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. Upon registering, a list of materials for the class will be provided.
Classes are for all skill levels, unless otherwise noted.

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.

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.

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 us for information regarding pricing and options.

If you're having trouble registering for a class, please call us at 626-529-2863 and we can assist you.

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Beads, Beads, Beads! 10:00 am
Beads, Beads, Beads! @ A Place to Bead
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beads, Beads, Beads! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will create unique copper & brass beads and bead caps, utilizing several techniques…texturing, dapping, soldering with silver solder paste, and riveting. Texture and stamp your metal to design a one-of-a-kind bead![...]
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Stamps & Stones Mixed Metal Earrings 5:30 pm
Stamps & Stones Mixed Metal Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Stamps & Stones Mixed Metal Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Create a beautiful pair Copper and Brass earrings! In this class you will learn how to refine your metal, stamp designs on your pieces, and carefully rivet a turquoise donut to add some color and[...]
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Captured 10:00 am
Captured
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Captured
Join Liz and learn how to capture a unique cabochon or focal of your choice in a freeform beaded bezel to showcase your centerpiece!
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Fold Forming Pendant & Earring Set 5:30 pm
Fold Forming Pendant & Earring Set @ A Place to Bead
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fold Forming Pendant & Earring Set @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
This 4 hour class is jam packed with techniques that you can use again and again in other jewelry making projects…First, you will learn how to Fold Form your metal by hammering and annealing to[...]
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Alcohol Ink Components 1:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Components
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Components
***POSTPONED UNTIL JULY*** In this class, you’ll learn to use alcohol inks to create swirling designs and patterns on to glass or metal components, making your own unique and colorful centerpieces for your jewelry projects![...]
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Mixed Media Bling Alcohol Ink Pendant 1:00 pm
Mixed Media Bling Alcohol Ink Pendant
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mixed Media Bling Alcohol Ink Pendant
Using alcohol inks, the stamp of your choice, and embellishments, you’ll create a layered pendant full of color and texture. Fee includes use of inks and sealant, and some materials.