Classes & Events
From beginner to advanced, we offer classes in a variety of techniques to inspire and spark your creativity.
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.
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 and Basic Series Programs
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.
Join us any time during store hours to make our free pattern of the month!
If you are having trouble registering for a class online, please call us at 626-219-6633, and we can register you over the phone.
Metal Clay – Asian Interlude Pendant 10:00 am
Metal Clay – Asian Interlude Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
20g of clay can be purchased for an additional $54 Learn how to layer a frame and make the two pieces look seamless from the edge. Create a different kind of bail utilizing several components[...]
Draw It Up in Scratch Foam Fine Silver Pendant 5:30 pm
Draw It Up in Scratch Foam Fine Silver Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
There are several ways to transfer a design to metal clay. Today you will learn how to use a wonderful and inexpensive product known as Scratch Foam to create a pendant. You will have the[...]
Fused Interlocking Ring Earrings 5:30 pm
Fused Interlocking Ring Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
In this class you will learn how to create interlocking rings by fusing fine silver wire to create a pair of earrings. You can use this same technique to create necklaces and bracelets too! Once[...]
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night 5:30 pm
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night @ A Place to Bead
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Have a project you are working on or want to start, and need some guidance? Just want to get together with friends to work on unfinished projects? Bring your tools and join us for our[...]
Not Your Mother’s Vintage Button Fine Silver Ring 5:30 pm
Not Your Mother’s Vintage Button Fine Silver Ring @ A Place to Bead
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Learning to shape and create a ring shank is a skill you will use again for future projects. After the shank is created, you will make a mold using a vintage button and attach the[...]
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
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
SOLD OUT! The next available class is October 21. Please call us at 626-219-6633 to register. Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is? Come join us for a day of learning and creating with[...]