|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 Jan 21|| 11:00 AM || Sun Feb 7|| 12:00 PM|
|Sat Jan 23|| 11:00 AM || Tue Feb 9|| 11:00 AM|
|Tue Jan 26|| 11:00 AM || Sat Feb 13|| 11:00 AM|
|Fri Jan 29|| 11:00 AM || Tue Feb 16|| 11:00 AM|
|Sat Jan 30|| 11:00 AM || Wed Feb 24|| 11:00 AM|
|Thu Feb 4|| 11:00 AM || Sun Feb 28|| 12:00 PM|
|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 Jan 28|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Thu Feb 25|| 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.)
|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).|
|STRETCHY BRACELET WORKSHOP|
|Stretchy bracelets are so popular and you won't believe how easy they are to make! Let us help you get you started. We'll give you design tips, and show you the simple secret to creating unique stretchy bracelets that will last! Instructor: Staff. 30 minutes. FREE WORKSHOP! (Materials not included.)|
|Curious about gemstones? Come spend an hour with our staff gemologist as we explain the basics of Gemology. We'll discuss crystal structure, how light affects stones, gemstone names and interesting facts about stones. Plus, see & touch all kinds of interesting gem and mineral specimens! Taught by Debbie Daum. FREE! **THIS TIME ON ZOOM!**|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
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.