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 [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Class

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.   Pre-requisite: Basic Wire Wrapping class [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|

Beaded Rosary Class

Rosary Necklace Class: Select your beads to create a meaningful rosary for yourself or a friend. In the Catholic tradition, the sacrament of confirmation is almost as meaningful as that of Baptism. This day is when a Catholic consciously awakens to his or her faith by his or her own accord. The rosary is traditionally [...]

By | April 8th, 2017|

Cold Connections Level 2

Guest Instructor: Mike Dennis Cold Connections Level  2:  This class builds off information learned in Mike’s level 1 class using more complicated techniques and finishes.  Class will include but not be limited to folding, making jump rings (using jewelers saw), different riveting techniques, texturing and more complex assembling of pieces. You are encouraged to bring [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|

Working with Metal and Cold Connections

Unique Designs by artist Michael Dennis We are so pleased to have local artist Michael Dennis to teach us how to create using cold connections and metal. Learn to use rivets, eyelets and jump rings with the appropriate tools. Cut your metal, texture and apply a patina to your finished piece. Discussions to [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|

PMC Precious Metal Clay 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.   [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|

Earrings Class: Loop & Wrap

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 [...]

By | February 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 [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|

Baubles & rings leather bracelet class

Baubles & rings leather bracelet class: Choose your beads and coordinating leather to make this cool bracelet. No special tools are required for this instant gratification piece of jewelry.  You will learn to finish the bracelet with a leather loop and bead. Students will leave with a finished project. Class fee: $20 + materials, Class time: [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|

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