Veteran’s Day Weekend

The Dinosaur Place 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, Connecticut

Weaves, Wraps & Coils – Bead Class

Come and learn how to make your own jewelry from scratch with wonderful artist Jessica Swift. Weaves, Wraps & Coils Beginner's Bead Class.


Memory Wire Cuff Bracelet Class

Come make a 3-strand Cuff Bracelet out of Memory Wire and your favorite 4mm beads at this bead class for Beginners.


Macrame Choker Class

Winter is the perfect time to get knotting! In this make-your-own jewelry class, you will be making a cute choker for any season.


Leather Wrap Bracelet

Join our talented Jessica Swift for a Leather Wrapping class to learn how to make a Bracelet with beads and leather.


14th Annual Bead Sale

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger @ Absolute Bead Shop!

ALL BEADS 10% OFF. 25% off – Red/Gold Tiger Eye, Hematite, Obsidian, Pearls, and more!

Wire Woven Heart Pendant

Weave your heart out! This simple wiring class is a Valentine's Day must. Make your own jewelry with wonderful Jessica Swift.


Basics of Beading

Come make a necklace using the wire and clasp design. Perfect for all kinds of necklaces, bracelets, anklets and more!


Mala/Pearl Knotting Necklace

Beginners Class: Whether you want to make prayer beads, a pearl necklace or just learn a new technique for your jewelry, making this is a fun and informative start.