New SWAROVSKI FALL/WINTER 2020/21 INNOVATIONS!

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SWAROVSKI PRESENTS FALL/WINTER 2020/21 INNOVATIONS AND INSPIRATIONS

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Watch this video highlighting the new Swarovski Crystal Fall and Winter styles, colors, trends & more!

Rainbows of Light is elated to introduce Swarovski’s new crystal innovations for Fall/Winter 2020/21! The theme for this Swarovski launch is Love ALL, a reflection on the desire to give life more meaning and optimism and to prioritize how we feel over what we have.

The need for emotional connection has deepened our desire for the authentic and the real. This attitude is echoed in Fall/Winter 2020/21’s aptly-named theme, Love All, and summed up in four moods: Then & Now explores the sensuous sophistication of reworked Forties-inspired vintage; Extreme & Casual embraces a new relaxed extravagance; Modern & Romantic unveils the charm of tender elegance;and Wild & Chic unlocks the power of untamed femininity. All for the love of crystal.

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NEW SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL PEARL COLORS MULBERRY PINK AND ELDERBERRY

spr-launch-fw20-21-online-banner-berry-960x1360px-final-1-.jpgThe newest Swarovski crystal pearl color Mulberry Pink is muted rosy pink tone whose allure was inspired by the wild outdoors and nature’s bounty. It’s splendid raspberry undertones and gentle rose hues strengthen the value of incorporating organic influences in your jewelry designs. Colors that reflect a natural appearance help to balance out the effects of the digital world, nurturing our inherent love for Mother Nature.

Elderberry is the newest Swarovski crystal pearl color for your jewelry designs and creative endeavors. This medium to deep purple toned Swarovski Pearl has a subdued richness paying homage to organic Elderberries found in nature. Integrating natural looking elements into your jewelry designs is a beautiful way to convey your love for the natural environment.

NEW SWAROVSKI RICE PEARL

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A brand-new style of Pearl bead has been developed by Swarovski called the Rice Pearl and it is a fantastic addition to the crystal Pearl family, as it brings you more design choices for your jewelry, accessories and apparel. The 5824 Swarovski Rice Pearl is a splendid response to a more natural aesthetic and is ideal for making intricate jewelry and accessory designs. Create exquisite adornments for all types of garments particularly delicate embroidery in formal and wedding attire.

NEW SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL EFFECTS ROSE PEACH SHIMMER & ROSE PEACH SHIMMER 2X

Swarovski’s newest color addition to the Shimmer line is the exceptionally gorgeous Rose Peach Shimmer. This medium toned color is a fusion of softness and intensity delightfully blending rosy pinks with soft orange hues, creating a refined elegance of warmth and femininity.

Rose Peach Shimmer

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Rose Peach Shimmer 2X

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The Shimmer coating is a new Swarovski Crystal Effect that was inspired by the famous and extremely popular Aurora Borealis (AB) coating, but is a more delicate sparkle. The difference between the two Effects is that the AB coating refracts intense yellow, pink, and blue sparkles and can sometimes overpower the original color underneath. The Shimmer coating is a softer, less intense yellows and blues than the AB coating, creating a subtle and elegant shimmering appearance.

Swarovski Crystal 5000 Round Beads Featuring Rose Peach Shimmer

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NEW SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL EFFECTS Erinite Shimmer & Black Diamond Shimmer

Erinite Shimmer

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Black Diamond Shimmer

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Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer

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 Light Sapphire Shimmer

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Light Siam Shimmer

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NEW Swarovski Crystal 2365 Paisley Flatbacks Hot Fix and No Hot Fix

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The new Swarovski Crystal Paisley Flatbacks Hot Fix is right on trend with the resurgence of the 60’s and 70’s style. The paisley motif is an ornamental silhouette featuring a teardrop-shaped style with a curved end and has a rich history in many cultures throughout thousands of years being associated with fertility, the yin-yang symbol, artistically bohemian, and is emblematic of the “summer of love”. There are endless creative opportunities for you to play with using the Paisley Crystal Flatback Rhinestones, from symmetry to asymmetry formations, creating stand out nail designs and fluid organic looks for jewelry, accessories and/or apparel.

