Beginners beading

Beginners beading course | one day jewellery class

Learn how to make beaded jewellery and create your own designs

This fun one day jewellery course in Beading will introduce you to a range of basic beading techniques so that, by the end of the day, you’ll be able to take home a beaded necklace or bracelet of semi-precious stones or freshwater pearls.

You’ll be taught in a small group by contemporary jewellers Jo Butler or Louise Seijen Ten Hoorn who will guide you through the following beaded jewellery techniques:

  • How to string beads
  • How to do traditional pearl knotting
  • Finishing off the ends with French wire
  • Adding catches
  • Using tiger tail
  • Wrapping beads with wire

You will also learn where the best beading suppliers are, the varieties of beads available and the tools required.

Whether you’re looking to make jewellery for fun or start your own jewellery making business, this is a great class for learning the basics so that you can carry on making jewellery at home.

Course dates

  • none currently available

Time: 10am - 4pm
Price: £120 (plus cost of beads – approx. £10-£30)

A non-returnable 50% deposit will be required for all courses