TO BEADS & JEWELRY FINDINGS
Part 1. Preview
ORIENTATION TO BEADS & JEWELRY FINDINGS Class
is a series of 18 video tutorials with over 5 1/2 hours of
introductory materials about all types of beads, metals, clasps
and stringing materials for the beader and jewelry maker.
These tutorials are taught from the "Design Perspective."
That is, these tutorials are designed to teach you the kinds
of choices Beaders and Jewelry Artists make when creating
These tutorials are not only a presentation of facts and information.
They are also an introduction to ideas about design, and
they are a tale of how one begins to learn and to work with
beads and make jewelry.
the ORIENTATION CLASS
at Be Dazzle Beads
Learn how to achieve “fair pricing” for your art
with businessman/ artist, Warren Feld. Understand your role
in the world of jewelry commerce and how to make money by doing
what you love, through fair pricing of your work. No handout
is included in this class.
“TODAY’S LESSON IS ABOUT ONE KEY TO SUCCESS: SMART
PRICING. WE DISCUSS WHY JEWELRY SELLS. WE GO OVER DIFFERENT
KINDS OF PRICING STRATEGIES USED BY JEWELRY DESIGNERS AND THE
JEWELRY INDUSTRY. I PRESENT A SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL PRICING FORMULA.
I EXPLAIN THE FORMULA, AND BREAK THIS DOWN INTO LITTLE STEPS.
THEN WE PRACTICE APPLYING THE FORMULA AND PRICING SOME PIECES
AT THE END OF THE LESSON, I DISCUSS THE DIFFERENCES AMONG RETAIL,
WHOLESALE AND CONSIGNMENT. I BRIEFLY DISCUSS SOME KEY BUSINESS
STRATEGIES WHICH ARE VERY RELATED TO PRICING. AND I OFFER SOME
FINAL WORDS OF ADVICE."
Everything you need to know for successfully designing
with pearls, including knotting - traditional vs non traditional
methods, attaching clasps, finishing, care of your pearls, repair
and types of pearls, the nature of the pearl. Jewelry designer
Warren Feld will lead you through this comprehensive CraftArtEdu
class that is all about pearls. 6 Broadcasts.
Level: All Levels
55-page downloadable handout comes with video tutorial
this class, presented in 6 parts with 16 lessons, artist and
businessman, Warren Feld, will fill you in on the ins and outs,
the dos and the don’ts of selling at craft shows and fairs.
Which are best for you, which may be a waste of your time. How
to compute the revenue you must earn to justify participating
in an event. This is a must see class for anyone thinking of
entering the art and craft show world and will maximize your
chances of success in these venues. 6 Broadcasts.
CraftArtEdu is a truly
online craft and fine art e-learning community
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THE UGLY NECKLACE
A Jewelry Design Competition With A Twist
DEADLINE: August 31st, 2014
Yes, an UGLY Necklace Contest. Here's your opportunity to show your design
skills, your visual acumen, your senses and sensibilities. Can you put
together a well-designed and functional, yet UGLY, necklace? The Tenth
International The Ugly Necklace Contest for 2014 is offering a first prize
of a $992.93 shopping spree on the Land of Odds web-site (www.landofodds.com),
and a Runner-Up prize of a $399.07 shopping spree on the web-site.
Our LEARN TO BEAD program uses a structured, skills-based, rather
than an ad hoc project-based, approach to our curriculum. Attention
is paid to what skills should be taught, and in what order, to
create the most successful approach to learning beadwork and
jewelry design. We offer 40-80 classes on a wide range of subjects