Beads on the Ave

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Customer Reviews

231 Ratings

Good clear instruction!
Dorothy T. · March 17, 2013
Pleasant environment. Instructor (Tonia) very knowledgable & helpful. Terrific experience. Will make a few Christmas presents.
ML D. · October 21, 2012
Great place to learn how to make jewelry and to buy beautiful beads and accessories.
Sharon K. · October 12, 2012

What You'll Get

Handmade jewelry has come a long way from its earliest failed incarnations of popcorn strings and daisy chains, both of which proved too great for the willpower of kleptomaniac nesting birds. Assemble a more permanent adornment with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $17 for a two-hour Intro to Beading class, including supplies (a $40 value)
  • $17 for a two-hour Wire Loop class, including supplies (a $40 value)
  • $35 for a three-hour Wire Crochet class, including supplies (a $70 value)<p>

During two-hour Intro to Beading classes, students immerse themselves in the fundamentals of jewelry making, learning how to design pieces, assemble them, and properly use tools. In two-hour Wire Loop classes, they’ll manipulate wire into a link form that holds beads for dangly earrings and bracelets. Otherwise, they’ll become pros at using large crochet hooks to create unique beaded necklaces during two-and-a-half-hour Wire Crochet classes. Check the schedule for dates and times.<p>

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 10, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Beads on the Ave

Beads on the Ave combines an impressive selection of gewgaws with expert instruction from the likes of Tonia Turner, affectionately known as "The Bead Doctor." Inside the shop, Swarovski pendants, semiprecious and precious stones, and glittering pieces from local artists glimmer as light floods through them from the all-glass storefront. In the spacious back room, instructors lead up to 25 students through a range of hands-on classes, teaching them how to create stunning works of wearable art as they sip on brought-from-home libations. The teacher provides supplies appropriate for each class, though they may charge extra for specialty beads, more expensive materials, or top-secret access codes to the White House's ruby vault.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.