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. Upon registering, a list of materials for the class will be provided.
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 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.

Workshop Schedule

Click the links below to view our current class schedules.  Scroll through the calendar to view individual classes and register online.

april 2017 workshops

Join us any time during April store hours to make the flower pendant on our home page! The only cost is materials - the instructions are free!

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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
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Draw It Up in Scratch Foam Fine Silver Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
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[...]
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Simply Elegant Earrings 5:30 pm
Simply Elegant Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Simply Elegant Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
You will enjoy creating these simple yet elegant semi-precious stone earrings (1 pair). You don’t need a kiln to include a little bling to your pieces! You will be adding a texture to your earrings,[...]
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Intro To Metal Art Clay Quickie 10:00 am
Intro To Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Intro To 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[...]
Not Your Mother’s Vintage Button Fine Silver Ring 2:00 pm
Not Your Mother’s Vintage Button Fine Silver Ring @ A Place to Bead
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Not Your Mother's Vintage Button Fine Silver Ring @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
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[...]
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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 9 @ 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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Fern Grotto Ring 5:30 pm
Fern Grotto Ring @ A Place to Bead
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Description and photo coming soon! *Prerequisite: Intro to Art Clay – Let’s Play with Metal Clay. Please call us at 626-219-6633 to register.
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In the Shadows Pendant 10:00 am
In the Shadows Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Description and photo coming soon! *Prerequisite: Intro to Art Clay – Let’s Play with Metal Clay. Please call us at 626-219-6633 to register.