Students 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. No wire experience necessary. Class instruction will cover an overview of tools and wire gauge. Students are welcome to bring their own tools otherwise tools will [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We will be closed on Dec 31 - Jan 1 2019 to welcome in the New Year.
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.
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
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 [...]