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  • Crystalline Pick-Me-Up tool, 3 available colors

    A Quick Pick-Me-Up

    I wouldn’t say I’m complaining, per se, but for me, one of the gravest disappointments of living inside a taller body is that people don’t make a habit of picking me up and flinging me about like they do my petite-statured friends.  I like reaching …

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  • Swarovski crystal rhinestones on Christian Louboutin shoes, worn in Sex In the City 2

    (Non)Word of the Day: Strassing

    Did you know? “Strassing” is a 21st century bungle of a word. “Strass,” its base word, is a type of brilliant leaded glass used to imitate gemstones; basically, an early European synonym for a rhinestone. Strass, sources agree, was named after the inventor of the …

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  • Pantone 2015 Year Marsala Banner

    Marsala, Color of the Year 2015

    And the winner is Marsala. Chosen by Pantone as the Color of the Year 2015, Marsala is a blend of blush and wine, a muted burgundy that has gone soft around the edges.  It has enough pink to be inherently feminine (and flattering to all …

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    How To Sequin a Superfan Sign

    In the Minneapolis metro area, Hopkins High School is known in part for their school spirit.  I’ve attended many events where the students’ coordinated outfits light up the bleachers, and their R-O-W-D-I-E cheers have been delivered so fervently that I’ve literally been bounced into the air.  Add …

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    Back to School Sparkle: Celebrations and Superfans

    The first month of back-to-school is underway, and homecoming celebrations are in the works!  Loud noises, costumed antics, confectionery frocks and a gym full of disco ball reflections- nothing says “party” like a glitzy spree.  And, nothing says “our team is going to run your …

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  • Hipster Mustache Glasses Made Up Of A Lot Of Diamonds

    Back to School Sparkle: Your Style

    As much as we hate to see summer end, time will move on either way, and we can lessen the blow by focusing on the season’s perk: shopping.  Yes, I’m serious.  Back to school, back to studio.  A new year is an excuse to revel …

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  • Swarovski 2015 16 Fw New Colors Sma Psh

    Swarovski New Colors for Fall/Winter 2015-16 Trends

    Swarovski has just announced their new colors!  We are taking pre-orders now for Smoky Mauve- a Standard Color- and Paradise Shine- a Coated Color.  We are expecting the first shipment of these flat backs, in the new Xirius cut, by mid to late September. Created …

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  • Melia Full Outfit

    Stage Sparkle Inspires Swarovski Nails

    Street style and stage presence meet in nail art masterpieces!  Melia Barnes has chiseled a lifetime of dance energy into some haute couture spirit fingers with her spectacular manicures.  Now that she’s back on stage heading up one of the nation’s premiere dance competitions, you better …

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  • Jourdan Fox Sytycd Headshot

    RU Presents: Jourdan Epstein of SYTYCD (and mom, too!)

    Rhinestones Unlimited is proud to be part of an arts-packed Minnesota community, one that has fostered scores of successful professional and competitive dancers, including four contestants on Fox’s talent show, So You Think You Can Dance!   Season 9 featured contemporary dancer Dare Kujawa of Larkin …

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  • 2088 Xirius Intro

    Xirius Stone, Serious Sparkle

    Well, they’ve done it again.  Always on the verge of something groundbreaking, Swarovski has created the most brilliant crystal flat back to date: Xirius 2088 flat back. Sounds like something from space, right?  A telescope, a landing probe, a character from Star Wars…  Well, you’re …

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