It's easier than ever to create glamorous designs with the Swarovski Pre-Season Fall/Winter 2015-16 Innovations! These Innovations strive to update timeless style to fit into our ever-evolving modern world. Spiky shapes take on crystalline beauty, the perfect blend for radiant designs that unite contemporary punk rock attitude with decadent, old-world style. The new Crystal Patina effect also makes a statement of merging the vintage with the current. Achieving this couture-influenced style is even easier with the new Spikes and Studs collection, designed in co-operation with John Paul Gaultier. Find out all about these sparkling new treasures and other beauties right here!
The Crystal Patina effect updates crystal with a timeless look! Use these pieces in your projects for a reminder of the beauty of times past. The deliberate imperfection found in each coating means that every crystal is unique! There are five new variations: Crystal Black Patina, Crystal Gold Patina, Crystal Rose Patina, Crystal Silver Patina and Crystal White Patina. You'll love the vintage elegance this effect brings to designs.
This amazing piece is a double-pointed chaton that picks up on the current glam rock and spike trends. Its exciting, tactile quality reflects the bold styling themes popular in today's design world. The pointed chaton will help you create stunning 3D effects in your designs.
This double-pointed square stone is glamorously edgy and is sure to impart luminosity in your designs. The sophisticated cut of this fancy stone mirrors the distinctive XILION facets, for a brilliant look you won't forget! Perfect for bead embroidery and other applications, this stone pairs well with the XIRIUS pointed chaton.
Featuring a XIRIUS 2088 cut crystal set in an elegant ring, this beauty will add brilliant new dimension to your designs. You can apply it to accessories, clothing and more using the crystal applicator handheld tool. This sophisticated buttoning system will add a touch of subtle glamour to any look.
- This new collection of crystal shapes was designed in co-operation with Jean Paul Gaultier, an iconic couture designer. These avant-garde pieces are full of high-glam style and contemporary luxe appeal. They fit perfectly with the fiercely edgy trends seen in today's jewelry designs.
- Double Spike Bead: The double spike bead features a bicone hexagonal shape full of radiant "rock chic" appeal. The stringing hole runs between the two spike ends, so it will create a wild glam look in any design. Blend it with modern metallics for brilliant edge.
- Spike Pendant: This geometric triangular shape is available in three sizes, so you can use it in anything from classy jewelry sets to spiky glam rock pieces. Leather, chain, pearls or crystal—anything goes with this dangling pendant!
- Spike Bandings: The spike bandings can be applied by hand on different fabrics. They are available in seven different metallic effects and three different casing colors, so they are very versatile. They'll bring opulence and brilliance to your projects.
- Spike Rivets: The new spike rivets are the height of style. Use the crystal applicator handheld tool to apply them to clothing, accessories and more for a high-glam, couture look. They'll help you create studded leather designs, spiky bags or anything else you can dream up!
New Brilliant Cut: XIRIUS Flatbacks, Sew-on Stones and Lochrose Stones
Stunning new XIRIUS cuts for flatbacks, sew-on stones and lochrose stones will add even more sparkle to your designs. With complex faceting and durability, the XIRIUS cut is the new definition of excellence, putting Swarovski closer to the look and feel of a real diamond. You can bring that excellence to all of your designs with these beautiful new crystal components.