1-Day Course

Pearl / Bead Threading & Stringing

Jewellery Techniques : 1-day Course

All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets.


Course Description

Pearl / Bead Threading & Stringing

The emphasis of this course is to learn techniques for stringing and knotting pearls or beads to create professionally finished necklaces and bracelets.


Guided by your skill level you may learn techniques with step-by-step tutor guidance or ask for help on troublesome threading, knotting or tension issues. Depending on your progress you may make more than one necklace on the day.


The tutor will provide a small range of beads/pearls and clasps for you to choose from to create one or two piece of jewellery of your own design or you may bring some of your own stones/beads/ pearls, small mementos or clasps that you would like to incorporate into a design.

Alternatively you may bring in your own necklaces and get help with restringing, knotting and tension or adding a new clasp.

During the day you will learn many bead jewellery design tips from the tutor to help you create the beautiful pearl or bead Jewellery you wish to make.

  • How to choose the correct sizes and shapes of beads/pearls for balance

  • Considering colour combinations

  • How to create the correct space and tension between beads

  • How to choose and add a clasp to your Jewellery for a professional finish

  • Simple ways for adding sterling silver into your designs (Optional)

Materials : Pearls /Beads & Clasps

A basic selection of beads and findings are included in the course fee, however the tutor has treasure trove of additional pearls, beads and findings and you may make additional purchases (optional) to use on the day or take away for later practise.



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Course Fee and Course Date

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About the Course Fee

A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor. because, it’s their experience and expertise that you are paying for.


In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee. 


Vat is not applicable


Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.


Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.


Why are course fee's different?

Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate. 

What is the course fee?
Course date & Timetable

The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.


Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.

Course Timetable

Tuition is 6 hours.

Start time is 9.30am however this can be flexible to suit you.

Lunch is NOT provided, you will need to bring a packed lunch.

Precious Metals or stones cannot be included in the course fee.


This is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit  individual makers needs.


Therefore you must bring your own silver.


If you wish to do some work with gold you will need to bring your own Gold, 18ct Gold wire  and Gold solder.

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Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

Nobuko O

Course Fee: £310 for up to 2 persons

Vat is not applicable

London, Hatton Garden

Ille P

Course Fee: £370 One-to-one tuition



Course Fee: £430 One-to-two tuition|         NOT AVAILABLE DURING COVID-19


Vat is not applicable

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