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175 E. Post Rd.
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel. 914-644-8191
Open 7 days
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Today: 3/5/2021
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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.)
Tue Mar 9   11:00 AM         Fri Apr 9  11:00 AM
Fri Mar 19   11:00 AM         Tue Apr 13  11:00 AM
Sat Mar 27   11:00 AM          
Mon Apr 5   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.
Thu Mar 25   11:00 AM          
Thu Apr 29   11:30 AM          
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.)
Fri Mar 12   11:00 AM         Thu Apr 1  11:00 AM
Wed Mar 17   11:00 AM         Sat Apr 17  4:00 PM
Sun Mar 28   12:00 PM          
BEADWEAVING BASICS
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.
Fri Mar 5   11:00 AM          
Sun Mar 14   12:00 PM          
Sat Apr 3   2:00 PM          
Fri Apr 16   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 Mar 31   11:00 AM          
Fri Apr 23   11:00 AM          
DIAMOND CHAIN BAND
Rock your harlequin style with Deb Roberti's Diamond Chain Band (aroundthebeadingtable.com). This beginner friendly bracelet uses diamond or gemduos, druks and seedbeads that fit together to create a sleek band bracelet. It can be made in any colorway to dress it up or down. 2 hours. $35 plus Materials.
Wed Apr 7   11:00 AM          
TRINKET EARRINGS
Come enjoy this 1 hour bead weaving class to create a beginner-friendly earring! Taught with permission from the designer Deb Roberti (aroundthebeadingtable.com). These cute little "trinkets" work up so quickly you'll want to make a dozen! Previous bead weaving experience a plus, but not required. Taught by staff. $30 plus materials.
Fri Mar 12   2:30 PM          
SIMPLICITY ENSEMBLE
Want to fit in with the Bridgertons? Look like a Lady from Georgian era Mayfair London? Try this necklace and earrings set designed by Deb Roberti (aroundthebeadingtable.com). This delicate and sparkly necklace and earrings looks like it was worn by Daphne herself! Choose your own colors and focal drop to make it uniquely yours. Appropriate for relatively new bead weavers. Approx. 2.5 hours. $35 plus materials.
Sun Mar 7   12:00 PM          
Sun Apr 25   12:00 PM          
UPTOWN GIRL BRACELET
Whether you are going uptown or downtown, this bracelet is a showstopper! Come learn to create this stunning original design by Valerie Felcetto with the artist herself! Use seedbeads, firepolish, crystals and pearls in any colorway you choose. PREREQUISITE: MUST BE PROFFICIENT IN BASIC BEADWEAVING STITCHES. Intermediate/advanced level. **Homework required prior to class. Materials list and homework instructions provided upon paid registration. Allow 4 hours. $60 plus materials.
Sat Mar 13   12:00 PM          
LIFE IN TECHNICOLOR BRACELET
*New class by Valerie Felcetto!*
Use as many colors as you like in this intricate bangle! Chatons, seed beads, druks, fire polish, and crystals all come together on a delica band you will need to make ahead of class. A challenge meant for intermediate level bead weavers. Allow 4 hours. $60 plus materials. ***Homework instructions and supply list provided upon paid registration.
Sat Apr 24   12:00 PM          
NETTING WITH 2 HOLE BEADS
The ancient but popular technique of netting can be found in almost all cultures on earth. The open areas between the beads result in a soft and lacy look. Instructor, Marianne Olbermann has created this collar with vertical netting, resulting in points at the end of each row. Two-hole bricks and superduos add a unique look to this necklace. Your choice of beads makes it classic enough for daytime wear or dressy enough for evening. Some beadweaving experience helpful. 2.5 - 3 hrs. $50.
Sat Mar 20   11:00 AM          
ALL KNOTTED UP NECKLACE
Classic pearls and casual leather = a trendy choker! No previous experience is necessary to complete this project. Add charms if you choose to individualize your necklace. Created and taught by Marianne Olbermann. 2 hrs. $50 plus materials.
Sun Apr 11   12:00 PM          
PESCARA BRACELET
Spring is here and what better way to celebrate the new season than to make yourself some new eye candy for your wrist. Learn to bezel Rivoli's using 2-hole bars, seed beads, bicones and round beads and encase round beads with seed beads and bicones that will then be connected between the Rivoli's leaving you with an eye-catching bracelet. Ideal for the advanced beginner/intermediate beadweaver. Created and guest instructed by Carmelina Calabrese. 3hrs. $60 plus materials.
Sat Mar 6   11:00 AM          
IRELANDA CROSS
Create this eye-catching cross that can be worn to dress up any outfit. You will learn to make this cross using right angle weave, modified right angle weave and netting to encase a Swarovski Rivoli and pearls in a new and unique way. Pre-requisite of right angle weave needed. Intermediate level. 4 hrs. $65. Materials not included.
Sat Apr 10   11:00 AM          
AMALIA BRACELET
The Amalia bracelet is an intermediate design made using one component (bowtie component) as a base for the design. The name of the bracelet is dedicated to one of the designer's dear friends; normally many of his designs have women's names who are important to him or give him inspiration. The bowtie component used for the bracelet is a wonderful piece in itself, it can be used in a lot of different designs. Class participants will receive a short video to show how to do the techniques prior to the class. It is recommended to sign up a week or more in advance to allow time for that. Created and taught by Guest Artist: Edgar Lopez. Ideal for Intermediate beadweavers. $70 plus materials.
