Signs It Will Be A Sparkling Spring!

New Swarovski Crystal Spring Summer Innovations and Trends Progressive

Early Signs It Will be a Sparkling Spring!

Crystal lovers and designers are already gearing up for spring! Awe Spring…how we love thee! Spring has not sprung quite yet, but this year (especially) seams that people are more than ready to welcome Spring in and all its’ rays of glory!

In the last two weeks people have been coming out of the woodwork scooping up all kinds of Swarovski Crystal Styles and Colors that are absolutely perfect for Spring.

Just the thought of Spring gets our colorful & creative juices flowing overtime, so here are some of the most popular Crystals to get you in the mood!

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Provence-Lavender Chrysolite Blend is an exceptionally lovely two-toned color blended to perfection. Swarovski’s has infused it’s timeless distinction into this graceful shade, bringing the best of both influences into one element that is absolutely ideal for all of your Spring jewelry designs.

Swarovski Crystal 6106 Pearshape Pendant Aquamarine blue color

 Aquamarine is the March birthstone color which is an exquisite hue of soft Caribbean blue water reflecting a crystal transparency, resulting in a beautiful pastel azure-like quality.

Swarovski Crystal Aquamarine 5601 Cube Beads

Swarovski Crystal BeadsPendants and Pearls have a timeless elegance that is essential for creating stylish and dynamic jewelry.

Swarovski Crystal Cube Necklace Design Inspiration

The 5601 Swarovski Crystal Cube beads have re surged in popularity in the recent years. People are creating all kinds of trendy jewelry, such as these types of Sex-In-The-City inspired necklaces.

Swarovski Crystal Cube Necklace design Inspiration Sex in the city inspired

5601-4mm Cube Beads in Rose and Amethyst.

Swarovski Crystal 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Violet  Swarovski Crystal 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Violet Opal

Swarovski Crystal 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Violet and Violet Opal

Violet is a lovely pastel purple and Violet Opal is a soft, ethereal type of purple with an opalescent color mixed in. Both are quintessential spring colors.

  Swarovski Crystal Beaded bracelet in violet and violet opal

Swarovski Crystal Violet and Violet Opal Bicone beaded bracelet Design Inspiration

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Swarovski Crystal 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Violet AB and Violet AB 2X

If you’re a gal who enjoys a bit more sparkle in your life, the Violet AB is coated on half of the bead for a charming iridescent shine.

Now if you’re a gal who really likes to go big with her bling, then the Violet AB 2X is perfect for you! You’ve got the hole enchilada covered here baby, with a spectacular array of shimmering colors which simply put, is a feast for your eyes!

Swarovski Crystal Mint Alabaster Bracelet Design Inspiration

Swarovski Crystal 5000 Round Beads in Mint Alabaster Bracelet Design Inspiration 

Mint Alabaster is a unique crystal in that it is a solid opaque, green color in a soft pastel tone. Mint green became a popular jewelry and wedding trend last year and continues to captivate our attention.

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This minty marvel is a flawless Spring and Summer hue and if you like that special touch of sparkle, the Mint Alabaster AB is scrumptious!

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Swarovski Crystal 5754 Butterfly Beads and 5744 Flower Beads

Nothing says Spring more than butterflies and flowers! These delightful styles are a sweet reflection for our love of nature. As the colorful flowers blossom and the beautiful butterflies flutter about, there seams to be magic in the air.

Swarovski Crystal Spring Beacelet Design and Instructions

Swarovski Crystal “Spring Meadow” Bracelet Design and Instructions

Awaken from winter’s slumber to spring’s fresh bounty, reflected in a bracelet that breathes new beginnings. Daintily crafted crystal shades of emerald, fern, and chartreuse with flashes of coral, cherry, and crimson, are set off with delicate Easter eggs of tactile smoothness. Featured elements include 6754 Butterfly Pendants, 6744 Flower Pendants, 6028 Xilion Oval Pendants and 5810 Swarovski Neon Pearls.

