Exciting NEW SWAROVSKI INNOVATIONS Pre-Season Fall/Winter 2015-16!


Discover the Electrifying New Swarovski Styles, Effects and XIRUIS Faceting  Structure!

I am really excited to be presenting you with an exclusive sneak peak of the newest SWAROVSKI INNOVATIONS Pre-Season Fall/Winter 2015-16!

Swarovski New Innovations Crystal Patina Pre season Fall winter 2015-16

Introducing the New Swarovski Effect Crystal Patina!

Inspired by Venice’s beauty, rich history, and masquerade balls, ‘Nostalgic Grandeur’ recalls baroque ballrooms and opulent mirrors.

Nostalgic Grandeur: Crystal Patina

The new crystal patina effect is a high point for Swarovski as it is unprecedented in the crystal industry. Swarovski continues to progress and expand into novel innovations such as this latest patina effect featuring a unique vintage look of timeless grace, perfectly infused with a modern crystalline allure.

White-Patina   Silver-Patina Gold-Patina

Crystal White Patina                                             Crystal Silver Patina                                              Crystal Gold Patina

                                            Rose-Patina                                                     Black-Patina

                                          Crystal Rose Patina                                                    Crystal Black Patina

New Swarovski Xirius Flatbacks 2088

Experience a new level of brilliance, scientifically proven. The Swarovski XIRIUS collection takes crystal one step closer to the diamond!

New Swarovski style upgrades:

2058 Flatbacks Upgraded to 2088 XIRIUS Flatbacks

2038 Flatbacks Hot Fix Upgraded t0 2078 XIRIUS Flatbacks Hot Fix

Swarovski new 3188 xirius-lochrose sew on stone

 New Swarovski style upgrade:

3128 Lochrose Sew-On Stone Upgraded to 3188 XIRIUS Lochrose Sew-On Stone

New Swarovski 3288 xirius-sew-on stone

New Swarovski style upgrade:

3204 Xilion Sew-On Stone Upgraded to 3288 XIRIUS Sew-On Stone


New ELEMENTS Poetic Punk Rock: Swarovski Crystal Spikes and Studs Collection

The re-emergence of high-glam, punk rock-inspired fashion coincides with a rising sense of ‘austerity fatigue’, prompting the return of opulence to our lives. The name given to this fiercely edgy, hip-luxe look is ‘Poetic Punk Rock’.


New SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 1188 XIRIUS Double Pointed Chatons


New SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4418 Double Pointed Square Fancy Stone


New SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 5747 Double Spike Bead


New SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 6480 Spike Pendant

New Spike Banding and Spike Rivets are available as well.

With his extraordinary ability to interpret and redefine fashion, Jean Paul Gaultier has co-operated with Swarovski to take the theme to a new level in an avant-garde assortment of breath-taking couture pieces with a cool, contemporary edge: Crystal Spikes and Studs.

I hope you enjoy these New Swarovski Innovations as much as I do! We are working  diligently to get these gorgeous new styles and effects onto the website, so check back soon!

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Sneak Peak: SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS New Innovations Spring/Summer 2015 Part 3!

Swarovski_Elements_New_Spring_Summer_2015_Innovations_Pave_BallsWith a distinctive, state-of-the-art originality, SWAROVSKI’S New Spring/Summer 2015 Innovations are guaranteed to set fashionistas apart from the crowd and offer artists and consumers, truly unique design possibilities!


New Swarovski 86001 Crystal Pavé Balls

These brand new Swarovski Crystal Pavé Balls are simply stunning and make a true style statement! Ground-breaking technology of this crystal Pavé look unites Ceralun™ technology with brilliant Swarovski Chatons, giving it a spherical shape for ultra-versatility. The uniqueness of this stylish bead comes from its combination of matte and shine which features a multi-sensory sensation displaying a myriad of tiny spherical crystals that offer easy-to-wear, versatile glamour.

How to use: These berry shape 86001 Pavé Balls are available in a range of sizes including a 4mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm along with a variety of gorgeous colors, providing a range of creative and easy-to-wear design opportunities for elegant, joyful and individual looks that gracefully sparkle.

The elegant tone-on-tone material and variety of colors available make Pavé Balls an asset in every design – whether used individually, threaded together, or alongside other decorative elements, together these little crystals can add either a touch of sparkle or be the wow factor in your design.


New Swarovski 2855 8mm Butterfly Flatback Hotfix

This lovely and playful 8mm Butterfly shaped Flatback is now available in the Hotfix form, offering new easy application opportunities for all kinds of designs, uniting both beauty and function. This classic Butterfly cut is a feminine and youthful style ideal for nature-inspired designs. With its Rivoli cut and flat table, it is also suitable for creating fanciful transfers. The Butterfly is a timeless symbol that is particularly appealing in children’s wear, lingerie, and bridal wear or for adding a hint of nature-themed nostalgia.

A symbol of freedom and happiness, the Butterfly is an airy, romantic, and timeless shape. Young and playful, it is ideal for children’s wear, as well as offering a poetic, wildlife-themed look for nature lovers. Its figurative design will appeal especially to the Asian market.

Application & Usage Information

· Application by heat press.

· Same applicability with all Creation Transfers Plus.

·Recommended application side: the back (reverse) of the fabric is exposed to the heat press. These items are not suitable for application from the front.

·The use of a transfer film may be helpful to assure that the crystals are kept in position and also to be able to turn the fabric.


