Swarovski Rivolis

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Swarovski rivoli crystals are beautiful stones that make a sparkling impact on any design. Their unique facets refract light in a dazzling display. These stones don’t have stringing holes, so they work best as embellishments in bead embroidery or even in beaded bezels. Artbeader Linda made some very cool bezels for her rivolis. Linda's Bezels for Rivolis

Linda made a black cat bezel and a peppermint candy bezel for her rivoli components. By modifying the same technique to suit different styles, she created two very different looks!

Rivoli Bezels

You can learn to make an open back bezel for your rivolis with this Handy Tip. Tubular peyote stitch helps seed beads fit snugly around these circular stones. The completed bezels are easy to incorporate into designs, too.

Blooming Stars

Artbeads.com’s chief jewelry designer Cynthia Kimura embellished her beaded bezels with bicones in her Blooming Stars necklace. Then, she attached them to each other using links she made with an Artbeads Designer Wire Blend in perfectly coordinated colors.

If you’re pressed for time when designing, there are quick ways to use rivolis, too!

Ring Around the Rivoli

These Ring Around the Rivoli rings come together in minutes! All you have to do is glue the rivoli into the ring setting and allow to dry. The result is a fabulous ring with professional style.

Luminous Gypsy

TierraCast also offers rivoli settings you can use to display some sparkle in your projects! Earring chandeliers, like the ones featured in this Luminous Gypsy design, charms and links are all available in a variety of finishes. Once again, just glue the rivoli in place and allow to dry.

As you can see, there are many ways to incorporate the magic of rivoli crystals into your designs. What are some ways you have used them in your projects? We would love to see your designs. Share with us in the comments below or on our Facebook page. Remember, you can also add pictures of your designs when leaving product reviews on our website, like Linda did. You just might be featured on a future blog post, Facebook or Pinterest!

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  1. Reply

    Wow! Ornaments looking exquisite with rivolis but I got blown over by the ring around the rivoli. This could be the perfect gift for your beloved during valentine.

    • Josie Fabre
    • February 9, 2015
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    Love the peppermint bezel similar to that in the Bead and Button Extra from December

    https://store.jewelrymakingmagazines.com/products/BNBX1412__December-2014-BB-Extra

    • Jeri
    • February 20, 2015
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    I would love that pattern for the cat rivoli pendant. Is it available?

  2. Reply

    Loves those Ring Around the Rivoli, I think I’m going to have pinned on my pinterest board. It similar with lab created blue sapphire ring.

  3. Reply

    I juste love these rivoli swarowski and the will be perfect for my next project

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