Welcome to the Bead Society of Victoria

The Bead Society Victoria, Inc. (BSV) is the only registered bead organisation in Australia. The BSV aims to:

•    Encourage and foster interest in the art and craft of beading;
•    Provide workshops to bead enthusiasts at all levels of expertise through our workshop programs;
•    Promote creative designers of beadwork;
•    Promote the exchange of information among members to expand their knowledge of beads and beadwork skills;
•    Provide access to beads and related supplies to members and other people interested in beads and beading;
•    Encourage people who are new to bead collecting to learn about the fascinating history of beads;
•    Support networking between bead enthusiasts.

The BSV runs many events each year:

•    Monthly meetings in Carnegie and Geelong, VIC, and Adelaide, SA
•    Exhibitions (Melbourne Bead Expo)
•    Competitions (Bead Challenge, Featured Artist, Beaded Beads, Members Showcase)
•    Annual Bead Retreat
•    Workshop program
•    Members Exhibitions
•    Attendance at craft and bead shows

To view all BSV events, click on the Events menu above.  A selection of upcoming events is listed below.

Upcoming events

12 Jun 2016 12:30 PM (UTC+10:00) • Melbourne Branch, Carnegie Library

An exclusive new workshop designed for the BSV by Nancy Cain. 

See all the exciting workshops being taught by Nancy Cain later this year.

Australian tutor workshops will be on display soon.

All workshops will be held in the same new venue as our Melbourne Bead Expo.

Level 4, Box Hill Institute (Tafe), 465 Elgar Rd, Box Hill.

Online registrations open Friday 1st July 2016 for BSV members, then for non-members Friday 15th July 2016. More details coming shortly.

The 2016 Bead Challenge All entries will be on display at the Melbourne Bead Expo Friday 4th - Sunday 6th November 2016.

Online Registrations for the 2016 Bead Challenge are now open


Bead Society of Victoria, Inc.

PO Box 5312, Pinewood, VIC 3149
Phone: 0420 200 727

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