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NEWS AND INSIGHTS

Open Call

OPEN CALL

Your Bead for Venice.

The Committee for the Safeguard of the Art of Venetian Glass Beads and the International Society of Glass Beadmakers (ISGB) present the 1st International Glass Bead Competition dedicated to the Art of the Traditional Venetian Glass Beadmaking.

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ISGB Gathering

View Only Pass Available

The Gathering may be over, but the inspiration & education lives on.
ALL the presentations were recorded and are available with the purchase of our View Only Pass & to all those who attended the Gathering
All recordings are available until July 31, 2022 to watch and re watch at your leisure

2022 gathering Recordings

The Gathering

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OR Log in via a Computer below All the recording are available until July 31, 2022

 

Mission

The mission of the ISGB is to preserve the rich and diverse traditions of the art of glass bead making and glass working techniques; promote educational initiatives and professional development; and encourage innovative use of complementary media among artists and craftspeople.

Digital Magazine

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PUBLISHED QUARTERLY

Glass Bead Evolution is a magazine created by beadmakers for beadmakers, and is inclusive of other mediums. Every issue features a complementary medium while maintaining an emphasis on glass.

Glass Bead Evolution provides its readership robust content that includes insight into artists' private worlds, tours of fascinating venues, tips and techniques for both glass and complementary mediums, a showcase of exquisite work, and reviews of tools, materials, tutorials, and books.

 

Back issues are available.

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The Gathering

Save the Date;

Join the ISGB as we meet online June 9-12, 2022

Are you ready for the ISGB annual conference, known as "The Gathering"?

We are at our best when we meet to network, take classes, watch presentations, gather with old friends, and meet new ones!

Workshops

Presentations

Presentations

Inspiration

Community