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 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 us for information regarding pricing and options.

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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Simply Elegant Earrings 5:30 pm
Simply Elegant Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 5 @ 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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Metal Clay – Flat & Fabulous Ring 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Flat & Fabulous Ring @ A Place to Bead
Dec 14 @ 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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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
Dec 16 @ 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! Please call us at 626-219-6633 to be placed on the waiting list. Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is?  Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay[...]
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Come Play with Copper Clay! 10:00 am
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Come join us for an introductory class using Copper Clay, the only copper clay that can be torch fired! Friends and family will be amazed with your creations! Class fee includes 50g of Art Clay[...]
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Golden Wrap Fine Silver Earrings 6:00 pm
Golden Wrap Fine Silver Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 19 @ 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 – Pick Up Sticks Earrings 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Pick Up Sticks Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 21 @ 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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Blast Off to Saturn Fine Silver Earrings 5:30 pm
Blast Off to Saturn Fine Silver Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Dec 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blast Off to Saturn Fine Silver Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have a “blast” creating a fun, modern pair of fine silver earrings! You will learn how to texture, layer and attach pieces while also working with delicate accents. Bezels with cubic zirconias will be syringe[...]
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Fine Silver Faux Cloisonne 10:00 am
Fine Silver Faux Cloisonne @ A Place to Bead
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fine Silver Faux Cloisonne @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
prerequisite: Intro to Metal Art Clay +10 hours additional experience or instructor approval Materials can be purchased in class for an additional $43.50 (clay) and $15 (syringe) You will create a torch enameled faux cloisonné[...]
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