Nautical Color Idea Giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Carmen P., on winning this fun Nautical Color Idea Giveaway!

To celebrate the summer we have decided to giveaway an assortment of beads, charms, and stringing materials that our inspired by our newest color idea, Set Sail! One lucky winner will get their hands on all of […]

NFL Team Crystal Color Chart!

As football season swings into gear, you can be the talk of the town with customized crystal jewelry designs and accessories made in your favorite NFL team colors! Make a cell phone charm like 12th Man, a snowflake ornament in your team’s colors for Christmas gifts, fun stacked bracelets or any other jewelry design. The […]

Swarovski Trend Forecast Spring and Summer 2012!

Swarovski develops a trend report bi-annually which is highly influential as sources of inspiration for top international designers. Luckily, they’ve shared the Spring and Summer 2012 forecast with us at and we can’t wait to tell you all about it! The most recent report is focused on natural happiness. This includes the joy in […]

Bead Challenge: Part 2

It has been a couple weeks since our Bead Challenge: Part 1 blog, and we now have results! Four designers on the creative team were given two hours, one color idea and $25 to create a pair of earrings. Everyone thought it would be so easy to make one pair of earrings in […]

Animal Instincts – Swarovski Trend Forecast 2011

With every product launch, Swarovski provides a trend report based on in-depth research and information gathered from around the world. The report forecasts the direction of the fashion industry in a detailed breakdown of five trend categories: Harmony, Classic, Progressive, Romantic, and Glamour. Along with elaborate descriptions of the latest trends, Swarovski provides trend […]

Chocolate Chip Mint Color Idea

Chocolate chip mint ice cream was the inspiration for our newest color idea and is one of my favorites! I love the cool mint tone of the ice cream and the rich dark color of the chocolate chips. After I finished my edible inspiration, I got down to some serious bead picking. It […]