Classes & Events

Virginia Beach Beads will be closed May 18th through May 28th.

We will reopen at 12N on Tuesday, May 29th.

Aurora Earrings - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Sabrina Piper

Wednesday, May 30, 1-4pm

Prior experience with bead stitching recommended.  

These elegant beaded Swarovski Rivoli earrings can be designed in your choice of colors.

Freeform Peyote Bracelet - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Ginger Naujoks

Saturday, June 2, 1-4pm

Learn to stitch a one-of-a-kind freeform bracelet using the peyote stitch and a variety of beads for texture and color. 

Back to Work Chain Maille Bracelet - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Chris Eichman

Saturday, June 2, 2-5pm

Learn to work with jump rings and tools to create this stylish chain maille bracelet in your choice of colors.

Color Swirls Bracelet - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Sandra Singletary

Monday, June 4, 12:30-3:30pm

This whimsical bracelet features four different colors of 11/0 seed beads and can be made in your choice of colors.

Sea Glass Wall Art - $60 includes materials

Instructor - Sara Duplessis

Saturday, June 9, 1-4pm

Learn to make beach inspired wall art from a local artist.  No previous experience required. 

NOTE:  This class is not appropriate for children.  

Resin must set overnight.  Please plan to pick up your finished project on our next business day.  We're open Monday through Saturday, 12N and 6pm.

Wavy Flag Bracelet - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Sandra Singletary

Thursday, June 14, 12:30-3:30pm

In this class, you'll learn how to stitch this patriotic bracelet using red, white, and blue Delica seed beads.  Accent beads and clasp can be gold or silver.  

Basic Bead Embroidery - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Jeannie Robertson

Saturday, June 16, 1-4pm

Learn the basics of bead embroidery from experienced jewelry artist, Jeannie Robertson.  In this class, Jeannie will teach you how to stitch a bezel around a cabochon. 

No experience required.

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Randy Emerick

Saturday, June 16, 1-4pm

This class is appropriate for all levels of experience.  Randy is a patient instructor and will teach you how to work with wire and tools.

Bead Crochet - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Diane Harrell

Saturday, June 23, 12:30-3:30pm

Learn to crochet and add beads to your design.  No experience with crocheting required.

"Peyote with a Twist - Not Crochet" - $20 plus materials

Instructor - Jeannie Robertson

Saturday, June 30, 1-4pm

“Peyote with a Twist—Not Crochet” is a technique for using peyote stitch to make cylindrical ropes that look similar to bead-crocheted ropes.  Experience with peyote stitch will be helpful, but not required.