Blog Archives

Going to Tucson!

Every year after the hustle and bustle of the Holidays dies down, I start to pack my bags and get ready for my favorite trip to one of the biggest and best bead shows in the world. The Tucson Gem

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Gwen Youngblood, jewelry making, Jewelry Tips, Local Classes, Patti's Jewelry Travels, Tools, Uncategorized

The Art of Giving Back Giveaway!

Our very own Laura Scott, Wubbers University Communications Specialist, recently spent a week on a humanitarian trip in Nicaragua. Her story can be read below. In honor of giving back to others… Wubbers will conduct a random drawing to give away

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Interviews, Patti's Jewelry Travels, Wubbers Cares

Tucson Treasures!

This year marked my eighth year to go to Tucson, and it was the best trip ever! I went with the intention of shopping for stones, and wow did I ever find them! Below is the first installment of what

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Patti's Jewelry Travels, Uncategorized

Wubbers Cares: A Hopi Pu’tavi Project Update

If you haven’t heard about our initiative, Patti Bullard, owner of Wubbers, recently traveled to the Hopi Reservation in Arizona to volunteer teaching jewelry making classes with Roy Talahaftewa to local teenagers.  Started 15 years ago, the program had been on hold

Posted in Patti's Jewelry Travels, Wubbers Cares

Patti Bullard’s Guest Appearance on the PBS Show Beads, Baubles and Jewels

Patti Bullard is the owner and inventor of Wubbers Pliers, and can be found developing innovative jewelry tools in her Texas studio. The new season of Beads, Baubles and Jewels begins May 1st! This year marks its 10th anniversary year and

Posted in Free Classes, Jewelry Tips, Patti's Jewelry Travels

Sensory Overload! That’s the Tuscon Gem and Mineral Show

I have just returned from a most fabulous trip—spending lots of time with the Wubbers Women, seeing STONES and BEADS, teaching a great class of women, seeing old friends, buying STONES and BEADS, sharing lots of great meals with friends,

Posted in Jewelry Tips, Lexi Erickson, Patti's Jewelry Travels, Tools

Patti’s Travels: Hopi Jewelry

Patti Bullard, a lifelong artist, is the owner and creator of Wubbers Pliers and founder of Wubbers University.  When not designing new jewelry making tools, she can be found attending jewelry workshops around the country. Recently I took a once-in-a-lifetime

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Patti's Jewelry Travels