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
10am-6pm daily | Fast Facts

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

Gem Art Center - Helen Serras-Herman

An acclaimed gem sculptor with over 30 years of experience in one-of-a-kind gem sculptures and jewelry art. Her distinctive artwork on gemstones has been featured in over 140 magazine articles and books.

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.

Kyoto Studio Lampwork Beads

Beautifully detailed lampworked flowers, petals and focal beads, each meticulous handmade.


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 PhotoContessa II Pendant

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
$30 » Workshop fee
$28 » kit fee

Swarovski pearls and beads are combined with filigree to make a romantic pendant. Choose beads from a multitude of color combinations, and either antique gold or silver filigree findings. Multiple bead stitching techniques and variations are used to attach beads to filigree findings and embellish. 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: July 26, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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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