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|

Basic Wire Wrapping Class Nov 27, 11am

Basic Wire Wrapping Class: In this introductory wire wrapping class, we will cover the basic fundamentals of wire wrapping objects without a hole. Learn everything you need to make the right decisions about which wire to use for your project. Class includes an overview of wire gauge, characteristics and tools needed to wrap your new [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Pearl Knotting Class, Nov 24 10:30a

Learn the method used for centuries to traditionally knot freshwater pearls with silk cord. Beads are not limited to just pearls. The class size is limited to one or two students. Class Fee:$30  Class Time: 1.5 hours

November 24th, 2017|

Holiday hours: Thanksgiving Nov 23 Closed

We will be closed on Thursday Nov 23 to enjoy Thanksgiving with our family and friends. Have a safe holiday!

November 23rd, 2017|

Basic Beading Class Nov 22, 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 [...]

November 22nd, 2017|

Illuminate Annapolis, Nov 12th 11am-6pm

illuminate annapolis event at Anne Arundel Community College. See link for details

November 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

November 11th, 2017|

Girl Scout Troop Beading 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 [...]

November 9th, 2017|

Kumihimo braiding class Nov 2, 10:30

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 [...]

November 2nd, 2017|

Ice Resin Class – create your unique pendant Oct 27, 1:00

In our ice resin class, students will learn to shape their own wire form and add tiny treasures to encapsulate them forever in a wearable piece of art. Students will create one or two pendants or a pair of earrings. This is an ideal project to create a unique and special gift. We encourage you to [...]

October 27th, 2017|

We are still adding items, but our online store is up and running! Please call if the item you're looking for is not online, or if you have any questions.