Clasps & Closures Rules & Prizes

Clasps & Closures Rules & Prizes

 

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All members of Creative Bead Chat are welcome to join in..not a member?
Please join us! 

Official Rules: 

This challenge is for 3 different prize categories:

Most Unusual  

  • items not originally meant for a clasp
  • should be a  clasp component only, no jewelry design
  • clasp must be made by you

Best Design Fit  

  • share your jewelry design with the perfect clasp
  • submission must include a clasp attached to jewelry design and both be clearly visible
  • clasp can be handmade or manufactured and doesn’t need to be made by you
  • jewelry design must be made by you

Most Creative Use

  • Using a clasp in a different creative way
  • submission must include a creative way of connecting to a jewelry design using a clasp
  • clasp can be handmade or manufactured and doesn’t need to be made by you
  • jewelry design must be made by you

Prizes: 

1st Place Winners in each category will win a feature page in BEAD Chat Magazine, included in website article and  a choice of:

  • $50 gift package including, tools, supplies, findings and components
    or
  • 6 month Large Ad on our website sidebar (right) 250×250

2nd & 3rd Place Winners will receive a mini feature in BEAD Chat Magazine & CBC website article.

1 Random Winner – we will draw a random entry from all categories and one lucky person will get an honorable mention in BEAD Chat Magazine & CBC website article.

1 Lucky Winner -will win an autographed copy of Michelle Mach’s new book “Unexpected Findings” just out!  Random winner chosen from all entries of the challenge.

Rules: 

  • You must be a Creative Bead Chat member to enter. (Go to CBC Facebook to join, if not already a member)
  • You may enter once in any or all categories – one entry per category…so you may enter one category or all if you choose.
  • International and USA/Canada members may submit.
  • Each design must adhere to the category rules
  • All beading styles  & technique welcome.
  • All images must clearly show the piece – preferably light or white backgrounds and clear image.
  • Submit your entries on the below form.
  • Designs must be submitted by OCTOBER 15th, 8AM EST
  • Top 5 designs in each category will be featured in our November 1 issue of BEAD Chat Magazine
  • This event will be judged by our CBC panel of guest judges and revealed in November 1 issue of BEAD Chat Magazine.
    Melinda Orr, Natalie McKenna, Linda Younkman, Cynthia Machata, Brenda Sue Lansdowne, Heidi Kingman, Kristin Oppold & Staci Louise Smith 
  • Winners will be notified via email on November 1st, 2014
  • By submitting you are giving Creative Bead Chat admin the right to use your picture in the website and BEAD Chat Magazine your name will always be attached to your work.

 

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