Seven Day Giveaway-Day 1!

June 16, 2014 , In: Events, General

 Back on June 9th, our AJE Facebook page hit 1,000 likes!  To celebrate this event, we wanted to have a really fun giveaway to thank all of you (full details can be found here).

Today is the first day of this event and these are the two components we will be giving away…

A pair of porcelain seashell charms by yours truly (Diana P./Suburban Girl Studio) and…

A gorgeous copper clay component from Kristi Bowman-Gruel!
So here is what you need to know if you’d like a chance at winning this pair of handmade components:
The details:
  • The giveaways start on today.
  • The giveaways run 7 days with a different prize of 2 art jewelry elements each day.  
  • Each day of the contest will feature something from two different AJE contributors 
  • For a chance to win that day’s prize leave a comment on each day’s blog post AND MAKE SURE YOU LEAVE AN EMAIL FOR US TO CONTACT YOU!
  •  We will draw a winner daily, so don’t forget to comment each day. 
  •  ALL winners will be announced on Monday, June 23rd.
  • This giveaway is open to anyone living on planet Earth.
  • Each person is eligible to win once. Unless you’re on the AJE team. Then you cannot win any of the days. 
Good luck!
Diana P.

Diana Ptaszynski

Powered by the magic of all things containing sugar, Diana spends her day making beads out of porcelain and stoneware. ย She also enjoys needle-felting, bead embroidery and metalsmithing. A Jersey girl at heart, Diana now resides in Rochester, NY with her husband and three cat children. ย You can find Diana in her studio at Made On State, spreading the bead love at Let's Bead in East Rochester or all dressed up at a cosplay event!ย 
  1. Reply

    The shells are super cute. Thank you for the week of giveaways! ๐Ÿ™‚
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    Woo hoo! I'm so excited about all the pretties from the AJE team. What a bunch of talented folks! sjdesignsjewelry(at)gmail(dot)com

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    Love them both! Thanks, AJE!
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  4. Reply

    Love the shells of course. Thanks for the opportunity to win such great pieces! [email protected]

  5. Reply

    Thanks so much for the chance to win, and the great blog. I would love to win! [email protected]

  6. Reply

    Love these!!! Looking forward to seeing what other goodies you give away!!

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  7. Reply

    Love this giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win such great pieces. [email protected] (Rita Z.) ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Reply

    gorgeous pieces, the shells are super adorable!

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  9. Reply

    Ooo would love to win today's give away! Those shells are just Devine! My email [email protected] ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Reply

    I love both pieces, the shells are super adorable!!!

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  11. Reply

    So love the shells and the rustic component is fab! great 1st prize..x
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  12. Gorgeous shells and what a totally unique copper clay piece, fabulous!
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  13. Reply

    Stunning! I'd be happy to win either of these beauties ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Happy to jump into the fray for those adorable shells and, of course, anything from Kristi! [email protected]

  15. Reply

    Yay for celebrating! And yay for giveaways! (melissa_trudinger at yahoo dot com)

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    Seashells AND copper – how much more Summertime can you get? Kristi's copper component is so very cool. Thank you, too, for the week of giveaways!
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  17. Reply

    Love the shells. Been doing sea shell designs this past week. Thanks
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    Both of these are awesome! Thanks for celebrating with a week of giveaways! jenrenblog at gmail dot com

  19. Yay! I live on Planet Earth. I'm in ๐Ÿ™‚ monurquhart(at)hotmail(dot)com

  20. Reply

    Congratulations on the milestone! No surprise as this is a fantastic blog filled with great info. and inspiring ideas. Gorgeous art components for day one-thank you Diana and Kristi! I sure would love to win these! [email protected]

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    I would LOVE to win! You guys rock ๐Ÿ™‚ [email protected]

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    Put my name in this hat! [email protected]

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    Seashells for summer and Kristi always welcome! (especially on my retirement budget!!!) Add me to the list [email protected]

  24. Reply

    Beautiful prizes. Thank you for the chance to win. [email protected]

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    Please pick me! ([email protected])

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    Gorgeous pieces! [email protected]

  27. Reply

    Congratulations on reaching 1000. Thank you for the awesome giveaway! These are sweet beads!

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    Lovin" everything that I see! [email protected]

  29. Reply

    Beautiful! [email protected] Thanks!

