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Fall Bracelet Design Inspiration Featuring these Graceful Beads in 4mm Round Swarovski Crystals and Pearls

Pairing the maroon undertones found in the Swarovski Burgundy Crystals and Pearls, with the deep royal purple shades captured within the Elderberry Pearls, creates a complimentary multilayered look of natural elements united with the elegance of shimmering crystals.

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 Create Your Own Beautiful Bracelets Using These Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pearls

Swarovski Crystal 5000-4mm Round Burgundy Beads

Swarovski Crystal 5810-4mm Round Burgundy Pearls

Swarovski Crystal 5810-6mm Round Elderberry Pearls

 Burgundy’s rich and complex hues signify elegance and sophistication. Burgundy symbolizes strength, vitality and high ambition. When you create jewelry and/or wear this shade, it helps to invoke these qualities within you and express them to the world.

Incorporating quintessential Autumn colors like Topaz into this pairing is another beautiful way to express your love for these complex tones.

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 Swarovski’s 5000-4mm Topaz Beads Creates a Beautiful Blend of Falls Favorite Colors and is November’s Birthstone

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Different Swarovski Styles Featuring Burgundy

Swarovski Crystal 5601 Burgundy Cube Beads

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Swarovski Crystal 5328 Burgundy Bicone Beads

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Find more Design Inspirations on our Pinterest Page

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A New Brilliant Way To ROCK 💎The Holidays!

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Showcase a Stunning Array of Diamond Cut Pave Elegance with the Swarovski Fine Rocks Tube Beads

Create Dynamic Necklaces, Bracelets & Earrings with this Chic Style

Here Are a Few Jewelry Design Inspiration’s to Have Fun With!

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 These Swarovski Jewelry Designs Features the Following Crystal Beads:

Swarovski Crystal 5950-15mm Fine Tube Rock Beads Stainless Steel End Caps Blending Jet & Crystal Metallic Silver

Swarovski Crystal 5040-6mm Rondelle Beads Black Diamond

Swarovski Crystal 5000-6mm Round Beads Jet Hematite

Swarovski Crystal 5820-5mm Rhinestone Rondelles Silver Jet 

Swarovski Crystal 5328-6mm Bicone Beads Crystal Light Chrome

Swarovski Crystal 5328-4mm Bicone Beads Crystal Silver Night

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Swarovski Crystal 5950-15mm Fine Tube Rock Beads Stainless Steel End Caps Blending Jet & Crystal Metallic Silver 

Swarovski Crystal 5040-8mm Rondelle Beads Jet

Swarovski Crystal 5820-5mm Rhinestone Rondelles Silver Jet 

Swarovski Crystal 5040-6mm Rondelle Beads Black Diamond

Swarovski Crystal 5000-6mm Round Beads Jet Hematite

Swarovski Crystal 5328-6mm Bicone Beads Crystal Light Chrome

Swarovski Crystal 5328-4mm Bicone Beads Crystal Silver Night

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Swarovski Crystal 5950-15mm Fine Tube Rock Beads Stainless Steel End Caps Blending Jet & Crystal Metallic Silver 

Swarovski Crystal 5000-6mm Round Beads Jet Hematite

Swarovski Crystal 5328-6mm Bicone Beads Crystal Light Chrome

Swarovski Crystal 5328-4mm Bicone Beads Crystal Silver Night

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Swarovski Crystal 5950-15mm Fine Tube Rock Beads Stainless Steel End Caps Blending Jet & Crystal Metallic Silver 

Swarovski Crystal 5000-8mm Round Beads Jet

Swarovski Crystal 5820-5mm Rhinestone Rondelles Silver Jet

Swarovski Crystal 5000-6mm Round Beads Jet Hematite

Swarovski Crystal 5328-6mm Bicone Beads Crystal Light Chrome

Swarovski Crystal 5328-4mm Bicone Beads Crystal Silver Night

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Pair this Beauty with the Stunning 6106 Pearshape Pendants in Crystal Silver Night  

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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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Shine Bright Birthday Girl!

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It’s one of my Best Girlfriend’s Birthday’s and I wanted to make her something extra special and sparkly! She Looooves sparkles! I’ve made her many Swarovski Crystal sun-catchers over the years and she has them hanging all over her home. She has one room with huge south facing windows and she loves texting me pictures of all the rainbows dancing about. She calls it Rainbow Power Hour! I love it, it always brightens my day!

