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Bead Dreams – Bead and Button's Annual Bead Artistry Competition

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads is proud to showcase the Bead Dreams contest finalists and winners.

Bead&Button Magazine sponsors Bead Dreams, a juried competition of exceptional bead artistry from around the world. The accepted pieces are displayed at the Bead&Button Show and ribbons are awarded in seven categories. The outstanding piece among category winners receives a Best-In-Show trophy and a $1,000 gift certificate from Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.

Bead Dreams 2017 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2017

"The Beauty in the Bees" by Tatiana Fitzpatrick was the Bead
Dreams 2017 First Place & Best-in-Show.

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Bead Dreams 2016 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2016

"Swan Princess Headdress-transformer" by Oleysa Bryutova was the Bead
Dreams 2016 First Place & Best-in-Show.

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Bead Dreams 2015 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2015

"Fearless" by Andrea Grzabka was the Bead Dreams 2015 First Place &
Best-in-Show.

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Bead Dreams 2014 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2014

"Thistle" by Sarah Thompson was the Bead Dreams 2014 Best-in-Show.

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Bead Dreams 2013 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2013

Carpet "Anastasia" by Tatiana Fitzpatrick was the Bead Dreams 2013 1st
Place Winner and Best-in-Show in Objects or Accessories.

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Bead Dreams 2012 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2012

Predator by Guzel Bakeeva was the Bead Dreams 2012 1st Place Winner
in the Crystal Jewelry Category and Best-in-Show.

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Bead Dreams 2011 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2011

I Will Rise by Francesca Walton was the Bead Dreams 2011 1st Place
Winner in the Seed Bead Jewelry Category.

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Bead Dreams 2010 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2010

Shape Shifter by Heidi Kummli was the Bead Dreams 2010 1st Place Winner
in the Seed Bead Jewelry Category.

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Bead Dreams 2009 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2009

Luminous Blue and Green by Hatsumi Oshitani was the Bead Dreams 2009
1st Place Winner in the Seed Bead Jewelry Category.

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Bead Dreams 2008 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2008

Early Summer Wedding Bouquet by Miyuki Sugimura was Bead Dreams 2008
Best-In-Show and Gold Prize Winner in the Beaded Objects and Accessories Category.

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Bead Dreams 2007 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2007

Perfect Union: Floral and Faux by Lynne Ann Schwarzenberg was Bead Dreams 2007 Gold Prize Winner in the Polymer Clay Category.

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Bead Dreams 2006 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2006

Into the Blue by Diane Hyde was Bead Dreams 2006 Gold Prize Winner in the Finished Jewelry Category.

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Bead Dreams 2005 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2005

Party by Lisa Niven Kelly and Laura McCabe was Bead Dreams 2005 Gold Prize Winner in the Finished Jewelry Category.

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Bead Dreams 2004 Winners & Finalists

Bead Dreams 2004

Laguna Beach by Peter Ciesla was Bead Dreams 2004 Best-Iin-Show and Gold Prize Winner in the Finished Jewelry Category.

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