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Glass Beadmakers' Guilds

THE SOCIETY OF GLASS BEADMAKERS (SGB), 1120 Chester Ave, #470, Cleveland, OH. 44114. Phone: 1-800-742-0242,, web site:

National Society of Glass Beadmakers 2902 Neal Road Paradise CA 95969

The National Society of Glass Beadmakers PO Box 895 Highland Park IL 60035-0895

Arizona Society of Glass Bead Makers 3802 W. Hatcher Rd. Phoenix AZ 85051 Rowena Tank

Washington DC Lampworkers Group 4511 Amherst Rd College Park MD 20740

Glass Beadmakers in the UK:

Polymer Clay Beadmakers' Guilds

National Polymer Clay Guild 1350 Beverly Rd, Ste 115-345 Mclean VA 22101 Tel. 202-895-5212 (recorded message)

For information on starting your own guild --


Tempe -- Jacqueline Janes

Tucson -- Sue Balestreri


Fresno/Central Valley -- Janet Farris (forming)

Greater Los Angeles Polymer Clay Guild

Riverside/San Bernadino -- Christine Brashers (forming)

Sacramento call 916-773-2929

San Diego Polymer Clay Guild

South Bay Polymer Clay Guild (San Jose)

Santa Barbara -- Jane Mahneke (forming)

Santa Monica call 310-458-2748 or 310-271-7803


Northern Colorado Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Polymer Clay Guild -- Gail Davis, 1731 Ridgewood Road, Ft. Collins CO 80526

Mile Hi Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Polymer Clay Guild -- Dale Batson, 9434 S. Pendleton Drive, Highlands Ranch CO 80126 Tel: 303-714-9317


Tampa call Sally Lewis 813-960-8513


Chicago Area Polymer Clay Guild

Springfield Cookie Kienzle


Kathryn Baptista (forming)


Metropolitan Detroit Polymer Art Guild -- Marie Johannes


Lisa Pavelka (forming)

New Hampshire:

New Hampshire Polymer Clay Guild (formerly Polly + the Claymatics) Sandra McCaw

New Jersey:

New Jersey Polymer Clay Guild

New York:

New York Polymer Clay Guild


Columbus Polymer Clay Group Carol Shelton, PO Box 141379, Columbus OH 43214 Tel. 614-267-7593

Ohio Lakeshore Polymer Clay Guild (Sandusky)


Pittsburgh -- Marla Frankenberg (forming)


Austin Polymer Clay Guild

Houston Polymer Clay Guild -- Margaret Briggs

North Texas Polymer Clay Guild (Plano) or


Northwest Polymer Clay Guild -- Meredith Arnold

United Kingdom:

British Polymer Clay Guild -- Margaret Reid


Individual Beadmakers

Julie A. Bolduc (paper beads with pictures)

Brian Kerkvliet, master glass bead artist.

Waaban Aki Crafting (Native American, with emphasis on Eastern Woodlands)

Pati Walton Designs

Rae Friedman "Good Medicine Beads"

Paula Radke, handmade lamp worked and fused dichroic glass beads

Kari and Robert Madera of String Bead in Chico, CA; Lampwork Glass Beadmakers

Paula Radke, hand made dichroic glass beads. Lampworked and fused dichroic glass

Lynda Dinneen fabricates sterling and stone jewelry and does custom carvings and hand made stone beads.

For Unusual Lampworked Glass Beads and Much, Much More. Check out our E-bay Auctions Under beadful-things.

Dragon Beads offers original, unusual, sculptural lampwork glass beads by artist Cheryl Lynn Keggan. Beads made to order in customer requested colors. Home to the "Dragonette" and "Bumble Bead."

Mazel Tov! Jewelry Treasures Unique jewelry pieces, using our own handmade flame-worked glass beads, semi-precious stones, and vintage materials.

Bob Morey offers blown & lampwork glass beads.

Sue Stewart of Symphony Glassworks

Karen Stavert

Jazzy Lily Hot Glass - glass beadmaker from Buckinghamshire UK

Cedi Bead Industry, Odumase-Krobo, ER, Ghana

Connie Pollard makes lampworked beads and handmade jewelry

Rebeads, handmade glass beads by Theresa and Bill Grout of Corvallis, Montana. On line catalog of high quality small beads, as well as faces, fish, animals, and much more! Beadmakers since 1993.

LaMarido Lampwork by Diana Dugina


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