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Swarovski Innovations Spring Giveaway

March 21st, 2012 · 397 Comments

This contest is now closed. Click here to view our winner announcement.

Our next giveaway is sure to make your eyes sparkle! We’re super excited to launch Swarovski’s latest innovations for spring and want you to win some of the best of the collection. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on the blog telling us what you would make with these components. Can you see these crystals dangling from your ears and lighting up your face, or do you imagine working them into an elegant necklace for a hot night on the town? One winner will be randomly chosen to win this prize.

No purchase necessary, must be 18 or older to enter. Please one comment per person. Odds of winning depend on number of entries. Prize valued at $150, void where prohibited by law. Contest valid in the US and Canada only excluding Quebec. This contest runs from tonight, Wednesday, March 21, 2012 and ends Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 11:59PM PT. Winner will be announced Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

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Tags: Jewelry and Craft Ideas · Just For Fun!

397 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Michelle W // Mar 21, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    I would make several shimmery bracelets. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 2 Linda G // Mar 21, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    I would make a special sparkley necklace and matching earings for my niece who is graduating from high school!

  • 3 Stacey Graham // Mar 21, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    I would make a beautiful necklace or earrings.

  • 4 Cheryl Fuller // Mar 21, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    I would make my mother a beautiful necklace for mother’s day! Nice giveaway!!!

  • 5 Leslie // Mar 22, 2012 at 12:18 am

    I would make an aquatic themed cluster necklace with the shell, pearls and coral shaped crystals.

  • 6 Sandra M // Mar 22, 2012 at 1:27 am

    I’ve been on a bracelet making kick lately, so I’d probably slip a few into a bracelet, but earrings definitely :) I love pulling my hair back and showing the flash and sparkle of dangling earrings in the sunlight.. and you can’t get more flash and sparkle then from Swarovski :)

  • 7 Beader49 // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:10 am

    I would use them to make a necklace & matching earrings for my granddaughter’s graduation from elementary school!

  • 8 Ann // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:29 am

    First, i would make a choker. It would have in the center a red magma shell–new from Swarovski–and one snowflake on each side. Kind of like a “charm”, yet crystals necklace–displaying all the new colors and shapes that make Swarovski so unique and brilliant.

  • 9 Bobbi helms // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:29 am

    Definitely a wirenwrapped bracelet, where the Swarovski elements would be 3-d hghlights above, below and around handmade lampworj beads, i would expect a shimmery shiny bracelet that would change with every turn of the wrist.

  • 10 Betty S // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:31 am

    earings and a necklace for sure

  • 11 Helga Sansom // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:47 am

    With the pearls, I would make a graduated pearl necklace, bracelet and matching earrings. Elegant for sure.

  • 12 Becky // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:00 am

    I see sparkley dangles for earrings!!! Ooooh, and a bracelet….wait…..and some necklaces….wowww…gonna be busy!

  • 13 Chris // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:02 am

    I would use these in the making of my rosaries. They would make spectacular first communion gifts.

  • 14 Diane // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:06 am

    Since Spring is here,these beautiful bead colors will add a “POP” of color to any outfit. Friends and family will see you wearing your newest spring/summer colored, necklaces, earrings and bracelets, and will place an order with you. I cant wait to get started…

  • 15 Barb // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:19 am

    I love the look of the sparkly with the casual look of antique brass so I would link assorted colors together with antique brass components to make a chunky bracelet.

  • 16 Linda // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:51 am

    I love adding Swarovski sparkle to bracelets and earrings!

  • 17 Deb // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:53 am

    I’ve tried some other bi-cone crystals, but they just don’t have the look of quality that Swarovski crystals have. I love to browse your ideas page. It always puts me in a creative mode!

  • 18 ANN johnson // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:54 am

    I am 66yrs. old i love earrings and bracelets iwould make a set . i like to glitter.

  • 19 Donna // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:08 am

    I would use the crystals for my grandaughters 8th birthday coming up in a few weeks. I have taught her how to make bracelets so the crystals would be used to spend some quality time beading with my beautiful grandaughter to make a matching bracelet, necklace and earring set.

  • 20 Cyndi L // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:13 am

    These new colors and styles are awesome! I would make sparkly bracelets for the spring and summer when it’s too hot to have something around my neck!

  • 21 Patricia Fadal // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:16 am

    I would use them to make a necklace and earrings for my sister. She has survived two different cancers and is doing well. She loves jewelry and accessories and is involved with a charity group that does many formal events during the year. She would love anything that sparkles and nothing is as good as Swarovski for that.

  • 22 Ava // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:17 am

    This Spring line is so attractive to me. Yesterday I was blogging about this collection to EVERYONE! Just an amazing assortment of colors and shapes to play with! I would love to make a Bright! -Bold! -Whimsical Style Statement Necklace with matching earrings for Mothers Day! * crosses fingers* I wanna win so bad -

  • 23 Lynne // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:23 am

    I LOVE Swarovski!! I have already made Rosaries & Necklace sets with your bicones. With the new colors & shapes I will be designing a new Necklace, Bracelet, Earring & Ring Set!! I just adore how these crystals sparkle & shine!! They really get my creative juices working!!

  • 24 Tiya // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:29 am

    I am a single mom trying to learn to drive. The classes cost me $30 per hr. I am trying to raise money by making jewelry from seed beads. If I could win this giveaway I would use the Swarovskis
    to add sparkle to my jewelry and to make them more interesting.

  • 25 Sandy // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:29 am

    I would definitely make some “Spring Bling!”

  • 26 terri bass // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:35 am

    I would make a necklace and earrings for my daughter and mail them to her. She will be so excited when she picks up her mail to find an unexpected package from me, knowing that there is jewelry inside. This would help lift her spirits from her year long job hunt.

  • 27 Dianne Hayes // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:59 am

    I use a lot of SWAROVSKI Crystals in my jewelry. This years colors & shapes are beautiful .I admit this year I have really been looking at the SWAROVSKI Pearl .It would really make me excited to win any SWAROVSKI ITEMS.I Just LOVE their product It is of exceptional quality. It truly makes my jewelry shine.

  • 28 Betsy Scardino // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:14 am

    I love bling! I have already used some of these new colors in bracelets and beaded beads, and would love, love, love to experiment with all the others!

  • 29 Peg Mc Menamy // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:16 am

    I would like to make a Tropical set, necklace, bracelet and dangling earrings for this summer.
    The SWAROVSKI crystal from all the shades of the summer will look beautiful to start my summer off.

  • 30 Karolyne S // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:22 am

    I love making full sets – necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Whether I kept them or used them as gifts would depend largely on which pieces I received. The fern green-topaz blend? The burgandy-blue zircon blend? SO mine! Anything with pink? I have friends and family who would love them! :)

  • 31 me // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:36 am

    I have a wardrobe of beaded watches. When I see a bracelet pattern I try to figure a way to make it ito a watch band. I would make a watchband, of course but also earrings, a necklace & a ring, oh my :)

  • 32 Lori // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:38 am

    I would use a variety of them along with some pearls and make a three strand bracelet. My sister would love it, actually so would I!!!!

  • 33 Susan M // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:00 am

    drop earrings with a few pieces to pick up in a matching bracelet with my hand made beads.

  • 34 Cindy // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:00 am

    I would make more Cancer Awareness bracelets for our fundraiser in May

  • 35 Paula Mc // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:22 am

    Presents for friend–bracelets and matching earrings–and maybe keep a couple for myself!

  • 36 Frances L // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:40 am

    I would love to make a pair of dangle earrings , combining pearls, crystals and wave pendants.

  • 37 Deborah Matthews // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:58 am

    I would make my daughter, my nieces, and my sister bracelet and earrings, maybe something for myself. I can see the Bling Bling now………..

  • 38 Rex Sanford // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:05 am

    As in the past, the uses for your products fit quite well into my mixed media artwork

  • 39 Carolyn McDonough // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:19 am

    I love the new spring additions….they will be perfect for coordinating with my nieces’ prom dresses. Earrings, bracelets, and necklaces coming soon!

  • 40 Jillian Devorak // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Absolutely and without question make a Mother-of-the- bride necklace and earings also the bridal necklace and earings. Love is in the air in this Spring collection.

  • 41 Bobbi Zieglar // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:14 am

    I would use the beautiful butterflies to make a bracelet & earrings & add some pearls & crystals to them.

  • 42 Christine T. // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:21 am

    I would love to use Swarovski Spring Collection for my niece wedding this year.

