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8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
6194602323

August 2018

Star Flower Earrings or Pendant

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$25 7 tickets left

Have you seen the two-hole triangle beads and wondered what to do with?  How about using them as a bezel?  Yes, that's what I said.  Come and join us and learn how to make the Star Flower Earrings, which can also be a pendant!  You can use flat backs or round beads as the center.  So versatile and so beautiful. These make great gifts!!  Hint, hint.

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Open Beading

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States

Grab your friends and your unfinished projects and join us for our new Open Beading! Our goal is to create a fun, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere where bead enthusiasts can enjoy a day out with like-minded people. We want each of you to feel welcome, join in the conversations, laugh, bead, play, or just share whatever project you are working on at the time. This FREE event happens every Sunday the month from 12-4pm. We all have opinions to share,…

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September 2018

Russian Lace

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 10 tickets left

Learn a stitch that incorporates a teardrop, semi-precious bead, or pearl in a delicate seed bead netting.  Developed many generations ago, it has stood the test of time!  This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced beaders. 

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Chic Cuff

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 10 tickets left

This bracelet works up easily and lays elegantly on the wrist!  It uses two-hole Tilas and SuperDuos combined with seed beads and crystals.  Rizos can be used along the edge or additional crystals, drop, daggers, et al,  can be used instead. 

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October 2018

Aroma Therapy & Mala Bracelet

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$25 7 tickets left

Ever wonder about jewelry diffusers?  Here's your chance to learn all about essential oils while making a Mala or Chakra bracelet.  Jill Rigby will be here to guide you and will have essential oils available for purchase.  

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Basic Herringbone

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 8 tickets left

This class will teach you the basic Herringbone stitch that is so much fun to work with!  It is absolutely elegant in appearance, and is used in many jewelry designs.  It also accommodates embellishments well.  In this class you'll make a simple herringbone cuff.  You may not be able to complete your project here, however, we will provide you with simple instructions that will allow you to finish at home.

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November 2018

Cellini Spiral

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 8 tickets left

This bracelet is made with different sizes of beads and a tubular peyote stitch weave.  It can be made in two sections with a fun focal bead or it can be made as one continuous spiral.  Once you’ve learned the stitch, all kinds of beads and patterns can be used.  It works well as a necklace, too.  This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced beaders.

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Mandala Earrings

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 10 tickets left

A mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism, representing the universe.  Our mandala earrings will start with an 8mm crystal and work their way out with a netting stitch.  The crystal drop adds a special touch and can be varied with pearls or other glass beads.  This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced beaders. We carry all of the supplies you will need in the store and remember, students will receive 15%* off most class items!   *15%…

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December 2018

Loopy Ladders

December 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 9 tickets left

This necklace combines a base of cube beads with seed beads and dagger beads that weave in and out of the base.  It is structured, yet the daggers move freely and adjust to the wearer’s neck.  This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced beaders.

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Loop the Loop

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 9 tickets left

This class combines basic stringing with seed beading to create a necklace that has a strong base with a playful looping design.  Many different types of beads can be used on this necklace to fit your own design preferences.  The possibilities are endless!  This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced beaders. 

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