Our favorite Philly attractions!

The Creative Traveler’s Guide to Philadelphia

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Bead Fest Philadelphia is just a little over a week away, and our excitement levels are skyrocketing out of control! We’re ready for an extended weekend of hands-on learning, shopping, inspiration and of course, having the chance to meet you in person! Continue reading “The Creative Traveler’s Guide to Philadelphia”

Exhibitor Spotlight

Gemstone Q&A: Gary B. Wilson

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Bead Fest Philadelphia is just around the corner (kickoff is August 16!), and we’re beyond excited to explore the inspiration in this year’s Expo. If you have yet to experience a Bead Fest Philadelphia Expo, it’s basically a jewelry-lover’s paradise where you can shop nearly 200 unique exhibitors, learn in educational demos, meet new creative pals and even create jewelry for just $5 in the Beadalon Inspiration playground! Continue reading “Gemstone Q&A: Gary B. Wilson”

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”

Your exclusive preview!

Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017

Many of you have been asking about our big return to Philadelphia, and we are thrilled to announce that the new website—along with the workshop lineup—officially launches tomorrow! Continue reading “Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017”

Aquamarine

March’s Birthstone

We are fresh off the plane from Bead Fest Santa Fe and we’re still feeling the rush of inspiration from what can only be described as an event packed with creativity, friendship and beautiful jewelry. While in Santa Fe, we saw our fair share of vibrant blue turquoise, but today, we’re going to pay attention to another beautiful blue gemstone. Continue reading “March’s Birthstone”