  30. Reply

    Congrats are reaching that milestone! Great prizes…love them all

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    Hey… I'm on planet earth so I'm putting my hat in! [email protected]

  32. Reply

    Lovely prizes! If Costa Rica counts as planet earth I'm in!
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  33. Reply

    yihaaaaa!!! I love this kind of give aways!
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    • Lynn
    • June 16, 2014

    I would be so happy to win either of those beautiful prizes—thanks for the opportunity! [email protected]

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    Such pretty pieces! ๐Ÿ™‚ [email protected]

  35. Reply

    I love giveaways! Count me in.

  36. Reply

    These are fantastic! Can't wait to see what else you have in store!
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  37. Reply

    Great, love give aways. I am trying for one on Facebook myself at Hisocietyjewelry and posted on my blog at blogspot with same name too.

    I like…[email protected]

  38. Reply

    Love these and would be thrilled to win!
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  39. Reply

    you gals are great!! thanks for sharing your lovelies….

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    Congratulations on reaching 1000 likes! What fantastic prizes! [email protected]

  41. Reply

    A fun filled week! I am anxious to see what other beautiful components are up for grabs. Have a wonderful week.
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  42. Reply

    Happy Monday! Congrats on reaching the " 1000 likes" milestone! I'm crazy about both of your artists and their components! [email protected]

  43. Reply

    This is a wonderful giveaway. I am looking forward to seeing all of the cool components that will be shared. Love these first two!

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  44. Reply

    The Shell charms and copper pendant are very pretty and would be fun to work with. Thank you for a chance to win these.

  45. Reply

    These are beautiful. This is one blog that I follow most closely. Always great ideas and beautiful beads and components.
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  46. Reply

    Love both the shells and the copper piece.
    eugeniewu at gmail dot com

  47. Reply

    I really like both pieces.

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  48. Reply

    Whoot! Two chance to win one of these artisan made prizes! Would love to create with either one. [email protected]

  49. Reply

    What a great week! ๐Ÿ™‚ Would love to play with these components!

  50. Reply

    A great giveaway from some amazing artists. Kim
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  51. Reply

    Gorgeous! These I'd REALLY love to create with…
    treecrotty at gmail dot com

  52. Reply

    Really like the components. Thanks for this great idea giveaway!

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  53. Reply

    Love your shell charms and the lovely copper clay piece of Kristi's! I would love to win!
    pupton58 at gmail dot com

  54. Reply

    These are some beautiful pieces! Thanks for the chance to win them.

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  55. Reply

    What an exciting giveaway! My fingers are tightly crossed, and I can't wait to see what tomorrow brings too!

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  56. Reply

    Very cool giveaways–thanks!
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  57. Reply

    Congrats on your FB milestone! The give-away is a lovely way to celebrate. Thank you for this exciting, fun and generous "party"! Best wishes to all the AJE contributors,
    [email protected]

  58. Reply

    Wonderful opportunity! [email protected]

  59. Reply

    You have created some Awesome fun thank you. [email protected]

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    Thank you for this week of giveaways. I love all these beautiful components. [email protected]

  61. Reply

    Woohoo! Free pretties! ([email protected])

  62. Reply

    The porcelain clamshell charms and the copper clay component are both to be wished for. Patricia; [email protected]

  63. Reply

    Wooooo – super generous giveaway! I'd love to win either of these beautiful prizes! cm (dot) [email protected] (dot) com

  64. Reply

    Congratulations on 1000 Likes! Such beautiful things for the give-away, thanks for the chance to win ๐Ÿ™‚ caryl at netins dot net

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    A whole week o giveaways, yay! [email protected]

    • Mary
    • June 16, 2014

    Yummy goodies today! [email protected]

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    Beautiful pieces! Thanks for such a great giveaway.
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  68. Reply

    How fun! Congrats on all those likes.
    I definitely want to be entered.
    craftyhope at gmail dot com

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    My odds are low but my hopes are high that I might be lucky enough to win these fabulous "beads"! Looking forward to tomorrow's post!
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  71. Both components are lovely! What a fun idea for a giveaway =) [email protected]

  72. Lovely pieces, please include me in the draw ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Beautiful components! Congrats on 1,000 likes!
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  74. Reply

    Congrats on the 1,000 likes! You guys definitely deserve it!

    Please include me in the drawing.


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    I may be late, but Iยดll try. ๐Ÿ˜€ Both pieces are lovely.

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    I am glad I signed up for your blog! It's given me my jewellery mojo back in a big way. Gorgeous components – could see the copper clay one as a link in a handmade copper necklace of quirky links!

