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.
 


 

Make Starburst Earrings

Learn the secret to creating these gorgeous Sunburst Earrings, they are easier than they look!

Find the parts you need to make your own Simple Starburst Earrings today!


 

Constellation Cuff Bracelets

Learn to make these gorgeous constellation cuff bracelets with silk cords and charm clusters.

Find the parts and step by step photos needed to make your own Constellation Cuff Bracelets and start creating today!


 

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!


 

Make Leather Tassel Earrings

Learn How-to make leather jewelry. These tassel earrings are fun & easy to make and a popular jewelry trend. Make this leather jewelry trend yours!

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

 


 


Make Leather Tassels

Making leather tassels for jewelry is a breeze! Learn how with this how to movie. Add tassels to earring, necklace or bracelet designs!

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

 


 

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.


 

Use a Silver Rivet on Leather Bracelets

Learn how to Use Silver Rivets on Leather Bracelets. A great way to add texture and glitter to leather designs! Also use as a way to end leather straps. However it is used, this practical little rivet will be a design savior!

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

Shop for this versatile Sterling Silver Rivet and start creating unique leather jewelry today!


 

Make Leather Petal Earrings

DIY Leather Petal Earrings. This project is Easy, Fast & Fun!

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

Find the components and supplies needed to create these fresh and flirty Leather Petal Earrings.


 

Make Leather Fringe Earrings

Learn How to Make these colorful earrings with just a few simple tools. These DIY Earrings with Leather Fringe are a fun, easy project!

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! See our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

Find the components and supplies needed to create these Leather Fringe Earrings.


 

Make a Leather Stud Bracelet

Expand your jewelry making skills with this leather and silver stud bracelet. Choose your own colors to personalize this easy jewelry project.

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!

Find the components and supplies needed to create this modern Leather Stud Bracelet.


 

Make a Peekaboo Leather Bracelet

Learn how to make this DIY Jewelry Leather Bracelet project. Mix and match colorful leather strips to create a cuff bracelet in no time.

Find the supplies used for this Peekaboo Leather Bracelet and make your own today! These bracelets are easy to personalize and would be great gifts for friends or loved ones.

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Explore more leather design ideas for finished jewelry inspiration!


 

Make a Scalloped Leather Necklace

Learn How to Make a Scalloped Leather Necklace. This technique is simple and fun! Make your own DIY leather jewelry.

Find the components and supplies needed to create this lovely Leather Scalloped Necklace.

Shop for leather and leather jewelry findings today! Also, browse our leather design ideas for even more finished jewelry inspiration!


 

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!


 

Make a Woven Silk and Chain Necklace

Learn to combine jewelry charms, silk cord and jewelry chain to create necklaces in many lengths and colors. This jewelry looks great layered so try a few different variations! 


 

Make an Infinity Wrap Bracelet

Learn to make this festive leather wrap bracelet in just a few minutes! The silver infinity link is a best seller. You can find all the supplies you need to make this bracelet here!


 

Make a Multi-Strand Silk Charm Bracelet

Learn to make a colorful silk charm bracelet with a leather and button clasp. This tutorial will take your jewelry making skills to the next level! Find this design idea and the parts you need here.


 

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

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.


 

How to Use Buttons as Jewelry Clasps

Learn how to turn buttons in jewelry clasps with this easy technique. Shop for buttons today!


 

Make a Braided Silk and Chain Wrap Bracelet

How to Make a modern braided wrap bracelet with silk cord and silver chain. Try this easy jewelry making project today!


 

Use Jewelry Crimps Safely

Avoid embarrassing jewelry breaks from wire slipping out of crimps. Learn this trick for making crimps extra safe & secure. Shop for crimps and covers today.


 

How To Open and Close Jump Rings

Watch this video on how to use jewelry jump rings. Learn the correct technique for opening & closing jump ring for a clean, secure closure. Need some pliers? Shop Here for the perfect pair.


 

How to Stack Bracelets

Watch this video for fashion tips on how to stack bracelets. Like what you see? Start making some today for a trendy look! You can find all our bracelet designs and parts here: Bracelet Designs.


 

How to Make Leather Rings

Watch this video and learn how to make a leather ring using silver links. The variety of designs you can use this technique with is endless! Find the parts you’ll need here: Signet Ring.


 

How to Knot Pearls onto Leather

Learn How To Knot large hole pearls onto leather or silk cord. This project is great for beginners. Make necklaces or bracelets that look fabulous in minutes!

Get a parts list and find a wonderful selection of leather for jewelry in different sizes and a myriad of colors. If you prefer silk cords and ribbons, we offer those too!


 

Make Leather Cuff Bracelets

Watch this video to make leather cuff bracelets. This jewelry making technique is great for making men’s jewelry too. All you’ll need is a silver pendant, wide leather for jewelry, a silver clasp, and some simple tools. Get the Parts List and have fun!


 

Make Bracelets with Leather Cord

Watch this video to see how to make bracelets with leather cord, an infinity jewelry link, and glue. Learn how to tie a larks head knot, and finish your bracelet with a silver box clasp. Find all the parts and supplies you need to make this bracelet:
Infinite Possibilities Bracelet.


 

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.


 

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.


 

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! 


 

How to Use a Tulip Crimp Jewelry Clasp

This short video will show you the quickest, most secure way to use a Tulip Crimp Clasp to finish a Necklace or a Bracelet. See how paper clips and masking tape can make your job easier!


 

Telling a story with gold and silver charms

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


 

How to Design a Necklace

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


 

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.


 

Jewelry Charm Design with Nina Cooper of Nina Designs

Nina provides expert advise on theming and designing charm jewelry


 

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


 

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.


 

How to Use The Magical Crimping Tool

Have you ever wondered exactly how to use the Magical Crimping Tool? See how step-by-step in this informative video. Click here to buy the magical crimping tool.


 

How to Finish a Bracelet with Crimps and Crimp Covers

Watch this video to learn how to finish a necklace or bracelet with crimps and crimps covers. We show you step by step how to attach crimps and hide them with crimp covers using crimping pliers. With these easy to learn techniques, you’ll be able to design and create your own necklaces and bracelets.


 

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 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 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

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.


 

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.


 

Welcome Video

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

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