Jun
30
12:00 pm12:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

Introduction to Jewelry Making         $20 (Kit Est. $15 Based on Beads you Select)             

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just three hours. The supply cost varies based on the beads you selectAll classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jul
1
2:00 pm14:00

Sweet Pea Chain Maille Bracelet with Elizabeth Himes

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

This is a Marilyn Gardiner kit with instruction by Elizabeth Himes. A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jul
7
12:00 am00:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 Plus (kit estimate $15)
3.5 hours

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. The supply cost varies based on the beads you select. A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Silver-Smithing One Day Workshop - Mounting a Stone

 

ONE DAY WORKSHOP

Bezel Setting a Stone

Class Fee $150 Includes all silver, supplies and tools

 

You will learn how to solder and mount a stone in sterling silver. You will learn to design a pendant, make a bezel, solder it together, set the stone and polish your project. You will also learn to solder additional silver castings to the pendant. This is not just a project class. You will be learning good basic skills that will allow you to make many different projects.

Previous experience in any soldering class is required. You can take the Soldering bangle class and this will prepare you for this intermediate class.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jul
12
5:30 pm17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

Easy Bangles (Introduction to Soldering)

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

This class is the beginning class to a series of classes held every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings and some weekends to build your metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools 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 4 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any of the other Wednesday night intermediate classes.

Class fees are $60 for one class or two classes for $100. Kits in copper are at no charge and sterling silver is available for purchase if you would prefer silver. Call for availability, 210-490-7625.

 

Jul
14
12:00 pm12:00

Loom Plus Bracelet w/ Sue Charette-Hood

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


Learn to use the new 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 bracelet. Sue will also teach you how to end the bracelet and to attach a clasp.

Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

New! Bada Bling Ring

Bada Bling Ring

$35 Plus Kit Estimate of $20

All Levels

Learn to make an absolutely brilliant crystal dinner ring with bi-cone crystals and seed beads. The ring will be completed in class and ready to be worm with your dressy blue jeans or your evening dress. A perfect class to learn bead stitching.

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

Jul
16
12:00 pm12:00

Quatrefoil Earrings & Bracelet

$35 Plus Kit Estimate of $20
All Levels

Learn to stitch a component with the new quadra-lentil and tile beads to create a bracelet or earrings. This class teaches you to stitch using the new two hole beads.
Call the store for availability and registration 210-490-7625

 

Jul
19
5:30 pm17:30

Chase Me - Metal-Smithing Building Your Skills

Chase Me - Basics of Chasing and Repousse'

$60 (Kit is No Charge and Silver will be available for purchase) * Intermediate Level * 4 Hr. Class

No previous silver-smithing experience required.  Learn to chase or make lines or patterns with precsion in metal. Also learn to repousse' and make a pendant.  More in depth information of polishing, patinas and finishing. This class is part of a series of classes designed to build your skills in soldering and forming metal. All supplies are included in $60 class fee. Learn to use the tools, torch, polish and more. 

Each class is $60 or you can purchase two for $100.

 All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

 

 

 

 

 

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Jul
22
2:30 am02:30

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 (Kit estimate $15)
3.5 Hours
This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. The supply cost may vary, based on the beads you select. Call for reservations. Please note: A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. 210-490-7625

Jul
22
10:00 am10:00

Sterling or Copper Wire Link Bracelet

$35 Plus (kit in sterling $30 or Copper $12)
3.5 hours

Would you like to learn how to work with wire and make the gorgeous wire jewelry. In this class you will learn about wire and make loops, wrapped loops, spirals, forging, clasps and more. Our goal will be to make different components to put together a very unique bracelet. 210-490-7625

Jul
26
5:30 pm17:30

Easy Soldered Bracelet with Beads

Easy Soldered Bracelet With Beads

$60 Class Fee * Kit in copper is no charge and Kit in Silver is $25 * All Levels * 4 Hr. Class

This is an entry level class to learn soldering. We make soldered rings and learn to wire wrap beads to this bracelet. This is the first of a series of classes we have on Wednesday evenings and some weekends to learn Table Top Soldering and to build your jewelry making and soldering skills.

