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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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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Metal Clay – Half Moon Rising Earrings 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Half Moon Rising Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metal Clay - Half Moon Rising Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Take your jewelry making skills to the next level by combining your metal clay techniques with traditional metal smithing. In this 3-step torch firing process, you will first create your base piece, then attach your[...]
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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[...]
Sleek ‘n’ Slim Bracelet 5:30 pm
Sleek ‘n’ Slim Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sleek 'n' Slim Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Create your own texture and design a custom linked bracelet!  Learn how to use scratch foam to customize all your individual pieces.  Shape the links to contour your wrist perfectly.  Fired and patinated in class.[...]
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Metal Clay – Texture Me Pretty Ring 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Texture Me Pretty Ring @ A Place to Bead
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Metal Clay - Texture Me Pretty Ring @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
*Prerequisite: Intro to Art Clay – Let’s Play with Metal Clay +4 hours additional experience, or instructor approval. Please call us at 626-529-2863 to register. Create a beautiful one-of-a-kind design for this wide ring using[...]
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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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