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  • Swarovski Yellow Opal in an attractive color pairing that does not make use of yellow's complementary color, purple, but is just pretty paired with shades of blue.

    Whoops, Fail!

    Haha! Dear reader, I totally biffed the color pairing suggestion in last month’s article, “Swarovski New Colors for Spring/Summer 2017 Trends, part 2“:                     In actuality, PURPLE is the complementary opposite of Yellow, and Blue’s complement …

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  • Swarovski Yellow Opal in a neutral color pairing

    Swarovski New Colors for Spring/Summer 2017 Trends, part 2

    Ah, new colors. I love this time of year…these posts let me get truly ridiculous. And, you keep reading!  (Sucker.) Ahhhhh, dear reader. I’m truly thankful for you. Ok, so, let’s get on with it.  Yellow Opal.  Somehow, I like this better than Citrine.  Literally, …

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  • Add dynamic stage sparkle in no time with the versatile crystal styles in our Performance Jewelry Collection.

    Quick Sparkle Fixes to the Rescue!

    It’s March.  You’re stressed.  Competitions are breathing down your neck, and you’re frantically trying to get all of the details of your performance together- tighter turns, sloppy arms, an extra practice space for an extra practice, customized costume additions, lots of sparkle, transportation, hotel rooms, …

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  • Real Men Wear Rhinestones

    Real Men Wear Rhinestones, part 2

    For those confident enough to handle all the attention they’ll get, there are rhinestones.  PH balanced for a woman?  Maybe.  But rhinestones are strong enough for a man, too, and I’ve known plenty of confident men in my life… …starting right here.  I’ve interviewed some …

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  • Real Men Wear Rhinestones.

    Real Men Wear Rhinestones, part 1

    Life example #1: When I was six and my friend and I were struck by the urge to perform a “Jem and the Holograms” routine in the yard, never would we simply walk out into the sun in whatever Kool-Aid-stained Care Bear tees and bike …

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  • New from Swarovski, Innovations for Spring/Summer 2017 trends feature colors Graphite and Yellow Opal, and cut Flame

    Swarovski New Colors for Spring/Summer 2017 Trends, part 1

    Swarovski has just announced new flat back crystal colors!  We are taking pre-orders now by phone for Graphite and Yellow Opal.  The first shipments of these flat backs have started to arrive. Created to align with the trends forecasted for the Spring/Summer 2017 season, these colors …

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  • Lightweight spikes and pyramids, made of metallic acrylic, can be applied by gluing, sewing or stringing together.

    Add Some Attitude with Spikes and Pyramids

    When you’re feeling like conquering the world, add a little fierce to your look.  In Native American cultures, this meant war paint for both warrior and horse.  Among New Zealand’s Maori, it’s a frightening battle face.   If you’re a cat, you’re arching your back, hissing …

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    UMDT Performs Beautifully for Another National Championship

    “In all my four years on this team, I have never felt so calm and confident heading into nationals. Our coaches have been beyond supportive… Our choreographers put both themselves and our team to the test giving us the most dynamic and difficult routines I …

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    Sneak Peek into U of MN Costume Collaboration

    At Rhinestones Unlimited, dance is our passion! This year, we’ve collaborated with our hometown heroes, the University of Minnesota Dance Team, creating a one-of-a-kind costume as they compete this month for their 16th national championship in 13 years*. The innovative, trend-driven collection of crystals from …

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  • Playing with different materials during the design process of the U of MN jazz costume collaboration, sponsored by Rhinestones Unlimited, using crystals from Swarovski

    Minnesota Dance Team Getting Ready to Shine

    Swarovski® is constantly on the search to work with the most skilled artists worldwide, artists who share their passion for innovation.  Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Rhinestones Unlimited is a trend-setter in the dance costumes, inspiring studios and performers worldwide since their beginnings nearly 20 years …

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