November 06, 2019
When you’re working with Swarovski beads, the sheer number of colour options available can be overwhelming. If you’re a beginner, knowing which colours complement each other best can be particularly tricky.
In this blog, we’ll reveal some of the best Swarovski beads colour combos. This should hopefully give you a little inspiration on which colours to work with.
Swarovski beads are perfect for creating elegant designs. The natural sparkling effect the beads have automatically produces a high-quality, elegant look. However, if you’d like to fully utilise the elegant design these beads can have, there’s a few colour combinations you’ll want to try out.
If you’re looking to create wedding jewellery for example, a classical all-white look is ideal. You can use the crystal 101, white opal, crystal moonlight and crystal white pearls together, to create a truly stunning, elegant, bridal look.
If you’re looking to create something a little more colourful, you’ll have a huge choice of design options. If you take a look at the full crystal bead colour chart, which can be found online, you’ll see there’s a staggering amount of choice available.
You can mix and match a variety of bright colours. Or you can stick to using multiple tones of one colour. Red is one of the best attention-grabbing colours you can work with. We recommend combining Burgundy, Padparadscha, Crystal Red Magma and Siam crystal beads. If you want to tone it down a little, you can add shades of brown for a more autumnal look.
You can use a variety of Swarovski bead colours to create fresher designs. These would be best suited for summer, or to create more casual jewellery.
A mixture of turquoise works well to create this look, or you can combine it with coral or red for a bolder design. Pastel colours can also work well together here.
You’ll find we offer great packs of similar coloured beads for those looking for the best complementary colours. Check out our Swarovski bead packs today to see the different colour combinations available.
At Bluestreak Crystals, we source our Swarovski beads directly from the Austrian Swarovski factory. If you don’t see the colours you need on our website, contact us and we’ll place an order for whatever you want. As long as Swarovski still make them, we can source them for you. You can also check out the full Swarovski colour chart online, if you need ideas on which colours are available.
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The official Swarovski Crystal Size Chart can be found below. To download / print a PDF version of this colour chart, please click here.