2471 Cushion Cut Flatback

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The Swarovski Crystal Cushion Cut Flatback is a gorgeous new addition for your designing pleasure. The timeless nature of the cushion cut shape was derived from a pillow and its distinguishing characteristic is its rounded edges. The Cushion Cut style has had a major resurgence in popularity due to its effortless elegance & femininity. This Cushion Cut Crystal Flat back can be glued onto clothing, jewelry, accessories and anything else you want to enhance with sparkles.

Swarovski Crystal 86601 Cabachon Pave Flatback

cabachon-flatback-3.jpg Introducing the stunning 86601 Swarovski Crystal Pave Flatback! This eye-catching Cabochon showcases brilliant shine featuring clusters of tiny crystals in a dazzling pave expression of multidimensional sparkle. This new Crystal Pave Cabochon blends seamlessly with the trend for tactile effects. Its streamlined silhouette and flat back means it can easily be glued to a variety of surfaces making exquisite additions to your DIY projects, jewelry accents & centerpieces.

New Swarovski Crystal LacquerPRO Delight Effects

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As fashion color trends transform from the subdued gender-neutral tones of preceding seasons, a fresh candy-colored pallet begins to flourish, celebrating the power of modern femininity. This prospering influence of color is displayed exquisitely in Swarovski’s Crystal LacquerPRO DeLite effects. These colors are mutually romantic and strong, embracing the no-label generation, amplifying depth and clarity accentuated by brilliant facets radiating exceptional sparkle and beauty.

New Swarovski Crystal Electric LacquerPRO Violet

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Unleashing an electrifying jolt of neon-bright color, Swarovski’s freshest innovation is the Crystal Electric LacquerPRO Violet. The intensity of this vivid purple hue emanates from a lacquer coating containing UV pigments that make it glow under light. This artfully imitates the artificial hues emanating by the screen-based technology that dominates modern life.

 Swarovski Crystal Electric Violet Flatbacks Glow Under Light

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Swarovski Crystal 4883 Mini Heart Fancy Stones

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Fall in love with the Swarovski Crystal 4883 Mini Heart Fancy Stones. These tiny beauties have boundless potential for embellishing eye-wear, watches, jewelry and accessories. These petite crystal hearts are particularly suitable for nail art and beauty applications.

Swarovski Crystal Mini Pear Fancy Stone

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Swarovski Crystal Mini Oval Fancy Stone

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Swarovski Crystal 4595 Elongated Imperial Fancy Stones

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Reconstruct the past and add a touch of modern feasibility using the 4595 Elongated Imperial Crystal Fancy Stones from Swarovski. This classically opulent style accentuates a longer silhouette perfect for modern and contemporary designs. Use a variety of settings for this crystal to create an array of looks ideal for highlighting accessories, jewelry and DIY designs.

4683 Fantasy Hexagon Fancy Stones

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 Crystal Setting Options to make easy DIY jewelry

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The Swarovski Crystal 4683 Fantasy Hexagon Fancy Stone is a style that is formulated with equilateral triangles embracing contemporary sensibility, with thin silhouettes amid a modern geometric shape. Use these stones with settings un-plated, gold or rhodium plating to create quality timeless looks where DIY designs where easy application is essential.

4483 Fantasy Cushion Cut Fancy Stones

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The Swarovski Crystal 4483 Fantasy Cushion Cut Fancy Stone is an elegant new addition for your designing pleasure, inspiring us to reflect on the fabulous Forties era. The enduring nature of the cushion cut shape was derived from a pillow and its distinguishing characteristic is its rounded edges. The Cushion Cut style has had an outstanding resurgence in popularity due to its effortless elegance & femininity. Use these stones with settings un-plated, gold or rhodium plating to create premium classic looks where DIY designs where easy application is essential.

Swarovski Crystal 3271 Slim Triangle Sew On Stones

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The new three holed elongated Swarovski Crystal triangle sew-on stone’s silhouette makes seamless patterning easy. The larger 18x21mm size leads the way in standout statements perfect for dance sport costumes, footwear, accessories and apparel.

