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INTRODUCTORY CLASS: STRINGING
Learn to design and make your own necklace or bracelet. This class will introduce you to all the different types of stringing materials and tools as well as how to attach a clasp. You will design and make one bracelet in the class using semi precious stones. Absolutely no experience necessary. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $45 (includes all materials.)
Wed Jul 24   11:30 AM         Sun Aug 11  12:30 PM
Sat Aug 3   11:30 AM         Wed Aug 14  11:30 AM
Mon Aug 5   11:30 AM         Sat Aug 31  11:30 AM
Thu Aug 8   11:30 AM          
BEADWEAVING BASICS - PART 1
Come learn Bead Weaving Basics, the art of weaving jewelry with just a needle, thread, and beads. In this comprehensive, 2 PART intro class you will learn about the best stringing materials, beads, and needles to use for your projects; how to read a bead weaving pattern, and the three variations of the most basic stitch: even-count peyote, two-drop peyote, and odd-count peyote. You will make your own bracelet: in PART 1 you will learn the stitches, then choose one to make your breaclet, where you will finish this step at home. In PART 2 you will learn to embellish the band you started, and attach a clasp. Taught by Sandra. Practice materials included (final project materials extra). 3 hrs each session. $45 for part 1. Attendance at both sessions required.
Tue Aug 6   11:30 AM          
BEADWEAVING BASICS - PART 2
THIS CLASS IS THE SECOND HALF OF BEADWEAVING BASICS. In this session you will take the band you beaded at home and learn different ways to embellish the edges, plus how to attach the clasp of your choice. Allow 3 hours, taught by Sandra. PREREQUISITE: PART 1. $40
Tue Aug 13   11:30 AM          
INTRODUCTORY CLASS: WIRE WRAPPING
In this class you will design and make a pair of dangling earrings (either 2-drop or 3-drop) using semi precious stones. You will learn how to select the best wire for your project and two approaches to attaching beads so they dangle from your piece. No pre-requisites or experience is necessary to take this class, but we suggest that you take Introduction to Stringing first. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $45(includes all materials.)
Mon Jul 22   11:30 AM         Wed Aug 7  11:30 AM
Thu Jul 25   11:30 AM         Mon Aug 19  11:30 AM
Fri Aug 2   11:30 AM         Thu Aug 29  11:30 AM
Sun Aug 4   12:30 PM          
INTRODUCTORY CLASS: KNOTTING WITH SILK
Knotting not only protects delicate beads, but the knots can be used as a design element; knotting with leather is especially popular today. In this class you will make a 'tin cup' style necklace with large fresh water pearls, Swarovski bicones, and a sterling silver clasp. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $45(includes all materials).
Fri Jul 19   11:30 AM          
Fri Aug 9   11:30 AM          
Tue Aug 27   11:30 AM          
DELICATE RINGS WITH SULIE GIRARDI
This ring is made of sterling silver clay, and therefore although it is delicate, the ring is also sturdy. Students will learn to construct a ring without using a ring mandrel, as well as master an unusual stone setting technique. Previous familiarity with metal clay will be helpful, and students will need to work with patience. This is an Intermediate level class. Allow 3 hours. Fee: $145, includes kit and use of all tools.
Fri Aug 16   10:00 AM          
FILIGREE EARRINGS WITH SULIE GIRARDI
Master the art of working with syringe metal clay while creating a lovely pair of earrings.. Choose from several elegant designs, then learn how to apply the syringe evenly and securely. After firing, adorn your earrings with your choice of gemstone briolettes. Appropriate for beginners, allow 3 hours. Fee: $165, includes kit and use of all tools. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi.
Sat Aug 17   2:00 PM          
INTRODUCTION TO METAL CLAY WITH SULIE GIRARDI
If you have ever been curious about this fascinating medium, this class is for you! We will learn the basics about metal clay: how to roll, texturize and form it. Students will make a piece of their own design (pendant or dangle earrings), and torch fire it. After polishing, you can wear your piece home! Perect for absolute beginners or anyone who wants to reaquaint themselves with metal clay. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi. Allow 3 hours. Cost: $145 includes kit and use of all tools & materials.
Thu Aug 15   10:00 AM          
LABRADORITE PENDANT WITH SULIE GIRARDI
In this class students will design a pendant that features an assymetrical labradorite cabochon as well as a smaller cab in a bezel cup. No soldering necessary! Appropriate for the confident beginner, allow 4 hours. Fee: $185 inlcudes kit and use of all tools. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi. Kit contents: fine silver metal clay, fine silver bezel wire, paste. Two labradorite cabochons, bezel cup.
Thu Aug 15   2:00 PM          
LAND AND SEA PENDANT WITH SULIE GIRARDI
This fine silver pendant features a fascinating mix of materials and textures. Students will design a pendant with two compartments that will hold black concrete and beautiful abalone. **The pendants will need to dry overnight and can be picked up the next day. ** Appropriate for the confident beginner. Allow 4-5 hours to complete. Fee: $195 includes kit with all materials and use of all tools. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi.
