Membership in the Bead Society gives you:
- Support for your creativity through a network of fellow beaders, wireworkers and fiber artists;
- An environment where everyone is welcome - from beginner to advanced;
- 11 monthly membership meetings featuring guest speakers, demonstrations and workshops (we skip December and devote January's meeting to a holiday party);
- A chance to explore new techniques and learn about resources;
- Discounts at local bead shops (see list below);
- A listing in the members' gallery on this website;
- Information about local craft shows and other sales opportunities;
- Invitations to society-sponsored half-day or full-day workshops;
- Opportunities to participate in society-sponsored group shows or booths at area craft festivals;
- Day trips with fellow members to beading sources and museums;
- Information about publishing opportunities, competitions, and web and store specials;
- Participation in community service activities; and
- A voice in suggesting programs and activities that will help you and your artwork.
Individual dues are $25 and are renewable each January. People who join after July 1 pay $12.50. Businesses may join for $40 and send two representatives to meetings.
Make checks payable to DVBS and send to:
Attention: Membership Chair
P.O. Box 235
Frenchtown, NJ 08825
Download Membership Application Here
Artful Beads Studio and Workshop
10% excluding class sign ups, Precious Metal Clay, artisan beads, and gift certificates.
7 Tree Farm Road, Suite 107, Pennington, NJ 08534
20% on purchases over $75.
602 South Second Street, Philadelphia PA 19147
Blue Santa Beads
10% on beading supplies
18 N. Pennell Road, Media PA 19063
Bucks County Beads
2 Cambridge Lane, Newtown PA 18940
10% on tools and equipment. One level higher discount on quantity purchases of metals and findings.
709 Sansome Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Bead Cellar
10% on merchandise.
6305 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
The Place to Bead Inc.
10% off one item per visit
41 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
Wale Apparatus Co., Inc.
15% on Glass. 10% on tools and apparatus.
400 Front Street, P.O. Box D, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone: 610-838-7047 ext.15 or 800-334-9253