Artists see things differently. Our first featured bead type is pierced metal. Then artist Kate Richbourg creates Frida Kahlo inspired ear wires that feature the motifs in her paintings. Next artist Brenda Schweder encases found objects in a Joseph Cornell inspired piece that shows off his iconic style. Tamara Honaman ends the episode with the first of a series of projects highlighting artists' favorite materials. She begins with the art of the chenille stitch and how changing the color and finish... [see more] changes the design.
Join host Katie Hacker along with her guests as they create today's heirlooms, with new twists on traditional jewelry making techniques. Each episode features just one artist for an in depth lesson on two heirloom techniques. You'll really get to know their insider tips and have extra time to see every detail. Katie finishes each show with a lesson sharing a few of her favorite traditional techniques.