Athene runs popular classes on the Beinspired Herm Yoga retreat and also runs small classes from her studio workshop.

Classes are aimed at beginners looking for an introduction to the basics of beading, and will equip students with the skills to create a beaded bracelet or a pair of earrings – or both, depending on aptitude. Scroll through to see a selection of the jewellery made on past classes.

Please contact us for further details or to purchase a voucher for a class.

Amethyst and freshwater pearl bracelets

Amethyst bracelets. Amethyst is reputed to be meditative and calming, promoting balance and peace.

This design is deceptively simple, but easy enough to create once you have mastered the knotting technique.

Waterfall Earrings


Waterfall earrings in hematite and sterling silver

Make a long or short version of these, depending on how easily you pick up the wire wrapping technique.


Mother of Pearl Earrings


Simple to make once you master the wire wrapping technique.

Mother of pearl and swarovski crystal earrings with sterling silver handmade bobble wires, on a sterling silver hook.


Hematite Bracelet

Hematite bracelets with freshwater pearls.

Hematite is reputed to absorb negativity and calm stress.

Deceptively simple, but easy to make once you master the knotting technique.