  • 43 judy s. // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:34 am

    earrings…earrings…and more earrings! the new colors are absolutely beautiful sparkling in the sun.

  • 44 Alley M // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:41 am

    The Coral Pearls will make an exquisite Mother’s Day gift.

  • 45 Cathy O. // Mar 22, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Two weeks ago, Southern Indiana had multiple deadly tornadoes almost completely wipe 3 towns off the map. People died, children…died. Animals lost their owners & animal shelters were destroyed. A high school was torn in half. Most lost their homes & many have no Insurance for home or health. I would make as many things possible to donate to the upcoming auction for the towns of Henryville, Marysville, Borden & New Pekin, IN.

  • 46 BKathie // Mar 22, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    I would thoroughly enjoy making things with these beautiful beads. The coral pearls are georgous.

  • 47 Kaydee // Mar 22, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Love, love Swarovski — one of my favourite products to work with. The new colours look gorgeous and would like very much to work with them.

  • 48 Lynn H // Mar 22, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Oooo, pretty. Ok, let’s see: I would probably incorporate some of them into a bracelet, ‘cuz I love the way Swarovskis twinkle around the interior of the car when you’re driving on a sunny day :)

  • 49 Sarah S // Mar 22, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    dangly dangly earrings!

  • 50 Debbie // Mar 22, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    I recently have taken a class in wire wrapping
    I would use all type of these items in both pendants and bracelets with both copper wire and colored wire. This type of work allows you
    to do something different every time.

  • 51 Laura // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Hmm, I would make only Swarovski three tier necklaces.

  • 52 Susan Ayers // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    I would make a bracelet, necklace, and earring set to match…

  • 53 Stacey // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    I’d probably start with wire wrapped or woven pendant and earrings…

  • 54 Carrie Yates // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Would make some beautiful decorations toh hang outside on my new front covered deck.

  • 55 Kimi Clark // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I see necklaces in my future! :)

  • 56 Christi Cox // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I love these beautiful crystals! Wish I could afford to buy up a bunch! Hopefully I can win them. =}

  • 57 Tonya Smith // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Earrings, bracelets & necklaces. Oh my!

  • 58 Rachael // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    I love the new pearls, so I’d make a bead woven or embroidered cuff with turquoise, blue, and a pop of coral!

  • 59 Bethann // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Hi, I’ve been crocheting since I was about 11 years old. My mother taught me. I would love to stitch some of your gorgeous Swarovski crystals into a hand crocheted sweater or scarf! How beautiful would that be?!? What a conversation piece at a shindig huh? Thanks for the opportunity!

  • 60 Jennifer Higgins // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    I would use them to make my Journey of Christ bracelets.

  • 61 Etoil // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    I would make several pairs of earrings.

  • 62 Cheryl Palmer // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Bracelets for upcoming birthdays! I have one friend in particular who would simply LOVE to get one of these bracelets!

  • 63 Lori // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    I really liked the Sacred Heart Rosary, especially the two-toned crystals. I would make one for my sister-in-law for her April birthday.

  • 64 Helen K // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    We’re taking a cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary! I’d make a lovely set of jewelry to wear on this special occasion!

  • 65 Debbie P // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    I would make a bracelet for myself and best one my best friend

  • 66 Kathy Gabriel // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I would make some earrings for myself and my daughter.

  • 67 Sharyl // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I would love to see these on some of my purses! They would add that spring bling!

  • 68 Ragina Y. // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Spiral Rope is my favorite and I need alot of crystals!

  • 69 audrey pierce // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    I would make a beautiful bracelet for my wonderful Mother in Law for Mothers Day. Also, I would make a beautiful pair of earrings for a special older friend I have who already gave me a peanut butter filled chocolate easter egg! Both are very thoughtful, wise woman in my life!
    ♥ to bead :)

  • 70 Susan Atkinson // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Gifts for my friends Karen and Janet and my granddaughters Brynne and Madelyn.

  • 71 Laura W. // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Earings, necklaces AND bracelets..oh my!
    Love Swarovski to add that extra special sparkle!

  • 72 Pam/BeadieBeadie // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    I’d like to make a crystal and pearl “kumi”necklace. How lovely would that be; the elegance of pearls with the bling of crystals! Wonderful give away.

  • 73 Elizabeth Kucera // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    I am not sure what I would make. Probably go with whatever inspires me at the time. I love seeing were a bead will take me. Maybe to the mountains, maybe to the sea.

  • 74 Chick // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Some would be used for earrings for my spiritually-adopted sisters and granddaughters, some would go to dazzling pendants for my spouse and comadres, and some would go to a one-of-a-kind rosary. All would go to gifts.

  • 75 Melanie S. // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    I would use them to embellish the hair accessories that I make, but instead of for my business these would be for my daughter, family and friends. This would give me an opportunity to try out some different styles of crystals in my accessories as gifts for them while experimenting with ideas for my business!

  • 76 Jennifer // Mar 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Ah, man. I would make whatever I could! Earrings, bracelets, pendants…I would probably try to make two matching pendants that looked pretty cool for my best friend and I. Definitely some earrings, too.

  • 77 Hanna // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    A charm bracelet!

  • 78 Crystal Simmons // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    I would make an awesome Spring colored Easter necklace that sparkled like only Swarovski crystal does, to wear on my Son’s Easter birthday this year! <3

  • 79 Sandy // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Anything I wanted for me, my friends, and my family!

  • 80 Michele Smith // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    I would make the bigger crystals into pendants with charms, bracelets and earrings.

  • 81 Janet D // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    It’s prom time. My daughter and her friends are marking designs, these would be a nice fit!

  • 82 Cortney // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    I would make one necklace using all the components and call it “summer’s garden”

  • 83 Serena // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    I really never have a plan for any certain piece of jewelry, so it is hard to say what I would make with these beautiful crystals. I always let the beads speak to me and inspire me to become what they want to be.

  • 84 Kathy // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    I would make some jewelry for myself and I would make some jewelry to sell. :)

  • 85 Melinda // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I love these shiny crystals and since my mother loves handmade jewelry, I would make a necklace and earrings for her.

  • 86 Katy // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    I’d make some earrings and maybe an embellished beaded necklace. Or maybe something bead embroidered…

  • 87 czecher // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    I would make a couple of multi-strand necklaces, with a swarovski pendant.Then, of course, I would need earrings to march! And then, of course, I would need a bracelet or two, to match them. Yummy……can’t wait!


  • 88 Lisette // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    I would use these crystals to enhance my current beadwork project, which is a neckpiece featuring an Azure Poison Dart Frog which lives in the Amazon Rainforest:)

  • 89 Pam // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    I love, love, love the crystal Luminous Green…absolutely exemplifies spring!! These will make such light, airy and darling earrings and necklaces. Thank you for sharing.

  • 90 Celbel // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    Love the blues (my favorite) for a necklace, earrings, and bracelet set.

  • 91 Gloria Patterson // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Is there such a thing as a cha cha necklace?! I would like to try it with all those beautiful beads. Plus, some matching earrings!

  • 92 Lynn Popkowski // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    These new Swarovski innovations are beyond gorgous! I would love to make a necklace with matching earrings and a bracelet too!

  • 93 Ginger Dingus // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    My first grandchild will be born soon and she’s a girl! I do crosstitching/needlework and would use them as embellishment on my future diva’s baby stuff!

  • 94 Joan // Mar 22, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    My plan is for sparkling prom jewelry first, then bridal jewelry. Pretty awesome!

  • 95 Lyndsey McCollam // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Earrings and pendants for necklaces, most likely. I love colour and I love sparkle!

  • 96 Shawna Lemke // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    My plan is to make some more beautiful sparkling bracelets, necklaces & earrings. In particular some Autism Awareness jewelry!!!

  • 97 Raina // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    I would make a colorful necklace with the crystals, laced with pearls and sterling silver beads with a matching pair of earrings!

  • 98 mykel giles // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    Sparkly earrings. Some for my family and I.

  • 99 Joanne S // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    I would make bracelets and earrings for friends and family!!!

  • 100 Cheryl // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    We boomers need all the bling we can get, so I would make an oooh…aaah chunky necklace and matching earrings with all the new colors.

  • 101 Colleen // Mar 22, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    I have been making bracelets and donating them to my Relay For Life Team, as fundraisers, so this would totally help our team.

  • 102 Shanna Fletcher // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    I LOVE Artbeads! I LOVE Swarovski! And I know how to spell it! They are without a doubt the mot beautiful crystals I have ever found. I would, as always, enjoy the sparkle and the play of light and the colors. Then I would create something very special for someone I love!

