Shine Bright Birthday Girl!

Happy You Day

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 ūüėČ

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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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 ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website¬†rainbowsoflight.com. Please¬†contact us¬†for anything you‚Äôre interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
Happy Birthday Sheri
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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 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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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 ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website¬†rainbowsoflight.com. Please¬†contact us¬†for anything you‚Äôre 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 ūüôā 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!

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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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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 ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website¬†rainbowsoflight.com. Please¬†contact us¬†for anything you‚Äôre interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
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Winners of the “Bad Dreams” Bead & Button Show Swarovski Design Contest

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Passionate beaders from around the country flock to the annual Bead & Button Show in Milwaukee, where they discover numerous fun activities, take classes to learn new techniques, and be awestruck by stunning jewelry designs. Best of all, friends, colleagues and beading buddies can make the most of each other’s company while enjoying some of their favorite things in life‚Ķ..Beads!

More than 9,000 beading fans attending 577 classes at this years’ Bead & Button Show scooped up their favorite goodies from 234 exhibitors. The annual jewelry artistry competition is one of the most anticipated events of the show. This years‚Äô contest theme was entitled ‚ÄúBad Dreams‚ÄĚ. Designers from around the world were faced with steep competition, highlighting an exceptional level of beadwork. This made for an intense discussion among the jury members, whose job was tougher than ever this year.

Luckily, a decision was made and we can all breath easy. Drum role please…..Here are the Big Winners!

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2017 Bead & Button Show Design Contest Winners

1st Place Winner

First Place went to Svetlana Kossman of Pennsylvania for her opulent bib necklace entitled;

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Svetlana happily accepted a whopping $450.00 worth of Swarovski Crystals as her prize!

“The Last Day of Pompeii” was praised for its intricate and sophisticated use of beads. All agreed that the fiery intensity of molten lava flowing from an erupting volcano was spectacularly represented, creating a showstopper.

Her use of the new Crystal Royal Red Lacquer effect in the various Fancy Stone Styles, was stunning. That captivating coating paired beautifully with the Crystal Iridescent Red Pearl. This unique Swarovski Crystal necklace was balanced out with highlights of Crystal Silver Night, Topaz, and Fire Opal beads, for one remarkable statement piece!

2nd Place Winner

Second Place went to Kaori Nakakohji of Japan for her brilliant display of distinctive floral and figure eight patterns entitled;

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This radiant necklace design, features a color pallet of gold and blue hues, offset by lighter and darker tones. Her gorgeous necklace took the second prize of Swarovski Crystals worth $200.00.

The variety of Sapphire and Crystal Metallic Sunshine Fancy Stones pair beautifully together and the 4731 Kite Fancy Stones in Crystal Golden Shadow adds dimension and movement to floral the configurations. Crystal Iridescent Light Blue Pearls and Crystal Iridescent Dark Blue Pearls were superbly sprinkled throughout the necklace, creating an balanced look by bringing in a blend of matte and shimmer facade.

3rd Place Winner

Third place went to Nadezda Gerber from Germany for her graceful swan necklace entitled;

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This whimsical necklace design emphasizes two graceful swans coming together accentuated by delicate features within a mixed media form. Assorted soft grey Swarovski Crystal beads mingle with Air Blue Opal highlights, as lovely heart pendants dance about.

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Swarovski’s Create Your Style Make & Take workshops, were also a big success. Participants¬†learned new skills by creating unique projects and their donations raised¬†a total of $3,086 for the Waukesha Women‚Äôs Shelter. Whoot-Whoot!! Amazing work beaders!!

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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 ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website¬†rainbowsoflight.com. Please¬†contact us¬†for anything you‚Äôre interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
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“Hacked Nature” Spring and Summer Jewelry, Color and Design Trends!

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“Everything you can imagine is real” – Pablo Picasso

Spring and Summer Jewelry, Color and Design Trends with Swarovski Crystals

Today we explore the New Spring and Summer trends for your jewelry designs and see what color combinations will be gaining in popularity, to keep you in the know!

With the advancement of technology spreading around the world and moving at an ever increasing speed, it is as much a part of our daily lives as the air we breath. As our perception continues to expand due to technological advancements, we are collectively broadening our horizons into what is possible.

Virtual Reality especially, will continue to impact our experiences, blending the real with the fantastic in order to hyper-stimulate our senses.

At the HEART of all design, lies a thriving value for sustainability.

Technology forges on, and advancement does not cease.

The natural progression of design has been moving towards a joining of these two ostensibly polar opposites.

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TREND INFLUENCES for the HACKED NATURE Spring/Summer Color Combinations

HYPER-REAL TREND

Overstated & garnished surfaces with innovative materials will showcase their plenty. Embrace ENLIVENING COLORS for your Spring and Summer looks, with Funked-Up Tropical Fashions and Hyper-Natural Swarovski Crystal colors.

