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Bonni Poch


bonni-bio-photo-300wBonni has been doing crafts since she was a child. Shes dabbled in everything from knitting and needlework to stained glass. She made the leap to jewelry after trying one visit to BeadFX in July 2010 and has been hooked every since. Her current passion is working with natural stones and loves that each stone has a story to tell.

Upcoming Events

October 2017
Cdn $35.00 +Kit fee: $25, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Tree of Life Pendant

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Bonni Poch

Course outline: The Tree of Life is symbolic in many cultures and connects all forms of creation. Instructor Bonni Poch will lead you through the basics for creating a Tree of Life pendant. The basic skills are simple and once they are mastered, the possibilities are endless! Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: None Technique: Wirework Bring to class: Students may bring their own pliers (flat nose or chain nose and round nose) and wire cutters or use the tools in the…

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November 2017
Cdn $70.00 +Kit fee: $65 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Polymer Clay – Tips and Techniques

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bonni Poch

Course outline: Bonni Poch will guide you through the world of polymer clay and help you discover all the ways you can use it in your jewellery designs. This class will give you the opportunity to play with polymer clay, learn the differences between brands, how to condition the clay, colour blending, Skinner blends, wave pendants, Ikat canes, Mod canes, and if time permits, a basic Kaleidoscope cane. The world of polymer clay is endless and you won't believe how…

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How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.