Wire Classes

We offer a variety of classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop. Below is a list of our wire classes, which are perfect for beginners and skilled jewelry-makers alike. If you see a class you’re interested in, see our class schedule to sign up for the next class. If there’s a class you’re interested in that’s not scheduled, call us at 410-956-5529 or fill out our contact form and let us know which class you’re interested in and a couple of days that you could come in for the class. Please include your name and contact information in your message.

Basic Wire Wrapping 

Make this basic wire wrapping pendant in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock ShopIn this introductory class, we will cover all the fundamentals of wire wrapping. Learn everything you need to make the right decisions about which wire to use for your project.

Class includes an overview of wire types, gauge, characteristics and tools needed to start playing with wire. Students will leave with one or two free form wire-wrapped sea glass pendants. You are also welcome to bring pieces of your own to wrap.

Class Fee: $30
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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Earrings/Loop & Wrap

Make these earrings in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop.

Using chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and wire cutters, students will create a pair of cluster earrings or 3 pairs of drop earrings while learning the Loop-and-Wrap technique.

Your choice of beads and findings. You can also use this technique to make pendants, bracelets, necklaces, dangles and much more.

Students will leave with a completed project.
Class fee: $30 + materials
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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Wire Wrapped Cabochon

Make wire wrapped cabochon in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock ShopMichele learned The Omega Bail pendant from Char Jorgensen and, with her permission, we are able to offer this wire wrapped cabochon 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.

Pre-requisite: Basic Wire Wrapping
Class fee: $60 + materials, $20 deposit is required at time of registration.
Average class time: 3.5 hours
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Wire Crochet

Make this wire crochet bracelet in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock ShopUsing 28 gauge wire, a selection of beads, and the basic crochet stitch, students will create their own beautiful, one-of-a-kind bracelet.

Experience with the basic slip stitch is helpful, but not required.
Class fee: $30 + materials
Average class time: 1.5-2 hours
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Tree of Life

Make this cherry blossom pendant in our Tree of Life class.Students will learn to shape their own wire form and add realistic branches and a trunk to this Tree of Life pendant. Students may use their choice of small gemstones, Swarovski crystals, or seed beads.

Learn the technique, and you could even make a pair of earrings to match!

Class fee: $30 + materials
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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Herringbone Wire Bracelet

Use 22 gauge wire to create this beautiful herringbone wire bracelet with your choice of beads. Previous wire experience helpful but not necessary.

Beginner to intermediate level class.
Class fee: $35
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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Wire Wrapped Ring

Make these wire-wrapped rings in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock ShopStudents learn to construct two types of wire wrapped rings using a few easy wrapping techniques. Create a sparkling crystal ring or a simple rosette in this fun class taught by Lori Manoogian.

Class instruction will cover an overview of tools and wire gauge.
Class fee: $30
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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Ice Resin

Make this ice resin pendant in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop.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 two pendants or a pair of earrings.

Bring a special treasure to add to your piece! Suggested items: photos, beads, glass, glitter, sequins, plastic toys, ribbon, buttons, dried flowers, leaves, grass, four leaf clover, twigs, sand, shells, pearls, pebbles, feathers, metal, wire, screws, nuts, watch parts, keys, etc.

Minimum age: 10 years old.  Experience working with wire is helpful, but not mandatory.
Class Fee: $30 (includes materials)
Average class time: 1.5 hours
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