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MEMBER NEWS ... fun to be had by all!

Some of the events and activities held (and pictures taken) at the Bead Society.  Enjoy!

BSNM 2022 Events

2022 NM State Fair Jewelry Beadwork Entries

For Final Jewelry Beadwork Competition Results click here.     



June General Meeting

Jacob Lowry, Executive Director of the Turquoise Museum relayed his extensive knowledge about turquoise with a lots of humor!

      March 2022 General Meeting Winners

Fiber Arts Education Display Challenge Winners

1. Laurye Tanner’s Beaded Bracelets

(gold, silver, copper & gunmetal)

2. Marry Ellen Merrigan’s Metal and Beaded Sculpture

(brass, silver/gunmetal, copper, and pale pink.)

March Raffle Basket Winner – Betty Smith 

  Door Prize Winner Laura Caffey!



Our events for 2021

October General Meeting

Costumes included!

Beautiful pieces

Thanks for attending!


Booth at Placitas Flea Market

Event hosted by James & Nancy Holley

Booth setup

Cael Chappell donated $100 plus Kronos beads to BSNM

Elizabeth Reisinger donated her beautiful paintings to BSNM

Fran's new scarf purchase

Great crew!!!



2021 NM State Fair Winners!

   Jamie Welles- Best In Show          Pam Troutman- 2nd Place               Pat Verrelle 1st Place-multi-strand   Pat V 1st Place- Cross


 Pat Verelle's 3rd Place and Deb Cole's 1st Place    Barbara Rosen's 2nd prize necklace


Anik's Necklace Design Class



Pat Troutman's Larimar Necklace Class


July General Meeting




Creating turtles at

Pam Troutman's Polymer Clay class


Sun Catcher Class


Collette Chamberlain

BSNM Annual Outing

The Sawmill &

Shopping at Mama's Minerals









Liz Sands won the May Raffle Basket!


Making Bead Boards Extraordinaire!


Judi Buckhalter wins

April's Mermaid Raffle drawing!

Fun creating macramé necklaces & bracelets!

THANK YOU Helen Yackel





Pat provided her home and a nice luncheon venue for the team hard at work creating this years bead boards.



Helen Yackel receiving her BSNM raffle prize from the February General Meeting.

Pam Troutman did a wonderful talk on The Jewelry Business & 

little teaser....


Links for the documents Pam shared with us