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Crystal Excitement Bracelet - LEARNING OBJECTIVES
BS1-01
BEGINNER LEVEL
-- Bead Stringing Sequence
-- Lesson: Stringing with Cable Wire and Crimp Beads
-- Bracelet


In this project, we will learn how to make a bracelet and attach a clasp, using flexible nylon coated cable wire. We will learn how to crimp, using a crimping pliers, cable wire, crimp bead, crimp cover, and horseshoe wire protector. We also learn about fitting your bracelet to your wrist, and working with what is called "ease". We learn about the pros and cons of different kinds of clasps, as well as designing with "support systems." We will learn about measuring your bracelet to fit your wrist.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES BEAD STRINGING
CRIMPING
CRYSTAL EXCITEMENT BRACELET
BS1.01-Crimping
  BEGINNER  INTERMEDIATE  ADVANCED 
TECHNICAL MECHANICS
1. Holding Your Piece To Work It BEGINNER     
2. Reading Simple Pattern, Figure and/or Graph; Diagramming BEGINNER     
3. Selecting Stringing Materials BEGINNER     
4. Selecting Clasps and other Jewelry Findings BEGINNER     
5. Selecting Beads and other Components BEGINNER     
6. Laying Out Your Piece BEGINNER     
7. Identifying Areas of Potential Weakness, and
Strategies for Dealing With These
BEGINNER     
8. Selecting and Using Adhesives      
9. Use of Tools and Equipment BEGINNER     
10. Determining Measurements and Ease, including Width and Length of a Piece, Especially In Relationship To Bead Sizes BEGINNER     
11. Finishing Off Threads, Cable Wires or Other Stringing Materials in Piece or Adding Threads/Cable Wires/Stringing Materials BEGINNER     
    
    
UNDERSTANDING CRAFT BASIS OF STRINGING METHODS
1. Starting the Piece BEGINNER     
2. Implementing the Basic Method BEGINNER     
3. Finishing Off Your Piece With A Clasp Assembly BEGINNER     
4. Managing String/Cord/Thread/Wire Tension BEGINNER     
5. Crimping BEGINNER     
6. Needle/Thread Work      
7. Pearl Knotting and Putting Knots Between Beads      
8. Making Simple and Coiled Loops Using Hard Wire      
9. Making and Using Connectors; Segmenting; Directional Control      
10. Adding Dangles and Embellishments      
11. Making Multi-Strands Piece      
12. Making Twist-Strands Piece      
  
  
UNDERSTANDING ART & DESIGN BASIS OF BEAD STRINGING
1. Learning Implications When Choosing Different Sizes/Shapes of Beads, or Using Different Stringing Materials  BEGINNER     
2. Learning Implications When Choosing Different Kinds of Clasps, or Using Different Jewelry Findings and Components BEGINNER     
3. Understanding Relationship of this Bead Stringing Method in Comparision to Other Types of Bead Stringing Methods  BEGINNER     
4. Creating Support Systems Within Your Piece In Anticipation of Effects of Movement BEGINNER     
5. Understanding How Bead Asserts Its Need For Color When Stringing Beads      
6. Creating Your Own Design with This Bead Stringing Method, in Reference to Jewelry Design Principles of Composition      
7. Creating Shapes, Components and Forms To Use With This Bead Stringing Method, and Establishing Themes      
  
  
BECOMING BEAD STRINGING ARTIST & DESIGNER
1. Developing A Personal Style      
2. Valuing or Pricing Your Work      
3. Teaching Others Bead Stringing Methods      
4. Promoting Yourself and Your Work
    

Crimping:
Crystal Excitement Bracelet
Instructor: Warren Feld

* ABOUT KIT
* LEARNING OBJECTIVES
* PHOTO DETAILS
* 1. Mardi Gras/Crystal Copper

* 2. Heliotrope
* 3. Purple Velvet
* KIT CONTENTS

* ORDER INSTRUCTIONS and/or KIT

 

LearnToBead Goals:
- Selecting Cable Wire, Crimp Bead, Crimp Cover, and Horseshoe Wire Protector
- The four steps of crimping
- Selecting a clasp and fashioning a "clasp assembly"
- Creating a "support system" with a loop
- Using a bead board and sizing cone
- Relationship of cable wire method to needle/thread method


Prerequisites:
- Orientation To Beads & Jewelry Findings

 

 

NEXT LESSONS :

BS1.02
Basics of Bead Stringing and Attaching Clasps - Needle and Thread
PROJECT: Bracelet

or,

BS1.03
Pearl Knotting
PROJECT: Necklace

or,

WWPRE-1
Simple and Coiled Loops

 

 


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