Bead Bazaar 2017

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This year’s Bead Bazaar will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, at the Scottish Rite Event Center in Mission Valley!

Shop on Saturday from 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M

and on Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

According to the January 2 issue of Accessories Magazine,  “accessories are getting the beaded treatment for Spring 2017. From earthly and natural colors to rich and aquatic hues, look to seed beads, glass beads and wood beads that are layered and wrapped. Embellishments range from tiny tassel to raw crystals and metal accents.” 

Our Bazaar is the perfect place to purchase materials and finished pieces of jewelry so you can create and wear all things beady in 2017 and beyond!

As a bit of background, our annual Bead Bazaar is our largest fundraiser, and 2017 marks the 18th year that we have put on the event.  Proceeds from the Bazaar help the SDBS support many activities throughout the year, including speakers and classes, community outreach, and our affiliation with the Mingei International Museum. Our Bazaar brings together finished jewelry from unique jewelry artists and vendors that provide quality merchandise for all your jewelry-making needs.

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Bead Bazaar
Print this coupon or show this page at the door for $2.00 off the regular admission fee of $5.00.

Admission is free to all active military personnel and their families with proper ID.  

Plenty of free parking at the Scottish Rite Event Center, located at 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, 92128.

Offer Expires: Aug. 6, 2017

 

Come shop with us! Many vendors like Artrade will be back with wonderful beads, findings, and finished pieces!

What You Can Find at the Bead Bazaar:

  • Loads of beads, semi-precious stones, and crystals
  • Gorgeous gemstones
  • Unique lampwork and handcrafted glass beads
  • Austrian Swarovski crystals, many in unique shapes and sizes
  • European glass beads, both modern and vintage
  • Czech beads including the new shapes and two-holed collections, like SuperDuos and pip beads
  • Japanese seed beads (both Toho and Miyuki)  in a great selection of colors and sizes
  • Jewelry designs in chain maille, bead weaving, kumihimo, polymer clay, and precious metal clay
  • Copper beads and findings
  • Yarn for your knitting needs
  • Beautiful imported Czech glass buttons
  • Popular and practical beading mats and beading accessories
  • Stringing materials, threads, and wire, including Fireline, One-G, and nymo
  • Lapidary and wire-working tools
  • Charms and charm sets
  • Finished pieces that are perfect for you or for gift-giving
  • Vendors with artistic and contemporary beads and handcrafted items from around the world
  • Make-and-Take jewelry classes and jewelry-making demonstrations offered throughout the event

 

Information about Make-and-Take Classes:

If you would like to sign up for one of our Make-and-Take classes at the Bazaar, please go to this page of our website after July 1.

Whim Beads will have their rainbow of seed beads again this year!

Whim Beads will have their rainbow of seed beads again this year!

Kahn-Fagan will have tons of wonderful beads to choose from at our Bazaar!

 

 

 

 

 

Are you a knitter? The Yarnover Truck will be at our Bazaar again this year, and will have tons of wonderful yarns to purchase!

 

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Leilani Arts will be selling beautiful beads and also fiber arts like this gorgeous shawl!

We’re excited to welcome the following vendors to this year’s Bead Bazaar:

Company Name Owner Type of Product
Allene’s Beads Allene Rose Blown glass beads
Artrade Lawrence Lau Beads
Bead Art-Worth Jody Young Shell and wood finished pieces
Beads & Crafts Inc. Patrick Zhang Chain, wire, silver, findings, and beads
Beads on Main Monika Lindeman Beads, findings
Beth Mann Jewelry, Jo Carle, Sandra McManus Beth Mann, Jo Carle, and Sandra McManus Finished work
Designs by Jonna Jonna Faulkner Demos of silver work; finished work
Divine Spark Designs Jenny Friske-Baer Beads and buttons
Jujee Beads Judy Carlson Blown glass beads
Kahn-Fagan Designs Ellen Fagan Demos of beadwork; European glass beads, both modern and vintage; charms and charm sets, stringing materials and wire
Kay Teeters Designs/Karen Gassaway Lampwork Kay Teeters/Karen Gassaway Bead work and lampwork beads
Kilim Company Daryoush Yerushalmi African beads
Klews’ Gallery Karen Lewis Finished work
Laura Souder Studio Laura Souder Raku jewelry, beads
Leilani Arts Ken Wing Yarn, beads, fiber arts
Linda Dillard /Pati Fabian Linda Dillard and Pati Fabian Beads and finished work
Pema Beads Pema Gurung Antique beads and jewelry from Bhuton and around the globe
Sandy Schor Katy Zimmerman Beads, vintage chains, keys
Shell La Vie Gilroy Gorre Finished jewelry made from sea shells
Southern CA Local Bead Store Association Svea Komori Contacts for local bead stores
Spirit, Inc. Polly Kanazaki Czech glass buttons
Tangible Light Michelle Davis Beads
Whim Beads/Out on a Whim Beki Haley Seed beads and beads
Yarnover Truck Maridee Nelson Yarn, fiber arts

 

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