Bead & Design

Gemstones • Minerals • Beads • Gold & Silver • Jewelry • Designer Goods • Antiquities

Garan-Beadagio, LLC produces fourteen shows annually, which have become the most innovative handcrafted bead and gem shows in the US. COLORS OF THE STONE is a companion show of TO BEAD TRUE BLUE that promotes gemcutters, mineral dealers, and jewelry designers who are at the top of their trade. Currently we are producing BEAD & DESIGN and ARTS & CRAFTS shows in Tucson, Pasadena, San Rafael, Santa Monica, Walnut Creek, Sacramento, and Culver City. Exhibitors include beadmakers, artisans, designers, and merchants, exhibiting gemstones, minerals, beads, gold, silver, jewelry, designer goods, and antiquities. Workshops offered in design, mixed-media, and beadmaking.

Current Show List

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Colors of the Stone with To Bead True Blue
Jan 28 - Feb 4, 2023 • Casino Del Sol, 5655 West Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85757
Colors of the Stone with To Bead True Blue and Artisan Workshops. The focus is on recently discovered artists and artisans, including both established --and emerging --glass artists, gem cutters, ceramists, bead makers, jewelry artists, mineral hunters, lapidaries, and gold smiths, who are dedicated to innovative, brilliant, design and originality.

Marin Arts & Crafts Show
February 24 - 26, 2023 • Marin Center, 10 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903
Celebrating the handcraft of design, it brings together the traditional techniques, natural colors and sustainable materials that give design its remarkable strength. Exhibitors are carefully-curated and chosen for their handcraft skills. and rejection of mass-produced products.

Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show
March 3 - 5, 2023 • Concord Plaza, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA
Everyone is welcome –bohemians, designers, and bead collectors. Explore the handmade arts, visit 200 artisan shops under one roof. Relax at the bar and socialize with other artful-minded souls —or watch designers and craftspeople demonstrate their work...

Santa Monica Bead & Design Show
Apr 14-16, 2023 • Fairmont Santa Monica, 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
The show promotes renowned artists, whose handcraft skills have been passed down for generations, as well as emerging artisans. Explore traditional materials and designs, which integrate textures, shapes, and colors to make beads, jewelry, glass art, findings, gemstones, lapidary, collectibles, ethnographic art, hand tooled leather, jewelry supplies, art clothing, and accessories..

San Rafael Bead & Design Show
June 9 - 11, 2023 • Embassy Suites, 101 Mcinnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA 94903
The show offers a vast assortment of artisan design, including displays of beads, jewelry, findings, gemstones, and collectibles. Held at the newely renovated Embassy Suites in San Rafael, across from the Marin County Civic Center...

Pasadena Bead & Design Show
July 21 - 23, 2023 • Hilton Pasadena, 168 South Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
Shop and buy direct from artisans and tradespeople at excellent prices --beads, art clothing, jewelry, gemstones, textiles, findings, embellishments; the largest selection of handcrafted beads, art jewelry & gems, offered for the first time and by the artisans themselves...