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Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2019


A desire for experience over things is a modern-day mantra. We’ve become numbed by today’s technology-driven world, and there is a yearning to refocus on the human element, with its emotional, intellectual and spiritual demands. Craving connection, seeking authenticity
 and desiring what is real, we travel the world, experiencing new cultures and exploring new regions in order to learn, grow, collect mementoes, and ultimately find happiness.

Gap-year travels, adventures, cultural breaks, and luxury seafaring cruises characterize the new “experience” consumer, for whom traveling is more than just visiting a different place—it’s about finding new meanings, creating memories, and making the most of every moment.

Identified by the title “Wanderlust,” Swarovski takes to its heart the philosophy of embracing experience, and highlights the reasons why people travel — for boundless joy, a feeling of freedom, “barefoot luxury,” and even higher learning. We hope you will find creative inspiration in the currents of social change that drive and transform us, as expressed in our Innovations & Inspirations SS19.

MajesticBlueWhen dreaming of faraway places, the background of a perfect holiday is often a particular quality of blue—we have called it “Majestic Blue”. This versatile new color option, as intense as the ocean and as clear as the wide-open sky, is available in a variety of cuts and shapes, inspiring incredible creative possibilities.


In addition, three new Crystal Shiny LacquerPROeffects—Crystal Buttercup, Crystal Lime and Crystal Lilac—are the perfect complement to Majestic Blue’s dreamy, deep hues. Use them in elegant styles, bold and streamlined looks, and expressive designs.


Versatile new shapes and cuts include the Classic Cut Pendant, Geometric Flat Backs, Teardrop Fancy Stone and Mini Size Flat Backs.


In addition, there are the supremely adaptable Fine Rock Tubes, which merge the appeal of sparkling crystal with metal elements and streamlined silhouettes. Cylindrical in shape, it features a premium pavé surface created using double-pointed chatons; this is a decorative technique renowned for its highly refined brilliance. The Tube also offers the option to be elegantly punctuated by gleaming metal end caps (5950), providing a vast range of possibilities for custom designs.


Classic, round, with a full hole placed in the center, this pearl has all a designer could ask for. With its crystal core and flawless coating, this component truly resembles a genuine pearl. Thanks to its traditional and elegant appeal, it is the perfect match for a wide variety of crystal elements. Choose from a broad range of colors and sizes and apply it by sewing, knitting, crocheting, beading, threading, weaving, knotting, or wire working.


New Saturated Metallic Colors in Czech Glass Beads

We have just received Czech Glass Beads in Saturated Metallic finish. These colors are very happy, bright summer colors and will certainly add warmth to your designs. The most recent addition are Czech Glass Prong Beads in an extensive color palette ranging from Lapis Blue Saturated Metallic to Primrose Yellow Saturated Metallic.


Druk Beads are now available in new Saturated Metallic colors as well as Firepolish beads in sizes 2 and 3 mm. Firepolish beads are available at bulk/wholesale price so you don’t have to worry about missing a sale. Coupons don’t apply and a rock-bottom price is guaranteed every day.






We have also received new colors in always popular 2-hole Crescents Czech Glass Beads. See if you could use Island Paradise Saturated Metallic, Kale Saturated Metallic or Hazelnut Saturated Metallic for your newest designs.


Recently we have sold out of many colors in Gem Duo beads. We will be getting more of these Czech beads soon. We were able to restock some of the colors already so go to our website to see what is available.


And as always keep in mind that our extensive selection of free patterns for shapes of beads featured above is available to you at any time and purchase is not required.



Beads on the move – Eureka Crystal Beads has a new home

After many months of search for a perfect place Eureka Crystal Beads has finally moved to a new home. Our new address is: 1005 Main Street suite 112, Pawtucket, RI 02865. We are located now in the Hope Artiste Village. Hope Artiste Village is one of the largest mill restoration projects in Rhode Island. It is a hub of cultural activity. The Village hosts a mix of art studios, lofts, retail shops, light industrial workshops, high tech and internet companies and professional office suites. It boasts cafes, a coffee roaster, a live music venue, fitness studios, designers, artisans, event spaces and a bustling wintertime farmer’s market.

Moving our large inventory and setting up a new place, while we continue shipping your bead orders, is quite a challenge but don’t worry, your bead shipments continue going out in a timely manner.

To celebrate our move, which is directly related to Eureka Crystal Beads unprecedented growth, we have put our Czech Glass Beads and Toho Japanese Seed Beads on sale. It is a limited time sale so if you have not taken advantage of it yet please go to our website now otherwise you may miss it.

We move, you save!

Buy now and take some load off our hands. It is a win-win! You cannot even imagine how heavy these Czech Glass Beads and Japanese Seed Beads are.