The class fee is $60 for one class or two for $100. Call for availability 210-490-7625.

 

Jul
28
12:00 pm12:00

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$25 Plus Kit (estimated $16)
All Levels
4 hours
Learn to hand-knot pearls and beads for the heirloom-style, fluid necklace or bracelet. Call for reservations. Please note: A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. 210-490-7625

Jul
28
5:30 pm17:30

New! Stone Ring Class - Beginning Level

Stone Ring Class

$60 plus sterling silver kit fee $10

Beginning Level Class in Soldering

Learn the basics of soldering sterling silver. 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 class is part of a skill building series of classes to learn metal-smithing and table top soldering. Expand your jewelry making skills.


All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

 

Jul
29
2:30 pm14:30

Easy Soldered Bracelet with Beads

Easy Soldered Bracelet with Beads

Class fee $60 and this includes all supplies and beads in copper a silver kit is $25

 Beginning Level

This is an entry level class to learn soldering. We make soldered rings and and a toggle. We also learn to wire wrap beads to connect the soldered links to make a fun and colorful bracelet.

Call the store 210-490-7625 to reserve your space.

Aug
4
12:00 pm12:00

Kumihimo Woven Bracelet

Class Fee: $40 plus kit estimate of $15.

Learn this ancient Japanese braiding technique with many strands of seed beads or crystals and a disk. This is an entry level class and is fun and easy.

Aug
5
10:00 am10:00

New! Bada Bling Ring

Bada Bling Ring

$35 Plus Kit Estimate of $20

All Levels

Learn to make an absolutely brilliant crystal dinner ring with bi-cone crystals and seed beads. The ring will be completed in class and ready to be worm with your dressy blue jeans or your evening dress. A perfect class to learn bead stitching.

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

 

Aug
5
2:00 pm14:00

Birds Tail Necklace

Birds Tail Necklace

$35 (Kit Est. $20) All Levels

Learn to stitch the new two hold dagger and crescent beads and assorted beads to create a stunning necklace. This necklace is supple and a great project for learning bead stitching.

Call 210-490-7625 to reserve your space.

Aug
12
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

Introduction to Jewelry Making
Class Fee $20 Plus Kit Estimate of $15

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just three hours. The supply cost varies based on the beads you select. All tools are supplied for the class. We have dedicated instructors for each small class.

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Aug
12
2:30 pm14:30

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$25 plus (kit $16 estimate)
All levels
3hrs

Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Aug
16
5:30 pm17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

Easy Bangles (Introduction to Soldering)

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

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 your metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools 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 4 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any of the other Thursday night intermediate classes.

You can purchase a class for $60 or two for $50. The class fees for evening classes are non-refundable.

Aug
20
12:00 pm12:00

Viking Weave with Susan Hughes

Viking Weave Bracelet

Beginning Plus

$35 Plus Kit Fee of $35

An ancient technique dating back to the Vikings. This is so simple to make yet, when completed, looks incredibly complicated. This weave looks great in any color of wire you choose. You can fill it with beads, add beads into the weave or let the weave shine on it's own. 

Call the store for availability and to make a reservation 210-490-7625. Full payment is due at the time of reservation and is non-refundable.

Aug
23
5:30 pm17:30

Shaping & Forming Metal - Domed Earrings

$60 Class Fee (The kit is no charge in copper) (Kit for Sterling Silver is $20)

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 and dome metal and learn to use a disc cutter. This class will teach the basics of forging and you will make a stunning pair of domed and soldered earrings. 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.

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.

Aug
25
12:00 pm12:00

Sterling or Copper Link Bracelet

Sterling or Copper Wire Link Bracelet

Beginning Level * $35 + Kit Copper $12 or Sterling $30

Would you like to learn how to work with wire and make the gorgeous wire jewelry you see around town? In this class you will learn about wire, how to forge and make loops, wrapped loops, spirals, a clasp and more. Great for the beginning wire worker! Our goal is to make different components and put together a very unique bracelet.

Call to make your registration. Full payment is due upon registration and will be non refundable.  Call 210-490-7625 to see is positions are available.

