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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Bead Stringing Basics 5:30 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 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,[...]
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Triple Your Crystals Cuff 10:00 am
Triple Your Crystals Cuff @ A Place to Bead
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Triple Your Crystals Cuff @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn how to stitch a multi-row flat spiral stitch using seed beads and crystals to create a dazzling cuff bracelet that is sure to be a show-stopper!
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Alcohol Ink Components 11:00 am
Alcohol Ink Components
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Components
In this class, you’ll learn to use alcohol inks to create swirling designs and patterns on to glass or metal components and ceramic tiles, making your own unique and colorful centerpieces for your jewelry and[...]
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Metal Clay – Linked In Earrings 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Linked In Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - Linked In Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn how to create a seamless connector that will give this pair of earrings dimensional design and movement from all angles. You will be adding texture to both sides of the components and connecting them[...]
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Resin Pendants 10:00 am
Resin Pendants
Oct 20 @ 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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Multi-Strand Techniques 11:00 am
Multi-Strand Techniques @ A Place to Bead
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Multi-Strand Techniques @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Take your bead stringing to the next level! Learn some useful techniques and tips that you can use for ending necklaces and bracelets, even earrings, with multiple strands of beads, and give your pieces a professional[...]
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Pattern of the Month 11:00 am
Pattern of the Month @ A Place to Bead
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pattern of the Month @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Join us to make our Pattern of the Month! This month’s project is Vineyard Harvest Bracelet by our very own friend, Melissa Mark Rodarte.
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