Beading Evening Class
Take a look above to see examples of what can be made on this class. These images are of students and tutors work.
This class runs from 6.30pm-9pm once a week from the start date for five consecutive weeks. Please note: we don't close for bank holidays.
This 5 week evening course is a great introduction to beginners' and slightly more intermediate beading techniques.
You will learn skills including correct use of tools, creating various profiles of jewellery such as earrings, rings, bracelets and even a statement necklace or two.
Students usually make 10 or more finished pieces to take home over the course.
Book early to avoid disappointed.
Techniques covered in this class include:
- Design techniques for making and creating beautiful beaded jewellery.
- Using range of beading tools and findings.
- Creating loops and connections.
- Making your own findings such as ear hooks and clasps.
- Various ways of incorporating beads, gemstones and chain into professional quality jewellery including basic wire wrapping.
- How to professionally assemble and finish your jewellery.
Week 1 - Make your own ear wires, followed by simple drop earrings and chain tassel earrings
Week 2 - Stacking Bangles x 2 with Filigree Charm and beads
Week 3 - Necklace with decorative components including making your own clasps
Week 4 - Double Row Necklace including handmade clasp
Week 5 - Cocktail Ring and single stone wrapped ring
What you need to bring to this class:
For this class you don't need to bring anything but yourself as everything is provided. However if you have any ideas of what you would like to make, feel free to bring pictures, sketches or ideas.
As with all of our classes, all materials are included in the cost of the class as well as plenty of tea, coffee and luxury biscuits! The classes are all run by expert tutors with years of professional experience who are friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention and the maximum number of students for this class is 8.
If you have any questions regarding this, or other courses please don't hesitate to get in touch.
What some of our students have said about this class
'A wonderful introduction for any novice beader' -K. Lloyd
'Simply loved It!' - David Isaacson
'Excellent class, we started on this venture as a group of strangers and somehow along the way became friends... oh, and the jewellery making was great too' - Sarah Sainsbury
'Great teachers and a very lively and enjoyable class, I would recommend this class to anyone' - Helen Lapwood
'It was great being able to see the results each week and have lovely jewellery to take away - I was always very popular in the office the day after jewellery class, everyone wanted to see what new creations I had made! Thanks for the great class' - Nina Oswald
'Loved the class and I now have a new found love of jewellery making, I'm sure I will be back soon' - Tia Elliot
'Great value and great fun - I loved every minute of it!' - Erica Zimmerman
'Terrific course - really inspiring start to beading!' - Lucy Whitcutt
'Jewellery in shops is unbelievably expensive, especially when you realise how simple it is to make them at LJS. Its a lot of fun' - Kavita Balasubramaniem
Please Note: Our classes are suitable for those aged 16 and over & for health and safety reasons, all students need to wear closed toe shoes when coming to the workshop. If you have any access requirements, please contact us before booking a course. And due to our small class sizes we are unable to offer transfers or refunds on our courses once booked. Please make sure you can make the date before booking. Thanks LJS x