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 Antiques & Genius 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!


Spring Tree of Life

Sunday, June 16

1:00-4:30

Come create this fun and beautiful tree pendant just in time for the trees to bud and bloom.

Materials: 26 gauge wire, 18 gauge wire, gemstone chips – the smaller the better.


Memory Wire Bracelet

Sunday, June 23

1:00-4:30

Elegant and oh so simple! This easy to make (and wear) bracelet incorporates tubes, spacer beads and stone for a classy style.

Materials: 3 sizes of curved tube beads, 6-8mm beads, spacer beads, memory wire.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!


Macrame Bracelet

Sunday, July 14th

1:30-4:30

Whether its a healing stone bracelet or just your favorite beads, come learn a beginners macramé weave to make wonderful bracelets, anklets and more!.

Materials: 1 spool S-Lon cord, 1 strand beads, 1 macramé board.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!

Basics of Beading part 1

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

Sunday, July 28th

1:30-4:30

Get ready for flip-flop fashion with your own handmade creations! Come make anklets or bracelets with this easy introduction class using wire, clasps and beads.

Materials: 1 lobster claw clasp, 2 crimp beads, 2 crimp covers, 2 jumprings, 1 spool flex rite bead wire, small 2-4mm gemstone, crystal, metal beads.


Leather Wrap Bracelet (beginner)

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

Try this fun, easy and trendy bracelet design using a simple “sewing” technique to make a 3-wrap-around design!

Materials: 6 feet of 1.5 or 2 mm leather cord, metal button, fireline beading line, 2 strands of 3-4 mm beads, size 11 seed beads.


Wire Bird Nests

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

This fun and adorable nest can hold stone or pearl “eggs” as an extra surprise! A very simple yet very cute design. Beginners Welcome!

Materials: 18 gauge round wire, 26 gauge round wire, 22 gauge round wire, braided wire, 2 to 4 4-6mm beads or pearls for “eggs”.


Intro to Wire Wrapping part 2

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

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: 20-40mm donut, 20 gauge round wire, 26 gauge round wire.

Crystal Wrapping

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1:30-4:30

Step away from flat stone and learn this technique for wrapping crystals and other unusual shapes!

Materials: Crystal, 21 gauge square wire, 22 gauge round wire, 21 gauge 1/2 round wire.


Dragonfly Pendant

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1:30-4:30

Come join us on flights of fancy with our dragonfly creations. Choose a background stone, shell or choose from our assortment of metal findings and create your own dragonfly to go on it.

Materials: 1 strand dragonfly laser etched daggers, superduos, miniduos, size 11, 8 miyuki seed beads, 26 gauge wire, 3 jumprings.



Super Duo Bracelets

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

Great for beginning beaders, these bracelets look great as a single or make them a wrap!

Materials: 1 tubes superduos, size 11° seed beads, clasp, 2 jumprings, 4-6 lb fireline, bead needles


Wraps, Weave & Coils – Wire Wrapping Part 2

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

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, cabochon.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!


Wraps, Weave & Coils – Wire Wrapping Part 2

Stay tuned for dates for this class!

1:30-4:30

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, cabochon.

Space is limited.
Call 860.443.4367 to register today!