|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.)|
|Sun Oct 25|| 12:00 PM || Mon Nov 16|| 11:00 AM|
|Tue Oct 27|| 11:00 AM || Sat Nov 28|| 11:00 AM|
|Wed Nov 4|| 11:00 AM || Sun Nov 29|| 12:00 PM|
|Sat Nov 14|| 11:00 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 Nov 6|| 11:00 AM || Tue Nov 24|| 11:00 AM|
|Thu Nov 12|| 11:00 AM || Mon Nov 30|| 11:00 AM|
|Sat Nov 21|| 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.|
|LENGUA ESPANOLA: INTRODUCCION A LA ENVOLTURA DE ALAMBRE|
|En esta clase diseñarás y harás un par de aretes colgantes (ya sea de 2 o 3 gotas) usando piedras semipreciosas. Aprenderá cómo seleccionar el mejor cable para su proyecto y dos enfoques para unir cuentas para que cuelguen de su pieza. No se necesitan prerrequisitos ni experiencia para tomar esta clase, pero le sugerimos que primero tome Introducción al encordado. Instructores: Staff. 2 horas; $ 40 (incluye todos los materiales).
|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).|
|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.|
|CRYSTAL COBBLESTONE BRACELET|
|Join us to make this statement sparkly bracelet created and taught by Guest Instructor Valerie Felcetto and borrowed with consent from the designer and pattern maker, Romina Designs. This class is for intermediate/advanced beadweavers. Three rows of embellished and bezeled rivolis connect together to make this eye-stopping bracelet, you can mix and match colors as you choose. Feel free to call us with any questions. 3-4 hrs. $65 plus materials.|
|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.|
|In this class you will learn a new variation of CRAW called Double CRAW and you will use both to make this fun bracelet. You won't be able to make just one! Taught with permission of designer Sabine Lippert. Intermediate level. You need to know how to do CRAW (cubic right angle weave) in order to take this class. Taught by Carmelina Calabrese. 3 hours. $50, 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.