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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Peridot

Swarovski Peridot

Explore the power of color and how they can affect our thoughts and emotions through Swarovski’s Psychology of Colors program. This month’s focus is on Peridot, an energetic and cheerful green that evokes the spirit of nature. In line with design’s focus on sustainability and nature, green hues are highly sought after. This is also […]

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Love All – Swarovski Innovations Fall/Winter 2020-21

Swarovski Innovations

Swarovski Innovations for Fall/Winter 2020-2021 are available now and this season’s theme is Love All. In these Innovations, romantic symbols with enduring significance find a place alongside spectacular new stones in dazzling colors and amazing shapes. In a world that’s looking for emotional connection, nothing is more empowering or uplifting than love. These Swarovski Innovations […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Rose Water Opal

Through their Psychology of Colors program, Swarovski is exploring the power of color and how they can affect our thoughts, emotions, and more. Each month they’ll dive into a different color from the Swarovski family, exploring how they enhance our style and mood. August’s color is sweet Rose Water Opal. This soft pink shade is […]

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Inspiring Summer Jewelry Color Palettes

It’s officially summer and that warmer weather is (hopefully) coming your way! We know when we feel the sun on our skin and the heat waves hit, it gets us inspired to make beautiful summer jewelry for the season. What better way to spend a day in the sun than making your next project? When […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Colors – Tangerine

Tangerine

Swarovski is exploring the power of color through their Psychology of Colors program – how colors affect our thoughts, emotions, and more. For 11 months, we will be exploring a Swarovski color each month, diving into how these special colors can enhance our style and our mood. For June, Swarovski’s color is Tangerine. This juicy […]

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Swarovski Psychology of Color – Light Topaz

Psychology of Color

Swarovski has always been fascinated by the psychology of color, as colors evoke emotion, influence our thoughts, and even moderate our stress levels. Swarovski is taking us on a journey of color with their Psychology of Color program. For 11 months, we will be exploring a Swarovski color each month, diving into the effects colors […]

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Design Process – From Beads to Jewelry

March is National Craft Month, which is all about bringing creative ideas to life. Since this is the perfect time to get creative, we thought we’d talk with our designers about how they bring their ideas to life. Artbeads Designers Cynthia and Cheri answered some questions about how they design jewelry. Read on to get […]

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Your Guide to Seed Bead Stitches

Guide to Seed Bead Stitches

Seed beads can open up a world of possibilities for your jewelry designs. These tiny little beads are a staple to keep on hand for any kind of project. They come in basic round shapes, more uniform cylinder styles, and even fun variations like cube shapes. You might start with using them in stringing projects, […]

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Swarovski Let it Bead – Dazzling Jewelry Inspiration in a Digital Beading Book

Swarovski is offering a free digital beading book featuring a variety of fun categories of inspiration. Some pieces are inspired by the sea and mother nature, while others embrace symbolic spiritualism. You’ll even find ideas for college life, a night out on the town, and birthstone jewelry. We wanted to share some of the beautiful […]

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Winter Color Palettes to Inspire Your Creations

Color Inspiration

Winter is the perfect time to make jewelry. Handmade designs make great Christmas presents for your friends and family and it’s too cold to go outside, anyway. You might as well cozy up by a nice fire and start creating. Before you get started, we’re here to share color inspiration for your next winter projects. […]

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