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PHYGITAL TREND

In this new era of hyper-realism, unique design ideas are being born out of the merging of two worlds, the Physical + Digital into “Phygital” where grandiose imaginings of what could be, become realized when tech scientists become designers and designers become tech scientists. This crossover is creating trans-natural products that captivate and inspire.

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SENSORY TREND

As our senses become heightened with¬†the desire for ultra influence, designers¬†are trying more than ever to alter people’s realities, minds and emotions through audacious¬†shapes, colors and constructions. This daring approach in designing unique and influential jewelry designs, hopes to touch wearer’s and admirers inner idealism, just as much as their outer¬†reality.

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STIMULATION TREND

The paramount ideal for this new age of jewelry and fashion design, embraces a core value of exaggerated surfaces created with bold, bright, synthetic colors and clustered crystals to invoke emotional responses to your products.

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BOLD TREND

More and more, we are collectively seeking to experience bold impressions in our everyday life and jewelry designs can fulfill this desire, as well as bring generate a surplus of emotionally compelling indulgences.

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Lively, effervescent colors highlighted in this “Hacked Nature” trend express vivacious qualities to dazzle the senses.

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New trend colors to incorporate into your innovative Spring and Summer jewelry creations include the following Swarovski Crystal Lacquer Effects:

The Swarovski Crystal Yellow Opal is a vivid and cheerful yellow hue mixed with a milky, opaque influence that is perfect for making a euphoric and optimistic statement.

The Swarovski Crystal Light Coral Lacquer Effect expresses an exclusive blend of orange influences including carroty oranges, tangerines, and coral hues that is slightly opaque with a cultured modishness.

The Swarovski Crystal Peony Pink Lacquer Effect exudes a royal and graceful quality, incorporating a beautiful ruby, berry blend of imperial extravagance, perfect for lavish designs.

The Swarovski Crystal Summer Blue Lacquer Effect radiates soft sparkling sea blue tones with hints of lighter and darker sapphire styles of blues to captivate your imagination.

The intriguing jade hues in Swarovski’s Crystal Mint Green Lacquer Effect, gently shines¬†with an¬†effortless blend of sea green and opal tones for a modern take on your classic pastel green.

The greenish-blue blending exuding from the Swarovski Crystal Azure Blue Lacquer Effect fills our imagination of travel and sea life. Deep blue tones similar to those found in Greece, playfully mingle with dashes of Zircon greens for a matchless stunning elegance.

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Swarovski’s Yellow Opal is similar to the PANTONE Color 12-0752 TPX

Swarovski’s Crystal Light Coral¬†is similar to the PANTONE Color 16-1451 TPX

Swarovski’s Crystal Peony Pink is similar to the PANTONE Color 18-2336 TPX

Swarovski’s Crystal Summer Blue is similar to the PANTONE Color 16-4134 TPX

Swarovski’s Crystal Mint Green is similar to the PANTONE Color 14-5413 TPX

Swarovski’s Crystal Azure Blue is similar to the PANTONE Color 17-4735 TPX

Jewelry Design Directions

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“My focus on this piece was to make something for the upper body/neck/shoulder, playing with an exaggerated floral surface and replacing the randomness of nature with the use of both color and shape intertwined, the “hacking” is represented by the manipulation of the base metal, as brass is manipulated into 3D forms” – Andy Farrow Jewelry Designer

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With our world becoming increasingly digital, we find ourselves craving a balancing effect, one that increases a deeper connection to our natural world.

Millennials and Gen Z value sustainability as a crucial element in their products and will have an impact on their purchasing¬†decisions. Therefor as beaders and jewelry designers, it’s very important to bring to life the back story of your pieces in order to gain a real connection with what people are drawn to physically and why they will support you morally.¬†

Swarovski supports this crucial element with their Four Main Principles:

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Create, Protect, Respect, and Care

Swarovski Crystals are not only stunning, there is a long history of valuing sustainability on every level, from social to environmental responsibility. Swarovski has a longstanding commitment to create products that are both innovative and environmentally conscientious. This appreciation and pioneering spirit distinguishes them apart from their competitors. For over 120 years Swarovski has placed great importance on respecting people and the planet, along with quality craftsmanship to bring the world gorgeous one-of-a-kind crystals that everyone can admire and respect.

Since Swarovski’s inception in 1895, Daniel Swarovski was unwavering in his idealism that business needs to assist communities in flourishing as well as conserving the natural resources we all need to thrive.

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An increase interest in fabric manipulation along with intense high-definition colors with super tactile surfaces such as this Swarovski Pearl blouse, create engineered organic surfaces are at the core for new fashion directions.

