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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:
Delaware Valley Bead Society
Attention: Membership Chair
P.O. Box 235
Frenchtown, NJ 08825

Download Membership Application Here
Participating stores offering discounts to Society members:
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
Phone: 609-737-1077
20% on purchases over $75.
602 South Second Street, Philadelphia PA 19147
Phone: 215-413-2323
Blue Santa Beads
10% on beading supplies
18 N. Pennell Road, Media PA 19063
Phone: 610-892-2740
Bucks County Beads
15% merchandise
2 Cambridge Lane, Newtown PA 18940
Phone: 215-579-8340
T.B. Hagstoz
10% on tools and equipment. One level higher discount on quantity purchases of metals and findings.
709 Sansome Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-922-1627
The Bead Cellar
10% on merchandise.
6305 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
Phone: 856-665-4744
The Place to Bead Inc.
10% off one item per visit
41 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-921-8050
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
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