Lineage of Bead

July 28th - 31st

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

July 28 - 31, 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 –$8 self / $10 valet parking. 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.

Klew's Gallery

Polymer clay beads by artist Klew Lewis. Klew is well known for her innovative bead designs.

Harper Designs

Reveling in the art of embellishment. Handcrafted lampwork glass art and metal pieces by Susie Harper. Individual pieces and art jewelry.


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 PhotoNefertiti Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins has been a professional art teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and internet competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after June 1, 2016.)
$50 » materials fee includes over 10 feet of sterling silver wire, jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home.

Although this bracelet looks complicated it can be done by those with little or no wire wrapping experience. Beginners and accomplished wire workers will both enjoy this bracelet. You will not only be proud to wear this home in style you will also learn how to re-create this stunning bracelet in small, medium or larger sizes. It can also be created using all... Read More

Workshop PhotoFun & Funky Fine Silver Setting

Instructor: Inez Flaugh 
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate. Intermediate; students should have taken prior metal clay classes. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: July 30, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $130 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2016.)

Have a unique, funky, or just plain fun cabochon that’s just screaming to be a part of your jewelry art? Surround it in silver! In this class you’ll learn how to design around your cabochon, properly sizing for fit, and creating the base and prongs using Art Clay Silver. Completed pieces are one-of-a-kind stunning pendants with properly set stone... Read More

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