We hope you fell in LOVE with these New Fall and Winter Swarovski Crystal Styles, Colors & Effects!

Swarovski continues to raise the brilliancy bar to higher heights, bringing you more clarity and shine than ever before.

Stay Tuned, there’s lots more to come!

Fashion & jewelry trends + Design Inspirations & Videos. Until then, keep shining and

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Free Swarovski Crystal Earring Design Inspiration & Kit Featuring the Lovely Rose Water Opal

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Swarovski’s lovely color Rose Water Opal is a soft and delicate hue of light pink combined with a milky, gentle opaque, opalescent quality that is delicate and graceful.

This Delightful Swarovski Crystal Earring Design & Kit Features the 6106 Pearshape Pendants in the Stunning Light Amethyst Shimmer and Compliments the Rose Water Opal Beautifully!

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Special Promotion: Receive 1 Free Necklace or Bracelet Kit with all orders over $50 (while supplies last)

Free Swarovski Crystal Rose Water Opal Necklace or Bracelet Kit

Free Swarovski Crystal Rose Water Opal Kit includes 1 rose gold headpin, 6 6mm Swarovski crystal cube beads & 2 4mm Gold Light Rose Squaredelle’s. Excludes chain.

Quick & Easy DIY Video on How to Make Swarovski Crystal Necklaces and/or Bracelets

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Have Fun Creating!

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Spooky, Sparkly & Stylish ~ Swarovski Crystal Skull Beads & Design Ideas

Create Your Spooky, Sparkly, Stylish Pieces Highlighting Swarovski Crystal 5750 Skull Beads – Perfect for Your Halloween, Day of the Dead, or Edgy Fashionista Looks!

Watch this Video for Jewelry Design Ideas & a Special Treat Too…

This video highlights the 5750-13mm Swarovski Crystal Skull Beads. The Skull Beads are a thick 3D type of bead with lots of detail in the face and edgy faceting all around. The hole runs directly through the center vertically and there are many gorgeous colors & Crystal Effects to choose from.

We have a Special 15% Discount on all Swarovski Crystal Skull Beads Now, only until Supplies Last!

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Swarovski Crystal 5750 Skull Beads in Crystal Rose Gold 2X

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The side profile shows you how thick the actual bead is and how much detail has been carved out using Swarovski’s precision cut faceting structure.

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Skull Beads Design Inspiration Featuring the Swarovski Crystal 5750-13mm Skull Beads in Crystal Silver Night. Below I used the 5040-6mm Jet Rondelle Bead and the 5540-12mm Artemis Beads in Jet. For the sparkling crown, I used the 5920-6mm Squaredelle Beads in Silver Jet. The silver flowerette bead is not a Swarovski product, I found it at my local Joann’s store. The Swarovski Crystal Pave Ball at the top is the 86001-8mm Jet Hematite. I made this Crystal Skull design into earrings, but it would make a great statement pendant as well.

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For a unique speckled look, try the Patina Effect, which comes in a Gold Patina, Rose Patina, Black Patina or White Patina

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For the crown, the 5920-8mm Gold Squaredelles are gorgeous!

5830 Gold Swarovski Crystal Pave Balls

For a big wow topper, the 5830-8mm Swarovski Crystal Pave Balls in Gold Crystal is a showstopper!

Have fun creating sparkling jewelry with the Swarovski Skull Beads!

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At Rainbows of Light we only sell Genuine Swarovski Crystals Wholesale to the Public, offering you thousands of shapes, colors and sizes to choose from. We have no tax or surcharges and always provide Free U.S. Shipping on all orders over $100.00. This Guarantees you receive the best prices anywhere on all your favorite Swarovski Crystals!
We can order anything Swarovski makes within the components division – even if it’s not listed on our website rainbowsoflight.com. Please contact us for anything you’re interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
Happy Birthday Sheri

 

Featured Designer: Judith Glassman Jewelry Designs

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Judith Glassman Jewelry Designs is owned and operated by Judith Glassman, who is a wonderfully sweet and dynamic woman! She has been creating beautifully unique necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and custom designs since the 1960’s. It was love at first creation for her and she has continued to expanded her repertoire over the years, incorporating Swarovski Crystals, semi-precious stones, Lucite, vintage glass and buttons into her one-of-a-kind jewelry designs.

