Nov
28
5:30 PM17:30

Spinner Ring Class

$60 plus Sterling Silver Kit fee $23
Intermediate Class requiring previous soldering experience.

Learn to make a stunning ring with a pattern or texture. Learn to solder the base ring and the spinning wire then shape and polish. a This is a skill building class to expand your metals skills. You can one class for $60 or you can schedule two for $50 each.

All metals classes are non-refundable or transferable. The classes are very small and informative. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Silversmithing - Bezel Setting a Stone Pendant

Beginning Plus
$165 Class Fee - Class fee includes all supplies and sterling silver

This is a one day entry level workshop. All stones, silver, supplies and tools are furnished for the class.  You will learn how to solder sterling silver.  Learn to design a stunning  pendant, make a bezel, solder it together, set the stone, and polish your project. We also learn to solder on various castings to decorate your pendant. This is not just a project class.  You will be learning good basic skills that will allow you to make many different projects. We also have skill building skills in metals on Wednesday evening, please check the schedule.

All class fees on this class must be paid in full when you make your reservation and are non-refundable or transferable. Please call to schedule your class 210-490-7625.

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Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

Easy Bangles (Introduction to Soldering)

$60 (Plus a Kit) A kit is No Charge in Copper and Silver will be available for purchase) * Entry Level * 4 Hr. Class

This is an entry level class to learn soldering. This class is the beginning class to a series of classes held every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings and some week ends to build metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools, solder and to create stunning projects. Each class on Wednesday evening is a different project and is designed to build your skills in metals. This class has only 5 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable or transferable. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any intermediate classes in metals and soldering.

You can purchase a class for $60 or two for $50. The class fees for evening classes are non-refundable due to demand. Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place.

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 (Kit estimate $15) The kit fee varies based on the beads you select.
3.5 Hours

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. Learn many different techniques that will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. Learn from a dedicated instruction how to crimp, wire wrap and more!

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$30 plus (kit $16 estimate and is based on the beads you select)
All levels * 3 Hour Class

Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. This ancient technique is easy to learn and fun to do.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required to or all class fees are forfeited

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check availability.

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Nov
21
5:30 PM17:30

Sawing & Soldering Textured Earrings

 

$60 Class Fee includes kit in copper. If you want sterling the kit is an additional $20 * You Need to Bring a Saw and #2 Blades * 4 Hour Class  Intermediate Class
 

This class will launch you into the world of table top soldering and sawing. You will learn the ins-and-outs of sawing different types of projects. You will also learn to saw, texture and solder an earring that I love!  There are skill building classes that are for building your skills in metals and soldering. 

You can purchase a class for $60 or two for $50. The class fees for evening classes are non-refundable due to demand. Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check for availability.

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Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

New! Eleanore - Bead Embroidery with Sue Charette-Hood

 

$40 Class Fee for Each Day Plus Kit Estimate $45 * All Levels * 4 Hr. Class

Learn bead embroidery techniques to stitch a beautiful Medieval looking pendant. Students will bezel a navette, stitch it onto a vintage fillagre component and embellish with pearls, fire polish beads and seed beads. A metal dangle component will complete the pendant.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

 

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Nov
16
12:00 PM12:00

Pearl & Bead Knotting

 

$30 plus (kit $16 estimate and is based on the beads you select)
All levels * 3 Hour Class


Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. This ancient technique is easy to learn and fun to do.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required to or all class fees are forfeited

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check availability.

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Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

Making Chain Link Bracelet - Silversmithing Evening Class

 

$60 (Copper is free) (Sterling kit is $20)

Learn to make various links for chains. We will make a bracelet a popular link. Practice up your silver soldering with this new class. This class requires previous metal-smithing and soldering experience and is an intermediate class. This is part of the metal classes to build your skills every Wednesday evening.

All metals classes are very small and are non-refundable or transferable. Payment is due in full to reserve your place. Please call 210-490-7625. 

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Nov
11
12:00 PM12:00

Sweet Pea Chain Maille Bracelet with Elizabeth Himes

Sweet Pea Chain Maille Bracelet

$35 (Kit Est. $20 up)
All Levels * 4hrs

This is a Marilyn Gardiner kit with instruction by Elizabeth Himes. This wonderful dimensional bracelet is easy to learn. Use the clear step by step instructions to learn this beautiful bracelet.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation. 

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Using Sizzix for Leather Creations Workshop with Celine Thomasson

$55.00 plus Kit, Beginner Plus

Bring your lunch for this fun and innovative workshop on working with leather and Sizzix. Learn to use Sizzix for leather creations and attach leather onto leather. Learn to paint, attach clasps, use scraps and make a truly unique leather bracelet.  This class is a great class to learn to work with leather.

Be sure to RSVP. Call the store to check availability and to register 210-490-7625. Full payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable.

