Beading contests 2015
End dates for submissions- double check all info with websites, and verify dates for yourself- end dates sometimes are extended. I will update this list when more information becomes available.
Jan. 31, 2015 International Bead Awards, Perlen Poesie - On a Journey of Discovery
Jan. 31, 2015. Beadworkers Guild UK 15th anniversary Swarovski contest
March 25, 2015 Bead Dreams Bead and Button magazine
April 1, 2015 Piecework pincushion contest.
April 30, 2015 Fire Mountain Gems seed bead contest
May 15, 2015. This is a Facebook contest inspired by Earth Day and sponsored by Happy Mango beads.
This is a monthly design contest sponsored by Preciosa Ornela, makers of Czech glass beads. Each month features a different theme and entries must be comprised of Preciosa beads.
June 15, 2015. Fashion Colorworks
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014
This year for the Fire Mountain Gems seed bead contest I used some azurite malachite composite cabochons, and made them into flower centers. I wrapped the cabs, then added petals. One of them I used on a necklace, the other as the center focal of a bracelet. I accented them with smaller flowers, some on the necklace used cats eye beads as centers. I used vintage French seed beads to make the leaves. The bracelet was selected as a silver medal winner.