Swarovski Crystal and Pantone Top Color Trends: Fall 2017

If you're looking for unique jewelry that will make your fall fashion stand out, You've come to the right place. Every season Pantone creates invigorating and refreshing color palettes for men and women alike. The Autumn months are quickly approaching; the weather is changing and new Fall trends and favorites begin to appear. We have … Continue reading Swarovski Crystal and Pantone Top Color Trends: Fall 2017

Swarovski Crystal Color Matching with Pantone Fashion Color Trends for Fall/Winter 2016

The Fall 2016 Pantone color palette is led by the blue family which evokes the desire for tranquility, strength and optimism. The palette is further anchored by earth tones and punctuated with exhilarating pops of color to create a balanced and playful collection. "Blue skies represent constancy as they are always above us. Grays give … Continue reading Swarovski Crystal Color Matching with Pantone Fashion Color Trends for Fall/Winter 2016

This summer there is a move to softer, pastel colors in jewelry and accessories.

This season there is a move toward the cooler and softer side of the color spectrum. An eclectic ethereal mix of understated brights, pale pastels and nature-like neutrals take center stage as designers draw from daydreams of simpler times. Remembrances of retro delights, folkloric and floral art and magical words of tropical landscapes restore a … Continue reading This summer there is a move to softer, pastel colors in jewelry and accessories.

You know Toho seed beads, but do you know how long they have been around?

TOHO seed beads are manufactured in Japan. We all know them and use them for a variety of projects. It seems like they have been around forever, but in fact their history is very short by the glass making standards. You will be quite surprised to learn that history of glass beads making in Japan … Continue reading You know Toho seed beads, but do you know how long they have been around?

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Snake Skin SuperDuo Bracelet

  Fun to wear & comfortable. This marvelous CzechMate SuperDuo and Swarovski Bicone bracelet is simple but elegant. This bracelet has an appealing snake skin like pattern, is very comfortable and fun to wear! You will be able to make it quickly and inexpensively. Levelvel:  INTERMEDIATE What you need: 2 packs - 5328 2.5mm Bicone … Continue reading Snake Skin SuperDuo Bracelet

SuperDuos are loved for their versatility. See what we made with two hole beads.

One of the most popular CZECHMATES are Superduos. Superduos have been around for only about a year and let’s face it – we all love them and sometimes wonder how beading was possible without them. They are two-hole glass beads made in the Czech Republic. The Superduos are very consistent in size (5x2.5mm) and shape … Continue reading SuperDuos are loved for their versatility. See what we made with two hole beads.

Jewelry Color Trends for 2014

Allegoria This is the most daring trend of 2014. Stemming from the word allegory, which is defined as “a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms” Allegoria is symbolic, ritualistic and sacred. The theme has a soul that conjures medieval and mythical spirits. The jewellery is allusive and sculptural with … Continue reading Jewelry Color Trends for 2014