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Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 (Kit estimate $15) The kit fee varies based on the beads you select.
3.5 Hours

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. Learn many different techniques that will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. Learn from a dedicated instruction how to crimp, wire wrap and more!

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

$60 (Plus a Kit) A kit is No Charge in Copper and Silver will be available for purchase) * Entry Level Plus* 4 Hr. Class

This is an entry level class to learn soldering. This class is the beginning class to a series of classes held every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings and some week ends to build metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools, solder and to create stunning projects. Each class on Wednesday evening is a different project and is designed to build your skills in metals. This class has only 5 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable or transferable. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any intermediate classes in metals and soldering.

You can purchase a class for $60 or two for $50. The class fees for evening classes are non-refundable due to demand. Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place.

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Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Decorative Sterling Silver Ring - Beginning Soldering

One Day Workshop - Beginning Level

$165 Class Fee - Includes all silver,  silver decorations, supplies and tools

An Entry Level Class

Expand your jewelry making skills in this one day workshop. You will learn to size, cut and texture the silver for a ring. You will also learn to solder various decorations to the ring. You will learn to shape, form, pantina and texture. This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. You will be learning good basic skills that will allow you to make many different soldered projects.

Full payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable or transferable. Call for availability 210-490-7625.

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Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

Pretty Woman Bead Embroidery Class with Sue Charette-Hood

$40 (Kit Est. $30) All Levels

Learn several basic bead embroidery techniques to stitch a beautiful pendant using a glass button, sparkly cup chain and seed beads. The students will select how to dangle the pendant and you will have several options. Learn to back stitch, whip stitch, peyote stitch and stop stitch techniques. 

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited.

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your space.

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Oct
26
12:00 PM12:00

Loom Plus Bracelet - Beginning Looming

Loom Plus Bracelet - Beginning Looming

$35 (Kit Estimate $20)
All Levels * 4 Hours


Learn to use the Rick’s Beading Loom and you will love it. It is very easy to use and has only two ends left on each end to finish the bracelet. Sue will also teach you how to end the bracelet and to attach a clasp. Bead looming is fun and easy to learn.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

New! Spinner Ring Class

$60 plus Sterling Silver Kit fee $23
Intermediate Class requiring previous soldering experience.

Learn to make a stunning ring with a pattern or texture. Learn to solder the base ring and the spinning wire then shape and polish. a This is a skill building class to expand your metals skills.

All metals classes are non-refundable or transferable. The classes are very small and informative. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Cuff Bracelet with Celine Thomasson

$40 Plus Kit (Kits estimate $25.00)

Learn to work with leather and make a stunning bracelet in this 4 hour class. Learn to attach clasps, paint, cut and more. This class is one of the several leather classes we will be having.

Be sure to RSVP.Call the store to check availability and to register 210-490-7625. Full payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable.

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Oct
17
5:30 PM17:30

New! Hollow Form Earrings

$60 Class Fee (The kit is no charge in copper, Kit for Sterling Silver is $35)

This class requires previous metal-smithing or soldering experience. Please take the Bangle Class or other entry level soldering class before taking this class.

Learn to form, stamp and dome copper or silver and make a stunning hollow form earring. This class will teach the basics of forging, soldering and stamping. Learn to work with hollow forms. Build your skills in soldering and forming metal, texturing and using patinas. This class is part of a series of Wednesday evening skill building classes with Barbara Garrett.

All evening classes are non-refundable and are due when you reserve your place. Please call the store for availability and reservation 210-490-7625. All classes must be paid in advance in full and are non - refundable or transferable.

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Oct
14
12:00 PM12:00

Stone Ring Class

Stone Ring Class

$60 plus sterling silver kit fee $30 (includes selection of stones and sterling)

Intermediate Class requiring previous soldering experience.

Learn to make a stunning ring with a pattern or texture and shape the ring. You will solder on the bezel for the stone and mount the stone.  You will also learn to polish, patina and texture. This is a skill building class to expand your metals skills.


All metals classes are non-refundable or transferable. The classes are very small and informative. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.
 

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Silversmithing - Bezel Setting a Stone Pendant

All levels
Class Fee $165 Includes all silver and supplies.

This is a one day entry level workshop. All stones, silver, supplies and tools are furnished for the class.  You will learn how to solder sterling silver. Learn to design a stunning  pendant, make a bezel, solder it together, set the stone, and polish your project. We also learn to solder on various castings to decorate your pendant. This is not just a project class. You will be learning good basic skills that will allow you to make many different projects. We also have skill building skills in metals on Wednesday evening, please check the schedule.

All class fees on this class must be paid in full when you make your reservation and are non-refundable or transferable. Please call to schedule your class 210-490-7625.

