Jewelry Making and Beading

Jewelry Making and Beading
Price: 
$140.00

Category: 
Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Learning to make your own beautiful beaded necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings is fun and easy with our Jewelry Making and Beading course. Jewelry making and beading is a great craft for anyone because it’s an easy and inexpensive hobby to explore. All you need are a few basic tools, beading wire, and a handful of pretty beads to create your own handmade jewelry. Our course provides you with an overview of jewelry design concepts and techniques as well as how to properly use jewelry making tools. Who doesn’t love a handcrafted piece of jewelry to wear or share?

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the essential tools, equipment, and supplies used in jewelry making and beading
  • Recognize common stringing and beading techniques
  • Recall the techniques of cutting, beading, and hammering to create jewelry
  • Identify various jewelry making techniques, different projects and their skill level 

Jewelry Making and Beading Module 1 Chapters 1, 2 & 9
Knotting and Beading

In module one you will be introduced to the essential tools, equipment, and supplies used in jewelry making and beading. The most important elements of design are covered, as well as how to apply them to the art of macramé jewelry. This module also describes how to set up your knotting board and create the most common knots and braids.

  • Jewelry Findings (tools)
  • Beads, Wire, and Braiding Supplies
  • Design Layout
  • Color Harmony
  • Knotting Board

Jewelry Making and Beading Module 2 Chapters 3, 4 & 5
Basic and Advanced Bead Stringing Techniques

Module two will provide you with common finishing techniques to perfect your look and design. You are introduced to the basics of how to lay out a design and string beads using the most popular bead-stringing materials. Knotting between beads and techniques for bead weaving are included. Once the foundation is established you will move on to more elaborate designs that you can create on your own.

  • Lay Out a Design
  • Stringing Material
  • String Multiple Strands
  • Knotting Between Beads
  • Bead Weaving

Jewelry Making and Beading Module 3 Chapters 6, 7 & 8
Wirework Technique and Wire Jigs

Module three covers how to make your own beaded links, hook clasps and chains by using the techniques of cutting, bending, and hammering metal wire. Some of the topics described involve making a wrapped briolette drop, constructing elaborate wire chains and forming ear wires. By the end of this module you will be able to make uniform connectors and ear wires using a wire jig.

  • Basic Wirework
  • Jump Rings and Eye Pins
  • Double Wire
  • Advanced Wirework Techniques
  • Wire Jig

Jewelry Making and Beading Module 4 Chapters 10, 11 & 12
Easy and Intermediate Projects

Module four focuses on easy and intermediate projects that you can create using all the different techniques and skills learned in the previous modules. Some easy projects include creating stretch bracelets as well as wire or crystal hearts rings. A beaded multi-knot hemp choker and a gothic bead lace collar necklace are some examples of more advanced projects. This module will also provide ideas and helpful hints for turning your hobby into a business.

  • Easy and Intermediate Projects
  • Patterns
  • Choosing a Specialized Path
  • Advanced Help and Training
  • Turn Your Hobby into a Business

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.