Build a broad skill base for getting started making beautiful, timeless jewelry. This is the perfect class for beginners to test many different types of techniques, from beading to wire wrapping and beyond.
Ready for your projects to shine? Learn four jewelry making fundamentals with artist Max Goodman. This is the perfect course for beaders who want to expand their skills to make lasting, professional quality pieces. Max will show you how to string pearls, stones and beads in Pearl Knotting, as well as teach you about rhythm and flow in jewelry design. Watch Wire Wrapping for an up-close demonstration on how to link various elements using silver wire, then get into Chain Making - a seemingly intricate process that turns simple metal jump rings into exquisite chain maille strands. Finally, Max shares her tips and tricks for Photo Etching, an exciting technique used to transfer images to metal. All of the projects in this course are designed for jewelers with a home studio, and include detailed information on tools and materials. Max's expert advice and encouragement will set you on the path to creating your own elegant jewelry.
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