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International Society of Glass Beadmakers

With the Cancellation of the 2020 Gathering.  Our hearts were broken that we could not be all together. 
We invite everyone to join us on our Facebook Educational Page &  Gathering Face Book Page 

 Thank you for joining us online April 1-5, 2020!  The Gathering is truly a place where Glass Beadmakers Unite, Share and Inspire!

In our Hearts or in Person!

The Gathering is a place where Glass Beadmakers Unite, Share and Inspire!

Interested in learning more about the International Society of Glass Beadmakers? 

Please visit our website or email our operations manager

The Gathering Booklet 

We are always together in our hearts!

Our annual Gathering is held in conjunction with Glass Craft and Bead Expo! 

Glass Craft & Bead Expo Workshops -
To register online for Glass Craft & Bead Expo workshops HERE.

To view the Glass Craft & Bead Expo catalog, click here.​  


It is with very heavy hearts that the ISGB announces the cancellation of our 2020 Gathering in Las Vegas scheduled for April 1 - 5 2020.

Wednesday April 1, 2020

4:00 pm Pacific Opening Comments President Susan Richards Welcoming message via Facebook Live followed by a post requesting photos of your Bossiest necklaces & Bead Swaps

Thursday April 2, 2020

  • 7:00 am Pacific Online Auction opens
  • 9:00 am Pacific Patty & Marcy’s Guide to Selling Beads & Jewelry in Your PJ’s on Zoom look for an invite on Facebook.
  • 10:00 am Pacific Leah Neitz Jellyfish Demonstration prerecorded Facebook Watch Party
  • 4:00 pm Pacific Kristen Kearns Illuminating your Beads Pre recorded Facebook Watch Party

Friday April 3, 2020

  • 24 hours Online Auction
  • 10:00 am Pacific Floor Kaspers Bead Making in Indonesia Facebook Live
  • 4:00 pm Pacific Andrew Pollack Facebook Live Demo

Saturday April 4, 2020

  • 24 hours Online Auction
  • 8:00 am pacific - 8:00 pm Pacific Support for our Artists.: 2020 Gathering bead bazaar, instructors & presenters are invited to Show images and links to their sites on our FB pages.
  • 12:00 Pacific We are the ISGB Video Facebook Watch Party

Sunday April 5, 2020

  • Online Auction
  • 12:00 pm Pacific Elise Strause How To Make An Ocean Madonna Bead Facebook Watch Party
  • 2:00 pm Pacific Beth Williams Challenge- Free Tutorial Watch Party and share your photos
  • 4:00 Pm Pacific Closing notes from President Susan Richards
  • 1:00 pm Pacific Online Auction Closes

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