Beads, Baubles, and Jewels

Beads, Baubles, and Jewels

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.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Mon, 6/24 at 10:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

India

Bollywood bracelets; prayer beads or malas -- a traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited or breaths while meditating.

Mon, 6/24 at 4:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

India

Bollywood bracelets; prayer beads or malas -- a traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited or breaths while meditating.

Thu, 6/27 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

A Breath of Fresh Air

Tree branches prompt a design for a necklace; fringed leather leaf earrings; peyote with a twist.

Mon, 7/1 at 10:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Ice Castles

An architecture-inspired necklace highlighted by crystals; three projects featuring crystals and tools; a chain with loops and crystals.

Mon, 7/1 at 4:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Ice Castles

An architecture-inspired necklace highlighted by crystals; three projects featuring crystals and tools; a chain with loops and crystals.

Thu, 7/4 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Exotic Travels

Hamsa earrings featuring sari silk; earrings inspired by the peacock; hiding fibers with an exotic and international flare when using a loom.