Featured Designer: Judith Glassman Jewelry Designs

Judith Glassman Jewellry Designs

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!

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“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.”

Swarovski Crystal Spike Necklace

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.”

Swarovski Crystal Dangle Earrings

Beautiful Blue Dangle Earrings Featuring Aquamarine Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski on Chain in Blue

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

Victorian with Muscle

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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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!
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Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
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Jewelry Designs That Will Enthuse Even the Most Uninspired!

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Yesterday I was reading the Swarovski SALT Magazine for a little inspiration (which by the way – is absolutely fabulous!) and I came across an article highlighting the fashion/design school called the Central Saint Martins college of art which is in London. Swarovski  sponsors and collaborates with these students by donating gorgeous crystals to draw inspiration from and to be used in designs and contests. I wanted to point this out because I was especially inspired by what the school tries to instill in their students. A few highlighted themes include:

Free thought, independence of spirit, and a rebellious nature. These are just some of the qualities nurtured by this exceptional school whose graduates have gone on to be world leaders in fashion.

Swarovski Salt Magazine Highlights

(Swarovski Salt Magazine “Let The Light In” page 69)

As jewelry designers, artists and creative people, I’m sure you’re always striving to design fresh and new ideas to your line. Expanding your horizons, evolving, and relentlessly pursuing your passion. Those are some of the reasons why being creative is so darn fun!

Here are a few  examples of jewelry designs that push the limits and dare to be different. I hope they arouse your creativity to new heights and ever new possibilities!

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(Jewelry Designs by Eric Daman for Atelier Swarovski Native Modern)

I find that these jewelry designs have somewhat of a chaotic nature. They combine many different elements together such as the Swarovski Mosaic stones, different shaped cup-chains, along with unique styles of beads, pendants and colors. Yet with all of this going on, if you look closely you’ll find that they are balanced out by a repetitive pattern. This duality is balanced very well and is a way in which you can expresses a real sense of creative wildness, while still maintaining its integrity and orderliness which so many people are naturally drawn to.

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(Design by Renata Sanchez Ramos)

This unique bib necklace is a outstanding example of weaving mixed medias in and out to create one dynamically dramatic design. Integrating different textures such as Swarovski Pearls, Swarovski Crystals, Epoxy Clay (or Ceralun), ribbon and elastic mesh in complimentary colors creating an overall irresistibly enticing design.

 Crystal bracelet

(Bracelet Design by AliExpress)

This colorful crystal and braided leather bracelet features many different styles of crystals in metal settings which allow the crystals themselves to be showcased. I’m especially drawn to the overlapping look, it gives it a lively and energetic type of movement to the piece that is then grounded by the leather background. It’s a bohemian chic style that is both whimsical and substantial at the same time.

Nuture Your Creativity Today

Best wishes for an exceptionally creative day!!

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Featured Designer ~ Jeanine from Joy From The Heart

Joy From The Heart

Jeanine from Joy from the Heart has been making jewelry and sun catchers since 2002. It all started when she received a sun catcher as a gift. It meant so much to her and she wanted to bring that enjoyment to others. Jeanine started with making the sun catchers and soon friends were encouraging her to make jewelry. Creating the Guardian Angel sun catcher and hearing from the customers about how they are enjoyed means a lot to her.

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Swarovski Triple Stacked Crystal AB Cube Bracelet 

This stunningly eye-catching  Swarovski Crystal AB bracelet features a secession of three 5601-6mm Crystal AB Cube Beads stacked on top of each other incorporating the 5822-19mm Silver AB Bar Rondelles as spacers. This luxurious crystal bracelet exudes glamour and sophistication, a perfect center piece for a celebratory event such as a wedding or gala that will truly wow admirers.

Swarovski Crystal Cube Necklace Sapphire Blue

Swarovski Crystal Sapphire Necklace

This refined Swarovski Crystal necklace features a graduated design of 5601-4mm, 6mm and 8mm Sapphire Cubes and sterling silver spacer beads. This beautiful design is available in many different colors to accommodate your specific desire.

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Swarovski Crystal Cube Pendant Necklace 

This amazingly brilliant but simple pendant, can be custom made specifically for you, your mother, grandmother, friend or relative. Jeanine strings together Swarovski Crystals matching the person’s birthstones onto a beautiful sterling silver head-pin, separated by gorgeous squardelle crystals.

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Swarovski Crystal Cube and Squardelle Watch Collection

Jeanine’s embellished watch collection includes gold or silver, square or round watch faces with handmade bands using various colors of the 5601-4mm Swarovski  Cubes beads and sparkling Bar Rondelles. These one-of-a-kind watches transform a normal watch into a piece of beautiful jewelry and are available in a variety of rainbow or single color options.

