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Exploring Art & Handcraft at Costa Mesa Bead & Design Show

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Exploring Art & Handcraft at Costa Mesa Bead & Design Show
  • Costa Mesa Craft Show photo courtesy of Josie Wood
  • Costa Mesa Craft Show photo courtesy of Josie Wood
  • Costa Mesa Craft Show photo courtesy of Josie Wood
  • Costa Mesa Craft Show photo courtesy of Josie Wood

Interested in making money from crafting???

Costa Mesa Craft Show brings classes and all the vendors to one place.  

 
Costa Mesa, California  Costa Mesa Bead & Design Show will be at the Hilton Costa Mesa Friday, March 17, going through Sunday, March 19. The show features handcrafted items and opportunities to learn how to create your own jewelry.
 
Many products will be on display and open to the public for all three days, including beads, jewelry, glass art, findings, gemstones, lapidary, collectibles, ethnographic art, hand tooled leather, craft supplies, art clothing, and accessories.
 
Bead & Design offers the chance to visit 275 exhibits, booths and galleries, and to buy directly from artists, artisans, and tradespeople at excellent prices. The show promotes both renowned and newly discovered artisans whose handcraft skills have been passed down for generations, producing one-of- a-kind items from handmade beads to jewelry designs and art clothing.
 
Along with artisans, the show also promotes tradespeople with fantastic selections and great pricing on unique clothing, hard-to-find accessories, fine art jewelry, vintage and antique beads, beading supplies and findings, handwoven textiles, antiquities, embellishments, sacred textiles, tribal arts, artifacts, and gold & silver.
 
Costa Mesa Bead & Design Show also presents 120 workshops, offered daily during the show’s duration for those who want to roll up their sleeves and explore their creative side. This show’s workshop selection includes jewelry design, bead making, metal work, enameling, fiber art, bead weaving, pattern design, wire work, art clay, ribbon work, metal clay techniques, bronze work, leatherwork, etching, paper arts, creative connections, stone setting, soldering, and color on metal.
 
The show consists of 28,000 ft2 of exhibit space, 275 exhibits, and 120 workshops. Admission is $8 online or $10 at the door, good for all three days. March 17-19, 2017. Friday-Sunday, 10am-6pm, at Hilton Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA. For more information, visit www.beadanddesign.com.
 
Again, we get a lot of traffic to the sight and OCBusinessStartUp.com from people who want to get into crafting for profit.  Theses shows happen in Arizona, locations north of the OC, and in Costa Mesa.  It might be money well spent to hook up with vendors and take classes all locally.  

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