Greater Birmingham Bead Society

  2017 Bead Challenges 

February 9 - Natural Elements

Use a natural element ( it cannot be a purchased leaf charm -

the item must be made by nature)

May 11 - Just Rings 

Make a ring - wire wrapped, cold connected, clay, resin,
 soldered, beaded, cast or whatever.

August 10 - Creepy Crawlers

Creepy Crawlers - make a piece of jewelry using a spider,
an insect, or worm (can use charms)

November 9 - It's All In The Bag

Everyone gets the same bag of 4-5 items & must use them ALL in ONE piece of jewelry.  You can alter the items (cut it, paint it, etc.).



Beading Events & Sponsors


American Gem Expo in 2017

January 28-29, June 17-18 and October 28-29

Pelham Civic Center


Larry's Wholesale Beads In Huntsville & Atlanta

Contact Althea Young for the Sale Schedule.

Beadapalooza 2017

April 14-16 and August 18-20, Helena Comm.Center