Monday, November 10, 2008

Bead and jewelry contests are a great way to have fun and help pay for your hobby. 1st place at Fire Mountain is $1,000. Sometimes they can be hard to find if they don't promote all that well. Here is a table of Beading contests and Competitions. Follow the links to each of their contest rules and entry forms.
Beading Contests
Contest Name / Link
Ends / Often
Medium
Bead Museum DC bsgw.org
8/08 Annual
mixed
Bead Patterns bead-patterns.com
8/08 TBA
Wedding
Bead Arts Awards stepbystepbeads.com
5/09 Annual
bead jewelry
The Gemmys lapidaryjournal.com
08/09 Annual
cut gem
Fire Mountain Gems firemountaingems.com
5/15/09 Annual
multiple
Beading Daily beadingdaily.com
Monthy
stringing
So you think you can bead boojeebeads.com
12/31/08 1X
jewelry
Beadsky beadsky.com
TBA Annual
TBA for 09
Ugly Necklace Contest landofodds.com
3/15/09 Annual
jewelry
Bead Dreams beadandbuttonshow.com
TBA Annual
mixed
Saul Bell Design Award riogrande.com
TBA Annual
jewelry
artbeads monthly challenge artbeadscene.blogspot.com
Monthly
art beads
Beads Amore beadsamore.com
5/31/08 1X
Indiana only

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