Pearl Knotting

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in Beading Classes, Classes | 0 comments

Pearl Knotting

Pearl Knotting 
Instructor: Becky
$30 – Materials Extra

Learn to create a traditional pearl necklace, knotted on silk, by tying a knot between each pearl and finishing with French wire to attach a clasp.

Thurs      4/26/18                                6-8 pm

 

Wire Wrapped Stone

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | 0 comments

Wire Wrapped Stone

Wire Wrapped Stone
Instructor: Jesse
$30- Materials Extra

Start by wire wrapping a shark’s tooth, then proceed to wire wrapping a stone. You will wrap at least two to four stones, depending on how quickly the class moves along.

Sat          4/14/18                                4-6 pm

 

Basic Earrings

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | Comments Off on Basic Earrings

Basic Earrings

Basic Earrings
Instructor: Jesse
$40 – 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.

Sat          4/14/18                                1-3 pm 

 

Fun With Wire

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Fun With Wire

Fun With Wire 

$30 –  Materials Extra
Instructor: Jesse

Learn how to create wire shapes using a variety of wire gauges, tools, and techniques. You will also learn to make your own decorative headpins, ear wires, and S-hook clasps. Wrapped loops (gallery wraps) will be covered as well.

 

 

Drilling a Stone

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Classes, Metal & Stone Classes | Comments Off on Drilling a Stone

Drilling a Stone

Drilling a Stone
Instructor: Jesse
$35  – 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.

*We are currently unable to offer this class. We are working hard to repair our equipment, so check back! So sorry for any inconvience.*

This is class is for one student only.  You can also call Jesse at the store (734-663-6800) to schedule a class at a time works for you.

Basic Stringing

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Beading Classes, Classes | Comments Off on Basic Stringing

Basic Stringing

Basic Stringing

Instructor: Becky

$40 Materials Included

Learn basic stringing and finishing techniques while making both a necklace and a bracelet. Becky teaches you tips and tricks to create jewelry designs that are comfortable, aesthetically pleasing, and well made. You will learn about different stringing materials, fitting techniques, and different methods for safely securing crimps.

6 people maximum per class.

Thurs      4/26/18                                2-4 pm

 

Leather Wrap Bracelet

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Beading Classes | Comments Off on Leather Wrap Bracelet

Leather Wrap Bracelet

Leather Wrap Bracelet

Instructor:  Becky

$30 – Materials Extra

Learn how to weave beads between leather cords to make an elegant wrap bracelet (similar to bracelets by Chan Luu) in this fun class.