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Here’s Lauren & I a few years ago having fun and celebrating the holidays together. I (left) have the goofiest look on my face (honestly, what am I doing???!!!) I really didn’t want to post this (so embarrassing) but it was a great one of her, and it is HER day after all…so I took one for the bestie team 😉

Anywhoes….the new Swarovski 6926-36mm Growing Crystal Rhombus Pendants are so absolutely STUNNING, that I knew she had to have one! I’ve been so inspired by these beauties that I made her a necklace that I’m sure she will love!

Here it is……

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She loves necklaces with large pendants that sit right on her upper chest as a brilliant focal point, so I handmade this little treasure for her. I wanted it to be fairly neutral in color, so that she could wear it with a lot of different outfits.

I decided on Swarovski Crystal 5810 Light Grey Pearls, Clear and Crystal Silver Shade highlights in 5328-4mm & 6mm Xilion Biocne Beads, with a few 5000-6mm Round Crystal Satin accents.

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As the fashionistas say, grey is the new black, so I thought a mixture of light and medium grey tones would work well together, balanced out with clear crystal.

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For the unique accent beads, I used a 5500-10mm Pearshape Swarovski Crystal Bead as well as the Swarovski 5650-12mm Cubist Bead in Crystal Silver Shade.

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A close up of all the sparklie goodness (the picture does not do it justice!)

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I chose a similar rhombus shaped clasp to compliment the Rhombus Crystal.

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These innovative Swarovski Crystal Growing Rhombus Pendants have been flying out the door like hot cakes! We have a few colors and sizes still available by the individual pieces, or we can always order the larger Factory Packages of anything your heart desires!

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Swarovski 6926-36mm Growing Crystal Rhombus Pendant in Crystal Vitrail Light is a feast for the eyes! This remarkable visual experience features a gorgeous blend of purples, pinks, blues and greens creating new color variations with each movement.

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The Swarovski 6926-26mm Growing Crystal Rhombus Pendants in Crystal Vitrail Light is a smaller version of this on trend geode-like style of pendant, that has a closed crystallized center. These make excellent over-sized earrings or more of a dainty pendant, but is still thick and substantial.

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The Swarovski 6926-26mm Growing Crystal Rhombus Pendants in Crystal Golden Shadow is a natural and exquisitely elegant shade to accentuate this fashionable cluster of crystals.

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The Swarovski 6926-26mm Growing Crystal Rhombus Pendants in Crystal AB is a classic effect that is always popular due to it’s captivating array of pinks, blues yellows and greens dancing about, capturing and refracting light in the most beautiful way.

I hope this new Swarovski Crystal and Pearl necklace design has inspired your imagination and expanded your creativity, to wherever it wants to shine!

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Happy Birthday Sheri

Gorgeous New Crystal Jewelry Designs & Instructions!

Now is a perfect time make new jewelry designs for your Fall outfits and with the Holidays right around the corner, it’s time to get busy creating special gifts and eye catching beauties for your festive parties.

Swarovski’s beautiful New Fall and Winter Innovations, make it easy to create stunning jewelry that is both on trend, while providing a classic distinction that no other crystal can.

Here are a few gorgeous Swarovski Crystal jewelry designs and free instructions for your designing delight!

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Beads 5000 1 pc 8mm Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer 246 971
Fancy Stones 4470 4 pcs 10mm Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer 246 971
Crystal Pearls 5810 5 pcs 10mm Crystal Velvet Brown 001 951

Supplies:

4 10mm link settings “Almost Instant Jewelry” by Fire Mountain Gems #H20-3040MT

5” 20 gauge Gold Artistic Wire

1 lobster clasp

5 4mm jump rings

1 2” head pin

Swarovski crystal two-part epoxy glue

Alcohol wipes

Instructions

Step 1: Using the alcohol wipes clean each of the 10mm link settings. Using the two part epoxy, glue into each of the 10mm link settings the 4470 10mm light Colorado topaz shimmer cushion stones. Set aside to dry.

