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Pasadena Bead and Design Show


Jul 27, 2017 – 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

(daily until Jul 30, 2017)

168 South Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101 Map

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Open to the public --everyone is welcome. Shop and buy direct from artisans and tradespeople at excellent prices --beads, art clothing, jewelry, gemstones, textiles, findings, embellishments; the largest selection of handcrafted beads, art jewelry & gems.

Many products offered for the first time --and by the artisans themselves, including an array of designer accessories such as felted hats, artwear, hand-dyed silks, hand tooled leather, and eco-dyed & upcycled clothing.

Fast Facts

Held at Hilton Pasadena Hotel
168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
July 27-30, 2017 10am-6pm, Thursday - Sunday
30,000 ft2 of exhibit space with 300 exhibits
150 workshops offered daily, 8am to 9pm
Admission $10 at door, advanced tickets $8.
Special room and parking rates at the Hilton.
Show Details

The exhibitors, who are carefully chosen –by invitation and juried application – include both traditional and contemporary artisans, high-quality merchants, and wholesale suppliers. Exhibitor List.

Workshops are offered daily, 8am - 9pm. They are taught by beadmakers & artisans, offering step-by-step instruction for all skill levels,and most include tools & materials. Topics and projects include jewelry design, polymer clay, wirework, crystal setting, bead making, art clay silver, hand knotting, mixed media, chainmaille, and enameling.

Admission is $10, good for all four days. Buy tickets online, or at the door. Open to the public, with both wholesale and retail pricing; to register as a wholesale buyer, please bring a business card and resale license. There is no admission charge for youths 17 and under.

Location and Parking

Special room rates are available starting at $152/night. For hotel reservations, click here.

The Pasadena Hilton is a quite, boutique-style hotel, located at 168 South Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101. It is located three blocks from the historic Old Town shopping district and a short distance from Los Angeles.

Hilton Pasadena valet parking will be available for a special rate of $10 a day, with self-parking at $8 / day. Paseo Colorado Shopping Plaza, which is a five minute walk from the hotel, is $2/hour. Street parking is also available.

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