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How to Make a Leather Necklace {Video}

How to Finish a Leather or Cord Necklace: Free jewelry tutorial video from

How to Make a Leather Necklace Making leather necklaces is fun and easy! They are quick to make and work well with a variety of pendant and charm styles, so you can make them in all different colors for all your favorite pendants. In this video I show you step by step how to use fold-over end crimps to attach a clasp to a flat leather cord, but these findings also work great for making necklaces with ribbon, cord, or rubber. This {Read More}

How to Wire Wrap a Headpin

Free jewelry tutorial: how to wire wrap a bead on a headpin. Learn to make a beaded dangle with this step-by-step video tutorial from

In this video, I’ll show you how to wire wrap a bead on a headpin – which is a basic jewelry making technique that’s great for everyone to know! Wrapped loops are much more secure than simple wire loops – I almost always prefer a wrapped loop to an open loop. Another advantage to the wrapped loop is that  since it’s more secure, you can use much finer wire than you can with the open loops. I’ll show you slowly {Read More}

How to Make a Knotted Headpin

Free jewelry tutorial: how to make knotted headpins

In this quick video I’ll show you how I make my own knotted headpins. I think they add a special touch to certain designs, and one of my favorite things about them is that I can make them as long as I need for larger beads or making fancy wraps at the top of beaded dangles: We won’t cover the bead wrapping part in this video – I’ll share that step in a separate video (see How to Wire Wrap {Read More}