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Traditional Pearls Are Hip Again!

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Use the 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

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For 2015, Pantone has announced the color of the year to be the earthy brick red tone, Marsala.

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According to Pantone “Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.”

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This beautiful tone is rich and jewel-like and works in all styles.

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Flattering against many skin tones, sultry and subtle Marsala is a great go-to color for beauty, providing enormous highlight for the cheek, and a captivating pop of color for nails, shadows lips and hair.

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Dramatic and at the same time grounding, the rich and full-bodied red-brown Marsala brings color warmth into home interiors.

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An earthy shade with a bit of sophistication, texture is the story in print and packaging.

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A matte finish highlights Marsala’s organic nature while adding a sheen conveys a completely different message of glamour and luxury.

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Jewelry in the marsala shade is going to be all the rage for 2015. Use Swarovski bicones in a variety of colors that fit with the marsala color family such as this custom coated Light Siam Volcano crystal beads.

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Combine marsala with bright cool colors such as green and blue such as in this necklace below.

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See how this Red Umber Czech beads combine with Turquoise Opaque AB beads.

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What do you think of the color of the year? Is it a winner or not so much? Let us know in the comments!

Ring in the New Year with Beautiful Beaded Jewelry.

new yearsNew Years’s Eve is just around the corner, have you decided on the sparkly bling that you will be wearing to ring in the new year in style? If not, don’t fret, we’ve got some great ideas for you below.

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Add some rainbow sparkle and edgy style to your New Year’s Eve outfit with a beautiful necklace made of Swarovski rivolis in beautiful and vibrant hues such as Peacock, Helio and Aqua Electra.

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Rivolis are perfect for adding sparkle and bold colors to any necklace and especially perfect for big events like New Year’s Eve.

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Take a plain little black dress and dress it up with this gorgeous Swarovski rivoli and seed bead necklace for a huge impact.

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Combine Swarovski Crystal with Swarovski Pearls for a classically beautiful look that can be both classy and sophisticated as well as with edgy style paired with bold makeup and unique hairstyles.

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Combine various kinds of jewelry in layers for a very sophisticated NYE style.

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There are so many ways to add beautiful sparkle to your New Years style, whether with necklaces, bracelets, rings or earrings.

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Or even outside the box jewelry style such as gorgeous headpieces covered with crystals.

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With all these gorgeous ideas, you’re bound to find something that suits your taste and your New Year’s Eve style! Enjoy the new year and all the best to everyone for a fun, safe and healthy 2015 from all of us at Eureka Crystal Beads!

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Happy New Year!