Fri Aug 16   2:00 PM          
MARQUISE RING WITH SULIE GIRARDI
In this class students will make a beautiful ring of their own design out of fine silver metal clay. The ring features a beautiful Marquise-cut fireable stone in your choice of color. The unique ring band is decorated all the way around with pretty decorations that are easy to make and apply. Ring making tips and tricks, including calculating shrinkage, will be discussed. Appropriate for all levels, Allow 3 hours. Fee: $165 includes kit and use of all tools. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi.
Sat Aug 17   10:00 AM          
SOUTHWEST PENDANT WITH SULIE GIRARDI
This unusual pendant is full of detail. The pendant shape can of course be varied as you wish. Decorative details have a Southwestern flair, and a small cabochon and bail of your own design add interest. The highlight of the piece is a bezel made of fine silver clay that is filled with the finely ground dust of your choice of semi-precious stone that is encased in resin. A dark patina makes your “stone” really pop! Join us for this fun and creative day! This is an Intermediate level class for those with some metal clay experience. Allow 6 hours. Fee: $225 includes kit and use of all tools. Taught by special guest artist Sulie Girardi.
Sun Aug 18   10:00 AM          
BAMBINO EARRINGS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
We all know “baby” anything are the cutest. Add a little sparkle and you have a bonus! In this class you will learn to do a reverse bezel setting and take on the challenge of soldering on an earring wire. For intermediate level students, allow 4 hours. Fee: $175 includes all materials.
Sun Jul 28   11:00 AM          
CROSSOVER PENDANT WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Add a splash of color to your projects with a little inlay. We will create a channel for the crushed opal and through a serious amount of polishing, create a smooth surface. This project may look dainty but will feel surprisingly substantial in your hand. Intermediate level, with some challenging soldering. Allow 3 hours. Fee: $140 includes kit & use of tools. Should you wish to purchase your own tools, Kieu will have everything you need for sale during the weekend. You may also pre-order tools & supplies by going to theurbanbeader.com and using code BE24 for no shipping charges (items will be delivered that weekend). Must be over 18 to participate.
Sat Jul 27   1:30 PM          
INTRO TO FUSING DICHROIC GLASS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Kieu Pham Gray kicks off her weekend with us with some color! Brilliantly eye catching, dichroic glass glimmers from every angle. Students will be introduced to the process of fusing, handling and cutting glass. A variety of glass will be provided for students to build their own pieces to be used as desired. Pieces will be fused in a kiln at the end of the class and ready for pick up the next day. All glass tools will be provided for use. Beginner level, 3 hours. Must be over 16 to participate. Fee: $140 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS: enought for 1 pr earrings, a pendant, and several cabochons for later use. Please bring tools if you have them, or go to www.kieuphamgray.com to pre order if you would like to purchase any. Use Discount Code BE24.
Fri Jul 26   6:00 PM          
OPEN ENDED RING WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
Don't be deceived by the simplicity of this ring, there is much to learn in this project! In this class you will learn an easy way to bend sterling silver tubing to create a crossover design or an open ended ring. Then we'll set CZ's on each end to add a little color and sparkle to set off this contemporary look. Level: confident beginner, allow 3 hours. Fee: $140 includes kit (enough materials for 2 rings) & use of tools. Should you wish to purchase your own tools, Kieu will have everything you need for sale during the weekend. You may also pre-order tools & supplies by going to theurbanbeader.com and using code BE24 for no shipping charges (items will be delivered that weekend). Must be over 18 years old to participate.
Sat Jul 27   5:30 PM          
SWING SET EARRINGS WITH KIEU PHAM GRAY
If you are looking for a class that touches on a lot of techniques, this one is for you! These earrings have a little bit of everything: reticulation, Keumboo, tube setting, and soldering. Beginner level, allow 3 hours. Fee: $140 includes kit & use of tools. Should you wish to purchase your own tools, Kieu will have everything you need for sale during the weekend. You may also pre-order tools & supplies by going to theurbanbeader.com and using code BE24 for no shipping charges (items will be delivered that weekend). Must be over 18 to participate.
Sat Jul 27   9:00 AM          
WHIMSY BRACELET - INTRO TO BASIC SOLDERING
Learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating an eclectic bracelet of different links. A variety of silver stock and beads will be provided to allow students the opportunity to tailor their bracelet. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will omplete a bracelet by the end of class. Taught by visiting guest artist Kieu Pham Gray. Great for beginners, no previous experience necessary! Allow 4 hours. Fee: $205 includes kit with all materials & use of tools. Should you wish to purchase your own tools, Kieu will have everything you need for sale during the weekend. You may also pre-order tools & supplies by going to theurbanbeader.com and using code BE24 for no shipping charges (items will be delivered that weekend). Must be over 18 to participate.
