Spring 2017 Trends:

Rock the Runway

As the curtains close on New York Fashion Week, we’re left feeling inspired and ready to create some runway-inspired pieces! If bold colors, oversize crystals and meticulously-shaped metals are your cup of tea, then you’re going to love this year’s spring trends and the Bead Fest Santa Fe workshops that coordinate. Continue reading “Rock the Runway”

Guide to the Best of Santa Fe

Explore Santa Fe

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The ever-popular Bead Fest Santa Fe is just around the corner, and if you’re attending—which we hope you are—you’re probably looking forward to experiencing all of Santa Fe’s treasures. The mountain views, priceless sunsets, unrivaled art scene, nature-immersive activities—oh, and let’s not forget about the renowned cuisine! Continue reading “Explore Santa Fe”

Instructor Spotlight:

Anne Mitchell

Anne Mitchell: Bead Fest Santa Fe 2015
Warmest wishes, Bead Fest fans! It is with great honor that we welcome the incredibly talented silversmithing and silver fusing extraordinaire, Anne Mitchell to the blog today. We had the pleasure of speaking with Anne (who lives just an hour away from Santa Fe!) about her greatest inspirations, what she’s looking forward to at Bead Fest Santa Fe, travel tips, and we learned about her sweet new rescue dog, Simon. Continue reading “Anne Mitchell”

Exclusive First Look

Bead Fest Santa Fe Sneak Peek

Workshop: Debora Mauser: Painting with Fire.
Greetings jewelry artists! The holiday season may be just around the corner, but here at the Bead Fest Headquarters, we are already dreaming of the warmer days to come. Especially the days we will be spending under the glowing Southwestern sun during Bead Fest Santa Fe, happening March 23-26, 2017 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Continue reading “Bead Fest Santa Fe Sneak Peek”