Monday, November 30, 2009
Now for the details:
This first challenge will allow lampwork from any artisan. We require information about the artisan who made the beads used in the submitted piece, so if you submit something, please be ready to provide that information.
The challenges to follow will only allow Fire Divas' lampwork.
We will allow one submission per person per contest, and a maximum of two photos per submission. Entries may be submitted here (http://www.flickr.com/groups/firedivachallenge/) for approval, no later than January 1, 2010. Please include, in the comments section, the following:
Information about the beads:
Description of the piece:
Inspiration for the piece:
Fire Divas reserve the right to approve or reject any submissions.
Fire Divas reserve the right to modify or cancel the challenge at any time.
Ok, the boring stuff is over - go have fun creating!
Just to clarify, Fire Diva entries are exempt. They are there to provide inspiration and to show what amazing pieces can be created using Fire Divas' lampwork beads!
Don't forget to check out all the latest Fire Diva goodies on our Etsy Promo thread:
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Here is a beautiful set of Winter Frit beads from infernoglassbeads on Etsy. Perfect for your winter jewelry project!
Friday, November 27, 2009
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Today's Bead of the Day is this Tide Pool Necklace made by Jennifer at GlassAddictions on Etsy.
More of her beautiful jewelry and other Fire Divas work can be seen in the Fire Divas weekly promotional thread on Etsy!
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Isn't he adorable? He reminds me of the turtles on Super Mario Brothers! He looks like he wants to stand up and start dancing. You can see more of Lauren's work in her Etsy Shop, and click over to the Fire Divas Etsy Promo Thread for many more beauties to browse!
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Monday, November 23, 2009
Lara's Etsy shop is Lutrick. She also makes fabulous jewelry, available on 1KM.
Don't forget to check out the latest beads by the Fire Divas in our Etsy promo thread.
Sunday, November 22, 2009
Saturday, November 21, 2009
How about a pair of swizzle sticks from teasebeads on Etsy? Perfect for that special guy on your list!
Friday, November 20, 2009
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Today's Bead of the Day is by Eileen of DorsetHillBeads. It is called After Midnight and the color combination is fantastic!
while at Etsy, click over to the Fire Divas Promo Thread for work from Eileen and the other Fire Divas!
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Monday, November 16, 2009
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It's a new week and the Fire Divas have a new thread on Etsy and on ArtFire. Check out all our latest goodies there.
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Friday, November 13, 2009
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Today's bead of the day is actually a necklace full of incredible lampwork beads by glassbead. It is called Aqua Bubbles. It features "bubble gum" beads and is strung with coordinating seed beads. Beautiful!
You can see more in glassbead's Etsy shop, and many other Fire Diva creations in the Etsy Promo Thread.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Monday, November 9, 2009
Sunday, November 8, 2009
Christmas will be here before you know it (just 46 days at at this moment!), so if you design jewelry and want to get a head start on Christmas gifts, make sure you check out the Fire Divas links to the side of the blog and buy handmade lampwork for your designs!
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Friday, November 6, 2009
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Check out her website, her Art Fire or see what she's been up to via her Blog.
More of her work and other Fire Divas work can be seen in the weekly Fire Divas thread on Etsy!
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Lea!! Let's see that winning bead again, shall we?
Our second place winner is Holly, with these beautiful pendant:
Congratulations to both our first and second place winners, and thank you to all the Fire Divas who entered the challenge and the voters who chose the winners!
Today's Bead of the Day is this adorably goofy fish named Lester. He was made by Janel of JanelDudleyBeads. She made him using a tutorial and I think she did a fantastic job! Just look at that expression - how can anyone resist?
You can see more of Janel's work in her Etsy shop, and many incredible Fire Diva creations in the Etsy Promo Thread.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Monday, November 2, 2009
Today's Bead of the Day were made by Cherine of Flamecrazy.
Be sure to keep up with all the new Diva listings this week on Etsy and Artfire. We also have a Fanpage on Facebook.