Bead Societies, Clubs and Organizations

This is our current list of bead societies, clubs and other organizations throughout the world.  The list is in alphabetical order by state followed by organizations outside the US.  We try to keep this information as current as possible.  If you know of an of a group not listed here, please send us an email and we will include it.  Also, if you are aware of any contact information shown which is not current please advise us and we will change it as soon as possible.

A C D F G H I L M N O P S T U V W International

Alabama

Huntsville Bead Society
Lisa Bess
2018 Bide-A-Wee
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
256-536-7198
bfbragg@bellsouth.net 

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Alaska

Juneau Bead Society
c/o The Bead Gallery
Chris Prussing
201 Seward
Juneau. Alaska 99801
907-586-3223
www.ptialaska.net/~beadgal 

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Arizona

Arizona Chapter of the Society of Glass Bead Makers
Juanita Dunn
11617 North 40th Way
Phoenix, Arizona 85028
602-841-6747

Arizona Polymer Clay Guild
Jacqueline Janes
5632 South Hurricane Court, Unit D
Tempe, Arizona 85283
602-491-4472

Arizona Seed Bead Guild
c/o The Trade Wind Gallery
4814 N. 14th Place
Phoenix, Arizona
602-274-3580
Meets third Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.
Website: www.tradewindgallery.com
Contact: BagLadyDL@aol.com

Tucson Bead Society
Casey Case
P. O. Box 14271
Tucson, Arizona 85732-4271
602-886-7211 

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Arkansas

Arkansas Bead Society
Home Chapter
Contact:
Carolyn Weatherford, Pres.
car34hbar@centurytel.net
870-670-4348
or
Joan Bowman, Vice Pres.
cpp10638@centurytel.net
870-257-2322 

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California

Bead Society of Orange County
Affiliate, Bowers Museum
Cheryl Richard
18852 Country Club Lane
Yorba Linda, California 92886
http://www.beadsocietyoc.org

Bead Society of San Diego County
Collette Parr, Pres
colletteparr@cpx.net
Box 17547
San Diego, California 92177-7547
619-460-9111
Website: www.sandiegobeadsociety.org/links.htm

Beadazzeled Beaders
Robin Kaplan
5090 St. Albert Dr.
Fontana, California 92336
949-552-7429
oiseau@iccas.com
or Janice Smith
Jans@beadsearch.com

Central California Bead Society
P.O. Box 16412
Fresno, California 93755
Contact: Linda Mosley
Babybead@aol.com
(209)298-1872
Contact: Leslie Frazier
tfazier@elite.net
Contact: Debby Taylor
dtaylor@elite.net
Meet on 4th Saturday of each month, have 6 newsletters per year, weekly bead circles, and other fun events.  Over 70 members with meetings held at Dianna’s Studio of Dance, 222 West Olive Ave. Fresno, CA

Central California Polymer Clay Guild
Janet Farris
3976 North Second
Fresno, California 93726
209-227-7197
Janet_farris@yahoo.com

Greater Los Angeles Polymer Clay Guild
Christie Brasher
7804 Winery Ridge Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730
909-898-2453

The Greater LA PCG meets the 1st Thursday of every month at the San Gabriel Bead Co.

Northern California Bead Society
Deanna Doering
Box 22128
Oakland, California 94632-2128
510-869-2723 Voice Mail
www.norcalbeadsociety.org
Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Holiday Inn, Emeryville, CA (Powell & I-80) at 7:30pm, except the month of the annual bazaar and Christmas.

Annual Bead Bazaar:  Saturday May 1 2004, 10-6 Oakland Marriott City Center, 10th and Broadway.

