Dallas Christmas Bead & Jewelry Show


grapevine christmas

December 1, 2, & 3, 2017

Hours: Friday & Saturday 10 til 6, Sunday 10 til 4

Sorry, but no children under 8 years of age

Please call 504-265-8830, or email info@aksshow.com with inquiries.

The Dallas Christmas Bead & Jewelry Show is a wholesale show OPEN TO THE PUBLIC featuring  jewelry, beads, beading supplies, findings, pearls, silver, designer cabochons, tools, jewelry cleaner, and more!

Check this clip out from one of our Dallas Bead & Jewelry Shows from last year.

Wholesale Buyer ~Preregistration allows each buyer to bring one guest with them.  Wholesale preregistration is now open.

“Click here” to preregister for the Dallas Christmas Bead & Jewelry Show.

You may always register at the show.

You do not have to register if you preregistered previously AND have retained your Buyers Badge.  You may register at the show, just bring a copy of your sales tax license with you to register.

Retail Shoppers ~ Pay only $5 for the entire weekend! Join our mailing list and get a discount off that already low price.

Directions to the show can be found on our “Location & Map” tab.

A list of our exhibitors can be found on our “Info” tab.

Classes can be found on our “Classes” tab.


Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051

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  • Baby Boomers ~ Fashion Jewelry
  • Beading House ~ All the supplies you will ever need for beading
  • Bead Stuff ~ seed beads, tools, supplies
  • Dorjee ~ Tibetan jewelry
  • Kingdom Trading ~ gemstone beads
  • Lisa Hamerlee ~ chain, cord, and fine gemstone beads
  • Mat Collection ~ beads
  • NJBF Creations ~ wire wrapping
  • The Perfect Gem ~ fashion jewelry
  • Queenly Global Trading ~ gemstone beads
  • Ro-A-Beads ~ gemstone bead
  • Sandy Schor & Co. ~ Czech Glass & Antique beads
  • Tejas Beads ~ gemstone beads
  • Unconventional Lapidarist ~ cabochons, minerals, and rough

Wholesale Buyers who preregister will be admitted free of charge. Preregistration allows each wholesale buyer to bring one guest with them. On site registration allows only one person to be admitted without charge.

Retail Shoppers pay only $5 admission for the weekend.  Sorry, no children under 8 years of age.



Learn to make the following:



BASIC BEADING ~ $30 FOR 2 HOUR CLASS   11:00 – 1:00 Friday, Saturday and Sunday

In this two hour course, you will learn:

>  the different types of wire and cord

>  how to begin a strand

>  how to use Guardians and how to attach clasps

>  how to finish off your necklace.

>  I furnish two Guardians and Crimp Beads.


 You can purchase these at the show or bring your own.

>Beads of your choice- we will be making a beaded necklace.

>49 Strand Beadalon .018

>2 clasps

>2 toggles or one toggle and one clasp for necklace

>A bead board – to design your necklace

BASIC WIRE WRAPPING ~ $45 FOR 2 HOUR CLASS   2:00 – 4:00 Friday & Saturday  

 1:30 – 3:30 Sunday (the show closes at 4:00 and ealier starting time gives time to finish project.)

In this two hour course, you will learn:

>  different types of wire

>  different sizes and shapes of wire

>  hardness of wire and it’s importance

>  how to determine how much wire you need for your project

>  tools to use with wire wrapping

>  how to shape & bend wire

>   how to make a traditional pendant

I furnish copper wire to make a Traditional Pendant.


>A STONE to wrap- bring your own or purchase from one of the dealers at the show.  No smaller than 1″ x 2″ and no               larger than 2″ x 3″.

> Round Nose Pliers

> Flat Nose Pliers

> Bent Nose Pliers

> Wire Cutters

> Flat File

> Tape measure or ruler

I am using Copper for several reasons; it is inexpensive and the temper is similar to dead soft Sterling or 14 Kt. Gold-filled Wire and is easy to work.


I will have some of these you can use for the class but bring your own if you have them:

>Various pliers

>Cutters for wire

>Crimping tool


>Measuring tape – ruler

BUNDLE THE CLASSES!  Take both classes for $65.

To reserve your space, contact Naomi by emailing her at: njbfron@gmail.com. Or by phone @ 817-909-2809.