Classes and Workshops

 Jewellery making classes
Learn how to design and make your own unique jewellery
Our jewellery making classes in Ramsgate, Sydney are designed to teach you the professional and secure techniques needed to design and make your own jewellery.

Basic class:  Basic threading and wire wrapping are our TUTORIAL free classes held in our Ramsgate showroom and are designed  for beginners. We do not charge tuition for these classes and allow you to learn from any of our many professional designed kits or using the huge variety of beads in our store, see  below to view just a few of our kits available, prices from $15.
Please bring any tools you have to the class. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.
We charge a refundable $20.00 booking fee, fee is not refunded for non attendance or late cancellation.

Basic threading; you will create a necklace or bracelet using Griffin brand jewellery wire and Sterling Silver crimps, learn why we only use  Griffin brand wire and NOT tiger tail and why we crimp with a crimping tool and Sterling Silver crimps.

Wire wrapping;
is a slightly more involved process where beads are linked and connected to each other with hard wire, usually Sterling  Silver or 14k Gold filled wire; this technique can be used to make bracelets, necklaces and earrings.  

Classes take approximately 2 hours for each technique, with 2 classes running on Saturdays. We recommend that beginners attend  both threading and wire wrapping classes on the same day, with a break for lunch, especially if you have traveled far.


Basic Class times: most Saturdays- when another class listed below is not running. 
 Morning session; 19.30am- noon
 Afternoon Session; 1-3 pm
Private Class
If you require a private lesson please call/email us to organise a time suitable for you - the cost will be $20.00 per class per student plus kit/bead, tools & supplies  costs. Private class fee will be waived if more than 3 people can be organised, by you, to attend, if less than 4 people attend the class a $20.00 tuition fee will be charged to all of those that attend the class.

 See our threading kits
 See our wire wrap kits

 See bookings and cancellation policy below  

 Earring Design class $60*
Come and enjoy 2 1/2 hours designing and making 5 pairs of STERLING SILVER earrings. We will have all the beads used here AND MORE so that you can make your own unique designs or just recreate ours.
5 pairs for $60.00 only $12 per pair a great start to your Christmas shopping.
Class dates

*tools will need to be brought or purchased, tool hire is $10.00

 See bookings and cancellation policy below  

 Knotting class: Learn the easy and quick Japanese technique to knot beads we have kits that include both bracelets and necklaces
 Class cost $20.00 per student plus the cost of the kit, kit prices from $12.00
 See our knotting kits
 We also allow you to create your own simple design* to use in this class using one strand only (excludes F.W.Pearls)of beads of your choice and one feature bead as long as we deem that holes of all a similar size.
*choice of beads must be organized prior to the commencement of the class 
scheduled time AND must be from our current shop stock and NOT previously purchased stock.

 See bookings and cancellation policy below  

 5 strand Pearls & Faux suede Necklace:   
3 KIT colours available
, White Pearl on Black, Black Pearl on White, Grey Pearl on Navy.
Learn how to thread pearls with a large hole onto suede and secure into a tube clasp  securely using the appropriate glue.

 DATES: 15/10/16
 TIME: 9.30am

 Class $65.00, includes all components to make the necklace including large holed drilled Fresh Water Pearls, Faux Suede and a Silver plated Copper clasp.
As we are using glue in this class there will times when you have to leave the project for 30 minutes for the glue to harden, we have designed 2 other easy kits you can complete while you are waiting.
Pearl & S.Silver choker necklace Kit $25.00     Pearl, Leather & S.Silver Earrings Kit $10.00
If you wish you can complete all 3 projects in the class time or make 2 of the 5 strand necklaces.

 See bookings and cancellation policy below  


 Multi Strand finishing class: You must have attended BOTH our basic classes to attend this class, this is one of the techniques we are  asked continually how to finish off in the secure and neatest way if do not wish to use a multi-strand clasp.
 Class cost $20.00 per student
 See bookings and cancellation policy below  


 Pearl & chain necklace  class: You must have attended our basic wire wrapping class to attend this class, learn how to make this  elegant Sterling silver & Shell pearl necklace.
 Class cost $15.00 per student plus the cost of the kit $45.00, includes all components to make the necklace, ALL findings are Sterling  Silver with shell based Pearls.
 See bookings and cancellation policy below  

Booking and Cancellation policy
  • $20.00 non refundable deposit must be paid in advance AND at the time of booking FOR EACH class in order to reserve a seat. 

  • Maximum number of students in each class is 5. 

  • Kits include all materials required with the exception of tools. 

  • If you wish to reserve a kit from our website or showroom prior to attending a class please advise us at the time of your booking, we will not charge for the kit until the day of the class.

  • You may bring your own tools to the class, or buy them from Bead Them Up. We do not allow the borrowing of tools - no tools no class. 

  • Minimum age to attend classes is 16. 

  • Classes will start at the correct time, if you are unable to attend a class, please call to reschedule. If we do not hear from you or you fail to attend the class, you will forfeit your deposit – no exceptions. Transferring to another date is only allowed with one weeks’ notice. 

  • Ramsgate showroom only. For bookings please call 02 9529 9982

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