Swarovski Crystal Luminous Green    Swaovski_Crystal_5000_Round_Beads_Chrystolite_Champagne

Swarovski Crystal 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Crystal Luminous Green and 5000 Round Beads in Chrysolite Champagne

If you’re looking for unique spring colors to incorporate in your jewelry designs, these two coatings express a graceful combination of two ideal spring tones, green and yellow.

They both have a light green base, blended with soft yellowish hues, topped of with a splash of sparkle. This delightful union is unique, subtle, and stylish, and would be a divine compliment to your Spring creations.

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Keep Smiling and Keep Sparkling!

Harmony and Kashi

Harmony with her favorite furry buddy, wonder girl Kashi!

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Enjoy Getting “All Wrapped Up” In This Elegant Bracelet Design Featuring the New Trend-Setting Color Graphite

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New Swarovski Crystal “All Wrapped Up” Bracelet ~ Free Design and Instructions

This elegant multi-stranded Bicone and charm bracelet is a beautiful project highlighting the new Graphite color in a variety of styles, all wrapped up into one design.

Graphite is a color that adds depth and distinction to designs with it’s refined and graceful qualities. This color is on trend, as designers and fashion enthusiasts being drawn towards complex beauty which makes the perfect transition between Jet black and Crystal Silver Night.

SWAROVSKI Crystals used in this design:

Swarovski Crystal 5000-6mm Round Beads 30 pieces of Graphite

Swarovski Crystal 5328-3mm Xilion Bicone Beads 20 pieces of Graphite

Swarovski Crystal 5328-4mm Xilion Bicone Beads 36 pieces of Graphite AB

Swarovski Crystal 5328-6mm Xilion Bicone Beads 33 pieces of Graphite

Swarovski Crystal 6000-11×5.5mm Lancia Pendants 30 pieces of Graphite

Swarovski Crystal 6106-16mm Lancia Pendants 6 pieces of Graphite

Supplies:

6 6mm jump rings

4 ½ rings of bracelet memory wire

Instructions:

Step 1: Using a round nose plier turn one end of the memory wire backwards creating a closed loop.

Step 2: Slide on three 4mm 5328 Graphite AB.

Step 3: In pattern slide on three 6mm 5328 Graphite, three 4mm 5328 Graphite AB, three 6mm 5000 Graphite, one 3mm 5328 Graphite, three 11×5.5mm 6000 and one 3mm 5328 Graphite. Repeat this pattern nine more times. Then slide on three 6mm 5328 Graphite, and three 4mm 5328 Graphite AB. Turn the other end of the memory wire backwards creating a closed loop.

Step 4: Using a jump ring attach one 16mm 6106 Graphite to the closed loop at one end of the bracelet. Repeat two more times.

Step 5: Repeat Step 4 on other end of bracelet to finish.

Free Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Design using New Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Graphite multi stranded bracelet

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Hope you have fun making and wearing this new color and bracelet design!

Show Your Love For Valentine’s Day With This DIY “Sparkling Love Patches” Design

Free Swarovski Crystal DIY Designs Embelishd Clothing Sparkling Love Patches Shirt

DIY Sewing Swarovski Crystal on Hearts on Sweater with “Sparkling Love Patches”

I’ll be honest, I fell hard for this one! I saw it. I loved it. I want to make it!

Really and truly I LOVE this cute idea! There is certainly a little more love in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner and now there can be some extra love…well…on your elbos 🙂

Below are the pictures and step-by-step instructions, but keep in mind, you can also use Swarovski Crystal Flatbacks to embellish these hearts with sparkles. You can either iron them on or use the Bejeweler  Hot Fix Tool using the 2078 Round Flatbacks with Hot Fix, or apply E6000 glue to adhere the 2058 Rhinestones with help from this time-saving, handy-dandy Krystal Katana tool.

Either way, you’ll shine this Valentine’s Day with sparkle & spirit!

