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Global Beads, Inc.

345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
650-967-7556

August 2013

Crystal Drop Earrings

August 6, 2013 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$35

A new addition to our “Make and Take” Series! An all season pair of earrings with bling! Using wood dowels, pliers and crystals create this crowd pleaser!

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October 2013

Finishing Beadwork

October 30, 2013 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$35
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August 2014

Lovely Links

August 5, 2014 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$35

A creative way to make a charm bracelet with colored beads  and charms.  We will add charms and make beaded drops to create  a "Lovely Link" bracelet or necklace. A great class to practice looping and attaching rings.

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November 2014

Peyote Bracelet

November 19, 2014 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A beautiful offset pattern of woven beads. Peyote stitch, also known as Gourd stitch, is an off-loom bead weaving technique. Peyote stitch may be worked with either an even or an odd number of beads per row. Both even and odd count peyote pieces can be woven as flat strips, in a flat round shape, or as a tube. Tubular peyote is used to make pouches or to decorate objects such as bottles or fan handles.

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December 2014

Rhinestone Wrap

December 4, 2014 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$35

Learn how to make these bling wrap bracelets, we have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations, and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter and how to recognize them.

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Kumihimo w/beads

December 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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35

Learn the basic setup, braiding and finishing options using a Kumihimo Disc. Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathered threads”. With this skill you can make necklaces, or bracelets for everyday wear, or a special occasion. Kumihimo with Beads

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February 2015

Beaded Tassels

February 17, 2015 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Tassels are everywhere! Accent a beaded necklace, make a lariat with two tassels, a beaded tassel zipper pull … so many more!

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March 2015

Macrame’ Bracelet

March 31, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$35

Learn to macrame between beads or multiple colors of cord. Using either 20lb hemp or 1mm Waxed cord, add 6/0 seedbeads are create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Micro Macrame: Slon cord and 8/0 seedbeads will be used. Apr 26th 2017 - some macrame experience required May 10th, 2017 - some macrame experience required

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April 2015

Cascade Link Drops

April 2, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A new addition to our “Make and Take” Series! An all season drops with bling! We all need practice making loops so lets make a fun drop as earrings to the bottom of a necklace. A good followup and practice class for looping wire!

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June 2015

Leather & Chain Weaves

June 23, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Be prepared to start 2 or 3 patterns in class. We will practice different weave options and review closure options. Depending on the weave, you will need 2″ to 3″ of leather per inch of chain pattern. Depending on the weave, 1mm or 1.5mm will work best. Two thicknesses of your leather must fit easily in a link of the chain.

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September 2015

Kumihimo Basics

September 15, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the basic setup, braiding and finishing options using a Kumihimo Disc. Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathered threads”. With this skill you can make necklaces, or bracelets for everyday wear, or a special occasion.

Find out more »

October 2015

Diamond Bracelet

October 6, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A fun easy pattern to make a "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

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School of Hard Knots

October 29, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$40

This class is designed to practice finishing knots and decorative knots most frequently used on jewelry cords and leather.

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December 2015

Beadie Spiders

December 1, 2015 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Create these wonderful Beadie Spiders! Make them realistic or pretty – either way they are bound to be a hit! “Make and Take” Series.

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March 2016

Diamond Bracelet

March 3, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A fun easy pattern to make a "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

Find out more »

April 2016

Fishtail Beaded Bracelet

April 6, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Fishtail braid: A fishtail braid resembles a French braid in its smoothly woven appearance, but divides the hair into only two sections instead of three. A small piece of each section is passed over to the other section over and over to form the braid. This style was called the "Grecian braid" in the 19th century.

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June 2016

Diamond Bracelet

June 7, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A fun easy pattern to make a "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

Find out more »

July 2016

Fishtail Beaded Bracelet

July 13, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Fishtail braid: A fishtail braid resembles a French braid in its smoothly woven appearance, but divides the hair into only two sections instead of three. A small piece of each section is passed over to the other section over and over to form the braid. This style was called the "Grecian braid" in the 19th century.

