Make and Take Crafts at The Pasadena Bead and Design Show

Saturday, July 30, 2016

This weekend, take up a new hobby. The Pasadena Bead and Design Show is returning to Hilton starting on Thursday, July 28 and hosting daily workshops in jewelry design, polymer clay, wirework, crystal setting, bead making, art clay silver, hand knotting, mixed media, chainmaille, and enameling.

Learn how to make paper beads with Symone Beasley, of String Beads. This class teaches the basics of shaping, structuring, glazing, and preserving paper beads. Feel free to bring your own paper and cloth or choose from the assorted materials provided. To register for this class or for more information: call (530) 894-2323 or email

For an upgraded take on macramé lanyards, join Laura Gasparrini, the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment, in Santa Barbara for her class on. macramé knots. You’ll learn several types of knots the formula to make many more bracelets and necklaces. On Thursday, you will make two single wrap bracelets and one triple wrap bracelet. Register online at

These classes are led by artisans and are open to all skill levels – now is the chance to learn more about now beautiful pendants, unique rings and statement earrings are made. Most classes include materials and supplies for a fee. Check the class schedule for a full list of classes and register online to secure your spot.

The Pasadena Bead and Design Show takes place on Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is to the public, admission is $10; good for all four days at the Hilton Pasadena on 168 South Los Robles Avenue. Visit for more details.



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