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Festive Instruction Guides from Swarovski!

Get creative with the fun new instructions available from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. These instructions are great for when you want a quick project that uses sparkling crystal beads. If you’re still enjoying the design possibilities of fall, explore the Fall and Halloween Instruction Guide. Along with earrings you can wear all season, it offers projects ranging […]

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Create Your Own Pendants!

As you search for new and exciting ways to create jewelry, be sure to explore our new Make Your Own Pendant section in the Learning Center. You’ll find beautiful ideas created to inspire and guide you as you design your own focal pieces. Making a pendant can be as easy as sliding a few beads […]

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New Swarovski Color Charts

The new SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS charts for 2010 are here, and they feature colors included in the latest round of Innovations, such as sunflower and crystal silver night. These charts offer a detailed look at the color and effects of the gorgeous beads and pendants that are available from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Become familiar with the colors […]

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Frightful Halloween Ideas

If you’re gearing up for a Halloween party and looking for some inspiring designs, be sure to explore the new free Halloween Swarovski instruction guides. You’ll find designs for spooky cards to send your friends, along with dangling bats, glowing lanterns and glittering pendants. The Swarovski crystals in these designs draw the eye and enhance […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Shoe Charms

Whether you want to decorate your shoes for a breast cancer awareness walk or create an embellishment to wear on your favorite pair of tennis shoes, these shoe charms are a great way to show support for those fighting breast cancer. These charms could also be used as zipper pulls or keychain dangles. For other […]

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How to Make a Wrapped Loop – It’s Easy, Right?

The words wrapped loop sound like a simple two-step process. Step one: form a loop with some wire. Step two: wrap the end of the wire around the bottom of that loop. Piece of cake. Piece of cake. That’s what I thought just before I started my first jewelry project. After all, I’d already tried […]

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New Simple Loop Handy Tip Video

Simple loops are one of the most basic wire-working techniques. Whether you’re using head pins, eye pins or sterling silver wire, learning this technique will help you easily create dangles and links in your jewelry designs. Every beginning beader should learn this essential skill, so we’ve created this Handy Tip video to teach you several […]

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New Nunn Design™ Items

Take the time to browse through our large selection of Nunn Design™ items. Each component is a great way to explore your creativity and display your own handcrafted elements. Whether you use these fun pendants to display your treasures or create unique layered looks with the transfer sheets, you’ll love the versatility of these items! […]

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Getting Started

Beginning jewelry making can be overwhelming. With all of the different techniques, tools and designs it may be difficult to know where to start. For this reason, we’ve created a Getting Started section in our Learning Center. There you’ll find sections dedicated to informing you about the best tools for beginners and teaching you the […]

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Mommy & Me Projects

School’s out for the summer. If you’re looking for fun ways to entertain your kids, browse through the Mommy & Me section in our Learning Center for a variety of jewelry and craft ideas that any child will be happy to create. This section is devoted to keeping our children entertained and involved in some […]

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