Top 10 Charms

Welcome back to another week of beading recaps as we look back at some of this year’s most popular charms! We were so excited to share these charms with you throughout the year and couldn’t believe the magic you created when adding them to your jewelry designs. Take a look at our list of Top 10 Charms that resonated most with our community below and let us know what charms jumpstart your imagination as you plan your designs for next year!

1. Swarovski Glue-In Pear Shape Charms

With so many Swarovski stones to choose from, it’s no wonder these spectacular glue-in charms are a popular choice for jewelry designs. Check out our top-selling Swarovski Crystal DeLight Pear Stone Collection for a new spin on this classic favorite!

2. Pewter Snowflake Charm by TierraCast

Winter arrived in full force this year and these snowflake charms were fundamental in spreading holiday cheer. We’re not sure if you were more excited about our snowflake design ideas or our Treehouse Charity Drive (where $1 from each charm purchased is donated to charity until December 17, 2018), but we absolutely loved seeing your flurry of snowflake designs!

3. Swarovski Round Channel Charms

These Swarovski channel charms are a long-standing favorite for delicate designs and perfect for combining with other charms or styling solo. The channel setting allows light to shine through the crystal from both sides, giving you the most color and sparkle with over 20 classic colors to choose from!

4. Pewter Heart Charm by Nunn Design

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what better way is there to celebrate love than with these pewter heart charms by Nunn Design! Watch your heart grow with four sizes and finishes to choose from, complimenting any Valentine’s Day jewelry design requirements.

5. Pewter Mini North Star Charm by TierraCast

Stay focused on the road ahead and never stray from your beading destiny with these Mini North Star charms by TierraCast. These adorable pewter charms launched with the World’s Away Collection and were designed to complement tokens you collect along your journey. Satisfy your wanderlust as you add these charms to wrapped cord designs, or hang from a fun wire hoop component that opens and closes for a customizable design!

6. Pewter Royal Elephant Charm by Green Girl Studios

When Green Girl Studio’s newest collection of charms arrived it was love at first sight with this Royal Elephant Charm! This imaginative charm quickly inspired our creativity with so many ways to combine in lighthearted necklace, bracelet, and earring designs.

7. Druzy Charms

Design boutique style jewelry in a flash with dazzling Druzy charms. These charms feature a bunch of tiny but super sparkly crystals on top of a mineral base and are perfect for adding a little glam to your simple necklace designs!

8. Gemstone Charms

Make a set of glamorous gemstone charm necklaces with our simple component inspiration ideas! Choose from almost 100 charm styles in varying shapes, settings, and stones for a bezeled component that arrives ready to be incorporated into your next project.

9. Monstera Leaf Charm

Slide on some sterling silver with Amoracast’s recent release of modern and whimsical charms. We loved designing with these Monstera Leaf Charms and you loved our earring project inspiration, carving out a spot for these silver beauties just in time for this year’s recap! Check out the complete Amoracast collection and find additional inspiration for your upcoming designs.

10. Sterling Silver Vertical Moon Phase Charm

We are over the moon for this sterling silver Vertical Moon Phase Charm from Nina Designs! This etched and oxidized piece represents all of the lunar phases, as the moon waxes and wanes from New Moon to Full Moon, with different meanings associated with each phase. We hope this textured charm inspires your designs as you create jewelry that is out of this world!

Let us know what charms you used in your designs, or which of the Top 10 Charms you hope to style soon, in the comments below. Then stop by next week as we recap the top seed bead mixes used by the Fusion Beaders this year!

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