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Versatile Designs Trend  

Irregular patterns, smaller beads mixed with larger crystals, bright color combinations and tassels, create exotic, almost tropical influences.

I certainly hope these fashion and jewelry design trends have inspired you to move forward in innovating fresh creations for your Spring and Summer days ahead!

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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 ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website rainbowsoflight.com. Please contact us for anything you‚Äôre interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
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Etsy Updates ~ Crucial Information You Need To Implement If You Sell On ETSY

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Etsy Updates You Need To Know About

For all of you fellow beaders, you may enjoy beading and creating sparkling goodies, crafts and jewelry so much that you have started your own business selling on Etsy. If you’re a creative entrepreneur, then Etsy is a wonderful site that focuses on turning your passion into a¬†business by bringing unique, handmade¬†goods & services¬†to the public.

If you are currently selling your goods or services on Etsy, or have been thinking about starting your own online jewelry shop through this platform, then here are the new updates you need implement to ensure you are reaching more customers.

Etsy Introduces ITEM ATTRIBUTES

Etsy is excited to introduce item attributes: new, relevant keywords that they use to match your items to a shopper’s search term. Adding this specific information will make your items more relevant in search results, so buyers can find them more easily.

Attributes will become a factor in Etsy searches on March 27.

Improve Your Discover-ability

Attributes will be new, relevant keywords that Etsy will use to match your items to a shoppers search term, giving you the opportunity to appear in more relevant places.

Give Buyers What They’re Looking For

Soon, Etsy will begin to build search filters based on item attributes, which will connect buyers with results tailored for them.

Create More Detailed Listings

The attributes you select will be featured prominently on your listings, making them easy for shoppers to scan for pertinent information like size, color, and material.

Learn more about how to use attributes when listing an item here.

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I hope you have found this information on this Etsy update to be helpful.

If you’re a DIY craft and/or jewelry designer, we have thousands of Swarovski Beads Pendants, Pearls, Fancy Stones, Sew-On Stones and much more for all of your creative endeavors. We hope that you choose our family to be your wholesale supplier of Swarovski Crystals!

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We can order anything Swarovski makes within the components division ‚Äď even if it‚Äôs not listed on our¬†website rainbowsoflight.com. Please contact us for anything you‚Äôre interested in, as we are ALWAYS happy to help!
Harmony and Kashi
Keep Smiling & Keep Shining!
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Sparkle, Glamour and Decadence ~ Celebrating 10 Years of Dazzling Swarovski Crystal Oscar Stages!

Here’s an Illuminating Sneak Peek of the Dazzling SWAROVSKI Crystal 2017 Oscar Stage!

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This is an extra special Oscar season for Swarovski, as they are celebrating their 10th year on setting the stage for the annual Academy Awards. The Oscars are all about sparkle, glamour and decadence, and when you want the best of the best, you turn to SWAROVSKI.

This year’s Oscar’s stage is adorned with more Swarovski Crystal’s than ever, over 300,000 sparkling crystals will be¬†highlighted this year. More than one million crystals have¬†decorated this prestigious award show in the last decade.

‚ÄúSwarovski has a long history in cinema, going back to the early days of Hollywood,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDerek‚Äôs showstopping decor and cascading crystal curtains never fail to amaze the audience and add impact to this special event.‚Ä̬†says Nadja Swarovski.

I’m always excited to see the great gowns, handbags, jewelry, etc. that are encrusted with beautiful SWAROVSKI Crystals, but below is a walk down memory lane, exploring¬†how they¬†also work behind the scenes with the actual event to create amazing sparkle!

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2017 Swarovski Crystal Oscar Stage Brilliant Highlights

‚ÄĒ This year Swarovski celebrates a decade of creating crystal stage d√©cor for the Oscars

‚ÄĒ 2017 marks production designer Derek McLane‚Äôs 5th year designing the look of the show, which includes over 300,000 Swarovski crystals.

‚ÄĒ McLane created a new focal piece for the 2017 Oscars stage, comprised of 11 individual decorative sections with a total of nearly 150,000 Swarovski crystals

‚ÄĒ Additional crystal d√©cor pieces include:

‚ÄĒ Crystal Proscenium ‚Äď 37,000 Swarovski crystals layered over a gold backdrop

‚ÄĒ Crystal Curtain ‚Äď 80‚Äô x 40‚Äô curtain including 320 individual Swarovski crystal strands with a total 80,000 Swarovski crystals

‚ÄĒ Crystal Closedown Wall ‚Äď 80‚Äô x 40‚Äô wall comprised of 149 individual panels with a total of 22,200 Swarovski crystals

‚ÄĒ Crystal Opera Box Covers ‚Äď 18 Dolby Theater opera boxes covered in a total of 23,500 Swarovski crystals

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A Historical overview and look at Swarovski’s 10-year legacy on the Oscar stage

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2017 ‚Äď 89th Academy Awards¬ģ

Production Designer: Derek McLane

Host: Jimmy Kimmel

Celebrating his fifth year as production designer, Derek McLane will adorn the Oscars¬ģ stage with more than 300,000 Swarovski crystals incorporated into more than 30 set pieces. The 2017 set will include a brand new focal piece for the stage, comprised of 11 individual components that feature nearly 150,000 crystals.

