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8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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December 2017

Stringing 101

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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25$ 5 tickets left

Are you new to the beading world?  Would you like to get started on a fabulous journey of making your own jewelry?  Then this is the class for you!  Everyone needs to start somewhere, so sign up now and experience this great craft! It's also a great skill to have so you can make your holiday gifts:)

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Northern Star – FREE CLASS

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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Free

THIS CLASS STARTS AT 5:00pm!!! Just in time for the holidays comes the Northern Star.  You'll see it shining brightly on your ears or around your neck as a pendant.  This easy-to-make earring/pendant works up quickly and will make a great gift.  The color combinations are endless!  Come to The Bouncing Bead to see more varieties. This is a FREE class (supplies must be purchased at TBB).  Come in early to pick out your beads.   Knowing the Peyote stitch…

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Bead Looming 101

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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25$ 5 tickets left

This beautiful and traditional Native American art form is a great way to make jewelry.  You'll learn how to set up the loom and weave your way to a beautiful piece of art...jewelry.  Bracelets work up quickly, so guess what?!?  They make great gifts!!

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GemDuo of a Bracelet

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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35$ 6 tickets left

Mix and match Gemduo backlits or sweet, solid colors with Superduo solids and Duets for a glam cuff.  This one is so gorgeous in person.  Just think of this in Christmas or Hanukkah colors!!  Makes great gifts!! Some basic stitching experience is highly recommended, but not necessary.

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January 2018

Open Beading

January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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Grab your friends and your unfinished projects and join us for our new Open Beading Night! Our goal is to create a fun, friendly, inclusive atmosphere where bead enthusiasts can enjoy a night 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 night happens the first Wednesday of every month from 12-7pm.  We all have opinions…

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Basics of Right Angle Weave (RAW)

January 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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35$ 8 tickets left

Learn the basics of the right angle weave stitch (sometimes referred to as RAW) as you create this attractive bracelet.  A base of right angle weave is created first with size 11/0 seed beads, and then 4mm fire polished beads are added for embellishment.  Swarovski crystals are a nice touch, as well.   Take this class first if you'd like to take the Just a Pinch of Three Sided RAW necklace, which is scheduled for February 24, 2018.  Knowing the basics of…

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I Can See Clearly Now

January 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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35$ 7 tickets left

That’s right – it’s an eyeglass!  This class is similar to the Netted Cabochon class, but we will be using delicate size 15/0 seed beads with an eyeglass instead of a cabochon.  The chain is also made with size 15/0 seed beads which makes it extra light and supple.   Once learned, the technique can be used on all types of cabochons and this chain is versatile enough to use with a pendant or all by itself. The Bouncing Bead will…

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February 2018

Three-Sided Right Angle Weave with a Pinch

February 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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35$ 7 tickets left

Doris will be teaching this class at the Bead&Button show in 2018.  Be the first to take this class!! This necklace uses size 11/0 seed beads and pinch beads in a three sided right angle weave chain.  The chain is durable and flexible and the pinch beads add a fun element of interest.  The chains are stitched together with right angle weave just before the focal bead is added.  Three sided right angle weave can be challenging and knowledge of…

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Chic Cuff

February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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35$ 7 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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