Wedding project ideas and style how-tos for brides, bridal jewelry designers and wedding planners.
Romantic sprays of Swarovski crystals stemming from a flower top give wedding cakes a fresh, new look that lights up the room. Crystal stems are easily fashioned from gold-filled or sterling silver wire and lovely heart-shaped crystal components.
Choose the precious-metal wire to best match your wedding colors--use sterling silver for cool, winter tones and gold-filled for warm, autumnal hues. Shop the selection of Swarovski crystal components for the shape and color of your choice. Heart, teardrop, polygon and baroque shapes in large sizes create a dramatic effect.
Cut your precious-metal wire into nine 10-inch segments using your memory-wire shears. Shape each wire segment into gentle arches of varying heights. With your round-nose pliers, make a loop at the end of each arch. Use jumprings to attach one Swarovski crystal component to each wire loop.
Top your wedding cake with fresh flower blossoms and arrange the crystal stems in the center of the cake topper where the floral stems come together.
Design with ...
If you have a question or feedback on this Pearls of Wisdom article, or would like to share your own wedding project idea, please contact us here.
Echoes of 1920s style combine with a medieval fantasy feel for this slightly exotic trend that calls up images of places far away in both time and space.
Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists; children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.
Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. - One Fire Mountain Way, Grants Pass, OR USA
Copyright 2008-2017 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fire Mountain Gems and Beads reserves the right to make policy changes at any time without prior notice.