Orange County California Polmer Clay Guild
Trina Williams
17804 Santa Gertrudes Circle
Fountain Valley, California 92708
714-847-4567

Riverside-San Bernadino-East L.A. Polymer Clay Guild
Christie Brasher
7804 Winery Ridge Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730
909-898-2453

Sacramento Bead Buddies Sacramento, CA

Meets the third Thursday of each month. Meeting site alternates between:
BeadBabe.Com and Piece of Mind Beads.
Call or email for more Info

Tonette Pillitteri
BeadBabe.com
5710 Auburn Blvd. #3
Sacramento, CA 95841
916-344-BEAD
Tonette@Beadbabe.com

Gretchen Schueller
:iece of Mind Beads
#34147 Northgate Blvd. Suite 2
Sacramento CA 95834
916.921.BEAD (2323)

pieceomindjewels@aol.com

Sacramento Polymer Clay Guild
Paula Bucher
2912 Wissemann Drive
Sacramento, California 95826-3648
916-773-2929

San Diego Polymer Clay Guild
Syndee Holt
190 Calla Avenue
Imperial Beach, California 91932
619-575-0140
syndeeh@aol.com

Santa Barbara Polymer Clay Guild
Cathy Nordlund
Santa Barbara, California
805-969-1564

Santa Monica Polymer and Mixed Media Guild
Helen Schram
9714 Blantyre Drive
Beverly Hills, California 90210
310-271-7803
craftsgalore@1stnetusa.com

South Bay Polymer Clay Guild
Deborah Anderson
265 North 13th Street
San Jose, California 95112
408-998-5303
MarahA@aol.com

South Bay Bead Arts Guild
San Jose, CA
Linda Ritter:  408-946-8765

Meets the 3rd Wed. of each month from 7 to 9pm at the Yu-Ai Community Center, 588 N. 4th Street (at Jackson) in San Jose, CA.

South Bay Seed Bead Guild
No Current Info On This Group


South Bay Society for Glass Beadmakers
Liza Schmeltz
c/o Sundance Art Glass Center
231 So. Whisman Road
Mountain View, California 94041
415-965-2266

The Bead Society of Los Angeles
Attention: Membership
Box 241874
Los Angeles, California 90024-9674
http://home.att.net/~beadsla

The National Society of Glass Beadmakers
Shari Hopper
2902 Neal Road
Paradise, California 95969
916-872-5020
paradise@sierra.net

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Colorado

Bead Society of Western Colorado
c/o 2851 Road B 1/2
Grand Junction, Colorado 81503

Rocky Mountain Bead Society
Dick Oakes
President Peggy Houchin
Box 480721
Denver, Colorado 80248-0721
rmbs@rockybeads.org
http://rockybeads.org

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Connecticut

Connecticut Bead Society
800 Village Walk, #227
Guilford, Connecticut 06437
EJ52@aol.com

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District of Columbia

Bead Society of Greater Washington
PO Box 70036
Chevy Chase, MD 20813-0036
Phone:   301-277-6830
bsgw@erols.com
www.bsgw.org 

BSGW is the Founder of The Bead Museum of Washington, DC

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Florida

Bead Society of Central Florida
Delores Vickers, President
407-331-3450
dovick@earthlink.net
Linda Miller, Recording Secretary
Box 3292
Winter Park, Florida 32790
407-340-8223
lkaymiller@hotmail.com

Bead Society of North Florida
Deborah Coule-Berke
2915 Byington Circle
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
904-562-5503

Emerald Coast Bead Society
Cassandra Brahan
15 Highpoint Dr.
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
850-436-4733
or Contact Darlene Samuel at
Beadee9@cs.com
Meetings every third Monday of each month.

Florida West Coast Bead Society
Patti Knowles, Pres.
Box 1074
Sarasota, FL 34230-1074
813-778-4705
Alt. Contact:  Tonya Castleman Zoutes
geekgirl@geekgirljewelry.com
Meets the first Monday of the month at the Waldemere Fire Station, 2070 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL.  Meetings start at 7:00pm.
www.geocities.com/floridawestcoastbeadso ciety

Greater Southeast Florida Bead Society
Pam Dugger
6560 Fillmore Street
Hollywood, Florida 33024
954-961-5267

Northeast Florida Bead Society
Vivian Heath
1336 Cesery Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32211

