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

Fall Colors in Tucson

September 5th - 8th, 2019 • 10am to 6pm Daily

Apply to Exhibit | Rooms start at $129 / night. Book Online!

Colors of the Stone - To Bead True Blue - Tucson Artisan Workshops brings together the finest artisans who employ handmade traditions and work out of small scale-workshops, ateliers and artist studios --a distinct group of gemcutters, jewelry designers, mineral dealers, beadmakers, ceramists, and glass workers.

The shows run concurrently Thursday through Sunday, September 5th - 8th 2019. While each show promotes artisanship, handcraft, and design in its unique way, they share a tradition of offering the public the widest range of artisan creations to be found anywhere and continue to attract a clientele from around the world.

To Bead True Blue offers fine artisan beads across the handcrafted media spectrum, one-of-a-kind jewelry, hand knotted strands, bead embroidery, lampworked glass beads, polymer clay beads, metalwork, antiquities, art clothing, along with all design elements and components such as findings, chain, gemstones, and vintage pieces.

Colors of the Stone presents the rarest, hand cut gemstones, fine jewelry, unique mineral pieces, crystals, opals, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, jade, garnets, pearls, amber, topaz, lapis lazuli, peridot, onyx, tourmaline, agate, rose quartz, moonstone, carnelian, as well as handcrafted turquoise and coral set in gold and silver.

Both shows also include an eclectic assortment of artisan goods such art-to-wear, textiles, fashion design, millinery, leather, felt, hand sewn clothing, vintage ribbons, woodblock printed fabrics, figurines, woodwork, ceramics, cameos, rare silks, glasswork, paper arts, cloisonné, rare lamps and exquisite items.

Tucson Artisan Workshops features workshops taught by artists in residence --subjects including jewelry making, art clay, silver clay, enameling, wire working, metal work, loomwork, mixed media, found object jewelry, soldering, kumihimo, bead making, and alchemy.

Get a head start on the season; discover rare and hard-to-find jewelry components; find handmade, individual creations such as lampwork beads, hand-cut gemstones, upcycled clothing, felted hats, artwear, hand-dyed silks, raku beads, painted linen, hand tooled leather, eco-dyed fabrics, hand-sewn skirts, and handmade textiles.

Shows are open to the public with no admission charge, with free unlimited Show Parking, and a special room rate of $129/night for resort rooms. Casino Del Sol is a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Resort, just minutes from downtown Tucson and Tucson International. It boasts ten excellent restaurants, bars and lounges, a world-class Hiapsi Spa, a top ranked golf course, and a beautiful amphitheater.

Casino Del Sol • 5655 West Valencia Rd • Tucson, Arizona

September 5th - 8th, 2019 • 10am to 6pm Daily

Begins In 2019/09/05 10:00

Free Admission
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Rooms start at $129 / night -- Book a Room Online!