Tuesday Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Tassel with Chain

Creating a chain tassel for the first time can seem like an intimidating task. Luckily, I’m here to tell you that the best part about making a tassel with chain is that it only involves using beginner’s beading skills! To make a chain tassel, you will need these three techniques: to cut chain efficiently, […]

Swarovski Crystal Fall/Winter 2018-19 Collection Trends

Influenced by our polarized views, we envision our lives accordingly. We either see the future as bright and cheerful, full of opportunity or as a challenge we would prefer to exchange with a more simple, bygone, time. This season we highlight these polarized viewpoints, reflecting upon the fact that where there is light, there […]

August’s Color of the Month: Cadmium Orange

For our Color of the Month Challenge for August we choose Cadmium Orange from Pantone’s Fall Color Report.

Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director at the Pantone Color Institute®, says Cadmium Orange “evokes a sentiment of optimism, fun and fantasy. Both playful and sophisticated in its appeal, Cadmium Orange is a warm, welcoming and […]

April’s Color of the Month: Custard

For our April Color of the Month challenge, we celebrate Custard! This is a warm and sunny color that is perfect for welcoming the spring season.

Designer Nanette Lepore paired Custard with Lucite Green and Scuba Blue in her dress design below, while designer Nicole Miller chose to pair Custard with Strawberry Ice […]

Outstanding Jewelry from the Oscars!

What a year for jewelry at the Oscars! It looks like bold accessories have made a comeback for 2015! I’m happy to see jewelry have such a big impact on the red carpet again! I could go on and on with how amazing I thought so many of the designs were this year, but […]

Our New Swarovski Favorites!

We are all really excited about the new Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2016 launch! There are two gorgeous new colors and effects, and five pretty pastel pearl colors plus two new bead shapes, and two pendant styles, and a new button! Whether you prefer pastel or bold colors, this launch will have something for you. […]