Anniversary Competition 

For the Guild's 15th Anniversary (April 2014 – March 2015) we celebrated with a competition sponsored by SWAROVSKI. Fifteen years is represented by crystal so who better to ask to sponsor our competition than Swarovski? 

They donated some fantastic prizes including a fabulous Swarovski Crystal Trophy for the overall winner. We had a wonderful response to the competition from members and non-members of the Guild.All entries were judged anonymously by a panel of three judges, who all commented that it was a very difficult competition to judge due to the high standard of entries. Given the high standard it was decided to also award two extra commended certificates in addition to the prizes. Below you will find images of the winners and all of the finalists.

These are the winners of the Crystal Anniversary 

Jessica Hayman 

Grand Prize: 
Swarovski Crystal Trophy

First Prize: 
Certificate & £250 Swarovski vouchers

Ruth Vickery 

Second Prize: Certificate & £150 Swarovski vouchers

Melanie De Miguel 

Third Prize: Certificate & £100 Swarovski vouchers

Erika Fidler 

Newcomer Prize (beading less than three years): Certificate & £150 Swarovski vouchers

Fiona Scott

Highly Commended: Certificate

Debbie Webster

Highly Commended: Certificate

The images below are of the finalist entries. 

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