Discovering Keum-Boo

Technique Tuesday

A Touch of Gold: Roll Printing and Keum Boo | Francesca Watson
It’s a hot and sunny Tuesday here at the Bead Fest Headquarters, and we’ve been indulging in one of our favorite summer rituals—learning about unique jewelry art techniques! Continue reading “Technique Tuesday”

A look into the colorful world of Jesse James Beads!

Q&A with Sarah James

Jesse James Beads
Here at Bead Fest, we have spent hours browsing the vibrant collections, perfectly-organized pages and fun blog posts on Jesse James Beads’ website, and one of the most exciting aspects of Bead Fest’s Expo is getting to explore their gorgeous products in real life! Continue reading “Q&A with Sarah James”


You need these looks in your jewelry box NOW!

Spring/Summer Jewelry Trends

Spring is in full force and flowers aren’t the only thing blooming! Lately, we’ve noticed a lot of pretty jewelry trends hitting the scene—from vibrant gemstones to creative ring stacks—the current jewelry look is all about versatility, unique shapes and individuality! Continue reading “Spring/Summer Jewelry Trends”

Sustainable Workshops, Tips & Information

Earth Day 2017

Creating your own jewelry art has a lot of undeniable perks. You can customize it however you wish, it’s most always less expensive than your favorite mall stores and you can choose the quality of the materials you use. Not to mention, it’s a fab stress reliever and a brilliant way to channel your creative energy into something productive and fun. Continue reading “Earth Day 2017”