Classes & Events

From beginner to advanced, we offer classes in a variety of techniques to inspire and spark your creativity.

Registration

All classes must be paid for in full for a student to be registered. Registering early is recommended; classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Register by phone, mail, in person, or online. Classes are intended for students ages 13 and older, unless otherwise noted. Class fees do not include materials unless noted. If you are registering by phone, please provide an email address to receive the instructor's supply list.
Classes are for all skill levels, unless otherwise noted.

Frequent Student Program

Register for and attend any eight classes, and you will receive the next one free, up to $65! All records will be kept on file at A Place To Bead.

Cancellations

If you must cancel a class, kindly give 48 hour notice to receive a full credit for future classes or merchandise. Cancellations made 24-48 hours in advance will result in a half credit. Cancellations made the day of class will result in a forfeiture of fees. If we must cancel a class, you will be notified as soon as possible, and a store credit or refund will be given.

Private Parties

To reserve our classroom for your birthday party, special occasion, or a ladies' night out, please book your date 4-6 weeks ahead for optimal availability.  Please call or email us for information regarding pricing and options.

Basic Classes

Wire Linking, Bead Knotting and Earring Basics by appointment. Hourly rates depend on the number of students participating. Please email info@aplace2bead.com for more information and to schedule your class.

Please call us at 626-529-2863 to register for a class, or email info@aplace2bead.com.

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Metal Clay – Half Dome Shadow Box Pendant 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Half Dome Shadow Box Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Metal Clay - Half Dome Shadow Box Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Create a beautiful half dome shadow box pendant that is flanked by two smaller domed pieces to create a unique centerpiece! Learn how to texture both sides of your components, adding extra texture to your[...]
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Wire Dangle Earrings 12:00 pm
Wire Dangle Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wire Dangle Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 6 Using wire, beads, and simple tools, you will learn how to create these beautiful cascading dangle earrings. Learn the basic techniques for making your own whimsical and elegant wire components that[...]
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Wire Wrapped Arrowhead 6:00 pm
Wire Wrapped Arrowhead @ A Place to Bead
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Stacks ‘n’ Stones Rings 10:00 am
Stacks ‘n’ Stones Rings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stacks 'n' Stones Rings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
I hope you can join me to create these cute, colorful Sterling Silver and Semi-Precious Stone stackable rings! You will learn soldering basics, sizing your rings, texturing, attaching your bezel cups, refining and finishing, and[...]
Wire Wrapped Pendant 6:00 pm
Wire Wrapped Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wire Wrapped Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn how to capture a cabochon or stone with wire to create a decorative and unique pendant.
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Intro To Art Clay – Let’s Play With Metal Clay! 10:00 am
Intro To Art Clay – Let’s Play With Metal Clay! @ A Place to Bead
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Intro To Art Clay - Let's Play With Metal Clay! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is?  Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay Silver.  This is an introductory class where you will learn the basics of Art[...]
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Linear Waves Earrings 11:00 am
Linear Waves Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Linear Waves Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will create a sleek, modern pair of Sterling Silver post earrings. The silver will be refined, textured, and shaped. You will be utilizing hard, medium, and easy solder until all the[...]
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Bead Stringing Basics 11:00 am
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Join Liz for this introductory class, where you will learn all you need to know to make your first necklace or bracelet. You will be learning techniques to use with cable wire and crimp beads,[...]
Beaded Bail 2:00 pm
Beaded Bail @ A Place to Bead
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beaded Bail @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class, you will learn how to stitch a beautiful bail using Delica beads, from which you can suspend a special bead or pendant of your choosing. Once you learn this, you can use[...]
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Sterling & Stones Reverse Cuff Bracelet 11:00 am
Sterling & Stones Reverse Cuff Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sterling & Stones Reverse Cuff Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will be creating this beautiful sterling silver reverse cuff bracelet accented with semi-precious stones. Learn how to size your bracelet, texture, and shape it to fit your wrist. You will be[...]
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