New Swarovski 2858 Bow Tie Flatback Hotfix 

The very unique new Bow Tie Flatback is available as Hot Fix and No Hot Fix for a youthful and playful appeal. This innovative style is available in a 6×4.5 mm, 9×6.5 mm, and a 12×8.5 mm in a wide rage of colors offering a classic versatility that works with romantic, feminine looks as well as strong and lean designs making the Bow Tie Flat Back both iconic and fun.

This classic shape is so versatile: perfect for children´s wear, and for having fun with cute, feminine looks, as well as creating grown-up elegance. It is a must-have for fans of figurative design and looks especially effective when applied side-by-side, used to create patterns and can also be applied as Transfers. The application and usage information is the same as the Butterfly Flatback Hotfix listed above.

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Today’s Special 1/2 OFF The Most Popular Swarovski Crystal 1088 Round Stone! Happy Friday!


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Sending a special Thank You for following my sparkling SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS blog. To show my appreciation I have discounted the most popular crystal of the week!

The Swarovski 1088 Xirius Round Stone in Clear Crystal is 1/2 OFF Today Only!

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Please note: This special 1/2 off retail sale item is not eligible for additional discounts for order total volume or promotions. Only while supplies last. Limit 1 per order. Thank You!

Featured Designer ~ Sheri from His Jewels Creations

Sheri Cleary Jewels

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.

Swarovski Pecock Coated Earrings

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.

Swarovski Crystal Bridal Necklace Pearls and Crystals

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.

Swarovski Heart Fancy Stone

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!

Top 10 Pantone Fashionable Color Trends For Fall 2013! Featuring Carafe

Pantone Fashion Color Trends Fall 2013

Pantone’s 2013 Fall Fashion Color Report  Featuring Carafe


An exemplary archetypal fall color is a rich and refined Carafe brown tone. A deep and tasteful brown provides an interesting and sophisticated alternative to the black basics usually worn in colder months. Both staple neutrals pair gracefully with more expressive colors within the palette, such as Samba, Koi and Vivacious.

Swarovski Crystal Mocca, Light Colorado Topaz and Crystal Golden Shadow

Swarovski Fancy Stones Style 4470 Cushion Cut Featuring Mocca, Smoked Topaz and Light Colorado Topaz

The deep saturated brown color of Mocca resembles a piece of dark chocolate with hints of lighter brown tones shinning through and is a terrific Carafe match.

Swarovski Crystal Pearl deep brown and Mocca Bicone Beads wrap bracelet

Swarovski Wrap Bracelet Featuring Crystal Pearls in Deep Brown and Crystal Xillion Bicones in Mocca

 A similar exquisite richness is found in the color Crystal Copper, Smoked Topaz and Smoked Topaz Satin, along with its lighter counterpart Light Smoked Topaz as well as the Colorado Topaz and Light Colorado Topaz.

Swarovski Crystal Ring Mocca and AB Ombre look

Swarovski Crystal multi colored Ring Featuring Mocca, Crystal Dorado and Crystal Golden Shadow

The beautiful option of intensifying the bead with a yellowish sparkle from the Crystal Aurora Borealis (abbreviated AB) and Champagne finish add a stunning element, one that complements the fall color pallet impeccably.

Swarovski Rivoli Ring hand made Smoked Topaz

Swarovski Crystal 1122 Rivoli Round Stone Featuring Crystal Copper Surrounded by Beaded Xillion Bicone Beads in Light Colorado Topaz AB

Smoked Topaz AB and Smoked Topaz Champagne are balanced with an earthy foundation and enhanced by a pop of sparkle which increases the feminine expression. Light Smoked Topaz AB, Light Smoked Topaz Champagne and Light Colorado Topaz AB are the lighter varieties of this beautiful color.

Swarovski Crystal 6106 Pearshape Pendants in Crystal Golden Shadow Wedding Jewelry

Swarovski Crystal Bridal Jewelry Featuring 6106 Pearshape Pendants in Crystal Golden Shadow

There are many stylish neutral tones that blend very nicely with the deeper brown hues. The Crystal Golden Shadow is one of the most popular effects ever made next to the AB finish and it offers a romantic, elegant and high end style.

golden shadow swarovski crystal multistrand bridal bracelet

Swarovski Crystal Multistrand Bridal Bracelet Featuring Style 5040 Rondelle Beads in Crystal Golden Shadow

Crystal Golden Shadow’s flawless champagne tone is perfect for every special event or occasion and is regarded as a staple for wedding jewelry, but its subtle quality allows it to be worn as every-day jewelry as well.

Swarovski Crystal Pearls Bronze and champagne chunky pearl-4 strand- twisted statement necklace Swarovski Crystal Multistrand Pearl Necklace Featuring Bronze, Powdered Almond and Platinum

There are many charming Swarovski Crystal Pearl colors within the brown family to compliment your designs. The Deep Brown Crystal Pearl is the deepest most saturated brown tone, followed by Brown. The Bronze is a very popular neutral and brownish tone enveloped in a beautiful lustrous shine that is sophisticated and elegant.The Crystal Powdered Almond Pearl is a lovely light brownish color infused with a light powdered matt and pearlescent finish.

Swarovski Crystal Pearl and crystal earrings Fall color inspiration

Swarovski  Style 5810 Crystal Pearl Earrings Featuring Bronze Accentuated with 5328 Xillion Bicone Beads in Smoked Topaz

The Crystal Pearl in Platinum is another beauty that has an elegant and timeless quality similar to a taupe color that unites both light browns and silver grey tones together to create a refined neutral characteristic with a slight matt and pearlescent finish.

Swarovski 6628 Crystal Heart in Crystal Golden Shadow

Swarovski Crystal 6228 Xillion Heart Pendants Featuring Crystal Golden Shadow