The Beadworks Experience

Beadworks offers a variety of different jewelry making classes at a convenient location in Fairfield county. Unleash your creativity and learn how to make the jewelry you want to wear with classes ranging from introductory beading to wire wrapping. Learn step-by-step instructions for how to design and make necklaces with natural gemstone beads, how to make different pairs of earrings, and even how to make your own Buddha necklace! 
 
Each jewelry making class at Beadworks takes place in an inspirational and welcoming environment, where students are surrounded by beautiful beads and all the supplies they’ll ever need. Our work table is spacious and can typically accommodate up to eight students. We also offer private jewelry making classes for those who prefer to have a one-on-one learning experience. 
 
Our staff is made of jewelry making experts who share a passion for beads and teaching. We invite you to join us for the Beadworks Experience and take a class with us! 

Introductory Bead Stringing

Just getting started? This beading class is perfect for beginners who have little to no experience with jewelry making. In this class, we’ll teach you about several types of stringing materials for beads, the many various findings needed to complete different jewelry projects, and how to properly attach a lobster clasp. Each student will create and leave with a finished beaded bracelet of their own. 

Introductory Wire Wrapping

Wire wrapping allows you to make a variety of jewelry. In our introductory wire wrapping class, we’ll teach you how to link and wire wrap gemstone beads like a professional. Each student will get to choose from a variety of beautiful gemstone beads to create three different styles of earrings. By the end of this class, students will understand the wire wrapped rosary technique and how to wire wrap briolette beads. 

Traditional Pearl Knotting

Knotted pearl necklaces have been treasured for centuries. In this class, you will learn how to knot freshwater pearls with natural silk thread. We’ll teach you the traditional pearl knotting technique favored by jewelry makers around the world. By the end of this class, each student will have completed their own pearl knotted bracelet.

Chan Luu Inspired Wrap Bracelet

Beaded leather wrap bracelets are all the buzz. In this class, we’ll teach you how to create your own single-wrap beaded leather wrap bracelet using natural leather cord, silk thread, and beads. With a little patience, practice, and help from the Beadworks wrap, you’ll be able to make a beautiful Chan Luu inspired bracelet in no time! 

Macrame Bracelet

This class is suitable for all ages and especially popular among children. Learning macrame is a great and fun way to create beautiful friendship bracelets or adjustable bracelets. In this class, we’ll teach you how to make a macrame bracelet using gemstone beads. Each student will walk away with their own ready-to-wear macrame knotted bracelet.

Private Jewelry Making Class

We understand that some people prefer to learn in a quiet setting with minimum distractions. With our private jewelry making class, you will receive one-on-one teaching time with any one of our skilled jewelry instructors. Choose a class time that works best with your schedule. You’ll also have the freedom to choose the jewelry making techniques and jewelry making project you’d like to complete.