Opal

October’s Birthstone

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The month of October gives us many reasons to celebrate–Bead Fest Tacoma, Halloween, pumpkin spice everything and the arrival of sweater weather–making us savor every second of this month! And as if we didn’t have enough reasons to love October, we just found another one. We’re obsessing over this month’s birthstone–the elusive, mysterious opal! Continue reading “October’s Birthstone”

Fashion-forward workshops that won’t break the bank!

Wallet-Friendly Workshop Additions

At Bead Fest Tacoma, learning the jewelry techniques of your dreams is accessible, affordable and fun—no matter where you are in your creative journey! For just $120 and under, you can gain new abilities that will last a lifetime, and knowledge you’ll be dying to share with your family and friends. And depending on the workshop, you might even walk away with your own finished piece of jewelry on the spot! Continue reading “Wallet-Friendly Workshop Additions”

An exclusive inside look!

Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads

Shipwreck Beads Showroom
The countdown to Bead Fest Tacoma is in full swing, and we’re so excited to be traveling back to the Pacific Northwest in just a few weeks! We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Shipwreck Beads is sponsoring the Inspiration Playground once again, and they are going all out this year. Continue reading “Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads”

Why You & Your Creativity NEED This Experience!

5 Reasons To Join Us In Scenic Tacoma

When Bead Fest launched its first Tacoma event last October, the Pacific Northwest welcomed us with open arms. We’re so thrilled to be back for another great year in one of our favorite scenic cities, and we’re ready to learn loads of information about our favorite techniques, try out some innovative tools, discover new indie brands and make lots of new friends.  Continue reading “5 Reasons To Join Us In Scenic Tacoma”