Jewelry Making Class

Space is limited to only 15 students! Registration will close once the class is full. Get 20% off your total when you sign up with a friend – the discount shows up automatically only if you put 2 or more in the shopping cart and pay at once with one payment transaction.  See near the top of this page for discount details.

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Jewelry Making Class

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Time TBA

Kim Reyes (See bio at bottom of page)

Near Bethesda Metro (See Address Below)

$75 total
(Includes materials and snacks)

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* 20% off your total automatically once you put 2 in the shopping cart (for 2 friends paying at once with 1 payment transaction)
* 25% off
your total when you put 3 in the cart (for 3 friends paying at once with 1 payment transaction)
* 30% off
your total when you put 4 or more in the shopping cart.  (for 4 or more friends paying at once with 1 payment transaction)
* Contact Amina for any questions or if you are interested in our internship or service exchange program
NOTE: Must pay for everyone at once with 1 credit card at one time to get this discount.  Discounts can not be combined.

This freshwater pearl necklace is what you will make in class and take home. Click to see full size image.

Basic Jewelry Making Class
Do you love jewelry?  Learn how to make beautiful custom made pieces for all occasions.  In this class you will learn the basics of bead stringing, crimping and finishing your designs using the correct tools.   From there you could begin a home-based business, save money by making your own gifts, learn where to buy wholesale supplies and build on your knowledge of stones, pearls and other beads.  At the end of class we will discuss outlets to sell your jewelry.  There will also be a small assortment of supplies available for sale.

* You will take home a 17” freshwater pearl necklace and a pair of matching earrings (as pictured to the left – click on photo to see full size image)
* All materials are included in the class fee; tools will be available for use during the class.
* Students will leave with printouts on techniques, tools and jewelry supply sources
* Learn how to string a necklace on stringing wire and finish with crimps and clasp. With this technique you will be able to make necklace, bracelet and anklet designs of many styles + lengths
* Learn how to use basic jewelry making tools.
* Learn how to make a basic earring using headpins, beads and French hooks.
* From these basic techniques you will be shown how to make more complex designs by combining components.
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Beginner Adult students any age 16 and over – 15 student limit

$75 (Includes 3 hours of instruction, snacks materials, and 17” freshwater pearl necklace and a pair of matching earrings which you will make in class)

15 Student Limit

Email Amina at or call or text her at (301) 641- 6055

The Palisades of Bethesda (Luxury Apartment Building’s Conference room)
4835 Cordell Ave Bethesda MD 20814
Near Bethesda Metro with ample free parking at the Public Garages nearby which are free on weekends
Note: The instructor and the organizer Amina are not affiliated with The Palisades of Bethesda Building but are using the space for class

Your Jewelry Instructor, Kim Reyes has been making jewelry for 13 years and was assistant designer for 9 years with Mei Fa Hairstyx and Shaune Bazner Accessories designing pieces for Nordstrom, Sundance Catalog, Coldwater Creek and other local boutiques.  Kim worked with The Bead Warehouse for 7 years selling supplies and doing wholesale shows.  She regularly teaches private and group classes in peoples homes and at The Bead Warehouse in Silver Spring.  Kim Reyes currently works for the local prestigious modeling agency T.H.E. Artist Agency as well as independently as a freelance face makeup artist and body painter for models, weddings and events. To read more about Kim visit her Makeup Art



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