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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.)
Wed Jun 1   11:30 AM         Fri Jun 17  11:30 AM
Tue Jun 7   11:30 AM         Tue Jun 21  11:30 AM
Sat Jun 11   11:30 AM          
**NEW!** BEAD TIME FOR TEENS
On holiday break from school? This special class is being offered specifically for teens aged 13-16 years of age. They will learn to make a choker style necklace and a stretchy bracelet, and what skills go into making these types of jewelry. Skills included are knowing which stringing materials to use for different projects, all about clasps, and crimping. Teens will design their own necklace or bracelet in a small group setting. Space is limited to 5 students per session. Absolutely no prior experience required! Taught by Christina Santiago. $35 plus materials. Allow 2 hours.
Thu Jun 30   2:00 PM          
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.)
Tue May 24   11:30 AM          
Mon Jun 6   11:30 AM          
Fri Jun 10   11:30 AM          
Thu Jun 30   11:30 AM          
BEAD WEAVING -THE NEXT STEP
Calling all graduates of Bead Weaving Basics! Time to expand your skills with another new stitch - Brick stitch! Learn to read a pattern and use what you learned in your introductory bead weaving class to create a bracelet that is sure to impress! Use herringbone, ladder, and brick stitch, while adding different shaped beads to your work: Delicas, bugles, and crystal bicones, Druks or Fire polish. Open to ANYONE with any bead weaving experience. Taught by Sandra. Allow 3 hours, $40 plus materials. **Register for Bead Weaving Basics & The Next Step together and get 20% off the second class!**
Sat May 28   11:30 AM          
WIRE WRAPPING - THE NEXT STEP: BEEHIVES & BRIOLETTES
Top drilled stones giving you grief? In this more advanced wire wrapping class we will go in depth on learning the skills for wrapping briolettes in 2 ways: a standard briolette type wrap and the fancier beehive wrap. You will make 2 pendants in class, one using a chandelier finding that uses multiple stones (for more practice). Prerequisite: basic wire wrapping skills. Allow 1.5 hours, $35 plus materials.
Mon Jun 13   11:30 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).
Tue May 31   11:30 AM          
Wed Jun 8   11:30 AM          
Wed Jun 29   11:30 AM          
GRAPE CLUSTER WINE CHARM /PENDANT
Great gift idea; use it for wine charms, as earrings or a pendant. Select from many colors of glass drops, add a glass leaf, and create a set of beautiful wine charms. After you learn the technique, you can make subsequent grape clusters in minutes. Instructor: Beads Staff. 30 minutes. $25 (includes all materials for four grape clusters)
Wed Jun 22   11:30 AM          
FREE STRETCHY DEMO CLASS!
Curious about how to make an elastic bracelet last? Come to this FREE class to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about strong stretchy bracelets! You won't make a project in this class, but you'll gain all the knowledge required to make beautiful, quality stretchy bracelets for years to come. Stay after to practice your new skills if you like. Bring a friend! Approx. 20 minutes. Taught by Kim.
Sat Jun 11   2:00 PM          
ROLO AND LEATHER BRACELET
This casual bracelet is made with rolo chain and 'distressed' Greek leather. Weave the two together, and finish it with a self-closing slider. The slider closing means it will fit just about anyone, so makes a great gift. Can also be made in a smaller version with C-Lon. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Instructor: Staff. 90 minutes. $35 (plus materials)
Thu Jun 9   11:30 AM          
COUTURE STYLE EARRINGS
With a little manual dexterity, you can look like you spent a fortune on these couture earrings. All you need is familiarity with beading tools, and in an hour, you'll walk out of the store with a pair of these earrings, in the color of your choice (also makes a nice pendant). Just make sure not to tell anyone how little you spent! Instructor: Debbie or Denise. 1 hour. $35 (includes some materials - non-tarnishing craft wire and plated earwires). Pre-made forms or other beads extra.