Aug
26
10:00 am10:00

New! Fun Silver Ring With Decorations - Beginning Sodlering

One Day Workshop - Beginning Level

$150 Class Fee - Includes all silver, supplies and tools


Expand your jewelry making skills in this one day workshop. You will learn to size and cut 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.

 

Sep
9
10:00 am10:00

Bada Bling Ring with Sue Charette-Hood

 

Bada Bling Ring

$35 Plus Kit Estimate of $20

All Levels

Learn to make an absolutely brilliant crystal dinner ring with bi-cone crystals and seed beads. The ring will be completed in class and ready to be worm with your dressy blue jeans or your evening dress. A perfect class to learn bead stitching.

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

 

Sep
9
2:00 pm14:00

NEW! Crescent Blossom Pendant

$35 (Kit Estimate $25)
All Levels
4hrs

Learn to stitch a double sided component with the new cresent, mini duos and fire polish beads into a classy pendant.210-490-7625


Jun
25
12:00 am00:00

Tila Pearls Cuff or Pendant

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$35 Plus Kit Estimate of  $25 * All Levels

Learn to stitch a component with tila beads and pearls to create a pendant or attach to a metal cuff bracelet. This show stopper is a statement bracelet.

210-490-7625

Jun
24
2:00 am02:00

Quatrefoil Earrings or Bracelet

$35 Plus Kit Estimate of $20
All Levels

Learn to stitch a component with the new quadralentil and tile beads to create a bracelet or earrings. This class teaches you to stitch using the new two hole beads.
 210-490-7625

Jun
23
12:00 pm12:00

Kumihimo Braiding with Sue Charette-Hood

Kumihimo

$40 plus (kit estimate $15) * All levels * 3 hrs.

Learn this ancient Japanese braiding technique with many strands of  seed beads or crystals.

A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625  

Jun
21
5:30 pm17:30

Solder Chain - Loop in Loop Chain

Fusing Fine Silver - Loop in Loop Chain

$60 (Silver will be available for purchase $20) * Intermediate Level * 4 Hr. Class

Learn to make a beautiful fine silver chain. This class will teach the basics of soldering chain links and fine silver fusing.  Build your skills in soldering and working with metal. Call the store to reserve your space 210-490-7625. The classes are small and are non - refundable.

Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

New! Fun Silver Ring with Decorations - Beginning Soldering

One Day Workshop - Beginning Level

$150 Class Fee - Includes all silver, supplies and tools


Expand your jewelry making skills in this one day workshop. You will learn to size and cut 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.

Jun
16
12:00 pm12:00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

$20 Plus (kit estimate $15)
4 hours

This class is designed for the beginning jewelry artist. Make a single strand necklace and a pair of earrings. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of stringing and design in just a few hours. The supply cost varies based on the beads you select. A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625.

Jun
14
5:30 pm17:30

Easy Bangles - Introduction to Soldering

Easy Bangles (Introduction to Soldering)

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

This class is the beginning class to a series of classes held every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings and some weekends in this quarter to build your metal-smithing skills. This class will teach you to form and solder metal with a hand held torch and how to work with tools 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 4 students and is required to have all costs paid at the time of registration and is non refundable. You can purchase one class for $60 or two for $50. Once you have had this beginning class you can skip to any of the other Wednesday night intermediate classes.

Jun
11
12:00 pm12:00

Autumn Lace - Chain Mail Jewelry

 

Autumn Lace Bracelet:

$35 (Kit Est. $15) All Levels

This bracelet is made with the classic Japanese 12-in-2 weave. This intricate lace like pattern is not difficult to learn.

 

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Jun
10
2:30 pm14:30

Pearl & Bead Knotting

$25 plus ( kit $16 estimate)
All levels
3hrs

Learn to hand knot pearls and beads for the heirloom style fluid necklace or bracelet. A non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your space. All classes must be paid in full 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Sterling Silver or Copper Link Bracelet

Class Fee $35 Plus Kit

Kit in Copper $12 or Sterling Silver $30* All Levels

Would you like to learn how to work with wire and make the gorgeous wire jewelry? In this class you will learn about wire, how to forge and make  loops, wrapped loops, spirals, a clasp and more. Our goal will be to make different components and put together a very unique bracelet.

