Loading Events

← Back to Events

The Bouncing Bead

+ Google Map
8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
6194602323

October 2018

Petal Power – Cold Connections

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$50 5 tickets left

In this workshop, we will be creating a fun flower ring using cold connections.  No soldering required!  You will learn the techniques of riveting, hammer texture, and sawing.  No experience necessary!  As a bonus, the center stone is SWAROVSKI!! All supplies included with class fee.

Find out more »

Open Beading

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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,…

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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%…

Find out more »

Whirly Wire Earrings – Great Intro to Wire!

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$30 10 tickets left

These Whirly Wired Earrings are simple and fun and a great introduction to wire working.  In this workshop, we will learn about hammer texturing and simple wire working.  No experience necessary. Sterling silver included with class fee.  Beads to be purchased separately.

Find out more »

Girl Scouts

November 18 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States

Private Event

Find out more »

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 7 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.

Find out more »

Soldering: Fun with Fire

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$85 7 tickets left

This class is HOT!  You'll learn how to use a small torch, prepare silver for soldering, use flux, make different shapes, and hammer/work harden them to make just about whatever small item(s) you'd like.  You'll also learn how to clean your finished project. All supplies included!  Use of torch, butane, flux, flux brushes, soldering boards, picks, 2' of 18ga sterling silver wire, and silver solder are included in this class.        

Find out more »

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. 

Find out more »

Bezeled Beauties

December 15 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$75 8 tickets left

In this workshop, we will be learning the basics of ring sizing and stone setting.  We will be constructing a bezel and setting the cabochon of your choosing.  There will be 1/2 hour break for lunch. Cabochon, Sterling silver cabochon base, and shank is additional.  The Bouncing Bead will have the silver needed for this class available for purchase. Use of torch, butane, flux, flux brushes, soldering boards, picks, and silver solder are included in this class. This class requires you to…

Find out more »

February 2019

Triceratops Hatchling w/Chriti Friesen

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$45 22 tickets left

Christi Friesen - queen of Polymer clay - is BACK!!!  Join us for a fun-filled, high energy class and learn how to make an awesome piece! workshop:  polymer clay and mixed media mini sculpture class Learn how to use polymer clay and mixed media  ALL materials provided. All skill levels welcome. Isn't this little dino baby just the cutest?!  Who do you know that would love to have one of these?  Well come join me in learning how to make…

Find out more »

Starfish Party Pendant w/Christi Friesen

February 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$45 22 tickets left

Christi Friesen - queen of Polymer clay - is BACK!!!  Join us for a fun-filled, high energy class and learn how to make an awesome piece! workshop:  polymer, resin, and mixed media   ALL materials provided. All skill levels welcome. Learn how to use polymer for these lovely starfish sculptures, then use UV resin to create a ocean scene inside an open bezel, with a little trick for those fun coral detailings!  It's easy and fun!

Find out more »

Golden Garden Focal Beads w/Christi Friesen

February 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$45 22 tickets left

Christi Friesen - queen of Polymer clay - is BACK!!!  Join us for a fun-filled, high energy class and learn how to make an awesome piece! workshop:  polymer clay and mixed media  ALL materials provided. All skill levels welcome. Gold! Real 24kt gold!  That's what makes these pendants so luscious.  Learn how to cover polymer forms with gold leaf and then use a sgraffito (scratch) technique to create designs!  And, of course, there will be crystals, too, to add sparkle…

Find out more »

Twisters w/Christi Friesen

February 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$45 22 tickets left

Christi Friesen - queen of Polymer clay - is BACK!!!  Join us for a fun-filled, high energy class and learn how to make an awesome piece! workshop:  polymer clay and mixed media  Learn how to use polymer clay and mixed media  ALL materials provided. All skill levels welcome. Let's play with colors and textures in polymer clay and then make wonderful, water-tight plant holders with the beautiful results!  These 'twisters' can hold airplants, or water for cut flowers/leaves, or even…

Find out more »
+ Export Events