Mon Jun 20   11:30 AM          
LIQUID SILVER BRACELET
This sleek bracelet uses peyote stitch and a slide clasp to create a light catching adornment for the wrist. You can use any beads you like and make it as wide as you please. Some knowledge of peyote is helpful, but this class is appropriate for beginners. $35 plus materials. 2 hrs.
Thu May 26   11:30 AM          
ROYAL RIVOLI EARRINGS
These earrings work up so quickly you will want to make a pair for everyone you know! A 14mm rivoli is easily encased in bugles with a crystal accent. Good for relative beginners, the pattern is quite easy to follow. $35 plus some materials. Includes seed beads, fireline & plated earwires. Allow about 1 hour to complete.
Tue Jun 14   11:30 AM          
MINI GEMDUO STACKER BRACELET WORKSHOP
Are you new to beadweaving? Experienced but need a quickie project? Then this is the perfect bracelet for you! So cute, very simple, make one or make a dozen! We even have a whole new assortment of colors of Mini Gemduos for you to choose from. $20 plus materials, this one will take less than an hour to complete! Thanks to Jill Wiseman for permission to use her pattern.
Sun Jun 19   12:30 PM          
IT'S A RING THING!
This ring is a great class for beginner bead weavers! Designed by Leslie Pope and taught with her permission. Delicas and square stitch pair so nicely with these new glue-in Cymbal findings. Works well with peyote stitch, too! Allow 2 hours, $35 plus materials.
Tue Jun 28   11:30 AM          
ASCOT EARRINGS WITH SULIE GIRARDI
A SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST SULIE GIRARDI PMC CLASS! These earrings are elegant yet simple enough for casual wear. You will learn to set fireable gemstones, as well as how to make and use molded components. The ear wires can be soldered on after firing or students can choose to make post earrings. Appropriate for the confident beginner, allow 3 hours, $125 includes kit.
Sat Aug 27   10:00 AM          
ELEGANT DANGLE EARRINGS WITH SULIE GIRARDI
A SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST SULIE GIRARDI INTRO TO PMC CLASS! Students learn the fundamentals of metal clay, as well as how to set a fireable gemstone. Torch firing. The project is a pair of dangle earrings of the student’s own design, each with a cubic zirconia. Beginner level, allow 3 hours, $110 includes kit.
Fri Aug 26   10:00 AM          
SIMPLY FANCY RING WITH SULIE GIRARDI
Join special Guest artist SULIE GIRARDI to learn skills with Precious Metal Clay. Students make a ring that features a fireable cubic zirconia, choice of colors. The ring is decorated with molded components as desired. Students learn how to make a ring, how to calculate shrinkage, how to set a stone, how to use molds. Torch or kiln firing. Appropriate for the confident beginner. Allow 4 hours, $120 includes kit with all materials.
Fri Aug 26   2:00 PM          
ABALONE WAVE WITH SULIE GIRARDI
PMC CLASS WITH SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST SULIE GIRARDI! A popular class, where students make a silver piece with an indentation. This is then filled with a mosaic of abalone shell which is sealed with resin. Torch firing. Appropriate for all skill levels. Allow 4 hours, $125 includes kit.
Sat Aug 27   2:00 PM          
TINY TREASURE BOX WITH SULIE GIRARDI
JOIN SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST SULIE GIRARDI FOR THIS MORE ADVANCED PMC CLASS! In this all-day class you will learn how to create a small box with a lid, including a set gemstone. For Intermediate to advanced PMC students. Allow 6 hours, $225 includes kit.
Sun Aug 28   10:00 AM          
RAINFOREST LEAVES WITH MARTI BROWN
A MARTI BROWN CLASS! What planet is your rainforest on and what color are the leaves? Cut niobium sheet with metal shears, fold, hammer to texture and create life like leaf shaping. Forget about what you’ve heard about annealing. Niobium will not need annealing to fold form. Anodize your created pieces using Marti’s “sandpaper painting” technique to interpret your rainforest. Add magatama beads with jump rings to suggest gently falling rain. All levels welcome, allow 3 hours. $80 includes kit, additional kits may be purchased from Marti on class day.
