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Beads, Baubles and Jewels

Next Airing: Sun, Mar 26th, 2017 at 4:30 AM on UEN-TV

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You already love beading and now you'll love watching Beads Baubles, and Jewels. Beading is a trend in fashion, accessories and home decor. Seemingly, you can't open a fashion magazine, or stroll down the aisles of a store without seeing beads. Beading is culturally diverse, echoing designs from all over the world. Beading is the easy way to accessorize clothing or decor with personal expression. And that is what Beads Baubles, and Jewels is all about: education, inspiration, and personal expression.


  • Mix Up Your Daily Schedule

    Get out of the design rut and mix things up. Artist Anne Potter transforms recycled tea tins into fashionable earrings. Then, she gives tips on hosting a jewelry party so you can work out design ideas with friends. Cool down as clay sculptor Syndee Holt creates colorful seascapes on polymer clay pendants.

    Next Airing: Sun, Mar 26th, 2017 at 4:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/5/2017 to 1/4/2020
  • Enamel Training

    Add new materials to your training routine. Teacher and designer Steven James warms up by forming wire into words and coating them with enamel. In the work out, he adds water and salt to traditional enameling techniques for fabulous results. Mixed media artist Susan Lenart ices things down by adding foil and glitter to resin to create druzy designs.

    Next Airing: Mon, Mar 27th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/12/2017 to 1/11/2020
  • Tool Workout

    Add power to your design with new tool techniques. Host and designer Katie Hacker shows how she uses her favorite tools to make cold connections. Teacher Kate Richbourg gives her metalworking skills a work out with saws, shears and hammers. Then, she cools off with the right tools and techniques for professionally finishing metalwork jewelry.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/19/2017 to 1/18/2020
  • Bodybuilding with Resin

    Bulk up your jewelry design skills. Designer Susan Lenart warms up and works out by adding tints, glitter, graphics and bits of nature to layers of resin. She adds feathers, leather, threads and wires to create organic jewelry designs. Ana Piliguian cools downs by polishing resin elements to create high-gloss finishes.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 10th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Leather Workout

    Give your leather designs a real workout. Jewelry designer Katie Hacker warms up by creating a choker necklace with beads and leather cord. Jewelry-maker Jill MacKay cuts leather shapes and adds stamps, paint and beads. Then, she cools down by adding metallic effects to leather motifs.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 17th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/2/2017 to 2/1/2020
  • Get Connected to Fitness

    Connect your designs in new ways. Warm up as host Katie Hacker designs with colorful stones. She adds beads and metal spacers to enhance the stone elements in necklaces. Author Lisa Crone works out with memory wire to create a sparkling necklace. Then, she cools down by making matching earrings.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 24th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/9/2017 to 2/8/2020
  • Shape Up

    Bend it, twist it, shape it, wear it. Jewelry designer Sandra Lupo warms up by bending and shaping sheet metal with a tool she invented. Then, she enhances the designs with patterns, texture and color. Host and designer Katie Hacker make a quick and easy charm bracelet to cool down.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 1st, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/16/2017 to 2/15/2020
  • Beading Fitness Routine

    Check your beading fitness. Jewelry design Molly Schaller jump starts her designs by mixing matte and glossy beads. Polishing expert Anie Piliguian buffs matte beads to a high-gloss finish. Then, designer Katie Hacker cools down with ideas for using different types of leather cord and creates a jewelry bail to customize a pendant.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 8th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/23/2017 to 2/22/2020
  • Precious Metal Clay and Crystals

    Create something to treasure. Jewelry-making expert and author Tammy Honaman creates a silver 3-D pendant with precious metal clay and then adds crystals. In her Beading Lesson, Katie uses flat wire and some of her favorite focal beads to make beaded bangle bracelets to match any outfit.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 15th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/29/2015 to 10/28/2018
  • The Color Story Begins with Birthstones

    Start a color story with birthstones. Blogger and jewelry-maker Molly Schaller finds inspiration and meaning in birthstone colors. She also shares some great gift packaging ideas for those special jewelry gifts. Katie uses leather belting lace and crystal charms to make box braid bracelets in her Beading Lesson.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 22nd, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/5/2015 to 11/4/2018
  • Choosing Colors