Call for availability 210-490-7625

Jun
4
12:00 pm12:00

Orbiting Bracelet - Chain Mail Jewelry

Orbiting Bracelet:

This bracelet is made with interlocking enameled jump rings in two different colors. This pattern is easy to learn and the bracelet is stunning. 

All classes must be paid 24 hours prior to date of class. 210-490-7625

Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Beginning Silver-smithing a Stone Pendant One Day Workshop

This is a one day workshop on how to mount a single stone in sterling silver. We do require any soldering experience. (First take our Bangle Class to learn basic skills in soldering.) You must be familiar with the torch and solder. Build your skills with this one day workshop. Learn to bezel set a stone and to add accents and texture to enhance your design.  Class fee $150 and this includes all silver, supplies, stones and tools. You will complete a pendant in this class.

This is a one day workshop on how to mount a single stone in sterling silver. We do require any soldering experience. (First take our Bangle Class to learn basic skills in soldering.) You must be familiar with the torch and solder. Build your skills with this one day workshop. Learn to bezel set a stone and to add accents and texture to enhance your design.  Class fee $150 and this includes all silver, supplies, stones and tools. You will complete a pendant in this class.

May
27
2:30 pm14:30

Easy Soldered Bracelet

$60 The Class Fee includes your kit in copper. If you want sterling the kit is an additional $25.
4 Hour Class


This is part of a Learn To Solder series of classes held on Wednesday evening and on some weekends. This class will launch you into the world of table top soldering. Learn to solder rings and attach furnace glass beads to make this unique and colorful bracelet. There are follow up classes that are for building your skills in this fun class. You can purchase two classes for $50 each or one for $60 to step up your jewelry making skills.

210-490-7625

May
25
5:30 pm17:30

Domed Earrings - Shaping and Forming Metal

 

Shaping & Forming Metal - Domed Earrings

$60 (There is no kit but silver will be available for purchase) * Intermediate Level * 4 Hr. Class

This class requires previous metal-smithing experience or Bangle Class.  Learn to form and dome metal and how to use a disc cutter. This class will teach the basics forging, soldering and you will make a stunning pair of domed earrings. Build your skills in soldering and forming metal. 

The evening classes are $60 but you can purchase two for $100. All fees are non refundable.

 

May
17
5:30 pm17:30

Soldering Hollow Beads

Hollow Beads

$60 (Kit is No Charge in Copper and Silver will be available for purchase) * Intermediate Level * 4 Hr. Class

Learn to make hollow form beads. This class will teach the basics of hollow forms to build your skills in soldering and forming metal. Learn to use the tools, torch, polish and more. This class requires you to have had a previous soldering class.

The evening silversmithing classes require you to pay upon registration the $60. If you purchase two classes the fee is $100.

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May
13
10:00 am10:00

Byzantine Chain Mail Bracelet with Jenny Himes

Byzantine Bracelet:

$35 (Kit Est. $20 up) All Levels

The Byzantine weave is an ancient and classic 4 in 1 weave. Learn to make this great bracelet. This is a very easy introductory class in the method of chain mail. Kits are available in enameled or sterling silver jump rings.

 

Mar
23
5:30 pm17:30

Chasing And Repousse' - Beginning Silversmithing Class

Chase Me - Basics of Chasing and Repousse

$60 Fee includes supplies * All Levels * 4 Hr. Class

Buy one evening class for $60 or Two for $50

This class is great for all beginners and is open to all level of students. Learn to cut, file and shape metal. Transfer a design onto the metal and learn to chase beautiful lines to make patterns or prepare for repousse'. Learn to repousse' or move metal in low relief. This class is part of the Learn To Solder and Metal Smith Classes now available on Wednesday evenings and some weekends. You can purchase two classes for $50 each or one for $60. These classes are skill building classes in working with metal.

This class requires full payment to reserve a space. 210-490-7625