Sat Jun 25   2:00 PM          
NIOBIUM STACKING RINGS
A MARTI BROWN CLASS! Not your everyday rings. Wear these when your spirit needs a pick me up. Create one, two or three stacking rings from 3/4" diameter niobium tubing by forging. No matter your ring size it can be made. Forget about what you’ve heard about annealing. Niobium needs no annealing to stretch. Create rings with different textures and anodize them to match or coordinate. All levels welcome, allow 3 hours. $75 includes kit, additional kits may be purchased from Marti on class day.
Sat Jun 25   10:00 AM          
CAN YOU RESIST ME?
A MARTI BROWN CLASS! Apply anodizing tape to the surface of prepared niobium. You can cut shapes and lines in the tape with a craft knife or use prepared vinyl cut outs. Remove unwanted areas and anodize. Start with a high voltage for your anodizing choices. Cut and remove additional tape lowering the voltage as other colors are chosen. All levels welcome, allow 3 hours. $100 includes kit, additional kits will be available for purchase on class day.
Sun Jun 26   10:00 AM          
FOLD FORMED CUFF
A MARTI BROWN CLASS! You will cut, file, and sand niobium sheet to prepare it for line fold forming. Parts of the metal can be textured with hammers, stamps, and punches. Forget about what you’ve heard about annealing. Niobium will not need annealing to fold form. Shape the cuff bracelet and anodize it with your choices of colors. All levels welcome, allow 3 hours. $120 includes kit, additional kits will be available for purchase on class day.
Sun Jun 26   2:00 PM          
CRYSTAL WHISPERER WORKSHOP
Interested in the energy of crystals? Curious which crystals you should have around you? Wondering how to tell if your stones are "good" for you? Join us for this unique workshop with the Crystal Whisperer herself, Deborah Steen Ross! Deborah will teach us how to sense the energy in gemstones and determine which stones are right for you. She will have many raw gemstone specimens for sale as well. Allow 3 hours, $25.
Sat Jul 9   1:00 PM          
LAUREL NECKLACE SET
EDWIN BATRES IS BACK! While on hiatus Edwin created this innovative new necklace set: it can come apart to be worn as 2 separate bracelets and a pendant as well - 4 pieces of jewelry in one! Good for the intermediate level bead weaver, prerequisites: knowledge of peyote & herringbone stitches. Allow 5 hours, although you may not finish in class, you will have all you need to complete at home. Class fee $70, optional kit $115. Materials list provided upon paid registration.
Sun Jun 5   12:00 PM          
ROCKER CRYSTAL BANGLE BRACELET
A VALERIE FELCETTO design! Join us with Valerie (in person) as we kick off the summer! This funky bangle has fixed crystal stations on a herringbone base band. Its so elegant, the pics just don't do it justice. Fabulous in metallics, or pick any colors you fancy. Good for Intermediate level bead weavers, allow 4 hours. HOMEWORK PRIOR TO CLASS! Homework instructions & materials list provided upon paid registration. Make sure to sign up early to give yourself a few days to complete the homework. $60 plus materials.
Sat Jun 18   12:00 PM          
FAIRY DOLL KEY CHAIN/CHARM
These adorable & whimsical little fairies can follow you anywhere! Raid your stash (or ours) to combine beads and metal components and voila! She can also be a pendant...Prerequisite: must have some wire wrapping knowledge. Allow 1 hour. $35 includes most materials (of course you are welcome to bring any of your own for this one).
Mon May 23   11:30 AM          
BEADED & KNOTTED & WRAPPED, OH MY!
This triple wrap leather bracelet has it all! An assortment of beads alternating with different knot sequences results in a trendy and unique wrap bracelet. No experience necessary except the desire to explore some macramé knotting and let loose your color and stringing creativity. 2 1/2 hours. $50 plus materials. Created & taught by Marianne Olbermann.
