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”

Read up on Peridot

August’s Birthstone

Peridot chip gemstones | Dakota Stones, exhibiting at Bead Fest Tacoma
Before we jump into August’s birthstone post (which we’re so excited to chat about!), let’s all take a moment to reflect on the FUN we had last week at Bead Fest Philadelphia! We made so many new friends, and our inspiration wheels are tuned up and turning better than ever. Thank you to everyone who joined us, and a huge thanks to our friends cheering us on from home! Continue reading “August’s Birthstone”