|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: STRINGING|
|Learn to design and make your own necklace or bracelet. This class will introduce you to all the different types of stringing materials and tools as well as how to attach a clasp. You will design and make one bracelet in the class using semi precious stones. Absolutely no experience necessary. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $40 (includes all materials.)|
|Thu Sep 24|| 11:00 AM || Sun Oct 25|| 12:00 PM|
|Sat Oct 3|| 3:30 PM || Tue Oct 27|| 11:00 AM|
|Wed Oct 14|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Mon Oct 19|| 11:00 AM || || |
|LENGUA ESPANOLA: INTRODUCCION AL ENCORDADA|
|Aprenda a diseñar y hacer su propio collar o pulsera. Esta clase le presentará todos los diferentes tipos de materiales y herramientas para encordar, así como cómo colocar un broche. Diseñarás y fabricarás una pulsera en la clase con piedras semipreciosas. Absolutamente no se necesita experiencia. Instructores: Staff. 2 horas; $ 40 (incluye todos los materiales).
THIS CLASS IS TAUGHT ENTIRELY IN SPANISH.|
|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: WIRE WRAPPING|
|In this class you will design and make a pair of dangling earrings (either 2-drop or 3-drop) using semi precious stones. You will learn how to select the best wire for your project and two approaches to attaching beads so they dangle from your piece. No pre-requisites or experience is necessary to take this class, but we suggest that you take Introduction to Stringing first. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $40(includes all materials.)
|Sat Oct 3|| 11:00 AM || Wed Oct 21|| 11:00 AM|
|Thu Oct 8|| 11:00 AM || Sat Oct 24|| 11:00 AM|
|Mon Oct 12|| 11:00 AM || || |
|This class will teach you some of the basics of bead weaving and three stitches that are eventually used in more complex projects. Ideal for beginners or those looking for a refresher. Stitches covered will be ladder, flat herringbone, and peyote. You will leave with 2 keychains. Taught by Sandra. All materials included. 3 hrs. $45.|
|Sun Oct 11|| 12:00 PM || || |
|Fri Oct 23|| 11:00 AM || || |
|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: KNOTTING WITH SILK|
|Knotting not only protects delicate beads, but the knots can be used as a design element; knotting with leather is especially popular today. In this class you will make a 'tin cup' style necklace with large fresh water pearls, Swarovski bicones, and a sterling silver clasp. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $45(includes all materials).|
|Wed Sep 30|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Fri Oct 16|| 11:00 AM || || |
|MASK MATES WORKSHOP|
|Wearing a face mask is now the norm, so why not also make them convenient & fashionable? Join this 30 minute workshop and create one of your own! Includes all materials needed (except the mask), with your choice of any strand of Chinese crystal. Taught by staff. $25. Enroll in this class and receive a $15 discount on enrollment in our Introduction to Stringing class.|
|Sat Oct 10|| 3:00 PM || || |
|Mon Oct 26|| 2:00 PM || || |
|Explore the many ways to manipulate wire to customize your jewelry. Create your own findings- S-hooks, fancy headpins, clasps, spirals and coiled beads- as we bend and twist, texture and harden, spiral and coil. You will also receive a thorough explanation of proper wire gauges and tools and detailed written instructions. The accompanying photo is just one example of what you can accomplish with your wire-worked pieces. Taught by Marianne Olbermann. 3 hrs. $60 plus materials.|
|Enhance your gems by hugging them in circles of wire. This is a beginner friendly class and the bracelet will be finished in class. Choose round beads – pearls, gemstones or glass; they all turn out beautifully. Created and taught by Marianne Olbermann. 2hrs. $50 plus materials.|
|RADIANT TENNIS BRACELET|
|Learn to make a band of 3 sided cubic right angle weave that incorporates a beaded clasp then add swarovski crystals for a touch of sparkle. This class requires knowledge of right angle weave, some knowledge of cubic right angle will help. Intermediate level. This class will take 3 hours or a little over based on the length of time it will take to work up the band. Created and guest instructed by the talented Carmelina Calabrese. $55 plus materials.|
|ROSA BLU NECKLACE|
|Learn to encase a Lunasoft Cabochon and Chatons with a netted bezel using seed beads and Swarovski crystals which will all be connected with a right angle weave necklace that combines 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads to make tiny diamond shapes. You will also make 3 dangles on the bottom of your netted cabochon with drops at the bottom to add a little bit more sparkle to this fun eye catching necklace. Intermediate level beadweaving experience required. Designed and taught by Carmelina Calabrese. $60 plus materials. Allow 3-4 hours.|
| As Requested: In this class you will learn a new way to bezel a Rivoli using 2 hole cabochons and seed beads that will then be embellished with Gingko beads and Swarovski crystals. The pendant will be attached to a chain that will then be attached to beaded links using Gingko beads and Swarovski crystals. Some bead weaving experience is necessary. Guest taught and created by Carmelina Calabrese. Ideal for the advanced beginner. 3hrs. $55 plus materials.