Sun Mar 21   12:00 PM          
TURKISH CROCHET
Turkish Flat bead crochet is fun, easy and works up quickly. Looks much more complicated than it is but results in very attractive and comfortable pieces of jewelry. The selection of beads and fibers determines whether your work will be dainty, sparkly, boho or casual. Learn how to secure these bracelets with a button and loop closure. Basic Crochet knowledge necessary. Designed and Guest Instructed by Sandra Farinella. We can't accommodate left-handed learners at this time but will develop a method for the future. 2-3 hrs. $60 plus materials.
Sat Apr 17   11:00 AM          
BEACHIN' RIVETS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Long walks on the beach have yielded pockets full of glass and nowhere to go. Here is a way to make them useful. Learn to drill glass and rivet the holes for a great finish. This class will offer hands on experience with a flex shaft and how to properly use it. (Note: there are no guarantees made as to the completion of project due to the sensitivity of glass. Colors and sizes will vary from sample.) Tools available for purchase from instructor. Flex shafts will be provided on request for a rental fee of $25. Flex shafts may be pre-ordered from instructor for $105. Stands $24. If purchased at the show a $15 credit will be applied to the purchase of flex shaft and $5 to the purchase of the stand. Skill Level: Confident beginner Sessions: 1, 3hrs Max class size: 8 (no one under 18 years of age) Class Fees: $ 115/person Materials Included: Beach glass pieces, SS tubing, SS JR’s, 18” chain, drill bit (If student breaks bit during class, they will be responsible to purchase another.)
Fri Apr 30   6:00 PM          
NO SWEAT SOLDERING WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Learn how to solder mixed metals without a mess. Sweat soldering will reduce bleeding of solder onto mixed metals. Additionally, you learn how to cut, shape and forge sterling silver. Put all the pieces together to create these distinctive earrings. Skill Level: Beginner Sessions: 1, 3hrs Max class size: 12 (no one under 16 years of age) Class Fees: $ 125/person Materials Included: will provide enough material for 2 pairs of earrings (SS wire, SS jump rings, copper and brass texture sheets (may vary), SS earring wires)
Sat May 1   9:00 AM          
CERULEAN ECLIPSE RING WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Why make a plain bezel when you can make a decorative one? In this class you I’ll teach how to make your own bezel from decorative wire to add dimension and design. Skill Level: Intermediate – must have some soldering experience. Sessions: 3hrs Max class size: 12 (no one under 18 years of age) Class Fees: $ 135/person Materials Included: will provide enough material for 1 sterling silver rings (SS stock, cabochon (may vary))
Sat May 1   1:30 PM          
SWIRLY PEARL WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Learn how to shape and solder sterling silver to create a simply elegant pendant and earring set. You will be challenged to solder a pin to securely set the pearl. Skill Level: Beginner Sessions: 1, 3hrs Max class size: 12 (no one under 18 years of age) Class Fees: $ 125/person Materials Included: will provide enough material for 1 sterling silver pendant and 1 pair of earring (SS stock, pearls (color may vary), earring wires)
Sat May 1   6:00 PM          
DROPS OF JUPITER WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Create a sterling silver statement pendant by cutting, shaping and soldering. In this class you will learn how to make your silver shine like a professional. When finished we will a little extra sparkle with a gemstone. Additional materials and tools maybe purchased from instructor. Skill Level: Beginner Sessions: 1, 4 hours Max class size: 12 (no one under 18 years of age Class Fees: $ 135/person Materials Included: will provide enough material for one pendant. 18" Snake Chain, Sterling silver stock and gemstone. Use of soldering materials.
Sun May 2   10:00 AM          
LADY NECKLACE
The design of this wonderful necklace takes it inspiration from the royal jewelry. It is a very delicate and at the same time very elegant piece, is made using 2 components repeated several times, for these reason is very easy to make. These components that I have used to make the necklace, are so wonderful that I have used them not only to make this necklace but also to make bracelets and earrings, when you learn to make this necklace you have the opportunity to take with you not only a beautiful piece, but also learn these components that you can use in many other things. Pre-requisite of knowing square stitch, a circular variation will be used. 1 week prior to the class, a video will be sent out in advance on the circular variation. Intermediate level. 4 hours. $70. Materials not included.
Sun Apr 18   12:00 PM          
LETS GET WAISTED
Waist beads originated around the 15th century and have a deep history attached to them. They were originally used to designate rite of passage and a status symbol to evoke deep emotional responses. They are symbols of wealth, femininity, and spiritual well-being. They can be worn by anyone and are made to size so they are unique to you! They encourage self-love, confidence and beauty. All are welcome. Great for a beginner, gets you geared up to break out that crop top when it warms up. 2 hours. $35. Materials not included.
Sat Mar 6   4:00 PM          
Sat Apr 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.

      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 in full.
  • 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.


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