Classes Winter - Spring 2017

KanduBeads offers 3 different flavors of classes: Saturday Skill Builders and Creative Challenge Classes & Bead N B!tch

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Saturday Skill Builders are fun, one hour, project based classes geared toward introducing students to basic jewelry making tutorial techniques. Saturday Skill Builder Classes are offered nearly every Saturday from 11am-12pm. These classes are FREE with a minimum $15.00 materials purchase. Bring a friend, the more the merrier! Build your jewelry making confidence in these fun, instructional classes. Pre-registration of $15.00 is not required for these classes but is strongly recommended. We can only guarantee space with paid enrollment. Most classes can only hold 10-16 students.

    Creative Challenge Classes are more in depth, hands on classes taught by masters in their specialties and are offered at different times throughout the month and at different price points. Taught by a variety of instructors adept in not only Beading but Polymer Clay, Glass Blowing, Metal Smithing, Photography and more, these classes are geared toward creatively and skill refinement. Registration is required for these classes and most seats sell out quickly.
    Early registration is strongly recommended as classes fill up quickly.

    Bead N B!tch: Are fun social gatherings. All materials are included. We encourage our guests to be social and BYO wine, snacks and friends. These are for adults only. 

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    Beaded Chain and Pendant Class

    Beaded Chain & Pendant

    Sat. Feb. 18th 11am-12pm

    *New to Our Class Line UP*

    Using Beads Chain and a Focal piece learn to make a high style necklace. We will help you work out your design and the techniques to complete your vision.


    Beginners Welcome




    Polymer Fairies:

    Sat, Feb. 25th, 1 pm- 5 pm

    *New Addition to Our Class Line Up*

    Our very own Debbie Jaffe will teach you how to sculpt your very own polymer fairies complete with wings and wishes.



     Plus Required Materials Purchase                   


    Dream Catcher Class at KanduBeads

    Dream Catchers

    Sat, Feb. 25th, 11:00am-12:00pm


    Catch your dreams in this class by using recycled sari silk and gorgeous, light catching crystals to create a one of a kind piece you can hang in your bedroom or decorate your cubicle with! The possibilities are endless in this class!  





    Beaded Handmade Chain

    Sat., Mar. 4th, 11am-12pm


    Using Beads, Wire and creativity learn to make a one of a kind beaded chain as unique as you are.


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome




    Empress Bracelet Class at KanduBeads

    Empress Wire Wrapped Bracelet

    Thursday, Mar. 8th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


    Using hand tools & wire Debbie will guide you through this beautiful design demystifying wire wrapping.


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome



    Plus Required Materials Purchase                   



    Stranded Leather Infinity Necklace

    Sat., Mar. 11th, 11am-12pm

    Using Beads and leather cording create one of the most popular styles of the year. 


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome




    Sterling Silver & Gemstone Ring Class:

    Tue. March 14, 6:00-8:30pm


    Learn to form and solder your own sterling silver ring for a small cabochon. This rewarding class will bring your silversmithing skills to the next level.



    Plus Required Materials Purchase                   


    Fashion Swap Party:

    Wed., Mar. 15th, 6:30-8:30pm


    Update your tired wardrobe with help from professional stylist Nichole Corrina Bainer. Bring 5 one size fits all items from your current wardrobe to trade with others. Bring wine & snacks, and get ready to laugh, win, and learn about fashion from a pro!



    + 1 used clothing item for charity includes door prizes and raffles



    Sterling Silver Sketch:

    Thurs. March 16, 6:00-8:30pm


    Learn to solder sterling silver and bring home a wonderful pendant designed and made by you. This class will teach the basics of soldering metals, forming sterling silver and soldering with a handheld torch from Metalsmith and Jewelry Designer, Debbie Jaffe. No experience necessary.


    Beaded Sunset Pendant Necklace

    Sat, Mar. 18th, 11:00am-12:00pm


    Learn to make this extremely popular wire wrapped and beaded pendant. Yours will be as unique as a sunset.




    Spring Awakening Meditation & Bracelet Making

    Wed., Mar. 22th, 6:30-8:30pm


    *New Addition to Our Class Line Up*

    L.Muller will guide us through a 45-minute meditation focusing on spring renewal, getting clutter out of your life and reducing stress. You will also make a bracelet as a physical reminder of mindfulness

    $55.00 includes required materials



    Spring Leaf Necklace

    Sat, Mar. 25th, 11:00am-12:00pm


    Learn to make this extremely popular necklace style. Channel your inner flapper or flowerchild the possibilities are endless. You will learn the techniques to make a necklace and your own statement.

    Tweens and Beginners Welcome




    Woodland Waterfall Earrings

    Sat, Apr 1st, 11:00am-12:00pm


    Learn to use wire, chain, and any beads you like to make wonderful earrings which are as one of a kind as you are.

    Tweens and Beginners Welcome




    Pharaoh Chain Bracelet Class at KanduBeads

    Pharaoh’s Chain

    Tues, Apr 4th, 6:30am-8:00pm


    D. Jaffe owner of KanduBeads will teach this impressive handmade chain as old as the Pharaohs themselves.


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome 


    Plus required materials purchase


    Memory Hoop Multimedia Necklace

    Sat, Apr 8th, 11:00am-12:00pm*

    New Addition to Our Class Line Up*

    Using memory wire, beads, chain, or leather, you will learn to make a necklace focal which holds it shape for a special twist on designing.


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome




    Wire Wrapped Crystal Cages

    Thurs, Apr 13th, 6:30pm-8:00pm


    Have a stone you love but have no idea what to do with it? Let Debbie teach you a simple wire wrapping technique.  Work fast and make another one for a friend! Yeah, it’s that easy!


    Tweens and Beginners Welcome 



    Plus required materials purchase


    Personal Mala Making

    Sat, Apr. 15th 11:00am-12:00pm


    Personal Mala Making Class. In this free spirited class you will learn the basics of making a personal mala Necklace, some of the principals around mala making and finding inner peace through beading.




    Jacob’s Ladder Chain

    Sat, Apr. 22 11:00am-12:00pm


    This fluid beaded chain will have you rethinking all of your future designs. This bracelet is easy to make and oh so fulfilling. Fall in love with chain!

    Tweens and Beginners Welcome 





    KanduBeads winter 2017 Class offerings

    To Enroll in Any Class Call 203-439-8689

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