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.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 14 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2013 English

Course 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.

What are the 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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!

What is the target audience?

  • women 18-70

What you get with this course?

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Beginner Earrings Design: How to create a gorgeous drop earring
11:13

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

Beginner Earrings Design, Part 1 (Text):
Article
11:02

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 (Text):
Article
Section 2: Beginner Necklace Design: How to create a beautiful strung necklace
11:28

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 (Text):
Article
09:40

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 (Text):
Article
Section 3: Intermediate Earrings Design: Cluster Earrings
13:45

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 (Text):
Article
12:56

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 Earrings Design, Part 2 (Text):
Article
Section 4: Intermediate Necklace Design: Chain and Stones
07:59

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 (Text):
Article
09:39

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 (Text):
Article
6 questions

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

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Instructor Biography

Modnitsa Atelier, Jewelry Designer and Instructor

Hi, my name is Dina and I'm an NYC-based Jewelry Designer and Instructor. My company, Modnitsa Atelier, with its studio located in the heart of Manhattan, focuses on bringing my clients a custom approach to Jewelry Design and fun Jewelry Design Workshops, ranging from beginner to advanced and "specific skills".

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