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Among Judith’s talents, she has written many books that crafters and jewelry makers have found to be very insightful. She was receiving so many questions about where she found her supplies, that it inspired her to write her first book entitled New York Guide to Craft Supplies, for Workman Publishing, followed by the New New York Guide to Craft Supplies. Then publishers were asking her to create crafts books, which lead to The National Guide to Craft SuppliesStep by Step Beadcraft, and The Sweater Book. She also found time to write craft articles for The New York Times and New York magazine, as well as designing sweaters for the Good Housekeeping Needlecraft Institute.

She went on to write non-fiction books and articles on many subjects ranging from music, cancer survivors, and computer technology. The need to create jewelry exploded again in 2001. One winter morning a cold necklace led her to add fiber as a jewelry material. For years she sold to private customers and as fate would have it, jewelry became a true business in 2015, when she made the leap to create her own website. Below are just a few representation of her jewelry, but please visit her website to see all of her designs, and hes’s always more than happy to create a custom design just for you!

Gorgeous Necklaces Seek Lovely Necks

“Which piece of clothing do you choose first when you get dressed? I choose a necklace. It’s Act I, Scene I in the Judith Theater. It’s the dramatic moment when the star sweeps on the stage, the focus of attention. The necklace sets the mood, the emotional tone. Then I choose my clothes.”

Swarovski Crystal Necklace Design by Judith Glassman

This beautiful Swarovski Crystal Necklace Features the Faceted Round Disc Pendant

Lovely Lilac

The gorgeous purple and pink hues of the Swarovski effect called Crystal Lilac Shadow, infuse a dynamic color palette to this elegant necklace design that is further entranced by the lighter and darker shades of Crystal Silver Night.

“Emotionally complex. The muted lilac is as soft as a velvet glove, controlling the hard-edge glitter of the Crystal Silver Night. Breathtaking.”

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This Striking Handmade Necklace Features Swarovski Crystal Spike Beads and Pendants

Jean-Paul Gaultier Spike

Spike beads and jewelry have become very popular over the years, and this exclusive necklace design expresses more of a fancy edgy style, while still being very graceful and refined.

Designed by Jean Paul Gaultier for Swarovski, the Spike and Double Spike are edgy and forceful. Wear this necklace when you’re facing disagreement from powerful opponents. Its angles intensify your tenacity and  unwavering determination. It inspires you with persuasive win-win concepts.  Go for it!

Earrings

Earrings are the jewelry pieces most intimate with your face. They light up your eyes and your skin with their sparkle. You choose their length and shape to complement the shape of your face. If your dress or blouse or sweater are full of color and pattern you may decide not to wear a necklace and put on a pair of glamorous earrings instead.

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These Beaded Hoop Earrlings Feature Swarovski Bicones in Crystal Rose Gold 2X

Golden Hoops

Hoop Earrings are always a stylish look and these beaded Swarovski Crystal hoops will add a splash of glam to your attire. The Rose Gold plating is especially on trend, and its soft metallic hues compliment all types of skin tones, and can be worn during every season.

“If you like hoop earrings, give this variation a try. These hoops are written in the soft glitter of rose gold; your ears and eyes will thank you.”

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Beautiful Blue Dangle Earrings Featuring Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals

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These dainty, elegant pair of Swarovski Crystal earrings highlight the multifaceted Rondelle bead that captures and reflects the light exquisitely. The popular Aquamarine color is a glorious pastel azure-like hue that is quite eye-catching. This three tiered crystal and chain style is beautiful as well as multi functional, looking lovely for special occasions or every-day wear.

The only reaction possible to these magically blue earrings is love at first sight. Bestsellers.”

What’s the Best Thing About Bracelets?

Simple. Like rings, you can see them. You’re eating or texting or walking or driving. Your bracelet catches your eye. You love it and it makes you smile.