Palm Beach Bead Society
5416 Cleveland Road
Delray Beach, FL 33484-4276
Contact: Lynn Smythe (above address)
561-496-7673
dlphcrft@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/dlphcrft/society.htm
joint site with Treasure Coast Bead Society

PBBS meets the second Thursday of every month from 7-9pm at the Country Club Acres Clubhouse located on Jackson Road in Delray Beach, FL

Polymorphs
Sally Lewis
3306 Westmoreland Drive
Tampa, Florida 33618
813-960-8513

Tampa Bay Bead Society
Sally Lewis
Box 280315
Tampa, Florida 33682-0315
813-960-8513

Treasure Coast Bead Society
Stephanie Houston, Newsletter Editor
Box 8805
Port St. Lucie, FL 34985
561-287-4535
E-mail and Phone Contact: Lara Gambony
snooch101@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/dlphcrft/society.htm

Meets the fourth Monday of every month from 6-8pm at the Morningside Library in Port St. Lucie, FL.

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Georgia

Atlanta Society of Glass Beadmakers
Sylvie Lansdowne
Atlanta, Georgia
sylvie205@aol.com

The Atlanta Bead Society
Box 69
Decatur, Georgia 30031-0069
Carol Sowell
 President
404-321-5292
www.atlantabeadsociety.com

Meetings at 7:00pm to 9:00 pm, first Thursday of each month at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1410 Ponce de Leon Ave. Atlanta, GA

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Hawaii

Bead Society of Hawaii-Maui
Pat Adams
Box 12127
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96727-1832
808-775-8255

Bead Society of Hawaii-Oahu Chapter
Box 235578
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii 96823-3509
Jerri Nagato, Membership Chairman
jerri@lava.net

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Idaho

 

Couer d' Alene Bead Society
Sharon Bateman
Box 5301
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
208-664-9552

Boise Bead Society
7988 W Arapaho Court
Boise Idaho 83703
208-853-7988
seddy@micron.net

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Illinois

Bead Society of Greater Chicago
Judith Schwab, Pres.
Box 8103
Wilmette IL 60091-8103
312-458-0519
Email: info@bsgc.org
http://www.bsgc.org

Meetings are held at 7 PM, the second Thursday of each month - September through June (holiday dinner/book sale every December). Non- members are invited to attend meetings for a $5 admisssion charge.  St. Joseph Parish Life Building 5000 North  Cumberland Ave, Chicago, IL
(located one mile south of I90 / Cumberland exit)

Chicago Area Polymer Clay Guild
Juli McCarthy
671 McClure Avenue
Elgin, Illinois 60123-2865
847-931-0377
Canebake@aol.com

Chicago Midwest Bead Society
Naomi Ruben
1020 Davis Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201
708-328-4040

Great Lakes Polymer Clay Guild
Juli McCarthy, acting secretary
847-931-0377
Canebake@aol.com

Heart of Illinois Bead Society
Congerville Village Hall
Congerville, IL 
Meets the third Saturday of each month from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Contact: lhartwig@mtco.com
http://beadartistry.com/hoibs/index.html

Northwest Suburban Beaders Guild
Box 95538
Hoffman Estates, IL  60195
Contact: Crystal Feather at
847-519-0709crystal-feather@mail.com

Meetings the 2nd Friday of each month (unless it falls on a holiday, then the meetings are moved to the 3rd friday) except for july and august. At Caribou Coffee at the Tow Square Shopping Center, 55 W Schaumburg Rd at Roselle Rd in Schaumburg from 7pm to 10 pm.

