"My eyes divert to a reflection
As Icommute down an intersection..."...Continued
voting closes, voting logs will be reviewed
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be deleted. The on-line votes will be tallied and used to adjust the
original votes of the Panel of Judges at CBJA, in the selection of a
winner. The public's votes will weigh towards 25% of the final tally
in selecting the Winner and Runner-Up.
open to both US and International submissions as well. There are talented
Ugly-Necklace Jewelry Designers everywhere!
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not easy to do Ugly!
4 distinguished judges associated with
The Center for Beadwork & Jewelry Arts reviewed
17 Ugly Necklace submissions to our contest,
and selected 8 semi-finalists.
They rated each necklace using
10 jewelry design criteria. They examined the
hideousnessof the necklace,
clever were the materials used,
the design of the necklace violated
good jewelry design rules associated with color, form,
balance, distribution of the elements, and focus.
also looked at issues of how the necklace was constructed
and its wearability, and
well the accompanying poem
elaborated on the necklace and its ugliness.