Lavender Love – Get Inspired by One of Our Favorite Colors

Provence Lavender

Lavender is a fragrant and beautiful plant displaying blooms in the most beautifully soft yet vibrant purple color. A rare color in nature, lavender purple is an inspiring hue we can’t get enough of. It is often associated with femininity, royalty, and serenity. Artbeads Chief Jewelry Designer Cynthia Kimura’s French heritage draws her to the beauty of this color again and again. She took the picture above the last time she visited Provence. Today we’re sharing inspiration for using this gorgeous hue in your jewelry designs.

Lovely Jewelry Inspiration

Lavender Bracelet

Here in the Pacific Northwest, the wafting smell of blooming lavender florets swaying in the warm breeze permeates summertime. We have our pick of lavender festivals all over the region, allowing for even more inspiration. It’s no wonder our designers love using this soft color in their jewelry designs. Cynthia made this bracelet with beautiful lavender gemstone beads and a majestic faceted focal in a deeper purple shade.

Lavender Ring

Our designer Cheri loves designing with soothing lavender colors, too. She created a beautiful showcase for a Swarovski fancy stone in this peyote stitch ring design. The Swarovski crystal is a pool of pure lavender beauty that will draw attention to your style.

Color Inspiration

Lavender Color Palette

This color palette inspired by our Butterflies in the Heather bracelet shows how effortless it is to use the delicate purple tone in your jewelry designs. It looks great with deeper purple colors and we love mixing it with sandy neutrals for a little contrast, too. Pair it with greens, to echo the long green stems on lavender spikes.

Artbeads Color Party

This Color Party created by Cynthia shows some more inspiration for using lavender in your jewelry style. Antique brass, like the filigree focal here, matches perfectly and once again, darker purple tones look great with the softer shade. We love the magical pop of iridescent colors from the Crystal Paradise Shine Rivoli.

Lavender Items at

Lavender Supplies at

We offer lots of wonderful items in amazing lavender hues. We love mixing this color into our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends. Our Briar Rose Blend above features a touch of the sweet color. Swarovski offers a Provence Lavender crystal color that will immediately transport you to the lavender fields in France. We love this color mixed with Chrysolite in the briolette pendant above. If you love gemstones, Dakota Stones offers lavender amethyst beads. Of course, you can always shop by color to find even more lavender beauties on our website.

Win Your Own Lavender Beads

Win these Lavender Beads

If you need more lavender beads, you’re in luck! We’re giving away this tin full of lavender-inspired beads and components. Cynthia picked this tin up during her travels in France and filled it with some of her favorite lavender items. To learn more and enter for your chance to win, head to our website.

We hope these beads and jewelry inspirations have you inspired to start adding some sweet purple hues to your creations. If you need more inspiration, check out our Luscious Lavender Pinterest Board. We’d love to hear which colors inspire you or how you’ve used this amazing color in your designs, so make sure to leave a comment below!

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