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    I'm so glad I qualify…. seeing as I live on the planet earth! LOL LOVE the giveaway and congrats on 1,000 likes! You are all so very talented! Love the seashells and I'm totally enamored with the copper clay! You're welcome to draw my name for today's giveaway. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Here's to the next 1K!
    designsbydawnmd AT gmail DOT com

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    Congratulations on your milestone, AJE! I feel like I get a prize with every post because they are all so interesting, and I learn so much. But I'll go ahead and enter to win these lovely components. Thanks so much for all you do! beadsaregood(at)

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    I'm so excited I just found this blog!! Such great pieces.

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    Some more likes: like, like, like!
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  81. Reply

    Oh Diana, that's my favorite color! And anything Kristi does is awesome, so what a win-win!!! Thanks to all that y'all do on AJE to make life fun and interesting for us!

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    Now this is exciting! A whole week of goodies!

    That copper clay component is interesting…so many different ways to use it!

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    oops, forgot my email:
    aneri dot masi gmail com

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    Some more likes: like, like, like!
    [email protected]
    (apologies if this is a repeat post — having trouble commenting on my ipad)

  85. Reply

    What beautiful pieces! Thanks so much for the giveaway! email: [email protected]

  86. Reply

    Oh man! How FREAKING CUTE! =)

  87. Reply

    Oh, beautiful components!

  88. Reply

    Very exciting AJE! Love the pieces here today!
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  89. Reply

    These are great looking pieces. I'd love a chance to win.


  90. Reply

    Both of these are lovely. It would be a treat to have either as the attention grabber in a new design

    Congratulations on reaching 1000 likes.

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    I love the copper one =) hope I am lucky enough

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  92. Reply

    What a super and generous idea!! Love them all!

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    Thank you for the opportunity to throw my hat in to win your beautiful pieces! [email protected]

    • Rin
    • June 17, 2014

    Love those pieces! This is my favorite blog, I always get excited when I see a new post!

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    Congrats on 1000 likes.

    Would love to win these components.

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  95. Reply

    beautiful components, thanks for the chance. My email is linked to my profile

  96. Reply

    Seashell charms are cute, and I love the copper piece! Great celebratory giveaways!

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  97. Reply

    I would love to win either of these lovely components! [email protected]

  98. Reply

    I love the AJE Team of artists…so much talent!! Thanks for all you do and for doing this giveaway!!

    • suzi
    • June 17, 2014

    Love both pieces! would love to own both pieces!!
    LOve AJE
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    New to your blog, and love it!! [email protected]

  100. Reply

    Love your blog and love those pieces! [email protected]

    • Gill
    • June 17, 2014

    Love the shells !!
    gillwatson at mailbox dot co dot uk

  101. Reply

    Oooooooo – the copper clay piece is gorgeous.

  102. Reply

    These are wonderful… if the name hasn't been drawn yet, I would love to win!
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  103. Reply

    OMGosh! Thank you SO much for running this amazing contest. I am dancing with glee, and crossing my fingers! XO, Alanna Jane
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  104. Reply

    Oh I love the copper pendant…
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  105. Reply

    Ok drooling here -great giveaways either of these beautiful offerings would make my heart glad to play with!!! [email protected]

  106. Reply

    What an exciting giveaway! This should be an interesting week.

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    Beautiful! Thanks for the giveaways! [email protected]

  108. Reply

    so gorgeous!

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    I really like the seashell charms, very pretty

  110. Reply

    cute seashells they look really tiny and delicate , the kind of shells we'd overlook at the beach
    the tribal pendant is to die for
    deb4tin(at) gmail(dot) com

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    Thank you for the daily tips and/or inspiration!

  112. Love these awesome art beads! This is fun! Feels nice to be a reader and be thanked. AJE artists rock. So….
    Me, me, me! ๐Ÿ™‚
    toltecjewels (at)
    Thank YOU!

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    Copper is my favorite metal! Ans the shells are awesome. ๐Ÿ™‚
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    • Lynn
    • June 21, 2014

    Love those shells and the copper is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity to win such beautiful components. [email protected]

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    Great pieces! Thanks to all who shared their handmade items for this giveaway.
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  115. Reply

    I've been searching for components for a sea themed necklace. Winning these goodies would be great!

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    The shells are lush [email protected]

  117. Reply

    interesting and beautiful components

    sterlingsunjewelry at gmail dot com

  118. Reply

    that piece of Karen's is wonderful!
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  119. Reply

    The sea shells have inspired me to try a new way to use my beach shells. Gonna try to patina and glaze for earrings.
    Thanks for your site.
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