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West Michigan Bead Expo VII

***New Location***

Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
1800 East Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI

Saturday, October 16, 2010
10.00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission $3.50
West Michigan Bead Expo is an exciting opportunity for bead and glass lovers to meet and purchase the work of talented artists from various regions of the country. Available for purchase will be hand crafted lampwork, ceramic, fused and polymer clay beads as well as sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and Czech glass beads. Many artists will also have finished jewelry pieces for sale.
Join us at our new location as we celebrate the beauty and craftmanship of glass artisans from across the United States.

5 Responses

  1. I’m looking for a good bead store in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.
    I’ve been to Bead Quest (overpriced) and Strung Out (so-so).
    I was wondering if anyone can help me out here?
    Thanks, Kat

    • Yikes! Sorry I haven’t checked in for a long time… obviously! The only other bead store that I know of is Little Bohemia which is now just off of Division downtown.

    • There is a great little needlecraft shop called Country Needleworks, and they carry some fantastic (and really inexpensive) stone, charms, beads, and crystals. (In fact, some of their Swarovski is less than half the price BeadQuest charges!). In in Jenison, next to Field’s (a Michigan left off Chicago Dr. coming from Grand Rapids).

  2. I’m interested in previewing this event in my weekly Press column. Please send the organizer’s contact info to jennifer@craftsanity.com. Thanks!

    • Argh! Sorry I missed this before the show. We would have loved the publicity… How about next year?

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