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Powder Horn Trading Company?

  • Lots of great strands of  glass beads in all colors and sizes. Be sure to check out the new flower and leaf beads with summer projects in mind!
  • Need more bead storage to  go? We have a great new bead tube tower that holds 69 large tubes of  beads and 138 smaller tubes... or a combination of both sizes. This is a neat zippered, folding case that goes with you when you want to travel, bead at a friend's house, or work on a project in the summer sunshine.  All of your tubes are at quick fingertip access, whether it lays flat or stands up.
  • Dapping Blocks for your  metalworking. Make 6 different domed sizes from your metal blanks with  the wooden blocks, and even more in the metal blocks. We have the  dapping punches to go along with them, too. These are a must have for  making dimensional shaped earrings, charms, and pendants.

Upcoming Classes!



Please join us for this month's Free Workshop!  Powder Horn Free Workshops are first come, first serve and while supplies last. The workshop itself is free, tools will be shared and materials are additional.  Please understand that seating is limited. Call Powder Horn Trading to reserve your spot 752-6669.

Gypsy Rose Tassel Bracelet
with Cindy
Tuesday, May 2, 6 PM
Tassel material & memory wire  $5,
Class Free!
For the gypsy girl in all of us! In this class we will be stringing a memory wire bracelet and then finishing it off with charms and a sweet little tassel we will make ourselves. Gypsy Rose Lee would be proud!  Bring your beads or buy them here, tassel and stringing materials $5.00


Anne framedWe’re excited to have Anne Mitchell back again with us this July 28-31 2017! 

She will be teaching 3 great metalsmithing classes!

Ann Mitchell is a nationally known instructor who has taught many sell out classes at Bead and Button.

Stay tuned for more information.


Stacked Copper Bangle Bracelets
with Dona Miller
Tuesday, March 28 6 PM
Cost $45 plus supplies

Wear one, or ten, you can’t have too many. In class we will be creating stackable copper bangles. Learn to size, cut, shape, solder, texture and finish your bangles. Wear a stack when you leave class or make a few for your friends.


Basic Metalsmithing
with Dona Miller
Sunday, April 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Cost: $75
All tools furnished

Foundations are the building blocks for creating jewelry. In this one day metal smithing class learn the properties of different metals, the tools you will need and how to use them, along with techniques for cutting, piercing, texturing, shaping, filing, sanding, cold-connections, finishing, polishing and more. These techniques will create a foundation upon which all other metal working techniques will build when you are creating jewelry.

Earth Day Cuffs
with Cindy
Tuesday, April 11, 6 PM

Cost $25 includes tools and Materials
In honor of Earth Day we thought it would be fun to make Recycled Copper Cuffs. The results are stunning and the variations countless!  We started out with copper refrigerator tubing from our local recycling yard and then we...well I guess you will just have to take our class to get the rest of the story.


Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet
with Neats Iverson
Monday, April 17. 6 PM
Cost $30 includes Loom

Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese braiding technique that uses a special loom. Learn the basics in this class using multiple colors of seed beads and finish it off with a special hook. Once you master the basics this design possibilities are endless! You will choose from a selection of colored seed beads, accent thread and finish your masterpiece with a graceful swan hook. Beginners welcomed!

Seed Bead Sampler
with Traci Staves
Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM
Cost $35 plus materials

Explore the fascinating world of color, texture and stitches in the seed bead world. Learn a variety of seed bead stitches including tubular peyote, netting and herringbone, as well as how to smoothly transition smoothly from one to the other. We will also discuss elements of design and how to apply them to your sample, a piece uniquely designed and created by you. Your project will not be finished in class but you have a solid foundation by the end of class.
Beading experience a plus but beginners are absolutely welcome. What a great way to learn - in a fun filled atmosphere full of happy beaders! Tutorial supplied.


Mom’s Stack Rings
with Dona Miller
Wednesday, May 10, 6 PM
Cost $45 plus supplies, tools furnished

Create a set of personalized stack rings with initials, symbols and names, they’re a great gift for Mom or yourself. We will be creating a set of stack rings using Argentium Sterling wire and then embellishing them with stampings in Argentium Sterling sheet metal. We will be doing a bit of fusing and a bit of soldering in this class. So bring your readers – we will be working small, your favorite stamps, and your ideas.

Are you interested in learning the basics of bead stringing? We  schedule beginner classes on a regular basis - and also on request - so  you can learn how to put all of your beads in a row....AND make  some earrings to match. These classes are in addition to the Fall  line-up of classes. Call us to find out when the next 101 class will be  scheduled or what other classes we will have each month.

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Registration Policy
 - Classes are filled on a first come basis
 - We can only hold your place upon payment in full
 - Print registration form and return completed form with payment in full
 - Registration can be made by phone (with a Visa or Master Card), by mail or in person

Cancellation Policy
 -Credit towards another class or workshop if there is a waiting list for that class.
 - No credit if canceled 24 hours before class start. 
 - No credit for any missed classes or workshops or portion of classes or workshops.
 - No credit after class/workshop begins.

How to register

PHONE:   Please call us at 406-752-6669 with your credit card information to register by phone.

MAIL: Please mail in the registration form found below to Powder Horn Trading Co. 2052 Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901.

IN PERSON:  Our store hours are 9AM to 6PM Monday to Friday and 9AM to 5PM on Saturday.



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Powder Horn Trading Company
2052 Hwy. 2 East,  Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 752-6669  Toll Free: (866) 752-6665
Email: powderhorn@powderhorntrading.com
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