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Swarovski

Swarovski

Create Your Style with a full rainbow of gorgeous, shimmering Swarovski crystals (also known as Swarovski Elements) in a stunning array of colors. Swarovski stones have set the standard in crystal jewelry supplies for over a century - discover why with our fine collection of loose Swarovski crystals, including crystal beads, crystal pearls, pendants, flat back crystals, and rhinestones. Jewelry makers often buy Swarovski crystals to create modern and sparkling necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Become inspired and get outstanding wholesale pricing when you buy in bulk.

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Swarovski Fall/Winter 2016/2017 Pre-Launch

Swarovski Fall/Winter 2016/2017 Pre-Launch

Swarovski Seasonal Innovations

Swarovski Seasonal Innovations

Shop Swarovski Crystals By Color

Shop Swarovski Crystals By Color

Swarovski Crystal Beads

Swarovski Crystal Beads

Swarovski BeCharmed Beads

Swarovski BeCharmed Beads

Swarovski Rhinestone Beads & Pave Beads

Swarovski Rhinestone Beads & Pave Beads

Swarovski Sew-On Stones

Swarovski Sew-On Stones

Swarovski Crystal Pendants

Swarovski Crystal Pendants

Swarovski Chain, Charms, & More

Swarovski Chain, Charms, & More

Swarovski Crystal Pearls

Swarovski Crystal Pearls

Swarovski  Crystal Rivoli Stones (1122)

Swarovski Crystal Rivoli Stones (1122)

Swarovski Edelweiss Fancy Stones (4753)

Swarovski Edelweiss Fancy Stones (4753)

Swarovski Flat Back Crystals NHF (No Hotfix)

Swarovski Flat Back Crystals NHF (No Hotfix)

Swarovski Hotfix Rhinestones

Swarovski Hotfix Rhinestones

Swarovski Crystal Prisms

Swarovski Crystal Prisms

Swarovski Ceralun™ Epoxy

Swarovski Ceralun™ Epoxy

Free 2015 Swarovski Project E-Book Make Your 2015 Sparkle!
Swarovski crystals are a year round fashion staple, and Swarovski's 2015 e-book will give you lots of new fashion design ideas for 2015. Click the booklet image for your free PDF download of 2015 Trends Inspirations & Project Designs. Find the supplies you need right here at Rings & Things!


2015 Summer Trends Design Contest Summer Trends Design Contest
Enter Swarovski's Create Your Style 2015 Summer Trends Design Contest for a chance to win up to $500 worth of Swarovski crystals! Use Spring/Summer 2015 Swarovski Innovations from Rings & Things as your inspiration and building blocks. Find contest details on Swarovski's Facebook page.


Glossary of Coatings & Effects for Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski crystals come in a dizzying array of color options including coatings, foil backings, color-changing shades and more! Get help sorting through your options with this glossary of definitions that explain some of the Swarovski color terms you'll come across.


  • 2x Signifies that a coating has been applied to the entire surface of a component. It's called "two times" because most coatings are only applied to one half (one side) of a bead or pendant.
  • Aurora Borealis (AB) A pastel iridescent coating. Unlike most crystal coatings (which are generally applied to only clear crystals), aurora borealis is available on many crystal colors.
  • Coatings Swarovski crystals are available in many coatings. If a crystal is coated, we list the crystal color first followed by the coating. For example, Crystal Copper is a clear crystal component with a copper-colored coating added to one half of the item. Most coatings are created by Swarovksi, but sometimes non-Swarovski coatings are applied to Swarovski goods (Champagne is an example of this). See "2x" and "AB" for more info on coatings.
  • Color-Changing Shades Alexandrite and Cantaloupe are crystal shades that change color depending on the light under which they're being viewed.
  • Comet Argent Light (CAL) A single-colored silver foil backing that creates a mirror-like effect. In addition to being used on clear crystal components, it can be used in addition to a coating.
  • Foils, Multicolor Also known as "Translucent Effects", multicolored foil coatings are applied to one half (one side) of a crystal component. Bermuda Blue (BB), Heliotrope, Sahara, Tabac, Vitrail Light (VL), Vitrail Medium (VM) and Volcano are all examples. Generally, these are applied as backings and are seen through the clear crystal.
  • Metallic Coatings Aurum (gold-colored), Dorado (bronze-colored), Hematite (silvery gray, like the gemstone), and Metallic Blue are all metallic-looking coatings applied to either one side or the full (2x) crystal component. These are typically added to clear or jet beads.
  • Protective Layer A lacquer introduced in 2011 that is applied over select Bermuda Blue, Tabac, Vitrail Medium, Vitrail Light, and Comet Argent Light (CAL) crystals. This lacquer protects the crystal's colored coating from scratches, fingerprints and moisture damage that could lead to corrosion.
  • Satin A smoky gray coating that adds a soft sheen and deepens the shade of the crystal. Like aurora borealis, this coating is available on various colors of crystal.
  • Transmission A coating designed for the textile industry that looks similar to aurora borealis. It "transmits" or seems to emulate the color of the garment on which it is worn.


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