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DIY EASY BANGLE-STYLE BRACELET KITS
With the senseless and tragic invasion of Ukraine by Russia, I wanted to find a way to help. However, as a solopreneur in year #3 of the COVID-19 pandemic, I don’t have a lot of extra cash-flow, BUT I do have oodles and oodles of beads, so I decided to create two limited edition, Ukraine-inspired BEAD STEW jewelry-making kits. I will be donating 100% of the sales from these two special kits to the Canadian Red Cross. Donations will be matched by the Canadian government until March 18, which means with your purchase, over $2200.00 could go to helping Ukraine. If you could please spread the word about this fundraiser, I’d really appreciate it. ~ Suzie, Suzie Q Studio
Serendipity BEAD STEW… Yummy Ingredients For Easy Jewelry Making -- Absolutely no “crafty" experience is needed to create a one-of-a-kind bangle-style bracelet or “roll-on-style” stretchy bracelets, and with oodles of hand-selected, limited edition, bead combos to choose from in every BEAD STEW kit, ultra-FAB results are guaranteed!
FYI… Two basic tools are required to create the bangle-style bracelet that are not included in the kit, so please check out the “TOOLS” info, but only a pair of pointy scissors is needed to make stretchy bracelets.
# of Kits in Edition: 15
Color Story: Ukraine is known for its agriculture, so their vast fields of wheat under a big, beautiful blue sky is the inspiration for the colors in this BEAD STEW kit, along with their distinctive blue and yellow flag.
Colors: Light and Medium Sapphire blues, Sky Blue, Light and Medium Yellows, a hint of Warm Grey and metallic silver
Beady Ingredients: Czech “pressed” glass beads, Czech “fire-polished” glass beads, Japanese “seed” beads, glass bead “charm dangle"
"Stretchy Bracelet” Ingredients: 10M stretchy cord, one bead stringing “needle" and Tips ’n’ Tricks info.
“Bangle-icious Bracelet” Ingredients: “Memory” wire bracelet base, in a color-coordinated metal finish, and Step by Step Instructions. FYI… The Bracelet Size in the kit "fits most", but if your wrist is larger than 7 1/2", please email us so we can substitute a roomier bracelet >>> CONTACT
The tools needed to create a “bangle-style” or “stretchy" bracelets are not included in the kit. Since you'll want to have “the right tool for the job", these are the tools you’ll need...
To make a "Bangle-icious Bracelet":
Heavy Duty wire cutter (from your household tool box) or Memory Wire Cutter (DO NOT USE YOUR JEWELRY CUTTING PLIER!!!… the wire is very hard and will ruin them!), as well as Round Nose Pliers (or “needle” nose pliers from household tool box) to turn the loop on the memory wire that finishes the bracelet.
Get our BEAD STEW Tool Kit SPECIAL: Buy the "Memory Wire” Hard-Wire Cutter and get the Round Nose Pliers for FREE! Click >>> HERE for this offer!
To make “roll-on” stretchy bracelets: Sharp Scissors, preferably pointy, to get a close cut to trim the stretchy cord.
For any type of jewelry-making project, you should have a good working surface so your beads don’t roll away… Our Velux Beading Mat Work Surface is an excellent choice!
Design inspiration... Because the bead and color combinations in our Serendipity BEAD STEW bracelet making kits are so unique and ultra-special, there is no wrong or right way to add the beads to the “memory” bracelet wire or make a “stretchy-style” bracelet.
The most important thing is to relax and have fun with the creation of your piece(s) because no matter what you do, your creation(s) will turn out beautifully, and friends and family will be totally impressed!
PLEASE NOTE: Suzie Q Studio does its very best to accurately represent all products and bead combinations, however, the beads within each edition of our BEAD STEW Kits, may not be identical, quantity-wise. Also, colours may appear differently between devices.
With our limited edition BEAD STEW jewelry-making kits, absolutely no jewelry-making experience is needed to create a totally fab "bangle-style" bracelet and/or stretchy, “roll-on” style bracelet(s). For the “bangle-style” memory wire bracelet, step by step instructions are included in the BEAD STEW kit, but if you learn visually, watch the following video for more instructional details, as well as some great design ideas. PLEASE NOTE: At the end of this video, we talk about our “physical” Suzie Q location; however, it is now permanently CLOSED and we offer online shopping ONLY on our Suzie Q Studio website.
Serendipity BEAD STEW kits also include supplies for you to have the option to make stretchy “roll-on” bracelets that can be worn separately or stacked up on your wrist. Along with the supplies, a card with stretchy bracelet “Tips ’n’ Tricks” is provided; however, no written instructions are included, so please watch the “How To” video below to learn a professional, super-easy method to make a stretchy bracelet: