Lineage of Bead

January 15th - 18th

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 15 - 18, 2015 • 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 PhotoNEW CLASS! Celtic Bracelet

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap...

Skill Level: Advanced
Dates/Times: January 18, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » kit fee

You will be working with multiple wires and weaving the center of the bracelet into a Celtic pattern. This class is limited to 5 people. If you have been looking to take your wire wrapping skills to the next level, this class is one you should not miss. Sign up early! For more information and to sign up for the workshop click on the link below or email... Read More

Workshop PhotoThe Power of Adornment

Instructor: Suzi Click
Designer of artisan apparel and accessories and recently featured in Ornament magazine.

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: Coming soon...
Fees: $25 » includes admission to the show

Back by popular demand, the program “The Power of Adornment - how to develop your own unique style” will be returning to the July Pasadena Bead and Design show. The program is a panel discussion of women of wonderful personal style moderated by Suzi Click, designer of artisan apparel and accessories and recently featured in Ornament magazine. ... Read More

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