• Logo used in the store for classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop
    Interested in one of our classes, but want a one-on-one experience? Need a repair done and want to learn how to do it? No problem! Sign up reserve a private class online, and then call in to work out the details, such as which class you would like to take, when you will take the class, total cost, and any accommodations you may need.   Class time: Will vary depending on the class and your skill level Class fee: $25 per person. Please note this is a deposit to reserve your class. It will be applied to the overall cost of the class, which will depend upon which class you choose to take.  
  • Precious Metal Clay (PMC) earrings that can be made in a design class at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop.

    This class is designed to offer basic instruction in metal clay techniques. Class time allows for creation of two pairs of earrings.  Roll, cut and texture your jewelry components. The pieces will be kiln fired, tumbled to a high shine and then add a patina to highlight the design elements of your pendant and/or earrings. This is a perfect opportunity to get your hands into this medium, and have fun creating your one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces!  Barb always has something new to bring to our classes! Guest Instructor: Barb Hance Use of tools and paste will be provided by instructor. Class fee: $125 (includes 1 Package PMC3) Optional supplies: leather cord, or silver chain and earwires. Average class time: 4 hours. Please give us a call with any specific instructions and class details. 

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  • Barb’s new class is for those of you out there that have some PMC experience. You will create the armature for the puffy center, create your own template, carve into dry metal clay and do bezel setting. Class Fee: $195 per person (includes PMC, use of all tools & kiln) Average class time: 8 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • Quartz Palm Tumbled Stone
  • Students will learn this 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 technique to add to your skill set. Recommended age is 8+ years. Please plan to arrive prior to class start time to select your materials. Class fee: $20 per person + materials Average class time: 1 hour Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • Using 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 per person + materials Average class time: 1.5-2 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
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  • We are so pleased to have local artist Michael Dennis to teach us how to work with 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.  Mike’s meticulous finishing techniques are something to aspire too. Learn from a real expert!
    Class size is limited. Class fee: $40 + kit ($14) Average class time: 2.5 hours
    Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
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  • Students will create a unique, one-of-a-kind necklace using a mono-filament and NO crimps. While using a wide range of light-weight materials to create a beautiful necklace to take home, students will also learn some design principals. Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to select your materials. Class fee: $30 per person Average class time: 2 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • Learn the art of pearl knotting in classes at The Twisted Bead & Rock Shop
    Learn the method used for centuries to traditionally knot freshwater pearls with silk cord. You will work with a mix of beads and pearls. This technique is best taught with only one to two students, so please call to schedule a class. Class fee: $30 per person Average class time: 2 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • In 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 per person Average class time: 1.5 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • 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 per person + materials Average class time: 1.5 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • 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 per person + materials Average class time: 2 hours Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!
  • Make these beaded necklaces and bracelets in our Basic Bead & Stretch 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 on beading wire. In addition, students will learn to do quick and easy stretchy bracelets. Students will select their own materials and leave with two completed bracelets. Class fee: $20 + your choice of materials per person. The $20 per person fee that is initially charged to your card acts as a deposit for the class. You will pay for the cost of materials when you take the class. Average class time: 1.5 hour Please Note: Purchasing a class online doesn't schedule the class. You need to call us at 410-956-5529 to set the day and time of the class. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule, but please have a few options ready. Thank you!