Here are some upcoming contests – stretch those creative muscles, create something show-stopping and see what happens!
Rings & Things’ Your Design Rocks Contest – Deadline February 28th
Bead Star – Deadline April 1st
Bead Dream Contest – Deadline April 4th
Halstead Grant – Deadline June 6th – Check out the awesome hints & tips for businesses that sell handmade jewelry.
And since most of these contests are based on the photos you send in, here are some articles on taking better photos. You might also consider hiring a photographer who specializes in taking photos for juried shows and competitions. If you are planning on selling at larger shows, this is a great investment.
Photography Guide Etsy
Photo Tips from the Crafts Report
Adventures with Millie Making JewelryFebruary 17, 2011 at 4:55 pm
Perfect, thanks for the photo links, I can use the help when photographing jewelry for my blog!
Fire PhoenixFebruary 18, 2011 at 9:53 pm
Ooo, who made the necklace? I really like the focal bead x
Heather PowersFebruary 18, 2011 at 11:06 pm
Thanks Fire Phoenix – I made that one. It won 3rd place in the stones category in Bead Star a few years ago.
GeneaFebruary 18, 2011 at 11:37 pm
Thanks for the heads up on this, Heather! This necklace is GORGEOUS! I can't believe you only got 3rd place! It's definitely 1st in my opinion 😉
MichelleFebruary 19, 2011 at 3:11 pm
Thanks for including all the links – great necklace!
Yvette EstimeFebruary 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm
Bead Dreams has changed its submission deadline to March 6th 2012!!
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