Crystal – Diamond a birthstone color for April.

The diamond or clear crystal is the birthstone for those born April .  April’s birthstone is remarkably simple in composition, yet stunning in its unique ability to reflect and refract light into vivid flashes of brilliant colors. The ancient Hindus called the Diamond “Vajra,” meaning lightening, both because of the sparks of light thrown off by…

Aquamarine – Swarovski Crystal Birthstone for March

Picture the cerulean blue waters of the Mediterranean, the crystalline waves lapping at the blindingly bright sand as small colorful fish flit about in shallows, the warm breeze stirring the palm fronds just above you as you rest in the shade. A scene of complete contentment and relaxation.   March’s birthstone, aquamarine, effortlessly evokes such…

Swarovski Inovations Spring/Summer 2017 – The Balance of Nature

At the beginning of this year, Swarovski launched their new line of crystal colors and shapes. The main theme of this year’s release was “THE BALANCE OF NATURE”. The idea came from recognizing the fact that over the past 15 years we have witnessed radical changes in the way we meet, interact, live and even age. The influx…

Ring Bling: New Rivoli Ring Settings

For all those following the ring stacking trend, we’ve upgraded our inventory of rivoli ring settings so now you have even more choices of colors and sizes of settings to match with our immense selection of special and custom coated Swarovski rivolis. These high quality Israeli pewter ring settings are beautifully detailed and the perfect…

Exclusive and Unique Swarovski Custom Finishes

Take a look at these new beautiful custom coatings on Swarovski crystal stones and beads available exclusively from Eureka Crystal Beads. Refreshing like its melon namesake, the Honeydew custom finish is eye-catching in its brilliance and a unique finish available exclusively from Eureka. Dark and brilliant like the night sky, the Jet Galaxy custom coating…

New Swarovski Colors are Here!

Swarovski’s new colors have just arrived here at Eureka Beads and we’re offering a 7% discount off your entire purchase of $75 or more when you enter the coupon code SAVE7 between now and October 3rd! Take advantage of this fabulous offer and be the first to stock up on the fabulous new colors Sunflower,…

New Arrivals Announced: Swarovski Custom Coatings

I recently did a piece on the latest gorgeous Swarovski Custom Coating: Peacock Eye and just today we received another bead dressed up in those vibrant colors. We now have the 5621 14mm Twist Bead (the one that’s shaped like a potato chip and makes absolutely fabulous earrings and bracelet charms). The cut of Swarovski’s…

New Custom Coating: Peacock Eye

Peacock Eye, also known as just Peacock, is one of the newest Custom Coatings on Swarovski Crystal. This dazzling effect, reminiscent of gorgeous peacock plumage, is like nothing else out there. The interplay of colors and light is fascinating and intriguing, imparting a certain amount of mysticism. A splash of Peacock Eye will add beauty…

A Desiger’s Guide to Swarowski Custom Finishes II

Part II: Opaque Metallic Coatings As mentioned in the previous post, there are two types of custom coatings: transparent and opaque metallic. Transparent finishes give clear crystal both sparkle effects as well as add color ranging from bright to subtle, while amping up glitter and often modifying color when applied to colored crystal. Opaque metallic…

Innovative Bead Expo in Fishkill NY Recap

Thank you all for coming to our booth at the Fishkill Show. Your response to our new line of Swarovski Custom Coatings, new Swarovski colors and new styles in Czech glass beads exceeded our expectation. Our booth was so crowded for the most of the show that we barely had time to chat with anyone!  Our favorite part about…