  • 103 Sharon S // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    It’s hard to say what I might make…I’d probably just hold them to the light and be mesmerized for a while…heehee
    Thaks for another wonderful opportunity!!!

  • 104 Shanna Fletcher // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    But I can’t spell ‘most’, so The correction: most. Be patient with me, I’m old! But, not too old to love to bead. Thanks Art Beads and Swarovski! Sincerely, Shanna Fletcher

  • 105 Debbie Elsner // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    I would love to make a beautiful bridal set – these crystals are simply breathtaking!!

  • 106 Andi // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    I would make a beautiful set to wear to my brother-in-law’s wedding in May!

  • 107 Olga // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    I would love to make a crocheted crystal necklaces and earrings for my dear grandmothers abroad. They need some sparkle in their life, you know:) Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  • 108 Sonia // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    I would make a very unique lanyard for work :)

  • 109 Darby Clare // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Crystals in rose, champagne, turquoise and topaz!
    Shapes and styles so new, it’s a thrill!
    I put love in each bead and send to those in need
    Of something beautiful and spirit-filled.

  • 110 Kelly Boedigheimer // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    I would combine some of them with agate and amethyst cabs for some glittery necklaces.

  • 111 Michelle // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    OMGosh! How can I choose? They are all so gorgeous!
    I guess if I had to choose, I would choose the seashell and I would make a bracelet
    , Necklace, and earring set for me , me, me!!!

  • 112 Debbie // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    I would use the butterflies to make a two row bracelet with the double hole spacers and I’d use some soft colored pearls. I love the pink butterfly. I think it would make such an elegant, springy addition to your summer wardrobe.

  • 113 Joan // Mar 22, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    It’s time for sparkly prom jewelry!! Then tis the season for gorgeous wedding jewelry. Those are my plans!!

  • 114 Tina Rivera // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I would make gifts of bracelets to give to the woman in my wedding

  • 115 Mary // Mar 22, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Many bracelets I would create to share with my friends so that we could all come and stand together and and raise our hands and look like a spring garden

  • 116 sophie // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Earrings most definitely!

  • 117 Shelly // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    I would add these to earrings or embellish amulet pouches!

  • 118 MelodyJ // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    I like them as a necklace.


  • 119 Christina // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    So gorgeous. I think they would make a great bracelet!

  • 120 DebN // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    Swarovski is my absolute favorite! I love the sparkle and quality~ and there are so many great ideas for creating gorgeous pieces.

  • 121 Frances B // Mar 22, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    I would make some lovely bracelets and maybe a necklace or two for my sister and my self.

  • 122 Paula S // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    Spring has me really wanting to make all kinds of jewelry – and Swarovski is MY stone of choice always!!

  • 123 donna evans // Mar 22, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    necklaces and bracelets. these are my favorites!

  • 124 Mili // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    My mom’s birthday is coming up and I would love to make her a lavender bracelet and matching necklace, which is her favorite color.

  • 125 Katie // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    I would design some spring like bracelets. Any thing with these beads is beautiful.

  • 126 Kim // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    I would make necklaces, bracelets, and earrings as gifts for friends :)

  • 127 Crystal Thain // Mar 22, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Such wonderful colors. I’d make a pin, earrings of course and maybe a bracelet.


  • 128 Nicole // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    I love working with Swarovski beads! I want to make a super glam wire wrapped anklet with some of these new beads.

  • 129 Kat Neidhardt // Mar 22, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    If I were lucky enough to win I would try and make as many pieces as I could. I would ‘dole’ them out to myself slowly in order to enjoy each and every beautiful piece! Like a wonderful meal, savoring each piece to the end!

  • 130 Dori Benner // Mar 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    with that amount of crystal i should be able to make several things but one thing is certain, all of them will sparkle and shine!

  • 131 dorothy // Mar 22, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Probably a gorgeous, opera-length sparkling necklace and earrings! thank you!

  • 132 Stacy // Mar 22, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    First off, I would make myself a bracelet and a couple of different sets of earrings….a necklace..and then I would probably make something for my mom and my sister. :)

  • 133 stephanie // Mar 23, 2012 at 5:29 am

    given this opportunity I envision a beautiful shimmering GARDEN necklace of colorful crystals! (and some matching accessories!)

  • 134 Gayle // Mar 23, 2012 at 5:49 am

    I have been wanting to create a bead embroidery necklace centered on Swarovski crystals. This would be the ticket!

  • 135 Joan // Mar 23, 2012 at 5:52 am

    I love the new cubes I can see a beautiful necklace made with the cubes!

  • 136 Charlotte // Mar 23, 2012 at 7:51 am

    my friend is grtting married in Figi in May, barefoot on the beach, I would make her some absolutley beautiful sexy foot jewelry, anklet to toe….

  • 137 Kristen // Mar 23, 2012 at 7:59 am

    I would fill the world with sparklies!!!!

  • 138 Becky R. // Mar 23, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I would make a bracelet and some earrings. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 139 Mary Jo Wells // Mar 23, 2012 at 10:30 am

    I currently use Swarovski materials to design necklaces and earrings for a fundraising program for my son’s school. $150 worth of new crystals would raise close to $700 for his school.

  • 140 Rachael Kelly-Cohen // Mar 23, 2012 at 11:41 am

    I love SWAROVSKI crystals & pearls.This Spring collection has some really elegant
    Colors and I love the new shapes.
    I would make a Necklace,Bracelet & Earrinng
    set to wear out to a special restaurant for our “15th” Wedding Anniversary! We will be celebrating it soon and the SWAROVSKI crystals and pearl Necklace,Bracelet & Earrings would be a great reminder of such a special milestone!

  • 141 Charyl Alvarado // Mar 23, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    My middle name is Bling ;) I would create new sparkling creations for me and my loved one!! No one can have too much bling in there lives! :D

  • 142 Mary // Mar 23, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    I would make some bracelets and use on my suncatchers =)

  • 143 Inna // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    I would make a bridal set of necklace and earrings.

  • 144 Debi Holmbo // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    My daughter and I would have fun making new jewelry sets. It would be fun to have new shapes, sizes and colors to work with!

  • 145 Randi Cossey // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    I would make Earring/Neckless sets, Dangling Ornaments & Wine Glass Charms.

  • 146 Jessica Macbeth // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    I have a small tree outside which didn’t make it through the winter. It has the loveliest shape and interesting curves. Rather than take it out, I’m going to decorate it with many crystals, ribbons, and other sparkly things. A faery tree. If any crystals were left over, I’d make things to hang in the window and fill my house with light.

  • 147 Miranda // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    I would sit and create as I go along. I would like to make my project just right I would want the jewelry to be unique

  • 148 Sandra Williams // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    I am living with a meningioma which is a benign brain tumor. I am starting my jewelry business and would make divinely inspired earrings and light-catchers. I am manifesting better health and abundance.

  • 149 Nadine Chartrand // Mar 23, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    I would love to make long earrings that would caths the light and a dazzling bracelet.

  • 150 Christina // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    I would make a bracelet first. And then a necklace with matching earrings. I love Swarovski.

  • 151 Priya Venkatesan // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    I would love to make chandelier earrings and necklace.

  • 152 Cheri Bate // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Id make some sun catchers as farewell gifts for my son to give to his friends at school, he is a ray of sunshine and brightens up peoples day like the suncatchers would, be a perfect way to remember him!

  • 153 Linda von Essen // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    I love to mix these up with some beautiful gemstones and pearls. Swarovski beads usually find their way into most of my earrings, bracelets and necklaces. They have such a sparkle and add elegance to any creation.

  • 154 Dawn // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    I LOVE the luminous green crystals. I would use them with the butterfly to make a light and airy necklace, with matching earrings and bracelet.
    I might also add them to a chain belt…soooo pretty!

  • 155 Denise // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    I would love to win these, would use them to make more necklaces for the children and elderly at church.

  • 156 Sarah Cook // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    I would love to make a suncatcher.

  • 157 Linda M // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    I have been wanting to make matching bracelets for my Mother, my 2 Sisters and I. My Mom is 80 and us 3 daughters are all in our 50′s and during this past year we have become closer than we ever have been in our whole lives. It is a dream come true for Mom. These 4 bracelets will be made so we can wear them and always be reminded that we have each other always but, to add these beautiful crystals would be so amazing!! They would sparkle just like the love we share!!!

  • 158 Mary // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    I would like to design earrings with the Wave pieces.

  • 159 Melinda Watkins // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I would love a great bracelet with a wonderful ring.

