The Tucson Bead Show

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Jan 30 - Feb 4 • 2017

In 97 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 | January 30 - February 4, 2017 • 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



African gems
African import
Amate studios
Antique beads and things
Antique textiles
Art and whimsy
Art clay world u.s.a.
Art glass clay
Ayla's originals
Bead art worth
Bead bistro



3-d pendant
Anticlastic raising bracelets
Archipelago bracelet
Argentium fused earrings
Art deco bracelet
Art deco bracelet
Barbell pendant and earrings
Bead ring class
Bead ring class
Beauty of the sea
Bubble earrings
Button pearl ring


Featured Exhibitors — Ayla’s Originals … Leather Wrap Bracelets… beautiful selection of freshwater pearls, including hard to find Big Hole Pearls, fabulous Philippine metal spacers… Bokamo Designs… Regaliz® Leather · Spacers Regaliz® Spacers · Clasps Regaliz® Clasps · Round Euro Leather Euro Leather, Clasps... Cougar’s Creations… specialty hand tools featuring 3-Step Square Pliers! Square, Half-round and Pattern Wire; Druzy Cabochons; Handcrafted Steel Tool Racks ... ELAN BEADS ... Authentic quality semi-precious gems and gemstones in a multitude of rare and natural colors, shapes and styles... RAINFOREST BASKETS... Rainforest Baskets specializes exclusively in important, authentic museum-quality Wounaan Hosig Di artworks from the Darien Rainforest of Panama. Stitched from silk-fine chunga palm filaments dyed with natural pigments, each important work in the collection takes from months to three+ years to complete... YARA AFRICAN FABRICS... 100% COTTON AFRICAN FABRICS (WAX) HANDMADE MUDCLOTH AND MORE AFRICAN TEXTILES... www.yaraafricanfabrics.comSee Complete Exhibitor List

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Organic and 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 2, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
$75 » class fee, break between 12 and 1pm.
$65 » kit fee, includes Fossil Ammonite, moonstone or dichroic glass cabochon, electroformed shell, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed plant material, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs. 
This class explores the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. The class focuses on deposition of copper onto porous and nonporous materials, reactive materials and assembly into a single project. This class will combine organic materials such as shells, fossils, feathers and plant material with inorganic material such as metal, glass, rocks, and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire Flat Beauty Bracelet

Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
Rochelle Vallee is 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 home-based business that includes... (read more)Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $74 » kit included
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using flat wire and vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. ... (read more & registration)

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