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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Earwire Sampler 12:00 pm
Earwire Sampler @ A Place to Bead
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Earwire Sampler @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Earwires can set of your entire earring design! Want to jazz up your earring designs and make them even more unique? Then this class is for you! In this class you will learn how to[...]
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Beads, Bezels & Bails 10:00 am
Beads, Bezels & Bails @ A Place to Bead
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beads, Bezels & Bails @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Explore the contemporary techniques of geometric beadwork in this introductory class! In this comprehensive class, you’ll learn how to create eye-catching beaded beads, bezels and bails with geometric shapes and patterns.
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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
Apr 7 @ 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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Metal Art Clay Quickie 11:00 am
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 18 11am 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[...]
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Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) 10:00 am
Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) @ A Place to Bead
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this introductory class, you will learn basic bead crochet techniques to complete a tubular bangle bracelet. Once you get it, you won’t be able to stop! This is a two-part class, with session one[...]
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Beaded Star 11:00 am
Beaded Star
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Create a three-dimensional puffy beaded star.
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Metal Art Clay Quickie 11:00 am
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 18 11am 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[...]
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Easter – CLOSED
Easter – CLOSED @ A Place to Bead
Apr 21 all-day
 
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Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting 11:00 am
Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting @ A Place to Bead
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have you ever wondered how a design is added to metal? Etching is one solution! We will learn how to etch on copper and brass base metals, add texture by hammering, and punch and rivet pieces together for[...]
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Jan’s Lariat 10:00 am
Jan’s Lariat @ A Place to Bead
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jan's Lariat @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Weave a supple lariat with a bedazzled beaded slide as you learn prismatic right angle weave, a three-sided stitch. Embellish the ends with fringe, and accent beads and baubles of your choice.
Shibori Ink Silk Scarves & Ribbons 10:00 am
Shibori Ink Silk Scarves & Ribbons
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
RESCHEDULED TO MAY 25 Includes $10 materials fee
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