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Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads

Shipwreck Beads Showroom
The countdown to Bead Fest Tacoma is in full swing, and we’re so excited to be traveling back to the Pacific Northwest in just a few weeks! We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Shipwreck Beads is sponsoring the Inspiration Playground once again, and they are going all out this year. Continue reading “Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads”

Instructor Spotlight:

Meredith Arnold

Bead Fest Fall instructor, Meredith Arnold.
Happy Tuesday, Bead Fest fans! Here at the Bead Fest headquarters, we are getting our first taste of fall weather, and let me tell you, it has been wonderful! The cooler weather is a sweet reminder that October is inching up on us. Not only does that mean a month packed with apple picking, Halloween parties and we’ll admit it–a few pumpkin spice lattes–it means Bead Fest Fall is just a few weeks away! Have you registered yet?! If not, step on it because workshops have been filling up fast! Treat yourself NOW! Continue reading “Meredith Arnold”

Come for the Jewelry Art, Stay for the Scenery!

Bead Fest Fall

Bead Fest Photo Shoot 479

Happy Tuesday lovely Bead Fest fans! We hope your Labor Day weekend was packed with relaxation, cookouts and fun!

As sad as we are to say goodbye to summer, we are thrilled to be that much closer to Bead Fest Fall, happening October 13-16 in Tacoma, Washington! With over 100 educational workshop sessions, countless jewelry art exhibitors and a lineup of renowned instructors, how could Bead Fest Fall get any better!? To answer our own question, the unbeatable location! Continue reading “Bead Fest Fall”

Instructor Spotlight

Cindy Kinerson

Reserve a seat in Cindy Kinerson’s Bead Fest Fall workshop, Southwestern Wrap Bracelets!
Cindy Kinerson, a Reno-based beading expert, will be celebrating her first year as a Bead Fest instructor at Bead Fest Fall 2016! Cindy has been sharing her metalsmithing, beading and jewelry construction knowledge with jewelry art enthusiasts for years, and she is the co-owner of Reno Bead Shop. Her shop is stocked with magnificent gemstones, dazzling beads and just about any jewelry art supply you could hope for! Continue reading “Cindy Kinerson”