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Swarovski Crystal Double Stacked Cube and Squardelle Earrings

This simple and refined Swarovski Crystal earrings feature the 5601-6mm and 4mm Crystal Bermuda Blue Cubes accentuated by a silver crystal Squardelle. Thees dainty stylish crystal earrings are versitile and can be worn as an every day pieces, to the office, a night out on the town  or to an upscale event.

It is important to Jeanine to create great pieces that everyone will love. Unique pieces that you cannot find anywhere else. It is her goal to send the customer home with a product that will put a smile on their face each time they look at it.

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I am always looking for designers to feature in upcoming posts. If you would like to be a featured designer that uses SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, please follow my blog and contact me at Rainbowsoflight.com. Thank you!

Swarovski Color and Trend Inspirations Spring/Summer 2015 – Progressive Theme


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VIVID MOMENTS

Focusing on an exciting, eclectic blend between African and Asian cultures,the Progressive theme highlights the union of both.

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PRODUCT INSPIRATION

Medium and large crystals highlight the eclectic look of the theme.

A broad spectrum of colors and shapes reflect a joyful celebration of life.

Vibrant Fancy Stones and Pendants create attention-grabbing, culture-merging color palettes.

Pavé Balls, with their shimmering radiance, add edge and sophistication to the design.

Various geometric shapes enable the creation of unexpected patterns.

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This new alliance between Africa and Eastern Asia is having a huge influence on the design world, seen in the rediscovering of their beauty, craftsmanship, and individual aesthetic.

The theme reflects both a joyful celebration of the past, and the way forward.

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THE MOOD

A unique, eclectic, and multilayered style that reflects the blend of traditional African and Asian craft and handwork techniques.

A mix of materials – Swarovski Crystals, Pearls, Beads, textiles, and metals – combine to create rich 3D surfaces with sculptural aspects.

A focus on layering, where Asian and African patterns combine with crystal to create unique patchwork, creates a cross-cultural design ethic.

Flat fabrics come alive with a focus on volume, texture, and tactility.

The importance of head-wear, both in Asia and Africa, gives rise to a new accessories direction – the reinterpretation of the turban.

Fabric becomes important in accessories for cost reduction and global production.

“Prints give products a cultural reference and identity.”  (20/20 Consumer Insights)

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Celebrating Topaz as the Glowing Birthstone Color For November

Topaz November Birthstone

Topaz is celebrated this month as the gorgeous birthstone color for November!

Topaz is traditionally distinguished by a rich and elegant gold tone. It’s mesmerizing amber hue seamlessly blends a burnt orange with a soft honey color together creating a stunning effect that looks as though it is glowing from within.

Swarovski Topaz Birthstone Bracelet Be Charmed Pave Beads

Featuring Swarovski BeCharmed Pave Beads in November’s Birthstone Color Topaz.  The various styles include 80101, 80201, 80301, 5928 and 5948.

Topaz is a luxurious color that is  an exceptionally popular tone throughout the year and especially ideal in the fall months where the natural beauty of leaves turning, pop with brilliant yellow, gold and red tones.

Swarovski 6090 Baroque Topaz AB Pendant

Featuring Swarovski Earrings using Style 6090 16mm Baroque Pendants in Topaz with a Glacier Blue Coating wrapped with gold-colored artistic wire.

(Contact us for the Glacier Blue Coating)

The Swarovski Topaz color can be accentuated with special coatings that either enliven or tone down the original Topaz color.  Topaz AB is the most popular coating , which compliments the color by infusing more yellow and gold tones, enhancing it with a special sparkle.

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Swarovski 5328 Xilion Bicone Beads in Topaz AB 2X

If you crave even more sparkle, try the AB Fully Coated or AB 2X coating, which are the most brilliant shines available.

Swarovski Topaz Satin 5328 Xilion Bicone Necklace and Earrings

Featuring Swarovski 5328 Xilion Bicones in Topaz Satin Necklace and Earring Set.

This beautifully simple Bicone necklace and earring set is designed with the Topaz Satin Coating, which mutes the original color slightly accenting each bead with a light silvery finish for more of an antique look.

Swarovski Topaz Blend Beads

Swarovski Topaz Blend Beads have a unique quality where half of the bead is a topaz color and half is a clear crystal, resulting in a complex interplay of colors, shadows and a crystal effect. Topaz is naturally infused with hits of yellow, golds and brown towns that combines very well with  Crystal Copper, Crystal Chili Pepper, Crystal Golden Shadow, Light Colorado Topaz, Light Smoked Topaz and Smoked Topaz to name a few.

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Smile & Sparkle On!

Featured Designer ~ Sheri from His Jewels Creations

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His Jewels Creations Crystal Vintage Inspired Jewelry

Working with her hands and designing jewelry has been a part of Sheri’s life ever since she can remember. She has been fascinated by designs, shapes and color. The journey of making jewelry has been an overwhelming joyful experience for Sheri and she would feel honored to custom make pieces for people and the special occasions in their life.

