Welcome to the
Northern Virginia Bead Society

Our next regular meeting will be held

September 7th, 2023

as a virtual meeting via Zoom.

 The Zoom invitation will be going out the day of meeting. If you haven’t received the email by noon, please check your spam folder. If you still don’t have it, contact president.nvbs@yahoo.com


7:00 PM – Social Time

7:30 PM – Business

♦ Discussion of Officers

♦ Hybrid Meeting Discussion

♦ Calendar

♦ Bead Challenge Discussion

8:00 PM – Program: Guest Speaker – Del Lawson, Glass Artist

Bead Challenge 2023

Kit contains: 11 Czech glass bicones (5mm), 5 2-hole backlit cabochons (8×6.5mm), 2 melon drop beads (15x8mm) and 5 twisted round beads (8mm).

The rules: Members will receive an email with a link to purchase the kit(s). Complete the project by the December meeting. Send in a photo to be shown at the meeting. If you use all the beads in all the kits you purchase and finish the project, the amount you paid to NVBS will be returned. You can purchase more than 1 kit if you would like. You MUST use the kit contents in full, and if you purchase multiple kits you must use all the contents of any kits you bought. You may add as many of your own beads, findings, etc., as you wish.

    Edgar Lopez


    Cleopatra – October 6th

    Edgar Lopez Cleopatra Earrings NVBS Workshop ClassEdgar Lopez Cleopatra Pendant NVBS Workshop ClassEdgar Lopez Cleopatra Bracelet NVBS Workshop Class


    Liz (Two Day Master Class) – October 7th-8th

    Edgar Lopez Liz Necklace NVBS Workshop ClassEdgar Lopez Liz Necklace NVBS Workshop Class


    Et Cetera

    The Zoom invitation to the regular meeting will be sent out by noon the day of the meeting.
    If you do not have it by noon Thursday, please check your spam folder.  If you still don’t have it, contact president.nvbs@yahoo.com
    Thank you, and see you there!

    For more details on upcoming meetings, events, and classes, check the NVBS Programs Schedule or our Facebook page for updates

    Join or Renew Your NVBS Membership Now!

    NVBS members receive discounts on classes and the first opportunity to register!

    New and Renewing Members:

    Pay $40.00

    If you join after July 31st – your $40.00 membership will run
    through the end of the following year.

    Please register or renew online here. Checks not accepted.

    Memberships are not transferable and non-refundable.

    If you would like to donate to NVBS online, please click below:


    Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot accept other types of donations (beads, tools, etc.).

    Letters of Thanks for our Outreach

    Children’s Hospital

    Vienna Art Society

    Guest House