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Basic Bead Stringing

March 31, 2021 @ 10:30 am 12:30 pm

Basic Bead Stringing

Leave here with a beautiful completed custom piece of jewelry! You’ll learn the basics of stringing beads on flexible beading wire. You’ll play with design options with guidance from your instructor, as well as learn how to crimp and finish your piece. This is also the perfect class for people who would like to learn how to repair their own pieces of strung jewelry.

This class is the perfect way to showcase your Venetian glass selections from our big show and sale! (shown above)

Here are a few more examples of strung pieces:


Instructor: Bernadette

Technique: Stringing and crimping

Difficulty Level: Beginner
New to bead weaving? This is the perfect class for you! Beginner classes will teach you all the basics; no previous experience is necessary. These classes are small in size so you’ll get plenty of teacher time. You’ll begin to familiarize yourself with the terminology of bead weaving and start to understand how to read patterns.

Cost Options

Please note that these prices do not include materials. Material costs vary.

$15 Single class price

$10 Multi-class package price
Multi-class packages are $80 for 8 classes. Packages are good for a 6-month period, starting from the date of first use. Packages can be used on most of the classes offered, however specialty and guest instructor classes regularly priced higher than $15 do not qualify.

$0 Your first class is free!
This class qualifies for our promotion, so if this is your first time joining us in the beading room, be sure to let us know when you register and we’ll waive the fee.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations must be submitted a minimum of 2 business days prior to the event in order to receive credit that can be used towards another class or merchandise. This policy also applies to registrants using a pre-paid multi-class package to avoid having the class deducted from your total. (Please note that due to the limited staffing we have at this time, we will not be able to do reminder calls before all classes, so be sure to put your dates on your calendar.)

Materials & Supplies Needed (approximate)

Assorted beads of your choice
We suggest shopping our Venetian glass show on March 18-20, then selecting complimentary beads from our regular inventory to pair with them. However if you miss the show we still have plenty of beautiful beads to choose from, the only requirement is that they are standard single-hole style.

You’ll also need

    • Flexible beading wire
    • Crimps & crimp covers
    • Single-strand clasp
    • Chain nose pliers
    • Wire cutters
    • Crimping tool

If you have any of these tools already, please bring them with you, however we also will have them available for sale that day if you need them. We kindly ask that you use beads purchased at our store when in our beading room.

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Laura’s Beads is closed on Sunday & Monday. All our sessions are held in person at our shop, we do not offer virtual classes.