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August 2016

Fishtail Beaded Bracelet

August 25, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Fishtail braid: A fishtail braid resembles a French braid in its smoothly woven appearance, but divides the hair into only two sections instead of three. A small piece of each section is passed over to the other section over and over to form the braid. This style was called the "Grecian braid" in the 19th century.

Find out more »

School of Hard Knots

August 30, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

This class is designed to practice finishing knots and decorative knots most frequently used on jewelry cords and leather.

Find out more »

October 2016

Beadie Spiders

October 13, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Create these wonderful Beadie Spiders! Make them realistic or pretty – either way they are bound to be a hit! “Make and Take” Series.

Find out more »

January 2017

Braided Beaded Bracelet

January 27, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Using metal seedbeads, glass seedbeads and a basic braid, we will “anchor” beads in place, and create a frame around each bead. Great for single or multi-wrap bracelets. We will make a single or double wrap bracelet. Depending on the pattern you choose, you may not finish this project in the allocated time. Choose from 6/0 metal or glass seedbeads, or 5/0 glass seedbeads. 1mm waxed cord or 1mm leather

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February 2017

Basics: Links and Earrings

February 10, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

Find out more »

Basics: Stringing

February 14, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

Basics: Pearl Knotting

February 16, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
$45

Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, beauty and protection to your beads.

Find out more »

Wraps and Coils

February 24, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

With this skill you can add  design elements to your existing loops, add coils to the top of beads for earring drops or the ends of chains, create spirals on top of beads, or make a simple hook and eye clasp.

Find out more »

March 2017

Wrap Bracelets

March 1, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn how to make these wrap bracelets. We have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class, you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter. For the first-time bracelet, we recommend starting with 6mm beads. As you practice, 4mm will be easier to work with.

Find out more »

Basics: Stringing

March 8, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

Crystal Drop Earrings

March 21, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A new addition to our “Make and Take” Series! An all season pair of earrings with bling! Using wood dowels, pliers and crystals create this crowd pleaser!

Find out more »

Basics: Pearl Knotting

March 30, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, beauty and protection to your beads.

Find out more »

April 2017

Knotted Crystal Briolette Necklace

April 6, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A beautiful long necklace that sparkles. So easy to wear! A good class choice to learn to knot between beads, or improve and practice knotting! We will demonstrate ending options in class.

Find out more »

Basics: Stringing

April 11, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

Diamond Bracelet

April 21, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A fun easy pattern to make a "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

Find out more »

Macrame’ Bracelet

April 27, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn to macrame between beads or multiple colors of cord. Using either 20lb hemp or 1mm Waxed cord, add 6/0 seedbeads are create a beautiful beaded bracelet.

Find out more »

May 2017

Beaded Tassels

May 3, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Tassels are everywhere! Accent a beaded necklace, make a lariat with two tassels, a beaded tassel zipper pull … so many more!

Find out more »

Basics: Links and Earrings

May 26, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

Find out more »

June 2017

Wrap Bracelets

June 1, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn how to make these wrap bracelets. We have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class, you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter. For the first-time bracelet, we recommend starting with 6mm beads. As you practice, 4mm will be easier to work with.

Find out more »

Knotted Crystal Briolette Necklace

June 7, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A beautiful long necklace that sparkles. So easy to wear! A good class choice to learn to knot between beads, or improve and practice knotting! We will demonstrate ending options in class.

Find out more »

School of Hard Knots

June 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

This class is designed to practice finishing knots and decorative knots most frequently used on jewelry cords and leather.

Find out more »

Loom Basics

June 14, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

"The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of the weft threads." Using a Ricks Beading Loom, we will teach you the setup, weaving and demonstrate finishing  options to complete a loomed bracelet. We will setup and start a 5 to 7  bead wide bracelet. Recommend next class Finishing Beadwork.

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Finishing Beadwork

June 21, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

For this class bring a loomed piece, or peyote piece ready for ending with a button or clasp. We will demonstrate multiple ending and decorative stiches to make you loom or peyote bracelet wearable.

