Cliff Swain-Salomon Workshops

Cliff is an award winning off-the-loom seed bead artist known for creating non-traditional jewelry shapes and pushing the boundaries of color. His artistry has won him many awards, making him a sought after artist around the globe. Cliff has exhibited his work internationally, including at the Toho Bead Galleries in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Several publications have featured his jewelry including Beadwork Magazine, Facet Jewelry, Style Magazine, Bead & Button, and the upcoming Contemporary Geometric Beadwork Vol. 3.

For workshop registration, follow the links below.

Melbourne Bead Expo 2021 – Catena Fleur Lariat – Kerrie Putnins

This workshop is run over two sessions Deceptively simple and elegant, this component-based lariat has three pearl and crystal dangles swinging freely from delicately beaded chains. A pearl encrusted ring and a symmetrically placed flower like pearl and crystal double...

Melbourne Bead Expo 2021 – Aurora Cuff (three ways) – Ruth Davies

This project will assist attendees design and make their own embroidered cuff. In this workshop you will explore different techniques to achieve a beautiful piece of work you will be proud to wear. There will be a focus on two aspects of design: 1.       How fabric...

Melbourne Bead Expo 2021 – Novalise Pendant – Jeanette Downs

A delicate and sparkling pendant, with two offset rows of Swarovski Bicones fringing an 18mm Swarovski Rivoli.  You will learn how to bezel a Rivoli and how to finish that bezel to form a star pattern. All components are of the highest quality, with kits being offered...

Melbourne Bead Expo 2021 – Annabella – Catriona Starpins

This workshop is run over two sessions Do you want your bead embroidery designs begin to take flight?  Come along to this class with Catriona and bring to life your very own bead embroidered Butterfly.  This beautiful butterfly pendant is made by capturing a Swarovski...


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Melbourne Bead Expo

Friday 22 November – Sunday 24 November 2024

Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, Victoria