Colors Of The Stone - To Bead True Blue - Tucson Bead and Design Show      
The Artisan Gem and Bead Show in Tucson

Begins In 2020/02/01 10:00

Winter Show in Tucson

Feb 1-8, 2020 • Casino Del Sol Resort, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ • 10am-6pm

The Winter Show in Tucson has become the best attended and most successful Tucson Gem Show with 1000 artisan exhibits, galleries, merchants, and hands-on workshops. Its clientele includes designers, art curators, jewelry and art magazine editors, jewelry artists, tradespeople --attendees from over 38 countries.

Colors of the Stone is the quintessential Gem Show. It promotes workshop and artisan studio gemcutters, goldsmiths, jewelsmiths, and lapidaries, who produce exceptional, hand-cut gemstones, one-of-a-kind designer jewelry, exclusive mineral pieces, crystals, opals, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, jade, garnets, pearls, amber, topaz, and peridot.

The Winter Show marks the To Bead True Blue 20 year anniversary. It is legendary for offering the finest artisan beads, one-of-a-kind jewelry, hand knotted strands, bead embroidery, lampworked glass beads, polymer clay beads, and beading components such as findings, chain, gemstones, and vintage pieces.

Tucson Artisan Workshops offers 500 workshops in handcraft design. Each workshop has its own uniqueness, and is taught by an artisan in residence, including jewelry arts, beadmaking, metal work, bronze clay, bead design, glass fusing, metal clay, wirework, crystal setting, art silver, chainmaille, hand knotting, mixed media, stone setting, soldering, micro chasing, enameling, photography, beadwork, hand knotting, leatherwork, macramé, kumihimo, and electroforming.

Feb1-8Sat-Sat
Free Admission
Register Online

Apply to Exhibit | Rooms start at $159 / night, limited to availability.
To book a room, call (855) 765-7829, ask for the Gem Show 2020 rate.
RV Hookups available at Casino Del Sol -- See Details

Begins In 2020/09/10 10:00

Fall Show in Tucson

Sep 10-13, 2020 • Casino Del Sol Resort, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ • 10am-6pm

The Fall Show in Tucson is made up of three shows --a gem show (Colors of the Stone), a bead show (To Bead True Blue), and an artisan studio (Tucson Artisan Workshops).

This Fall Show in Tucson welcomes many new exhibitors --established, emerging, and newly discovered artisans --an innovative collection of gemcutters, beadmakers, jewelry designers, mineral dealers, ceramists, and glass artists, who work out of small scale workshops, ateliers and artist studios, and who employ traditional tools and skills. The Fall Show embraces the handcraft of design, and promises an unrivaled exhibition of artisan-made gems, beads, jewelry, clothing, gemstones, natural crystals, gold & silver, mineral specimens, fossils, along with remarkable items such as African trade beads, antique jade, plique-à-jour, and sacred textiles.

The Fall Show presents 75 workshops in handcraft artisan design. Each workshop has its own distinctive, artistic individuality, and is taught by an artisan in residence, with handcraft themes such as jewelry arts, bead making, metal clay, beadwork, metal work, glass work, bead weaving, pattern design, embroidery, etching, creative connections, mixed media, free forming, art clay, wire work, silver work, fiber art, leatherwork, and stone setting.

Sep10-13Thu-Sun
Free Admission
Register Online

Apply to Exhibit | Special room rate limited to availability.
For hotel room reservations, call 1 (888) 747-1123 or email casey@beadagio.com.

What People Say About The Shows

I adore this show! It gets better every year! Amazing Artisans and tried and true suppliers! Lots of great classes and a great time for all!Deb Floros
Fabulous show, very well run, thanks for providing this opportunity for artisan made jewelry component makers. Indigo Turtle Art is looking forward to exhibiting with our hand made one at a time porcelain jewelry components...Carole I. Johnson
It is a wonderland of creative talent in the wearable arts and fine art crafts. After being raised in N.Y. and spending over 20 years in the Midwest cradle of fine crafts, jurying Quilt National, Winter Fair, seeing the Ohio Craftsman develop into the Ohio Craft Museum, and directed with one of the very few University Art Museums to have an Acquisitions Endowment for fine art crafts, this show is a very important addition to a state largely bereft of showcases for this significant area of art. it’s an opportunity to see some of the best.Bonnie Kelm
Wide variety of artisans. Great parking, facilities, food.Kim D. Fox
Great show with artisans, suppliers and funky things! It's a show not to miss.Nancy M. Peterson
I love the classes the show puts on, and there is always something I'm searching for in the seller rooms.Barbara B Sanders
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