The Bead Society of Greater Chicago
The Bead Society of Greater Chicago is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and an IRC Section 501Â© (7) organization. The society was founded in 1989 and is dedicated to the study, discussion and exchange of information about beads and beadwork. Its objective is to educate its members and the general public about the historic and artistic importance of beads and beadwork. Website: http://www.bsgc.org/
The Bead Society of Greater New York
The objectives of The Bead Society of Greater New York are to enlighten the public about the historical and cultural influence and importance of beads and related subjects. The Society offers lectures and conduct workshops and demonstrations of techniques for working with beads, related objects and subjects.
The Bead Society of Greater Washington
The Bead Society of Greater Washington is dedicated to furthering the understanding of beads and ornaments. Our mission is to encourage the scholarly study of beads, which are among the oldest, most universal, and most enduring artifacts of mankind, and to foster public appreciation of beads as objects of beauty that have been used not only for adornment but as status symbols and protective amulets in ancient, ethnic, and contemporary cultures.
The Bead Society of Los Angeles
The Bead Society of Los Angeles is the oldest of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1975 we support the study, discussion, and shared knowledge of beads in the United States and throughout the world. Website: http://www.beadsocietyla.org/
The Bead Society of Victoria, Inc
The Bead Society of Victoria, Inc. was founded in 1994 by a small group of bead fanatics. Membership is invited from bead collectors, researchers, makers of beads, beadwork designers, bead applicators, business proprietors and bead enthusiasts.
The Beadworkers Guild of Great Britain
The Beadworkers Guild of Great Britain Crafters guild web site provides information on membership, results of challenge projects. Website: http://www.thebeadmuseum.com/
Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild
The Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild is a non-profit organization of people in the Great Lakes who work and play creatively with beads. Monthly meetings and frequent special events provide members many opportunities to network their creativity and resources, and to share ideas.
International Society of Glass Beadmakers
International Society of Glass Beadmakers A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of hand-crafted glass beads.
Portland Bead Society
The mission of the Portland Bead Society is to study beads and related subjects and to disseminate the knowledge acquired.
The Rocky Mountain Bead Society
The Rocky Mountain Bead Society was founded in 1992 to help people interested in bead study and beading techniques find a way to share knowledge and explore new dimensions. Today, we have over 350 members and, we meet the third Thursday evening of each month in Denver, Colorado, to listen to featured lectures, and watch beading demonstrations.
Upper Midwest Bead Society (UMBS)
Their goal is to further the understanding and enjoyment of beads. The Upper Midwest Bead Society is open to anyone who loves beads.
Wyoming Tumblebeaders Bead Society
Wyoming Tumblebeaders Bead Society is a bead club society serving southeast Wyoming and northeast Colorado.
Ava’s Beading Galore
Beadwork gallery of her finished beadwork including a gallery of her seed bead jewelry collection books.
Beadboard.net – Bead Jewelry Resources and More
Beadboard.net presents bead jewelry news, supplies, tips and tricks, resources, product reviews, featured artists and more! We update regularly and bring you information and trends you may not have been aware of.
The Bead Museum – Glendale, Arizona
This unique museum was founded in 1984 by Gabrielle Liese and houses an international collection of over 100,000 beads and beaded artifacts. The museum features permanent and changing exhibitions, and education and outreach programs of lectures, tours, and classes for the visitor. Website: http://www.thebeadmuseum.com/
Beaded bottles, barrettes, bracelets, earrings, odds & ends, necklaces, ornaments. This site includes instructions for various objects including beaded ornament covers and free beadwork patterns.
The Bead Collector Network
The Bead Collector Network provides articles and research about the history and use of beads. Link include Bead Forums, Bead Study Groups & Bead Research Sites.
Beaded Jewelry & Gifts by Bead Wizardry Designs
An eclectic selection of handcrafted beaded jewelry and gifts, specializing in spectacular beaded eyeglass chains, beaded lanyards and wedding jewelry by designer Judith Nelson. Custom orders encouraged!
Beading Forum dot com dot au
With our distinct Australian character we are sure you will enjoy our bead forum no matter what side of the globe you are from. We share our interests in all forms of beading and jewellery design on our bead forum and hope you will make beading forum dot com dot au your first port of call when you want to have a chat.
Dax Designs Art Beadweaving
– Bead patterns – check out our free beading patterns Papier mache masks; Juried competition winning beaded art jewellery, Beading classes, Mask-making classes, Beading gallery, Mask gallery, Beading publications, Beading and mask making links.
Glass Bead Mixes
– Beautiful Glass Bead Mixes in Wonderful Colors.
– Find-Beads.com gives you quality Bead related web links. Finding the Bead web site you are after is easy at FIND-BEADS Web Directory.
The Global Interactive Bead Database
The Global Interactive Bead Database is a global community maintaining an online bead database. Unique and easy to use with images and searchable data for identifying beads of all materials from all over the world. Bead term glossary, articles, discussion forums, many pictures.
Poppy Field Bead Company
Margo Field’s award winning beadwork. Gallery of items.
Listaverk.com provides uniquely crafted glass, pearl and crystal jewelry for any and every occasion. With our online shop, shopping is as easy as clicking a button. Every single item is uniquely designed and made.
Jeweler: With over 30 years experence. Making ponies and crows or what ever you desire. silverindianjewelry.com has other fine jewelry from Gallup N.M. Navajo & Zuni. Free Shipping on jewelry in August.
Suzanne Cooper Beads & Stained Glass
Suzanne Cooper Beads & Stained Glass web site features beadwork pattern books, stained glass designs, free bead pattern, bulletin board, stained glass designs, free bead pattern, bulletin board, free glass pattern, bead gallery, and lots of fun.