Monday, November 4, 2013

ZnetShows :: 7000 Bracelets for Hope

ZnetShows asked a few of us to create for an amazing charity called 7000 Bracelets of Hope. It is an initiative from the Global Genes | RARE project, which is an advocacy organization for individuals with rare and genetic diseases. This organization started the 7000 Bracelets of Hope initiative to provide blue-themed bracelets to families fighting rare and genetic diseases. The idea is that these bracelets give support and a little hope to these families. As well, the unifying blue theme may help spread awareness. 

ZnetShows asked us to pick some blue colored beads to create with, and I picked these amazing double hole sea glass beads. I absolutely love them and had so much fun playing with the design in this bracelet. The pale blue really pops with the matte black onyx beads. I've been wanting to practice beading around another bead, and so I did a little blue accent around the onyx to pull the blue color through out the design. This one should look great with a pair of jeans!

The other bracelet I'm sending off to RARE is a bracelet I made this summer with beautiful Chinese crystals I got from ZnetShows. It also features a large clear crystal  as the main focal, and a blue sea glass hoop as a toggle (both from ZnetShows). You could wear this one either way! 

I have really enjoyed working with all the stones, beads and sea glass that ZnetShows has sent us to try out. Really beautiful stuff. Click on the link to check out their beads!

22 comments:

Duni said...

What a great cause! Both your bracelets are stunning! I love how you worked the blue seed beads around each of the black ones!

Marcela Gmd said...

Great iniciative!! nice bracelets!!
Have a good week!! and my g+ for your post!!!!:)))

Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

EWA gyöngyös világa! / EWA's World of Beads! said...

Fantastic pieces! Congrats!

Monique (A Half-Baked Notion) said...

These beauties are sure to bring much enjoyment to the lucky recipients, Cynthia!

LisaS said...

Gorgeous bracelets!

PyxeeStyx said...

Gorgeous shade of blue. Sorry I missed out on this challenge.

Therese's Treasures said...

Beautiful Cynthia, I just know the ladies that receive these bracelets will feel love that went into creating these beauties.
Therese

Christine Altmiller said...

7000 Hop is where we met :-)
I love that blue & matte onyx bracelet! It is such a great combo. Gorgeous! It will certainly but a smile on someone's face, as will the pretty one from the summer. Beautiful bracelets, Cynthia.

BeadedTail said...

Those are gorgeous! What a great cause too! Both of those bracelets would match the necklace I made for myself with sea glass!

Miss Val's Creations said...

They are both so beautiful! I am sure your donation will be much appreciated and a constant reminder that people care.

CraftyHope said...

Both of your bracelet designs are really beautiful! I like the seed bead accents you added to both of them that gives them a real artist-made feel to them.

Memories for Life said...

Beautiful bracelets...and for such a wonderful cause! The recipients will be so happy to receive these!

Magic Love Crow said...

I love the blues!! Beautiful!!! This donation will be treasured!! A special charity!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh my goodness, these are gorgeous! And in one of my favourite colours :)

A beautiful donation to a great cause.

Patti Vanderbloemen said...

This IS such a wonderful cause! Whoever gets your bracelets will be WOWED! Love them both!

Caron Michelle said...

Absolutely gorgeous - what stunning colours - beautifully done.

Shel said...

I love both of these bracelets Cynthia! And indeed, such a wonderful cause! Znet has some cool beads - love that glass hoop!

Cindy Cima said...

Absolutely gorgeous bracelets!

Cindy Cima said...

Gorgeous bracelets!

Kathy Lindemer said...

Your bracelet designs are wonderful.

Ola said...

the first one is just amazing!

Becky Pancake said...

Beautiful bracelets Cynthia. The two hole curves are very cool. I like black and blue together. I did one with those colors also.

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