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Bead Stringing

at Brooklyn Charm - Williamsburg
145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Learn to incorporate beads into your chain and charm jewelry designs. In this class, you will learn how to use nylon coated beading wire, crimp beads and crimp covers. The following materials are included in the course: Glass Beads 5 charms Crimp beads, crimp covers, and stringing materials 1 finished chain necklace Tools are loaned out for...

Introduction to Wire Wrapping: Beaded Chain Necklace

at Brooklyn Charm - Williamsburg
145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Learn to use wire cutters, chain nose and round pliers in combination with wire and beads to assemble a beaded chain necklace. You will learn how to make a wire wrapped loop to make a beaded chain. The following materials are included in the course: Assorted pack of glass beads – you choose color 3 feet of 24 gauge wire 1 finished necklace...

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Crimped Bead and Chain

at Bead On Bond - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Crimping is one of the most essential techniques in beaded jewelry making. It is typically used to connect the closure at the ends of a string of beads. You will learn how to use crimping in this way during this super fun and beneficial class…but we will take it to the next level.  Lets learn how to crimp beads to the center of a chain…a...

After Workshop: Bead Embroidery

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village
26 W 8th St, New York, New York 10011

Join us for an in-depth workshop on textile design and bead embroidery. In this class, you'll learn how to lay out patterns and use different beading techniques. You'll walk away with an embroidery hoop for display and plenty of beads to continue your intricate designs at home.  The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes,...

$87.13

Thursday Feb 7th, 6:30pm

Hand "Pearl" Knotting

at Bead On Bond - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

In this class we will learn how to create knots with silk cord and get them snug between beads using a tool called an Awl. This technique is classic- traditionally used to protect pearls from damaging one another- but it's not just for pearls anymore! We will get creative with colors and beads and have a great time creating hand-knotted necklaces together. ...

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Intro to Beaded Jewelry II

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Expand skills learned in Part 1 with an additional knotting techniques, an easy seed bead technique that creates fabulous bangles and necklace, and working with wire to create chains with beads and earrings. Material List First project will be either a necklace or a bangle using seed beads: Spiral Rope Please bring to the first class: Scissors:...

$280

6 sessions

Monday Nov 12th, 1pm

Super-Fast Beaded Jewelry

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn to properly use crimp beads and jewelry wire to create necklaces and elastic for bracelets, and pick up a simple technique with thread to design earrings that match perfectly. Proper selection of supplies and where to purchase them are covered.  Tools are available for use in class.  All materials are provided for $15, payable to...

$100

2 sessions

Tuesday Nov 27th, 4pm

Beaded Jewelry Independent Study (Int/Adv)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Complete those unfinished projects and design some new ones. Focus on stringing, knotting and weaving the larger bead, with a concentration on technique and troubleshooting. Prerequisite:  Why Knot I & II and/or Intro to Beaded Jewelry I & II.

$280

6 sessions

Monday Nov 12th, 4pm

Pattern & Patina: Glass Beads

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In this 5 day workshop, we will focus on stringer control and shaping of glass beads on a mandrel. Then we will move on to adding surface patina by the application of metals to  the glass in the form of powder, leaf and silver glass. In addition, there will be the introduction of design methods and principles, sources of inspiration and their...

$825

5 sessions

Monday Nov 12th, 6pm

Bead Setting

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

This intensive one day class covers preparation and use of a graver, burs and beading tools. One will learn to layout stones, drill, bur, seat and bead-raise. This bead setting technique incorporates setting small stones flush into the surface of metal and setting with beads of metal. Please bring any jewelry pieces or stones you would like to practice...

Sunday Dec 9th, 12pm

Beading: Wire Wrapping and Chain

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Time to take your beading to the next level in this exciting class. This is the ultimate hands-on, how-to wire wrapping workshop where you’ll learn how to work with chain too. Together, we'll learn to problem-solve difficult designs.  Live demos and individual focus will help you on your way to creating professional style jewelry.  Pre-requisite:...

$210

4 sessions

Wednesday Nov 7th, 6:30pm

Bead Weaving (One Day Class)

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village
26 W 8th St, New York, New York 10011

With very little assembly required, students will spend the majority of this class weaving. With a bead loom, we can produce bracelets, belts, or band s that can be used as an appliqué with another project or as standalone pieces.  While bead weaving generally produces rectangular shapes, it is also possible to learn how to create angular and...

Sunday Jan 6th, 11am

Wire Wrapped Earrings

at Bead On Bond - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Come learn how to craft your own pair of one-of-a-kind earrings using wire and beads. Wire wrapping is a fundamental part of beaded jewelry making and easy to learn! We will each leave with a pair of beautiful swingy earrings and be taught the wire wrapping technique which can be used to create many different types of jewelry.  All class materials...

Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings

at Bead On Bond - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

In class we will learn how to create a beautiful pair of wire-wrapped hoop earrings using forms and jewelry pliers. Participants will create the hoop itself with Sterling Silver wire and wrap beads around each hoop, also with sterling silver. This is a fun and sophisticated technique that can also be used to create pendants. Everyone will leave with...

Wednesday Oct 17th, 12pm

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Caged Crystal Wrapping

at Bead On Bond - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Learn how to wrap natural crystal spears with wire, giving a “caged” look. Lets learn how to wrap natural crystal spears with wire, giving a “caged” look. Cage wrapped stones have a unique and wonderful way to balance edgy and elegant. You will leave with the know-how to wrap drilled (beads with holes) and non drilled (no holes) crystals with...