Swarovski Crystal Volcano Round Stone Necklace with Topaz Bicones

Swarovski Crystal Volcano Rivoli Bracelet

Pure luxury, in every sense of the word. A beautiful handmade Swarovski Crystal Volcano Rivoli cut bracelet with high quality settings and Swarovski Xilion Bicone Beads in Topaz for added sparkle and shine. The Volcano Rivoli Crystal has 16 different facets coming to a point in the center of the crystal adding even more depth and faceted color play. It has a marvelously romantic, classic look that stands out from the crowd and is truly mesmerizing.

Swarovski Crystal Baroque Jewelry Set with Electra Coating

New Swarovski Electra Coated Crystal Baroque Pendant Dangle Drop and Necklace Fashion Jewelry Set

Stunning Swarovski Electra Coated Crystal Baroque Pendant earrings accented with Swarovski Crystal Ruby AB Bicone Beads and wire wrapped with antique gold finish for added flair and drama. Electra is saturated with multi-hued glints of blue, pink, purple, green and silver to exude shades of dramatic brilliance.

Swarovski Crystal Necklace Erinite

Swarovski Crystal Erinite and Aquamarine Satin Necklace 

This lovely and very unique Swarovski Erinite Aquamarine Satin Coated Cushion Cut Crystal Pendant necklace is accented with Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone Beads in Aquamarine and Erinite for extra sparkle and shine. 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. The Satin coating is a lovely effect that adds a soft silvery shimmer which slightly darkens the original color, creating a subtle vintage appearance that is very popular in the fall and winter months.

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Swarovski Baroque Earrings Featuring a special Peacock Coating

This delightful pair of Swarovski Peacock Coated Crystal Baroque Pendant earrings accented with Swarovski Crystal Golden Shadow Xilion Bicone Beads is a one-of-a-kind style. The Peacock coating mimics the natural colors in peacock feathers, sparkling with rich shades of greens, blues and coppers.

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Bridal Swarovski Crystal Beaded White Pearl Cluster Choker Necklace

This bridal collection piece is comprised of many facets of Authentic Swarovski Crystals. Each cluster is individually wire wrapped on custom fitting snapeez. Swarovski White Pearls, Rhinestone Rondelles and Xilion Bicone Crystals alternate to give sparkle and luster. Simple and elegant, this piece is perfect for your wedding day and is designed for all necklines.

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I am always looking for designers to feature in upcoming posts. If you would like to be a featured designer that uses SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, please follow my blog and contact me at Rainbowsoflight.com. Thank you!

Swarovski Crystal Jewelry Design Inspirations!

Swarovski Necklace Jewelry Design InspirationSwarovski Crystal Necklace Design Inspiration Featuring 5556 Galactic Beads in Crystal Golden Shadow and try alternating it with the 5523 Cosmic Style Bead for a similar look.

This gorgeous crystal necklace is a complex style yet simple to create. Incorporating unique and asymmetrical beads presents an eye-catching and dramatic look.  The soft and elegant coatings such as Crystal Golden Shadow and Crystal Silver Shade, creates a sophisticated look perfect for weddings and special occasions. Enhance the look with crystal Rhondelle spacer beads in either Gold or Silver plating for more of a high-end design.

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Crystal Necklace Design Inspiration Featuring a 5 stranded complex design using many different elements. Similar SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS include the following styles and colors; The 5040 Rondelle Beads  at the top are separated with a Crystal Bar Rondelles and the necklace incorporates Swarovski Gem-Tone Pearls such as Dark Lapis or Lapis. The large Emerald Cuts stones throughout are the 4627 Emerald Cut Fancy Stones in Crystal Golden Shadow set into settings that have holes along the sides for stringing through the stone (please contact us for setting details available in a variety Fancy Stone Styles).  The necklace also incorporates 6007 Small Briolette Pendants in Crystal Golden Shadow and Crystal Silver Shade. The two larger side beads are similar to the 5520 Graphic Beads.

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Swarovski Crystal Cluster Ring Design Inspiration Featuring Swarovski 2058 Xilion Flatbacks in Aquamarine,  Erinite, Crystal, Jet and Crystal Golden Shadow.

You can either glue the stones onto a precast ring using E6000 glue, or for a more durable long-lasting application use Ceralun by SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Ceralun is a high-performance versatile epoxy-ceramic composite which has been specially developed for application of Swarovski crystal. Its adhesive properties allow for optimal application on metal, glass, nonstick surfaces, plastic, rubber, wood, cork and porcelain among other surfaces. Our customers have raved about the performance of this special epoxy and it is available in many colors.

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Sparkles and Smiles!