Show Launch | Pasadena Arts & Crafts

The annual convention comes to the Pasadena Hilton for a 3-day event featuring artists, artisans and many more

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The show launch for Pasadena Arts & Crafts Show is November 9 – 11, 2018, at Hilton Pasadena, Pasadena CA. It is an alliance of artists, artisans, makers, bakers, and specialty purveyors –showcasing a stunning gift market extravaganza just in time for the holidays.

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The 3-day show encompasses handcrafted media and offers a vast choice of holiday gifts and products designed and made by independent artisans and studio artists. Here is a list of the many gift categories and some products exhibited:

Clothing and Accessories: handmade clothing, wearable art, experimental fashion design, hand-sewn accessories, fashion design, art-to-wear apparel, boutique clothing, woolens, felted hats, retro fashions hand sewn clothing, alpaca knitwear, upcycled vintage fabrics, vintage conceptual clothing, collage pendants, art couture, nomadic textiles, head pieces, natural-dyed silk scarves, original knitwear.

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Textile, Weaving and Artisan Handwork Arts: hand-loomed textiles, traditional low-warp tapestries, woodblock fabrics, hand printed fabrics, handspun yarn, felting, glass making, ceramic arts, hand tooled leather, beadmaking, wood working, metalwork, bead weaving.

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Jewelry, Gems, and Minerals: handcrafted jewelry, necklaces, USA turquoise, gemstones, crystal & mineral specimens, direct mined lapidary, ironstone, 14kt gold jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, bracelets, rings, necklaces, pearls, amber jewelry, fusion jewelry, amulets, brooches, metalwork, and enamel pendants.

Home Goods and Furniture: handmade household goods, handcrafted lamps, conceptual art clay pieces, ceramic pottery, furniture, sculptural garden items, candles, mid-century style furniture, designer textiles, handmade toys, handcrafted handbags, custom bowls, gourd art, painted tiles, recovered wood and iron.

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Vintage, Antique, Ethnographic and Collectibles: unusual silver and gold items, vintage glassware, vintage jewelry, vintage clothing, recovered wood and iron, antique artifacts, estate sale finds, art nouveau designs, vintage signs, vintage Hollywood jewelry, sacred textiles, collectible glass, ethnographic artifacts, Taxco silver, nomadic costuming.

Paper, Fiber, and Fine Art — hand printed paper, paper arts, handmade cards, woodblock art, print making, natural-dyed fabrics, conceptual jewelry art, canvas oil paintings, fine art crystals, water color paintings, photography, handspun fibers.

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Designer Findings and Craft Supplies: aged brass filigrees, ornamentals, vintage findings, botanical curiosities, pinwheels, one-off handcrafted jewelry parts, re-purposed jewelry, handmade clasps, project finds, handcut gems, creative components, sculptural pieces, shells, glass beads, handmade earring findings.

Artisan Foods, Wines and Gifts: handcrafted artisanal California wines, handcrafted gift cards, gourmet tea cakes, handmade chocolate, pastries, traditional toffee, handcrafted cocktail mixes, natural soaps, handmade lotions & potions, ceramic artwork, enamel gifts, lacquered boxes, hand tooled leather items, conceptual paper items, handmade candles, unique artisan gifts, hand-knotted pearl necklaces.

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Pasadena Arts & Crafts Show presents an unparalleled selection of artisan handcraft, and traditional handmade art. It takes place on Friday through Sunday, November 9-11, at Hilton Pasadena, 168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena CA. Hours are 10am to 6pm –daily. Admission is $8 online/$10 at the door. 18 and under are free. Visit

About Garan-Beadagio Garan-Beadagio, LLC produces eight annual shows in Pasadena, Costa Mesa, Santa Monica, Walnut Creek, Marin and Tucson. While each one promotes artisanship, handcraft and workshop design in its own way, they share in the tradition of bringing people together around the colors, patterns, balance, and cordage of bead & design, and offering the widest range of artisan creations to be found anywhere.