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July 2017

Basics: Links and Earrings

July 13, 2017 @ 1:00 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

Find out more »

August 2017

Basics: Links and Earrings

August 30, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

Find out more »

September 2017

Wrap Bracelets

September 7, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn how to make these wrap bracelets. We have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class, you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter. For the first-time bracelet, we recommend starting with 6mm beads. As you practice, 4mm will be easier to work with.

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46th Annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

September 9, 2017 - September 11, 2017
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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An authentic and moveable feast for the senses. The cool, vibrant, multicultural Castro Street vibe. Silicon Valley’s World-Class Art & Music Festival is a spectacularly fun celebration of life featuring 500 professional artists and craftmakers showing exceptional handcrafted wares, stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with football and baseball on the giant screen TV and Cornhole Corner, fabulous food and drink with premium wines, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria, mimosas, fresh-fruit margaritas,…

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Micro Macramé

September 13, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

In this class we will improve out macrame skills. Using smaller beads and cord, and a selection of new knots. We will demonstrate the slide knot closure. Some macrame experience, and knowledge of basic knots helpful.

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October 2017

Basics: Pearl Knotting

October 13, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

In this Jewelry Making class, Pearl Knotting learn the basics of knotting between Pearls . Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot between beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, length, beauty, and protection to your beads.

Find out more »

Knotted Crystal Briolette Necklace

October 27, 2017 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A beautiful long necklace that sparkles. So easy to wear! A good class choice to learn to knot between beads, or improve and practice knotting! We will demonstrate ending options in class.

Find out more »

November 2017

Rhinestone Wrap

November 10, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn how to make these bling wrap bracelets, we have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations, and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter and how to recognize them.

Find out more »

January 2018

Basics: Stringing

January 24, 2018 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

Diamond Bracelet

January 31, 2018 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

This jewelry making beading class is a fun simple, but so pretty pattern.  I call it the "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors of diamond two-holed beads we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

Find out more »

February 2018

Wrap Bracelets

February 14, 2018 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn how to make these wrap bracelets. We have improved upon the current methods and we like it! In this class, you will learn the weave required to make these bracelets from start to finish, as well as a double overhand knot. We will cover different combinations and demonstrate mistakes you will probably encounter. For the first-time bracelet, we recommend starting with 6mm beads. As you practice, 4mm will be easier to work with.

Find out more »

Basics: Pearl Knotting

February 23, 2018 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

In this Jewelry Making class, Pearl Knotting learn the basics of knotting between Pearls . Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot between beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, length, beauty, and protection to your beads.

Find out more »

April 2018

Basics: Stringing

April 18, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

September 2018

School of Hard Knots

September 26, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

This class is designed to practice finishing knots and decorative knots most frequently used on jewelry cords and leather.

Find out more »

October 2018

Basics: Stringing

October 4, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

Find out more »

March 2019

Basics: Links and Earrings

March 6, 2019 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

Find out more »

Wraps and Coils

March 14, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - March 15, 2019 @ 12:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

With this skill you can add  design elements to your existing loops, add coils to the top of beads for earring drops or the ends of chains, create spirals on top of beads, or make a simple hook and eye clasp.

Find out more »

Wraps and Coils

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

With this skill you can add  design elements to your existing loops, add coils to the top of beads for earring drops or the ends of chains, create spirals on top of beads, or make a simple hook and eye clasp.

Find out more »

Basics: Stringing

March 22, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure, and the distinctions of the cording and findings used in this profession.

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Paint Your Pet

March 27, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$55

Email your picture to Zenpaint@hotmail.com by March 16th, 2019 for the March 26th class by March 26th, 2019 for the April 9th class  

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Basics: Pearl Knotting

March 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

In this Jewelry Making class, Pearl Knotting learn the basics of knotting between Pearls . Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot between beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, length, beauty, and protection to your beads.