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moving in

You are welcome to visit when we set up Eureka Crystal Beads showroom. Hope Artiste Village is a cool place. We have a coffee roaster with a coffee shop right next door and a restaurant and a pub down the hallway.

Your response to the moving sale has been phenomenal. Some of the items are already out of stock and will be restocked with a slight delay. Please enter your e-mail in the “notify me” field to be the first one to know that the item is back in stock.

Japanese Delicas and Tulip needles will soon be added to our offering.

Thank you for your support.

Your dedicated Eureka Crystal Beads team.

New Czech PRONG Beads and new CzechMates: 3-hole BEAM beads & 2-hole CABOCHON beads

January is a busy month for beading. We are all trying to get ready for the next season, Tucson show starts at the end of the month and, as almost every year at this time, we are anxiously waiting for the launch of the new glass beads from the Czech Republic. It seems like there is no end to the ingenuity of the Czech bead-masters. This year we’ll soon be able to play with CzechMates 3-hole Beam Beads, CzechMates 2-hole Cabochons and Prong Beads.


CzechMates 3-hole Beams look like stretched 2-hole Bars with a third hole added in the middle. 3-hole beams are 10×3 mm in size. They can be used as spacers or with other beads as linking components . Free patterns for all three shapes are already available on our site, so please check out free patterns.

CzechMates 2-hole Cabochons are flat at the bottom and have a domed top. These beads were first offered for a pre-sale as 6mm Cabochons and then while we were all waiting for the delivery Czech manufacturer reclassified them as 7mm. Their actual size is 6.5mm so be careful not to confuse them with 2-hole Cabochons which look identical but are smaller and measure exactly 6mm. The size difference when you compare both Cabochons is quite dramatic.

Prong Beads look like a shark’s tooth and measure 6×3 mm. They have only one hole and can be used individually as small drops or in bead-weaving patterns.

All three new Czech bead shapes are available now in a large assortment of colors on Eureka Crystal Beads website.





Traditional Pearls Are Hip Again!


We all know (and love!) the simple but classic elegance of a string of pearls. And what’s lovelier than getting that pearl feel and quality by using Swarovski crystal pearls?


But take a look at runways from New York to Paris to Milan and you will find pearls paired in ways that are anything but traditional.


Miu Miu

Anyone who has been keeping their eye on the fashion scene would have noticed the pearl creeping back in over the last few seasons as young jewelry designers place them in unexpected places such as ear cuffs and pair them with unusual materials.




This winter, however, you are increasingly going to be seeing the democratization of that classic pearl strand as everyday street wear. Designers are pairing this classic element with denim patches, military jackets and the sports sweaters that are so very now.


Maison Margiela, Chanel, Miu Miu

This is a great time to dig out your old pearl necklaces or construct a new heirloom of your very own using our beautiful and versatile Swarovski crystal pearls! Adding a simple pearl necklace to your outfit is the best way to look fashionable today.



TOHO Beads wholesale to the public

Eureka Crystal Beads an Authorized Swarovski Reseller is also a leading distributor of Czech Glass Beads and TOHO Japanese Seed Beads. We have recently expanded wholesale section on our website. We sell at very low prices directly to the public. If you are interested in larger quantities of TOHO or Swarovski please visit us at https://www.eurekacrystalbeads.com/wholesale/ and see what we have to offer:


You should also know that all wholesale orders are shipped free of charge within the USA if their value is over $35 .

We frequently offer discount coupons and specials, but they don’t apply to Wholesale/Bulk quantities since prices here are already rock bottom.

Should you be interested in Round Swarovski Crystal Pearls Eureka Crystal Beads has all of them at the lowest prices anywhere.


We deliver value!



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 a feeling of stability, Red tones invite confidence and warmth, while the hot Pinkish Purples and Spicy Mustard Yellows suggest a touch of the exotic.” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.

Following the lead of the world’s leading color experts, we’ve put together a guide for how to match the latest Swarovski crystal colors with Pantone’s Fall 2016 color forecast below:

Highlighting the importance of blue in the palette, the new blue shade of PANTONE Riverside undeniably takes precedence in the fall collections.

  • Cool and calming, strong and stable
  • Maintains a sense of constancy
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Denim Blue

blue_Riversidedenim blue

There’s an edge to PANTONE Sharkskin, and yet it manages to remain neutral.

  • Pair-able with almost any fall color, bright or muted
  • A color that the rest of the palette can literally and theoretically rest on
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Black Diamond


In contrast to the stable backbone of the Fall 2016 palette, Aurora Red adds a welcome punch.

  • A bold Red that is warm, sensual and immediately pleasing to the eye
  • Best Swarovski Crystal matches: Light Siam & Swarovski Crystal Dark Red Coral



Warm Taupe is a hearty, pleasing and approachable neutral that pairs well with each of the top 10 shades of the Fall 2016 season.


