller using simple techniques with a bold color palette. Last, Elizabeth Ward shows how organizing your stash can help you design with color.
1808 Easy Does It
Even complicated looking designs don't have to be hard. With the right tips and teacher, jewelry designing becomes much easier. Expertly learn how to create intricate patterns by soldering dots to add interest and color to your metal designs with Kate Richbourg. Create a bead soup memory wire bracelet with added bling with Laura Timmons. Don’t leave men out when you design jewelry. Learn how to create a simple men’s bracelet with leather and silver from Candie Cooper!
1809 Custom Creations
Store bought materials can save time but sometimes you need to make it from scratch to get just what you want. Don’t fear right-angle weave with the tips and techniques stitch pro Jean Campbell shares to help you keep right angle weave clean, neat, and strong. Then, Syndee Holt shows how to make your own cabochon. Plus, learn how not all lampwork beads are created equal from Kerry Bogert, and select just the right bead to give your designs a truly custom look.
1810 Designs with a Twist
Look at jewelry making supplies and projects with a new perspective and create designs with a twist. Incorporate buttons with metal in a fun and unique cold connected pendant with Mary Hettmansperger! Then, Candie Cooper demonstrates a quick links tassel necklace. Finally, Melinda Barta demonstrates diagonal peyote stitch for a twist on your seed bead designs.
1811 Mix and Match
It can be tempting to use the same materials together all the time, sticking with tried and true combinations. But play with your components to create beautiful jewelry mixing and matching materials and techniques to create some unexpected results. Mix beadwork with leather and other jewelry components. Learn how from Melinda Barta as she demonstrates making circular peyote slider buttons for leather cord. Molly Schaller creates a dramatic look with three mix and match necklaces you can wear together or separately for different looks! Finally, inlay silver into copper using metal clay to create eye catching pendants with Jackie Truty.
1812 New Dimensions
Unusual shapes, interesting materials, and innovative techniques add dimension and originality to jewelry designs. Part of being a designer is that your repertoire keeps expanding with new things. Mix wire and metal together in an embroidery inspired pendant design with Kerry Bogert. Add textures to your metal for added dimension and depth with Kate Richbourg. Don’t be intimidated to create a peyote stitch ring! Melinda Barta delivers the tips and tricks you need to successfully create these fun elements.
1813 Beaded Gifts
Share your hobby and love of your craft with everyone through beaded gifts. Make a beautiful fingerprint pendant with Jackie Truty and give the perfect gift. Get fun tips for packaging handmade jewelry gifts. Finally, meet Jean Baruch from Beads of Courage. Learn the story of this charitable group and how to share your love of beading with a purpose.