The Tucson Bead Show

Exhibitor List Here

February 2-7 • 2015

In 95 Days

Radisson Suites Tucson

10am to 6pm Daily

The Tucson Bead Show is bead design –bead makers, jewelry artisans, fashion designers, fabric artists, lapidary studios, emerging
artists and wholesale trade suppliers –showcasing their newest creations –artistic beads, hand-printed textiles, and fine gemstones.
There are over 300 artisan booths, galleries, merchant displays; and workshops taught by artisans, offering instruction for all skill levels.

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New Location

The Tucson Bead Show | February 2 - 7, 2015 • Monday - Saturday

The Tucson Bead Show is now located at the Radisson Suites, which has over 60,000 ft2 of exhibit and workshop space, and brings the total show exhibits to 350 and the workshops to 400. Radisson Suites on Speedway is a lush tropical oasis at the center of Tucson. An upscale, all suite hotel, with a beautifully landscaped courtyard with an oversized pool and spa. Visit the on-site Breeze Patio Bar and Grill to enjoy outstanding cuisine. This elegant setting is ideally located on Speedway with easy access, and provides attendees with parking and frequent complimentary shuttle service. The Radisson Suites Tucson Hotel, located at 6555 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ.

Beadmakers, Artisans, Merchants, Workshops & Design Projects


Art Jewelry
Beading Thread & Jewelry Wire
Beading Tools
Bohemian Glass Beads
Brass Charms & Embellishments
Copper Findings
Delica Seed Beads
Dichroic Pendants



A bead carnival
Afghan tribal arts
African gems
African import
Amate studios
Anna elizabeth draeger
Anne e mitchell
Antique beads and things
Antique textiles
Art and whimsy
Art clay silver
Art glass clay



6 strand bracelet
A night to remember bangle
A tiny bohemian book
As good as it gets necklace
Aster cuff
Aura web necklace


Featured Exhibitors — Artworks by Cathy brass filigree findings...hand-patinated color...www.filigreeandme.comUnique Designs by Merilou Jenkins...layered, fused, cold worked and fired Dichroic glass...stunning colors and textures...with gemstones and  pearls... Goddess...24kt gold dipped maple, birch, oak, aspen leaves, and rose petal motifs...300 chain styles in 24kt gold...www.realmofthegoddess.comGrace Lampwork Beads...Lampwork floral beads encased in clear crystal glass...elaborate three-dimensional tapestries of glass work and design...www.gracebeads.comSee Complete Exhibitor List

Workshop PhotoPainting Vintage Art Pendant

Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her homebased business that includes traditional art... (read more)Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $45 » kit included
Learn how to blend paint using various painting techniques on to metal and use wire and vintage material and crystals to create a one of kind art designed pendant. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for 20 gauge wire. All other materials will be supplied. Contact Information: Rochelle Vallee (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAir Chasing Cuff Workshop

Instructor: Kim St. Jean
Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry related classes. She has been teaching jewelry classes for over 15 years. She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been published in... (read more)Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $95 » (includes all materials and supplies, use of tools, and a handout)
Students will learn about annealing and use of the proper tools and equipment needed to perform air chasing. We will use copper pipe and copper sheet to make the cuffs, then apply a patina to enhance depth and dimension. Heat patinas will be explored as well. No experience necessary and all tools and supplies are provided. Please call 843-734-0764 or... (read more & registration)

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