1#– Bead Embroidery
$20 per Hour – Materials Extra
Learn the beautiful art of embroidering with beads! Using seed beads, cabochons, and other components, you will learn how to create stunning necklaces, bracelets, rings, or even purses that are one of a kind!
Five (5) Hours minimum: Can be done over multiple classes or in a single session.
This is a private, “one-on-one” class (one student/one teacher.) Please call us at the store (734-663-6800) to schedule your class.
#1 – Softflex© Scraps Workshop
$35 – Includes Materials
Don’t you love to recycle? Save those little bits and pieces of Softflex© Beading Wire! You can use them to make beautiful jewelry! Becky shows you how to make beautiful earrings, bracelets and necklaces from pieces of Softflex© that might otherwise end up in the trash bin.
We will schedule this class for you by appointment…please call us at 734-663-6800.
#1 – Net Stitch Roll-On Bangle
$25 – Materials extra
You are going to want to wear this elegant bangle bracelet every day and everywhere. That’s okay, you’ll probably make a dozen when you find out how fast and easy they go together.
Thu 10-23-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wed 11-12-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tue 12-09-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
#1 – Peyote Stitch Rings
$25 - materials extra
Pretty and comfortable, these adorable rings are a great way to learn (or refresh your knowledge of) peyote stitch. Combine colors to create one-of-a-kind rings that go together amazingly quick!
Wed 10-29-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tue 11-25-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Fri 12-19-14 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
#1 – Fun With Earwires
$25 – Materials Extra
Learn how to make beautiful ear wires and a simple gallery wrap. Aurora will teach you to make classic ear wires as well as a pair of modern contoured ear wires that can be embellished simply or dramatically. You will make four (4) pairs of earrings in all.
Mon 11-03-14 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
#1 –Traditional Pearl Knotting
$35 – Materials Extra
Create a traditionally knotted pearl bracelet on silk, tying a knot between each pearl and finishing by attaching a clasp using French wire. Then learn how to make a “floating pearl” necklace with knotted pearls and exposed silk thread, finishing with bead tips to attach a clasp.
Mon 11-17-14 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
#1 – Free-Form Wire Wrapped Stone
$25 – Materials Extra
Start by wire wrapping a shark’s tooth, then proceed to wire wrapping a stone. You will wrap at least two or three stones, depending on how quickly the class moves along.
Thu 11-20-14 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
#1 – Basic Earrings
$35 – Materials Included
Learn the basics of earring construction and design. You will make 3 pairs of earrings while learning how to create a perfect gallery wrap, how to dangle a bead from a chain and how to attach a top-drilled (briolette) bead.
Mon 10-27-14 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Mon 12-08-14 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
#1 – Fun With Wire
$25 Materials Extra
Learn how to make your own headpins, ear wires, S-clasps, hook and eye clasps, and crimp cord ends (for leather cord). Wrapped loops (gallery wraps) will be covered as well as how to make your own design components using pliers or jigs.
Mon 9-15-14 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
#1 – Drilling a Stone
$30 – Materials. Extra
At least One Stone must be purchased at The Bead Gallery
Learn how to drill a hole in a stone or enlarge the hole in a stone bead. If time permits, you will also learn how to tap (drill half-way into) a stone.
Thu 12-18-13 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
This is class is for one student only. It is also offered as a private class.
Please call us at the store (734-663-6800) to schedule a class.