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MARIE LE SUEUR

Francouzske naramky Marie le Sueur web

All of her relatives have excelled at embroidery, crocheting or weaving with beads and at every other creative technique where hread plays the main role. Her grandmother and great-grandmother were her greatest sources of experience and inspiration.

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Alexandra Lysenko - Snow Mirna

oleksandra lysenko webHer name has resounded throughout the world of bead and seed bead costume jewellery for a number of years. She admittedly did not graduate from any art school, but she has been designing for a number of years and she also makes her own jewellery and lectures at costume jewellery workshops. Her pieces are made under the Snow Mirna brand which, as she herself says, is also her second name.

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Jolanda Violante

Jolanda Violante

She has always been animated by passion and an interest in different aspects of creativity and artistic expression and as such she has brought together the two most popular techniques: crochet and beads. Her original bead necklace in last year's contest Battle of the Beadsmith 2014 (BOTB '14) finished a great second place.

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The Battle of the Beadsmith has its first Czech winner

The international Battle of the Beadsmith competition for sewn beaded jewelry has its first czech winner.

The winner of the international Battle of the Beadsmith competition for sewn beaded jewelry in 2014 (BOTB '14) was the Czech designer Dita Koksová with her necklace entitled a Touch of Paradise. She succeeded in the face of extensive competition from 255 participants from 40 countries, of which most are truly at the top of their field. This is the first ever win for a Czech designer in this prestigious competition.

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Ivana Brabcová

ivana brabcovadetailA fashion designer

She has been professionally involved in fashion design since 1992, when she established her own couture studio in Liberec under the brand Styl-Iva. Her work consists of innumerable original models, comprehensive collections for everyday wear, sports clothing, varied accessories for dresses and evening and wedding gowns.

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Olga Haserodt, a profile

Olga Haserodt was born in the Russian town of Astrakhan, but she has lived with her family in Germany for more than ten years. She came to love handcrafts during her childhood thanks to the influence of her mother and grandmother.

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