BABE! 2013
November 16-17, 2013 • Oakland Marriott City Center • 10th & Broadway • Oakland, CA

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Bay Area Bead Extravaganza! 2013

BABE! offers exceptional exhibitors and artists and over $1500 in Door Prize certificates!

BABE! has an exceptional group of exhibitors, studio artists and traders who have found exotic items around the world. And this year BABE! will be drawing over 50 gift certificates totaling more than $1,500 to allow the fortunate winners to go have mini shopping sprees!
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Here is a list of vendors so far for BABE! 2013.

Please browse through the list of exhibitors before the show - to discover old friends who are returning and new vendors, whose stock you will want to explore.

Look for the purple stars next to the vendors name, they are one of the more than 50 generous vendors who have given a gift certificate for the door prize drawings. So browse and consider what you might purchase with a little help from a gift certificate. Multiple drawings will be done every hour - so stay and shop or just visit with bead friends, and wait to see if your name is drawn!

Accent Bead/ Kumihimo to Go
Adrienne Leifer Jewelry
Cloisonne enamel jewelry and components
African Fashions, Gifts & Crafts  
African beads, antique & contemporary; shells, seed beads, glass beads, brass, amber earrings, and more
Alacarte Clasps, WireLace & Wirelux
Wirelux, Wirelace, findings, clasps, jigs
Allene's Beads
Blown glass Italian beads: one of a kind American & European artist beads
Amulete Gems
Semi-precious beads and gems
Anil Kumar
Beads: gold, silver, semiprecious, precious, tribal, etc
Anne E. Mitchell
Tools, chainmaille kits, jewlery, books
Hand carved bone & wood beads, pendants
Bali Silver Jewelry
Sterling silver & gemstone jewelry, handcrafted in Bali; cloth travel jewelry pouches, also handmade in Bali
Baubles and Beads
Beads, findings, tools, books, stringing supplies
Bead Artistry
Bead kits
Bead Inspirations
Vintaj nickle-free brass beads & findings, chain, tools, beading kits, gemstones, glass beads, finished jewelry and local classes
Bead Palace
Semiprecious stones/gems/beads, precious stones and beads
The Beading Place
Contemporary, lucite, acrylic flower beads
Beads and Etc.
Beads, gemstones
Beads at Beads
Diamond beads, precious and semi-precious, coral, pearls, etc
Beads of Marin
Beads, findings
Beads on Main
Czech glass beads
Beads That Work
Necklaces, bracelets, earrings
Beady Eyed Women
Kits, tutorials, some finished beadwork, supplies
Benecia Bead
Bone, lucite, Czech, metal beads and beading supplies
Bondi Beads
Lampwork glass cabochonsand beads; bead woven items, pituresque, landscape and floral designs
Bonita Creations
One of a kind gemstone beads
Bruna Ferrari, Inc
Sterling silver findings/chain, gold filled findings/chain, Swarovski crystals and stone beads
Button Lady
Vintage buttons and buckles
Show display lighting systems designed for the small crafter: handmade artisan glass beads
Callie Oaks  
Chaos Glassworks
Lampworked focal beads; slumped pendants & earrings; finished necklaces; blown glass flowers; blown glass small vessels and pumpkins: bead display stands
Handcrafted lapidary; cabochons, side or top drilled focal beads, faceted stones, wire wrapped jewelry
Cindy Pankopf
Metal Clay tools & supplies; findings for large hole beads, bead kits, Cindy's two books, 
C-Koop Beads
Enameled beads, buttons, pendants, components & leather
Cottage Jewel Antiques
Vintage & antique beads & bits; victorian scrap, original antique jewelry, cameos, sash pins, old buttons, Deco, Victoriana, bakelite, etc.
Craft Fantastic
Create heirloom resin-free jewelry from family photos; collage, paper emhemera and fantastic art images; jeweler's glass; findings