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches Instructions

SWAROVSKI Crystals used in this project:

Swarovski Crystal Sew-on Stones 3188 5 mm 143 pieces Crystal Paradise Shine

(Swarovski makes it easy to personalize your look by choosing your favorite color from virtually any color you can dream of)

Tools and Supplies

Supplies: Alcantara, 10x20cm red, Fusible interlining 10×20 cm, Nylon thread, transparent and 1x Sweater.

Tools: Darning needle, Felt pen, Iron, Scissors, Sewing needle and a Sheet of paper.

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches

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DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches Step 3

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches Step 4

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches Step 5

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches with Hearts

DIY Swarovski Crystal Design Idea Sewing Crystals onto Sweater Sparkling Love Patches Instructions

STEP 1: Print and cut out the pattern for the patch and punch holes into the marked spots using a darning needle as shown in the illustrations along with this step.

STEP 2: Place the pattern over the red Alcantara fabric and cut out the heart shape and mark through the holes with the felt pen. Place the prepared red Alcantara heart over the fusible interlining and cut out the shape. Repeat this step for the other heart pattern with a different dot layout.

STEP 3: Place both the heart shaped fusible interlining and Alcantara hearts over the arms of the sweater (one on top of the other) and iron them.

STEP 4: Cut 1m nylon thread and sew the Swarovski Sew-on Stones art. 3188 5mm Crystal Paradise Shine F into the marked places on the Alcantara fabric using three stitches as depicted in the illustrations with this step. Repeat this step to cover all the marked dots on both patterns on each of the arms.

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Have a Lovely and Sparkling Valentine’s Day!

Sneak Peek! New Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations and Trends!

New Swarovski Crystal Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

Here is your Sneak Peek of the New Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations and Trends – The Balance of Nature!

It sure is an exciting day when Swarovski launches their brand new Innovation line! I know for all of you Swarovski Crystal lovers, there is so much to awe, admire and drool over!

I am working as fast as possible to bring you all of the information and everything will be up on the website just as soon as my little fingers can move 🙂 In the meantime…enjoy swooning over these beautiful new crystals and stay tuned for more trends and information to come!

Two New Swarovski Colors

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Graphite and Yellow Opal

New Swarovski Crystal Color Bicone Beads Graphite AB Spring Summer 2017 Innovations  New Swarovski Crystal Color Bicone Beads Yellow Opal AB Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

Graphite AB and Yellow Opal AB

New Swarovski Spring Summer Innovations Classic AIR

Swarovski Crystal and Jewelry Trend AIR – CLASSIC

A breath of air, central to our very existence, remains a potent symbol of calm for all those wishing to retreat from the pressure of daily life.  As the contemporary mindset seeks to pare down to life’s essentials and dispose of unnecessary burdens, these pure shapes provide the answer.

New Swarovski Pearl 5810 Crystal Pearlescent White Pearl Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

The New 5810 Swarovski Crystal Pearlescent White Pearl is a fresh interpretation on the classic White Pearl, that reflects the deep desire for calm with a graceful purity that appears both matte and shiny at the same time.

4485 Twister Fancy Stone New Swarovski Crystal Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Image

The New cut 4485 Twister Fancy Stone was inspired by a windmill and reminiscent of a four-pointed star, reflects this airy theme. Symbolizing the vagaries of the wind, this dynamic stone possesses streamlined facets and smooth edges that seem to imply movement even at rest.

New Swarovski Crystal Dragonfly Charm Pendants Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Images  New Swarovski Crystal Dragonfly Charm Pendants Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Multi Colored Image

Equally expressive of this classic theme, the New Swarovski Crystal Pavé Dragonfly Pendant dazzles with filigree pavé finished wings, available in single or multicolored versions. The pendant’s gracefully upturned wings intensify the creature’s life-like plasticity.

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Here is a sneak peek of the soft and elegant Swarovski color and coating combinations within the Classic AIR trend to be explored in further detail in posts to come.

New Swarovski Crystal Innovations Romantic Earth Color and Jewelry Trends

Swarovski Crystal and Jewelry Trend EARTH – ROMANTIC

Timeless romantic design embraces the confluence of the natural worlds of our planet.

