You know you're a star...now it's time to make sure the rest of the beading world knows it, too! Beginning on April 1st, 2012, you will be able to enter your jewelry designs in our Bead Star 2012 competition. Read through the official rules for more information about our entry requirements and guidelines, and then visit www.beadstar.com on April 1st to enter photos of your designs!
A summary of the competition timeline:
April 1st--27th: Entry Period
During this period, Beading Daily members are invited to enter Bead Star 2012 by uploading photos of their jewelry designs. Each member may enter one design in each of our contest categories: Ceramics, Crystals, Glass, Metals, Pearls, Plastics, and Stones (a total of 7 possible entries for each member).
April 28th--May 10th: Selection of Finalists
At this point the editors of Jewelry Stringing magazine will select 20 finalists in each of 7 categories.
May 11th--28th: Voting Period
The finalists will be published in online voting galleries and Beading Daily members will vote for their favorite entries in each category. All those who entered should encourage their friends and family to visit www.beadstar.com to cast their votes during this period!
June 1st: Contestants Notified of Results
All contestants will be notified of their status via email by June 1st.
June 15th: Winning Designs Due
All winners are required to submit their actual project with step-by-step instructions and complete materials, tools, and resources lists to Jewelry Stringing magazine by June 15th. Projects will be returned by December 31, 2012.
December, 2012: Winning Designs Published in Jewelry Stringing Magazine
Winning designs will be published in the Winter 2012 issue of Jewelry Stringing magazine, which will be available on newsstands worldwide mid-December 2012.
For further details, consult our official contest rules.
We can't wait to see all of your Bead Star 2012 entries!