CraftOptics telescopes for detailed vision and DreamBeam, the high intensity light
DVH Design www.DVHDesigns,com
Custom cut focal pendants in unusual gemstones, jet mourning beads, upcycled materials
Design Diva Art Glass
Lampwork glass beads, custom jewelry
Dragon Art Glass
Glass beads, marbles, sculptures, all handmade with a torch
Dzine Crazy  
Beads: bead organizers
D's Designs
Chainmaille Kits, jump rings, tronex tools, hanmade chainmaille jewelry
Unique & unusual gemstone beads, natural turquoise, Australian opal, jewelry
East West Best Trading Co
Eclectic freshwater pearls, abalone beads, stone beads
Eiko's Knotting  
Hand knotted jewelry  
Elle of California (North)
Vintage Italian beads, old Czech glass beads, old Chinese beads & components
Lampwork glass beads, metal clay work, artisan jewelry
Ethnography Bead  
Antique and tribal beads and jewelry
Ezel Findings
Magnetci clasps, findings, beading
Ferrari Original Beads
Lampwork beads and jewelry made with them, Patina copper clasps
Specializing in antique beads and components for jewelry design
Gail Crosman Moore
Borosilicate lampwork beads, handmade jewelry, vintage supplies
Garden of Beadin'
Czech & Japanese seed beads, Tilas, Super Duos, Czech glass beads, findings & beading supplies, S-Lon cord, Kumihimo supplies, books
Gemini Gems
Precious and semi-precious beads
Glasscapes - Mingo and Asho
Furnace glass beads, pendants, handblown glass, wood items and finished jewelry
Golden De Bone
Ethnic vintage jewelry,  glass bead jewelry, ethnic beads, shell jewelry
Grace Lampwork Beads
Lampwork beads
Gravity Hill Art Glass
Handmade art glass beads
Green Girl Studios
Original Green Girl designs
HandFast Design by Kim
Hands of the Hills
Hilltribe silver, copper, brass, new & old glass beads
Harold Williams Cooney
Contemporary glass trade beads
Harper Designs
Handcrafted lampwork and metal beads
Antique and contemporary glass beads from S.E. Asia and Indonesia
J.M. Imports
Beads, cabochons, stringing wires
Jan Petek -
Pepper Tree Designs
Lampwork glass beads; "torch fired" enamel beads, hand made jewelry
Jaret's Amazing Old Beads 
Vintage beads & jewelry 
JC Herrell
Lampwork glass beads, findings and jewelry
Jeannie Haydon - Riveting
Jennifer Osner Antique Textiles
Antique and vintage beads, buttons, findings, ribbon, trims, lace, millinery, and much more
Jess Imports
Charms, lockets, findings
Jesse James Beads
Jewelry By Kia  
Jiley's Studio
Handmade lampwork beads
John Rizzi Glassworks
Beads, jewelry, glass sculptures
JP Pearl & Jewelry Inc  
Freshwater pearls
Jujee Beads
Handmade lampwork beads and jewelry showing sea life and more!
Juliet Anderson
Czech glass beads, enamel, stone and bone beads, pearls
Vintage & modern seed beads, glass beas, lampwork & dichroic, charms, lucite, steampunk & findings
Ethnic beads & jewelry
Karen Nan Designs
Fused glass hearts & beads, cabs, kits and finished jewelry
Kathy Getty-Beads
Stone beads, pearls, pendants
Kilim Rug Co.
African beads: chevrons, white hearts, Korobo millifiori, Dogan, Padreh, lampwork, sandcast, bone, horn, snake, ostrich egg shell
Kyoto Studio
Lampwork beads
The Lillian Todaro Collection
Bead sculpture, books and kits
Lillypilly Design  
Engraved shell, wood, cork & slate veneers & ultrasued, patina copper, embossed patina copper & engraved anodized aluminum
Lisa Kan Designs
SuperDuo, Rizo, Rulaa, Piggy, Czech buttons, Handmade glass beads, Italian mesh ribbons, scrap leather & screw punch
Little Windows ®
Safe & brilliant resin, kits and tools for photo jewelry, bead making and lots more
Liza Wataghani  
Ethnic beads & jewelry
Lizard Works Glass
Fused glass pendants, beads, bowls
Love Harmony Inc.
Exotic, freeform, handcut designer cabochons (including natural mineral druzi); Jewelry grade crystals, custom gemstone beads, fine jade carvings
M Tarara Designs
