Classes & Events

 

Spring Classes 2018

Please visit our class website for full schedule, class descriptions and more! www.BeadShopNewOrleans.EventBrite.com

Trunk Show: Jennifer Ponson Charms & Collectibles

Jennifer is coming back!!!! She went on a wonderful buying trip and got all kinds of new specimens, stones and delicious things to turn into pendants! This trunk show will feature delicious handmade charms, pendants, belts and jewelry by Gulf Coast artist, Jennifer Ponson. Preview Day: Friday, March 9th: 1:00 - 7:00 pmTrunk Show Day: Saturday, March 10th: 10:00 - 6:00 pmShop these gorgeous found objects, stones, crystals and more, all turned in to vintage looking pendants. We are obsessed and can't...

Trunk Show: Phil is coming! March 2018

Join us in welcoming Phil back to The Big Easy! It’s always so much fun to see what he has collected on his worldwide travels…lets see what he has this time! He’ll be driving over with his giant traveling bead mobile to display his huge assortment of natural shells, imported beads, findings, stones, pendants, carvings, and more! We’ll have tables and tables of beautiful trunk show inventory, covering the trunk showw room…all at beautiful prices. This means you get to enjoy some of Phil’s...



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!