  • 160 Noreen B // Mar 23, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    If I were to win the Swarovski Innovations, I would make many beautiful items with “bling” to add to my collection.

  • 161 Teresa // Mar 23, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I have recently started making steampunk and would use to accent the brass pieces I have accumulated. I would also make an Easter bling jewely set.

  • 162 Carol D // Mar 23, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    I love everything Swarovski and would incorporate these gorgeous components into a chain maille and also a micro-macrame’ piece.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 163 Rachel // Mar 23, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    I would make earrings and a necklace for myself

  • 164 Jennifer // Mar 23, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    I would make beautiful Spring errings!

  • 165 Monica // Mar 23, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    I like making sets, so I would make a necklace, earrings, and a bracelet. I love Swarovski beads and components. Can’t wait to try out new colors and shapes.

  • 166 Harriet Polis // Mar 23, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    I have three beautiful grandaughters and a lovely daughter-in-law who would love something uniquely made for each of them by their “GreannyMa” ! My oldest Grandaughter is on a dance team and they are always looking for jewelry that is different and sparkles from the stage.!

  • 167 Mary Withers // Mar 23, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    My eyes are immediately drawn to the two holed Swarovski cystals (similar to Tila beads). I would love to weave several of the rectangles horizontally into a bracelet along with lots of 3mm cystals and Delicas. There are so many possibilities when it comes to Swarovski!

  • 168 Caroll Budny // Mar 24, 2012 at 10:10 am

    I see luscious drops of wire wrapped crystals and pearls from a silver chain necklace.

  • 169 Bonnie Miller // Mar 24, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Translucent colors shimmering from our ears, wrists, and necks. I see EVERYTHING for myself and my daughters, Great givaway.

  • 170 Miriam // Mar 24, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    I would definitely a pair of earrings, a bracelet and a ring. The colors are fantastic!

  • 171 Deana // Mar 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    I LOVE using Swarovski crystals in my jewelry, they have such great colors and sparkle.

  • 172 Shaiha // Mar 24, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Earrings and more earrings. Now that my hair has gotten longer I have started to wear sparkly earrings.

  • 173 Brenda // Mar 24, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    I would make a Spring or Summer inspired necklace and earrings set and do a fun giveaway on my blog. This is a fantabulous giveaway! “Thanks for the opportunity to win.”

  • 174 Nicole // Mar 24, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    There are so many possiblities with that many pieces, it’s hard to name just one. :) Swarovski elements are great to make just about any type of jewelry or accessory and with mother’s day coming up, my mother and grandmother would definantly get something special from that win. The rest would probably be divied up into various pieces to be given as Christmas/Birthday gifts for the special women in my life. This is a wonderful opportunity and I (along with every other entrant) thank you for it.

  • 175 Kristine // Mar 24, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    It would take their arrival and my being able to feel (not touch!) them to make the final decision(s) on the appropriate images that solidify. I have visions of the ethereal glow coming from dangling earrings, ‘charms’ slinking along a slender arm, wispy drops and caged brilliants accenting pearls along ‘floating’ necklaces . . . oh, what fantastic visions . . .

  • 176 Tina Huffman // Mar 24, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    I would love to have them to make a beautiful necklace with steampunk elements. :)

  • 177 CathyH // Mar 24, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    I would use this beauties to decorate my altered book and art projects.

  • 178 Courtney Tucker // Mar 24, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Elegant Necklaces and Earrings to match indeed!

  • 179 lisa o. // Mar 25, 2012 at 2:37 am

    I would make a beautiful set of beaded jewelry with the Swarkovski fresh spring colored components being the eye catching focal point. It would include earrings, bracelet and necklace.

  • 180 Jenn S // Mar 25, 2012 at 4:53 am

    Necklace and earring for a special night

  • 181 Debra Powers // Mar 25, 2012 at 6:37 am

    I love the wave and the shell, will be using them in my new designs, can hardly wait to get my hands on them, love the pearls too for high lights.
    You know you’ve got it right when a French film maker buys one of your designs to take home for his daughter.

  • 182 shelli // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:04 am

    i would make jewelry for our wounded warriors to be given to them when my pgr group does the picnic at walter reed..

  • 183 Beverly R. // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:05 am

    I’d create bracelets with pearls and crystals. They’re lovely as gifts!

  • 184 Mary Reckmeyer // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

    A necklace/bracelet/earring set for my future daughter in law to wear when she gets married.

  • 185 Peg // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Oh so many things…earrings, neckalce, maybe a bracelet or a ring.

  • 186 Stephanie Watson // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Some very pretty necklaces and bracelets. If possible also some earrings too. Good luck to all. :)

  • 187 Holly Ludwig // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:09 am

    I would make a bracelet like I’m finishing for myself, for my mother! And earrings and maybe try my hand at a stretchy ring! Of course, I’d have to buy some more 24K gold delica’s from to make hers! :D Thank you for this chance!

  • 188 Pam Fill // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Oh this would be great. I love love love to work with Crystals..Make me feel good..

  • 189 Sue // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Definitely make bracelets and mix and match all of the beautiful colors!!! Perfect gift for birthdays throughout the year!

  • 190 Yvette F // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:11 am

    I would make necklaces, bracelets, and earrings galore!

  • 191 Marie Armatys // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:16 am

    I love Swarovski crystals! I would make up some necklaces, bracelets and earrings for friends who often comment on mine. Wear and share ;)

  • 192 Tabi C // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:17 am

    I use Swarovski’s in just about everything I create – necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. But my favorite use is in personalized mommy/grandma bracelets and pendants – I use Swarovski bicones in birthstone colors.

  • 193 Kathy Abrams // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:19 am

    I love your beads! I wouldn’t know what I would make until I had them in front of me and my creative juices start flowing! : )

  • 194 Jen H // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:19 am

    I am struggling trying to get my business up and running and with low income coming in, a lot of things (especially pretty things like the crystals and such) are pretty pricey. Winning these would definitely get me the inventory I need to even set up a booth at Artsfest this year, or anywhere to get my name and style out there for everyone to enjoy! I would have a mountain of fun making things out of the pretty sparklies!!! :)

  • 195 Rana Wilson // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Oh, I’d use them to embellish all sorts of fun pieces! :)

  • 196 nancy gouveia // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:35 am

    I would use them to create some very beautiful bracelets, necklaces and earrings!

  • 197 Diane C // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:44 am

    I would create a bracelet or necklace, maybe both.

  • 198 lynne goodwin // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I would make some very pretty shiny bracelets..

  • 199 sv2hugger // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:47 am

    I would create some very beautiful necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and ring sets for my family….

  • 200 Jennifer Tate Foote // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:51 am

    I would make more of my signature designs as can be seen on my website. I’ve been donating more jewelry than usual to silent auctions at fundraisers so my supplies are getting low! This giveaway would be a godsend!

  • 201 Valarie // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:52 am

    I would totally make a spring inspired 3 piece set I will even make a beautiful crystal pendant to go with the necklace I will make for it using crystals for flowers and green crystals for leaves I would use the margarites for flowers and incorporate the spring inspired rounds and use real pearls and silver beads and findings to create a wonderful set I have already just the ideal three strand clasp it has a floral motif set on triangle shapes it’s a hook clasp with extender chain in sterling I think it will do this set well also use seed beads and my hand carved natural stone butterflies as well that will go nicely with the set. I love to make jewelry and this will be so fun I am so looking forward to winning this collection I love Swarovski no one else can beat their shine and brilliance I love how they sparkle in the sunlight and reflect rainbows of color they are great I use them in all of my designs none of my pieces are without Swarovski crystals in them. They are beautiful.

  • 202 Christine // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Where to begin? I love to use Swarovski pieces to accent my creations, and this would be like being in 7th Heaven! Earrings and bracelets and necklaces, Oh, My!! Proms and weddings will be a great inspiration for this collection. Thank you for this great giveaway.

  • 203 Alicia // Mar 25, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Since my favorite color is Twinkle – my day does not start without it! This means wearing earrings, bracelet and necklace of a great Swarovski color and shape combination to brighten everything up and catch the light that bounces rainbows on things ALL day.

  • 204 Andrea // Mar 25, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    If I were to win this contest I would be so happy I have never won anything. But I would start off my making a beautiful eligent nechlace. It would have the all different shape crystals but all the same colour and size. Then after that I would just have to make earings for mom and sisters, but of course I would use there birth stone colours.

  • 205 Ashley P // Mar 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    We just got engaged and I am planning my wedding and I am planning on making the jewelry for my wedding party. It would be beautiful if I could make it out of these crystals.

