BeadDreams 2017

Each year, the Bead&Button Show manages BeadDreams, a juried competition of exceptional bead artistry from around the world.

John Bead sponsors the Seed Bead Jewelry category.

The criteria:

“One piece or an ensemble of jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, or sets of beaded beads predominantly made with seed beads or bugle beads.”

The following are the 2017 winners and photos of the winning pieces as provided by the Bead&Button show.

It is an honour to share these winners with you.

1st place –Tulum

Andrea Grzabka, Port Angeles, WA

2nd place –Necklace under the Tuscan Sun 

Nadezda Gerber, Neuss, Germany

3rd place –Dragon

Jelena Kasevska, Riga, Latvia

2016 BeadDreams Winners – Seed Bead Jewelry

Bead Dreams 2016 Winner

Tatiana Konstantinova, Odessa, Ukraine
1st Place – $300 Gift Certificate

John Bead is proud to share the results of the 2016 BeadDreams competition in the Seed Bead Jewelry category which we sponsored.  Gift certificates are on their way to the winners!


Margaret Corchnoy, Laurel Springs, NJ
2nd Place – $200 Gift Certificate

Bead Dreams 2016 Winner


Kelly Wiese, Fort Morgan CO
3rd Place – $100 Gift Certificate