Jewelry Making: How To Make Your Very Own Wedding Jewellery!

Have fun getting creative ~ Save money on your bridal jewelry ~ Wow your friends & family with your beautiful creations!
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Learn the basic techniques and tools that you will need to create your very own beautiful, sparkly wedding jewellery!

Build a Strong Foundation in Beaded Jewellery Making with this Course for Beginners.

  • Learn how to make wedding jewellery
  • Save money with DIY wedding jewellery
  • Create stunning earrings, bracelets and necklaces
  • Hair pins, hair combs and tiaras coming soon!
  • Be inspired and have fun with this therapeutic craft


Let your inner creative sparkle and shine!

Throughout history societies all over the world have used jewellery to commemorate and mark rites of passage and major life events such as weddings.

Beads such as freshwater pearls have many folklore tales and stories connected to them, as well as having a rich history in wedding jewellery. There is certainly something very special about them.

Immerse yourself in this fabulous tradition of jewellery making and have lots of fun along the way! It really is easier than you might think to make your own jewellery from home.


Content and Overview

I designed this jewellery-making course to be easily understood by absolute beginners. You will benefit from 19 lectures and over an hour of videos, as well as downloadable resources, that enable you to work alongside the instructor to create your very own wedding or special occasion jewellery.

There are a few videos at the beginning of the course showing basic techniques such as making wire loops and using the crimping tool. Then we will dive into the project tutorials, where we start to build your collection of handmade beaded jewellery, starting with pearl drop earrings, followed by a sparkly Swarovski bracelet then lastly a stunning pearl and crystal necklace. Essential techniques such as attaching clasps and ear wires will be covered.

Tutorials on wedding hair pins, hair combs and tiaras will be added to the course soon, and you will simply have access to these additional tutorials automatically and at no extra cost.

You can of course change the beads used and create more ‘everyday’ styles if you wish!

The basic jewellery-making techniques that you will learn during this course will enable you to make hundreds of very different pieces of beautiful beaded jewellery, so it is a fantastic foundation for your jewellery-making journey.

And should you have any questions throughout the course, I will be available to answer them and help you along the way.

By the end of this course you will have a beautiful, sparkly collection of your very own handmade wedding jewellery, to match your wedding outfit perfectly!

It is my wish for you that you will feel confident and happy with your new found skill and hopefully you will have made some new like-minded friends within our online community too! 

You will even receive a certificate of completion upon finishing the course.

Take this course now and you could have a set of beautiful wedding jewellery sparkling in your hands and ready to wear by next week!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need your own supply of beads, some findings and a few basic tools; a list of materials and suggested suppliers will be provided.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Design beautiful pieces of wedding jewelry
  • Make your own wedding jewelry!

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for beginners who would like to learn the basics of making wedding jewelry, so no prior knowledge of jewelry-making is required.
  • This course is also suitable for those who have jewelry-making experience, who would like a refresher on how to make wedding jewelry and/or access to my most popular wedding jewelry designs.
  • This course is probably not for you if you're looking to learn more advanced techniques such as bead-weaving or bead embroidery.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome To The Course!
01:15

A little video to welcome you to the course! :-)

Section 2: The Tools Of The Trade
04:46

This video shows you the beads that I love to work with when creating wedding jewellery, and will give you tips and inspiration for selecting your own beads too.

Article

A list of beads for you to refer to when shopping or rummaging through your bead stash! These particular beads are fantastic for creating gorgeous, sparkly wedding jewellery. This list accompanies the video before it so you don't have to keep watching the video if you need to check something.

02:18

This video shows you the wire and findings I like to use when making wedding jewellery, and explains what findings are!

Article

A list of wire and findings for you to refer to when shopping for your jewellery making supplies. This list accompanies the video before it so you don't have to keep watching the video.

02:20

This video shows you which tools you will need for making your own wedding jewellery, as well as some 'nice to haves'.

Article

This list accompanies the video before, and is helpful for when you are shopping for your jewellery-making supplies. You will be able to see at a glance which bits you already have, and which bits you will need to purchase.

Section 3: Basic Jewelry Making Techniques
04:07

This video teaches you how to use the crimping tool, which will enable you to attach beautiful clasps to your bracelets and necklaces securely and easily.

03:18

This video shows you how to make wire loops for earrings and other items, so you can refer back to it at any time if you need a refresher, without having to watch an entire tutorial.

Section 4: Designing Your Jewellery
01:50

This video highlights a few things to think about and take into consideration when designing your own jewellery, either for yourself or for someone else.

Section 5: How To Make Beaded Earrings
Article

Shopping list! :-) Check that you have these items before going on to the tutorial in the next video, or replace these bead suggestions with similar ones from your bead stash for a slightly different look.

07:06

This tutorial shows you step by step how to make your very own bridal pearl and crystal earrings! I have used ivory and silver so they will match many different bridal gowns, however feel free to change the colour scheme to suit you!

Section 6: How To Make A Single Strand Bracelet
Article

This list tells you everything you will need to complete the project in the following tutorial. Make sure you have everything to hand before going on to the next video, or replace my bead suggestions with beads from your own collection for a slightly different look!

19:23

This tutorial shows you step by step how to make your own single strand pearl and crystal bracelet! This particular bracelet is coral, peach, gold and green and is perfect for bridesmaids - feel free to use any colour theme to suit your wedding!

Section 7: How To Make A Single Strand Necklace
Article

I drew a picture just for you! This downloadable resource shows you how different necklace lengths look for an at-a-glance resource when designing your necklaces!

Article

This list tells you everything you need to complete the project in the next video (a necklace for Mother of the Bride or Groom!). Make sure you have everything to hand before going on to the next video, or feel free to replace my bead suggestions with your own beads for a slightly different look!

14:47

This tutorial takes you step by step through how to make your very own crystal and pearl necklace in ivory and blue - perfect for the Mother of the Bride or Groom! Feel free to customise the colour-scheme and wear it as a bridal necklace, or for other special occasions too!

Section 8: Coming Soon!
00:54

A little taster of what is to come! When you purchase this course today, you will have lifetime access and will be able to enjoy these additional wedding jewellery and hair accessory tutorials as soon as they are added at no extra cost to you! Cool!

Section 9: Thank You & Keep in Touch!
Article

Thank you for joining me on this creative journey! :-)

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Instructor Biography

Lizzie Tailby, Jewellery Designer & Teacher

Lizzie has been making beaded jewellery and running her beloved handmade jewellery business, Lizzie Bee Jewellery (formerly Beads To Buy For), since 2005.

She has sold her jewellery via bridal boutiques, craft fairs, art galleries, corporate events, home parties, networking events, image consultants, her website, and her Etsy shop, to jewellery-lovers all over the world. 

Lizzie has also run many in-person workshops and events, including children's parties, ladies' home jewellery parties, classes at art studios, library events and corporate fun days.

Lizzie has recently set up her Jewellery Making School, and is now creating courses online, in order to connect with more like-minded creative people, and for more people to enjoy throughout the world.

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