Basic Technique Class: Knotting Tech. at Boston Bead Company
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Technique Class: Knotting Tech. at Boston Bead Company

Traditional European pearl knotting is an elegant way to protect delicate beads, and prevent the loss of beads should the strand ever break.

The focus of this class is to learn about the range of materials and knotting tools that can be used to knot between beads.  Several basic knotting techniques will be practiced.  This is not a project class but you will make a simple bracelet from freshwater pearls, with silk cord, and a simple silver plated clasp. 

This Pearl Knotting Techniques Class is offered at least once per month in both of our stores.

BEGINNER CLASS (90 mins)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $40 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Macrame Button and Loop Bracelet at Boston Bead Company
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Macrame Button and Loop Bracelet at Boston Bead Company

Make a 5-stranded bracelet using three colors of glass beads in patterns of your own design. You will then learn a basic macrame technique to combine the multiple strands into a button and loop style closure. You will choose between silver or gold seed beads along with two other colors to create your pattern.

BEGINNER CLASS (2-hours)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $45 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Basic Technique Class: Wire Work Tech. at Boston Bead Company
Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Technique Class: Wire Work Tech. at Boston Bead Company

This class is a popular introduction to tools, materials and techniques used when making wire jewelry.

The focus of the class is to learn about the extensive range of wires, wire working tools and to practice the essential basic techniques.  You will learn the simple loop, the wire wrapped loop, and the basics of earring construction. This is not a project class but you will make a simple pair of earrings to take home.

This Wire Work Techniques Class is offered is offered at least once per month in both of our stores.

BEGINNER CLASS (90 mins)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $40 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Basic Technique Class: Stringing Tech. at Boston Bead Company
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Technique Class: Stringing Tech. at Boston Bead Company

This is the Boston Bead Company's most popular class!

The focus of this class is to teach our students about the beads, jewelry-making findings, beading tools, and stringing materials, and to provide time to practice the basic techniques used in making a range of strung jewelry styles. This is not a project class but you will make a simple bracelet to take home.

This Stringing Techniques Class is offered at least once per month in both of our stores.

BEGINNER CLASS (90 min)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $40 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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MYO Tassel Set at Boston Bead Company
Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

MYO Tassel Set at Boston Bead Company

Tassels are all the rage!!! You will learn to create your own tassels by using a tassel making tool with cotton cord. You will end up making a pair of earrings as well as a long chain necklace with a pendant.  The tassel making tool is yours to take home to make tassels galore!

BEGINNER CLASS (90-minutes)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $45 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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MYO Wire Work Satellite Earrings at Boston Bead Company
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

MYO Wire Work Satellite Earrings at Boston Bead Company

Learn to make your own simple chandelier findings while creating these minimalistic earrings. Practice a simple wire working technique to form hoops on which to hang glimmering, faceted pyrite beads. You will choose between sterling silver and gold filled wire to match with high quality pyrite briolettes.  

BEGINNER CLASS (90-minutes)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $45 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Basic Technique Class: Macrame Tech. at Boston Bead Company
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Technique Class: Macrame Tech. at Boston Bead Company

Learn a completely new and versatile technique! Explore a brief history of macrame, learn about cords and finishing techniques. You will will practice three basic macrame knotting techniques and make a simple bracelet with a special slide knot closure to take home. This Macrame Techniques Class is offered at least once per month in both of our stores.

BEGINNER CLASS (90 mins)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $40 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Summer Kumihimo Bracelet Class at Boston Bead Company
Jul
28
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Kumihimo Bracelet Class at Boston Bead Company

A new version of our popular Kumihimo Bracelet classes!

Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese braiding technique that uses a special loom. Learn the basics in this class using multiple colors of seed beads and finish it off with caps and a clasp. Once you master the basics the design possibilities are endless! You will choose from a selection of colored seed beads with a base color of white. The loom and bobbins used to do kumihimo are yours to keep and are included in the cost of the class. 

BEGINNER CLASS (2.5 hours)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $50 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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$25 Egyptian Ring Class at Boston Bead Company
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

$25 Egyptian Ring Class at Boston Bead Company

Learn a how to make a simple ring based on an ancient Egyptian technique. You will then embellish the ring with tiny freshwater pearls. Choose between peach, blue, green, or white freshwater pearls to match with silver, gold, or copper wire.

BEGINNER CLASS (1-hour)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $25 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Clustered Sea Glass Necklace Class at Boston Bead Company
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Clustered Sea Glass Necklace Class at Boston Bead Company

Feel like you are at the beach while wearing a handmade sea glass necklace this summer! You will learn simple a simple wire-working technique to cluster beads into a beautiful statement necklace.  You will choose from a color selection of aqua blue, royal blue, and olive green faux sea glass. Previous wire working experience is helpful, but not necessary, to complete the project during the 2-hour class.

INTERMEDIATE CLASS (2-hours)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $50 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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Embellished Wood Earring Class at Boston Bead Company
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Embellished Wood Earring Class at Boston Bead Company

Natural and organic elements are staples of summer jewelry! You will learn an easy wire wrapping technique to add a stone embellishment to a pair of wooden beads.  A stone selection of turquoise Howlite, deep orange Carnelian, and dark blue Lapis will be available to choose from.

BEGINNER CLASS (90-minutes)
Limited to 6 students (2 minimum)
Fee: $45 - fee includes all materials, the use of tools and a 15% class discount card good for 30 days!

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