Step 2: Cut the 20 gauge wire into five 1” pieces. Using one piece of wire make a simple loop, slide on one 5810 10mm velvet brown pearl and make a simple loop. Repeat four more times and set aside.

Step 3: Using one head pin slide on one 5000 10mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bead and wire wrap to close. Set aside.

Step 4: To make bracelet: using one jump ring attach lobster clasp to one pearl component made in Step 2. Then attach to one cushion stone component made in Step 1. Repeat pattern 4 more times ending with a pearl component. Add on 4 jump rings in a chain and then add on the bead component made in Step 3.

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Simmering Velvert Earrings Free Design and Instructions using Swarovski Crystals

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Amount

Size

Color

Color Code

Fancy Stones

4470

2 pcs

10mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer F

246 971

Crystal Pearls

5810

2 pcs

10mm

Crystal Velvet Brown

001 951

Crystal Pearls

5810

2 pcs

5mm

Crystal Velvet Brown

001 951

Crystal Pearls

5810

2 pcs

3mm

Crystal Velvet Brown

001 951

Sew On

3230

2 pcs

12x7mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer F

246 971

Supplies:

2 10mm link settings “Almost Instant Jewelry” by Fire Mountain Gems #H20-3040MT

4” 20 gauge Gold Artistic Wire

2 ear wires

2 1” head pin

Swarovski crystal two-part epoxy glue

Alcohol wipes

Instructions

Step 1: Using the alcohol wipes clean each of the 10mm link settings. Using the two part epoxy, glue into each of the 10mm link settings the 4470 10mm light Colorado topaz shimmer cushion stones. Set aside to dry.

Step 2: Cut the 20 gauge wire into four 1” pieces.

Step 3: Using one piece of wire make a simple loop, slide on one 5810 10mm velvet brown pearl and make a simple loop. Repeat once more time and set aside.

Step 4: Using one piece of wire make a simple loop, slide on one 5810 5mm velvet brown pearl and make a simple loop. Repeat once more time and set aside.

Step 5: Using one head pin, slide on one 5810 3mm velvet brown pearl and make a simple loop. Repeat once more time and set aside.

Step 6: To create earring: Starting with an ear wire attach to the 10mm pearl component made in Step 3, then attach to one cushion component made in Step 1, then attach one 5mm pearl component made in Step 4, then attach one 3230 12x7mm light Colorado topaz shimmer sew on, and finally one 3mm pearl component made in Step 3.

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Article No.

Amount

Size

Color

Color Code

Beads

5000

20 pcs

8mm

Black Diamond Shimmer

215 971

Beads

5328

60 pcs

4mm

Black Diamond Shimmer

215 971

Beads

5328

30 pcs

6mm

Black Diamond Shimmer

215 971

Beads

5000

20 pcs

8mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer

246 971

Beads

5328

60 pcs

4mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer

246 971

Beads

5328

30 pcs

6mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer

246 971

Beads

5328

60 pcs

4mm

Erinite Shimmer

360 971

Beads

5328

30 pcs

6mm

Erinite Shimmer

360 971

Pendants

6106

3 pcs

16mm

Black Diamond Shimmer

215 971

Rivoli

1122

1 pc

12mm

Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer F

246 971

Supplies:

1 Flora Toggle TierraCast® 94-6223-27

4¾” Flora Rings TierraCast® 94-3200-27

1 12mm Faceted Rivoli Link TierraCast® 94-3152-27

30 4mm oval jump rings

5 6mm round jump rings

12 2mm crimp beads

12 3mm crimp covers

72” beading wire

Swarovski crystal two-part epoxy glue

Alcohol wipes

Scotch tape

Instructions

Step 1: Using the alcohol wipes clean the Rivoli link. Using the two part epoxy glue in one 1122 12mm light Colorado topaz shimmer Rivoli into the link and set aside to dry for 24 hours.

Step 2: Cut the beading wire into six 12” pieces and set aside.

To Create Necklace Strands:

Step 3: Strand #1: Using one piece of wire slide on one crimp bead and one Flora Ring and crimp to close. Attach crimp cover. Slide on five 5328 4mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bicones, one 5000 8mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bead, three 5328 6mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bicones, and one 5000 8mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bead. Repeat this pattern 4 more times and end the strand with five 5328 4mm light Colorado topaz shimmer bicones. Close off the end with a piece of scotch tape.

