Dallas Summer Bead & Jewelry Show

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Dallas Summer Bead & Jewelry Show August 3, 4, & 5, 2018

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

Please call 504-265-8830, or email [email protected] with inquiries.

AKS Gem Shows, Dallas Summer Bead & Jewelry Show is a wholesale show OPEN TO THE PUBLIC featuring beads, jewelry, beading supplies, findings, pearls, silver, designer cabochons, tools, and classes.

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Retail Shoppers ~ Pay only $5 for the entire weekend! Join our mailing list and get a discount off that already low price.  Although our exhibitors gladly accept credit cards, admission is “cash” only, so please plan accordingly.

Basic Beading & Wire Wrapping Classes are being offered by Naomi at the Dallas Summer Bead & Jewelry Show!

Wholesale Buyer ~  Preregistration is now open. Wholesale buyers “click here” to preregister.

You may register at the show with a copy of your sales tax license. Please be sure to bring extra copies of your sales tax id with you to the show for the vendors.

Wholesale Buyers ~ Wholesale preregistration is now open.

Wholesale Preregistration


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  • Baby Boomers ~ handmade high quality fashion jewelry
  • Beading House ~ everything a “beader” would want!
  • Bead Stuff ~ seed beads, beads, tools, and more.
  • CGBeads ~ gemstones and custom made fine jewelry
  • Discover Designs ~ chain, gold plated leaves
  • Dorjee ~ Jewelry
  • Imperial Gems ~ high end pearls and gemstones
  • Kingdom Trading ~ beads
  • Mat Collection ~ beads & gemstone beads
  • NJBF Creations ~ beading & wirewrapping classes
  • Qiyaara LLC ~ jewelry
  • Queenly Trading ~ high quality beads
  • Ro-A-Beads ~ gemstone beads
  • The Perfect Gem ~ high quality beads & jewelry
  • Tejas Beads ~ gemstone beads

Wholesale Buyers who preregister will be admitted free of charge. Preregistration allows each wholesale buyer to bring one guest with them.

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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 ~ $55 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 $75.

To reserve your space, contact Naomi by emailing her at: [email protected] Or by phone @ 817-909-2809.