Welcome to the S.J. Bead Society


Click meeting site for information about the safe and well-lighted place we will use starting with the May 2021 meeting when our fundraising auction was a hybrid Zoom and in-person event.

Starting with October 2021, monthly member meetings will start at  6:30 PM

Requirements for masks and distancing are changing.  As of 6/4/2021 there are no numerical limits for indoor gathering. Masks and vaccination are recommend. See latest information for New Jersey at https://covid19.nj.gov/  



Join Us for Good Times of Beading, Laughter, Food, and Fun

If you aren't a member but would like to join our monthly Zoom meetings, contact  coprez1@southjerseybeadsociety.org for the Zoom information. There will not be a guest fee while we are on Zoom, but it'll be limited to one guest attendance opportunity. 

Monthly meetings are free to members. See Membership Information Benefits and How to Join for ways to join SJBS.

Guests at in-person membership meetings (when they resume) are asked for a $5 fee for each meeting they attend. Guests are welcome to attend general meetings, workshops, and other events not designated as members-only events. In case of snow or other severe inclement weather, check this website as well as your personal email for any updates.  

As a benefit to members, discounts are available at Bead Shop Vendor Members

A new Bead Shop has been added to the list -


Fundraising Snowflake Project

UPDATE 10/18/2021 

Kits are sold out - PDF pattern available for $5

Buy at member meetings or online 


South Jersey Bead Society Gets International Recognition 

The SJBS is featured in a two-page article in the April 2021 Beadworkers Guild Journal, a publication in the United Kingdom with thousands of subscribers worldwide. The article includes multiple photographs of SJBS members' beadwork and of meetings and classes, a retreat, and even one of our community service visits to the Ronald McDonald House.

Members can download a .pdf of the article to read by clicking here.    

Check the calendar to see what is coming

 Switch to List View to see details about the events. Or use "Search" to find a specific event.

General meetings are the first Thursday of the month. 

PLEASE NOTE: Some events, such as classes, workshops and the annual Bead Retreat, require registration. You may register on-line by clicking the register button for an event and pay via Pay Pal or you can download and mail in this form with your check. You may also register and pay at monthly meetings. Check the samples for upcoming events displayed at meetings. 

Members Corner: Your suggestions for instructors and skills you want to learn in monthly Bead Education meetings are welcome.

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