Kumihimo braiding class Feb 26, 1pm

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 [...]

February 26th, 2019|

Basic Wire Wrapping Class Feb 7, 1:30

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 [...]

February 7th, 2019|

Almost a Bangle Stitch Class Jan 17, 1pm

Make this beautiful almost a bangle stitched bracelet using Super-Duos, Swarovski crystals, Size 11 and 15 seed beads. Bracelet can be a bangle or try a magnetic clasp for easy on, easy off. Requires some stitching experience. Class Time: 2 hours Class Fee: $30.00                   Guest Instructor: Sharon [...]

January 17th, 2019|

Earrings Class: Loop & Wrap, Jan 12, 1:00

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 12th, 2019|

Leather wrap Bracelet Class Jan 2, 10:30

Leather Wrap Bracelet Class Create this high fashion wrap bracelet in the style of Vietnamese designer Chan Luu. Students may use gemstones, wood/bone, or glass beads, and their choice of leather in various sizes and colors. Choose from a single, double or triple wrap bracelet. A single wrap will be finished in class. If you [...]

January 2nd, 2019|

New Years Day Hours Dec 31-Jan 1, Closed

We will be closed on Dec 31 - Jan 1 2019 to welcome in the New Year.

December 31st, 2018|

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Class Dec 29, 10:30a

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Class: We learned The Omega Bail pendant wrap from Char Jorgensen and with her permission are able to offer this advanced wire wrapping class. Choose from one of our 40mm cabochons and sterling silver or solid copper wire, and learn how to do this hidden-end bail wrap.  We will also offer a [...]

December 29th, 2018|

Holiday Hours Christmas Eve open 10am-2pm, Closed Dec 25

Dec 24th Christmas Eve hours at The Bead open 10am-2pm. We will be closed on December 25th. Wishing you and your family a joyous holiday season.

December 24th, 2018|

Vintaj Metal Embossing Class Dec 15, 1pm

Vintaj Metal Class: Join us in the fun class manipulating metal. Using the Vintaj Big Kick you will emboss or etch your metal. Make components to create a bracelet, necklace or earrings. Punch holes, add a patina, connect and away you go. Great class for beginner metal workers – instant gratification!! Class Fee: $30 + [...]

December 15th, 2018|

DiamonDuo Star stitching class Dec 7, 10:30am

Thank you to  Deb Roberti for allowing us to teach her DiamonDuo Star design.  Select from our new Gem Duo beads and create this fun pendant, earrings or holiday decoration. Some stitching experience is helpful. Class time: approximately 1.5 hours, Class Fee: $22 + materials

December 7th, 2018|

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