Swarovski can look back on a long history of collaborations with artists, artisans and designers in all fields of design, who transform creative visions into exclusive cuts and designs for Swarovski.
Crystal, the dream-maker, an infinite source of inspiration.
Following the trend for a refined glamorous look, Swarovski complements its assortment with a totally new direction: Fusion Concepts, a new interpretation of crystal with other types of materials.
The first innovation in this product group is Crystal Mosaic, a glamorous yet refined crystal with discrete sparkling elements, available in five special colors.
Ceramics, the second range of innovative products in the Fusion Concepts arena, is an entirely new material – heritage of ancient cultures, taken up by Swarovski crystals.
These loose crystal elements feature a wide variety of different cuts such as the XILION Chaton – the most brilliant cut on the market.
The majority of Round Stones are pointed on the reverse side, making them easy to apply whether in metal claw settings or in pre-set cavities of die-cast metal alloys.
FLAT BACKS NO HOTFIX
Flat Backs No Hotfix (No HF) are loose crystal elements with Platinum Foiling on the back for extra brilliance and protection. Flat Backs No HF are easy to apply to a variety of carrier materials using standard one or two component glues. They are available in a multitude of colors, shapes and cuts. The most important single item in this product group is the XILION Rose – the most brilliant cut on the market.
FLAT BACKS HOTFIX
Flat Backs Hotfix (HF) are loose crystal elements with a flat reverse side that has been pre-coated with a heat sensitive glue. Flat Backs HF can be easily applied by heat to a range of textile carrier materials and produce a durable and long lasting crystal effect. Flat Backs HF are available in a multitude of colors, shapes and cuts. The most important single item in this product group is the XILION Rose – the most brilliant cut on the market.
Sew-on Stones are loose crystal elements that can be sewn by hand or machine onto any type of textiles or accessories. Sew-on Stones come in two- or three-hole varieties and can be used for a range of decorative purposes or for fine embroidery. Lochrosen are crystals with just one hole.
FANCY STONES & SETTINGS
Fancy Stones are offered in numerous shapes ranging from classical gemstone-inspired cuts to progressive trend cuts. They come in a huge assortment of different sizes and colors. Showing either a faceted or flat reverse side, Fancy Stones can be glued into pre-cast cavities or used in metal settings. Their precision-cut facets ensure the highest brilliance, and endow design ideas with a unique sparkle.
Settings are unplated brass components, each specifically tailored to a Fancy Stone, that secure the crystal and allow for myriad application possibilities including, but not limited to, sewing, soldering and gluing. Additionally, settings can be plated and are easy to work with.
Crystal Beads are very popular and easy to work with, and come in the latest fashion colors, effects and cuts. Used in a variety of applications (beading, sewing, wire work, etc.), they blend perfectly with other crystal elements. They are available as loose elements, or linked as Bead Chains (please see Cupchains & Findings assortment).
Crystal Pearls are perfect replicas of genuine pearls. Made of a unique crystal core covered with an innovative pearl coating, these pearls possess a flawless, silky-smooth, rounded surface. They are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Crystal Pearls are delivered loosely threaded or, if desired, also knotted. Different hole diameters are available to accommodate a range of applications: In contrast to other articles in the range, Crystal Pearl 5811 is perfectly suited for applications that require a larger hole diameter.
Pendants have a timeless elegance and are available in a large range of classical and avant-garde cuts and shapes, as well as in many colors and effects. In addition, they offer a whole range of different application possibilities and design options, such as jewelry manipulation and textile or interior applications.
Crystal-it, Crystal Fabric-it, Crystaltex-it (and Motifs) and Crystal Tattoos are eye-catching and innovative products that are ready to apply. They are pressure sensitive and self adhesive and can be applied to décor paper and solid surfaces.
Products that make it possible to add elegant, romantic or sports-oriented designs.
