Wire Wrapprd Cabochon Pendants
Jun
22
6:00 pm18:00

Wire Wrapprd Cabochon Pendants

If you are comfortable using wire and pliers to make simple jewelry and findings, come join us for the next step. In this class we will use different shapes of copper wire to wrap a flat backed gemstone cabochon. You will learn foundational techniques that you can apply to many different styles of wrapping, while creating a finished pendant to take home.

6-8:30pm

45.00

Ellen

Wire Wrapping
Jun
21
4:00 pm16:00

Wire Wrapping

You will learn to link beads together using 22gauge wire and a basic set of pliers. Once you have learned this technique, you'll know how to make earrings and dangle beads from your jewelry.

Cost: $35

Irene

Art Clay Quickie
Jun
17
3:30 pm15:30

Art Clay Quickie

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 charms, one larger pendant, OR a pair of earring dangles in this class. This is not as in-depth as the full Intro class, but you'll gain some experience to get you started! 5 grams of clay included in the workshop fee. Space is limited to 4 students.

$49.00 includes 5grams of clay

Espie

Simply Ellegent
Jun
17
10:30 am10:30

Simply Ellegent

 

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, then refining to prepare them for torching. Once torched, the bezels will be added and torched again. You will then brush and patina your pieces. Finally, you will learn how to set your stones. Bring a pair of earwires or purchase from the shop to complete them.

Prerequisite - Let's Play With Metal Clay Intro Class + 4 hrs additional class/home experience. 

 

*$85 (Includes Materials Fee for use of Fine Silver paste, 2 qty - 4mm Fine Silver Bezels and 2 qty - 4mm Semi-Precious Stone) + ($28.00 / 10g Art Clay Silver) to be paid day of class.


Espie

Viking Weave Bracelet
Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

Viking Weave Bracelet

You will be shown the basic for creating a versatile wire cord great for a bracelet or necklace.

$35.00

Instructor Lorri

Byzantine
May
27
10:30 am10:30

Byzantine

Using jump rings you can create this beautiful "chain" bracelet in one afternoon.  We carry the rings in 5 different metal colors. This makes a great gift for a girl or guy.

 

$35.00

Jayme

Loomed Leather Bracelet
May
25
6:00 pm18:00

Loomed Leather Bracelet

We love the look of leather and 6/0 beads are great to learn with.  This is the perfectplace to start leaning what Loom work is all about, guaranteed you want to learn more.

$25.00

Irene

Vintage Ring
May
19
1:00 pm13:00

Vintage Ring

Love the look of vintage rings...then why not make one yourself with a vintage button motif! Learning how to shape and create your band is a skill you will use again and again. After the band is created, you will create a mold with a vintage button. Once cured, clay will be placed in it to make your ring topper. When your pieces are dried and refined, you will attach the topper tothe band and reinforce with decorative accents. Price includes use of tools in class. Finished rings will be fired off premises and delivered when ready.

$79.00 plus clay

Despina

Freckled Pear
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Freckled Pear

Come bead with us! Bring your Freckled Pear workshop project or kit and bead among friends with Melissa and Kelly on hand
Always a GREAT day

10-5pm

 

  Lets Play With Clay Intro Class:
Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Lets Play With Clay Intro Class:


Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay. This is an introductory class where you will learn the basics of Art Clay Silver (Fine Silver .999). You can create earrings, pendants or charms that you will be torch firing yourself! Findings and chains can be purchased at the shop to complete your pieces.  Class fee includes 20g of clay and use of tools.

Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor Espie Buoncristiani
We will be scheduling another class real soon.

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  • 10:00am 5:00pm
  • $139.00
Fancy Wire Wrapped Pendant
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Fancy Wire Wrapped Pendant

Winona is at it again! Wire experience will be necessary for this fabulous wire class.  Winona will have kits available which is always nice!

Winona will be doing this class at 10:30am and 1pm$15.00 plus kit

Winona

 

 

Fun With Wire Earring Class
Mar
16
6:00 pm18:00

Fun With Wire Earring Class

We are very excited to have Ellen teaching this new Earring class! You will be making three pair in class. A little experience is necessary. If by chance you haven't worked with wire before but would like to get started give us a call and we'll get you in a beginner class, it will make you hungry for more. You will have a choice of using silver, copper or gold filled.

$35.00

Ellen

 

Gypsy Bracelet
Feb
18
1:00 pm13:00

Gypsy Bracelet

This fantastic bracelet is a combination of wire work and chain. We will have kits available in three color ways.

