Greater Birmingham Bead Society


2017   Meeting Dates

1/12  - Kenneth Spivey,  metal artist

2/9 -  Beaded French wire flowers project.  

3/9 - Stone setting using cold connections.

4/13 -
Bead Swap

5/11 -
  Leather wrap bracelet 

6/8 -
  Fringe Panel

7/13 -  Mixed Media / Try it Kumihumo

8/10 -
beaded bracelet

  - Polymer clay / workshop

10/12 -  Wire Cage

11/9 -
Zulu stitch bracelet

12/14 -
 Holiday Dinner

*We welcome guests at every meeting.  

Please note: When GBBS provides kits for members,

there is a $5.00 kit fee for guests.

Scholarships are awarded 4 times a year to members. Each meeting you attend, you are given a chance to enter your name into a drawing. The more meetings you attend, the more chances you have to win.
Scholarships may be used only for classes you would like to take (not beads or supplies). The months we award scholarships are March, June, September and December.  Only one scholarship per person per year. 


January 14

Metalwork ring

and brooch

February 23

Advanced French Beaded Wire flowers

March 11 

Chain Bling Bracelet

September 16

Polymer clay

 Field  Trips



Right-Angle Weave



Making Beads

June Graham


Mixed Media

Rachel Stewart


Wire & Stones