Step 4: Strand #2: Using one piece of wire slide on one crimp bead and the same Flora Ring and crimp to close next to the first strand. Attach crimp cover. Slide on five 5328 4mm Erinite shimmer bicones and five 5328 6mm Erinite shimmer bicones. Repeat this pattern 4 more times and end the strand with five 5328 4mm Erinite shimmer bicones. Close off the end with a piece of scotch tape.

Step 5: Strand #3: Using one piece of wire slide on one crimp bead and the same Flora Ring and crimp to close next to the first strand. Attach crimp cover. Slide on five 5328 4mm black diamond shimmer bicones, one 5000 8mm black diamond shimmer bead, three 5328 6mm black diamond shimmer bicones, and one 5000 8mm black diamond shimmer bead. Repeat this pattern 4 more times and end the strand with five 5328 4mm black diamond shimmer bicones. Close off the end with a piece of scotch tape.

Step 6: Begin to make a tight braid with the three strands created in steps 3-5. When the braid is complete, slide on a crimp bead and one Flora Ring to one of the strands and crimp to close. Attach crimp cover. Repeat this step for the other two strands.

Step 7: Repeat Steps 3 – 6 to make other side of the necklace.

Step 8: Using 3 oval jump rings, attach them together to create a chain and then use this to attach one side of the Flora toggle to one of the Flora rings. Repeat this to attach the other side of the toggle.

Step 9: Using one round jump ring attach the Rivoli link made in Step 1 to the bottom Flora ring on the necklace. Using another round jump ring attach the bottom of the Rivoli link to another Flora Ring.

Step10: Using the oval jump rings make three chains with them. One with 4 rings, one with 8 rings, and one with 12 rings. On the bottom of each of these chains attach one 6106 16mm black diamond shimmer pendant. Using round jump rings, attach each chain to the bottom of the last Flora ring.

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Hope you’re inspired by these beautiful designs.

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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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Happy Birthday Sheri

Enjoy Summer Before Fall Arrives & It’s Pumpkin Ev-e-ry-thing!

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I know it can be tempting to jump the gun on, well, just about every holiday or upcoming season…I know Fall is just around the corner and I’m certainly as excited it as y’all are…cozy sweaters, stunning foliage and pumpkin ev-e-ry-thing…. but wait…let’s pump the brakes for just a sec!

Fall and all of its delicious and natural gorgeousness will be here before we know it, so let’s take the time to enjoy the last bit of summer time fun while we can!

I’m more of a “be here now” – try and enjoy the moment – type of gal…so in an attempt to hold onto every last precious moment of summer and all it’s glory, here are some color inspirations and jewelry designs that we can admire, make and wear before it’s too late!

Last week we had a surge in demand & popularity for the beautiful Swarovski Crystal 6731 Sea Snail Pendant. They are available in many colors and are quite unique.

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The Swarovski Crystal 6731-14mm Sea Snail Pendant in Blush Rose are perfect to use when wanting to make quick and easy earrings or a dainty pendant.

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(Swarovski Sea Snail Earrings Designed by Crystalynstudio)

These Swarovski Crystal Pearl and Sea Snail earrings are a simple and elegant design inspiration. The Rosaline Swarovski Pearls were used here, but you can also use the 5810 Swarovski Pearls in Powdered Rose for an excellent match.

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             Swarovski Powdered Rose Pearls                                    Swarovski Rosaline Pearls

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                 Swarovski Crystal Blue Shade                                Swarovski Crystal Bermuda Blue

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Free Swarovski Crystal “Under the Sea” bracelet Design & Instructions

This stunning ocean and sea life inspired Crystal Bermuda Blue Bracelet highlights the unique 6730 Radiolarian Pendants, 6731 Sea Snail Pendants and 1695 Sea Urchin Round Stone.

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Free Swarovski Crystal “Under the Sea” Earring Design and Instructions

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Free Swarovski Crystal Ocean Inspired Necklace Design and Instructions

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Céline Cousteau, the granddaughter of the ocean explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau, created an intriguing line of ocean inspired Swarovski Crystal Pendants, Flatbacks and Round Stones for us to design with and wear.