$15.00 plus kit

Winona

Beaded Earring
Feb
18
10:30 am10:30

Beaded Earring

This is a great beginning class.
Winona will be showing you a two needle technique. She will have kits available for purchase in at least three color combos :)

$15.00 Plus kit

Winona

Silver Wire Fusing
Jan
28
3:00 pm15:00

Silver Wire Fusing

Learn the basics of fusing by making your own fun and funky chain and components to add something new and unique to your jewelry. This is a fun and simple technique that can be done at home safely and quickly.  In this class you will learn how to set a safe and productive workstation, cut nice, flush jump rings, fuse and link rings together to make a chain bracelet, texture and shape your fused rings.

$45.00

Irene

Mixed Metal Riveting and Etching
Jan
20
12:00 pm12:00

Mixed Metal Riveting and Etching

Have you ever wondered how a design is added to metal? One way to do it is with a rolling mill, if you are lucky enough to own one, if not...Etching is your answer! We will learn how to etch on copper and brass base metals, add texture by hammering, punch and rivet pieces together for a layered look. A patina can be added to your pieces to bring out the detail if desired. Class fee includes instruction, use of stamps, ink, tools & etching solution. Copper & brass shapes, & rivets can be purchased from the shop prior to class.

$60.00

 

Multi Strand Bracelet
Jan
19
6:00 pm18:00

Multi Strand Bracelet

With this Multi Strand Bracelet you will learn knotting and some leather work including eyelet setting. You will need a mix of approximately 60 beads and a button. we will supply the leather pieces.

$35.00

Irene

Wire Wrapped Key
Jan
14
1:00 pm13:00

Wire Wrapped Key

Winona will be teaching you some nifty wire techniques in this class. This technique will be able to be used on different types of keys. Even if you have good wire skills you'll surely be able to pick up some new tricks! 

 

Basic Soldering/tinning
Dec
1
6:00 pm18:00

Basic Soldering/tinning

This is a basic soldering/tinning technique sure to give you the bug to learn more. You will need a soldering iron for this class.

Cost: $35

Instructor: Irene

Form Fold Leaf Earrings
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

Form Fold Leaf Earrings

Foldforming is a metalsmithing technique developed by Charles Lewton-Brain in 1985 and is the only new metalsmithing technique developed in the last thousand years. Foldforming is the process of folding, hammering, annealing and unfolding sheet metal to form organic 3-Dshapes; many that are found in nature, such as, leaves, flowers and rams horns. In our projectwe will use the forged line-fold to produce leaves that we will make into earrings.

Thursday Nov. 17th 6-8pm

$35.00

Donna Gunn

Hoop Delight Earrings
Nov
13
12:00 pm12:00

Hoop Delight Earrings

In this class we will be exploring design stamping, shaping and hand forging of sheet metal. We will be shaping our earwires. You will also learn the basics of tumbling, patina and polishing, which are all part of creating this great pair of light-weight hoops.

You will have a choice of two different sizes and dozens of design choices. Come join in on the fun!

$65.00

Theresa Fosdick

BYOB Bring your own belt
Nov
3
6:00 pm18:00

BYOB Bring your own belt

I will be showing you various ways to attach metal pieces to your old cool belts, depending on the look you intend on achieving. We can rivet or stitch. Clasps are optional as well.

$35.00

Irene

 

Tornado Earrings
Oct
6
6:00 pm18:00

Tornado Earrings

  • You will use a butane torch to make 22 and 20 gauge headpins, wrap wire to make the tornado beads and earwires, and assemble your earrings. Basic wire wrapping skills are recommended.

  • $35.00

  • Donna Gunn

Freckled Pear Finishing Workshops
Aug
27
11:00 am11:00

Freckled Pear Finishing Workshops

 Have a Freckled Pear project that is still a work in progress?  Let's fix that!  Come bead with us!  Bring your Freckled Pear workshop project or kit and bead among friends with Melissa & Kelly on hand to help as needed.  This day is free of charge but you will need to register to reserve your spot.  Space is limited.
Register @ Garden of Beaden, Upland (909) 949-7107

 

Melissa

Henna Tattooing
Aug
18
4:00 pm16:00

Henna Tattooing

Come to the Garden of Beaden for your henna tattoo, Ellen does beautiful work! prices range from 5.00-25.00. please call to reserve your time. We'll need to know you are coming so we have enough henna, so please rsvp.