Get to know a Philly-favorite instructor!

Q&A with Jean Van Brederode

Enamel Warehouse by Jean Van Brederode
In less than 30 days, creative makers from across the nation will trek to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center for the largest jewelry-making event on the East Coast–Bead Fest Philadelphia! Among our line-up of incredible instructors, you will find the uniquely-talented Jean Van Brederode. Continue reading “Q&A with Jean Van Brederode”

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”

Why You Can’t Miss It!

Bead Fest Fall


Greetings Bead Fest fans! Can you believe that we are less than 10 days away from Bead Fest Fall’s kickoff?!

For all of our Bead Fest newcomers out there, you may be wondering if there is more to the event than workshops and shopping (not that those aren’t amazing features!). The answer is absolutely YES! The benefits of attending Bead Fest Fall are seemingly endless. Let’s walk through some of Bead Fest Fall’s exciting attractions that you simply can’t miss! Continue reading “Bead Fest Fall”

Fun Facts & Stories about your favorite jewelry art celebration

Bead Fest Trivia

Richard Salley’s Ketoh bracelet. Register for this Bead Fest Summer workshop here.

Attention jewelry art enthusiasts! Bead Fest Summer’s 15th Anniversary celebration officially kicks off tomorrow! Are you ready to get this party started?! We can’t wait to create beautiful jewelry, make tons of new friends, shop until we drop and of course, refuel our inspiration. Continue reading “Bead Fest Trivia”