|This Victorian inspired necklace with a modern twist will dress up any outfit. You will learn a new way to bezel a lunasoft cabochon using right angle weave and modified right angle weave. Appropriate for intermediate level beaders. *Must be proficient in Right Angle Weave. Designed & taught by Carmelina Calabrese. $60. Allow 4 hours.|
|DECO SUNBURST EARRINGS|
| As Requested: Jazz up your wardrobe with some fun, swanky style! These earrings are fun to make, and you can dress them up for a hot night out, or play it casual for every day. First 15 minutes will be a short tutorial on brick stitch. Taught by Sandra Dellano. 2 hours, $35 plus materials.|
|INTRO TO FUSING DICHROIC GLASS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY|
|Kieu Pham Gray kicks off her weekend with us with some color! Brilliantly eye catching, dichroic glass glimmers from every angle. Students will be introduced to the process of fusing, handling and cutting glass. A variety of glass will be provided for students to build their own pieces to be used as desired. Pieces will be fused in a kiln at the end of the class and ready for pick up the next day. All glass tools will be provided for use. Beginner level, 3 hours. Must be over 16 to participate. Fee: $125 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS: enought for 1 pr earrings, a pendant, and several cabochons for later use. Please bring tools if you have them, or go to www.kieuphamgray.com to pre order if you would like to purchase any. Use Discount Code BE20.|
|CRESCENDO BRACELET WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY|
|In this Introduction To Basic Soldering class students will learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating an elegant bracelet. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. A bracelet will be completed in class. All skill levels welcome, beginner friendly (ages 18+ please). Allow 3 hours. $125 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS (sterling silver). Please bring tools if you have them. If pre-ordering tools to purchase, visit www.kieuphamgray.com and use code BE20.|
|IT TAKES TIME PENDANT WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY|
|It will only take 3 hours, but by the end of class you will have a working hour glass pendant. We will use sterling silver to make caps and add additional sparkle with a gemstone setting at the bottom. Students who work quickly may be able to finish 2 projects. All levels welcome/beginner friendly (ages 18+). Allow 3 hours. $135 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS. Please bring tools if you have them. To pre-order tools for purchase please go towww.kieuphamgray.com and use discount code BE20.|
|HEARTS ON FIRE WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY|
|Torch fired enamel is easier than you think! By using a torch you will experience all of the stages of enameling and get a feel for the process. Students will have the opportunity to custom cut their designs and will only be limited by the materials & their creativity. After we add color to copper we will set it off with a sterling silver back plate to give it interest and contrast. Beginner level, allow 3 hours, ages 16+. $135 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS (copper, sterling silver, & your own enamel kit). Please bring tools if you have them. If you would like to pre-order tools please visit www.kieuphamgray.com & use discount code BE20.|
|JUST FOR FUN WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY|
|In this class we will have fun creating a piece that is unique to you! Students will have the opportunity to add their own design elements while learning to create a bezel set semi precious cabochon. Students should have a working knowledge of silver soldering. Intermediate level and above, ages 18+. Allow 4-5 hours. $160 INCLUDE ALL MATERIALS (sterling silver & semi precious stone) for 1 pendant. Please bring tools if you have them. To pre order tools for purchase please visit www.kieuphamgray.com and use discount code BE20.|
To register for any class, you must call to pre-pay and check availability:
. We don't take reservations via email or from the
website because the attendance books are kept at the front desk, and only prepaid reservations are recorded.
So please telephone during store hours to sign up for any class.
ALL CLASSES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED AND PRE-PAID
- Advanced registration and full deposit are required for any class.
- Space is limited and reservations will not be held without payment
- Anyone 14 years of age or older may register for a class.
- No refunds or transfers for no-shows or for cancellations made less
than 3 days in advance of your class.
- We reserve the right to cancel any class, in which case we will issue full refunds.
- Use of tools is included.
- We reserve the right to substitute comparable beads and
components in class project kits based on availability of materials.
Materials for classes will always be available for purchase on the day of the class.
When attending a class with us, we kindly request that you support our shop by not using beads purchased elsewhere.