Event news and details

Bead Fest Santa Fe

With just 2 days left until the kick off of Bead Fest Santa Fe, you might have a few lingering questions about transportation, activities, workshop locations and all of those last minute details. Before you make the trek to the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, we have some important and exciting information to share with you so you can get the most out of your jewelry arts experience! Continue reading “Bead Fest Santa Fe”

Why March is the best month

Happy National Craft Month!

The weather is warming up, flowers are beginning to bloom, the snow has been traded in for rain showers and the birds can’t stop singing a jovial tune. Spring may not be here yet, but it’s well on its way! In addition to being excited about spring’s arrival, we’re pumped to celebrate National Craft Month at Bead Fest Santa Fe in just a few weeks! Continue reading “Happy National Craft Month!”


February’s Birthstone

Today may be the last day of February, but that’s not going to stop us from showing this month’s birthstone some love! As you may have guessed, today is all about the mystical and mesmerizing gemstone, amethyst. Beautiful in a raw or faceted state, this gemstone is connected to history (in ancient times, amethyst held the same value as diamonds!) and potential healing powers. Continue reading “February’s Birthstone”

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”