Sunday, September 7, 2008

Etsy BeadWeavers September Challenge - Complimentary Contradictions

The entries are in and once again, they are simply stunning! Click on the item in the list below the mosaic to see more details!

EBW September Challenge Mosaic

Voting begins on Tuesday, September 9th and ends midnight September 15th. Please show your appreciation for the efforts of these amazing artists by taking on the difficult task of voting for your favorite. (The ballot will appear on the side bar at right on September 9.) The individual pieces are listed below the mosaic where you can visit each entry for more information by following the link. Thank you, enjoy and be sure to come back to vote between September 9th and 15th!

1. Le Rouge et le Noir Freeform Bracelet - enchantedbeads

2. Pinstripes and Rhinestones Cuff Bracelet - cigarboxbeads

3. Tears of Joy - beadsandblooms

4. links cuff - thebeadedlily

5. No Shades of Gray Black and Silver Cuff - njema

6. DARKEST LIGHT - Magnesite/Iron Wild Horse Cabachon Bracelet - fashionsfrome

7. Lapis Lazuli Necklace and earring set - dreambeadweaver

8. Stargazer- Beadwoven Brooch - animadversion

9. Opposites Attract - Beaded Potholder - vanishingpearl

10. Roundabout - ThesePreciousThings

11. Free and Formed - OOAK - beaddiddy

12. Yin and Yang Peyote Bracelet- SmadarsTreasure

13. Bananarama Mask - Beadmatrix

14. Black and White - A Story in Color - adinahalperndesigns

15. Opposite Attraction, Beadwoven Cuff - RegalBeads

16. Fire and Ice - AmethystRavenstar

17. Dragon Eye Beaded Bracelet - Tresijas

18. Autumn Peyote Cubed Cuff - myfairladyvt4

19. Black and Silver Freeform Bracelet - wMarlaine

20. Pin Stipes and Flowers Bracelet - GrandmaMarilyns

PLEASE NOTE; # 20 and # 21 are reversed in the poll at the left.

21. Textural atmosphere - LiciaBeads

22. Circle Gets the Square - beaderjojo


  1. It looks GREAT! It will be hard to vote!
    Thank you Marlaine, for all your work!!

  2. So many great interpretations of the theme - I'm off to take a closer look at all of them ... it's going to be a tough choice when voting opens!

  3. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous montage!

  4. So many beautiful pieces. It is always a tough choice for me. Go EBW team!!!!!!!!!!

  5. The entries always look so wonderful when they are all grouped together. Quite impressive. Thank you, Marlaine for doing such a great job!

  6. Another amazing mosaic! Thanks, Marlaine! :-)

  7. Another great batch of entries! The mosaic looks wonderful, too!

  8. Such a wonderful display of talent here. As is the case *every* month.
    Thank you Marlaine for taking the time to make the mosaic, it looks great.

  9. Wow! I hadn't seen all the entries yet. I'm going to look at them more closely. The mosaic looks gorgeous.

  10. I appreciate your comments. Thanks!

  11. This will be another difficult vote. As they all are. Thanks for all your work Marlaine. The mosaic looks great.

  12. Great job, everyone.. I *think* I have my vote..

  13. as per usual... wonderful entries... and as per usual... i don't know which is my favourite... all winners in my eyes! :-)

  14. Wow, quite a grouping of work here! I need to check each piece out again!

  15. thank you for the advert on my blog! i do love your site!

  16. It's so much fun to see the different interpretations of the theme! Lots of beautiful work here :)

  17. Wonderful work! It's exciting to see all the entries together. Thank you Marlaine for collecting them! And Good Luck to everyone!


  18. Awesome job everyone!!! It's going to be so hard to choose this month (as always) :-)

  19. Well I voted and it was a hard choice again this month - great job everyone you are all winners!

  20. Once again, absolutely gorgeous ladies! I am so proud of the talent in here!

  21. always a beautiful challenge! Very impressive work, imagine the hours!

    the poll has #20 and 21 switched though.

  22. Great challenge theme, and what a beautiful bunch of entries - just voted, but it was so hard to choose!

  23. What a range of interpretation this theme led to! I managed to pick my favorite and voted. Good luck everyone!

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  25. So many great pieces, it was really hard to pick just one.