The Tucson Bead Show

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February 1-6 • 2016

In 67 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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Radisson Suites

The Tucson Bead Show | February 1 - 6, 2016 • 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 bead circle
Art clay world u.s.a.



Angel pendant
Angel pendant
Beautiful bracelet
Bedazzled bracelet
Bedazzled bracelet
Brazed armature pendant
Button beauty choker
Button beauty choker
Button beauty choker
Button beauty choker
Button box jewelry with silk


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 PhotoElectroforming with Inorganic Materials

Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
$65 » class fee, break between 5 and 5:45pm.
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Bead, micro-beads, conductive paint, Cubic Zirconium, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class begins to explore copper electroforming. The focus of this class is the deposition of copper onto glass. This class will use a glass bead as a base for electroforming. Texture and setting of a cubic zirconium will be added to the bead using conductive paint. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and stone setting. Class will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMelodies in Metal

Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: (read more)Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! If rapid and simple have a place in your jewelry making repertoire, then this class is right up your alley! Using an embosser, affectionately known as the poor man’s rolling mill by metal workers, students will transform copper sheet into beautiful, wearable works of art. Students will explore basic metal working... (read more & registration)

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