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Professional Pearl and Bead Stringing

Everything you need to know to create professionally made jewelry using pearl and bead stringing techniques.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 1m
Language: English
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Description

Professional Pearl and Bead Stringing is for goldsmiths, jewelry designers and serious amateurs who want or need to learn how to string pearls and gemstones professionally. The course begins with the easiest techniques and builds on them to demonstrate the more difficult skills, trying knots between beads and attaching a clasp to a strand.
Students are introduced to critical jewelry manufacturing concepts in this niche including design versus manufacturing trade-offs, available materials, commercial findings and more.
A lecture on pearls is included since students will undoubtedly be working with this gemstone and will need to answer commonly asked questions from clients.
Upon completion, the student will have completed three necklaces using different techniques.
Whether the student decides to monetize his or her new skills or to use them to make jewelry for personal use, this is a life-changing course, the beginning of a hugely rewarding and creative journey that will last a lifetime.

You will learn

✓ To acquire the skills necessary to string pearls and beads professionally.
✓ In this course, you will learn the basic techniques used to string pearls and bead professionally, including complex finishing techniques.
✓ You'll be provided with an extensive review of materials used in this jewelry making niche, including threads and appropriate selections.
✓ You'll learn basic gemology about commonly used materials and tips on interacting with clients.

Requirements

• A complete list of materials and suppliers is included. They include inexpensive tools and materials.

This course is for

• Anyone interested in learning how to string pearls and beads professionally. My students have included professional gold and silver smiths, designers and serious amateurs.
Goldsmith, Gallery Owner, Gemologist, Professional Pearl and Bead Stringer
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 1m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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