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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Open Beading Day 10:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Drop in any time during our Open Beading session for help finishing a project, figuring out a pattern, or just to bead in the company of others! We’ll have snacks and good cheer on hand.[...]
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Open Beading Day 11:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop in any time during our Open Beading session for help finishing a project, figuring out a pattern, or just to bead in the company of others! We’ll have snacks and good cheer on hand.[...]
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Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings 11:00 am
Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will create a beautiful pair of copper enameled earrings that you will torch fire. A base layer will be added and fired, then you’ll create your design in another layer and[...]
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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
Nov 17 @ 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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Crescent Weave Band 1:00 pm
Crescent Weave Band
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crescent Weave Band
Use size 15/0 and 11/0 rocaille seed beads, Miyuki Tila beads and Crescent beads to create a band that looks intricate but is actually quite easy after the initial setup and you get the hang[...]
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Wire Wrapped Pendant 1:00 pm
Wire Wrapped Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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.