How To Create A Swarovski Crystal Tiara Converse Tutorial

What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback Crystals NON-HOTFIX: Clear Crystal size ss12 (3.2mm),  I also used a range of smaller sized crystals to fill in the gaps, Golden Shadow ss12 (2.6mm) and 3 x ss16(4mm) for the peaks of the tiara. The Converse Crystallized is an Infants size 8. View Swarovski Flatback Crystals 2. Magic Pick: This is a plastic wand …

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How to Crystallize a Swarovski Heart on Converse Trainers

What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback Crystals NON-HOTFIX: Clear Crystal size ss12 (3.2mm),  I also used a range of smaller sized crystals to fill in the gaps, Golden Shadow ss9 (2.6mm) and smaller sizes for filling in the gaps. The Converse Crystallized is an Infants size 8. View Swarovski Flatback Crystals 2. Magic Pick: This is a plastic wand with a …

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How to Crystallize a Gadget

This guide applies to crystallizing any surface or object big or small it’s the same principle you just need to read through the guide and work out the best design/pattern/crystal sizes for your project.   Chattons Vs Flatback Crystals There are two methods of adding crystals to a flat surface the method you use will very much depend on your …

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How to Crystallize Nike Blazers

Completed Swarovski Elements Nike Blazers.   What you will need: a. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss12(3.2mm), ss16(4mm) and ss20 (5mm). View Non-Hotfix Flatback Crystals. b. Jewel setter: This is a plastic wand with a wax bud one side and pointed end the other, it makes picking up rhinestones very simple. View Jewel setter c. e6000 adhesive: This is an …

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The Ultimate Adhesive Guide for Swarovski Flat Backs and Fabric

Adhesives tested E-6000, Shoe Goo, Gem-Tac, Fabri-Tac and Crafters The Ultimate pick. It’s important to stress that while all the adhesives may give a good bond between crystals and fabric the purpose of this test is to determine which adhesive gives the strongest bond. To determine this the crystals were glued using the 5 different glue types each with their …

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Swarovski Elements Plug Socket Mockup

We have had a request on our blog asking for a mockup of a crystallized plug socket for which I have taken an image of a single plug socket and scaled to size alongside a range of crystals. The Mock-ups show the socket with ss16(4mm), ss12(3.2mm) and ss9(2.6mm) crystals. I also tried up to ss20 which is 5mm but the …

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Swarovski All Star Converse Tutorial

What you will need: a. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss5(1.8mm), ss7(2.2mm), ss9(2.6mm), ss12 (3.2mm) and ss16 (4mm)  for this tutorial the main crystals for the stripes and outer edge are ss12. View Swarovski Non-Hotfix Flatbacks also called rhinestones. b. Jewel setter: This is a plastic wand with a wax bud one side and pointed end the other, it makes …

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Havaianas E6000 adhesive problems

E6000 becoming soft or melting on Havaianas – what are the alternatives? A number of customers have been having problems with Havaianas and e6000 adhesive where the glue will become tacky after a few days as if it’s melting. The result being that crystals slide or just don’t stay firmly in position, where in the past e6000 would ensure the …

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How to Make Swarovski iphone Case Tutorial

How to Crystallize an iphone with Swarovski Crystal Elements Please note ** This tutorial has a lot of images and may take some time for the page to load. What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss5 (1.8mm), size ss7 (2.2mm), size ss9 (2.6mm), and ss12 (3.2mm). View Swarovski flatback Crystals 2. Cocktail Stick: Use a cocktail …

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Swarovski Crystal Shoes Tutorial

What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss9 (2.6mm), ss12 (3.2mm), ss16 (4mm), ss20 (5mm), ss30 (6.5mm) and ss40 (8.6mm). View Swarovski flatback Crystals 2. Jewel setter: This is a plastic wand with a wax bud one side and pointed end the other, it makes picking up rhinestones very simple. View Jewel setter 3. e6000 adhesive: This …

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How to Make Swarovski Crystal Flip Flops Tutorial

Completed Swarovski Crystal Havaianas flip flops How to Crystallize Havaianas Flip Flops What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss16 (4mm) or ss20 (5mm) for this tutorial I have used ss16 rhinestones on UK size 6/7 Havaianas. View Swarovski rhinestones 2. Jewel setter: This is a plastic wand with a wax bud one side and pointed end …

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How to crystallize shoe heels

** PLEASE READ THROUGH THE COMPLETE TUTORIAL BEFORE STARTING ** What you will need: 1. Swarovski flatback rhinestones NON-HOTFIX: size ss12 (3.2mm), ss16 (4mm) or ss9 (2.6mm) for this tutorial I have used ss12 as the main crystal size and ss16 and ss9 to fill odd sized gaps. View Swarovski flatbacks 2. Jewel setter: This is a plastic wand with …

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What’s the difference between Swarovski Crystal, Diamonds and Cubic Zirconia?

‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,’ a phrase and song made famous by the 1949 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in which Marilyn Monroe first performed the song. Today the saying is very much true, but traditionally gold bands were used for the symbol of a wedding union until 1938 when DeBeers launched their advertising campaign “A Diamond is Forever”. The …

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What is the best glue to use when gluing Swarovski Crystals?

Flat back Swarovski crystals are perfect for adding to a wide range of materials to adding some sparkle. They are made from lead glass and have a multi faceted face with a flat back on the reverse of the crystal that is available as foiled or un-foiled. The most popular style is the 2058 Swarovski Xilion Rose Enhanced which has …

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How to Apply Hotfix Crystals

What are Swarovski Hot Fix Crystals Swarovski hotfix crystals or hot fix rhinestones as they are sometimes called are loose crystal components with a multi faceted face one side and a flat surface coated with a heat sensitive glue on the other. The faceted face is made from lead crystal glass that has been machine cut and the polished to …

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