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2007 Beading Contest

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2007 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Beading Contest! Here is the award-winning showcase featuring spectacular creativity, technique and style. Thank you to all the notable designer-artists that participated in this year's contest.

Design Idea 88WR Necklace

Design Idea 88SL Necklace Design Idea 88XF Earrings Design Idea 88XE Necklace

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Gold Medal

Category Name View Winning Design
Grand Prize Gold Deborah J. Smith Necklace
Grand Prize Silver Jamie Cloud Eakin Necklace
Grand Prize Bronze Janice C. Hernandez Cordova Necklace and Earring Set
Art Clay Michela Verani Necklace
Briolette Thuy Nguyen Necklace and Bracelet Set
Charms, Drops and Links Judy Muth Necklace
Chain Margaret Gunn Necklace and Earring Set
Freeform Expression - Clothing and Accessories Dagny Sellorin Jacket
Freeform Expression - Dolls Julie Antonucci Doll
Freeform Expression - Home Décor Lorna Dwyer-Carfano Animal Sculpture Set
Freeform Expression - Jewelry Vanessa Walilko Necklace
Freeform Expression - Ornaments Toni Kelly Ornament
Gemstone Janice C. Hernandez Cordova Necklace and Earring Set
Glass Sally Balfour Necklace
Jumprings Deborah J. Smith Necklace
Kato Polyclay™ Susan Bailey Necklace
Metals Terri Medaries Necklace and Earring Set
Organic April Mohon Necklace
Pearls Jamie Cloud Eakin Necklace
Seed Beads Tatiana Van Iten Necklace, Hairsticks, Earring Set
Swarovski® Monica Han Necklace, Hair Comb, Earrings, Ring, Bracelet Set
Turquoise John Hahn Necklace
Wire Betty Neve Bracelet

Silver Medal

Category Name View Winning Design
Art Clay Holly Gage Necklace
Briolette Megan White Necklace
Charms, Drops and Links Diane Matison Reed Bracelet and Earring Set
Chain Nancy Enid Calderon Maldonado Belt
Freeform Expression - Clothing and Accessories Daphne Ward Headpiece
Freeform Expression - Dolls Nancy Hall Doll
Freeform Expression - Home Décor Jacalyn Gilligan Tree Sculpture
Freeform Expression - Jewelry Nina Leon Necklace
Freeform Expression - Ornaments Dawn Grogg Ornament
Gemstone Yan Yee Winnie Ho Necklace and Earring Set
Glass Deborah Weaver Necklace
Jumprings Rachel Savage Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set
Kato Polyclay™ Colleen Devore Necklace
Metals Jessica Tiemens Necklace
Organic Marina Koudymov Necklace and Earring Set
Pearls Susan Terese McKechnie Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings and Hairpin Set
Seed Beads Lana (Svetlana) May Necklace
Swarovski® Sherry Hall Necklace
Turquoise Debra DeCosta Necklace
Wire Sunshine O'Neal Qualls Bracelet

Bronze Medal

Category Name View Winning Design
Art Clay Barbara Lacroix Necklace
Briolette Pamela Pica Necklace and Earring Set
Charms, Drops and Links Linda Valentino Michel Necklace and Earring Set
Chain Lisa Bolender Necklace
Freeform Expression - Clothing and Accessories Loisann Smart Knife Sheath
Freeform Expression - Home Décor (Tie) Cyndi Lavin Postcards
Freeform Expression - Home Décor (Tie) Tamara Allison Wall Hanging
Freeform Expression - Jewelry Catharina Thomas Necklace and Earring Set
Freeform Expression - Ornaments Michell Brague Ornaments
Gemstone Lee Griffin Necklace
Glass Roberta Harding Necklace
Jumprings Kimberly Sproul Necklace
Kato Polyclay™ Julie Anstaett Necklace
Metals Bobbie Berendson Necklace and Earring Set
Organic (Tie) Karen Leslie Carmichael Belt and Bracelet Set
Organic (Tie) Tara Leitermann Necklace
Pearls Theresa Ehlers Necklace
Seed Beads Betty Stephan Necklace
Swarovski® Caito Amorose Necklace
Turquoise Janet Banicki Necklace
Wire Janet Barker Necklace and Earring Set

