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Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 10 (Beading & Jewelry Making) (cc)

Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 10 (Beading & Jewelry Making) (cc)

Katina Forté, actress (Striking Distance; Money for Nothing) and a QVC specialist in jewelry, brings her own jewelry making and fashion skills to this fabulous series on beading and jewelry making, which has something for everyone. The goal of each program is to inspire you to make you own jewelry, offering basic how-to instructions, as well as ideas for beautiful and exotic pieces that only look difficult. Overall, there's more than just technique involved, you'll learn your personal style and how to incorporate what you see around you into your own jewelry. Produced by KS, Productions, Inc. Closed-Captioned. Series: 13 x 30-minute programs.
Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9


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1. New Materials and Secrets (cc)

1. New Materials and Secrets (cc)

Today's first material is bronze clay, a brand new material. Mark Nelson will show us how to create patterns using plates on a beautiful bracelet. Then Katie Hacker teaches us how to make an ear wire using German style wire. Next, Marlene Blessing shows us how to add a subtle touch of asymmetry Click for more


2. Boost Your Skills (cc)

2. Boost Your Skills (cc)

Even when we're doing basic stringing we've added a surprise element that will boost your skills to a more professional level. We begin with editor and designer Leslie Rogalski, adding a little swagger to your stringing. Start out with a simple strand and add swags for that over the top look. Then it's all about Click for more


3. Techniques and Tips (cc)

3. Techniques and Tips (cc)

Today's feature technique is wire wrapping. It's probably one of the first techniques you learn, but there are a lot of variations. First, Mark Nelson creates a silver wire-wrap necklace and earrings that are anything but basic. Next, Katie Hacker shows how to create decorative wire-wrapped links. Leslie Click for more


4. Nature for Inspiration (cc)

4. Nature for Inspiration (cc)

On this show we thought we'd take a look at nature for some inspiration. Today, Mark Nelson is going to teach us how to carve materials for a tribal pendant. Then Katie Hacker expands on the use of natural materials like wood and bone on memory wire. Next up, Marlene Blessing creates natural beauty Click for more


5. Become Your Own Designer (cc)

5. Become Your Own Designer (cc)

It's time for you to become your own designer. On this show we have five designs guaranteed to impress. First up is Leslie Rogalski; you may have seen right angle weave before but here added embellishments puts this bangle over the top. Then it's a tool technique with Katie Hacker and how to choose the Click for more


6. Taking Jewelry Making to the Next Level (cc)

6. Taking Jewelry Making to the Next Level (cc)

Taking your jewelry making to the next level doesn't mean that the techniques are more difficult, it's just allowing yourself to try some new ideas and paying attention to the details that makes jewelry professional. First up is Marlene Blessing and the power of rings. Use rings and jump rings together with Click for more


7. Beads of all Sizes, Shapes and Colors (cc)

7. Beads of all Sizes, Shapes and Colors (cc)

To describe this show only takes one word - beads. In all sizes, colors, materials, and shapes - the focus is on beads. First, we'll learn the beadliner technique of lining glass beads with silver - it's a fascinating process with Mark Nelson. Then it's beaded ornaments with Katie Hacker for a departure Click for more


8. Tips for Using Tools (cc)

8. Tips for Using Tools (cc)

Don't be intimidated by tools; they can make your design choices so much easier if you learn their use. And we have an expert, Mark Nelson, to help you. He's going to show how to drill beach glass for great jewelry design. Then Katie Hacker shows us how to use those drilled beads with velour and rubber Click for more


9. Get Enthusiastic with New Techniques (cc)

9. Get Enthusiastic with New Techniques (cc)

We want you to really get enthusiastic about creating jewelry and trying new techniques. That step from making a few pieces at home to being a designer is easier than you think. Marlene Blessing is here first and shows how to create focal drama. By combining charms and frames you can make the centerpiece of Click for more


10. Promoting Your Work (cc)

10. Promoting Your Work (cc)

Designers often want to promote and sell their work. On this show we have a few different ideas to help you in that quest. First, Mark Nelson teaches us how to set flat stones. Swarovski is a very popular stone for making and selling your designs. Mark will also teach us dapping and an intro to metal forming. Click for more


11. Paying Attention to Details (cc)

11. Paying Attention to Details (cc)

Today's designs are all about paying attention to details. First, we learn how to set stones in a bezel cup with Mark Nelson. Next, Katie Hacker makes a beaded bezel. Then it's layering 1-2-3 with Marlene Blessing. Discover how to design three unique single strand necklaces that can be layered Click for more


12. Color - A Key Component of Design (cc)

12. Color - A Key Component of Design (cc)

One of the key components at all levels is color - your use of color can really set apart your design style. Today's designers all have a great color sense. First, it's Mark Nelson and color and design using colores resin for a pendant and earrings. Then, Katie Hacker uses color for crystal weaving in Click for more


13. Focus on Metal - With a Twist! (cc)

13. Focus on Metal - With a Twist! (cc)

On this show we focus on metal, but we've added a twist. First, it's Mark Nelson and mokume gane domed earrings - it's all about fusing copper and silver. Then Katie Hacker shows us how to alter silver components for an aged look. Next up, it's Marlene Blessing and using wire wrap dangles in a new way with a varied Click for more


Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 10, Parts 1 - 13 (4-Disc Set)

Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 10, Parts 1 - 13 (4-Disc Set)

A combined version of Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 10, Parts 1 - 13 is available in a 4-Disc Set. The 13 titles are listed below.
1. New Materials and Secrets
2. Boost Your Skills
3. Techniques and Tips
4. Nature for Inspiration
5. Become Your Own Designer
6. Taking Jewelry
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