Friday, August 24, 2007

View the Bead Dreams Finalists Online!

susanmandel_beadingThe Bead Dreams finalists were posted yesterday on the new Bead and Button website. To see some amazing work, click on the title above. Here is a listing of the artists who placed in that competition:

Best-In-Show: Church of the Intercession - Nicole Schlinger
Runner-Up Best-In-Show: Fairy Wreath - Barbara Caraway

Handmade Beads or Buttons:
1st Place - Mermaid & Sea Creature Beads - Joan Miller
2nd Place - We are watching you - Wayne Robbins
3rd Place - Sweet Pea Blossom Beads -Barbara Caraway

Polymer Clay
1st Place - Perfect Union: Floral and Faux - Lynne Ann Schwarzenberg
2nd Place - Tulip Field - Julie Picarello
3rd Place - Ikebaba hairstick and stand (artist's website) - Marlee Page
3rd Place tie - Fragments - Janice Abarbanel

Seed Bead wearable
1st Place - Riotous Red Garden Necklace - Sheila Carlson
2nd Place - Million Dollar Baby - Sherry Serafini
3rd Place - Memory of Miyoko -Naomi Sakuma
3rd Place tie - Frozen Dragon's Breath - Tatiana Van Iten

Finished Jewelry
1st Place - Fairy Wreath - Barbara Caraway
2nd Place - Opulent Spring -Diane Hyde
3rd Place - Words that Kill/Words that Heal - Kathy Goswick

Nonwearable
1st Place - Church of the Intercession -Nicole Schlinger
2nd Place - Engine Co. 6 -Diana L. Grygo
3rd Place - Japanesque - Sachiko Takasaki
3rd Place tie - American Traveler - Patricia Kraemer

People's Choice Award: The Collector - Kim VanAntwerp-Poenisch

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