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Beads, Baubles, and Jewels

Description

Host Katie Hacker discusses and demonstrates styles, media and techniques for making jewelry, beading and metal work. Step-by-step lessons, from basic to advanced, help viewers create their own one-of-a-kind designs. Among the focuses of the show is heirlooms, with new twists on traditional jewelry-making techniques. Some projects include a rippled bracelet embellished with beads; unconventional jewelry with a variety of threads, cords and large beads; and rings and earrings with vintage and new buttons.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Fabric Elements

    Knotting two ways using non-traditional cotton pearls; creating a woven bracelet in a metal blank; yarn tassel. (30 minutes)

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  • History and National Heritage

    An in-depth look at Czech seed beads, including their history, use in the brick stitch and fringed earrings. (30 minutes)

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