Beader’s Challenge

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Introducing our “Beader’s Challenge”:



 This is going to be fun! It is a way to challenge yourself with a pre-selected set of components. We are excited to see what you come up with from this kit inspired by nature.

To participate, you must purchase a Design Kit ($24) from The LH Bead Gallery which is filled with Czech glass, cloisonné, gold beads, a cinnabar frog, Lucite leaves, headpin, chain, seed beads, and glass beads.


Bead Gallery Gift Certificates

1st place – $200

2nd place – $100

3rd place – $50

Honorable Mention


*All work must be original design.

*Each entry must include the cinnabar frog and some of the chain. ALL varieties of beads included in the design kit MUST be used. The quantity of beads used can fit your design.

*You may only add your own clasp, stringing material, or artistic wire. That is it. No additional beads are allowed in this challenge, just what is in the kit.

*One entry per person.

*Out of town entries must pay a (to & from) shipping of $10 to send the kit to you and return your piece after the contest ends.


Entries accepted through February 11, 2012. All entries will be displayed anonymously at The LH Bead  Gallery and online at ,as well as on our Facebook page. Votes will be collected (only in the store) until March 2, 2012 and the winner will be announced the weekend of March 3, 2012.

It is going to be fun to see all the different designs that are made by using identical kits. We have a limited supply, so be sure to come in soon to get your kit. Beaders, I challenge you: are you ready to win some more beading goodies and show off your wonderful creations? Let’s get busy and create a unique piece to showcase your creativity, individuality, and artistic expression. See you soon!!!!