  • 206 patriotsgirl // Mar 25, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    I use Swarovski crystal beads when making dangle earrings, I adore the quality, color and sparkle. If I won (fingers crossed!) I would use some for earrings and use the larger and more unique shapes for a one-of-a-kind necklace. Very cool offer!

  • 207 stacey j // Mar 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    I’ve never used Swarovski crystals in my jewelry, usually pearls, wood, and tumbled gemstones. I’m so excited to try them! Something new to catch the light and welcome Spring!

  • 208 theresa m // Mar 25, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    I would make some bracelets and matching earrings for me and family.

  • 209 Jennifer S // Mar 25, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    I would love to make some gorgoues sets of jewelry out of these beautiful crystals to brighten peoples hearts & lives!

  • 210 Cathy Johnson // Mar 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Using the elongated beads I would make the focal area and sprinkle the smaller beads up the necklace with spring colored drops like flower blooms growing! Looks like fun!

  • 211 Joan Ramsey // Mar 25, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    I would LOVE to make a veil and jewelry for my daughter and her bridesmaids!

  • 212 Dawn Junkins // Mar 25, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    I will make a few anklets and some earrings and love every minute of it.

  • 213 RoseMary // Mar 25, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    I would add them to my ceramic center beads to make necklaces, earrings, key chains and book markers. I love Swarovski – and most of all your site even if I don’t win. love it!


  • 214 Kat Neidhardt // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Like a wonderful piece of Dark Chocolate I would truly have to savor them slowly… Using them in as many pieces as I could to draw the enjoyment out as long as possible. And, like said Dark Chocolate, smile while I am savoring and sigh when they are gone. Wishing I had, “Just one more piece!”

  • 215 Heather! // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:27 am

    I would create a gorgeous necklace and earrings set for my mother. Mother’s Day is coming up, and it would be wonderful to surprise her with a gorgeous gift like that!

    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

  • 216 BarbaraKay // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:53 am

    More wedding jewelry at least! There’s nothing better than Swarovski beads, pendants and pearls for creating custom bride and bridal attendants jewelry. After that there’s combining crystals with gemstones to fashion necklaces, bracelets, earrings and even sun catcher curtains. The list of possibilities is practically endless!

  • 217 MaryJaynesGems // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:58 am

    I would make some earrings to start. Then a matching necklace and bracelet to complete the set.

  • 218 Pat Erskine // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:01 am

    I have been wanting a red necklace to wear with my “red Friday” (support the troops) shirt. Since I haven’t found one I like, I would make.

  • 219 Holly Kurzman // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:16 am

    I would use theSwarovski Elements in beaded wire crochet…I’ve been dying to try this technique & the crystals would give it some serious sparkle & the new shapes would make interesting designs. Can’t wait to get to work!

  • 220 Holly Kurzman // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:19 am

    For some reason, I had problems with my previous submission, so i’m trying again:

    I would use theSwarovski Elements in beaded wire crochet…I’ve been dying to try this technique & the crystals would give it some serious sparkle & the new shapes would make interesting designs. Can’t wait to get to work!

    (of course, I might go with some tried-&-true designs such as those in the photos on my Facebook page: )

  • 221 Sharon Jandrowski // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:28 am

    I would share the prize with the 8 girls I bead with. We meet once a month and have such fun just beibg together beading. What a treat for them….

  • 222 Rachel // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:32 am

    i would share them with my mother, an avid beader. and i would make some lovely earrings for myself, and perhaps a pendant or two!

  • 223 jeanniek // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:37 am

    These would work perfectly for a wedding I’m doing the jewelry for. Good Luck everyone

  • 224 Rhonda Peskey // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:44 am

    My only daughter is getting married in June. I would use the ever-lovely crystals to adorn her hair in a bridal “crown” as well as dangling from her ears:)

  • 225 Fabia // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:54 am

    I enjoy making rosary bracelets to give away as gifts to friends and family for a variety of occasions. Swarovski crystals and pearls are always well received and greatly appreciated and valued. I would love to explore new possibilities with the new colours and shapes in the Spring Giveaway collection. Thank you for the opportunity.

  • 226 Ingrid // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:02 am

    I have a new grandchild coming into this wonderful world of ours in October. I would love to make a beautiful baby necklace and bracelet set and a matching set for her/his wonderful mother (my daughter). I love working with swarovski crystals.

  • 227 Mary // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:05 am

    I love the new colors – definitely says Spring is here! My favorite thing to make is bracelets, so that would be first on my beading agenda! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 228 Joyce // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:06 am

    I enjoy making sets – necklaces, with matching earrings and bracelets. These beads are beatiful – so sparkly! Thanks – and good luck, all!

  • 229 Joan Z // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:07 am

    Just about everything I make has some swarovski in it; so I’d keep on keeping on! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 230 Karen Vail // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:21 am

    I would make as many necklaces as I could, lots of dangles, with many sizes of crystals and charms and chain, in either a Sea or Garden theme. I love working with Swarovski crystals and use them often in my pieces, they always get the most ‘hits’ when I feature them on my blog (

  • 231 Barbara C // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:28 am

    Swarovski crystals are special. Their sparkle brings you to magical places and I would make bracelets with them along with a necklace or two. I would share the magic with people I know and love.

  • 232 Margie // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:45 am

    Love anything with Swarovski crystals. Just a ‘beginner’ but I know my friends will help me ‘create’. Hoping to win. Thank you…

  • 233 Annie J. // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:56 am

    I am new to jewelry making. I love Swarovski crystals, and would love to win. I have lots of new ideas.

  • 234 Lisa Barrows // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:59 am

    As a relative beginner I will experiment with earrings which would dangle off fine cable chain, and pendants to go with the Silversilk capture chain

  • 235 laura // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:00 am

    I would love to use these sparkly stones in a Spring necklace!

  • 236 Glenda Jones // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:04 am

    Swaroski are my favorite medium to work with. I make double flat sprial bracelets, lacey braceles, as well as putting Swaroski crystals with gemstones of all sorts. If I need any bling it is the crystal ab or just plain crystal I reach for. Have made many earrings with Swaroski cubes which I call carriage lights. Using Swaroski sewon crystal , I make a tennis bracelet that is very popular. If I win, I will buy the larger sizes of bicones, and rounds for the ideas still in my head. In the past 2 years of jewelry making I have purchased over $10,000 in product, most of it is Swaroski.

  • 237 Debby // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:05 am

    I would make bracelets for my daughters & daughter-in-law with birth-month colours of each of their children.

  • 238 Nancy L // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:06 am

    I love bling & sparkle–I would have a wonderful time deciding how to best use this super gift. Probably a show-stopping statement necklace with matching earrings & bracelet.

  • 239 Pam K // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:08 am

    According to what I won, there would be earrings, for sure, and then necklace and maybe matching bracelet. THanks for the chance to win!

  • 240 ann s // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:12 am

    i would make a lovely set of earrings and necklace (perhaps a bracelet) to wear to my son’s graduation from navy bootcamp :-)

  • 241 Mary Prisk // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:17 am

    I would create matching beautiful necklaces for my 3 daughters and I to be a memory of our Hawaiian trip together.

  • 242 Linda R // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:19 am

    I would trim my great grandsons bassinet skirt in Swarovski Cyrstals.

  • 243 Wendy Kovin // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:31 am

    I would make a bead embroidered tapestry with all those crystals

  • 244 Judy O // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:37 am

    I would make some designs using orange and blue colored resort pave beads to wear on our upcoming trip to the cayman islands. Great island colors!

  • 245 Birgitte M. H. // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:27 am

    I love all the pink and rose colors, so I would make a set ( Necklace, earrings & bracelet) with those colors

  • 246 Sarah // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:28 am

    I would make bracelet, necklace and earring sets and then sell them to help pay for college.

  • 247 Lynda // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:45 am

    I would make a necklace and bracelet set with the rose peach stones, alternating with smaller crystal AB stones.

  • 248 Terri Mc // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:49 am

    The Swarovski innovations are absolutely stunning. I will use the crystals to create a beautiful necklace with the crystal copper for my niece’s prom and create another for the school auction.

  • 249 Lisa V // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Love sparkling Swarovski crystals. Cant wait to use the new Peach! Love them all.

  • 250 Elizabeth // Mar 26, 2012 at 8:15 am

    I am just a beginner, so I am excited to try to make bracelets & earrings to start out with.

  • 251 Kat // Mar 26, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Combine pearl elements with faceted elements alternating with multiple layers…earrings to match.

