Member’s Exhibition

One of the highlights of our Bead Expo is the stunning Member’s Exhibition, showcasing the beautiful handcrafts created throughout the year.

Members are invited to enter the following categories in 2024

MEMBER’S ORIGINAL WEARABLE

focusing on an original wearable design by a member

JUDGED BY COMMITTEE plus
one BSV Member
First Prize: ELLY FELDMAN AWARD
$300 plus Trophy and Hand
Made glass Bead.
Second Prize $150
Third Prize $ 75

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MEMBER’S ORIGINAL NON WEARABLE

focusing on an original non wearable design by a member

JUDGED BY COMMITTEE
plus one BSV Member
First Prize $300
Second Prize $150
Third Prize $ 75

 

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NEW for 2024

MEMBER’S ORIGINAL EARRINGS

JUDGED BY COMMITTEE plus
one BSV Member
First Prize: $50

A pair of beaded earrings (any technique) of the creator’s own design, completed within the last 12 months. 

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INSPIRED BY

Focusing on a piece inspired by a kit, magazine, pattern or workshop. A change to share what you have worked on this year.

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ELLY FELDMAN AWARD

Each year, one entry is judged by one of the Bead Society’s founding members, Elly Feldman, for the perpetual trophy the ‘Elly Feldman Award’. The piece is judged on creativity, technique, original design, wearability and uniqueness.
The winner is awarded a momento trophy, and an original handmade bead by artist Pauline Delaney

Member’s Exhibitions Winners from 2023

L to R Meg Thompson, Joanne Ivy, Catriona Starpins

NOT A MEMBER YET?

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

Melbourne Bead Expo

Dates:
Friday 22 November – Sunday 24 November 2024

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