|Lineage of Bead|
July 25th - 28th
July 25th - 28th, 2013 • 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
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.
Distinctive multicolored glass beads and handcrafted dichroic glass jewelry. Paula will also be featuring the ground-breaking new product Glass Clay.
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.
Fine silver lockets, miniature birdhouses, hearts, and one-of-a-kind findings created by Christi Anderson.
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.
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 25, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » Workshop fee
LACING! CAGE WRAP! CAPTURED STONES! So many things to put together! So many different ways! Let’s get them to stay in a way that is secure, professional, and unorthodox! We focus on the many ways of using sheet metals and wire in this class by making three different projects. Plan to be creative! There will be bits and pieces available, plus the metal... Read More
Instructor: Lilian Chen
Lilian Chen is an internationally renowned bead and wire artist, an award-winning designer, and an official Ambassador of CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Creating new designs and teaching are her focus for the present and the future. She shares her design ideas with her students, and her... Read More
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 25, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$30 » Workshop fee
$50 » Kit fee
Introducing SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS new innovations for 2013. New shapes and new color combinations are turned into geo style with creative ending and joined to the cuff with a very cute button design. Tools Needed: Cutter... Read More