  • 252 Kayla // Mar 26, 2012 at 8:45 am

    I would make bracelets and necklaces for my mom and my sisters!

  • 253 Loa // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:26 am

    I would mix the beautiful crystals with natural gemstones to make wire sculpted pendants and earrrings!

  • 254 Celynn // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:55 am

    I have an order to make some wedding jewelry. They would be perfect

  • 255 Carmela Spinelli // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:55 am

    I would definitely make a lovely bracelet with matching earrings :)

  • 256 Carmen M. // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    I would make some lovely chain maille necklaces and earrings with stunning Swarovski beads dangling from them to give them just the right amount of gorgeous flair!

  • 257 rene // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    oooohhhhhh!!!! so pretty! i would make a lovely spring wedding ensamble and use some of the beautiful crystals in the veil too!!!!

  • 258 Nece // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    I would make some earrings and then I would make a cute little jewelry book for them to go in.

  • 259 cindy // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Have so many ideas to use these

  • 260 Courtney // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

    I would make birthstone/Mom jewelry for friends and family! :)

  • 261 Meredith // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:57 am

    I will create beautiful jewelry for Summer…

  • 262 Monica // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:57 am

    I would make me some new jewelry! also will make something for my mom and sister. Time to show some sparkles!

  • 263 Lacey Gross // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:58 am

    I would love to have a necklace and matching anklet

  • 264 Jodie S. // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:58 am

    I would use these for a spring necklace with a branch charm! Also pair a couple with some stamped necklaces to add a bit of sparkle!

  • 265 Suzanne Edington // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:59 am

    I would make rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and possibly an anklet or two but first I would have to make a pair of barefoot sandals to wear this summer.

  • 266 Deborah // Mar 26, 2012 at 9:59 am

    I would make a quilt an put the beads on it and have my family names under it to leave as a legacy to my family.

  • 267 Sharron D. Henderson // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:00 am

    I am doing kumi bracelets and rings….

  • 268 Jennifer // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Beautiful set of necklace, earrings, and bracelet. Love the sparkle Swarovski has!

  • 269 Natalie J // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I’m a bit of an earring addict so can definitely picture sparkles to frame the face! I’d also love using some larger pendants as the focal point in beautiful necklaces.

  • 270 Chesney S. // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I would use them to make gift sets for my cousins that are getting married this year.

  • 271 Mysty Johnson // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I’ll enter but I never win….. Sighs …. Such is my lot. You have beatiful stones and beads. Love shopping

  • 272 Lynda // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I would make some happy Spring angels!

  • 273 Tabitha Bailey // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Earring, gifts, bracelets.

  • 274 Allison // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:06 am

    We would love to create something special with the crystals and add them to our handstamped sterling silver jewelry! Beautiful! We <3 Artbeads!

  • 275 Karin Dronenburg // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:06 am

    Between chainmaille and other types of jewelry, I’d find a way to use all of these….and my daughter’s wedding anniversary is coming up, so a nice bracelet, earrings and necklace set might be just the thing!! I’d sure love to try ^_^

  • 276 Vickie Butwell // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:08 am

    My mother-in-law would be first on my mind to make a Mothers Day gift

  • 277 Ursula Wargel-Tidmand // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:10 am

    I’m thinking a chainmaille and swarovski crystal bracelet would be in the works. :)

  • 278 Janice // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:19 am

    All my designs have Swarovski crystals, I can’t get enough of them! If I were to win, and I would be in heaven if I did, I would use the crystals to create amazing new designs! I am loving the buttons at the moment, they make beautiful rings!

  • 279 Sherry Pierce // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Dazzling sparkly earrings that show off the swarovski’s signature faceted sparkles!

  • 280 Merrie // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:21 am

    I would make lots of sparkly suncatchers!

  • 281 Darby Lohrding // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:21 am

    I’m loving all the bright colors for Spring this year! With these gems I’d make some bright sparkly earrings and bracelets to wear with my bright Spring outfits!!!
    Thank you for the opportunity!
    darbyscloset at yahoo dot com

  • 282 denise marino // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:22 am

    My imagination is running wild of what i can do with swarovski crystals

  • 283 Debbie // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:23 am

    These new elements are so wonderful. I would create a special new design or two to showcase the wonderful colors and shapes. Probably a necklace and earrings for sure and maybe a bracelet too!

  • 284 Marya Zajac // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Green being my favourite colour, I would use the Crystal Luminous beads, brass chain and components,and one large dangling rivoli to make a really classy vintage/modern bracelet.

  • 285 Katie Margolis // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:30 am

    A sparkly necklace for my niece’s wedding!

  • 286 Barb Jaszcz // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Nothing puts a smile on my face as much as the sparkle from Swarovski crystals. Many of my friends have been given gifts of bracelets, earrings and necklaces and that same smile glows across their faces. I would use the Swarovski’s to see more of those glowing smiles.

  • 287 Beth Rintala // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:35 am

    I am looking forward to creating a window pendant using all crystals to catch all the colors and brilliance Swarovski provides! I enjoy incorporating the quality and brilliance of Swarovski and their components in most of the jewelry that I design and create. The brilliance of Swarovski crystals are amazing, the pearls are rich, and components are made to last. My customers know the Swarovski name as a sign of quality. My latest projects included both crystals and pearls to create a Victorian Bridal Set and I used various sizes/colors & shapes of Swarovski Crystals to create a Galaxy Map Pendant.

  • 288 Jil // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:36 am

    My mind is on overload with all the Swarovski choices- I know bracelets and earrings would be in the immediate plans!

  • 289 Mayrel Kester // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:40 am

    I would make bracelets or earrings to fill easter baskets for the young girls from my local church.!!

  • 290 Lana // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I would definitely make some earrings but also some hair jewelry and Love bracelets too. I also love the sparkle of Swarovski Crystals.

  • 291 Helen White // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I would make the most beautiful crystal necklaces, bracelets, earrings, foot jewelry and jewelry for all our furry friends also.

  • 292 Kristie // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I would make a crystal lanyard… :)

  • 293 Tracy Harsin // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I would love to make my Grandmother something new for spring. Also something for a friend having her first baby.

  • 294 Patty Jo Aylesworth // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I would make something special for my daughter’s first Mother’s Day and something for my future daughter-in-law for the wedding day.

  • 295 Kristine A // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Feeling inspired by the dedication of our new church. I’d make one of those beautiful rosaries, like the Sacred Heart one. :)

  • 296 Jennifer Matwijkow // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:43 am

    I would make Mother’s Day gifts, the best gifts are those that are homemade and sparkle!!!

  • 297 Katherine Dunn // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:44 am

    My sister’s wedding is coming up, I’d love to make some necklace, earring and bracelet sets with pearls and crystals. Unique pieces for a special day, your crystals would be perfect!

  • 298 kristina // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:44 am

    oh the possibilities!

  • 299 Nichole Meyer // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:45 am

    I would make so many brides sparkle on their big day! I love Swarovski. No other crystals come close to sparkling like they do :)

  • 300 Deanne M // Mar 26, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Ohhhh the possibilities! I would make necklaces, bracelets & earrings! I adore Swarovski crystals and incorporate them in as many pieces as I can :-)

  • 301 amy // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Bracelet baby!

  • 302 Mary // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:11 am

    So many things, I don’t know what to make first.

  • 303 Ellen Lesak // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:16 am

    oooh so beautiful!! I would LOVE to use many of these lovely items in the collection to make a full set.. necklace, Dangly, sexy earrings, bracelets, rings.. All for a special day. My 35th wedding anniversary!

  • 304 Jacki // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:16 am

    I make jewelry for the Cancer Center here. I call it the “Love You Big as the Sky” project in memory of my Mom. I want the ladies who sit in the chemo chairs to get a special present and know they are loved and beautiful. ‘Free gift’ for the dear ones sitting in those chairs…

  • 305 Lesly // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:26 am

    I would make rings, earrings , and bracelets! These are stunning! <3

  • 306 Kelly // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:29 am

    I would make shimmering bracelets, sparkling earrings, and dazzling necklaces! I love using Swarovski crystals in my designs! Thanks for this giveaway.

  • 307 Diane M // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:29 am

    I am into bangle bracelets right now. Wouldn’t it be fun and fabulous to make lots of thick bangles with shiny Swarovski Crystals?

  • 308 Leslie Hurley // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:31 am

    I have a number of project that I use Swarovski crystals for, mostly bridal jewelry. However, with a bonus of freebie stuff, I’d be SO excited to branch out into some additional designs!

