Classes

Classes at Sparkling Creations

All classes are held at Sparkling Creations and may cost $20 - $25 per class for supplies. Some examples of ongoing classes are listed below. We have special classes as well that change each season. Please call or email to sign up for the class and come early if you plan to purchase supplies before class begins. If you do not have the required tools, Sparkling Creations will have a few for use in class. I look forward to seeing you soon. 
 
***Please bring glasses if you need them.*** 



Come learn the first steps to making your own jewelry.  In this class you will learn basic beading techniques.  Learn to use tools such as beading wire, different pliers, crimping tools and beads, ear wires, headpins and all the handy techniques that go along with them.  This is a demonstration class and you are encouraged to bring a project and your inspiration.
 
Supplies:  This is a unique class because we will be learning lots of stuff.  Please bring beads for a necklace flex wire, crimp beads and findings.  Bring a crimping tool if you have it.  All supplies can be purchased at Sparkling Creations.                                                               

Class Fee: FREE


Everyone loves earrings!  Come learn the basic techniques to manipulate wire, headpins and chains into beautiful pieces of jewelry.  You will learn how to use tools and helpful tidbits for twisting the different wires available on the market.  This class will really open up your world of jewelry design and home décor.

Supplies:  Practice wire and beads will be supplied for you to learn with. You will need beads and supplies to work on a bracelet or earring set.  Supplies include needle nose pliers, round nose pliers and a wire cutter tool.  You may purchase all supplies at Sparkling Creations  


This class is for those of you who want to learn basic wire wrapping around cabochons, pendants and other raw materials.  You will learn to use different gauges of wire to manipulate into a wonderful pendant.  These wire wrap pendants are the new craze in jewelry design.  This is an advanced class so basic wire twisting skills are required.                                                                                                                                 

Supplies:  Supplies will be provided. Bring round nose and needle nose pliers if you have them or they can be purchased at Sparkling Creations.       


Everyone loves this class.  Do you love the knots in your grandmother pearls?  Want to give a whole new life to each new piece you design?  Come on in and learn to put those little knots in between each little bead.  This class will teach you the techniques to place the knot where you want it, how to finish the necklace and little tricks for big holes.                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Supplies: Please bring beads and proper findings for a necklace.  You will also need to purchase the tool and string needed for knotting.  You can purchase this and all your supplies at Sparkling Creations.  

Beading a Necklace