Lampwork glass beads and silver jewelry
Made in the Motherland  
Antique stone beads; Turaeg jewelry old and new, African trade beads
Marion Hamilton
Ancient & antique beads, necklaces and earrings
Marion Jewels in Fiber
Fiber jewelry supplies, micro macrame, kumihimo, bead crochet plus more & finished fiber jewelry
Mike Silverman World Arts
Antique tribal beads
Morgan and Nicolina's Flameworked Glass
Handmade lampwork beads and lampwork items made by the husband and wife team
Natural Touch
Resin beads, Italian metal buttons & notions
Natural beading components, including tagua beads, natural seads & acai berry beads, lots of cording and stringing materials & natural leathers, including organic fish leather
Nightside Studios
Handmade glass: monsters, vessels, eyeballs; copper stuff and some finished jewelry
Antique Venetian beads & micromosaics
Out on a Whim
Pacific Pearls & Kojima Co.
Loose pearls, pearl strands, pearl jewelry, unique and unusual pearls
Pacific Silverworks
Siver components and jewelry
Paula Radke Art Glass
Art Glass Clay, dichroic glass beads and jewelry
Pema Arts, Inc
Jewelry from Himalayas, unusual beads and pendants
Piece of Mind
Sea glass beads, Chinese crystal, findings
Polychrome Beads
Handmade lampwork beads & buttons, and handmade jewelry
Prima Donna Beads
Handmade lampwork beads & jewelry
Riley Designs Dichroic Strips/Kaleidoscopes
Kaleidoscopes and COE 104 dichroic strips for your lampworking needs
Sahara Treasures  
Antique beads, treasures from Morroco
Sarah Shriver
Polymer beads, jewelry and DVD's
School of Beadwork
Seed bead weaving kits
Scorpio Beads
Sharon Peters
Handmade lampworked glass beads and jewelry 
Shibui & Daughters
Project tin, beads, found steampunk objects
Sierra Catz
Lampwork glass beads & necklaces
SilverSilk & More
Silver Silk knitted wire products
Soft Flex Company
Sonoran Beads
Handmade borosilicate glass beads, fibers, kits, silver silk, wireknitz, wirelace, kumihimo
Star's Clasps
Specialty sterling and  vermiel clasps and chain
Designer quality kits & tools for bead and wirework
Sterling Works
Hand crafted sterling silver jewelry, local artisan crafted jewelry with gems
Stone Town
Semi-precious stone, carved beads, quality finished cabs and pendants
Ta Pearls
Freshwater pearls
Tangible Light Studio
Artisan made lampwork glass beads
Tapestry Beads
Bead weaving kits & instructions
Terry Henry Glassworks
Glass beads, handmade lampwork beads and jewelry 
Tile Goddess
Glass organic-freeform pendants,  beads and lampwork glass sculpture beads
Tom Boylan Glass Beads
Unique brosilicate hand made beads
Toni Lutman
Flameworked beads, handmade jewelry
Trinkets by T Vintage Beads
Vintage, contemporary and out-of-production Swarovski crystals, vintage lucite, chain by the foot, beadcaps & findings
Tropic Options
Handwoven seedbead jewelry, accessories and sculptures
Tuyet's Bead Designs  
Semiprecious stones/gems, silver/pewter handmade necklaces and other jewelry with glass beads and metal beads
Unicorne Beads, Inc
Handmade borosilicate glass beads
The Urban Beader
Metal Stamping supplies, soldering supplies, cold connection supplies, enameling supplies, metals for wetal working in jewelry
Vanessa Hahn  
Borosilicate Glass Beads & Pendants
Via Murano
Snapeez "The Snapping Jump Ring", Twisted Tornado crimps, jewelry findings
Wandering Spirit Designs
Handmade lampwork beads, metal clay and one of a kind jewelry
Wayne Robbins &
Judie Mountain
Sculpted lampwork beads, metal findings, handmade finished jewelry
The Whole Bead Shop
Fine glass, metal and resin beads from Germany
Wild Things Beads
Czech glass beads, vintage beads, buttons, wood beads, stone beads
XAZ Bead Company
Handmade ceramic raku fired beads and pendants
Zena Kruzick Tribal Art
Jewelry, beads and components from Tunisia, Egypt, New Guinea, Africa, and Asia

© 2013 BABE!