People celebrate special occasions by decorating things with baubles, as evidenced by hanging ornaments on Christmas trees and emptying drums of diamonds over winning coaches. Be a gem with this Groupon.
$20 for a Jewelry-Making Workshop for Two with $30 Worth of Materials ($40 Value)
An encouraging, experienced instructor demonstrates the basics of stringing necklaces and bracelets as students partake in two hours of hands-on learning. To acquire materials for their masterpieces, pairs of students peruse bottles of beads ($1.75+), single beads ($0.01–$50), and complete jewelry-making kits ($6.50+), spending $15 each on materials that transform into wearable creations by the end of the workshop. Aspiring jewelry makers can call to make an appointment for their workshop Monday–Saturday, with Thursday-night workshops finishing up as late as 9 p.m.
Thousands of beads of all kinds from around the globe twinkle in hues of every color at Bead Creative, awaiting their moment to be united with wire, floss, and leather in customers’ unique handiworks. The store’s expert jewelry-makers aid shoppers in selecting the perfect combination of beads for stringing a necklace or embroidering onto a leotard in preparation for a circus job as a beardless woman. After finding the perfect materials, guests can perch at in-store workstations to start their creations. The store’s bead artists also lead classes or host parties, imparting the fundamentals of crafting pieces to dangle around the neck, wrist, or prehensile tail.