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Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 4 (Beading & Jewelry Making) (cc)

Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 4 (Beading & Jewelry Making) (cc)

Jewelry and accessories are a personal expression. Jewelry can be used to express a mood, tell the world about your personality - or express just how you are feeling on that particular day. None of us have the same look every day - though we tend to have a particular signature look. This series, hosted by actress Katina Forté (Striking Distance; Money for Nothing), is all about personal style - discovering your style and exploring some different options. Each program includes: 2 feature pieces, Beading lessons, Fashion focus - sample creations for inspiration; and a guest artisan. Produced by KS, Productions, Inc. Closed-Cpationed. Series: 13 x 30-minute programs.
Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10


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List of Titles


1. What's Your Style? (cc)

1. What's Your Style? (cc)

Take a trip to the Far East, incorporate key stones, and design simplicity for Asian influence. First, Stephanie Girdlestone incorporates oriental coins into a dramatic two-tiered piece. Beading Lesson - unusual ways to attach a clasp. Mindy Brooks has a jade medallion with corded trim. Fashion Focus Click for more


2. Bold and Sassy (cc)

2. Bold and Sassy (cc)

When you want to be noticed, it's time for bold and sassy. Bright colors, bold designs - there's nothing shy about this jewelry. First up, Linda Augsburg has a ring that will get you noticed. Beading Lesson - all about jump rings and split rings. Sherry Serafini has a big and beautiful cuff - with beading Click for more


3. Classic Style (cc)

3. Classic Style (cc)

What never goes out of style and is as perfect with jeans as they are with a little black dress? Pearls. Mindy Brooks has our first design - a classic, but using right-angle weave it's also a very dramatic cuff. Beading Lesson - assembling your jewelry toolbox with the right tools. Iliana McGrath uses Click for more


4.Traditional (cc)

4.Traditional (cc)

This style usually revolves around gold, silver and pearls. Traditional and classic are very similar with an understated look. Another key to traditional is standard jewelry types like chokers and opera length. First up is Mindy Brooks, who is creating a very traditional jewelry style - a chandelier earring Click for more


5. European Influence (cc)

5. European Influence (cc)

Timeless, traditional, old world - these are some of the words to describe European jewelry design - plus don't forget Czech glass and Swarovski - two trademarks of this style. Debba Hauppert is first, featuring Swarovski crystal for a dramatic and elegant look. Beading Lesson - setting up your worktable. Mindy Click for more


6. Trendy Style (cc)

6. Trendy Style (cc)

Some styles are always there and others come and go based on trends in clothing or design; this program features today's trends. Knitting is hot and is turning up in jewelry too; Marlynn McNutt has a trendy fiber necklace. Beading Lesson - making your own toggle. Linda Augsburg has our next trend - long Click for more


7. Simple Style (cc)

7. Simple Style (cc)

Simple techniques, simple design. This is a case when less is more; understated jewelry to complement a showy outfit. Simple as a style has clean lines and limited components plus it may be easy to create. First up is Linda Augsburg with a flower bracelet that is simple to make but has a very complex look. Beading Click for more


8. Geometric and Linear Style (cc)

8. Geometric and Linear Style (cc)

This style revolves around standard shapes - most often we think of squares and triangles - but circles too - this jewelry tends to have a repetitive shape within the components or an overall shape. First up, Arbel Shemesh chose circles for a fascinating project using lazer lace - a finding used in a new way. Click for more


9. Mix It Up (cc)

9. Mix It Up (cc)

How about being a little eclectic and mixing not only styles but materials, techniques and color - anything goes today. Linda Augsburg is first - she's mixing crystal, chain and wire all in one shimmering bracelet. Beading Lesson - Hip to Bead book by Katie Hacker and a cell phone accessory. Judy Click for more


10. Vintage Style (cc)

10. Vintage Style (cc)

What constitutes vintage? Should it be an antique, does it really need to be old? We take the broadest interpretation and today's designers combine both real vintage pieces and new reproductions. First up is Louise McClure - her creation is truly multimedia and a combination of old and new looking elements. Click for more


11. African Inspired Style (cc)

11. African Inspired Style (cc)

This style has lots of natural colors, wood tones and hand carving. Our first guests are Ruth Schaffenburg and Ebrimah Silah; they own a bead store and Ebrimah is a well know expert on African trade beads. Beading Lesson - counters and gauge. Marlynn McNutt creates a beautiful necklace using natural Click for more


12. Sophisticated Design (cc)

12. Sophisticated Design (cc)

These designs are often gold and many times have a little glitz - but only in an understated way. Tammy Honaman has a technique to share on adding gold to art clay charms for a sophisticated look. Beading Lesson - satin finish silver and gold. Linda Augsburg creates a beautiful briolette drop necklace. Click for more


13. Contemporary Style (cc)

13. Contemporary Style (cc)

Today's style - bold and modern with art influences. First up is Mindy Brooks with a cuff that combines herringbone stitch and metallic beads; not only is it contemporary, but it really is a work of art. Beading Lesson - all about bead bumpers. Judy Belcher is our clay expert with kaleidoscope beads; Click for more


Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 4, Parts 1 - 13 (cc) (4-Disc Set)

Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 4, Parts 1 - 13 (cc) (4-Disc Set)

A combined version of Beads, Baubles & Jewels Series 4, Parts 1 - 13 is available in a 4-Disc Set. The 13 titles are listed below.
1. Asian Influences
2. Bold and Sassy
3. Classic Style
4. Traditional
5. European Influence
6. Trendy Style
7. Simple Style
8. Geometric
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