Educational Bead Resources:
Beaducation - Free video classes for beginners on a variety of beading subjects
Beadalon Tutorials - How to's and printable tutorials from a myriad of national designers
Beady links & Bead Shows
If you are planning a vacation outside of your area and you want to know when or where an up and coming bead show is go to Festivals & Shows - www.festivals-and-shows.com/gem-jewelry-bead-shows.html
Rocky Mountain Bead Society in Denver, CO - www.rockybeads.org
Guide to Beadwork bead stores wherever you are in the world - www.guidetobeadwork.com
Bead&Button (A great magazine resource full of patterns, articles on beading, and much more) - www.beadandbutton.com.
Bead&Button Show, bead classes and vendor marketplace in Milwaukee, WI. - www.beadandbuttonshow.com
Beading Daily, where life meets beading. Sign up to receive a monthly e-mail full of information and patterns - www.beadingdaily.com
Beadalon Projects - http://www.beadalon.com/design_workshop/how_tos.asp
Bead Fest-Santa Fe Bead classes and vendor marketplace in Santa Fe, NM. - www.beadfest.com
Support your local bead shops
Colorado Bead Stores - www.beadlinks.com
A listing of bead shops who are members of Rocky Mountain Bead Society. Go to www.rockybeads.org.
Local Bead Store Alliance. Traveling? Find a local bead store across the USA go to www.localbeadstores.com