Sunday, February 11, 2007

Ausome Jewelry Kit

There are quite a few candy craft kits out there. I often see candy jewelry kits at the 99 Cent Only store, but haven’t picked one up before because the packaging made me doubt that it was manufactured in this century. This little heart box/locket on the other hand looked bright, clean and inviting.

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The “Be My Love” Edible Jewelry Kit has four compartments with three different colors/flavors of candy beads and a single white charm. The kit also features a cord to hang the whole kit from your neck (or doorknob) and an extra three feet of cord in a little bundle inside the box. The ingredients/nutrition label on the back of the package can be torn off to reveal a gift tag.

Though there’s a whole yard of cord in there, the beads only add up to about 12” of coverage. However, a careful crafter can use knots (like the way pearls are strung) to space the candy beads out and still make it feel full.

As a candy, they’re not bad, in fact they’re very cute. The beads have a glossy panned coat of colored glaze that really makes them sassier looking than their simple pastel pressed dextrose kind on those elastic strands.

Pink is strawberry
Red is cherry
White is possibly pineapple

Most bags of candy necklaces give you more candy than this little package does. However, the fact that the kid might be occupied with a craft before munching on the candy is rather attractive as treats go. The candy is also much better than some of the super cheap candy necklaces I’ve bought at the dollar stores, so I guess you get what you pay for. The little box is also nice and practical for keeping things like small barrettes or things like paper clips and thumbtacks later. (Of if you have a child who likes Polly Pocket, this could be a shoe keeper!)

Name: Be My Love Edible Jewelry Kit
    RATING:
  • 10 SUPERB
  • 9 YUMMY
  • 8 TASTY
  • 7 WORTH IT
  • 6 TEMPTING
  • 5 PLEASANT
  • 4 BENIGN
  • 3 UNAPPEALING
  • 2 APPALLING
  • 1 INEDIBLE
Brand: Au'some
Place Purchased: Walgreen's (Echo Park)
Price: $.99
Size: unknown
Calories per ounce: unknown
Categories: Chalk (Dextrose), Au'some, United States

POSTED BY Cybele AT 9:37 am Tracker Pixel for Entry    

Comments
  1. Cybele, as I sit here munching, I wonder - have you tried Kahlua Belgian Milk Chocolate Bar? You oughta review it, it’s tasty.  I’m eager to see what you’d rate it, I give it about an 8.

    Comment by Tindy on 2/11/07 at 11:23 am #
  2. I saw a candy jewelry kit at Target but I decided to act my age and not buy it.

    Comment by C on 2/11/07 at 3:26 pm #
  3. No picture of your candy creation?

    Comment by leigh on 2/11/07 at 8:24 pm #
  4. This is a totally cute idea. I love jewelry beading and making. I’m actually thinking of ways to create charm bracelets for the gold charms I just bought!

    Comment by Tori on 4/14/07 at 9:26 am #

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