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Indiana

Indiana Bead Society
Box 51602
Indianpapolis, IN 46251-0602
Email: indbeads@aol.com
Website: www.indianabeadsociety.org

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Louisiana

Baton Rouge Bead Society
Jane Olson
 919 Bromley Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
504-767-3094

Bead Society of New Orleans
Beverly Herman
650 Central Avenue #226
New Orleans, LA 70121
504-733-9076
bh121@cox.net
Meetings held third Monday of every month at Shoney's on Clearview
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http://noeasybeads.com/nobeadsociety/

Magpies
Peggy Kemp
103 Forest Hill Road
West Monroe, Louisianna 71291-9052
318-396-7975

Gypsy Beaders
Shreveport
Meet first Saturday at
Hamilton/South Caddo Library Branch
9:00am - 5:00pm
contact: Ida Williams
7302 Whispering Pines Rd
Shreveport, LA 71129
318-687-8197 after 4:00pm
or
318-675-5433 (work)
iwilli@lsuhsc.edu
August 2004 Bead Retreat
Retreat Information

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Maine

Blue Hill Polymer Clay Guild
Laura Balombini
P. O. Box 733
Blue Hill, Maine 04614
207-374-5142

 
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Maryland

Baltimore Bead Society
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
email: baltbead@bcpl.net
www.baltobead.org
Meetings 2nd Tuesday September to June 7:00 pm
 
Washington D.C. Lampworker's Group
Nan Roche
4511 Amherst Road
College Park, Maryland 20740

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Massachusetts

The New England Bead Society
Bead Designer International
Shirley Weinberg
135 Aspinwall Avenue
Brookline, Massachusetts 02146
617-499-9432
http://www.geocities.com/soho/3542/ 

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Michigan

GlassAct251/SMGBG
Box 2216
Dearborn, MI 48123
Voicemail: 313-438-3969
Dbillupswalker@aol.com

Dedicated to education and promotion of Lampwork bead Making.  GlassAct 251 typically meets on the first Sunday of every other month in Room 251 at the Science Building on the UM Dearborn Campus, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
 

Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild
PO Box 1639
Royal Oak, MI 48068-1639
586-997-7043
http://www.greatlakesbeadworkersguild.org

or email at: Webmaster@greatlakesbeadw orkersguild.org

Saginaw Valley Bead Society
Saginaw, MI
Ruth Spiekerman, Pres.
Email: busyfingersruth@chartermi.net

Meets second Tuesday of each month at Grace Lutheran Church at 4690 Tittabawassee, at 6:30pm. Shows, instruction, projects, newsletters.

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Minnesota
Minnesota Upper Midwest Bead Society
3000 University Ave SE #5
Minneapolis, MN 55414
651-777-5913
www.umbeads.tripod.com
dcoghill@frontiernet.net

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Missouri

Bead Society of Greater Kansas City
Box 255.
Independence, MO 64051
http://www.geocities.com/kcbeadsociety/
kcbeadsociety@aol.com

Newly formed Feb. 1998. Meetings on second Friday of each month at 7:00pm. Visitors Welcome. Demos and Lectures.


St. Louis Bead Society
501 Nandale Lane
Manchester, MO 63021
Hotline: 314/963-5230

e-mail: Cheryl at divrsity@fastrans.net
or Vida at ariavm@aol.com
or Christine at beadana@aol.com

Meetings are third Tuesday except Jul/Aug/Dec
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Shrewsbury Civic Center
Please bring a bead for the Bead Jar!

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Montana

Billings Bead Society
Helen Widenhofer
1727 Miles Avenue
Billings, Montana 59102
406-656-6778

Bozeman Bead Society
Danita Twedt
P.O. Box 1893
Bozeman, Montana 59711-1893
406-587-1175

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Nebraska

Nebraska Bead Society
Box 30876
Lincoln, NE 98510
Meeting are held the third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at the Gramercy Hill Library, 6800 A Street, Lincoln, NE.
Contact: nebbeadsociety@yahoo.com

www.geocities.com/nebeads

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Nevada

Northern Nevada Bead Society
Sandra McCormick
1625 N. Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701
702-883-8111

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New Hampshire

Bead Society of New Hampshire
beadsocietynh@yahoo.com
http://www.nebeads.com/BSNH
Newsgroup http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bead_society_of_nh/
Contact: Bette Abdu, Corresponding
Secretary
babdu@metrocast.net

We meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month at Heritage Geights, 149 East Side Dr., Concord NH from Noon to 3pm. Our gatherings feature a short business meeting, pot luck lunch, workshops, raffles, door prizes, show & tell, swap & sell, and much more! Please refer to the web site for more information and meeting locations.

