And the winner is…

By on May 8, 2015
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by Judy Ellis,

Daily Wire Contest Tip May 8th, 2015

Think Spring OOAK Contest – Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted designs for our Think Spring Contest! We received some beautiful designs which has made our choice very diffucult, but we’ve made our decision!

And the Winners are…

1st Place Winner – Wings of Spring

Necklace created Judy Larson ~ Designer OOAK Cabochon: Jade

Story Behind the Creation: Spring comes a bit later to us than much of the U.S. as we live on a river that separates Minnesota from Canada and it is spring when the robins and all the seagulls and water fowl come back. My neck piece, Wings Of Spring, reminds me of those birds in flight.

Judy Receives: $200 Gift Certificate to PLUS 1 DVD Series of her choice.

2nd Place Winner – Wrapped in Spring

Necklace created by Olga Teaque ~ Designer OOAK Cabochon: Green Howlite

Story Behind the Creation: Inspired by the green cabochon, the necklace “Wrapped in Spring” represents the new vine that twists and spirals with laced buds, holding the promise of beauty and a new beginning that is Spring.

Olga Receives: $150 Gift Certificate to AND either an assortment of 1 gross (144 pieces) Swarovski® beads OR 2 individual DVDs of choice.

Wrapped in Spring by  Olga Teaque

3rd Place Winner – Nouveau Flourite

Pendant created by Rhonda Chase ~ OOAK Gemstone: Faceted Green Flourite

Story Behind the Creation:  While in Italy I was deeply inspired by magnificent art nouveau buildings from the early 1900’s. There were many botanical patterns, which led me to design this art nouveau flower pendant. Nouveau Flourite is a play on words, combining the art style and the gemstone, and sounding like “nouveau fleur” which means “new flower” in French.

Rhonda Receives: $100 Gift Certificate to AND either an assortment of 1/2 gross (72 pieces) Swarovski® beads OR 2 individual DVDs of choice.

Nouveau Flourite by Rhonda Chase

Congratulations to all of our Winners – and thank you to everyone who submitted their beautiful creations to our contest! Keep checking our website and our blog for future contests.

Happy Wrapping!

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    Barbara Scheele

    May 8, 2015 at 6:56 am

    These are absolutely beautiful. WOW!

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    Melinda Ager

    May 8, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Outstand work!!! Your choices are wonderful, and the artists are obviously quite talented and original in their thoughtful creations of Spring.
    Congratulations to you all.

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    May 8, 2015 at 11:46 am

    I picked the winner, I knew it lol!! Congratulations everyone!!

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    Olga Teague

    May 8, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Heartest congratulations to the winner and co-winner!
    Thank you for the recognition of my modest work.
    It was a pleasure to take part in this spring contest and to see wonderful works of the contestants, thank you to all Wire Sculpture staff for making this event happen.

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    Helen Ellingsworth

    May 8, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    Amazing… gives new definition to “Wire Wrapping”…

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    Teresa Dalton

    May 8, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Congratulations to all of you! The designs and skills are inspiring! Thanks for sharing your work with us!

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    Sharon Robb

    May 12, 2015 at 9:33 pm

    Congratulations for the beautiful work done on each of these pieces!

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    Helene Dworski

    May 19, 2015 at 11:07 am

    I have been making jewelry for over 10 years but just started making wire-wrapped pieces. Judy\\\’s piece brought tears to my eyes, it is just so beautiful and the details are fascinating. It is also clear to me that Olga and Rhonda have a passionate and artistic eye as well. All of them are so well done. These artists are clearly ones to aspire to. They are all winners!