Sun Jun 12   11:00 AM          
CAMPANA LARIAT
This sparkling lariat is the perfect accessory to dress up any outfit, perfect for any occasion! The name of the lariat means "bell" in Italian, because the end components look like bells. In this class you will use a combination of ladder stitch, double RAW, and netting to make the lariat. Then you will learn to make a bezel by attaching the two sides of the rope. Skill level: for intermediate/advanced bead weavers. Designed and taught by Carmelina Calabrese. $60 plus materials. Allow at least 4 hours.
Sat Jun 4   10:00 AM          
PRIMAVERA NECKLACE
A new original design by Carmelina Calabrese! This elegant pearl necklace is the perfect accessory to dress up any outfit. One side is more casual, while the other side is dressier! In this class you will use right angle weave, peyote, and tubular peyote to make this reversible necklace. Appropriate for beginner/advanced beginner bead weavers. Some previous bead weaving experience is required. Taught by Carmelina, $60 plus materials, allow 3-4 hours.
Sun May 29   12:30 PM          
RIVETING ENAMELS
Kieu Pham Gray is coming! Learn enameling and cold connections in one class. You will learn to torch fire enamel on copper and use transparent enamels on silver to create true colors. After firing all the pieces, you will rivet them together. Students will finish at least one pendant. Beginner level. 3 hours, must be at least 18 years old. Taught by the illustrious Kieu Pham Gray! Class fee: $115 Inlcudes all materials.
Sat Sep 10   1:30 PM          
VIENNA OPERA EARRINGS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
KIEU CLASS! The perfect earrings for the holidays or your next outing to the opera house. Learn to make a step bezel for gem cut stones. We'll use a pear shaped Swarovski crystal that will sparkle from every direction. An alternative design will be offered for those who do not wear stud earrings. Intermediate level, soldering experience required, allow 4 hours. Ages 18+. Earwires provided by Bead Everything (your choice of style). $140 includes class and materials kit in sterling silver.
Fri Sep 9   12:00 PM          
DAYDREAMER BRACELET WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
KIEU CLASS! A great introduction to soldering! Learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating an eclectic bracelet of different links. A variety of silver will be provided to allow students the opportunity to tailor their bracelet. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will complete a bracelet by the end of class. Beginner level, allow 3 hours, ages 18+. $125 includes all materials.
Fri Sep 9   6:00 PM          
FRAGMENTS PENDANT WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
KIEU CLASS! Create a modern jewelry set from bronze and silver fragments. Students will learn how to frame small pieces into a shape of their liking then link them together. There will only be enough time to finish a pair of earrings or pendant, but we will go through the entire process of making a bracelet, including the toggle clasp. Bracelet kit option is available. Intermediate level, allow 4 hours, ages 18+. $105 includes all materials.
Sat Sep 10   9:00 AM          
SEPARATE BUT TOGETHER WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
KIEU CLASS! Lets play with transparent enamels! Learn how to make your transparent enamels glow. We will also touch on separation enamel and a creative way to connect two enamel pieces. Intermediate level, ages 16+, allow 3 hours. $105 includes all materials for 2 pendants.
Sat Sep 10   6:00 PM          
PENUMBRA PENDANT WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
KIEU CLASS! Hollow forms let you create a lot of depth to your work while utilizing all of your skills. Starting from sheet metal and jump rings we will do some soldering, sawing, and stone setting to build a pendant that will not be left in the shadows. Intermediate level, for ages 16+, allow 6 hours. $145 includes sterling kit for 1 pendant (chain not included, but various styles will be available for purchase).
Sun Sep 11   10:00 AM          
FRANCINE PENDANT
An EDGAR LOPEZ original! The Francine Pendant necklace is inspired by antique fine jewelry, and with this design you can also make matching earrings! For Intermediate level bead weavers. Prerequisite: must know Square stitch. Allow 5 hours, although you may not finish in class. All materials are available in the shop. $60 plus materials. Materials list provided upon paid registration. Taught by the designer Edgar Lopez in person.
Fri Jun 3   11:00 AM          

To register for any class, you must call to pre-pay and check availability: 914-644-8191. 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.

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