New Hampshire Polymer Clay Guild
Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Hopkinton Public Library, Hopkinton, NH from 6:30pm- 8:30pm  Meetings feature a mini-workshop, demonstration or group project.  Workshops are offered as well.
Contact: Robin Trei, President robin.trei@comcast.net
Or Bette Abdu, Treasurer babdu@metrocast.net
Or join the online newsgroup at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NHPCGuild/

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New Jersey

Bead Society of New Jersey
Box 537
Colts Neck, New Jersey 07722
adomroe@comcast.net
www.beadsocietyofnewjersey.org


Central & North New Jersey Polymer Clay Guild
Marilyn Bakst
121 North Montpelier Avenue
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
609-344-1917

South Jersey Bead Society
Susan Robins
2620 Rockafellow Avenue
Pennsauken, New Jersey 08109
609-486-1479
prancingpixel@yahoo.com
www.southjerseybeadsociety.org

Meetings on the first Thursday of each month in Moorestown, NJ

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New Mexico

New Mexico Bead Society
Nikia Angel
P.O. Box 36824
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87176
505-831-2177
nangel9@hotmail.com

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New York

Bead Society of Greater New York
Anne Philipps
Box 427
New York, New York 10116-0427
212-591-1127
Email: anneph@optonline.net
Website http://www.nybead.org


Center for Bead Research
Peter Francis Jr.
Four Essex Street
Lake Placid, New York 12946-1236
518-523-1794
pfjr@northnet.org
http://www.thebeadsite.com

New York City Polymer Clay Guild
Catherine Barnes
P.O. Box 786, Murray Hill Station
New York, New York 10156
212-533-6336
Afew@ix.netcom.com

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North Carolina

Capital Area Beading Organization
Lisa Gentry, Membership
PO Box 10222
Raleigh, NC 27605
919-810-8780 CABORaleigh@yahoo.com

CABO meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Swift Creek Community Center, Yates Mill Pond Road, Raleigh, NC. Membership dues are $20 per year. This is a very enthusiastic group with lots to offer. Please join us.

Triangle Bead Society
Ursula Cronk
P.O. Box 10953
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
919-833-6070

Northern California Glass Beadmakers Society
Lisa Piatetsky
510-339-9772
Kristen Orr kristn@primenet.com

Outer Banks Bead Society
Box 188
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
252-480-0476
iseasunrises@aol.com

First meeting is at Ocean Bead & Craft Supply, 1301 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC.  Sept 26, 2001 at 7:00pm

Winston-Salem Bead Society
David Giles
E. Whitaker Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27608-2634
bearbeader@earthlink.net

Society meets the second Wed. of each month at the Sawtooth Center in Winston-Salem at 5:30.  An active group with 40 members. $5 annual membership dues with a bi-monthly newsletter

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Ohio

Bead Society of Central Ohio
249 King Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201
614-291-6565

Columbus Polymer Clay Group
Barbara Young
92 Arden Road
Columbus, Ohio 43414
614-261-0554
BabsArt@aol.com

North Coast Bead Guild
Akron, Oh
Sharon Hessoun
shessoun@gowebway.com

Ohio Lakeshore Polymer Clay Guild
Tamila Darling
guild@simplydarling.com

Hall of Fame Beaders Guild
Canton/Massillon, OH
Meets the 2nd Monday at 7 PM
Beads 'N More, 1809 Lincoln Way East,
Massillon
Sharon Hessoun

shessoun@gowebway.com


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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Bead Society
Teresa Davis, Librarian
5144 S New Haven Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74135
teresadavis50@hotmail.com
www.okbeadsociety.com

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Oregon

Center for the Study of Beadwork
Alice Scherer
Box 13719
Portland, Oregon 97213
503-248-1848

Portland Bead Society
Toni McCarthy
Box 997
Portland, Oregon 97207-0997
President@beadport.com
Website: www.beadport.com

Meeting Info:  7:00pm, 3rd Wed. of the month at Portland General Electric Building, 300 SE 17th, Portland, OR.

