Tag: stringing

ECT TV Episode 50: Chunky Beads and Chain Necklace

In today’s episode of ECT TV, I’ll show you how to make this lovely necklace.  It was inspired by the chunky beads and my need for more necklaces in my life. Watch the video tutorial here: Tips for Working With Chunky Beads: These beads were big and chunky, which is why I loved them.  There …

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Jewelry Design Inspiration: Strands

The question I get most often is where do my design inspirations come from.  So often that I’ve started this Jewelry Design Inspiration feature to hopefully inspire you as well. Today’s inspiration:  Strands. Specifically bead strands. I wrote about playing with materials previously and there are some inspiring ideas for you there about materials. Today …

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Stringing Jewelry Tutorial – For Beginners

This easy beginner tutorial will teach you have to string beads to make a bracelet.  You can use this tutorial to make necklace or anklet as well. Materials and Tools: ·         Beads (I used about 24, about 8mm beads) Clasp (I used a toggle clasp) Beading wire 4 crimp beads 4 crimp covers Needle nose …

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