Find out more about Color, Jewelry Trends and Style Inspirations ~ Focusing on the Progressive Trend: WATER

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Swarovski Crystal 6731 Sea Snail Pendant in Crystal AB

Crystal AB is one of the all time most popular colors, with yellows, pinks and blues shining through, it’s one of the most sparkly crystal you will find.

Hope this ocean inspired, beachy theme keeps your enthusiasm fro creating beautiful jewelry buoyant!

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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!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!

Happy Birthday Sheri

Special & Sparkly – There’s Just Nothin’ Like a Handmade Gift!

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Awhile back, I had a delicious and fun brunch with some lovely lady friends (side note – it’s incredibly uplifting when you experience first hand, women supporting women – Yay!). Anyhoo’s… I was wearing a Swarovski Crystal necklace that I handmade myself, and I hear from across the room…I love Harmony’s necklace, I need one just like that in my life!

I was deeply touched that she liked my jewelry style and to be honest, when you hear something so nice about your creative work, you just never forget it! Right then, I was inspired to make her one! Fast forward a couple of months later, because you know, life gets busy…it’s her Birthday and what a perfect time to surprise her with her very own necklace. Oh what fun it is to be able to make gifts for the people in your life that you know will sincerely appreciate them!

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Let the creativity begin…

When you’re making jewelry for someone else, either as a gift, or for resale, I believe the best place to start, is to draw their unique personality into your heart. Then think about who they are, their lifestyle and what they like to wear. Ultimately, all of these aspects come together to reveal what they are drawn to and how they express themselves. This is an excellent foundation to begin creating something distinctive just for them, that you know they will truly love.

This particular friend is a tough woman, with lots of talents, she’s a personal trainer (her muscles don’t lie 🙂 She’s also an esthetician, a wifey, and a mom, so I wanted to make her something that was bold, but not too bold, pretty, but not overly feminine, and something somewhat simple, so that she could wear it with all of the proverbial “hats” that she wears. Here’s what I came up with…

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The color pallet that I chose was Grey. I’m sure all of you hip fashionista’s know that grey tones have been wildly popular in the last couple of years. It’s true what they say; Grey is the new black, so I thought this would be a perfect tone to compliment her wardrobe style.

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I started with the 6106-22mm Swarovski Crystal Pearshape Pendant in the new Graphite color. This was the going to be the focal point of the necklace, and I incorporated similarly colored crystal beads to compliment this influence.

I didn’t want this crystal necklace to have a pattern, I wanted it to be asymmetrical to give it a little bit of an edgy look.

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I added the 5328-4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicone Beads in Graphite. I also used the 5328-3mm, 4mm, 6mm & 8mm Swarovski Crystal Bicone Beads in Black Diamond and Black Diamond AB. I utilized the Swarovski Crystal 5000-4mm & 6mm Round Beads in Black Diamond and Black Diamond AB,  as well as the Swarovski Crystal 5000-5mm & 6mm Round Beads in Crystal Satin.

There are three different grey tones that Swarovski offers in their 5810 Round Crystal Pearls and I chose to use the Grey color. It’s a medium tone that works well in this piece, but I also could have also easily used the Dark Grey.

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I integrated one larger bead on one side to give it some depth and distinction, which was the Swarovski Crystal 5650-16mm Cubist Beads in Crystal Silver Shade. I love this style and the light sparkly hues of the Crystal Silver Shade create an extra touch of elegance.

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For the final details, I included a few thin silver-toned flower spacers throughout the piece, especially where the crystals met the pearls. This helped to unify the silver toggle clasp with the sprinkles of silver throughout the necklace.

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Overall, I loved how it turned out and more importantly, SHE did too!

Her eyes lit up and she put it on right away! Even though we were camping, hiking and playing games in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, she wore it all day!

Happy Friend = Happy ME 🙂

I’ve been making handmade gifts for friends and family ever since I can remember, and it honestly never gets old! That same fantastic, fuzzy feeling pulses through me as I eagerly watch them open…..and….YAY! Excitement and gratitude are abound!

I hope this inspires you to make your own handmade jewelry as gifts, or resale, because you really can’t ever go wrong by surprising someone with SPARKLES! I’m always happy to help you with any color, style, or design combinations you may be interested in!

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