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Jewellery Making Classes. Learn from our many years of experience.
Beads with a Twist provide a full range of jewellery making classes to suit all abilities. The menu of classes has something for everyone, from the complete beginner to the advanced jewellery maker wanting to learn new skills and techniques.

Jewellery Making Classes.

"Learn from our many years of experience"


Beads with a Twist provide a full range of jewellery making classes to suit all abilities. The menu of classes has something for everyone, from the complete beginner to the advanced jewellery maker wanting to learn new skills and techniques.

Here,at Beads with a Twist you can be confident in being taught by friendly tutors with many years of experience. To date over 1200 people have attended a class with us here at Beads with a Twist so you can be confident in learning some great skills while having fun in a relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Our passion is wirework jewellery making and much of our inspiration has come from jewellery designer, teacher and author Linda Jones and together with our own ideas and techniques we can teach you everything you need to know whether you are a beginner or improving existing skills to create beautiful pieces of jewellery. Along with wirework classes we are currently offering numerous classes teaching other jewellery making techniques. In some classes ie: Off The Cuff, you will be making specific designs owned by Beads with a Twist and while you may make these for your own enjoyment you are prohibited from reproducing them in their entirety for profit or gain. The following information provides details of each class, the cost, what is included and who the class is most suitable for.

Creative Twisting- Wireworking . Around 3 hrs. £35 - suitable for complete beginners An introduction to wirework.
This class will give you an introduction to the elements and principles of design that are used in making your own stunning pieces of jewellery art. This class will provide examples and directions that can be used to make many different styles of jewellery. The class begins with an introduction to the equipment and materials used to create the basic wirework components. You will gradually build up your confidence by learning various techniques which you will then put into practice by designing and creating your own piece of wirework and bead jewellery. The cost of this class includes tuition, silver plated wire, findings and clasps. Beads are not included in the cost but you choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.

More Ways With Wire - Wireworking. Around 2 hrs.
£35. Suitable for those with basic knowledge of wireworking.


This class will teach you more of the ornate techniques and effects like herringbone and filigree to add to your portfolio of skills.


Sassy Shapes and Links
- Wireworking. Around 3 hrs.
£35 - suitable for those with basic knowledge of wire working and who want to take their skills to the next level.

This is a natural follow on from our Creative Twisting class in which the basic techniques of wire working will have been mastered. Our Sassy Shapes and Links class will improve skills and introduce you to the art of making a variety of links eg. hearts, swirls, spirals, Greek keys and lattice links. Once mastered these can be used to make a variety of chains for bracelets and necklaces. This class also includes instruction on making bead cages. You will learn the techniques to make different links and you will put your new skills to the test by designing and creating a bracelet or necklace using your favorite links.
The cost of this class includes tuition, silver plated wire, findings and clasps. Beads are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.
Please note:It is advisable to have taken our Creative Twisting class before attending this class, or at least to have experience of wirework and be able to make wrapped loops.

Off The Cuff
-Around 2hours £35. Suitable for experienced wireworkers.

Learn how to bend and twist silver plated wire to create a stunning cuff incorporating beads within your design. You can expect to leave with at least one beautiful cuff plus the skills to go on to make more in the future.

The cost of this class includes tuition and wire. Beads are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.

Curls n' Coils- Around 2 hours £35 - suitable for those who are confident with the techniques of basic wire working.



You will use many different sized wires and a variety of wirework techniques to curl and coil an amazingly chunky and contemporary cuff.

The cost of this class includes tuition,wires and use of tools and equipment. There will be an additional cost for the beads of your choice chosen from a wide selection of semi precious gemstone beads from our shop.

All Wrapped Up- Around 2 hours £35.00 - suitable for those who are confident with the techniques of basic wire working.

Wire wrapping stones is having a bit of a fashion moment in the jewellery making world. In this class you will learn how to wire wrap beads and stones to create beautiful pendants, charms and focal beads. During this class you will make a necklace incorporating a wire wrapped pendant on a ribbon or leather cord.

