Classes & Events

 

January 2018 Jewelry Making Classes

The Bead Shop January 2018 Jewelry Making Class and Workshop Schedule View pics and sign up online at www.BeadShopNewOrleans.EventBrite.com or Call the Shop at 504-895-6161 Ready to learn to make some jewelry? We add new classes and workshops at the beginning of each month, so please bookmark it and check back frequently. Schedule conflict or prefer one on one attention? We offer private  jewelry making classes for just $45.00 * Just want to get started, without a formal class?  Please...

Wire Working Weekend and Trunk Shows!

This weekend: Trunk Show & Special Guest Class Instructor: Melody MacDuffee!  Soul of Somanya trunk show inside, and  African Imports trunk show outside! Join us for a wonderful weekend with talented author and wire jewelry  artist Melody MacDuffee. She is here in New Orleans to set up her beautiful bead trunk show at The Bead Shop and teach some wonderful new wire working jewelry classes. Melody primarily sells beautiful hand made glass beads, from Ghana as well as other beads,...

Magazine Street Day!

November 25th officially declared “Magazine Street Day” In New Orleans The New Orleans City Council is declaring that Saturday, November 25th , known across the country as Small Business Saturday, is Magazine Street Day. The day will honor the six-mile stretch of local entrepreneurship; artists, restaurateurs, merchants and local business innovators. For over 150 years, Magazine Street has been a significant thoroughfare of New Orleans, attracting locals and visitors. The corridor offers...



Happy Hour Workshop: Baubles and Bubbles

Friday, Nov. 17 5- 7 pm Have you been seeing those great long beaded necklaces all over? Come let us guide you through making your own! You choose and pay for your beads and supplies, and we'll help you through your design and construction of your very own necklace! Kits are available for only 19.99! Kit includes 1 strand of crystals, a length of chain, 1 gold shape, and gold accent beads. Any additional drops or tassels are extra.Class fee: $12.61 includes $10 Bead Bucks to use toward...

African Imports Outdoor Pop Up!

Friday, Nov. 24 Saturday, Nov. 25 Sunday, Nov 26 Samba is coming back! Stop by and see what treasures he has with him this time! Samba brings some of his beautiful beads from all over Africa. Ethiopian metal, brass and glass from Ghana, Copal, Krobo glass beads, collectible beads, amber, embellished umbrellas, pure Shea butter, Dashiki’s, baskets, Kente cloths, and more. You may have met him in Congo square at Jazz Fest – as he is there every year with a smile on his face! He’s only in town...

Jennifer Ponson Pop Up

Mini Pop Up with Jennifer Ponson designs! This Saturday, Nov. 18th 11 - 6 Shop these gorgeous found objects, stones, crystals and more, all turned in to vintage looking pendants. We are obsessed and can't stop picking out treasures for ourselves. The best news: she also does CUSTOM charms... so start putting together your stash of shells found on the beach, any stones/rocks with no hole, a piece of your grandmothers lace, a vintage chandelier crystal you love... all of it can be turned...



Pearl Pop Up!

Visiting pearls! Large hole pearl pop up is here! We have a table full of freshwater pearls - mostly large hole, with a few other beautiful strands as well. These pearls will be here Nov. 15th - Nov. 26th, so come by and see them while they are here!  

Janu Gems Trunk Show

Friday, September 22 : 12:00 - 6:00 Saturday, September 23 : 10:00 - 6:00 Sunday, September 24 : 12:00 - 5:00 Gemstone Trunk Show with Janu Gems! Join us in welcoming Theo back to New Orleans! We are excited to host their beautiful trunk show and bring you so many beautiful beads! Theo will be offering loose faceted stones and cabochons, gemstone beads, and minerals. Come by and see our trunkshow room FULL of gemstones for the weekend. Beads, cabochons and gem quality stones. Sapphires,...

September Jewelry Making Class Schedule 2017

The Bead Shop September 2017 Class & Workshop Schedule  Registration required for all classes and workshops Sign up online: www.BeadShopNewOrleans.EventBrite.com or Call: 504.895.6161   Workshop: Long Necklace: Wed. Sept. 6th - 4:00-5:30pm - $11.56 includes $10 Bead Buck Woven Wire & Crystal Earrings : Friday September 8th - 4:30pm-6:00pm - $35 + materials Pearl and Leather Jewelry – Saturday, September 9th  – 9:00am-10:30am - $35+materials Wire Wrapped Rings – Saturday,...



Trunk Show: African Imports at The Bead Shop

Join us to welcome Muhammadou to town! He is making his way to Texas, and we can see all of his beautiful items before he gets there! He will be here, set up outside, with our driveway FULL of beautiful African beads, textiles, collectibles and more! He even has a few baskets left! Friday, August 18  11 - 6 pm Saturday, August 19  10 - 6 pm