Bead Dreams 2009

The annual Bead and Button Show competition and exhibit, Bead Dreams 2009, submission deadline is fast approaching.

The deadline date for submissions is April 6, 2009.

The entry details are below, follow the link for full details:

  1. Lampwork / Glass - New category for 2009!: This category will include beads, buttons, components, jewelry, or jewelry-related objects that are 85% or more glass made by the applicant. Entries that use someone else’s glass beads or components should be entered in the Finished Jewelry category.

  2. Polymer Clay: This category will include beads, buttons, components, jewelry, or jewelry-related objects that are 85% or more polymer clay.

  3. Beaded Objects or Accessories: This category will include a non-jewelry item or accessory, including, but not limited to, purses, shoes, sculptures, or wall hangings.

  4. Seed Bead Jewelry: This category will include beaded beads, a piece, or an ensemble of jewelry, that is predominantly seed beads or bugle beads, including, but not limited to, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings.

  5. Crystal Jewelry: This category will include a piece, or an ensemble of jewelry, that is predominantly machine-cut crystals, including, but not limited to, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings. Jewelry made using fire-polished beads, or cathedral beads, should be entered in the Finished Jewelry category.

  6. Finished Jewelry: This category will include a piece, or an ensemble of jewelry, that is made from materials such as, but not limited to, glass beads, crystals, semi-precious stones, wire, metal clay, seed beads (piece must be less than 50 percent seed beads), found objects, etc.

  7. Metal Clay- New category for 2009!: This category will include beads, buttons, components, jewelry, or jewelry-related objects that are 85% or more metal clay.

http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/bnbshow/Default.aspx?c=a&id=200