About FGD

The Florida Glass Dragons is a non-profit corporation organized under the “Florida Not For Profit Corporation Act”, Chapter 617, Florida Statutes.

Florida Glass Dragons is a local chapter of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers, (aka ISGB). The objectives of the organization include the following: to promote the art of glass bead making and glass working techniques; educational initiatives on historical and contemporary techniques and trends including the promotion of studio safety; to support worthy causes; to provide an enjoyable environment in which to share our common passion for glass.

Funding is provided by membership fees, fundraising and donations. Benefits of membership include participation in and advance notice of classes with top instructors, participation in bead challenges, drawing prizes and raffles, demos by members and guest artists, special events throughout the year, and fun and fellowship with other glass bead makers and glass workers.