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Marti Brown

Marti Brown is an internationally known instructor. She has a BFA in jewelry from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She has taught classes in her studio and at Bead Fest venues, Bead and Button, BeadFx in Canada, at east coast bead stores and bead societies and at The Tucson Bead Show. This will be Marti's 3rd year at the Great Bead Escape Retreat. She has been featured in Artisan Jewelry Times, an online magazine, and has an online video at Kalmbach’s Jewelry & Beading Store. Marti works in a variety of traditional and contemporary jewelry metals and processes but niobium, a colorful metal, is her favorite. She is constantly looking for new sources of inspiration and has added bead weaving, Viking knit, polymer clay, resin, felting, and PMC bead making to her techniques. Marti is a founding member of the Delaware Valley Bead Society encompassing Hunterdon County in New Jersey and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.  If you have any questions on her classes, you may contact her at

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