Welcome to the Bead Society of the Palm Beaches

The society was formed by a group of fabulous women (who just so happened to be beaders) in 2014 out of a need to build a sense of togetherness among those who have a passion for beading. We invite you to come and share your enthusiasm, talent and creativity.
We will both be glad you did.

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2018 Mermaids on Board

Our Teachers:

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Sherry Serafini

Beki Haley

Betty Stephan

Miriam Shimon

Some of the Pieces!

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2018 Mermaids on Board Cameo Carving Excursion

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Cameo Group Excursion

$ 49.00

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This is for the Cameo Group Excursion during our 2018 Mermaids on Board Cruise

Excursion Destination: Stonecastle Cameo Carving Institue in Roatan Honduras

Message from the President

Happy November!

 

I hope this email finds you all happy and healthy. This month at our general meeting we will be joined by the folks from Hounds For Heroes!

 

Here’s what they do:

 

‘Awesome Greyhound Adoptions is proud to offer the Hounds & Heroes program. These highly-trainable greyhounds are given the chance to find placement as pets, as therapy dogs or as fully-trained service dogs for veterans with PTSD or who need mobile assistance. H&H has been placing trained greyhound service dogs with veterans since May 2011.’  – Hounds For Heroes

 

Hope to see you all there!

 

Laurie Bye – President

Win a Free Cruise!

2018 Mermaids on Board Raffle Tickets: $10 each or 3 for $25

(you must be a member of the Bead Society of the Palm Beaches to buy raffle tickets)

Mermaids on Board

3rd Annual Bead-n-Cruise Event

January 7th-14th 2018

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Upcoming Workshops

Nikia Angel

November 10th-12th

Friday, November 10th

Nikia Angel Shadowbox Shibori Workshop

$ 60.00$ 80.00

Nikia Angel Shadowbox Shibori Workshop

Class price is $60.00 for Bead Society Members, $80 for Non-Members.

Shadowbox Shibori Kit: $110

Create this beautiful Bead embroidery cuff (can be finished as soft cuff with bar clasp) using Japanese seed beads, vintage stones, rhinestone cup chain, fresh water or crystal pearls, and a variety of embellishment beads. Your bracelet will be backed with a beautiful metallic leather. More than just a project class, You will learn innovative techniques for applying rhinestone cup chain, fabrics and leather to your creations. You will exercise your design skills to select your template and prepare your embroidery surface. With a combination of bead embroidery and bead weaving, you will complete this eye-catching bracelet. Template may be adapted to make a pendant /collar if you prefer. Templates will be provided.

This is for the Friday, November 10th workshop. 10-5pm at Atlantis Country Club

* Please Note the New Terms and Conditions for workshops link on the checkout page. You must read and accept them to purchase a workshop. 

Saturday, November 11th

Nikia Angel Enchanted Parure Workshop

$ 60.00$ 80.00

Nikia Angel Enchanted Parure Workshop

Class price is $60.00 for Bead Society Members, $80 for Non-Members.

Enchanted Parure Kit: $100

This class will concentrate on a series of components and beaded beads using a designer developed method. The kit contains the materials to create either a bracelet or necklace/lariat. Learn to use SilverSilk Capture in an innovative way that accentuates the beautiful sparkle of Aurora Borealis 2x crystals and pearls. It is made using a designer developed technique with many design possiblities that will be shown and discussed in class.

This is for the Saturday, November 11th workshop. 10-5pm at Atlantis Country Club

* Please Note the New Terms and Conditions for workshops link on the checkout page. You must read and accept them to purchase a workshop. 

Sunday, November 12th

Nikia Angel Coco’s Tassel Workshop

$ 60.00$ 80.00

Nikia Angel Coco’s Tassel Workshop

Class price is $60.00 for Bead Society Members, $80 for Non-Members.

Coco’s Tassel Kit: $63

This is such a fun project! All told I’ve made about a dozen of them.

What does one do when one acquires 20+ lbs of giant vintage pearls purported to be vintage Chanel (yes, THAT Chanel)? Encase them in a variety of crystals and pearls of course! Join me in creating this beautiful fun and oh so versatile tasseled pendant and beaded chain. Worn long it is a kinetic little piece of art. It is made using a designer developed technique with many design possiblities that will be shown and discussed in class.

There’s a good chance you will finish the pendant in class!

A variety of colors will be available since I can’t stop making them!

This is for the Sunday, November 12th workshop. 10-5pm at Atlantis Country Club

* Please Note the New Terms and Conditions for workshops link on the checkout page. You must read and accept them to purchase a workshop. 

About Nikia

Beading since birth (relatively speaking), creating is as natural to Nikia as breathing – and just as necessary.

She’s been beading from the age of 7 when her Cherokee grandmother taught her the loom. She has taught at major bead and jewelry shows across the country, as well as bead stores, bead guilds and retreats. Helping to spread the joy of nature, love, creation and beads is her inspiration.

Author of Crystal Stitching, Nikia is diligently working on the next crystal adventures. When she isn’t busy beading or traveling the country, Nikia resides in Albuquerque, NM with her always patient husband, dogs, cats and Cleo the Iguana.

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