Society of Bead Researchers
Lester Ross, Sec.-Treas.
P.O. Box 7304
Eugene, Oregon 97401
613-990-4814
karlis karklins@pch.gc.ca
http://www.inform.umd.edu:8080/EdRes/Col leges/ARHU/Depts/AmericanSt udies/MatCu lture/Announce/beads

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Pennsylvania

Bead Society of Bucks County
Charlotte Cicale
1271 Payne Road
Green Lane, Pennsylvania 18054
215-234-2818
char@theplace2b.com
http:\\www.theplace2b.com

Brandywine Bead Society
Barbara Shaw
1840 Tall Oaks Road
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania 17961
717-366-2300

Obsessive-Compulsive Beaders of Pennsylvania
OCBPA@yahoogroups.com
Info:  Contact Gerry Vojtilla
animalhouse@alltel.net
Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month from 1 to 5pm. No Dues, All levels of beaders, Classes, swaps and a good time.

The Philadelphia Area Polymer Clay Guild
Meeting Location:
115 E. Wayne Ave.
Alden, PA (accessable using the F3 Media/Elwyn train)
Meetings held the 3rd Sunday of each month from 11:00am to 3:00pm For Info contact Carole Haines (610)284-3199
http://www.netaxs.com/~marf/polymer.html

Polygroup of Reading
Sharon Carlucci
Reading, Pennsylvania
610-478-8400

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South Carolina

The Low Country jewelry Artists Guild
Charleston, SC
Email: Mary@isleofbeads.com
Website: www.isleofbeads.com/lcjag

This is a brand new society just forming in Aug. of 2001. For info visit the website or contact Mary at the email address above.

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Tennessee

Cumberland Valley Bead Society
Warren Feld
522 East Iris Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204
www.landofodds.com/beadsociety

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Texas

Wild West Bead Society
C/O Beads, Rocks and Knots
1730 W Randol Mill Rd. Suite 125
Arlington, TX 76012
Toll Free 1-877-643-BEAD
VickyBeads@yahoo.com
www.geocities.com/vickysbeads/index.html
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, year round at 7pm.  Location Bead, Rocks, and Knots. Started in April of 2000.  35 Members.

Austin Bead Society
Pam Larson
Box 656
Austin, Texas 78767-0656
512-836-5702
info@austinbeadsociety.org
http://www.austinbeadsociety.org

Dallas Bead Society
Martha Gonzalez - Newsletter Editor
Box 38065
Dallas, Texas 75360-0652
dancingbeads@msn.com
DBS meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Walnut Hill Recreation Center, corner of Walnut Hill and Midway.

Highland Lakes Bead Society
Ann Davenort
P.O. Box 1133
Burnet, TX 78611
830-798-1368

Stonefemme@hotmail.com

Houston Polymer Clay Guild
Margaret Briggs
Houston, Texas
713-796-1162
CBXM13@prodigy.com

San Antonio Bead and Ornament Society
Cathleen Stein
Box 700611
San Antonio, Texas 78231-0611
210-806-8259
nujc34a@prodigy.com

The Houston Bead Society
Michael A. Miles - President
http://www.houstonbeadsociety.org

Way Out in West Texas Bead Society
Marla Zuredk
108 N. 5th Street
Alpine, Texas 79831

The Southeast Texas Bead & Ornament Society
Meets 2nd Saturday each month at
Possibilities
7420 College Street
Beaumont, TX 77707
409-866-0582
Cora Byrd, President

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Utah

Intermountain Beads
Kerry Collett
385 S State
Clearfield, UT 84015
801-525-8336
CeltCrafts@aol.com

Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.  Meetings held at CeltCraft Beads and Jewelry at address above.

Northern Utah Bead Society
Attn: Joy Brisighella
Box 514
Mendon, UT 84325
joyb@sisna.com

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Cafe Sabor in Logan, Utah at 6:00 p.m.

