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Vendor Discount Program

As a member of the ISGB you receive discounts from participating vendors. To retrieve discount codes and discount coupons/levels, visit the members-only section of the forum here: Vendor Discount Program 

If you are a vendor that would like to participate in this program, contact Penny Dickinson, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Glass Bead Evolution

2014 is an exciting year for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers (ISGB), the 
leading organization for the promotion, education, and appreciation of the art of glass 
beadmaking for wearable, sculptural, and functional art. With its new mission, direction, 
and marketing and communications programs, ISGB is introducing its new publication, 
Glass Bead Evolution. The magazine features content that complements its new mission 
statement, programs that move the organization forward, and directions that make it 
more than a membership publication.

Glass Bead Evolution is created by beadmakers for beadmakers and yet is 
inclusive of other mediums. Every issue features a complementary medium while 
maintaining a strong emphasis on glass. Moreover, it is available in both print and digital 
formats and to both members and non-members reaching artisans worldwide. 

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.

 

Glass Bead Evolution, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2013 

 

 

The 36-page inaugural issue of Glass Bead Evolution is available for purchase digitally –
PDF format with instant download link – and in print.


Contents

Kristina Logan

Holly Cooper – The Patina of Life

Rochester Arc + Flame Center – Glass and Metal Come Together

Melanie Hazen – Mini Birdhouse Tutorial

Diane Sepanski – Guided Tour

Reviews


PDF versions
Please note that the pdf may not work with all tablets. We only tested them on
the Apple iPad.

 

PDF version – US$9

single-page format (best for tablet reviewing such as an iPad) 
Add to Cart

PDF version – US$9
two-page spreads 
Add to Cart


Printed copies, prices include shipping.

Printed magazine – US$15

Ship within the United States


Printed magazine – US$16

Ship to Canada


Printed magazine  – US$20

Ship to outside North America

 

Glass Bead Evolution, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2013

 

The 36-page second issue of Glass Bead Evolution is available for purchase digitally – 
PDF format with instant download link – and in print.


Contents

Lisa Atchison

JC Herrell

Julie Nordine – Guided Tour

Lori Greenberg – Tutorial

Blue Moon Glassworks – Art Partners

Reviews


PDF versions
Please note that the pdf may not work with all tablets. We only tested them on 
the Apple iPad.

 

PDF version – US$9

single-page format (best for tablet reviewing such as an iPad) 
Add to Cart

 

PDF version – US$9

two-page spreads 
Add to Cart


Printed copies, prices include shipping.

Printed magazine – US$15

Ship within the United States


Printed magazine – US$16

Ship to Canada


Printed magazine  – US$20

Ship to outside North America

 

Glass Bead Evolution, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2013 

The 40-page third issue of Glass Bead Evolution is available for purchase digitally in 
PDF format with an instant download link.

Contents
Kris Schaible - Artist Spotlight
Lori Greenberg - Artist Spotlight
Sharon Peters - Bad to the Bone Tutorial
Dan Adams & Cynthia Toops - Guided Tour
CGBeads - Art Partners
Cremains Tutorial, Dichroic Extract, Retro Bead Cap Tool,
Working with Polymer Clay - Reviews
Encore - selected work combining glass and polymer clay

PDF versions
Please note that the pdf may not work with all tablets. We only tested them on 
the Apple iPad.

 

PDF version – US$9

single-page format (best for tablet reviewing such as an iPad)

Add to Cart

PDF version – US$9
two-page spreads

Add to Cart

 

Shopping Cart by E-junkie

For back PDF issues of The Glass Bead and other ISGB publications, visit the
Publications page: http://www.isgb.org/isgb-publication.html at the end of GBE.   
 

For Advertisers
The ISGB plans on continually expanding its readership and target audience for Glass
Bead Evolution
 and will strive to provide artists, designers, educators, studios, galleries,
suppliers, and museums opportunities to reach new markets. 

To download our Media Kit, please click here.

For more information regarding advertising opportunities, please email Laurie Ament
at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 

Journey

Journey is a glimpse into the evolution of ISGB members who have chosen to share their
personal growth in beadmaking while supporting our organization. This fundraising effort 
was open to all members, from newcomers to well-known lampworkers, or somewhere
in between. Some chose to show just their current work while others included a visual
timeline from their early days working with glass to now.

 

 

Journey is 80 pages plus cover featuring 77 ISGB members and five chapters and is available
for purchase as a PDF download for $15 (please click on the Add to Cart button below) or as
print-on-demand book for $39 plus shipping

 

Add to Cart

 

Read more...

 

Donations

The International Society of Glass Beadmakers (ISGB) is the premier and foremost
organization for the promotion, education, and appreciation of the art of glass
beadmaking for wearable, sculptural, and functional art. We were an important
catalyst for the contemporary glass movement in America and in just two decades,
we have become a worldwide organization with over 1,400 members. Thousands
of beadmakers in the world have ISGB to thank for their safe studios, available
classes, supplies, and profitable businesses. 

ISGB continues to raise the bar for excellence in glass bead artistry by providing
juried shows which become worldwide exhibits, educating our beadmakers, providing
a strong voice for glass beads in the art community, sharing new techniques, and
providing scholarships to our annual conference, The Gathering.

As we preserve the rich traditions of glass beadmaking, while encouraging development,
education, and collecting, additional funding will be required. Our annual convention
and membership dues no longer meet the financial needs for all of the programs and
services that we offer. Please consider donating to ISGB. Your contribution will enable
our organization to continue moving forward, meeting the challenges of the future, and
strengthening our drive of the contemporary glass movement.

Thank you in advance for your generous support.

ISGB is a 501(c)3 organization. Your contribution may be tax deductible to the extent
allowed by law. Please consult your tax preparer.

Please note that you do not need a PayPal account in order to donate.

 

 
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