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California Bead Societies

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Inland Empire

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Los Altos

Mountain View

Orange County


San Diego

San Jose



Central California Bead Society

P.O. Box 16412

Fresno, CA 93755

Contacts Inforrmation:


Jennifer Housler, President Phone: (209) 878-0168 -- Email:

Sandy Spivey, Newsletter Editor Phone: (559) 291-1535 -- Email:

Membership dues: $25.00 per year.

Fourth Saturday of each month.

Meetings Location: 

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Service Center


5340 N. Fresno Street

Fresno, CA  93710

Need directions? Here's a link: map.



Los Angeles Bead Society

The Bead Society

PO Box 1456

Culver City, CA 90232

Kay Deeney ( President

Sylvia Humphrey ( Membership Chair of the The Bead Society


First Wednesday of every month at 7PM (except July and August)


Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium

4117 Overland Avenue

Culver City  CA 90230

Bi-annual Bead Bazaar in April and October the last Sunday of each year.

For more information:



Black Sheep Hand Weavers Guild

P.O. Box 253

Los Altos, CA 94022

First floor Patio Room at the First United Methodist Church
625 Hamilton Street
Palo Alto, CA
Corner of Hamilton and Webster Streets.

Parking is available in the church parking lot on Byron Street.

Membership dues:
Annual membership $20 and drop-in visitors are charged $5.00. Members receive a hard-copy of the newsletter, discounted or waived fees for guild-sponsored events and workshops, discounted registration for CNCH.



California South Bay Society for Glass Bead Makers

Cousette Copeland

c/o Sundance Art Glass Center

231 Whisman Road

Mountain View, CA 94041

Directions: intersection of Whisman and Evelyn, just off
Highway 85 (take the Evelyn Ave. exit), or Highway 237 (the Dana/Evelyn Ave. exit, or Central Expressway (the Whisman Rd exit).

First Tuesday of every month
Sundance Art Glass Center
Mountain View, California.

Membership dues: $24.00 per calendar year or a pro-rated $2.00 per month for those who join after the beginning of the calendar year.



The Bead Society of Orange County

2002 N. Main Street

Santa Ana, CA 92706



Note:  The bead society of orange county is an affiliate
of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art.  Dual
membership is required.  For more information, please call the museum at 714-567-3600.

Membership dues:
$20/year for individuals, $30/year for couples.

Meetings: 10:00 AM, fourth Saturday of each month The Bower's Museum
2020 North Main Street
(Intersection of 20th and Main Streets)
Santa Ana, California, 92706



BSNC: Bead Society of Northern California

Albany Community Center

1249 Marin Ave.

Albany, CA

Meetings: 7-9 PM, third Thursday of each month



Bead Society of San Diego County

PO Box 17547

San Diego, CA.  92117-7547


(619) 685-3668

Kaytee Sumida ( and Jane Coursin  (Co-Presidents)

Third Saturday of every month (except July and December) at
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - in Balboa Park
(619) 239-0009

For more information on upcoming programs and workshops, please email:

Annual Bead Bazaar in May of each year.  Email or write for more information.



The South Bay Seed Bead Guild

c/o Sheila
The Bead Shop

2980 Stevens Creek

San Jose, CA 95128



Meetings: 7:00 PM, third Wednesday of each month. San Jose Town & Country Village Shopping Center
Stevens Creek Boulevard & Winchester Avenue








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