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Virginia

Metropolitan Washington Area Regional Polymer Clay Guild
Carol Zilliacus
1350 Beverly Road, Suite #115345
McLean, Virginia 22101
301-236-4395

National Polymer Clay Guild
Ellen Marshall
1350 Beverly Road
Suite #115-345
McLean, Virginia 22101
Recording 202-895-5212
lodbewer@aol.com

Northern Virginia Bead Society
P.O. Box 2258
Vienna, VA 22181
Sheeler Kowalewski - Pres.
www.nvbs.info
nvbs2002@yahoo.com

Potomic Polymer Clay Guild
Carol Zilliacus
6460 Madison Court
McLean, Virginia 22101
301-236-4395
carolz@concentric.net

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Washington

Glass Art Society
1305 Fourth Ave, Suite 711
Seattle, WA 98101-2401
Tel: 206-382-1305
Fax: 206-382-2630
Elizabeth Byrd, Admin Asst.
E-mail:  GlassArtSoc@earthlink.net
Website: www.glassart.org

Northwest Bead Society
PMB 564
4603 NE University Village
Seattle, WA 98105
206-442-1144
email:
webmaster@nwbeadsociety.org
web site:
www.nwbeadsociety.org

NW Washington Polymer Clay Guild
Krista Shufelt, VP Membership
PMB 304
4509 Interlake Ave, N.
Seattle, Washington 98105
206-287-9170 Voice Mail
Email: nwpcg@nwpcg.org
Website: www.nwpcg.org

Olympic Bead Society
Box 27
Quilcene, Washington 98376
206-765-3720

Spokane-Northwest Bead Society
Bill Monaghan
Box 1208
Mead, Washington 99021
208-777-9876

Jansbeadedart@peoplepc.com


The Bead Group of the Palouse
321 NW Webb St.
Pullman, WA 99163
Aviva Suchow
artfield@pullman.com

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Wisconsin

Madison Bead Society
PO Box 620383
Middleton, WI  53562-0383
www.madisonbeadsociety.org
madisonbeadsoc@hotmail.com
 

The Loose Bead Society of Greater Milwaukee
Box 35
Brookfield, WI 53008
Info: Rhonda Kutz
pmk0406@aol.com

Meetings at New Berlin Library, 14750 W. Cleveland Ave, New Berlin, WI.  Meets on 3rd Monday of the month from 7:00pm to 8:45.

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Wyoming

Wyoming Tumblebeaders
Paula Sauter, Pres.
Box 1431
Cheyenne, WY 82003-1431
307-635-2360
www.geocities.com/wyotumblebeaders
mendre1@state.wy.us

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Canada

Bead Society of Calgary
Vivian Gonzales
#507 320 Meredith Road
N.E. Calgary
Alberta, CANADA
T2E 5A6
403-262-4749

Bead Society of Greater Vancouver
Maria Sparks
Richmond Arts Center
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, British Columbia
CANADA V6B 3A0
604-264-9705

Toronto Bead Society
Jane Fournie
9 Humber Trail
Toronto, Ontario
CANADA, M6S 4B8
416-921-8534
Sharvo@ica.net

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Great Britain

Bead Society of Great Britain
Carole Morris
1 Casburn Lane, Burwell
Cambridgeshire, UK
CB5 0ED
44-06-38-742-024

http://members.delphi.com/britishbeads/index.html

British Polymer Clay Guild
Alexandra Blythe (Secretary)
48 Park Close
Hethersett, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 3EW  UK
E-mail: bpcg@heaser.demon.co.uk
Website: htttp://www.heaser.demon.co.uk/polyclay/guild/britpol.htm

Bead Study Trust
Dr. C. R. Chippindale
University Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
Downing Street, Cambridge
ENGLAND, CB2 3DZ

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Ghana

Ghana Bead Society
Nene
Tetteh Odonkor Tuumeh I
P. O. Box C 788
Contaonments
Accra, GHANA

