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Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017

August 16-20 | Oaks, PA | Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Bead Fest Summer’s 2016 15th Anniversary celebration dazzled, thanks to our attendees, exhibitors, instructors, sponsors and volunteers!

The East Coast’s premier jewelry art celebration returns to the greater Philly-area in 2017—stay tuned for registration details and event news!

 
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Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017

Mark your calendars for Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017, happening August 16-20, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. Learn, shop and get inspired with renowned jewelry artists and exhibitors from all over the globe. Stay tuned for more!

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  • Metalsmithing

    Shape and mold metal into beautiful, fashionable pieces.

  • Beading

    String, weave, and stitch away creating wearable art.

  • Silversmithing

    Get creative with silver and immerse yourself in the craft.

Testimonials

  • "I had a great time at the Expo. The demos at the booths and the Inspiration Playground were my favorite parts."
    — BF Summer Attendee
  • "I only started beading in April after attending beadfest spring. I enjoyed the entire beadfest experience."
    — BF Summer Attendee
  • "I love being able to rub elbows with the people who love beading just as much as me. Meeting new people is my main reason of going back each year!"
    — BF Summer Attendee
  • "The Artisan Alley part of Bead Fest was fun to shop at and see what I could do if I learned the techniques. And the exhibitors were very friendly in describing their work to me."
    — BF Summer Attendee
  • "My favorite instructor was Kieu Pham Grey. I always learn a lot from her and return home with something I am proud of. She infuses her classes with a sense of humor which always helps."
    — BF Summer Attendee
  • "Richard Salley is my new idol!! He is just awesome! "
    — BF Summer Attendee

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