Thursday 16 October 2008

EBW Animal Instinct Challenge - Smadar and I won!!!!

Yeahhhh!!!!! I won something!!!!! :-)  I have never won anything, so I'm super thrilled at winning this month's EtsyBeadWeavers ' challenge!!!!!  The race was very close and in fact Smadar's Treasure Gotcha - Beadwoven Cat and Mouse Bracelet also received the same amount of votes as my Black Panther Necklace did and therefore is in joint 1st place!!! I'm honoured that my piece stands next to hers!!! I love Smadar's work!!!

Here are our winning pieces:

Joint 1st place - Gotcha - Beadwoven Cat and Mouse Bracelet  by Smadar's Treasure










Joint 1st place - Black Panther Necklace by Triz Designs (you can also see the bracelet and earrings that I created inspired by this month's EBW challenge and this necklace by clicking on the pictures below)


A HUGE thank you to all of you who voted for Black Panther Necklace!!!!! I really, really appreciate it!!!! you have no idea how much!!!! :-D I won something!!! Yeahhhhh!!!!! :-)

and in 2nd place.....  believe it or not.... another fellow Israeli!!! top 3 designs and all 3 by Israelis!!! Must be something in the water... such a tiny country with so many talented beaders... who would have thought!!! :-D

Animal Passion Necklace by Fleur de Irk



To see the top 10 qualifiers, please visit:


  1. Congratulations! This necklace is amazing and deserves 1st place :D

  2. Yay! I stumbled on the contest the other day and voted for the cat and mouse because I just couldn't resist that clever mousy clasp.

    (Of course, the necklace is stunning as well.)

    Congrats and nice work!


  3. Your piece is stunning Triz and Smadar's is adorable! You both deserved to win!


    That is just stunning!

  5. and thank you all!!! even cfm ;-)

  6. Well it is about time Triz. Congratulations!!!! You know how I feel about you and your art so this is well deserved!!!!

  7. Triz, Congrats on the winning! The whole Black Panther set is just perfect in every aspect!
    I'm looking forward to see what new stunning piece you will come up with! :)


  8. Bravo!
    I am impressed all is too beautiful!

  9. Congratulations, Triz! Your necklace is amazing! Can't wait to see what theme you and Smadar come up with.

  10. I think it's grerat that is was a tie. Was it the first time? Congrats to both of you and Smadar.

  11. Congratulations! It really is a beautiful piece :)

  12. Congratulations to you both, they are both amazing pieces!