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Fall-Winter-2013 Jewelry-Making Trends
Fall-Winter-2013 Jewelry-Making Trends
Silver Medal Prize Winner Beading Contest: Design Idea CAD9 Necklace, by Ezartesa
Silver Medal Prize Winner Beading Contest: Design Idea CAD9 Necklace, by Ezartesa

Metallic Matrimony Trends Color Palette

Jewelry/Accessories: Elaborate gemstone, pearl and crystal bib- and collar-style necklaces with delicate details including butterflies, filigree, flowers and bows. Gilded sparkling shoes, brooches, clutches and headbands with rhinestone embellishment. Design with mixed metals such as copper, gold, silver and bronze, metallic seed beads, opal cabochons and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS rhinestones, pearls, rivolis and bicones.

Colors: Metallic shades (gold, silver, platinum, bronze, copper), winter white, black and cranberry accents

Location: Famous or "first date" landmark, cruise liner, winery, country club, city rooftop

Dress: High-glam metallic fabrics--cranberry, grey, gold or champagne--full-length ball gown or empire gown, one-shoulder, illusion neckline, ruching or bow embellishment, tulle overlay, beaded bodice, pleated skirt

Flowers: Aubergine dahlias, carnations, garden roses, button mums, English daises, dusty miller, berries, pinecones

It's in the details: Gold and silver floral paint and metallic glitter, beaded garlands, foil-stamped invitations, gold silverware and chargers, formal plated dinnerware, fine china, chandeliers

Wedding Favors: Foil-wrapped Hershey's® kisses in gift boxes, mercury glass votives, monogrammed ornaments, champagne truffles, photo coasters

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Materials: Metallic Matrimony Bridal Trends

The Look

Design Idea C23E Necklace, Earrings and Ring Set
Design Idea C23U Necklace
Design Idea B55E Ring
Design Idea B55E Ring
Design Idea C23U Necklace

Pastel Pairing Bridal Trends Color Palette

Jewelry/Accessories: Intricately detailed pearl and gemstone drop earrings and multi-strand necklaces with natural motifs including birds, flowers and leaves. Back necklaces, lace accents and braided hair. Design with gemstone beads and briolettes (amethyst, rose quartz, citrine and labradorite), SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Tenderness collection, cultured freshwater pearls, marcasite beads and components, and gold-colored chain.

Colors: Blushing pinks, icy blue, light lavender, mint green, luscious creams, pale yellow

Location: Yurt/campground, rustic barn, pumpkin patch, vintage hotel, art studio, chapel

Dress: White, ivory or pastel pink with lace, petal and feather appliqué, fanciful back, strapless/sweetheart neckline, peplum waistline, beaded belt/sash, mermaid or trumpet skirt

Flowers: Garden roses, baby's breath, camellias, narcissus, sweet peas, tulips, gerberas, grey eucalyptus

It's in the details: Intimate/smaller guest list, peek-a-boo laser-cut invitations, clever/kitschy cake topper, pastel-colored cocktails, inviting lounge areas, "first look" photos prior to ceremony with creative backdrops

Wedding Favors: Bird seed ornaments, bark tea light candles, pastel-colored pinwheels, personalized tea bags in monogrammed mugs

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Materials: Pastel Pairing Bridal Trends

The Look

Finalst Beading Contest: Design Idea BBDN Necklace, By Kim Mifaglia
Design Idea 8902 Earrings
Design Idea BBDN Necklace
Design Idea A853 Ring
Design Idea 8902 Earrings
Design Idea 88B7 Bracelet


Jeweled Collaboration Bridal Trends Color Palette

Jewelry/Accessories: Bright and colorful multi-strand necklaces, chunky bracelets and cocktail rings. Design with Czech pressed glass beads, gemstone beads and nuggets (such as carnelian, sapphire and turquoise), SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and copper beads and components.

Colors: Jewel tones (emerald green, turquoise and sapphire blue, amethyst purple), pops of orange

Location: Animal park or zoo, aquarium, sports stadium, ski chalet, museum

Dress: White, light grey or varying shades of blue with colorful accents (sash, statement shoes and gloves), tea-length, front-slit or overlay/illusion detail

Flowers: Zinnia, golden black-eyed Susans, yellow and orange calla lilies, purple trachelium, orange roses, marigolds

It's in the details: Personalized invitation envelope liners, menu inspired by couple's culinary heritage, tequila shots, patterned groomsmen socks and brightly colored bridal heels (have the bridal party write well wishes on bottom of wedding shoes)

Wedding Favors: Souvenir photos from photo booth (let guests select backdrops and props for picture), colorful candy stations, "first date" food treat (a take-home dessert inspired by first date or favorite place)

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Materials: Jeweled Collaboration Bridal Trends

Finalist Beading Contest: Design Idea BB3H Necklace and Earring Set, by Mariana Zabavsky
Design Idea A83W Necklace
Design Idea BB3H Necklace And Earring Set
Design Idea C81T Ring
Design Idea A83W Necklace
Design Idea BB3H Necklace And Earring Set
Design Idea C81T Ring
Design Idea C81T Ring


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