Jewelry 052913
3.9 / 5 Rated by 129 members
Review from Goldstar Member

This was my first time to attend and I really enjoyed it. It can be overwhelming to look at everything. There were so many beautiful beads to look at and it was best to look at most of the stalls first before buying because there were some vendors...continued

reviewed Jul 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from mjjbutterflies

Lots of variety of beads...a bit overwhelming for beginners but you find your way around. Good deals!

reviewed Jul 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Syngulldad

I took my girlfriend and her three kids. We have now made this an annual event and already have planned for the next outing. The layout was easy and nice to get through. The prices were very reasonable, a bead lovers paradise. This was my first...continued

reviewed Jul 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Ginger Lai

For a "free" event it was costly - the $8 parking fee is a deterrent and the number of vendors was less than previous years.

reviewed Oct 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from NobhillTreehouseSF

Much less vendors than other events there but higher quality. They seemed more local...

reviewed Oct 16 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from tobyh

Fun event! Good number of vendors with pretty good prices on beads and beading supplies. Parking though was too high at $10.

reviewed Oct 17 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from SFCroatprncss

There were a nice number of vendors. Enjoyed the different booths and especially enjoyed the demonstrations given by lady who makes wire and bead jewelry. She was awesome!!

reviewed Oct 17 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Jacqueline Cummings

The show was fabulous! I purchased tons of good stuff for great prices! But you really need to be careful as, some vendors charged more for the same items as other vendors.
Also, a few disappointments. The parking was $10 and not the $8 noted on...continued

reviewed Jul 09 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Squeedle

IMPORTANT: The people taking entry fees at the door told me there is no such thing as will-call tickets for the show. You need to bring your confirmation printout with you. They were generous and waved me through, but you should bring your...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Catherine

At first I thought it was too bad that the Show did not have as many vendors as before. But it turned out to be just the right size for me! I was not exhausted at the end and I had the chance to go around to all the booths at least twice (the 1st...continued

reviewed Jul 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from catherinew

The Bead Show seemed a bit smaller this year - perhaps just a reflection of the economy right now. Almost every dealer had discounts and sales. If one had the stamina, the best plan would be to walk all the way through first just to find the...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from L

As a beginner, I found the class helpful. I bought some beautiful beads, and I'm happy with my purchases. I noticed that some vendors had the same merchanidise and some marked up the beads 100%, then sold them for 1/2 off, with the net result...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from happagal

I enjoyed it, though you could tell the economy really impacted the vendors, as there were less of them, but still there were enough for me to get the items I needed at a price I was happy with.

reviewed Jul 09 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Christine L. Liner

My sister and I attended this show. We had no difficulty utilizing our confirmation to get into the show. And we had a wonderful time.

reviewed Jul 10 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Amy

Terrific deals on bead stuff!

reviewed Jul 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from opieblue

the vendors had a good selection to choose from. The chain made from precious and semi-precious beads had a wide variety and was very reasonably priced. There were other good deals and as usual, some that were a bit expensive.

reviewed Jul 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Scott Carter

Lots of beads. So if you are into that, go!

reviewed Jul 08 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrea Laudate

It was hard to choose. So many wonderful beads and friendly people

reviewed Oct 07 2016 report as inappropriate
Review from suzanne and theater

This is not a really first class bead show, but if you look carefully, there are a few vendors with unusual and good merchandise at very fair prices. It takes time to find those vendors, but in the end, the show was worthwhile for me.

reviewed Oct 16 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from A. Chen

Great variety of beads at very reasonable prices. It is a great place for jewelry makers.

reviewed Jul 13 2013 report as inappropriate
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