Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Round 4 - BOTB 13

Round 4 pairings have been announced and I think this is my swan song round :). My opponent this round is Edgar Lopez Disenos with his insanely gorgeous and sexy "Diva" neckpiece. Edgar's "Diva" has been one of my favourites through this whole Battle, and I am so honoured to be up against him ... LOL mmm that didn't sound right, but you get what I mean.
Edgar, you have my vote :)

I didn't enter this competition thinking I was going to win, I would never kid myself with that notion. I put my hand up for this so I could push myself, to do something that I wouldn't normally do ... to make a piece I could be proud of. If I managed to get past round 1 then its just the cherry on top of what has been an amazing ride ... to get to round 4 and down to the final 24, well its surpassed everything that I ever hoped for. Like last year, I'm at peace with bowing out in any of the rounds ... and this one is a pretty good one to bow out on.

Good luck everyone

Below are the photos of the Round 4 finalists in their pairings


Round 4 - Group A


 
Ann Braginsky vs Irina Slobodyanik
 
 
Betty Stephan vs Anna Hatvani
 
 
Miriam Shimon vs Tatiana Labutina
 
 
Olga Shumilova vs Irina Oleinik
 
 
Round 4 - Group B
 
 
Regina Krawets vs Tereza Drabkova
 
 
 
Maryanne Villalba vs Edgar Lopez Disenos
 
 
 
Kris Empting Obenland vs Irina Chikineva
 
 
 
Natalia Savelieva vs Marsha Wiest Hines
 
 
Round 4 - Group C
 
 
 
Cath Thomas vs Eva Dobos
 
 
 
Tamuna Lezhava vs Linda Roberts
 
 
 
Svetlana Sametis vs Cleopatra Cosulet
 
 
 
Catherine Chinoy vs Edit Peng
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5 comments:

Saturday Sequins said...

Wow, those are some seriously gorgeous pieces -- yours included. No matter what the outcome of the next battle, you made an extraordinary necklace! It's so nice, it practically looks edible. ;)

-- Sarah of Saturday Sequins, who has already had dinner and promises not to eat your work.



Maryanne said...

LOL, well Sarah thankyou for not eating my work :)

Maryanne said...
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Anonymous said...

Hello my name is Yasmine, and I would like to start off by saying I am in love with all your work. I have been looking for your Edgar Lopez Disenos "Diva Necklace" for days know. I am interseted in purchasing some of your work; is there anyway I can order your necklaces online? PLease let me Know asap I would really appricate it very much. Thank You
Email: bklynshorty11231@aol.com

Maryanne said...

Hi Yasmine
I am so sorry, I've only just seen your comment ... haven't been on here in so long.
I have an Etsy store where you can find most of my pieces. If you do a search on Maryniky Designs you'll find my shop. Otherwise you're quite welcome to contact me via my Facebook page.