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Sue Underwood In Person Workshop “SPRINGS” Necklace and Earrings plus Trunk Show

April 27 Sat @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sue Underwood In Person Workshop “SPRINGS” Necklace and Earrings plus Trunk Show


April 27 Sat
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Via Zoom



Susan (Sue) Underwood has been a lamp worker (glass bead maker) and a Jewelry Designer for over 35 years: “Glass is an expression of my thoughts and ideas – I love the colors, shapes, textures and patterns that can be formed. My love for nature and the Southwest has inspired me to create these little “glass treasures”.

I love creating from the world around me: inspiration from a color combination, a flower from my garden, or an acorn that fell from a tree – all inspire me to create my art. You can find my current work at on Etsy, Bead Life (Facebook group), Instagram, and local galleries: Handworks Gallery, Acton Ma and Kitchen Sink Candles, Bolton and Groton MA. I am also on the following platforms:

ETSY: https://www.etsy.com/shop/mysticmoonbeads

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mysticmoonbeads

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mysticmoonbeads

You can always reach me via email: mysticmoonbeads@gmail.com


Susan (Sue) Underwood


Using custom made glass beads and bright colored wire, make a SPRINGS necklace and earrings in two hours. Your kit will include:

  • Sue’s lively, colorful lamp work beads
  • Wire to make your own spring connectors
  • Beading wire
  • Crystals
  • 4 -3mm silver balls
  • 2 crimp beads
  • 2 wire guards
  • 1 silver clasp

This class includes materials, stringing instructions and use of tools. Students will learn how to layout a necklace pattern, determine proper spacing and length of a necklace as well as how to attach clasps using crimp beads and tools. Participants will also learn how to coil wire to make colorful necklace and earring accents.


  • Cost for SPRINGS necklace and earrings workshop – $65.00 for Members; $95 for non-members (includes a BDI membership)
  • Registration Deadline: priority registration for members up to 4/5/24; then open to the general public. Registration deadline, noon 4/22/24
  • Kit: required kit is included in the cost of the class and will be supplied at the workshop
  • Tools: participants will need to bring round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, wire cutter, light and magnification as needed
  • Location: Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

*Questions can be directed to programming@beadesignerintl.org

This SPRINGS workshop will be followed by a super great trunk show featuring Sue’s amazing glass beads and the Dirk Underwood’s metal work collection. Register above to make a necklace and earrings in two hours, then plan to stay to shop the trunk show and join BDI’s monthly Bead In from 1- 4 PM, where you can work on the project of your choice while socializing with friends. Workshop, trunk show, Bead In – hope you can join us for all or any part of the day.

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Questions regarding the workshop can be directed to programming@beadesignerintl.org.


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