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2016 ‚Äď 88th Academy Awards

Production Designer: Derek McLane

Host: Chris Rock

In his fourth year, McLane‚Äôs set included a new crystal proscenium containing more than 37,000 crystals and weighing over 20,000 lbs. Almost 10,700 crystals embellished torchieres for the Weeknd‚Äôs performance of the Oscar¬ģ nominated song ‚ÄúEarned It‚ÄĚ from the film 50 Shades of Grey.

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2015 ‚Äď 87th Academy Awards

Production Designer: Derek McLane

Host: Neil Patrick Harris

Using nearly 100,000 crystals, Derek McLane created 22 different pieces for the 2015 set. McLane also created a ‚Äúcrystal forest‚ÄĚ backdrop which was featured during Jennifer Hudson‚Äôs performance of ‚ÄúI Can‚Äôt Let Go‚ÄĚ after the show‚Äôs In Memoriam montage, as well as during Rita Ora‚Äôs performance of the Oscar nominated song ‚ÄúGrateful‚ÄĚ from the film Beyond the Lights.

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2014 ‚Äď 86th Academy Awards

Production Designer: Derek McLane

Host: Ellen Degeneres

Using more than 64,000 crystals, Derek McLane introduced 6 crystal ‚Äúswag drapes‚ÄĚ which appeared during Idina Menzel‚Äôs performance of the Oscar winning song ‚ÄúLet It Go‚ÄĚ from the Oscar nominated film Frozen.

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2013 ‚Äď 85th Academy Awards

Production Designer: Derek McLane & Costume Designer: Julie Weiss

Host: Seth MacFarlane

In 2013, Derek McLane incorporated over 80,000 crystals into a curtain which was featured during the show and as the backdrop for Adele‚Äôs performance of the Oscar winning song ‚ÄúSkyfall‚ÄĚ from the film Skyfall. McLane also used over 23,000 crystals to decorate the Dolby Theatre‚Äôs 18 opera boxes. Costume designer Julie Weiss incorporated more than 1,000,000 crystals into the performance looks for the James Bond 50th anniversary tribute.

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2012 ‚Äď 84th Academy Awards¬ģ

Production Designer: John Myhre

Host: Billy Crystal

In 2012, John Myhre created a 40-foot high by 70-foot wide crystal ‚Äústar field‚ÄĚ curtain, which twinkled with nearly 4,500 Swarovski crystals.

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2011 ‚Äď 83rd Academy Awards

Production Designer: Steve Bass

Hosts: James Franco & Anne Hathaway

Steve Bass‚Äô 2011 stage designs featured a total of 55,000 Swarovski crystals, seen in embellished risers, steps, and a starburst-inspired crystal ‚Äúwinners circle.‚ÄĚ

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2010 ‚Äď 82nd Academy Awards

Production Designer: David Rockwell

Hosts: Alec Baldwin & Steve Martin

In 2010, Rockwell introduced an updated version of his crystal proscenium from the previous year, which included crystal side curtains and a crystal swing containing an additional 3,000 crystals.

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2009 ‚Äď 81st Academy Awards

Production Designer: David Rockwell

Host: Hugh Jackman

Dolby Theatre architect David Rockwell created a 60-foot high by 100-foot wide crystal proscenium with over 100,000 Swarovski crystals. The proscenium weighed in at 3 tons and was comprised of over 6,000 one-meter hand crafted crystal strands.

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2007 ‚Äď 79th Academy Awards

Production Designer: J. Michael Riva

Host: Ellen Degeneres

In 2007, J. Michael Riva created a 1-ton, 34-foot high crystal curtain sparkling with over 50,000 Swarovski crystals for the medley of Oscar¬ģ nominated songs from the film Dreamgirls, performed by Beyonc√©, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, and Keith Robinson.

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Swarovski’s History and Business Information

Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. Now run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach with approximately 2,680 stores in around 170 countries, more than 26,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.6 billion euros in 2015. Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2015, the Group generated revenue of about 3.37 billion euros and employed more than 30,000 people.

A responsible relationship with people and the planet is an integral part of Swarovski’s heritage. The global Swarovski Waterschool education program has reached 257,000 children on the world’s greatest rivers, and the Swarovski Foundation, set up in 2013, works to support culture and creativity, promote wellbeing, and conserve natural resources to achieve positive social impact.

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