Tag: Swarovski

How to Use a Safety Chain on PerlaVita Bracelet

This is one of my new favorite products, the safety chain for our PerlaVita Bracelets. Most of us have a little trouble putting on a bracelet and taking it off. There are “bracelet buddy” tools, someone in your household who helps you or your co-worker who comes to your aid but this little Safety Chain…

Measuring Crystals and Pearls – PP, SS, MM Made Simple

Swarovski and others crystals, rhinestones and flatbacks use PP, SS and MM, what do they mean and why! PP means Pearl Plate and was originally used to measure, well Pearls. That’s because the pearls were graded through stacks of plates with varying size holes. Actually we still use these in our first sort on sizes…

Why buy Venetian – Murano Glass Beads

Why buy authentic Murano Glass Beads? Or rather, why buy anything else? Many of our customers are designers who sell their Venetian Jewelry in the fairs and shows around the world.┬áSometimes they fall in love with Swarovski, but it is everywhere and hard to make a name for yourself with such a ubiquitous commodity; and…

Pantone┬« Fashion Color Report Spring 2015

Time to get started on your projects for spring. Here’s Pantone’s choices. You’ll find these colors featured in clothing, accessories like handbags and shoes in all the department stores. You can make your own jewelry to match, just follow these color trends. You can download and print a PDF of this to have handy by…

Swarovski Color Wheel

Use the Swarovski Color Carousel to help you design your Venetian Jewelry.

Whether you are a seasoned jewelry designer or new to the art, the Swarovski Color Carousel is a great tool. Want to know which colors are Main, Harmonious or Contrasting, Just move the bar along the bottom line and you’ll get your color combinations. Swarovski Color Carousel