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This Colorful Bracelet Stands Out with Cloisonne Disc’s and Swarovski Crystal Beads

A Garden on Your Wrist

This bracelet just makes me happy! The wonderful interplay of multiple colors, intricate patterns and a chunky, yet whimsical style, makes me think of a field of flowers on a bright and sunny day. I just want to wrap by wrist around it and become lost in a daydream!

Top quality cloisonne, fine detail, vivid colors. There are only a few of these left. I haven’t found any cloisonne beads that I like as much but stay tuned. I keep looking and have confidence. Hmmm…maybe some delicate filigree with dazzling crystal.”

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This Graceful Bracelet Design Integrates Kunzite, Ruby, Rock Crystal, and Seed Pearls

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This alluring bracelet design blends both delicate natural crystals seamlessly with larger asymmetrical stones, for a truly unique expression of beauty.

Most of the ingredients in this bracelet are well-mannered, discreet, old-fashioned. Then there are those kunzite nuggets. Delicate pale pink, to be sure. Irresistibly iridescent. But bigger, irregular shapes. Internal sheets at different depths shimmer when you move your wrist. Powerful. Clearly the leaders of the pack.

If you see something you like or if one of the pieces gives you an idea for something a little different, a little special, a little “you” – please drop Judith a line and she is happy to make your design come true!

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We can order anything Swarovski makes within the components division – even if it’s not listed on our website rainbowsoflight.com. Please contact us for anything you’re interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
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Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
Happy Birthday Sheri

How One Creative Christmas Became a Celebration in Giving!

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Aaaahhh Christmas, how I love thee! You bring joy, cheer and magic into our lives. You warm our hearts and inspire us to give. You remind us that it truly does feel better to give, than to receive and this year especially, I was touched by this enchanting feeling more deeply than ever.

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Kashi’s all smiles next to this homemade giving tree!

We’re lucky enough to be able to walk to the post office each day to ship the packages full of sparkles to all of our wonderful customers. While we were on our way back, we passed by a house in our neighborhood who had created a giving tree. This absolutely warmed my heart! What a fabulous idea! There were hats, gloves, treats and knick-knacks hanging from the tree and more goodies in the box below. “The Giving Tree” was my favorite book growing up and I instantly felt like a kid again!

As we walked home, my heart was full and I was inspired to give more this year!

I thought about what I could do to bring a smile to someones face and infuse a little more joy into their hearts… and then it hit me…

I could give the gift of SPARKLES – SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS OF COURSE!

I actually make and give Swarovski Crystal jewelry and sun catchers beaded to hang in windows every year to friends and family, so I thought, how can I get a little more creative this year?

How about, instead of me making the crystals for my friends (who lived in town), what if we all got together and had a Crystal Creating Celebration?! (P.S. If you mention Crystals and Celebration in the same sentence, you’ve got a winner & people will flock!)

It doesn’t have to be Christmas to do this with your friends. This is a fun and unique idea to celebrate any occasion, Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Promotions, Graduations, New Homes, Thank You/Appreciations, and/or just because you want to spend time with the ones you care about!

Needless to say…we had a ball!

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It can certainly get very busy around this time of year and spending time with the ones you care about (and who care about you) well, there’s really nothing better!

So I gathered up a variety of Swarovski Crystal Beads, Pendants, Pearls, along with tools, and findings from Harmony’s little Crystal work shop ;-)…and away I flew!

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It’s a Christmas Crystal Creating Celebration! This amount of fun seems downright criminal!  🙂

I landed at one of my best girlfriends house and just look at all this Christmas cheer!

We set our Christmas Crystal Crafting table up…

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Let the creativity begin…

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With so many beautiful Swarovski sparkles, it’s hard to know where to begin!

I learned that this can actually be quite a daunting task for some people who don’t bead regularly. I suggested a couple of tactics;

Choose Your Favorite Styles

Look at every style you see and choose your absolute favorites. What jumps out to you? Grab it and set it aside to create a pile in front of your own work station. This way, you won’t be so overwhelmed and you can begin with your most beloved.

