Member's Exhibitions

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 Wendy Bergamin.

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

Members can enter various categories, including:

  • Member's Original focusing on an original design by the artist

Register Here2020 Members' Originals Jewellery

Conditions of Entry: Members Original Conditions of Entry


  • Inspired By - focusing on a piece inspired by a kit, magazine, pattern or workshop,  Registrations open 12th July 2020

Register Here: 2020 Inspired By

Conditions of Entry: Inspired by Conditions of Entry

  • Handmade Bead - an individual, handmade bead, addressing a theme or concept - 2020 Theme is "Colours of the Rainbow"

Register Here2020 Individual Handmade Bead

Conditions of Entry: Individual Handmade Bead Conditions of Entry


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