Diamante Necklace – Wedding DIY Project

To make this sparkly pendant necklace you will need: 1x 18”silver-plated chain, 1x 7mm silver-plated bail, 30cm silver-plated wire, 5x Swarovski 4mm xilion bicone beads, colour: crystal comet argent light (silver), 5x Preciosa drop diamantes 1cm x 0.6cm in silver metal clasp, 1x white organza bag 7cm x 9cm, wire cutters and round nose pliers. …

The Handmade Festival – Celebrating All Things Handmade

If someone asked me to describe this year’s Handmade Festival in three words, it would be impossible. So many adjectives come to mind: Inspiring, Colourful, Innovative, Educational, Posh ( …being held on The Green opposite the majestic Hampton Court), Relaxing, Unique, Imaginative, Delicious ( …yes, there was also food) ….and so much …

Our Favourites from Swarovski® Spring / Summer 2020 Innovations Collection

The latest “Innovations” components released by Swarovski for Professionals are inspired by The Power of Emotions.  As usually, we are finding it difficult to choose our favourite bead shape ….as we love them all! Those of you who set crystals into mounts will be interested in the new mesmerizing “kaleidoscope” …