The cost of this class includes tuition, silver plated wire, findings,and leather cord/ribbon. There will be an additional cost for the pendant of your choice chosen from a wide selection of semi precious gemstone beads from our shop.

Twisty Beady Bracelet - Around 1-1/2 hours £35. - This is ideal for complete beginners to wireworking. You will learn how to create an amazing bracelet by twisting different wires and beads together to form this fabulous statement piece. Beads are not included in the cost of this class but can be purchased from the wide selection in the shop.


Inspired by Wire
- Around 2 hours £35.00 – this is an advanced class suitable for those who are competent with wire working techniques.


This advanced class will introduce you to a number of techniques to add to your skills and create distinctive pieces of jewellery.These techniques include wire knot links, wire spiralling and could bead connectors. Using these techniques you will make a beautiful bracelet.

The cost of this class includes tuition, silver plated wire, findings and clasps. Beads are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.

Please note; It is advisable to have taken Creative Twisting and Sassy Shapes and Links classes before attending this class

Wire Weaving - Wireworking. Around 3 hrs - £35 This is an advanced class suitable for those who are competent with wire working techniques.



This advanced class will introduce you to a number of wire weaving techniques to compliment your existing wireworking skills. You will learn how to weave and wrap with multiple wires to create fantastic frames and decorations to use on stones and beads without the need for them to be drilled. By the end of the day you will have created a beautiful wire and stone sculpted pendant to take home.
The cost of this class includes tuition, silver plated wire and use of tools.The stone for the pendant is not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase this on the day from a wide selection in our shop.

Mix and Twist Necklace - Around 2 hours £35. Suitable for complete beginners

During this class you will make a striking necklace from multiple strands of wire and a mixture of beads of your choice. The necklace you make will be similar to the example shown but each necklace is unique as you will have chosen the colour and bead combination. You will take away the knowledge and skills to make other necklaces using different beads to create varied effects.

The cost of this class includes tuition, use of tools, wire and findings. Beads and embellishments are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.


Lovely Lariats - Around 2 hrs £35. Suitable for complete beginners.

Learn to make a beautiful and easy to wear lariat necklace using cord and leather with bead embellishments. Each lariat made in the class will be unique as you choose your colour theme and the selection of beads. You will take home a lovely lariat that you have made yourself.

The cost of this class includes tuition and cords. Beads and embellishments are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop.

Easy Earrings - Around 2 Hours £25 - Suitable for complete beginners.

An excellent class if you want to learn how to make simple earrings.

The cost of this class includes tuition, all materials and beads. However if you prefer to use beads other than those supplied you may purchase these on the day at an additional cost.


All Things Bling ! - Around 2 Hours £35. Suitable for complete beginners.

In this class you will learn the basic techniques required to make Bling Rings, Earrings, Charm Bracelets or why not bling your bag or mobile phone! It is two and half hours packed full with ideas, designs and techniques that will enable you to go away with at least one of the above items which you will have created and the skills to make many more in the future for yourself or as gorgeous gifts for friends and family.

The cost of this class includes tuition, all materials and beads, you just need to choose from a selection of stunning bead mixes However if you prefer to use beads other than those supplied you may purchase these on the day at an additional cost.

Please note: silver plated earrings will be supplied however you may purchase sterling silver pairs on the day if you prefer


Bead Chic
- Around 3 Hours £35. Suitable for complete beginners.

An introduction to beading basics using flexible beading wire e.g. Tiger Tail. This class will introduce you to the most commonly used beading materials and teach you the basic techniques and equipment needed to make your own stunning necklace during the class. The skills learnt during this class will enable you to go on to make many more pieces of jewellery in the future.
The cost of this class includes tuition, beading wire, findings and clasps. Beads are not included in the cost, you will choose and purchase these on the day from a wide selection in our shop

Tree of Life - Around 2 hours £35. Suitable for complete beginners.



This class will guide you step by step to creating a beautiful tree of life pendant. The cost of this class is fully inclusive of all materials including beads.



'New' - Jewellery Making Classes and Parties for Beading Groups, Girlie Get Togethers, Birthday and Hen Parties or just about any other reason you can think of.