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 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' Contest 2010 featuring Gemstones 

(Grants Pass, Oregon)--Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®, America's Favorite Beading and Jewelry Supply Company®, announces the winners of the 2010 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Jewelry-Making Contest featuring Gemstones.

Congratulations to Keiko Wada--the Grand Prize Gold Medal Winner. Keiko's beautifully made bib-style necklace and bracelet were created using various techniques and bead types. Combining color and texture, Keiko was able to give her design a dimensional look.

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads received entries from around the world for this product-themed contest. Design entries were required to feature at least 50% gemstones. The panel of judges selected 51 finalists from the entries received, with 27 medal winners in all. View the finalist and winning pieces in the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Gallery of Designs.

Winning Designer-Artists in Each Category
Gold Medal Winner
Silver Medal Winner
Bronze Medal Winner
Home Décor and Doll
Jewelry Design Sets
Necklace, Bib and Collar Style
Wedding and Holiday

Many of the winning pieces may be showcased in future Fire Mountain Gems and Beads catalogs and magazine advertisements.

Winners received gift certificates to Fire Mountain Gems and Beads in the following amounts:

Gold Grand Prize Winner: $1,000.00
Silver Grand Prize Winner: $750.00
Bronze Grand Prize Winner: $500.00

Gold Medal Category Winner: $100.00
Silver Medal Category Winner: $75.00
Bronze Medal Category Winner: $50.00

Thank you to all the talented designer-artists who participated in the 2010 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Gemstone Jewelry-Making Contest.

The Metal Clay, Metal Beads, Wirework and Chain Jewelry-Making Contest entry deadline is January 1, 2011. The Seed Bead and Glass Jewelry-Making Contests are also now taking entries. Start designing and get your creations in by March 7, 2011.

View upcoming product-themed Jewelry-Making Contests for 2010, along with contest guidelines and printable entry packets.

Known for exceptional customer service, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has been the one-stop shop for jewelry-making wholesalers, retailers and designer-artists for over 37 years. The diverse product selection offers more than 116,000 hot jewelry-making supplies. Go online to get your free copy of the Jewelry Maker's Catalog and browse e-catalogs for all the fun of the catalog with the ease of the web!

Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

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