    The colors we choose change how we view a piece. Author Jill Wiseman makes reversible jewelry using one motif. She changes the colors so one side can have a southwestern look and the other a fine jewelry look. In the Beading Lesson, Katie creates the unexpected with dangles and drops using leather and sew-on crystal stones.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 29th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/12/2015 to 11/11/2018
  • Cord Bracelets

    Make a memorable color story with designer and author Ashley Bunting. She uses memory wire and parachute cord to make trendy beaded bracelets. Katie shows how to organize your work space with the right storage, work surface and lighting on the Beading Lesson.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 5th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/19/2015 to 11/18/2018
  • Color Inspirations

    Jump-start your creative ideas. Krystal Wick and Cynthia Kimura blend beads, stones and pearls in endless combinations to make bracelets, necklaces and earrings. In her Beading Lesson, Katie uses knotted cords and beads to create great bracelets in minutes.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 12th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/26/2015 to 11/25/2018
  • Hourglass Shapes

    Shape the story with wirework. Sandra Lupo, an inventor and designer, creates hourglass cone shapes using a variety of wire types and colors for fabulous effects with beads and crystals. Jill McKay introduces Katie to die-cut leather jewelry in the Beading Lesson.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 19th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/3/2015 to 12/2/2018
  • Die-Cutting Leather

    Die-cut shapes open new possibilities for jewelry-making. Inventor and jewelry-maker Jill McKay cuts leather in various sizes to create colorful stacking shapes. Katie use aurora borealis beads to accent a beaded fringe pendant for a rich, sparkly look.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 26th, 2017 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/10/2015 to 12/9/2018
  • Clay Workout

    Stretch it out with clay. Polymer clay artist Syndee Holt creates a pendant with sparkle clay and adds an artistic touch with transfers and illustrations. To make a necklace, she recreates the Asian art of raku with clay and mica powders. Jewelry artist Anie Piliguian buffs clay elements to a sparkling finish.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/8/2016 to 12/7/2019
  • Get In Shape with Leather

    Shape up with leather. Mixed media artist Candie Cooper transforms leather into contemporary jewelry designs with paint, tassels and found objects. Then, she works out by painting leather cuffs and adding druzy beads. She cools down with super-simple designs to make and wear anytime - anywhere.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/22/2016 to 12/21/2019
  • Make Your Own Beads

    Learn to create your own lampwork beads with swirls of color that are never repeated. Glass artist Tammy Rae Wolter shows how to form beads from glass and use them in creative ways for jewelry and accessories. Katie shows how to make coiled beads using colorful wire and crystal beads.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/23/2015 to 7/22/2018
  • New Ideas for Wirework

    Designer Wyatt White shows how to use a special bracelet jig to create fun and fashionable wire bangles and custom wire components. In her Beading Lesson, Katie braids knitted wire tubing and strings it together with stones and fibers to make a chunky multi-strand necklace.

    Length: 00:28:04
    Usage rights: 7/16/2015 to 7/15/2018
  • Take Beadwork to the Next Level

    Author Nealay Patel returns to show how the type of wire used can enhance the design possibilities. He uses knitted wire and adds ruffles and ripples to make a dazzling necklace. Following today's hot trend, Katie makes a bracelet on a loom using leather cord and crystal beads in her Beading Lesson.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/9/2015 to 7/8/2018
  • Vary Your Routine

    Mix up your jewelry-making routine. Designer Kate Richbourg warms up by mixing colors and shapes in her bead palettes. She works out her designs with beads of all sorts. Then, she cools things down with techniques for crimping and creatively finishing necklaces.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/1/2016 to 11/30/2019
  • Wired Routines

    Wire up your jewelry-making routine. Designer Wyatt White coaches you as he uses braided wire to make a trendy bangle bracelet. In the workout, he adds energy and interest to a stylish cuff with beads. He winds down with a cool tool for weaving colorful wire bracelets.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/29/2016 to 12/28/2019
  • Work Out Naturally

    Look to nature for design inspiration. Using quartz points, designer Molly Schaller creates stunning necklaces and other jewelry. To work out, she makes jewelry from pearls in all shapes, colors and sizes. Artist Jill MacKay cools down with designs in die-cut leather. Katie Hacker discusses how bead-making can benefit children facing health challenges.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/15/2016 to 12/14/2019