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Jewelry Making For Beginners: Beading Techniques & Stitches

Learn to make beautiful beaded jewellery using basic beading techniques of wire wrapping, bead stringing and beadweaving
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 31m
Language: English
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You will learn the basic beading techniques to make 3 types of beaded jewelry in this course. At the beginning of the course, I will introduce some popular types of beads, jewelry wires, tools and findings, all of the materials information and recommended shopping websites will be listed in the PDF file in this course.
In the bead and wire section, you will learn how to use jewelry pliers to work with jewelry wires, metal frames, chains and findings, including making eye pins, bead links, wire wrapped loops and connecting different jewelry components to make beautiful jewelry pieces.
During the bead stringing section, I will introduce different types of stringing materials and stringing tools. Then I will show you how to make bead stringing jewelry with different stringing materials. You will lean different ways to do crimping, make elastic bracelets and floating bead necklaces.
In the bead weaving sections, you will be guided through the process of how to make beaded jewelry with some popular bead weaving stitches and their variations, including Right-Angle Weave stitch, Cross Weave stitch, Ladder Stitch and different types of beaded flower stitches to make beaded jewelry with crystal beads, glass pearls and different sized seed beads.
New projects and lectures will be added to keep this course updated.

You will learn

✓ Get to know different types of materials and tools( such as beads, findings, jewelry wire, pliers, stringing materials, beading needles, etc)
✓ Learn to make earrings, necklaces and bracelets with beads, wire, frames, chains and jewelry findings.
✓ Learn to make beaded bracelet with beading wire and gemstone beads.
✓ Learn to make elastic bracelet in two ways.
✓ Learn to make floating bead necklaces with different stringing materials.
✓ Learn to create crystal and pearl bracelets with Right Angle Weave stitch and its variations.
✓ Learn how to do ladder stitch and make a classic beaded band ring.
✓ New projects and lectures will be added to keep this course updated.


• Students need to prepare some basic tools and materials to practice: beads, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flush cutters, beading wire, clear nylon cord, FireLine( or other bead weaving thread) and beading needles. I have detailed introduction of these tools and materials in this course.

This course is for

• Absolute beginners who want to learn basic techniques to make and design different types of beads jewelries.
Freelance Jewelry Designer
Greta Lan is a freelance jewelry designer based in New Zealand. She was a makeup artist before and studied in school to make different types of hand crafted jewelry and accessories for her makeup designs, including French flower making, beading, resin and feather crafting. she has been focused on designing beaded jewelry since 2016, sharing her tutorials on different platforms and has a YouTube channel (Greta’s Creations) with thousands of subscribers. With her online course you will learn the fundamental techniques to make different types of beaded jewelry
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 31m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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