Like Airy Blue, Pantone’s Dusty Cedar gives a nod to the Color of the Year 2016, Rose Quartz.

  • A fall and winter version of the Pinks we’re used to seeing in spring
  • Dustier rose-toned Pink shade with some complexity
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Blush Rose


Pantone’s green tone for the fall of 2016 is Lush Meadow which brings to mind fresh botanicals and foliage.

  • Rich and elegant, vibrant and sophisticated
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Emerald


Bouncing elegantly off other colors in the palette, Spicy Mustard is an exotic addition of zesty brightness.

  • Adds another splash of uplifting vibrancy
  • A spicier, zestier Yellow than previous seasons
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Sunflower


PANTONE 18-1340 Potter’s Clay has an added degree of sophistication and layering.

  • Neutral earth tone; expected for fall and winter palette
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Topaz


The unexpected bright tone of Bodacious speaks to the gender fluidity we continue to see and adds a brightness to winter styles.

  • Unexpected in fall
  • Versatile; can be used with Pinks and Reds
  • Best Swarovski Crystal match: Rose


Use this guide to matching Swarovski crystal colors to the latest fashion color trends as forecasted by Pantone to keep your designs on trend. It’s also a useful guide to break out from the usual and explore unexpected color combinations that will be gaining popularity in the next few months.

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New Czech Glass Beads Arcos® Par Puca and Minos® par Puca are coming to Eureka Crystal Beads soon!

We have just posted about new two shapes of Czech glass beads. Many of you were wondering when they would be available. They will be available very soon, we have already received them and will be adding them to our online store in the next few days.


We will be announcing the winner of our Swarovski Rivolis giveaway on Tuesday May 31. If you have not entered yet go to Eureka Crystal Beads facebook page and join other beaders.



We will be shipping all pre-orders for TOHO Demi beads next week…


…and finally we will be announcing a new fantastic giveaway on Friday June 3rd.

So please stay tuned!

Amethyst the birthstone color for February is symbolic of the power to overcome difficulty

Swarovski Crystal Amethyst is one of the most popular crystal colors.

Just looking into the deep purple depths of an Amethyst fills you with a sense of powerful well-being. The ancient Greeks believed that Amethyst held many powers, among them protection against intoxication. In fact, the word Amethyst comes from the Greek word “amethystos,” meaning sober. In ancient Greece Amethyst was associated with, Dionysus, the god of wine, and it was common practice to serve this beverage from Amethyst goblets in the belief that this would prevent overindulgence. Even today, Amethyst is considered a stabilizing force for those struggling to overcome addictive behaviors.


February’s birthstone has been found among the possessions of royalty throughout the ages. The intense violet hue of Amethyst appealed to early monarchs, perhaps because they often wore this color. Purple dye was scarce and expensive at one time, and so it was reserved for the garments of kings and queens.

Amethyst is also symbolic of spirituality. It has been used to ornament temples, churches and crosses and worn in rings and on rosaries by bishops.

The gift of Amethyst is symbolic of protection and the power to overcome difficulty. It is said to strengthen the bond in a love relationship.

Whether or not Amethyst holds such power, its beauty will certainly make anyone who wears it feel like royalty!

See our extensive line of Swarovski Crystal Amethyst. Crystal Amethyst is available in beads, pendants and stones. At Eureka Crystal Beads we let you shop Swarovski Crystal by color.

Eureka Crystal Beads currently offers Swarovski Crystal Amethyst in several shapes and sizes, among them Swarovski Amethyst Margarita, Swarovski Amethyst Bicone. Swarovski Amethyst Round Bead, Swarovski Amethyst Cube, Swarovski Amethyst Drop, Swarovski Amethyst Baroque Pendant and many more. Check our Swarovski Amethyst Page to see them all.



Czech Firepolish Beads are here to stay, buy them on sale now!

It seems that in the past year or so the entire focus of the beading industry has been on 2-hole beads and 4-hole beads. There is no question that this, relatively new, development of adding additional holes to the glass beads has revolutionized beading and hooked us even more on a hobby which we already liked, but it doesn’t mean that traditional one-hole beads are going away any time soon. As a matter of fact Eureka Crystal Beads now stocks and sells more Firepolish beads than ever before.


We now have over 500 uniquely beautiful colors and finishes in sizes ranging from 2 mm Firepolish beads to 8 mm Firepolish beads. We have so much of them that we decided to reward our fellow beaders with the year’s end firepolish beads sale.


This sale has just started, is limited to only 2 days and, depending on which Firepolish beads you are buying, you can save 25% and in some cases way over 30%. So go to Eureka Crystal Beads website now and stock up on your favorite colors.

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