You may hear things like, they’re just to pretty, they’re ALL my favorite! I hear you ladies! I’m in the same boat! So if that’s the case, then…

Choose your Favorite Styles Within Similar Color Combinations

Think about who you are making your gift for, (or for yourself). Feel their personality, think about where they might want to hang it in their house and what colors would represent them and/or their home the best. Then choose colors that express their personality. This helps tremendously and it’s extra special to think about that person, hold them in your heart while you’re creating something for them that you know they will LOVE!

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Helpful Tip: Arrange Your Boxes of Crystal Beads and Pearls in Similar Color Combinations

I store my crafting supplies in these easy to use bins. I find it so helpful to easily move them from room to room (or house to house). Wherever I will be doing my projects for that time, whether it’s outside on a nice sunny day, on the couch watching a movie with my hubby or at my girlfriends house. Wherever I go, my Crystals go with me….do I have a problem?? Nah …we’ll call it passion…I’m just extremely passionate 🙂

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Making Swarovski Crystal Sun Catchers

The gorgeous rainbows created by a Swarovski Crystal is what inspired my parents to call our family business “Rainbows of Light” Hang your Swarovski Crystal Pendants or Prisms in the window or car and watch the Rainbows of Light dance about. One of my best girlfriends refers to that special time of day when the sun catches the crystal just right, she calls it “Rainbow Power Hour!”

It brightens her life and makes a sunny day even more special!

This warms my heart beyond measure, to know that every day she is uplifted. Some of my earliest memories is helping my parents make beaded Crystal Sun Catchers. As a family, we would sell these at arts and craft fairs. My absolute favorite memories would be to watch peoples eyes instantly Light Up from all the rainbows!

It’s pure joy and completely infectious!

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Here’s my Dad with his Dad at his Crystal booth. Those smiles say it all!

I wanted to shar with you the deep rooted history I have with all of this because this day with my girlfriends, making sun catchers and seeing their faces and hearts light up, brought back so many special memories for me. I felt as though everything was coming full circle. The loving spirit in which my parents started this business, it wasn’t just a business, it was a way of life for all of us. Our whole family nurtured it in different ways. It has been this magical source of energy, always growing, evolving and above all, continually giving. This was the powerful energy that was instantly renewed in me that day.

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As we continued to create, the hours flew by, filling the house and our hearts with laughter and friendship. Before we knew it, her hubby came home and brought a few friends home with him. One girl, who I met for the first time, saw our craft table and was naturally intrigued. We said, come join us! She said, no that’s OK I’ve never beaded before so I’ll just sit a watch you. Well… I told you it’s infectious, the crystals are just too magnetic because literally not 5 minutes passed before she said , wow this looks like so much fun, I would LOVE to try and make one! My heart leapt for joy (again)

Then I hear a hubby say “I wish we were having as much fun as you ladies are!” Can you say, music to my ears!

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A Newbie to Beading, and Now She’s a Lifer!

Here’s the Sun Catcher that she made and I always love to see how unique everyone’s creative is. I would have never thought to combine these colors together and it’s beautiful! She kept holding it in the light and each time her smile would grow. As her smile grew, my my heart grew!

She used various Swarovski Crystal Beads in Erinite, Emerald, Jet and Crystal Golden Shadow. The larger Crystals include the 5556 Galactic Beads in Crystal Golden Shadow and Crystal Copper. The 5650-16mm Cubist Bead, along with many 5810 6mm  and 8mm Swarovski Pearls in Brown and Bronze. She ended it very creatively by using the 3231-28mm two hole Oval Sew On Stone in Emerald attached to the 6620-40mm Avant Garde Pendant in Crystal Copper.

She showed her hubby and it was so cute to see how much he lit up too! (Yes, even the toughest of men can enjoy beautiful sparkles). I could hear them saying, WOW where should we hang it? It would look great in our kitchen window…or maybe in our dinning room with all the natural light. My girlfriends’ hubby chimes in and says, we have one hanging in our kitchen window and I love it because every morning I come down and see all the rainbows shining in the room and it’s a great way to start the day. I was actually shocked, I’ll reiterate…this was a GROWN MAN who loves football, grilling out and all kinds of manly things, saying this! I LOVED it!

