Monday, July 6, 2015

The 2015 Annual SDBS Bead Bazaar

The San Diego Bead Society Annual Bead Bazaar!
August 1 and 2, 2015
Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego

It is time again for our wonderful annual Bead Bazaar! 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.

What you can find at the SDBS Bazaar:

  • Unique lamp work beads and sculptures
  • Jewelry designs in chain maille, bead weaving, kumihimo, polymer clay, and precious metal clay
  • Copper beads and findings
  • Popular and practical beading mats and beading accessories
  • Austrian Swarovski crystals
  • Czech beads including the new shapes and two-holed collections
  • Japanese seed beads in a great selection of colors and sizes
  • Lapidary and wire working tools 
  • Featuring vendors with artistic and contemporary beads and handcrafted items from around the world.
  • Make and take jewelry classes and jewelry-making demonstrations will be offered throughout the event.  
A list of participating vendors are listed below in alphabetical order:  

Allene's Beads Allene Rose
Anne Mitchell Metalworks Anne E. Mitchell
Artrade Kevin Lau
BeadCenter Wendy Simpson Conner
Bead Island (NEW) Mary Michael
Beads Creation Kei Wong (Sharleen)
Beads U Need Esaf
Betty Cox Beading (NEW) Betty Cox
Craft Fantastic  Anne Engelhardt
Crystal Ninja (NEW) Kellie DeFries
Designs by Jonna Jonna Faulkner
Glasscapes Mingo and Asho Trendel
Hastakala  (NEW) Mark Hunter
Jane Coursin (NEW) Jane Coursin
Jujee Beads Judy Carlson
Kahn-Fagan Ellen Fagan
Karen Nan Designs Karen Varela
Kilim Company Daryoush Yerushalmi
Kim van Antwerp Kim Van Antwerp
Klew's Gallery Karen Lewis
Laura Souder Laura Souder Studio
Leilani Arts  (NEW) Ken Wing
Mountain Robbins Judie Mountain/Wayne Robbins
Nightside Studios Ralph McCaskey
Ocean Sky Beads (NEW) Dee Layden
Penny Michelle  (NEW) Penny Wamsley
Saki Silver (NEW) Liz Chumtong
Sandy Shor & Co. Katy Zimmerman
Southern Cal. Local Bead Store Assoc. Iris Osumi/Delores Marquez
Studio M Susan Blessinger
Studio Suzanne Suzanne Trozzi
Tangible Light Studio Michelle Davis
Terry Redfield Designs (NEW) Terry Redfield
Trinkets by T Vintage Beads Teresa Lawrence
Whim Beads Beki Haley

Saturday, August 1:  10:00 a.m. to  6:00 p.m. 
Sunday, August 2:  10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
FREE Parking

Admission $5.00. $2.00 discount coupons are available on our website. FREE Admission to all active military personnel and their families with proper ID.  

The San Diego Bead Society (SDBS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1993, affiliated to the Mingei International Museum (MIM). It provides the community an educational resource in the artistic, historical, and intercultural significance of beads and related crafts. Regular meetings are held at 10:00 a.m., on the third Saturday of each month at the MIM in Balboa Park, except for the months of July and December.