Jewelry How-To Videos


Learn jewelry making techniques, and gain plenty of jewelry inspiration with our free jewelry video series!

For other jewelry techniques and ideas, make a visit to our Jewelry Classroom for step by step photos and instructions.


Gold Dangle Earrings with Gemstones

Golden Sunset Earrings

Watch how to make these fun Golden Sunset Earrings! 

Sterling Silver Leather Crimps

Use a Wrap Crimp

See how to use an elegant silver wrap crimp to finish leather and silk jewelry. These crimps are perfect for making silk necklaces or bracelets!

Find our Silver Crimp for Leather and Silk and create unique jewelry today!

Browse Leather Design Ideas for finished jewelry inspiration!


Charm Link Bracelet

Make a Charm Link Bracelet

Learn How To Make a Delicate Charm Link Bracelet. Make these bracelets for friends or family; this design is easy to personalize. Let our design be your jumping off point!

Shop jewelry links today!

Explore bracelet jewelry designs for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

Find the components and supplies needed to create this lovely Charm Link Bracelet.

Quick Tips for Charm Necklaces

Tips for Quick Charm Necklaces

Learn how to make personalized charm necklaces! With this quick tip you’ll be making keepsake jewelry in no time!


Add Wire wrapping to earrings

Add Wire Wrapped Accents to your Jewelry Designs

Learn how to make wire wrapped jewelry accents. This technique will add texture and color to your jewelry designs. Check out our jewelry wire selection to get started today!

Make one chain look like two necklace

Make One Chain Look Like Two

Jewelry Making is easy if you know the secrets. Learn this trick for making one finished silver chain look like a double strand. Shop for colorful deer hide lace to accent your version of this design.


Sketching Charm Ideas

Watch Silver Charms Come to Life

Sneak Peek: See how Silver Charms and Silver Pendants come to life at a Nina Designs Retreat, June 2012.

Matte Charms with Matte Paper

How to Give Silver Charms a Brushed Finish Using Matte Paper

This short video will show you how to refinish the surface of your Silver Charms from Shiny to Brushed using Matte Paper. You won’t believe how easy it is to create a Brushed Metal Finish! 


Nina Talking with TV host

Telling a story with gold and silver charms

Jewelry designer Nina Cooper, president of, talks about using silver and gold charms to tell a story. From “Beads, Baubles and Jewels”

Handful of Silver Charms

Bali Silver Ceremonies

Bali Silver Ceremonies provide a glimpse into a highly spiritual culture. See how the Balinese weave art, beauty and mindfulness into all aspects of life.


Earrings with Frame Links

Make Earrings with Frames

Watch this video to see how to make earrings using different shaped jewelry links as frames. With this one technique you can make hundreds of unique variations! Get a parts list so you can get start making earrings today.

Nina Welcome Video Preview

Welcome Video

Welcome to Nina Designs. Watch this video to hear our story and design process!


Nina  with TV Host

Jewelry Charm Design with Nina Cooper of Nina Designs

Nina provides expert advise on theming and designing charm jewelry

Large Jewelry Display with People

Jewelry Design demystified on TV with Nina Designs

Jewelry Design can be approached from many directions. Learn how to design your own jewelry in this video clip that aired on PBS


Wire Wrapping a Briolette

How to Wire Wrap a Briolette

Learn how to wire wrap a briolette bead onto silver wire to make earrings or a pendant. If you love jewelry, you can make jewelry! Nina Designs helps you get started.

Silver Earrings with Gemstones

How to Design Earrings

If you love jewelry, you can make jewelry! Nina Designs helps you get started. From simple to sophisticated, learn how to design stunning earrings easily with just a few design principles.


Silversmiths Making Jewelry Findings

Silversmiths Make Jewelry Parts in Bali

Watch master silversmiths in Bali create intricate silver designs from scratch. You won’t believe the precision and detail of their craftsmanship. Don’t miss this amazing video!

Wire Wrapping Links

Wire Wrap Links

Learn to wire wrap beads into links. This simple technique will expand your design options for necklaces, bracelets and earrings. 
For complete written instructions with pictures visit our classroom.


Basic Wire Wrapping

Basic Wire Wrapping

Learn to wire wrap a bead onto a head pin. This basic technique will allow you to make endless pairs of earrings and beautiful pendants.
For written instructions with photos visit our classroom.

Bead Collage of Buddha

Buddha Beads

Watch this beautiful Buddha manifest bead by bead then melt away into thin air. Inspired by Tibetan sand paintings, we used thousands of beads to create a temporary masterpiece, as impermanent as life itself.


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