Finalists

Albina Manning Geri Stevens Marianne Hart
Alisha Collins Gloria Cruice Mark Avery
Alison Kelley Gregory Ashby Mary Haubrich
Amber Anderson Gwen Bernecker Mary Beth Hudson
Amy Allworth Hannah Kopelman Mary Carter
Amy Anguish Helen Yao Mary Steelman
Amy Lynne Hoy Ida Personeni Megan Sellers
Angela Neal Jacqueline Jarmol Melissa Lew Bradford
Ann Pham Jacquelyn McCain Melissa Reid
Anna Marie Conroy Jacqui Johnson Michael Thornton
Anne Bredon Jairo Ramirez Michelle Critchet
Annette Kinslow Jama Watts Michelle Packard
Annie Howson Jamie Tonto Conaway Mindy Ingle
Antonina Pedersen Jamie King Mira Fayad-Roman
Aryana Londir Jane Deyo Monique Damiany-Kromer
Barbara D. Rakovec Jean Robertson Myra Ledford
Barbara Segal Jeanna Fox Nancy Riegel
Bonnie Weikert Jeanne Cahill Norma Horton
Brandy Pulley Jenna Cowan Nyal Thomas Sr.
Bronwyn Clear Jennifer Miescher Nydia Diaz
Candace Cloud McLean Jessica Hagemann Olga Dillow
Carol Newman Jewell Farris Patricia Greene
Carol Wells Andreotta Jill Hackman Patricia Matteson
Carrie McMahon Jill Hurd Patti McLeod
Caryn Hall Jo Frost Paula K. Singer
Casey McKey Jo A. Martinez-Rossi Peggy Albright
Catherine Rouchon Jodi Kanatzar Peggy Printz
Cathy Hines Joyce Cottrell Rae Jeanne Nilsen
Cathy Sparks Julia Horwath Roberta Lofaro
Charlotte White Julia J. Burgess Rose Panzer
Cindy Cohn June C. Nyman Roy Cooper
Corinne M. Duncan Katerina E. Ruth Kilgo and Judy Jacks
Crystal Probst Kathleen Muckle Sara Blodgett
Dana Bell Kathleen White Sara Jeanne Tilson
Danelle M. Weeks Kathryn Shaffer Sarah McGuire
Danita Wright Kathy Casterline Sarah Mosley Gonzalez
Debbie Donaldson Kathy Thompson Scott Debban
Debbie Yu Kelly Angeley Shankari Patel
Deborah Dial Kelly Miller Shari Hosemann
Debra George Kelsey Butters Sharon Sutcliffe
Dee Kresge Kerry Salon Shauna Edson
Diana Frisch Kim Metcalf Shirley Dominick
Dini Alves Kim Wade Sonja Harms
Donna Fromhagen Kristine Bartoszek Stephanie Roberts
Donna Frost L. Hanko Rosenblad Sula Ritter
Dorothy Galberth LaShannon Hooper Susan Guy
Edith A. Morales Rosado Laura Adams Susan Henry
Edith Huelskamp Laura Saint Martin Susan Opie
Eira Padilla LeAnn Pedigo Tamara Allison
Elaine Robinson Leslie Baas Tammy Soulia
Elena Kolchevskaya Linda Matheson Ted Sharp
Elfriede Lechner Lisa Malson Teresa Schmid
Elizaabeth (Beth) Morrissette Lisa Mansfield Diana Grygo (The Lone Beader)
Elizabeth Albright Lisa Moran Thea Kolosseos-Kendis
Emily Goodey Lorena Paola Sinclair Tranette Stevens
Eric Hamic Lynn Chomay Trisha Waterhouse
Erin Pfleegor Maren Nilsen Valerie Z
Felicia Tost Margaret Case Wendy Brown
Gabrielle Taylor Margaret E. Wilson Yarmila Ayuso
Genevieve Crabe Margaret Lehrer  
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