Beginner Beading & Jewelry Making | Nature's Art Village | Montville, CTNature'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!


 intro wire wrapping

Introduction to Wire Wrapping

Sunday, September 9

2:00-5:00

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 large/medium flat stone or bead, braided wire (optional)

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!


wire wrapping pt2

Wraps, Weaves & Coils – Wire Wrapping Part 2

Sunday, September 16

2:00-5:00

Welcome to the second part of our introduction to wire wrapping class! Come learn techniques to embellish your wrapping skills and make a unique pendant.

Materials: 18 gauge round wire, 26 gauge round wire, 1/2 round wire, cabochon.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!


Basics of Bead Stringing

Sunday, September 23

2:00-5:00

This class is designed to teach beginners the basic techniques for making necklaces, bracelets and anklets. Learn the beginning tools and materials you will need to make a necklace and bracelet with beads, wire, clasps and findings.

Materials: soft flex wire, 2 lobster clasps, 2 jump rings, 4 crimp beads, 4 crimp covers, 2 strands of beads (15”).

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!


fall tree of life

Fall Teardrop Tree of Life (intermediate)

Sunday, September 30

2:00-5:00

Come create this fun and beautiful tree pendant just in time for the leaves to fall.

Materials: 24 gauge wire, 22 gauge wire, 18 gauge wire, gemstone chips – the smaller the better.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!