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The countdown is over, the Olympics are here!
Here at Bluestreak Beads, excitement is brewing as the summer has finally arrived, and just in time for the highly anticipated London 2012 Olympic games! Who will win big? Who will come out on top? Who will win gold? Best of luck to the many Olympic medal hopeful from all of us in the Bluestreak Beads office!
We haven’t got any gold medals here but we do have lots of lovely gold beads to use in your jewellery designing!
It’s time to don our patriotic colours to support our incredible athletes! Why not fashion a necklace or bracelet showcasing our vibrant blues/reds/whites? Check out these hassle-free Team GB jewellery making kits that we have created using a range of vibrant beads with the British patriotic colour scheme. You can make a fun and stylish piece in a matter of minutes. We hope that they inspire you to design something fabulous! Alternatively, you can easily fashion a pair of earrings and necklace with our Swarovski teardrops or their crystal 10mm hearts, Use a medley of sapphire, crystal, and light siam. If you are new to jewellery making, don’t worry, as there are beautiful projects for all skill levels. Please check out our instructions showcasing basic jewellery making techniques.
Just in time for the Olympics our long wait for the sun is finally over and it’s time to don our summer wardrobes and put away our brollies! Need some beady accessories for that new sun dress? Whether you’re after something bright & bold, or simple yet elegant, we have a jewelley making kits to suit all tastes, and they are simple to to make at home. Why not give our bright beady illusion necklace a shot if you like light colourful jewellery made with pretty beads and wire.
Now that school is out for the summer break, are you finding that your kids have too much time on their hands and in need a creative outlet? We have a huge range of easy starter projects to match your child‘s creative flair. I think our watches or bag charms would be fun projects for those with an artistic and imaginative spirit.
Holiday weekend approaches, the flags are flying, and we have done our beady best to join in by designing some pretty jewellery making kits in red, white and blue for the royal occasion! The leather wristband is available with either a red heart bead or a nice “royal” blue pandora bead. It is so simple to make, only a small pair of flat or chain nose pliers is needed to close the leather thong clamps. The whole thing can be finished in under 5 minutes. We’ve got some nifty bead bracelets too made on stretch magic elastic so no tools at all are required for these. We have used lovely cut glass sparkly beads for them mixed with a few feature beads, other beads used include, miyuki cubes, Foiled glass hearts and sparkling stardust beads. The necklace making kits have options with a swinging tassel pendant or a regal crown charm, you can also make a patriotic stretch bracelet with three charms. If you want a new hobby for the bank holiday weekend, you could give jewellery making a go with our pretty and patriotic kits.
We sell beads with which to make necklaces, earrings and other jewellery items, but sometimes you don’t want to have to make it yourself. For that we have our new range of ready to wear bead necklaces.
They are made of shell, glass beads & seed beads in a riot of pretty colours. Prices for these beady necklaces start from only £7.99.
Some pieces in this range are also available as bead kits.
October 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm | Jewellery kits
There are lots of new kits going on the site at the moment including this chunky silver and purple bead necklace.
We’ve used the lightweight silver spirit beads along with large acrylic and wooden beads for a rich colourmix.
This is an easy project with which to start learning to make jewellery. All you need are basic jewellery making pliers, or crimpers if you prefer a fancier finish.
If you are one of our many jewellery making customers who sells at craft fairs you are probably geeting stock ready for the bank holiday weekend. I know that you are swimming with amazing ideas for beaded jewellery but I always find it useful to see what other makers are creating. Maybe some of our jewellery making kits can inspire you to make up something different for your stall next weekend.
This necklace kit uses thonging which means that you can tie it off and fasten it at any length!
Simple Big beads and pendants on thong always sell well thanks to their price points. If you are having a sale over the weekend then I hope you have a really good one.
Try making this pretty floater necklace using our new wooden beads and shell discs.
The shell beads are available in peachy and purple tones which blend really well with the satin finish of the wood, add a few spacers and miyuki cubes and you have a simple jewellery making project for the weekend.
To make your piece of jewellery use beadalon thread and crimps to fix each bead in place.
Finish with a lobster clasp and extender chain.
June 6, 2010 at 7:37 am | Jewellery kits
If an accessory is not big and beady this year it has to be pretty and vintage. So we have come up with this lovely antique gold necklace kit, laden with little charms and finished with millifiore beads to decorate the chain.
Make something similar using the antique gold figaro chain and a collection of lightweight charms and beads mixed with stampings.
Here is a neat way to use up all your bead odds and ends. Make a pretty beaded kilt pin! You can mix and match your beads as long as you do it with style.
Another lovely jewellery making kit is new on the site. This time in gorgeous aquamarine and turquoise using some of our lovely big beads!
This time we have combined our new big pearls with mouth blown hollow glass hearts and big turquoise beads. Susie is making us a matching stretchy bracelet kit to go with it.
I’ll put it on this blog as soon as it is finished.
Happy Jewellery Making.
May 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | Jewellery kits
We’ve got a new jewellery making kit in stock to inspire you when making this season’s chunky bead necklaces
Simply thread on to beadalon or tiger tail and then add a toning suede thong so that you can tie your necklace off at any length.
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