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New Sparkling Swarovski Designs

A very popular home, jewelry and fashion trend is the color gray. They say, gray is the new black. This is a sun catcher another friend made with gray tones such as Swarovski  Crystal Silver Shade and Black Diamond crystals, along with Light Grey, Platinum and she threw in a few Brown Pearls for a little contrast. It turned out beautifully!

The larger stones include the Swarovski Crystal 5523-12mm Cosmic Beads, the 5590-10mm wing Bead, 5650-16mm Cubist Bead, 5328-4mm Xilion Bicone Beads and the large Crystal at the bottom is the 6680-40mm Cosmic Pendant in Crystal Silver Shade. I used a Clear Crystal Rhodium Head Pin to put through the hole at the top then looped it around to hold in place. This gave it a gorgeous finishing touch.

Swarovski Pearls are an excellent product to bring to your Crystal Creating Party because of so many reasons. They are beautiful, their pearlescent coating is extremely durable, they have a crystal center that gives them weight, there are a huge variety of color options and they are (whisper this next word) inexpensive! (SSSHHH, that’s our little secret. They’ll never know)

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Giving Truly is Receiving!

Here is the sun catcher that my friend made for her Mom. It was so long that the actual Prism at the bottom was cut off, but I’m sure you can imagine the beauty  🙂 Her Mom collects Swarovski Ornaments and she had so much fun giving it to her the next week she visited. Her Mom Absolutely LOVED it!

Here is one of the nicest thank you’s I’ve ever received…

“I just wanted you to know the joy you have spread. My mom pretty much peed her pants with the gift of sparkles. She keeps sending me texts to show how pretty it is throughout the day. Here’s a pic for you. Thank you again for this precious gift of time and generosity with these amazing crystals. You da best! Much Love!”

Doesn’t this just warm your heart!

When you give from your heart, people feel it and appreciate the time and energy you put into making something special just for them. It doesn’t have to be much, it just needs to come from your heart.

I didn’t want, or expect anything in return because I had already been given the gift of giving, but look at this beautiful platter that magically appeared on my doorstep the next day…

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How sweet is this?! She knows me too well, I just LOVE it so much!

I found a special place for it in my kitchen and now her gift is the one that brightens my day!

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The gift of genuine friendships, is certainly a gift that keeps on giving!

This Christmas I wanted to give gifts with a lasting nature. Gifts that warm your heart and remind us of special times. Gifts that keep on giving. In turn, I received some of the greatest gifts of all. The warm and delightful gift of giving.

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Harmony and Wonder Girl, Kashi

Spring/Summer Swarovski Color, Jewelry Trends & Style Inspiration ~ Focusing on the CLASSIC Trend: AIR

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Swarovski New Spring/Summer 2017 Trends and Innovations:

THE BALANCE OF NATURE

Over the past 15 years technology and science have become a huge influence in our lives, from the way we meet, interact, live and even age. The constant influx of new technology has steadily become overwhelming, which has created a strong desire to step back and pause for thought.

In our technology-driven world, people are beginning to seek meaningfulness, fulfillment, and satisfaction in their daily lives. Wellbeing has become a global mantra.

Mindfulness, quietness and wellness is becoming increasingly important and will become even more prevalent as we move into the future.

All of this has an impact on us personally, culturally and globally on many levels including our desires within the fashion and design world as a whole.

During this process, we examine how we can reconnect with our inner selves by focusing on the eternal elements: Air, Earth, Water, and Fire – the basis of everything we need to exist.

Today I am focusing on color, style and  jewelry trends within the

CLASSIC Trend: AIR

(all photos are courtesy of Swarovski)

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A calm, luminescent palette of sophisticated neutrals, ranging from white to nude, pearl to soft grey, creates an element of solitude and an oasis of peace with the addition of barely-there lilac.

Swarovski Colors highlighted within this picture include:

Violet, Greige, Silk, Light Grey Opal, White Opal and Crystal.

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Spring and Summer Jewelry Design Inspiration

Silver metal and ultra-light elements alternate with crystal embellished details to create a calm, light look.

Large, single stone crystal jewelry, which is being referred to as a centering stone, combined with small stones, will become more popular. This style evokes a feeling of balance and purity.

