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, 4/22 at 10:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Modern Ingenuity

Beads inspired by Monet; tube-shaped beads; new ways to set crystals; new and old loom types.

Mon, 4/22 at 4:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Modern Ingenuity

Beads inspired by Monet; tube-shaped beads; new ways to set crystals; new and old loom types.

Thu, 4/25 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Peaceful Pursuit

A piece called "breathe deep for calming"; adding scents to a lava rock bracelet; bead weaving; bead lariats in intricate patterns.

Mon, 4/29 at 10:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Artistic Process

The basics of bead embroidery; making a sterling ring from start to finish.

Mon, 4/29 at 4:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Artistic Process

The basics of bead embroidery; making a sterling ring from start to finish.

Thu, 5/2 at 8:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

By the Sea

A metal clay project inspired by the sea; seed beads of blue and green.