Fri Jul 26   12:00 PM          
MALA STYLE BRACELET
A Mala is a string of beads traditionally used to count mantra (prayer) while meditating. Mala beads are worn as a necklace or bracelet to accompany meditation practice or for spiritual growth. In this class you will learn how to knot a mala bracelet. Prerequisite: some knowledge of basic knotting. 1.5-2 hours. Taught by staff. $40 plus materials.
Thu Jul 18   11:30 AM          
CURLY CHANDELIER EARRINGS
A MELODY MACDUFFEE CLASS! Learn to make a 4-step beaded spiral frame and adorn it with dangles that catch the light . . . and the attention of random passersby. (This is one of our favorite classes!) Good for the more Adventurous Beginner. Allow 3 hours, $50 plus materials.
Thu Aug 22   2:30 PM          
EASY RINGS WORKSHOP
A MELODY MACDUFFEY CLASS! You can never have too many rings! Learn to make a variety of them in this loosely-structured workshop where your own ideas will get full play! You will make several rings by the end of class. For all levels, allow 2 hours. $40 plus minimal materials.
Fri Aug 23   10:00 AM          
EASY ROCK WRAP
A MELODY MACDUFFEE CLASS! This easy cage wire-wrap will let you turn any rock into a distinctive pendant that’s perfect for casual, everyday wear. Choose a rock/mineral from our selection or bring your own. Great for beginners! Allow 2 hours, $40 plus minimal materials.
Fri Aug 23   12:30 PM          
FULL BLING CHANDELIER
A MELODY MACDUFFEY CLASS! Learn to bezel matched earring-sized cabochons (or a larger stone for a pendant) and then embellish them with fabulous, spear tipped dangles that catch the light -- and the attention of eveyone in the room! Good for the adventurous beginner. Allow 3 hours, $50 plus materials. Melody will bring lots of great cabs for this!
Sat Aug 24   2:30 PM          
SPIRAL SIDED BEZEL
A MELODY MACDUFFEE CLASS! Make a one-of-a-kind ring or pendant while learning to create this spiral-sided bezel that can double as a spacer bar for a multi-strand necklace or bracelet. For Intermediate level students (anyone with some wire experience). Allow 3 hours. $50 plus materials.
Sat Aug 24   10:30 AM          
TREE OF LIFE BEZEL
A MELODY MACDUFFEE CLASS! The tree of life is an iconic symbol in many cultures. In this class you will learn to create a graceful tree- silhouetted against the background of scenic stone. Melody always brings a large selection of beautiful cabochon gemstones that would work perfectly for this class! Good for the Adventurous Beginner level student. Allow 3 hours, $50 plus materials.
Fri Aug 23   3:30 PM          
TWO TONE RING
A MELODY MACDUFFEE CLASS! An introduction to basic wire weaving. Learn to make this simple woven ring, in one or two colors of your choice. Great for the Adventurous Beginner. Allow 2 hours, $40 plus minimal materials.
Thu Aug 22   11:00 AM          
WIRE WOVEN CUFF BRACELET
A BRAND NEW MELODY MACDUFFEY CLASS! Learn to weave with wire while making this sleek and attractive cuff bracelet. For Intermediate level students with some proficiency working with wire. Allow 4 hours. $60 plus minimal materials (you may already have in your stash...)
Sun Aug 25   12:30 PM          
MIDAS TOUCH NECKLACE
Swarovski crystals mingle with SuperDuos and seed beads to create this golden collar. The look of 14K without the price tag! Use your own creativity to make in any variety of color or metallic to suit your desire. You’ll want a bracelet to match. Previous beadweaving experience a prerequisite. Necklace will not be completed in class. Taught by Marianne Olbermann. 3 hrs. Materials not included. $60
Sat Aug 10   11:30 AM          
SERAFINA BRACELET
Create this stunning statement bracelet using a combination of square stitch, RAW, and netting. I wanted to design a bracelet that used crystal pearls in a larger size for a bolder look. I decided to name it Serafina because the meaning of the name is associated with angels and when you look at the large pearls with the ring of beads around it reminds you of a halo. You will use chatons, 3 sizes of crystal pearls, bicones and seed beads to make this beautiful bracelet. Intermediate level, must have beadweaving experience. Allow 4 hours. Designed & taught by Carmelina Calabrese. $75 plus materials, kits available upon request.
Sun Jul 21   12:30 PM          

To register for any class, you must call to pre-pay and check availability: 914-644-8191. We don't take reservations via email or from the website because the attendance books are kept at the front desk, and only prepaid reservations are recorded. So please telephone during store hours to sign up for any class.

      ALL CLASSES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED AND PRE-PAID

Materials for classes will always be available for purchase on the day of the class. When attending a class with us, we kindly request that you support our shop by not using beads purchased elsewhere.



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