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Learn to Bead & Make Jewelry 101 Online Class

Discover how fun, easy and affordable it is to create beautiful necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and more with designer and instructor Keri Lee Sereika!

Soon you'll be making necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings for yourself and as attractive gifts for family and friends!
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As soon as Oct 16, 2019

What does it include?

Lesson Description:

  • Class Overview
  • Introduction
  • Jewelry-Making Materials 
  • Jewelry-Making Tools
  • Design Inspiration & Terms 
  • How to Make Simple Loops, Wrapped Loops and Dangles
  • Jump Rings & Chain 
  • How to Open & Close Ear Wire Loops
  • Basic Stringing Technique 
  • How to Use, Crimp & Cover Crimp Tools
  • How to Make a Floating Bead or Bead Group Design
  • How to Attach Bails & Cording Ends
  • Class Wrap-Up

Why is it important?

In this online beading and jewelry-making class, designer and instructor Keri Lee Sereika starts by explaining the most common beading supplies and tools, taking the mystery out of the packed beading aisle at large craft stores. 

You'll learn what supplies and materials to look for to begin your jewelry-making adventure.

Next, Keri demonstrates and explains all the basic and essential beading and jewelry-making techniques in excellent detail. 

    You'll learn:

    • How to string and secure beads onto wire
    • How to make simple and wrapped loops
    • How to properly open and close jump rings
    • How to work with chain of different thicknesses
    • How to make floating beads and floating bead groups
    • How to work with different ear wires
    • And much more

    Throughout this class, Keri demonstrates the fundamental techniques needed to make the 10 delightful projects included with the class. 

    Additional notes

    Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content.

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