  • 309 Mijal // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Love to use Crystals in my Jewelry!! I’ll make sets, necklaces and earrings!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  • 310 Christy Tubbs // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:39 am

    I would make a necklace and bracelet and matching earrings. Would love the new shell shape for summer.

  • 311 Sunni Bergeron // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:44 am

    gosh, these are drool-worthy. i would make suncatchers for my window and then some sparkly shoulder-duster earrings to go with my wife’s long hair.

  • 312 Chris // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I would mix turquoise with the fancy shell crystals with some freshwater pearls and natural mother-of-pearl for some beachy looks

  • 313 Donna Franzen // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I’m a beginner with making jewelry but already have fallen in love with the craft. I can imagine some beautiful necklaces with the crystals along with matching bracelet and earrings. That would make a great set for going out on the town with my husband or even to church on Sunday.

  • 314 Jessica Brant // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I would make a necklace to wear with a lolita outfit that I’m making for Japan Expo in Paris this summer!

  • 315 Christina Kalvaitis // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:48 am

    This would really make my ideas come alive. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • 316 Barbara Sherman // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:54 am

    Lots and lots of earrings to sell at my winery tasting room in Zillah (Paradisos del Sol).

  • 317 Holly Jones // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    I wear earrings everyday and would definitely be making some sparkling swarovski earrings for the spring & summer. I love how beautifully they sparkle!

  • 318 MamaLeece*aka*Lisa D. Jasperson // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    Well, with Mother’s day approaching, I would definitely make my mother a complete set, with earrings, a bracelet and a necklace, with a wire wrapped pendant using one of the larger free-formed crystals. My mother has been such an endless and powerful source of support for me during my recent treatment for breast cancer and my present recurrent breast cancer…she absolutely deserves to be loved and pampered herself, and the best way I can think of to make that happen would be to adorn her with the most beautiful Crystals ever made…Swarovski Crystals! The Spring collection will provide endlessly soft color palettes, that will no doubt mingle gorgeously with several shades of Pink, to represent Breast Cancer Awareness. The intense beauty of Swarovski Crystals is something I believe will be a perfect match to the beauty of my Mother’s spirit and dedication to helping me to survive my cancer a second time! Without my Mother’s endless love, care and support, I surely wouldn’t be here today to write this post or even be able to PLAN FOR A FUTURE in which I can see myself creating the most outstanding set of jewels ever made! Even if I don’t win, I fully intend to follow through with my goal so as to thank my Mother for giving me life…more than once! I love you Mom! You’re my strength and my greatest inspiration, and when I DO beat this cancer for the second time, I’ve decided that when I finally grow up, I want to be just like you!

  • 319 Anne // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    The crystal luminous green bicones are GORGEOUS! I’ll be making a right angle weave bracelet with matching ring and earrings for sure. Thanks, Artbeads!

  • 320 Sue Barnes // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    After I just sit and admire the lovely, sparkly, shiny crystals for a very long time, I would make some earrings and necklaces to give to my friends and relatives…because it makes them happy!!and it makes me happy too!!!

  • 321 Dale // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    I would love to win this giveaway. Then I could make jewelry for all my friends when I travel south for the winter.

  • 322 Josie // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    How can any of us not create beautiful pieces with such AWESOME beads!!

  • 323 Belle // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    I’d love to be able to add a few more necklaces and bracelets that have a bit more “bling” from the Swarovski crystals to my awareness jewelry that I design.

    I love shopping at Artbeads!

  • 324 Nancy // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Since I am a tutu maker/dance costumer I would use them by sewing them onto a bodice and tutu to add sparkle to enhance the lovely ballerina who would dance in my creation!

  • 325 Carole // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Earrings. Lots of earrings. Plus a bracelet or two.

  • 326 Nicole Coleman // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    I would make a beautiful bracelet or two.

  • 327 penny gutman link // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    Beads from are always to be
    Admired first. I would then make a very unique necklace using an array of beads that would look great together.

  • 328 Mary // Mar 26, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Would love to make some bracelets and rosaries and definitely earrings. can never have to many earrings!

  • 329 Michele // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    Me! Me! ME! Pick me!! :0)

  • 330 Sue // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    I would like to make a sparkling necklace, bracelet and dangling earrings for this summer’s cruise in Alaska.

  • 331 Terri Kring // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    I would make bracelets in honor of Autism Awareness Month! Give them to The Puzzle Place to sell during the month of April to raise money for our local families!!!

  • 332 Kristin Hughes // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    Ohhh…. shiny! I would not know what to turn them into until I hold them in my hands & ponder. I would love the chance to decide…

  • 333 Rita Hutchinson // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    The swirly pendant is fantastic, and I’d love to wire wrap it.

  • 334 Christina // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Earrings for all my friends

  • 335 Teri // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I would LOVE to win a selection of Swarovski crystals! I love working with them — the quality is second to none!
    Thanks for the chance!

  • 336 Ashley // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    I would make copper wire wrapped bracelet and earrings with these crystals added in for some amazing shine.

  • 337 Liz // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    I would make a sparkly, turquoise-and-coral-colored charm bracelet with copper or silver chain, not sure which. Either would be pretty!

  • 338 Peggy Furr // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    I would love to make bracelets for my family for Easter. What beautiful beads! Thanks for this opportunity!

  • 339 Becky Adkins // Mar 26, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    I envision a multi strand long necklace with all that sparkle… what an eye catcher!

  • 340 Beverly // Mar 26, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    I would make some type of jewelry, probably, bracelets, for my family and set for my mom.

  • 341 Christine Stoll // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Dreamy dreamy Swarovski crystals! Who can resist?!?! I see sparkly, dangly earrings and an opportunity to make one fabulously bejeweled necklace!

  • 342 Cindy Shorey // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    I would make as many pair of earrings as is possible to give to relatives and friends…and of course a pair for myself!

  • 343 NixiBeads // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I’d definitely make sparkly earrings…Swarovski is so pretty as earrings, and probably a necklace to go with them.

  • 344 Debi Woods // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    We have had so many deaths in our family in the last 6 years, from my daddy, husband, both in-laws ( which was like a mama and daddy to me), my sister in-law, grandmother, and neice…
    I would make all my family members
    ( males included) a piece of jewelry to represent each passing of our family.
    My mother, which is still young at 73, a matching set to go with each of the pieces I made for the family members…
    It would be very nice to have it done by Mothers Day, but to me, time does not matter, I just want to be able to have the whole family together, and present each of them a gift and then give mama’s to her.
    To see the tears of Joy and Pride is in Mama’s eyes is worth a million dollars.
    Good Luck to the winner… and Good Luck to ya’ll in having to choose a winner out of all the entrants….

  • 345 Roxie Osborne // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Sparklies! Love Sparklies! I would add Sparklies to everything! No female, young and old,should be without something Sparkly!!!

  • 346 Jolanta Warpechowska-Gruca // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    I love the new blue shades of pearls. I would create elegant beaded necklaces (possibly with matching bracelet or earrings). Great accessories for the colors that are in right now and coming in Fall. Time to go shopping ;-)

  • 347 Laura DeLa Torre // Mar 26, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Think of the Spanish galions sailing the seas carrying their treasures the rubies and emeralds glistening in the sun. I don’t think they had anything as cool as the 2 or is it 3 now boxes of swarovski crystals I have in my collection. I have a real addiction to their beauty and crafting them into pieces of jewelry for friends and family gives me so much pleasure. I would love to win the new colors.

  • 348 Misty Frock // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    I would make more jewelry sets with the new collection. I love making inspired necklaces with matching earrings and bracelets or anklets. I love how Swarovski catches and reflects light so beautifully.

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  • 349 Crystal Nielsen // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    I love things that sparkle, especially Swarovski crystal! I would make a variety of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and hair ornaments with this collection of dazzling goodies. I find myself inspired by the colors and shapes and would let the crystals be my muses.

  • 350 jj williams // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Beautiful elements; using glass rounds & bi-cones in burgandy/blue zircon with their lapis pearls as well as the gorgeous colored rose peach pearls,to create a long shimmering necklace alternating with silver tone chain. And of course, matching dangling earrings, 3 strand.

