Modnitsa Atelier Jewelry Design Intro Video Series
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Modnitsa Atelier Jewelry Design Intro Video Series

Learn how to create stunning earrings and necklaces using semi-precious stones, crystals and gold-plated or silver wire.
4.1 (80 ratings)
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635 students enrolled
Created by Modnitsa Atelier
Last updated 10/2013
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn the basics of jewelry design through wire wrapping and stringing
  • Learn about Color Theory
  • Learn about design through composition and pattern
  • Learn proper finishing techniques to make your pieces look professional and polished
  • Have fun and explore your creativity!
Requirements
  • Jewelry Tool Kit: round nose plier, flat nose plier, cutter
  • Silver or gold wire, 26 gauge
  • Beadalon 19 strand string, .015 diameter
  • 1.8 mm round silver beads
  • Lobster clasp
  • Stones and beads (semi-precious or glass) of your choice, with pre-drilled holes
  • Small round/oblong chain -- 2 2.5" pieces (gold or silver)
  • Chain with larger links for necklace extension (2-5")
  • Ear Wires of your choice
  • Color Wheel
Description

In this introductory Jewelry Design Series, brought to you by Modnitsa Atelier, you will learn how to create stunning earrings and necklaces. With access to 2 Beginner and 2 Intermediate Workshops, normally taught in our Manhattan studio, you will be introduced to proper construction and design techniques, ranging from head pin creation, wire wrapping connection, stringing, finishing, color theory, design basics, as well as materials and tools and do's and don'ts. Interactive and fun, these courses are meant to spark your creativity and allow you to explore color and style, while perfecting your new hobby.

Who this course is for:
  • women 18-70
Course content
Expand all 16 lectures 01:42:07
+ Beginner Earrings Design: How to create a gorgeous drop earring
4 lectures 25:01

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 1-4 in Beginner Earring Design:

1. Intro to the drop earring technique

2. Tools and Materials

3. Creating a Headpin

4. Choosing Your Stones and Colors

Preview 11:13
Beginner Earrings Design, Part 1 (Text):
01:37

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 5-8 in Beginner Earring Design:

5. Wrapping The Bottom Stone

6. Connecting The Stones

7. Connecting The Ear Wires

8. Recap of all the steps you've learned

Beginner Earrings Design, Part 2 (Video):
11:02
Beginner Earrings Design, Part 2 (Text):
01:08
+ Beginner Necklace Design: How to create a beautiful strung necklace
4 lectures 25:08

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 1-5 in Beginner Necklace Design:

1. Intro to the Stringing Technique

2. Tools & Materials

3. Choosing Your Stones

4. Measuring Your Strong

5. Attaching The Clasp

Beginner Necklace Design, Part 1 (Video):
11:28
Beginner Necklace Design, Part 1 (Text):
02:08

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 6-9 in Beginner Necklace Design:

6. Planning Your Necklace

7. Stringing

8. Attaching The Chain

9. Recap of the steps you've learned

Beginner Necklace Design, Part 2 (Video):
09:40
Beginner Necklace Design, Part 2 (Text):
01:52
+ Intermediate Earrings Design: Cluster Earrings
4 lectures 30:18

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 1-5 in Intermediate Earring Design:

1. Intro to Cluster Design Technique

2. Tools and Materials

3. Choosing Your Stones and Colors

4. Creating a Half Headpin

5. Connecting The Ear Wires

Intermediate Earrings Design, Part 1 (Video):
13:45
Intermediate Earrings Design, Part 1 (Text):
02:25

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 6 -9 in Intermediate Earring Design:

6. Preparing The Stones

7. Connecting The Stones

8. Design Options

9. Recap of the steps you've learned

Intermediate Earring Design Part 2 (Video)
12:56
Intermediate Earrings Design, Part 2 (Text):
01:12
+ Intermediate Necklace Design: Chain and Stones
4 lectures 21:38

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 1-3 in Beginner Necklace Design:

1. Intro to Chain & Stones Technique

2. Tools and Materials

3. Using The Color Wheel

Intermediate Necklace Design, Part 1 (Video)
07:59
Intermediate Necklace Design, Part 1 (Text):
01:42

In this video, you will be introduced to steps 4-9 in Intermediate Necklace Design:

4. Preparing The String and Chain

5. Connecting The String

6. Planning and Stringing

7. Finishing

8. Attaching The Clasp

9. Recap of the steps you've learned in this video

Intermediate Necklace Design, Part 2 (Video):
09:39
Intermediate Necklace Design Part 2 (Text):
02:18

Using the color wheel is fun and opens up a ton of possibilities, test your knowledge with this short quiz.

Test Your Color Wheel Knowledge
6 questions