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(Grants Pass, Oregon)--It's never too early to plan for a fashionable holiday--Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®, America's favorite beading and jewelry supply company, has uncovered what's hot for the 2008 holiday season--bold jewelry, rich jewel tones and sparkling accessories.
It's easy to follow the key looks, just choose the elements for your designs. From bold Swarovski® crystal pendant components to large Celestial Crystal® beads, faceted gemstones to faceted acrylics, the holiday season is about making you feel great in affordable style.
Jewel tones--most notably sapphire, emerald, amethyst, ruby and citrine--are the holiday's key colors. Surround the rich tones with gold-colored findings, such as chain, bead caps and Lazer Lace™ components, for glamorous jewelry designs.
Earrings are the center of attention with the chandelier-style most prominent--the longer the better. Faceted earrings catch the light and pair well with holiday up-dos. Styles also show up-dos with a brooch of glistening jewels and rhinestones lending a festive feeling to an ensemble. Coordinate with an over-sized ring.
Enter holiday parties with confidence wearing layers of pearls or a bib-style necklace. The bold bib-inspired look uses multiple large components to line the neck, graduating downward for a retro-glam style. Use dramatic necklaces to dress-up the basic black dress.
Accessories seen on the wrist include cuff-style wooden bracelets embellished with sparkling flat-back crystals and loose, baroque styles accented with dark-colored pearls or chain. If you're looking for a functional wrist accessory--the clutch is the ''must-have'' holiday handbag--glistening with sequins and jewels.
For over 35 years, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has been known for their exceptional customer service and product selection--over 116,000 hot jewelry-making supplies available to wholesalers, retailers and designer-artists alike. Order your free copy of the Jewelry Maker's Catalog or browse a full year's worth of catalogs online with the catalog flipper for all the fun of the catalog with the ease of the web!
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- Asymmetrical Swarovski® Crystal Components in rich jewel tones
- Bold jewel colors of Celestial Crystal® beads
- Gold-plated Lazer Lace™ beading components
- Faceted gems and settings
- Faceted acrylic beads in hot holiday colors
- , Czech flat back rhinestones on bags, belts and more
- Layers of designer cultured freshwater pearls
- Gold color chain, beads and bead caps
- Oversized rings
- A sequin clutch for functional fashion
- Dress up your up-do with a brooch