Terms of Use

INTRODUCTION: Garan-Beadagio and “we” mean Garan-Beadagio, LLC; "you" and "your" mean you, the user of this website. Garan-Beadagio provides this website to you under certain terms and conditions. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of these terms of use.

SCOPE OF BUSINESS: We produce four shows, To Bead True Blue, Pasadena Bead and Design Show, The Tucson Bead Show, and Lalibella Blu, which are organized around the theme of traditional handwork. In addition, we publish an online journal called Aurlaea, Poetics of Design, which explores the interaction between nature and art.

TRADEMARKS: Garan-Beadagio® and To Bead True Blue® are the registered trademarks of Garan-Beadagio; Aurlaea® is the registered trademark of Aurlaea. Both are protected by U.S. Trademark laws. In addition, we are in the process of obtaining trademarks for Pasadena Bead and Design Show™, and The Tucson Bead Show™, and they are protected by U.S. Trademark laws.

COPYRIGHT: is the property of Garan-Beadagio and is protected by U.S. and International Copyright laws. All content on, including artwork, logos, graphics, images, text, music, programs, and software, is the property of Garan-Beadagio, and is protected by U.S. and International Copyright laws. No part may be copied or used without consent.

WEBSITE ACCESS: You are allowed to access under certain limitations, and are strictly forbidden to copy, exploit, modify, or sell, any portion of, without the written consent of Garan-Beadagio. You may not use trademarks, artwork, logos, graphics, images, text, music, programs, or software without the consent of Garan-Beadagio. However, you may use certain logos (detailed on the Website Linking page, after sign in), for the purpose of hyperlinking to Garan-Beadagio’s websites. You may not use Garan-Beadagio trademarks in webpage meta tag elements or non-visible text, without the consent of Garan-Beadagio.

PRIVACY POLICY: We know that you are concerned about how information is collected, stored, used, and shared, and we are grateful for your trust. We store only information that is essential for the purpose of conducting business transactions, which include processing on-line payments, providing statements and contracts, and responding to your requests for information and services. We do not collect information for the purpose of selling it to other companies. No personally identifying information such as your name, address, or telephone number will ever be captured by visiting this website, unless it is voluntarily provided by you, and then only for the purpose of conducting business transactions, or providing you information. We will not sell or share your information with any individual, company, or entity that is not affiliated with Garan-Beadagio. If you agree to receive electronic communications from Garan-Beadagio, you may receive email from Garan-Beadagio, Aurlaea, To Bead True Blue, Pasadena Bead and Design Show, The Tucson Bead Show, or Lalibella Blu. If you receive email from Garan-Beadagio, or any of its affiliates, and would like to opt-out, click on the unsubscribe link.

SECURITY: Garan-Beadagio understands that you want your online transactions to be secure. makes use of secure sockets layer (SSL) technology to protect the online credit card processing and keep your information secure. To confirm that you are on Garan-Beadagio’s website, make sure that the website address (URL) starts with or You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Online ID and Passcode and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your Online ID or Passcode. We recommend that you do not communicate your Online ID or Passcode to anyone.

EMAIL AND FACSIMILE: You consent that all contracts, statements, and other business documents that we may provide you by email, facsimile, or that you download from this website, conform to all legal parameters that such communications must be in writing. You hereby agree that signatures via facsimile, electronic mail, or other duplication, are acceptable and enforceable.

COOKIE POLICY: A cookie is a small text file that your web browser may store on your computer at the request of a webpage. The purpose of a cookie is to temporarily or semi-permanently store information such as your User ID so you won’t need to re-enter it, or to track your preferences. In order to make your experience better while using this website, we may set certain cookies for features that require information to be stored or tracked. Cookies are required for sign-in.

LINKS: Garan-Beadagio is not responsible for the content of websites that link to, nor for the content of websites that links to. We are not responsible nor shall be liable for the security, privacy, products, services, or viewpoints, of any third party websites that any of Garan-Beadagio’s websites may be linked to or from in any way.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: You agree that should any disputes arise between you and Garan-Beadagio, they will be resolved through binding arbitration, governed by California law. Despite the above, should any lawsuits be filed, for any reason, all parties herein consent to resolve any disputes, which have not been resolved by binding arbitration, in Nevada County, California. The prevailing party in an arbitration or court proceeding shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Garan-Beadagio offers on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and makes no guarantees of reliability, makes no representations of warranties of any kind as to the operation of or its contents, and is not liable for damage to your computer, files, software, or other property, which might occur due to the use of By visiting, you agree to assume all risk associated with your use or transfer of any and all information contained on, and that your use of these websites is at your sole risk and shall be entirely your responsibility. Furthermore, you agree to hold Garan-Beadagio harmless from any claims relating to content or information in exchange for your use of this website. Should you transmit any information to Garan-Beadagio electronically, you agree to assume all risk associated therewith.

These terms of use and privacy are subject to change at any time with or without notice.