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A Guide to Swarovski Crystal

Swarovski crystals are one of the noted crystals sold in the industry today and are preferred by many fashion designers because of the gem's precision, consistency and clarity.

How to Identify Fake Swarovski Crystal - Zoho Writer

Swarovski is the brand name of popular crystal pieces, fashion accessories and luxury goods manufactured by Swarovski of Austria. Swarovski is a respectable trademark known within the luxury jewelry business. Swarovski crystals are well-crafted, high quality crystals. Knowing how to spot a fake Swarovski crystal will help you save money on fake crystal products that use the Swarovski trademark.

What is a Swarovski Crystal?

A Swarovski Crystal is one of the most recognized brand of crystals in the world today. Sold under the Swarovski luxury brand name, these crystals have been famous worldwide for their precision cuts, clarity, and sparkle. Swarovski crystals have made appearances in all pieces of jewelry imaginable, including necklaces and pendants, earrings, rings, stick-on tattoos, and tiaras.

How to Clean Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski crystals make stunning jewelry, but keeping them clean may be a challenge sometimes. Swarovski crystals have a thin protective gold or rhodium plating, which limits the jewelry cleaning methods that can be safely used. Fortunately, there are some simple strategies you can use to care for Swarovski crystal jewelry. Use the dry cloth method for general maintenance and light cleaning or use the dish soap method for occasional deep cleaning.

How Is Swarovski Crystal Made? | eHow

Swarovski crystals do not occur naturally. They are man made and consist of 32 percent lead, which is a requirement when making the crystals. The use of lead allows for a material that can withstand cutting and engraving. Daniel Swarovski invented the formula for the crystals in the 1890s.

How to Tell if Swarovski Crystal is Genuine

Take care when purchasing a crystal chandelier which is purportedly Swarovski Crystal. Because the brand name of Swarovski is so well known, there are many disreputable dealers that will try to pass off another quality of crystal as Swarovski. Buying over the internet can be particularly risky.

How To Spot Fake Swarovski Crystals

Here's a requested video on how to tell if you're really getting Swarovski crystals when ordering online.

What is Swarovski Crystal & Swarovski Elements?

aniel Swarovski, formerly David Swartz, was the son of a glass cutter in Bohemia, where he became skilled in the art of class-cutting. In 1892, he invented and patented a revolutionary electric cutting machine, using hydro-electricity, that was used in the production of crystal glass. This allowed crystals to be cut more precisely than by hand. Swarovski is now a fifth generation family-owned business with over 25,000 employees.

Designer Jewellery with the Finest Swarovski Crystals

MYJS ensure that only the finest Swarovski® crystals and/or Cubic Zirconia are used and your jewellery are plated in genuine gold, rose gold or rhodium that are 100% nickel free and hypoallergenic, to give you the peace of mind you deserve when shopping.