Beginner Beading & Jewelry Making Classes | Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370


Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST & The Gateway Museum:860-437-3615


Beginner to Intermediate Level

Pre-paid registration is required, call 860.443.4367 to register. All beginner to intermediate classes are $30 per person. There are no refunds on beading class registrations. Materials are not included though all materials needed are for sale in The Absolute Bead Shop and we are happy to assist you in finding exactly what you need!


Wraps, Weaves & Coils
Intro to Wire Wrapping Part 2!

Date: Sunday, November 5th, 2017 – 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Price: $30 + Materials

Instructor: Jessica

Welcome to the second part of our introduction to wire wrapping class! Learn techniques to embellish your wrapping skills and make a unique pendant with wraps, coils & weaves!

Materials: 18 gauge round wire, 26 gauge round wire, 1/2 round wire, 1 medium to large flat stone or bead


Pearl Knotting

Date: Sunday, November 12th, 2017 – 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Price: $30 + Materials

Instructor: Donna

Pearl knotting, a class favorite, is back! Learn to knot beads together and create a beautiful necklace.

Materials: Beads or pearls of your choice, silk cord with needle attached, 2 clam shells & a clasp


Introduction to Wire Wrapping

Date: Sunday, November 19th, 2017 – 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Price: $30 + Materials

Instructor: Jessica

Learn the basics of a “cage” style wire wrap with all the swirls and twirls! No prior experience required.
Beginners Welcome!

Materials: 22 gauge round wire, 21 gauge square wire, 1/2 round wire (color of your choice), 1 medium to large flat stone or bead


Earrings (or Pendants) Galore!

Date: Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 – 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Price: $30 + Materials

Instructor: Donna

Let’s perfect our wrapped loop by making multiple pairs of earrings. They can be simple or fancy. Once you learn this technique you can make pendants or earrings.

Materials: Small & large beads, some top-drilled beads, head pins & ear wires.


Wire Wrapped Sea Glass or Stone!

Date: Sunday, January 7th, 2017 – 1:00pm until 4:00pm
Price: $30 + Materials

Instructor: Donna

Let’s take some “Sea Glass” fresh from the ocean and turn it into a beautiful pendant. You’ll learn how to wire wrap and make a wrapped loop.

Materials: 4-5 medium to large pieces of “Sea Glass” or cabochons (We have a great selection at Nature’s Art Village!), 22 gauge & 21 gauge 1/2 round sterling silver wire (amount will depend on size of glass). Additional beads to further embellish the piece (optional).


Special Offer:

Pre-register for multiple classes in this series, and earn a Nature’s Art Village Gift Card*!

Any 3 – $5.00 Gift Card

Any 4 – $10.00 Gift Card

Any 5 – $15.00 Gift Card