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Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

Pearl & Bead Knotting

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$30 plus (kit $16 estimate and is based on the beads you select)
All levels * 3 Hour Class


Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. This ancient technique is easy to learn and fun to do.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required to or all class fees are forfeited

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check availability.

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Oct
10
5:30 PM17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

$60 (Plus a Kit) A kit is No Charge in Copper and Silver will be available for purchase) * Entry Level * 4 Hr. Class

This is an entry level class to learn soldering. This class is the beginning class to a series of classes held every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings and some week ends to build metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools, solder and to create stunning projects. Each class on Wednesday evening is a different project and is designed to build your skills in metals. This class has only 5 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable or transferable. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any intermediate classes in metals and soldering.

You can purchase a class for $60 or two for $50. The class fees for evening classes are non-refundable due to demand. Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place.

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Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$30 plus (kit $16 estimate and is based on the beads you select)
All levels * 3 Hour Class

Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. This ancient technique is easy to learn and fun to do.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required to or all class fees are forfeited.

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check availability.

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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 (Kit estimate $15) The kit fee varies based on the beads you select.
3.5 Hours

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. Learn many different techniques that will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. Learn from a dedicated instructor how to crimp, wire wrap, and more.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Sep
30
12:00 PM12:00

Tudor Bracelet II - Bead Embroidery with Sue Charette-Hood

Two Seperate Class Sessions

Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 for 4 hours each day.

$40 Class Fee for Each Day Plus Kit Estimate $45 * All Levels * 4 Hr. Class

Learn how to make a beautiful "Elizabethan" style cuff using several basic bead embroidery techniques. This is an 8 hour class that will be taught in two class sessions. In the first 4 hour class, students will create the crystal component followed by a second 4 hour class to make the cuff on Sept. 23.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

 

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Sep
27
2:30 PM14:30

National Instructor Diane Whiting

National Instructor Diana Whiting - High Society Class

INTERMEDIATE CLASS!  Please no beginners.

Class Sept. 27 * 10am to 2 & 2:30 to 6:30 pm

Only two classes will be held on Thursday. Diane will be teaching her High Society necklace which she taught at the last Bead & Button show. This class was one of the most popular classes and is just awesome! The class fee is $50 and is non-refundable and she will have kits in a variety of colorways available to purchase.

Please be sure to call 210-490-7625 to reserve your space before class.

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Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

National Instructor Diane Whiting

National Instructor Diana Whiting - High Society Class

INTERMEDIATE CLASS!  Please no beginners.

Class Sept. 27 * 10am to 2 & 2:30 to 6:30 pm

Only two classes will be held on Thursday. Diane will be teaching her High Society necklace which she taught at the last Bead & Button show. This class was one of the most popular classes and is just awesome! The class fee is $50 and is non-refundable and she will have kits in a variety of colorways available to purchase.

Please be sure to call 210-490-7625 to reserve your space before class.

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Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

Making Chain Link Bracelet - Silversmithing Evening Class

 

$60 (Copper is free) (Sterling kit is $20)

Learn to make various links for chains. We will make a bracelet a popular link. Practice up your silver soldering with this new class. This class requires previous metal-smithing and soldering experience and is an intermediate class. This is part of the metal classes to build your skills every Wednesday evening.

All metals classes are very small and are non-refundable or transferable. Payment is due in full to reserve your place. Please call 210-490-7625. 

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Sep
19
5:30 PM17:30

Stone Ring Class

$60 plus sterling silver kit fee $30

Intermediate Class requiring previous soldering experience.

Learn to make a stunning ring with a pattern or texture and shape the ring. You will solder on the bezel for the stone and mount the stone. You will also learn to polish, patina and texture. This is a skill building class to expand your metals skills.

All metals classes are non-refundable or transferable. The classes are very small and informative. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

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Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Tudor Bracelet I - Bead Embroidery with Sue Charette-Hood

Two Seperate Class Sessions

Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 for 4 hours each day.

$40 Class Fee for Each Day Plus Kit Estimate $45 * All Levels * 4 Hr. Class

Learn how to make a beautiful "Elizabethan" style cuff using several basic bead embroidery techniques. This is an 8 hour class that will be taught in two class sessions. In the first 4 hour class, students will create the crystal component followed by a second 4 hour class to make the cuff.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space of $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required or all class fees are forfeited. Call 210-490-7625 to make your reservation.

 

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Twisted Herringbone Bracelet with Denise Nance

$35 Plus (Kit Est. $12) 
4 Hour Class

This class is designed to start at the beginning and learn to do beautiful bead stitching. You will learn how to design a pattern and stitch a twisted herringbone bracelet or necklace. 

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space or $20 of your class fee or coupon. All class fees must be paid in full 24 hours prior to the date of the class. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required to or all class fees are forfeited.

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your place and to check availability.

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