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In such an arena, the stunning new Swarovski Crystal color Graphite, a strong, bluish grey-black color with a completely homogenous surface, is perfectly at home. Elegant and mysterious, it forms the perfect gradient transition between Crystal Silver Night and Jet. Graphite is perfect for power-driven designs or for use as an inspired accent to add depth to modern folk creations.

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The Swarovski Crystal 5728 Scarab Bead, referencing the scarab beetle, is made with an innovative crystal cutting technology combined with a detailed molding of the head and wings.

New Swarovski Crystal 2034 Concise Flatback Crystal Light Chrome Spring Summer 2017 Innovations New Swarovski Crystal 2798 Contour Flatback Crystal Golden Shadwo Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

New Swarovski 2034 Concise Flatback  New Swarovski 2798 Contour Flatback

Swarovski Crystal and Jewelry Trend FIRE – GLAMOUR

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Vibrant, eye-catching colors are the mainstay of the over-the-top glamour favored equally by celebrities of stage and screen or indeed any woman who stands out because of her confident and passionate persona.

New Swarovski Crystal Color Yellow Opal  Pearshape Fancy Stone Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

The new color, Yellow Opal, is completely at home in this majestic company, finding its inspiration in the gemstone Citrine. Yellow Opal is a true first in the Swarovski crystal assortment: its bright yellow shade has been given a matte, opalescent finish that combines sheer color power with genuine gemstone appeal. Its cool edge is just right for modern casualwear, as is its bright yet refined shine for any accessory.

New Swarovski Crystal 5751 Panther Bead Spring Summer 2017 Innovations
Fiery glamour would not be complete without an iconic statement piece, and this challenge is answered with flair and attitude by Swarovski’s new 5751 Panther Bead. Strong and sensual with a uniquely feminine mystique, this artistically designed Panther Bead elevates the art of crystal cutting to exciting new heights.

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The new Swarovski Crystal 2205 Flame Flatback lights this innovative line on fire! This original shape feels as though it is alive with movement, burning and glowing from the inside out. Discover how this cut will set your designs ablaze, adding new depth and dimension to your rhinestone projects.

New Swarovski Crystal Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Glamour Fire Color and Trends Inspiration

Here is a sneak peek of the rich and seductive Swarovski color and coating combinations within the Glamorous FIRE trend to be explored in further detail in posts to come.

Swarovski Crystal and Jewelry Trend WATER – PROGRESSIVE

New Swarovski Crystals Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Progressive Water color Trends

Water is an essential element in the essence of life. It is both transparent and opaque in the same instance. It can express soft and powerful qualities, as well as be both dark and light. Water lives in harmony with its differing qualities, it is an amazing aspect of life. Here are a few beautiful interpretation of sea life solidified in crystal!

New Swarovski Crystal 1695 Sea Urchin Round Stone Spring Summer 2017 Innovations New Swarovski Crystal 2612 Jelly Fish Flatback Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

Swarovski 1695 Sea Urchin Round Stone     Swarovski 2612 Jelly Fish Flatback

New Swarovski Crystal 6533 Raindrop Pendant Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

This gorgeous new Swarovski Crystal 6533 Raindrop Pendant beautifully captures the elegance of a single raindrop. Its multilayered cut creates a playful sparkle that can be used in both understated and opulent designs.

New Swarovski Crystal 6730 Radiolarian Pendant Spring Summer 2017 Innovations New Swarovski Crystal 6731 Sea Snail Pendant Spring Summer 2017 Innovations

Swarovski 6730 Radiolarian Pendant    Swarovski 6731 Sea Snail Pendant

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New Swarovski Crystal BeCharmed Pave Bead in Ocean Colors

New Swarovski Crystal Spring Summer 2017 Innovations Progressive Water Color and Trends Image

This is a sneak peek of the colorful interesting and vibrant Swarovski color and coating combinations within the Progressive WATER trend to be explored in further detail in posts to come.

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Hope you have been inspired by these new Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations! There is much more information to come, so please stop by again soon!

Keep Smiling & Keep Sparkling!