A couple of years ago, The Bead Society awarded Karlis Karklins a grant to fund the chemical analysis of beads excavated at the site of the only known post-medieval beadmaking factory in the United Kingdom, located at Hammersmith Embankment, London. Continue reading Glass Bead Production in Europe during the 17th Century
The Bead Society is the oldest of its kind in the United States. The Bead Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the study, discussion, and shared knowledge of beads in the United States and throughout the world. Continue reading Welcome to the Bead Society Blog!