Unplug from the stress of work and engage the right side of your brain with a creative class at Mama's Minerals! Pearl Knotting, Beading, and Wire Wrapping are all great skills for making jewelry that will spice up your outfits at the office or help you glam up for a night on the town.

Not interested in making jewelry? What about Metaphysical classes? We have fun and educational classes for kids, too! Check out our large variety of classes to find something fun for everyone in the family.

We conduct public classes at our Albuquerque store, and periodically we offer classes at our Santa Fe store, too. Space is limited, so please be sure to sign up well in advance. We also host birthday parties with fun activities for kids; choose either "Make Your Own Mineral and Fossil Kit" or "Create Your Own Necklace." See more information and make a reservation.

For more information or to sign up for a class, please call us at 505-266-8443.

Also check out our Events Calendar for upcoming gem and mineral and beading shows, as well as our annual Arts & Crafts Fair, Alternative Health Fair, and Kids Day.


Beading / Jewelry Classes:

Schedule your own Private Class for individualized instruction. More information here.


FREE Stretch Cord Class
First Friday of Every Month
5:00pm-6:00pm


Learn the basics of stretch cord. An easy DIY technique for bracelets. Make them any way you want! Casual, fun, sparkly, elegant - the choice is yours...

We will cover bead spacing techniques, choosing the right stretch cord for your beads, how to tie your knot and much more.

This class is BYOB!! Bring your own beads!! If you find you need extras, there will be time to purchase beads during the class.


Stretch cord is provided for each student.

FREE Registeration

Drop ins welcome, space permitting.

Class is appropriate for all ages.


Instructors: Heather Larson



REGISTER HERE


FREE Basic Necklace Class
Second Friday of Every Month
5:00pm-6:00pm


Learn the basics of necklace making. Create necklaces as unique as you. Your design. Your color palette. Your bead selection. Casual, fun, sparkly, elegant - the choice is yours...


We will cover bead spacing techniques, choosing the right beading wire for your beads, clasp selection, and crimping techniques,


This class is BYOB!! Bring your own beads!! If you find you need extras, there will be time to purchase beads during the class.


Beading wire is provided for each student.

FREE Registeration

Drop ins welcome, space permitting.

Class is appropriate for all ages.


Instructors: Heather Larson



REGISTER HERE



FREE Basic Earring Class
Third Friday of Every Month
5:00pm-6:00pm


Learn the basics of earring making. Create a pair of earrings as unique as you.


We will cover basic wire wrapping techniques, choosing the right wire for your beads and completing a earring wrap.


This class is BYOB!! Bring your own beads!! If you find you need extras, there will be time to purchase beads during the class.


Head pins will be provided for each student.

FREE Registeration

Drop ins welcome, space permitting.

Class is appropriate for all ages.


Instructors: Heather Larson



REGISTER HERE



FREE Basic Knotting Class
Fourth Friday of Every Month
5:00pm-6:00pm


Learn the basics of bead knotting. Create necklaces as unique as you. Your design. Your color palette. Your bead selection. Casual, fun, sparkly, elegant - the choice is yours...


We will cover basic knotting techniques, choosing the right cord wire for your beads, clasp selection or creation, and clam shell use.


This class is BYOB!! Bring your own beads!! If you find you need extras, there will be time to purchase beads during the class.


Beading cord is provided for each student.

FREE Registeration

Drop ins welcome, space permitting.

Class is appropriate for all ages.


Instructors: Heather Larson

REGISTER HERE



Beading 101
Sat- Dec 21 , 10:30-4:00pm

Beading 101 – Bead it Yourself!!
Not your ordinary class!

This class will be comprehensive and for serious beginners. You will leave with a different understanding of the importance of beading throughout history and throughout the world. Only 12 people in the class, so don't miss out on getting a seat. Register today!

Class includes: History of beads, color theory, elements of design. You will receive a Bead Society tote bag with everything you need to get started making jewelry. The kit has a $50.00 value. We will break to go shopping in the store, to eat lunch and then the afternoon is filled with actually making your necklace, including crimping and adding a toggle clasp. You will wear your necklace home.
Water and coffee available.

Saturday Classes
10:30am-4pm
$100 class fee includes kit
Instructors:
Patti Farley, Julie Fear, and
Julie Goddard



Class Reviews:

"A wonderful experience" "Lot's of fun" "Instructors were superb" "Great fun and quite informative"

"... worth the money..." "...would recommend to all my friends!"

For more information visit the Bead Society of New Mexico website or to register:

 


Sat- Dec 21, 10:30-4pm




Shrinky Dink Fall Leaves
Sat November 16, 2019 10:30 am-12:30 pm

In this class we will draw leaves or trace around leaves that people bring in and color them using colored pencil and then shrink them in a toaster oven. We will put a hole in them before they go in the oven so that when they are done we can hang them on a chain.


Suggested Items to bring to class-but not mandatory: leaves, colored pencils, jump rings, chain, misc items to make necklace, bracelet, or earrings.

All materials provided.

Registration Fee: $40.00
Instructors: Patti Farely


For more information visit the Bead Society of New Mexico website or to register.





Kids Ornament Class
Sat November 9th, 1pm - 3pm


Create your own, ornament


 In this class you will work with 12 gauge and 24 gauge copper wire. You will bend your 12G wire to the desired shape, then hammer the form to add texture. create 2 unique ornaments along with a random assortment of beads to embellish your ornaments.



Registration fee: $20.00
Instructors: Jeanette Easley


For more information visit the Bead Society of New Mexico website or to register.

 


 



Gift Set Class

Saturday November 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm


Make an earring, bracelet, and necklace set in this class. A great gift option. Includes clasp and wire.


Registration fee: $52.00

Instructors: Jeanette Easley



For more information visit the Bead Society of New Mexico website or to register.

 





Kids Jewelry Gifts
Sat November 9th , 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn to design and create a necklace or bracelet using beads. You will learn how to create an interesting composition, what stringing materials to use, crimping and clasping techniques

The kit includes the enough beads to make either 2 necklaces or 3 bracelets as well as stringing material, crimps, clasp and gift bags for each piece.


Registration $22.00 
Instructors: Jeanette Easley



For more information visit the Bead Society of New Mexico website or to register.

 





Kids Classes


Kids Stretch Magic Class
First Saturday of the month 10:30-11:00
All materials provided, a variety of beads to choose from with stretch magic cord.
Registration Fee: $3.00

Kids Necklace Class
Third Saturday of the month 10:30-11:00
All materials provided, a variety of beads to choose from with necklace cord.
Registration Fee: $5.00


 



Kids Stretch Magic Class: Register here

Kids Necklace Class: Register here

 



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Earth Energies & Crystal Healing




Intro to Crystals

Fri November 8, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Sat November 23, 10:30am-11:30am
Sat December 7, 10:30am-11:30am
Fri December 20, 5:00pm-6:00pm

An introduction to metaphysical and crystal healing.


Free Class
Instructors: Shane Lesley


Register online here.

 



Gridding Workshop
Fri November 22, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Sat December 21, 10:30am-11:30am

An introduction to gridding through sacred geometry.

Registration: Free
Instructors: Shane Lesley



Register online here.




 

The Art of Energy Work
Sat August 31 10:30am-11:30am
Sat September 28 10:30am-11:30am

Learn the history of chakras and how to heal imbalances in you own chakra systems. LEave class with a set of your own chakra stones.

$30 class fee
Instructors: Shane Lesley




Register at the front counter or call 505-266-8443.

 

 
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