Heart Bead Classes and Events

Our classes change seasonally so check back here to see what is being offered this month! Feel free to call and have us add your name and phone number to a class interest list as well.

Contact information: (707) 826-9577 to sign up/pay over the phone!

Autumn 2018 CLASSES

Heart Bead’s Herringbone Wirework class

Saturday November 10th, 10 am-noonish.

This class teaches how to create a herringbone wire wrap around a center bead or stone. This technique creates a twisted galaxy of wire which can be linked together to form a bracelet, necklace, or used singly to create earrings. Students will leave with a completed bracelet or enough materials to explore adding this wrap to work of their own. Materials and a 10% coupon included in this $40 class fee.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

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Heart Bead’s Pearl Knotting Class

Last offered: Sunday Oct 14th 11-1pm (New Day and Time!)

This class teaches the traditional method of stringing pearls with knots between each pearl. In this class, we will use silk beading cord and tweezers to precisely place knots between beads of any size. This class fee includes glass pearls, silk cord, knotting tweezers, and findings to clasp. All students have a finished bracelet and a 10% off coupon at the end of class to take home. Class fee $40.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

Heart Bead’s Basic Wirework Class

Last offered: Saturday, October 20th, 10am-Noon-ish

This class teaches the basic wire looping & wrapping techniques needed to make everything from earrings to chain necklaces and beyond! As time permits, earrings and linked necklace design aspects will be covered and any specific project questions you may bring. Basic materials, tool usage, and a 10% discount coupon included in the $30 fee.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

 

Heart Bead’s Stone-Wrapping Workshop

Last offered: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 @ 10 am-12:30ish

This class introduces the basic basket-wrap and a more advanced frame-wrap for securely wrapping stones and found objects without holes.  It’s perfect for agates and shells and beach glass. As time permits, advanced styles of wrapping options will be covered as well as decorative wire working techniques and styles. Basic materials, tool usage, and a 10% discount coupon included in the $40 fee.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

Heart Bead’s Woven Wire Ring Class

Last Offered: Saturday, September 29th, 10 am-noonish

This new ring class introduces the techniques of weaving with wire. Learn how to weave a wire bezel around a center bead to embellish your ring in a unique way. This wire-weaving technique can also be adapted to other beading projects such as stone wrapping and pendant creation. This class includes a wooden ring clamp for you to take home. All materials and tool use included in the $40 class fee.

Heart Bead’s Ladder-Wrap Bracelet Class

Last Offered: Sunday, September 9th, 11am-1pm

This project-based class teaches how to make the trendy multi-wrap bracelets you see in so many stores! Create a double-wrapped version of this popular style bracelet with a button closure in your chosen color palette. Techniques can be adapted for any length bracelet or type of bead you wish to use. All materials and tool use are included in the $40 class fee.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

Heart Bead’s Advanced Wirework Class

Last offered:  Saturday, August 25th, 2018 10 am – 12:30ish

In this class, custom handmade wire shapes and jewelry enhancement will be explored. Unique earwires, headpins, and other findings can be created and will be formed in this class using pliers, hammer, anvil and other tools to stabilize the wire forms. Basic materials, tool usage, and a 10% discount coupon included in the $40 fee.

Give us a call to sign up; payment is required to register and hold your class space.

Recommended minimum age for classes is 12. Special considerations can be made in special circumstances.

Heart Bead is open every day.

Winter Hours: (October-March)       10am-5pm Monday-Thursday,                                      10am-6 pm Friday and Saturday                 12-4 Sunday

Summer Hours: (April-September) 10am-6pm Mondays-Saturdays and 12-5 Sundays

830 G Street, Arcata CA 95521

(707) 826-9577

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