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Welcome to Alaska Bead Society's webpage - a virtual home for Alaskan beaders.


It's almost time for

our Annual Meeting

Time to think about




Thanks to everyone

who participated in

the Holiday Party!

(Pictures on Facebook)


Fabulous Holiday

Potluck and

Gift Exchange

(& a brief meeting)

not sure what to bring, click

on the link above



Cynthia Rutledge Presentation - Nov 4, 2013 at Loussac Library (Public Conference Room)


Bead Arts


Oct. 19-20

at the



was fabulous!





Featured artist:

Loey Stayden


September 2013



Old newsletters

May 2013


April 2013 & inserts


March 2013

Featured artist nomination form

Charity nomination form

ABS Board nomiation form


February 2013


January 2013


December 2012


November 2012


October 2012


September 2012




May 2012


April 2012


March 2012



Forms for upcoming events:

Featured artist nomination

Board nomination

Membership application

Charity nomination

Bead Arts Gala/Membership combination

Charity auction beadwork donation


Join us!

Monthly meetings are open to anyone who's interested in beads! Our meetings offer something for everyone.

  • Hands-on beading demonstrations
  • Techniques, up close and persona
  • Bead swaps
  • Trunk shows
  • Bead art challenges
  • Celebrity artist lectures and workshops
  • "Bead travelogues"
  • Monthly and annual bead drawings
  • Monthly show and tell and bead recycle tables
  • Annual Charity auction

Bead retreats are our version of the traditional slumber party. Relax and have fun with your own projects.

Annual Bead Expo occurs every October. Vendor space is exclusively reserved for members.






    Love our logo? Want Alaska Bead Society all around you? Feel a need for a special bag, mug, shirt, hat, mousepad, magnet, or even an apron? Alaska Bead Society merchandise is available through Cafe Press (www.cafepress.com/akbeadsociety). Check it out!





Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - ABS Rummage Sale

:(Social time 7:00, Program 7:30)

Central Lutheran Church

(15th & Cordova)


Mapquest directions

Googlemaps directions




Next Bead Arts Gala: October 2014