  • 351 Connie Montague // Mar 26, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    I would definitely make some earrings because I always get compliments on any earrings I make with Swarovski crystals! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 352 Tiffany Matto // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    I’d mix the crystals with some sterling and pearls to make some amazing summer jewelry! :)

  • 353 Karen Carrano // Mar 26, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    I have always love the bling from the swarovski crystals with the ab finish or just the plain crystal…they sparkle in the light regardless…I have put them in many necklaces,earrings,brace-lets,anklets, as a filler or spacer bead or just used them alone for a elegant look…women love bling…and they are the best crystal to fit that look…

  • 354 Jessica O. // Mar 26, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Swarovski Crystals have always been such a delight to put into designs and I love how they sparkle, but not too much it’s overwhelming! I love making jewelry for my friends who get married and I also use them for decorating purposes at weddings. My sister is a wedding coordinator and she is currently having me help with a wedding that wants Swarovski Crystals hanging from fabric off of the ceiling to provide a twinkling look for their special night. I would love to experiment with these new crystals to provide an even more amazing look (Maybe even for my own wedding some day ;D ) Thanks Artbeads for such an awesome chance to win some fantastic items! You guys are great!

  • 355 Carla H. // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    I will make a beautiful multistrand bracelet in complimentary colors, with glistening chandelier earrings to match!!! I love Swarovski Crystals!!!

  • 356 Laura Nichols // Mar 26, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    What wouldn’t I make? I would make earrings and necklaces and bracelets and rings and embellishments for hair and t-shirts etc. I LOVE crystalizing EVERYTHING!

  • 357 Elyssa Ledgerwood // Mar 26, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    I would incorporate them in my new resin fairy wings I have been toying with.

  • 358 Jenna // Mar 26, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    I’d be in absolute heaven- I’d incorporate these into necklaces and dollmaking!

  • 359 Jenny S // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:34 am

    Necklaces, earring and bracelets, oh my! Probably make matching sets for my friends & I :)

  • 360 cindi lippman // Mar 27, 2012 at 4:51 am

    I would make a memory wire bracelet that looks like the sea!!

  • 361 Melissa // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:03 am

    I could totally see myself using these for a spring flower theme. Bracelet, Necklace and earrings.

  • 362 Maria Chuy Soto // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:05 am

    I love Swarovski, and there is nothing that you can’t create with their products – I love sparkle and I would make earrings, necklaces, bracelets , pins, accessories, etc. I once made a crown with only crystals! thank you for this opportunity!

  • 363 Kathy // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:06 am

    I would really enjoy using these to make jewerly they would make great Mother’s day gifts.

  • 364 Heather // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:07 am

    I have a friend who is getting married in early autumn…as my gift to her, I’ve promised a crystal necklace and earrings that sparkle as much as she does.

  • 365 Tiffany // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:09 am

    I’d love to win this. I’ve used Swarovski in most of my projects since I started making jewelry. I love them.

  • 366 Dana // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:10 am

    I would incorporate them into some bridesmaid jewelry I’m working on.

  • 367 Julia // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:17 am

    oh man – could make so many wonderful things with those Crystals!!

  • 368 Onye Ndika // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:21 am

    Definitely I would be making some serious bracelets and earrings. I would select one large piece as a focal for a necklace.

  • 369 Amanda // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:26 am

    I see them brightening up my kind of bummy mood lately. They’re absolutely beautiful and it’d really feel good to win something so stunning :)

  • 370 Carol Spring // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:28 am

    i soooo love these new shapes! i hope i win! please pick me!!! i see some earrings and pendants in my daughter’s future maybe mine too. :)

  • 371 Deryl // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:28 am

    I would make bracelets and earrings for all my grand daughters, or pehaps something very special for me to celebrate my 70th birthday. Nothing would be unused for sure.

  • 372 Karen R in GA // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Well, I do have several strands of flourite beads in various sizes that need a little inspiration to become a great summer necklace, earrings, and bracelet – a bit of crystal goodnees might just be the thing I need to set off the great colors in the flourite :)

    Or maybe I could add a few key pieces to a piece of needlework – maybe find a silk thread that needs a bit of crystal to go with :) Because, when it comes to my needlework, you can never have too many beads to go with the stitches :)

  • 373 Heather Fig. // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:39 am

    I am waiting for lots of the new rose peach crystals to arrive from Artbeads…plus 2 Wild Hearts…to make gifts. If I won I would treat myself and indulge in a few bracelets and earrings “just for ME”, 8-))

  • 374 Sharon // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:40 am

    I am a new beader and would love to try these beads in a spring necklace and earrings! I have raven mentality where I love anything shiny!

  • 375 Jonesy // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:42 am

    I’m sort of a crystal nut and have been drooling over those new 2 hole columns and the Rose Peach color is amazing!
    I’ve had a ton of ideas floating around in my head since I first saw the new spring/summer line, lol. Bracelets, necklaces, anklets… yeah, I’m a nut LOL

  • 376 Mallory // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 am

    probably earrings but who knows how I might get inspired

  • 377 Marcy Konno // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 am

    I LOVE Swarovski EVERYTHING!!

    Personally, if I won, I would use these to make doggy (or kitty!) “jewelry” for my special friends! I can always make jewelry for myself and the other humans in my life but why not spoil the special dog or cat in our lives as well?! They’re our best friends after all! I can already imagine doggy (and kitty) necklaces and charms to go with their dog tag. I could even match the colors to the “birthstone” of the dog (or cat)! I think that this giveaway would be marvelous for this!

    Thanks for this wonderful opportunity! :)

  • 378 Rachel M // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:52 am

    Swaroski’s latest release has so many lovelies in it. The colors are magnificent. I would use any of the new crystal luminous green in combination with some of the new rose peach crystals for a delicate bracelet and necklace perhaps with some wirewrapping. The burgandy blue zircon blend would look awesome in a chunkier bracelet. I would probably use it in a 5 strand bracelet. For halloween every year I dress up as a fairy and the fern green topaz blend beads would be great for a new accessory set. I would make a new shimmering headpiece (especially if i got an ellipsis focal in the fern blend) as well as a delicate bracelet and bead weave choker.

  • 379 donnalynn // Mar 27, 2012 at 11:54 am

    I would like to have a beading party and help my guests create their own style!

  • 380 Wendy Literski // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    The jewelry/designs I would create will be posted for sale on my Etsy site honoring Artbeads for their contribution to the design.

  • 381 Katrina // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    I would make bracelets for my daughters. They have been so supportive of my beading & jewelry making. They deserve something special like this.

  • 382 Hannah // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    That’s a good question. I would make a statement piece necklace that I could wear with a simple dress out on a date or to a party. I would also make some simple earrings to offset the extravagance of the necklace.

  • 383 Linda Napoli // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    I would make some dazzling jewelry for my daughter and friends. Maybe embellish some picture frames or whatever else my daughter would like.

  • 384 Virginia // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    I would make earrings and a necklace, most likely in conjunction with vintage beads. Other than vintage crystal, Swarovski is the only kind of crystal I use!

  • 385 ExpressiveBeauty // Mar 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    I would make some more earrings, necklaces, and bracelets for my spring bridal line. Swarovski elements are absolutely gorgeous. I wish I could buy them all of the time.

  • 386 Linda Brown // Mar 27, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    I would make a bracelet for spring with major BLING! A crystal charm bracelet for the grads.

  • 387 Sandy // Mar 27, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    Swarovski earrings in the shape of shiny molecules!

  • 388 Kelly L // Mar 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    Something sparkly for a friend getting married!

  • 389 Melissa H // Mar 27, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    I would make a bracelet or earrings.

  • 390 Teresa McCrudden // Mar 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    I am presently suncatchers for my sisters. But am thinking of using some of the smaller beads to decorate pillows, picture frames depending on what type of beads are given away.

  • 391 CommonSenseMom // Mar 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    I would make some super blingy jewelry for springtime!!!

  • 392 Joyce Cason // Mar 27, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    I would make earrings! Dangling ones long ones, short ones, hoops and drops.

  • 393 shannon weiser // Mar 27, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    I know that I would make a stack of bracelets to shimmer and shine when I go out or to wear for belly dance performances. I then might make matching earings that dangle and catch the sunlight. Honestly, there’s many things I could do with these things!

  • 394 beediebabe // Mar 27, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    It kind of depends on what’s in the mix but I’m sure I’ll think of something – Swarovski crystals are always a wonderful inspiration… probably I’d make a bracelet and earring “set.” Thanks!

  • 395 Pat // Mar 27, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    I would create a gorgeous multi strand set to be raffled for our ACS Relay for Life team.

  • 396 kristy // Mar 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    something super sparkly!!

  • 397 Laura // Mar 27, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    I would make a lovely Easter Bracelet with matching Necklace and Earring Set. Embellish a Top with any extra crystals. Swarovski is always beautiful no matter how creative your imagination is!

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