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A Design process…..Battle of the Beadsmith

Beading News

The long awaited time has come and all the entries for this year’s Battle of the Beadsmith have been posted.  There are four groups A, B, C and D, each having 32 battles consisting of two Beadwork Artist.The beadwork is truly amazing, and I don’t believe you could see this much incredible beadwork at one time, anywhere in the world. Don’t miss out and join us at BOTB’14.  If you can’t find the page, please visit my facebook and let me…

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Battle of the Beadsmith 2014

Beading News

In the beginning….. The Battle of the Beadsmith began in 2012 with a total of 80 Bead Artists, the second year 2013 had 192 Bead Artist from around the globe and this year’s BOTB 2014 has a total of 256 Artists from all over the world.  The battle rules have even been translated into several different languages, to include; Dutch, French, Romanian, Russian and Hebrew, along with many others. This year’s competition started on April 1, 2014 and all entries…

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The Battle has Began……the 2013 Battle of the Beadsmith

Beading News
Sadie's Blues BOTB

It hardly seems that a year has passed since the beginning of the invitational only competition “Battle of Beadsmith“; created by Steven Weiss, hosted by The Beadsmith.  The competition began in 2012 with 80 artists.  This year the competition has 192 battlers from 42 countries. Each creating their unique designs, from bead embroidery, bead weaving and soutache techniques. If you’re wondering what the prize is for the glory of winning this battle, it is nothing.  Each artist creates for the glory of the art itself.  There are no limits…

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No Time to Waste

Handmade Jewelry, Other

It’s been an incredible past few weeks.  Busy Bee me.  I’ve completed the first phase of my competition piece for “The Battle of the Beadsmith”, and am very excited about the way it turned out.  Now on to phase II. Every free moment is spent in the bead room working, especially since I went back to work full-time a couple of weeks ago, now it seems time is disappearing rapidly.  The July 10th deadline is just around the corner and there is…

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Earring Crazy!

Beading News
Blue Crystal Earrings

A woman can never have enough earrings!  Earrings are a weakness for many women and I recently created over 50 new pairs for an Art Show. Here are a couple that will be going up in my Etsy Shop over the next few weeks.  Check them out. Enjoy! and as always, Happy Beading Terri Faye…

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What is Battle of the Beadsmith Tournament?

Beading News

Have you seen all the buzz on Facebook about the “Battle of the Beadsmith” Tournament yet? Well, if not, get ready for some fun and exciting talented bead weaving Artist to show off their best during the few months. There are 64 bead weaving artists were invited to this single elimination tournament, put together by Beadsmith to celebrate bead weaving talents worldwide. Starting on May 14th, random artists will be paired establishing the first round of the competition.  This means 32…

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