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Dallas Winter Bead & Jewelry Show

February 23, 24, & 25, 2018

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

The Dallas Winter Bead & Jewelry Show is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC featuring  jewelry, beads, beading supplies, findings, pearls, silver, designer cabochons, minerals, tools, and classes! The AKS Dallas Winter Bead & Jewelry Show will reveal the newest trends to the most discriminating bead and jewelry enthusiast. If you make your own jewelry, you’ve got to come to this show! No better deals and no bigger selection.

Sorry, no children under 8 years of age will be allowed.

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

Wholesale Buyer ~ Wholesale preregistration will open 30 days before the show.  You may always register on site at Show.  Just bring a copy of your sales tax id with you for free admission. You may bring one guest with you also at no charge.

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

Wirewrapping Classes ~ Naomi will be teaching wirewrapping classes for this show. Just click on the “Classes” tab for more information and to make your reservation.

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.

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

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Admission is still only $5 for the entire weekend for the general public. Save more by joining our mailing list.

Join our mailing list by clicking on the link!

Dallas Winter Bead & Jewelry Show


  • Ann’s Bath Treats ~ Soaps
  • 9 Gems ~ Precious Stone Beads
  • Baby Boomers ~ Custom fashion jewelry
  • Bajra, Inc. ~ beads
  • Bali Designs ~ silver findings
  • Beadiful ~ gemstone beads
  • Beading House ~ One stop shop for all your beading needs
  • Bead Stuff ~ seed beads, tools, & more
  • Beads & Crafts, Inc. ~ findings & beads
  • Discover Asia ~ beads & jewelry, chain
  • Dorjee ~ Tibetian jewelry
  • East Gate Jewelry ~ wire wrapping, silver smith, cabochons
  • Kingdom Trading ~ gemstone beads
  • Mat Collection ~ beads
  • NJBF Creations ~ Wirewrapping classes
  • Queenly Trading ~ gemstone beads
  • Ro-A-Beads ~ gemstone beads
  • Tejas Beads ~ high quality gemstone beads


Check back often for updates on our exhibitor list.

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Learn to make the following:


Naomi Fron is the designer/creator and owner of NJBF CREATIONS and has been creating her beautiful wire jewelry for 30 years.  She is self taught and over the years has developed her own style combining traditional and sculptured wire wrapping styles.  Her main goal in designing is to highlight and showcase the stone she is using in elegant and delicate pieces

She began her business in 1985 in Tennessee after having learned how to cut and polish gemstones. She wanted to learn how to make settings to show them off and she chose wire because any size or shape stone could be utilized. Ever since then she has been designing & creating her wire jewelry, traveling from Mass. to Florida, exhibiting and selling at Arts & Craft Shows and at Gem & Mineral Shows and has loved sharing her passion for this art form.

She moved back to Texas in 2009 to marry her high school sweetheart and to share her talents with her home state.  You can see some of her beautiful jewelry at www.NJBFCreations.com and at her Etsy Shop, NJBF Jewelry Creations.


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.

>  how  to use memory wire and make a bracelet.

The cost of the course will include memory wire for the bracelet and two Guardians and Crimp Beads.


You can purchase these from Beading House at the show.

>49 Strand Beadalon .018

>2 clasps

>2 toggles or one toggle and one clasp for necklace

>A bead board – to design your necklace

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

Beads of your choice- we will be making a memory wire bracelet and a beaded necklace.  If we have time you can make a pair of earrings. I have hypo-allergenic earwires.

The 2 strand memory wire bracelet uses about  100 4-6mm beads.  The number of beads that you will need for your necklace will depend on how long you want to make it and the size beads you want to use.

I will have some of these you can use for the class:

>Various pliers- but do bring your own if you have them

>Cutters for wire

>Crimping tool

>Measuring tape – ruler

>Bracelet Mandrel


Your cost for the class includes a kit containing enough Memory Wire to make a 2 strand Bracelet, 2 Guardians and 2 Crimp Beads.


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 bracelet

>  how to make a traditional pendant

Cost of course will include Copper Wire to make a Traditional Pendant.


>Round Nose Pliers

>Flat Nose Pliers

>Bent Nose Pliers

>Wire Cutters

>Flat File

>Tape measure or ruler

Your cost for the class includes a kit containing enough Copper Wire to make a traditional wire wrapped pendant and a wire bracelet.

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.

BUNDLE THE CLASSES!  Take both classes for $65.

To reserve your space, contact Naomi by emailing her at: njbfcreations@gmail.com

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