Welcome to our member gallery, where we are delighted to showcase both events and our member’s artistry.

Annual Bead Expo

Excitement builds each year when our Society announces the selection of bead colours and shapes artists are required to use in the design of their Bead Challenge competition entry. Here you can find a recent history of the bead selections.
Our 2023 Challenge Beads

Rivoli, rounds, pinch beads, dragon scale beads and Delicas

Our 2022 Challenge Beads

Two 27mm Purple Velvet round stones


Our 2021 Challenge Beads

Turquoise & Coral

A variety of shapes carrying coral and turquoise provided the challenge for 2021.

Our 2020 Challenge Beads


Classic Blue: Instilling calm, confidence and connection, the enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

Our 2019 Challenge Beads


Silver was the colour of choice to celebrate our 25th birthday, with the bead packs being supplied to all members free!

Our 2018 Challenge Beads

Nickel & Purple

Our 2018 Challenge focused on a nickel and purple theme, with chain elements, two hole beads and hematite round beads.

Our 2017 Challenge Beads

Bronzed Assortments

Our 2017 Challenge pack contained an inspiring, bronzed assortment of Czech shaped beads, semi-precious hematite beads and a vintage style metal key.

Special Events

Special event moments are captured here in images. Enjoy browsing.

2022 Showcase Photos

2021 Showcase Photos

2020 Showcase Photos

2019 Bead Challenge Photos

2018 Bead Challenge Photos

2017 Bead Challenge Photos


There are a range of benefits in being a member of the Bead Society of Victoria.

Melbourne Bead Expo

Friday 22 November – Sunday 24 November 2024

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