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.

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 or email 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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Resin Pendants 10:00 am
Resin Pendants
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Resin Pendants
You’ll get an introduction to using Art Resin by creating your very own pendants, encasing special charms, found objects, and other accent pieces. You can further embellish your beads with Alcohol Inks to add a[...]
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Metal Clay – ‘Tis the Season Earrings 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – ‘Tis the Season Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - 'Tis the Season Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Festive earrings are a staple for the holiday season. We will be creating a cute pair of fine silver Christmas tree earrings that you can wear for years to come. Texture your trees with provided[...]
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Metal Clay Open Workshop Night 5:30 pm
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night @ A Place to Bead
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
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[...]
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Metal Clay – Baroque Overlay Linked Bracelet 12:00 pm
Metal Clay – Baroque Overlay Linked Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Metal Clay - Baroque Overlay Linked Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will create a beautiful, lightweight, fine silver linked bracelet. You will learn how to use paper clay to embellish your links, and create a toggle closure to complete your piece. Fired[...]
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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
Dec 15 @ 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[...]
Robin’s Nest Pendant & Gemstone Tree Pendant 11:00 am
Robin’s Nest Pendant & Gemstone Tree Pendant
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Robin's Nest Pendant & Gemstone Tree Pendant
In this class you’ll get two for one, perfect for your holiday gifts! First you will learn how to create a sweet robin’s nest with wire, and attach a trio of eggs with your choice[...]
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Metal Art Clay Quickie 10:00 am
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have you been itching to take a Metal Clay class? Here is another opportunity to get a taste for this fun medium! You’ll be able to make a few small charms for a bracelet, one[...]
Holiday Bling Bracelet 12:00 pm
Holiday Bling Bracelet
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Holiday Bling Bracelet
Make these cute and sparkly bracelets for quick gifts or to jazz up your holiday wardrobe! All levels welcome.
Metal Clay – Half Dome Shadow Box Pendant 2:00 pm
Metal Clay – Half Dome Shadow Box Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 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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Cute As A Button Earrings 5:30 pm
Cute As A Button Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cute As A Button Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn how to make a cute set of post earrings out of fine silver metal clay. Then learn how to solder sterling silver posts to the back to complete them. You will torch fire, solder,[...]
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Metal Clay – Pick Up Sticks Earrings 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Pick Up Sticks Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - Pick Up Sticks Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Challenge your skills with these fun avant-garde earrings.  Arrange the pieces your way, add a pre-made bezel using 2-part firing, and set your stones.  These can also be made into pendants if you like. 14g[...]
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Come Play with Copper Clay! 10:00 am
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Come join us for an introductory class using Copper Clay, the only copper clay that can be torch fired! Friends and family will be amazed with your creations! Class fee includes 50g of Art Clay[...]
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Metal Clay – In the Shadows Pendant 10:00 am
Metal Clay – In the Shadows Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metal Clay - In the Shadows Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn how to create a three-dimensional piece of jewelry that will sparkle from all sides! A walled structure will be created and stones will be set three different ways to create this stunning piece! Pieces[...]
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