Welcome to the Bead Boutique!

In Business Since 2006!

 

 

 

Metal Working, Stamping and Cold Connections Classes

Copper Tubing Cuff

Cold Connections with Tricia

 

Techniques: forming copper tubing into solid flat cuff, riveting, texturing, paddling wire, adding patina

 

Level: All levels

 

2 Hours

 

Class Fee $30

 

Kit Fee $15

Copper & Silver Swirly Bangle

Metalworking with Tricia

 

Techniques: forming copper tubing into a bangle, making swirls with wire,texturing, adding patina

 

Level: All levels      1 ½ hours

 

Class fee $25

 

Kit Fee Copper & Fine Silver $40

 

Kit Fee All Copper $15

2018 SHOWS

 

 

September 28th, 29th & 30th

Virginia Beach Neptune Festival

Virginia Beach, VA

 

October 6th

Art on the Avenue

Alexandria, VA10:00am – 6:00pm

 

October 13th & 14th

Catoctin Colorfest

Thurmont, MD

 

October 20th & 21st

Quiet Waters in the Park

Annapolis, MD

 

October 27th & 28th

North American Sea Glass Association Sea Glass Festival

Wildewood, NJ

 

 

 

Dog Bone Bracelet with Beads

Metal/Wire working with Tricia

 

Techniques: hammering paddles on heavy gauge wire, double swirls on wire,wire wrap beads to links, make your own clasp, adding patina

 

Level: All levels

 

2 hours

 

Class Fee $30         Kit Fee $20

 

Riveting Hearts

Cold Connections, Stamping & Texturing with Tricia

 

Level: All levels

 

2 Hours

 

Class Fee $30

 

Kit fee in Copper and Sterling Silver $30

 

 

Copper Rivet Rings

2 hour class

Class fee $35

Kit fee $15 (2 rings)

 

 

Riveted Expressions

Cold Connections with Tricia

 

Techniques: riveting, texturing, stamping, adding patina to metal

 

Level: All levels

 

1 ½ hours

 

Class Fee $25

 

Kit Fee $15

Birds Nest Cuff

Technique: wire working

Level: all levels

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

1 ½” hours

Class is free

Kit $60 in sterling silver

 

Riveted Copper Cuff

Riveting and texturing with Tricia

 

Level: All levels

 

2 hours

 

Class fee $30

 

Kit fee $20

 

Say It On Your Wrist

Class Fee: Free

2 hours

Kit Fee: $27 in Sterling Silver

Level: All levels

Technique: Metal Stamping, Antiquing, Wire wrapped connections

 

Students will learn to stamp a phrase of their choosing on a piece thick of sterling silver. We will punch holes to connect wire with beads to sterling silver chain. Antiquing, filing, measuring are used in this class. Sweet and simple.

Loving Coordinates

Class Fee: Free

1 ½ hours

Kit fee: $15.00

Instructors: Tricia or Jerry

Level: All levels

Technique: Metal Stamping, cold connections, wire wrapped loops

 

Students will cut a piece of sheet metal, stamp their coordinates chosen, rivet a place for a jump ring and wire wrap a few chosen beads or charms that best describes the message they wish to convey.  Perhaps the coordinates of your home for your college bound child so they always know their way home? The location of your first date with your husband? So many options! Students are encouraged to bring beads or charms they might want to use.

Riveted Mixed Metal Pendant

Class Fee: $40.00

Kit Fee: $25.00

Technique: Cold Connections, Riveting, Texturing, Antiquing

Level: All levels

3 hours

Instructor: Tricia

Students will learn to cut and texture sheet metal and attach charms with miniature screws and eyelets. This is the Steampunk style jewelry that is so popular now. Lots of fun!

Keepsake Metal Journal

3 Hours

Class Free: $40.00

Kit Fee: $30.00

 

This is the coolest little metal journal!  Made using copper sheet, and resin papers, you will embellish with textures, stamps, and charms.  It is suspended from an antiqued copper chain, and is definitely going to bring you tons of compliments.  Everyone will want to know where you got it, and you will be able to tell them that you made it yourself.

Tell Your Story Bracelet

Metal Stamping with Tricia

Class is Free

Kit $55 sterling silver

 

3 Wire Bangle

Technique: Wire Working and Texturing

Instructor: Jerry

2 hours

Class is FREE

Kit fee $65 in sterling silver

Level: All levels

 

Using 3 pieces of heavy gauge half round wire students will texture the metal, form loops to capture a double balled bar that keeps the wires together, forming a unique bangle.

 

Domed Earrings

Metalworking with Tricia

Level: All levels

2 ½ hours

Class is Free

Kit Fee $45 3 pair in sterling silver

 

Several techniques will be covered in this class including using a dapping block to dome discs,

riveting with wire (cold connections), wrapping a briolette bead and texturing.

Steampunk Style Bracelet

Class: FREE

Kit Fee: $20

2 hours

Technique: Cold Connections, Texturing, Stamping and Riveting

Levels: All levels

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

 

 

Fold Forming Bracelet

Metalworking with Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class fee $30.00

Kit fee $20.00

 

#28 Solomons Island Rd. South

Prince Frederick, MD 20678

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