Find out more »

April 2019

Peyote Bracelet

April 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A beautiful offset pattern of woven beads. Peyote stitch, also known as Gourd stitch, is an off-loom bead weaving technique. Peyote stitch may be worked with either an even or an odd number of beads per row. Both even and odd count peyote pieces can be woven as flat strips, in a flat round shape, or as a tube. Tubular peyote is used to make pouches or to decorate objects such as bottles or fan handles.

Find out more »

Basics: Pearl Knotting

April 11, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot between beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, length, beauty, and protection to your beads. protection to your beads.

Find out more »

Braided Beaded Bracelet

April 12, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Using metal seedbeads, glass seedbeads and a basic braid, we will “anchor” beads in place, and create a frame around each bead. Great for single or multi-wrap bracelets. We will make a single or double wrap bracelet. Depending on the pattern you choose, you may not finish this project in the allocated time. Choose from 6/0 metal or glass seedbeads, or 5/0 glass seedbeads. 1mm waxed cord or 1mm leather

Find out more »

Micro Macramé

April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Let's make a Macrame bracelet! In this class, we will improve, and practice our macrame skills. Using smaller beads,  thinner cord, and a variety of knots. We will demonstrate the slide knot closure. Some macrame experience, and knowledge of basic knots helpful.

Find out more »

Basics: Stringing

April 17, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

Learn the foundation of designing, and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure. Learn the distinctions of the many cording options and findings used in this profession. We will create a simple beaded necklace, using soft-flex wire and crimp beads.

Find out more »

Basics: Links and Earrings

April 18, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$45

A class to “work” with wire and beads, and learn how to use your tools. The skills taught in this class are essential to any other type of wire class.

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Knotted Crystal Captured Bead Necklace

April 18, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A beautiful long necklace that sparkles. So easy to wear! A good class choice to learn to knot between beads, or improve and practice knotting! We will demonstrate ending options in class.

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Braided Beaded Bracelet

April 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - April 25, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Using metal seedbeads, glass seedbeads and a basic braid, we will “anchor” beads in place, and create a frame around each bead. Great for single or multi-wrap bracelets. We will make a single or double wrap bracelet. Depending on the pattern you choose, you may not finish this project in the allocated time. Choose from 6/0 metal or glass seedbeads, or 5/0 glass seedbeads. 1mm waxed cord or 1mm leather

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Basics: Pearl Knotting

April 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

In this Jewelry Making class, Pearl Knotting learn the basics of knotting between Pearls . Using a single silk cord, you will learn how to knot between beads in a traditional method. Knotting adds flexibility, length, beauty, and protection to your beads.

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May 2019

Paint Your Pet

May 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$55

Email your picture to Zenpaint@hotmail.com by March 16th, 2019 for the March 26th class by March 26th, 2019 for the April 9th class by April 24th for the April 30th class

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Diamond Bracelet

May 14, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

A fun easy pattern to make a "Diamond Bracelet." Using 1 to 3 colors we will create this beautiful and simple bracelet. These 2 hole diamond cut beads fit very nicely together to create this beauty!

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Paint Your Pet

May 15, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$55

Email your picture to Zenpaint@hotmail.com by May 8th, 2019.

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Basics: Stringing

May 17, 2019 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Learn the foundation of designing, and making beaded jewelry, its tools and structure. Learn the distinctions of the many cording options and findings used in this profession. We will create a simple beaded necklace, using soft-flex wire and crimp beads.

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Braided Beaded Bracelet

May 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Using metal seedbeads, glass seedbeads and a basic braid, we will “anchor” beads in place, and create a frame around each bead. Great for single or multi-wrap bracelets. We will make a single or double wrap bracelet. Depending on the pattern you choose, you may not finish this project in the allocated time. Choose from 6/0 metal or glass seedbeads, or 5/0 glass seedbeads. 1mm waxed cord or 1mm leather

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Leather & Chain Weaves

May 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Global Beads, Inc., 345 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$45

Be prepared to start 2 or 3 patterns in class. We will practice different weave options and review closure options. Depending on the weave, you will need 2″ to 3″ of leather per inch of chain pattern. Depending on the weave, 1mm or 1.5mm will work best. Two thicknesses of your leather must fit easily in a link of the chain.

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