Full body jewelry is on the rise as well as large crystals seeming to be suspended effortlessly in gravity-defying structures. Repeating double-sided elements express a meditative character, reflecting continuity and contemplation.

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Spring and Summer Fashion Inspiration:

A Return to Mother Nature is the overall theme, including lots of layering, organic textures and tone-on-tone color combinations.

In the quest for a greater emotional connection, touch and texture add a sensory experience to materials. Swarovski Crystal components in geometric patterns are integrated into sharp tailored designs to create a sense of stillness.

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“There is a desire to redesign the basics by giving them an emotional dimention, with an extra dose of soul to make them unique.” (Peclers, SS17).

Streamlined layering, with varying thicknesses of materials overlapping to form a single garment will be a trend. “Experiments with materials in monochrome and geometric shapes add texture and replace prints.” (Peclers, SS17).

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Highlighting a new aesthetic that is both minimal yet poetic, highlights this AIR trend beautifully.

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Swarovski 5810 Round Pearlescent White Pearl

The New Swarovski Crystal Pearlescent White Pearl evokes a sense of purity and calmness while adding a contemporary twist of a delicate sparkle that the regular White Pearl does not have.

With its white, irridescent, frosted mother-of-pearl look, it brings a modern update to a genuine classic. It demonstrates both a matte and a shinny look at the same time, that complements the ever popular Crystal AB perfectly.

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Swarovski 6533 Raindrop Pendants New Spring/Summer Innovations

The new Swarovski Crystal Raindrop Pendant is one of the most elegant and gorgeous styles they have produced! Its graceful and stylish shape is absolute perfection and will be a beautiful addition to all kinds of jewelry, especially wedding jewelry. It is ideal for earrings or a pendant for the bride, bridesmaids, mother of the bride and/or a guests. This style also has an every-day type of feel that would make a flawless addition to the very popular trend of stacking or layering necklaces.

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Swarovski Crystal 6905 Dragonfly Pendant

The Swarovski Crystal Dragonfly Pendant in Crystal Silver Shade or Crystal Golden Shadow is a whimsical style that wonderfully captures the essence of this AIR trend.

Dragonflies symbolize change in respect to self realization, a greater understanding of the universe and the deeper meaning of life. Dragonflies are associated with prosperity, harmony and growth, as well as being a sign of happiness, speed and purity.

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Spring and Summer Color Trends For This AIR Trend

Swarovski Violet Cube Beads

Light reddish purples such as Violet blends very well with Light Amethyst as well as the slightly deeper purple hues of Crystal Lilac Shadow and Amethyst. Beautiful Swarovski Pearls that complement this purple tone include Lavender and Mauve.

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Greige is a beautiful neutral tone that is a greyish tone blended with a light taupe, Golden Shadow type of color which makes it a nice neutral between the two color tones. The Swarovski Platinum Pearl complements the Greige nicely.

 Swarovski Crystal Silk Beads

Silk is a soft and airy color with hints of Light Peach that makes for a wonderful touch of sparkle in any design. It blends flawlessly with Light SilkCrystal Golden Shadow, and Light Colorado Topaz. Complementary Pearl colors within this color range include Peach, Powdered Almond, and Bronze.

Swarovski Crystal White Opal Beads

Swarovski Crystal White Opal is a milky, whitish, crystal color that is oh so dreamy! A real beauty for wedding jewelry and light, airy designs that pairs well with clear Crystal and Crystal AB.

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Swarovski Clear Crystal looks similar to a diamond and is one of the all time most popular choices for creating elegant jewelry designs. The versatility of clear Crystal is endless, it will pair exceptionally well with any color or effect and is especially perfect for wedding jewelry. Beautifully complementing Pearl colors include White, Pearlescent White, Ivory (which is a gem tone color and does not have the pearlescent coating) Cream, Light Creamrose and Creamrose.

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I hope this AIR trend sparks new inspiration for you to create  whimsical, delicate and /or romantic jewelry designs.

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 Harmony and Kashi

Signs It Will Be A Sparkling Spring!

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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.

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5601-4mm Cube Beads in Rose and Amethyst.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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!