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DIY Wedding

Video: Make a Basic Bead Dangle

comments (4) June 29th, 2008     

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susanstars Susan Beal, contributor
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Video Length: 5:1
Produced by: Andrew Dickson + Susan Beal

This five-minute video I made shows you how to make a pair of earrings—or any other embellishment, pendant, or dangle—using two beads, wire or eyepins, earring wires, and pliers. Check out my Simple Drop Earrings how to for more details, too!

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posted in: Jewelry, earrings, beads, how-to, wire, bead dangle

Comments (4)

LindaLou1212 writes: Thank you so much! I'm trying to learn to bead (am in the very beginning stages) and need as much instruction as I can get. You did a great job of explaining and demonstrating.
Posted: 9:07 pm on July 29th
susanstars writes: thanks to both of you for your comments! Ancee, I know what you mean about the contrast, it was a rainy day in Portland when we filmed it, which didn't help. I'm definitely a crafter more than a filmmaker! I'll try to re-shoot this one with a lighter background, but hopefully it's helpful for now.
Posted: 3:15 pm on December 22nd
Ancee writes: I find your how-to's very informative and helpful; one suggestion, can you make the earrings against a white or light colored table top....the brown wood background makes the video come out dark and hard to pick up.

Thanks and happy holidays!
Posted: 12:51 am on December 22nd
trusk4u writes: Very nice video tutorial Susan! I was curious to see what technique you used. Mine is slightly different,but the results are the same. This was clear and easy to understand for the novice jeweler. Thanks!
Posted: 8:58 am on June 29th
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