Walnut Creek: Bead & Design Show
March 3 - March 5
The three day event brings together a diverse group of independent artisans, beadmakers and tradespeople. Taking over all the space at the Plaza Hotel, March 3-5, with over 150 exhibits and interactive workshops.
One-of-a-kind finds, handcrafted items, and artisan supplies await shoppers –products made with careful, meticulous detail, natural materials, and brilliant colors. Everything from bold accessories and eclectic components like handcrafted gold earrings, and antique beads to handcrafted homewares and artisan chocolates!
Makers and designers will find a great line-up of high-quality bead merchants, and suppliers, with trade beads, gold and silver findings, seed beads, gems, cabs, unusual components, and more, all at great prices.
Interactive workshops are offered throughout the show, and let you get creative and learn new skills. Try your hand at mixed media and jewelry making techniques such as beadwork, chainmaille, pearl knotting, soldering, kumihimo, wire work, and Peyote beading.
Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show promotes an amazing range of handcrafted and designer sourced media –beads, lapidary, gems, minerals, natural-dyed fibers, art jewelry, woodwork, glass work, artisan textiles, clothing, and antiquities.
Enjoy the beautiful and relaxed location, shop, learn, and take in the creativity all weekend long! Friday-Saturday-Sunday, March 3-5, 10am-6pm, at Plaza Hotel Concord/Walnut Creek, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA. Online advance ticket sale $8 (good for three days, tickets are $10 at door). Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is open to the public –everyone is welcome. Visit www.beadanddesign.com follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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