Build the skills needed to make beautiful jewelry in our monthly workshops.

Workshop Policies

At A Better Place to Bead we offer FREE monthly workshops held on Saturday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. During our workshops we teach the basic techniques of jewelry making; in addition to teaching specific techniques for certain types of jewelry.

Get started on your jewelry making journey today, and begin creating beautiful unique custom jewelry for any occasion. Sign up for our workshops in store or call us at (530) 759-8038. 


Upcoming Workshop Schedule

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Triple Choker Necklace

Triple Choker Necklace
Learn to make this gorgeous triple choker necklace using basic stringing techniques.
Saturday Nov. 4th, 2023
11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Imelda
Workshop Fee: FREE
Project: 1 Necklace

Teardrop Earrings

Learn to make these elegant teardrop earrings to wear on your favorite occasions.
Saturday Nov. 11th, 2023
11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Imelda
Workshop Fee: FREE
Project: 1 Pair of Earrings


1520 East Covell Blvd. Suite #2 Davis, CA 95618.

Owner Imelda Castro

A Better Place to Bead is all its name implies...and much more!

At A Better Place to Bead our goal is to provide each and every customer with our best service possible. Our focus is to teach you how to start and finish your beading project. Let your creativity run wild, and express yourself with a fabulous one of a kind wearable art piece designed and made by YOU!

We offer an incredible selection of the most beautiful, high quality, and affordable pieces that are sure to inspire your creativity. Our selections are divided into full strands, half strands, or loose beads. Pick and use only the beads necessary for your projects.

We also have a wonderful selection of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings exclusively designed by us. These are ready to wear, or gift to a special someone.

Visit our new location in Davis,CA to discover the exciting world of beading and jewelry making. 

Enjoy the little things
  • Jewelry classes
  • Jewelry repairs
  • Custom jewelry orders
  • Birthday Parties or any other special event in your life.
  • Free work table from 11 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
  • Our selection of beads includes: semi-precious stones, czech glass beads, swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls, porcelain, wood, horn, bone pewter charms, plated, sterling silver, gold-filled findings, and so much more.