Transfers are ideal for the Hotfix application on all kinds of textiles. They are available in a large range of motifs and rows, which are made up of different articles from the Flat Backs Hotfix assortment. Featuring designs from the in-house design team, they can comprise XILION Roses, Ringed XILION Roses or Creation Stones, as well as Metallics and Crystaltex Motives. Transfers are also available as No Hotfix version, to be glued onto any material. Transfer motifs come in three categories: Standard Collection, Trend Collections and Special Collections, to suit all needs in targeted segments such as womenswear, sports- and casualwear, childrenswear, etc.
These versatile products combine elegant Swarovski crystals with a synthetic carrier material that can be applied using Hotfix technology. These are ideal for the use in the textile, interiors and accessories segments.
Crystal Fabric – an innovative product consisting of a carrier material that is completely covered with millions of tiny cut and uncut crystals.
Crystal Transfabric – representing the fusion of Transfers and Crystal Fabric to achieve new levels of elegance and sophistication.
Crystal Rocks – a stunning design element that showcases large double-pointed Chatons.
Crystaltex – available with a wide range of XILION Rose colors and a variety of carrier materials to make it the perfect choice for creating a full spectrum of designs.
Crystal Yarn is an outstanding innovation that features Beads and Crystal Pearls pre-threaded onto high-quality yarns. This exciting product opens up many new application possibilities, particularly in the fields of hand- or machine embroidery, knitting and weaving. It is especially suited to the creation of designs with a very exclusive look. Crystal Yarn is a ready-to-use product available in a large and very diverse assortment that is suitable for all segments.
Plastic Trimmings are carrier materials made of plastic into which different loose crystals have been integrated. These multi-functional products can either be hand or machine sewn, or glued onto various surfaces. The range of bandings not only offers a large color selection of XILION Chatons, but also a variety of casing colors. The wide range of plastic components facilitates many different designs in all segments.
BUTTONS, FASTENERS, ZIPPERS
Crystal Buttons can be used in exactly the same way as standard buttons. The assortment of available buttons ranges from those for shirts, blouses, jackets and coats, to denim wear and accessories. They are suitable for hand and mechanical application. The assortment includes Crystal Buttons, Buttons with Plastic Shanks, Jeans Buttons and Decorative Buttons, as well as Snap- and Magnet Fasteners in a variety of sizes, colors and effects.
Zippers from our assortment are unique because the crystals are integrated into the zipper teeth, allowing them to be used in the same way as standard zippers.
Metal Trimmings are semi-finished metal products integrating XILION Chatons and XILION Flat Backs. They can be sewn by hand or machine, and mechanically applied onto different fabrics or other materials. Metal Trimmings are bestsellers among the textile, shoe and accessories segments because they can be used in a multitude of different ways and feature a whole range of different application possibilities.
Crystal Mesh is a fluid metal mesh carrier with integrated loose crystals. The product is available in a wide range of colors and casings, as a Hotfix version, which can be applied by heat, or as a No Hotfix version that can be hand or machine sewn. Customised solutions are possible and customers are able to choose special motifs incorporating up to nine colors. Crystal Mesh is suitable for a wide range of segments such as, for example, the textile and accessories segment.
CUPCHAINS & FINDINGS
These products are metal chains and findings that integrate Round or Fancy Stones. They can be divided into nine categories: Single Stone Settings, Cupchains, Multi Stone Settings, Fancy Multi Settings, Channels, Metal Buttons & Filigrees, Rondelles, Linked Findings and Brass Components. All of them are offered in a large variety of shapes, sizes, colors and platings.
KNOBS, HANDLES & CO
Knobs, Handles & Co are loose crystal elements as well as semi-finished products. They are ideal for use in the interiors segment – for example: for bathroom applications or furniture. The articles offered are divided into four categories: Centerparts, Balls, Lever Handles and Semi-finished articles. All of these products come in a large variety of shapes and can be easily applied by gluing and/or screwing.