Swarovski Crystal Application Instructions
Thanks to their outstanding quality, and with the help of specially developed application techniques, Swarovski products can be processed easily and quickly to craft a high-quality finished design. Within the Swarovski Application Manual, we explore everything you need to know about using Swarovski crystals and describe each application technique in detail.
The following means of application are available:
• Soldering, Plating and Stone Setting
• Hotfix Application
• Sewing, Embroidery and Hand Application
• Mechanical Application
Swarovski Ceralun – Jewelry Making
Ceralun is a versatile and strong two-component, high-performance ceramic epoxy composite, which has been especially developed for the application of Swarovski crystals. It is available in different colors to ensure a flawless finish. Find out more about properties, colors and application of Ceralun.
Soldering, Plating and Stone Setting
Soldering Swarovski products is a simple and straightforward method of creating modern jewelry and accessories. Swarovski’s product selection, including Round Stones, Fancy Stones, Settings, Flat Backs No Hotfix and Cupchains & Findings, are suitable for diverse application techniques.
How to Glue Swarovski Crystals
Swarovski Crystals can be glued to a wide range of materials in a variety of application areas. Discover the process of how to glue Swarovski crystals to fabric, jewelry, textiles and more with our product-specific instructions.
Discover how to apply hotfix crystals and the best techniques to affix crystals to fabrics and textiles. Swarovski offers a range of crystal components with Hotfix glue, which are applied using heat. Find out which Swarovski products are suitable for Hotfix application and learn how to use this swift process in the creative process.
Sewing, Embroidery and Hand Application
Swarovski has a wide range of crystal components that can be applied easily either by hand – beading, knitting, wire working, crocheting, threading, weaving, and knotting – or with standard domestic or industrial sewing and embroidery machines. Find out which crystals, pearls, beads and trimmings are best suited to the various sewing methods.
Many crystal components can be applied mechanically. These include Snap Fasteners, Jeans Buttons, Rivets, Pins and Crystal Studs. This is a particularly useful technique if you want to apply crystals to leather. Find out which Swarovski products can be applied mechanically and get helpful information on the machines and tools you will need.
Swarovski Crystal Care
To ensure the highest quality and longest lasting application of Swarovski products, proper care is essential. To maintain the brilliance of Swarovski crystals and ensure enduring design elegance, follow our detailed care instructions.
Warning Notices & Regulations
Warning notices regarding Swarovski crystals. Always take care with crystals, beads and pearls around small children. Find out how to ensure safety when dealing with Swarovski products.