Meet our NEW Tacoma instructor!

Q&A: Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson’s Tidal Wave Bracelet
Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself to an inspiring getaway! Bead Fest Tacoma is an all-inclusive jewelry experience featuring hands-on workshops, one-of-a-kind shopping, bonding time with your fellow jewelry lovers and instructors, plus the chance to explore scenic Tacoma, WA! Continue reading “Q&A: Sarah Thompson”


Sapphire

September’s Birthstone

Sapphire-inspired lampwork headpin by Tacoma 2017 exhibitor Lara Lutrick
After a fun-filled long weekend, and with Fall just around the corner (and Bead Fest Tacoma!), we’re ready to talk about our appreciation and love for September’s gorgeous birthstone–sapphire! Continue reading “September’s Birthstone”


Make the most of your Bead Fest Philadelphia experience

Philly, Here We Come!

Heat Patinas with Tammy Jones | Interweave Demos
Before we dig into today’s post, let’s all take a moment to soak in the fact that Bead Fest Philadelphia starts TOMORROW! Our bags are nearly packed, everything is in place, and all that’s left to do is arrive at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and enjoy 5 whole days crammed with inspiration. Continue reading “Philly, Here We Come!”