Cliff Swain-Salomon Workshops

Cliff is an award winning off-the-loom seed bead artist known for creating non-traditional jewelry shapes and pushing the boundaries of color. His artistry has won him many awards, making him a sought after artist around the globe. Cliff has exhibited his work internationally, including at the Toho Bead Galleries in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Several publications have featured his jewelry including Beadwork Magazine, Facet Jewelry, Style Magazine, Bead & Button, and the upcoming Contemporary Geometric Beadwork Vol. 3.

For workshop registration, follow the links below.

2021 Bead Challenge

 Bead Challenge 2021 Open to members and non members   Entry Fee $20 Members $35 Non Members $45 Non Members International The Bead Challenge will be judged by our Guest Judge and the attendees at the Melbourne Bead Expo.   Prizes are: Guest Judge: 1st Prize $300...

2020 Individual Handmade Bead

2020 Individual Handmade Bead MEMBERS ONLY 2020 Theme: "Colours of the Rainbow" By now, we are all familiar with the rainbow as a symbol of hope during the Covid-19 crisis. There is an undeniable effect of enchantment caused by the appearance of a rainbow. The view is...

2020 Members’ Originals Jewellery

2020 Members' Original Jewellery MEMBERS ONLY Entries in this section are eligible for judging in the Elly Feldman Award. A memento trophy is awarded to the winner as well as a prize money, award certificate and commemorative handmade bead. All entries will be on...


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Melbourne Bead Expo

Friday 22 November – Sunday 24 November 2024

Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, Victoria