PMC Precious Metal Clay advanced class

Precious Metal Clay advanced class: Join us in our design studio, with guest instructor Barb Hance, for another great PMC class! Barb has been crafting precious metal clay designs for many years and as a returning instructor we are delighted to see this new advanced class. Prior PMC experience is a pre-requisite to make a [...]

March 24th, 2018|

Private Birthday Party – Birthday Parties are happy at The Twisted Bead!

Celebrate your Birthday at The Twisted Bead! We can customize your birthday party for most any age group and size. Guests will create their own project depending on your budget, age group, and size of group. Our studio is large enough to accommodate up to 20 people. You are welcome to bring cupcakes, beverages, balloons [...]

March 16th, 2018|

PMC Precious Metal Clay Basic Class

Precious Metal Clay (PMC) class with Guest instructor Barbara Hance.  Curious about Metal Clay? This class is designed to offer basic instruction in metal clay techniques.  Roll, cut and texture your own unique pendant.  Your piece will be kiln fired during your lunch break.  Tumble for a high shine and add a patina, if desired.   [...]

March 10th, 2018|

Basic Beading Class Feb 10, 10:30

Basic Beading Class: While creating a professionally finished bracelet, students will receive an overview of the basic tools, findings, design techniques, and the proper way to crimp. In addition, students will learn to do quick and easy stretchy bracelets. We highly encourage and assist you with picking out your own materials to design your own [...]

February 10th, 2018|

Girl Scout Troop Jewelry Badge

Girl scouts, learn to make jewelry and earn your girl scout jewelry badge.  Basic wire wrapping, Kumihimo or Ice resin are great group projects or we can customize a specific lesson to suite your badge requirements. Our studio can accommodate about 20 individuals. You are welcome to bring a snack and beverage. A $25 deposit is [...]

February 2nd, 2018|

Earrings Class: Loop & Wrap Jan 18, 1pm

Earrings Class: In our earrings class you will use chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and wire cutters to create one pair of cluster, or 3 pairs of drop earrings while learning the loop-and-wrap technique. This technique may also be used to make pendants, bracelets, necklaces, dangles and much more. This is THE class to [...]

January 18th, 2018|

Kumihimo Braiding with beads

Kumihimo Braiding with beads: Love basic Kumihimo? Bring your technique to the next level by adding beads. In this class, students will learn how to add beads to their Kumihimo braid using S-LON beading cord and size 8 seed beads. Finish with end caps and a clasp of your choice. Once you get this basic [...]

January 6th, 2018|

Holiday: New Years Day Jan 1, Closed

We will be closed on Jan 1 2018 to welcome in the New Year.

January 1st, 2018|

Kumihimo braiding class Dec 30, 10:30am

Kumihimo Braiding Class: Students will learn Kumihimo, a fun and easy Japanese braiding technique using silk, rat-tail, or yarn. Once familiar with the process, you may choose to incorporate seed beads. We will explore different options for finishing your piece and how to incorporate charms or a pendant. Take advantage of this quick and versatile [...]

December 30th, 2017|

Small Business Saturday, Nov 25 10-5

When you buy from a small business, An actual person does a happy dance. When you support a small business, you are supporting a dream. Be the person who makes someone (or lots of someones) DANCE! Thank you for supporting The Twisted Bead and all your other favorite small businesses. You make the difference

November 28th, 2017|

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