• Thanks for joining us!

    Thanks for joining us!

    Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017 was one for the books. Our jewelry art experience was filled with great memories, new skills, tons of Expo shopping and the joy of meeting fellow jewelry artists.

    A BIG thank you to all our attendees, sponsors, instructors and exhibitors for making this event successful and inspiring. We want to hear from you! Take the survey and let us know how we did so we can continue to enhance your experience and you could win a workshop credit.

    Attendee Survey

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2017 Sponsors

Bollywood Beads
UB Logo
Micro Tools
Wire Jewelry
Dakota Stones No Border
Pj Tool Impress Art Logo


  • "The workshops were amazing and the Expo blew my mind—it was the shiniest place I've ever been!"
    — Workshop & Expo Attendee
  • "The comradery among students and instructors, sharing and gaining knowledge, some of the vendors at the Expo, the wonderful atmosphere... I loved it all!"
    — Workshop & Expo Attendee
  • "I loved it all! The instructors, meeting fellow jewelry enthusiasts, and making beautiful jewelry."
    — Workshop Attendee
  • "Meeting exhibitors and seeing their new products/patterns. I also had a great time socializing with my friends in the beading community."
    — Expo Attendee
  • "The workshops, learning new techniques, and finding new products and beads that I would not have encountered otherwise!"
    — Workshop & Expo Attendee
  • "I learned some great new things and some new approaches to things I already knew the basics about. And it was a wonderful opportunity to shop for products I would not buy online, namely gemstones and semi-precious stones."
    — Workshop & Expo Attendee