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Series 1300...
1301 Antiques and Vintage

Katie Hacker opens the show with a review of vintage clasps and creates a pearl bracelet using her grandmother’s vintage earring for the clasp.


Mark Nelson appears demonstrating how to make house numbers using clay finished with a vintage patina.


On location with Beth Botek and Marlene Blessing for a lesson on altering vintage look findings.


Candie Cooper creates a necklace with a large crystal pendant that evokes a time gone by.

1302 Music

Using music for her inspiration, Katie Hacker creates a bracelet with beads that jingle.


On location, Kristal Wick showing how to make a pendant from sheet music.


Wyatt White uses the precision of Bach for his wire wrap bracelet design.


Mark Nelson demonstrates roller printing with a musical theme.

1303 Travel
Katie has some great suggestions for ways to keep jewelry making supplies organized when you’re traveling.  

Mark Nelson has tradeshow tips and tricks for creating inspiring jewelry displays.


Leslie Rogalski demonstrates flat right angle weave with a two hole bead.

On location with Ahmad Wandak and beautiful beads from Afghanistan.  
Candie Cooper creates a Chinese charm bracelet.  

1304 Color

Katie opens with a discussion of how color can inspire jewelry designs by examining the colors of some well known artwork.  

Leslie Rogalski shows how to embellish with Charlottes- a bead that is faceted on only one side.


Mark Nelson discusses the many tones and colors of gold.

Mary Hettmansperger demonstrates how to creatively wire wrap large crystal pendants.   
On location, Linda Hartung  showing how to incorporate mesh ribbon woven with very fine wires of brass and copper or aluminum into jewelry designs.  

1305 Art

Katie has some beads to share that were inspired by art.


Mark Nelson creates pendants using copyright free art and resin.

On location, Chuni Lu discusses hand painted pendants with Marlene Blessing.  
Leslie Rogalski uses magatamas for tubular peyote.  

Fernando Dasilva creates a jewelry piece inspired by modern architecture.


1306 Literature

Katie starts out creating a knotted bookmark.


Candie Cooper uses flat back crystals to write sentiments.


On location, Lisa Niven Kelly using stamped words and phrases to embellish a jewelry design.


Mark Nelson demonstrates pen plating – a play on our literature theme.

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1307 Nature

Katie explains that one of her favorite sources for ideas is nature – from trees and plants to the ocean and sand.


Wyatt White demonstrates an aquamarine wrap pendant.


Candace Gates demonstrates texturing metal clay with sea life stamps.


Ronna Sarvas Weltman discusses how she finds inspiration in nature.


1308 Texture

Katie demonstrates zipper flowers.


Ronna Sarvas Weltman is back with interesting textures in clay.


On location, Meredith Arnold with a lesson on etching.


Mark Nelson demonstrates cold connection tabs.


Fernando Dasilva creates a chain maille inspired bracelet.


1309 Garden

Katie creates a design using flower beads.


On location with Janice Berkebile as she designs wire wrap blooms.


Mark Nelson demonstrates fold forming for a botanical shape.


On location with Lisa Kan and flowers with an inspirational message.


Basket Weave Bracelet by Author Jodi Bombardier.


1310 Symbolism

Katie starts out with a design using large hole symbol beads.


Mark Nelson has a lesson on soldering end caps on chain.


Leslie Rogalski uses #2 seed beads in her special design.

Susan Lenart Kazmer demonstrates her unique style using talismans.  
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1311 Memories

Katie stars out with a discussion about locket styles.  
On location with Tracy Stanley and a crazy bangle of words and phrases.  

Mark Nelson uses travel memories for inspiration with a metal twist bracelet inspired by a Moroccan street fair.


Kerry Bogart with suggestions for how to choose the right wire for jewelry designs.


1312 Spirituality

Katie opens with an overview of the global uses of beads.  
On location with Kirsten Wing and all about Kipuka prayer beads.  

Kristal Wick returns with her version of steam punk.
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Candie Cooper creates rosary charms.


Mark Nelson demonstrates the ancient Korean technique of keum boo.

1313 Technology

Katie explores the combination of technology and craft beginning with a review of some ideas for steam punk.


Kristal Wick uses watch parts to create a pendant.
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Mark Nelson offers a different twist on technology with new firing techniques for embeddables.


On location, Kim St. Jean with the thinking man piece.


Mary Hettmansperger connects technology with the use of metal in her jewelry designs.


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