Basic Stringing

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings available. Create a necklace or bracelet using Softflex® wire and crimps. We will review and play with basic design ideas, spacing, color and lengths for different projects. We will show you our time and money saving skills when creating jewelry. A great opportunity to repair broken jewelry, or redesign necklaces you own. Update existing jewelry, modify the length, and more.”I recommend Basic Stringing for the beginner and those of us who have some stringing experience. The plain, straightforward instruction has increased my ability to make necklaces and bracelets of which I am very proud. The expertise at the shop eliminates haphazard shopping in choosing beads and supplies for this class. Take ‘Basic Stringing’ if you are serious about learning the right techniques of stringing beads!” — Gina Kaitlen


30′ .014 or .019 Soft-Flex Wire
Sterling or Gold-fill crimp tubes
Sterling or Gold-fill clasp
16" beads: Glass, Swarovski Crystal, Pearl or Stone
Metal accent beads: Sterling Silver, Gold-fill or Base Meta

Tools Required

Crimping tool
Round nose pliers
Light Weigt Soft-Wire Cutter
Velvet Pad


Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $45.00 (materials and tools not included)