The Bead Society of Victoria presents...

Exhibition Showcase

Janice Chan

Janice Chan

Bella Rose

Item Description: A necklace created evoking a spring morning with new buds on dark wood, reminiscent of cherry blossoms in Japan. As summer approaches the foliage unfurls revealing green plumage with crimson and pink flowers.

Item Construction Technique: The predominant stitch is bead crochet. It was designed using J Bead Software ( in a 12 chain rope stringing sequence. Materials are size 8 Toho beads.

The bead caps were designed using a variety of stitches including right angle weave and netting embellished with Swarovski crystal pearls and crystals.

The clasp is constructed using right angle weave with Toho beads and Swarovski crystal. 

Members submit their original pieces that they have designed and made in the last 12 months.

An original design by the artist. The piece is judged on creativity, technique, original design, wearability and uniqueness. It can include any type of beadwork, as long as it is an item of jewellery.

The winner receives the prestigious Elly Feldman award.


Head to the Exhibition Showcase page and complete the form to submit your vote!

Only one vote per person. Voting closes Sunday 15th November at 9am AEDT. Stay tuned to Facebook for the results!