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Germany

European Bead Network
Natacha Wolters
Badenallee I, D14052
Berlin, Charlotteberg
GERMANY

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Hungary

Hungarian Bead Society
Anna Feher
1075 Budapest
Madach Imre ut 3
HUNGARY
36-1-117-7463

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Philippines

Bead Society of the Philippines
Connie Gonzales
50 McKinley Drive
Forbes Park, Makati
Metro Manila
PHILLIPINES

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Australia

Australian Bead Society
Sally McCutcheon
9 George Street
Kilmore 3764
Victoria, AUSTRALIA
61-057-811-047

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Russia

Russian Bead Society
Oxana Sidorova
and Igor Egorov
Russia
Moscow 103498
P.O. Box 170

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Welcome to Elegant Notions.  We specialize in the sales of beads and jewelry items.  We have the best prices anywhere.  Most of our items sell for less than wholesale and we offer them at retail quantities.  Among our bead offerings we have African Beads, Bone Beads, Copper Beads, Brass Beads, Silver Beads, Bali Silver, Crystal Beads, Swarovski Beads, Swarovski Crystal, Fiber Optic Beads, Cat’s Eye Beads, Glass Beads, Porcelain Beads, Semiprecious Beads, Semi-precious Beads, Shell Beads, Coral Beads, Mother of Pearl Beads, Bead Assortments, Assorted Beads, Atlas Beads, Aztec Beads, Colored Core Beads, Crackle Glass Beads, Cross Beads, Czech Beads, Czech Glass Beads, Czech Crystal Beads, Iris Glass Beads, Mirror Finished Beads, Kanji Beads, Lamp Work Beads, Lampwork Beads, Marbled Beads, Marbled Glass Beads, Rainbow Beads, Satin Beads, Tube Beads, Two Colored Beads, Turquoise Beads, African Turquoise Beads, Agate Beads, Amethyst, Agate Beads, Turquoise Beads, Amethyst Beads, Aventurine, Aventurine Beads, Carnelian, Carnelian Beads, Chinese Turquoise, Chinese Turquoise Beads, Citrine, Citrine Beads, Fluorite, Fluorite Beads, Garnet. Garnet Beads, Goldstone, Gold Stone, Goldstone Beads, Gold Stone Beads, Howlite, Howlite Beads, Jasper, Jasper Beads, Labradorite, Labradorite Beads, Lapis Lazuli, Lapis Lazuli Beads, Malachite, Malachite Beads, Moonstone, Moonstone Beads, Obsidian, Obsidian Beads, Peridot, Peridot Beads, Quartz, Quartz Beads, Rhyolite, Rhyolite Beads, Tigereye, Tiger Eye, Tigereye Beads, Tiger Eye Beads, Topaz, Topaz Beads, Tourmaline, Tourmaline Beads, Yellow Turquoise, Yellow Turquoise Beads.

We also sell Bells, Brass Bells, Brass Windchimes, Crystals, Dichroic Glass, Dichroic Glass Bracelets, Dichroic Glass Cabochons, Dichroic Glass Pendants, Dichroic Glass Necklaces, Dichroic Glass Pins, Other Necklaces, Semiprecious Necklaces, Semiprecious Jewelry Sets, Semiprecious Pendants, Watches, Silver & Turquoise Pendants, Other Bracelets, Earrings, Swarovski Crystal Bracelets.

We are the best source for cheap beads at wholesale prices.  We have the lowest prices on handmade jewelry and jewelry findings.

We also have a new line of beaded crafts and beaded gifts.  We have beaded fan pulls, beaded light pulls, beaded lamp pulls, beaded windchimes, beaded wind chimes, beaded suncatchers, beaded sun catchers, beaded witches balls, beaded hummingbird feeders, beaded blown glass, beaded friendship balls, beaded bells, beaded planters, beaded bird feeders, beaded candle holders, beaded cloisonné figurines, beaded gazing balls, beaded crackle balls, beaded Glass Eye Studio glassware, beaded angels, beaded stained glass, beaded crystals and  beaded ceramic hearts.