Lineage of Bead

January 14th - 17th

Hilton Pasadena

Southern California’s number one Bead & Design show has an unrivaled exhibitor list and the top names in artisan bead making -galleries, workshops, merchant displays and design performances... READ MORE
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Dates & Times

Jan 14 - 17, 2016 • Thursday through Sunday • 10am to 6pm daily


300 artisan booths, galleries, merchant displays • Handmade, artistic, vintage and antique beads, jewelry, gemstones, art clothing, designer components • Established and emerging artisans • Wholesale beads, supplies, findings • This is a not-to-be-missed event for everyone


Hilton Pasadena –$6 valet/self parking and special room rate available. Address  –168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, California, 91101


Workshops and classes, do-it-yourself projects, design performances, and "make & takes" in jewelry design, beadmaking, clay, fiber arts, crystal setting, color-on-metal, mixed media, hat making, wirework...


Easy online attendee registration, register online for expedited entry.


Featured Exhibitors

Pacific Silverworks

Highest quality sterling silver findings designed specifically for bead stores and jewelry designers; clasps and unique cones, bails and a vast assortment of components.

Allene’s Beads

Showcasing the work of American and European bead artists in mediums of ceramic, porcelain and glass, all of the pieces are handmade and one-of-a-kind.

Saki Silver

Precise designs custom designed in Thailand; sterling silver and vermeil beads, showcasing their classic signature toggle clasps, spacers, gold-plated clasps, components, findings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings; an eclectic collection of art deco and geometric shapes, circles, squares, and ovals.


Judie Mountain and Wayne Robbins collaborate in creating focal pieces, findings, exceptional lampwork glass beads and one of a kind finished jewelry. Their collection showcases work that is textural, multi-culturally inspired and quietly echos the past.

Featured Workshops

Workshop PhotoBlast Off To Saturn Fine Silver Earrings 

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
Art Clay Senior Instructor

Skill Level: All. Minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: July 23, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $89 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 10, 2015.)

Have a "blast" creating a fun, modern pair of Fine Silver earrings. We will learn how to texture, layer and attach pieces while also working with delicate accents. Bezels with CZ's will be constructed and attached at the bottom, if you choose. They will be finished off with a pair of provided handmade sterling earwires. For questions and to... Read More

Workshop PhotoLariat

Instructor: Kim Fox
Kim is an award winning designer of finished jewelry and findings. She has been designing or making jewelry for most of her life. Her company HandFast Design by Kim Fox provides artisan designed and crafted clasps, cones and connectors. She has been addicted to kumihimo for about 6 years. From her... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 24, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
$50 » Class fee
$68 » Kit fee

Create this vibrant lariat using multiple sizes of beads and seed beads. Learn how to make a design from the bottom up leaving you many options to include in future designs. In the class you will be well on your way to creating the first half of the lariat and will have complete instructions as to how to finish the piece. Make the lariat short and flirty or... Read More

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