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. 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.

Join us any time during store hours to make our free pattern of the month!

If you are having trouble registering for a class online, please call us at 626-219-6633, and we can register you over the phone.

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Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting 11:00 am
Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting @ A Place to Bead
Oct 1 @ 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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Round & Round We Go Earrings 5:30 pm
Round & Round We Go Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Round & Round We Go Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Circles are the theme of these cute earrings.  Add texture to personalize your design, learn how to fit pieces together and add additional support while decorating your piece at the same time.  Add some bling[...]
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Metal Clay Stone Setting 101 10:00 am
Metal Clay Stone Setting 101 @ A Place to Bead
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metal Clay Stone Setting 101 @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
There are a variety of ways to set stones in metal clay to help elevate your piece to the next level. In this class you will learn five ways to set fireable CZ stones, while[...]
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Metal Clay – Pick Up Sticks Earrings 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Pick Up Sticks Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - Pick Up Sticks Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
14g of clay can be purchased for an additional $43.50 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[...]
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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
Oct 21 @ 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
SOLD OUT!  The next available class is November 5th. 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[...]
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Golden Wrap Fine Silver Earrings 6:00 pm
Golden Wrap Fine Silver Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Golden Wrap Fine Silver Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Can’t decide whether to wear gold or silver? Well, now, you don’t have to make that decision. These beautiful earrings have both! Create your earrings out of silver metal clay with a texture of your choice, and embellish with[...]
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Metal Clay – Flat & Fabulous Ring 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Flat & Fabulous Ring @ A Place to Bead
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - Flat & Fabulous Ring @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
14g of clay can be purchased for an additional $43.50 Learn how to make a flat ring, size for shrinkage, set a stone, and create additional embellishments to enhance your finished piece.  Fired off premises.[...]
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Metal Clay – Asian Interlude Pendant 10:00 am
Metal Clay – Asian Interlude Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metal Clay - Asian Interlude Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
20g of clay can be purchased for an additional $54 *2017 Best in Show, LA County Fair Learn how to layer a frame and make the two pieces look seamless from the edge.  Create a[...]
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