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Crystal Affair was created out of a desire to find collars for pets that were sophisticated, glamorous and totally “blinged”. After searching for months, the President and Designer Joan Champiomont, couldn’t find what she was looking for and started designing herself.

One day while walking her dog, her designs were discovered.  They sold in local specialty stores and became a huge success. Ten years later her  Swarovski crystal pet designs are sold in luxury pet boutiques and accessory stores around the world.  As a result of their superior quality and dedication to perfection,  Crystal Affair is also now an official SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Branded Partner.



Crystal Affair is the world leader in Swarovski crystal retractable leads. Each retractable comes with a custom made Crystal Affair micro-suede pouch and box.


Brushes for Pup, Mom and Daughter:

Crystal Affair has recently introduced their new line of Swarovski Crystal brushes for pets and people. Each brush also comes with a custom made Crystal Affair pouch.

Contact Them at:

Email: or
Phone: 1 (832) 567-4101

“To many of us, our animals are our children who continually give us unconditional love, and bring so much joy into our lives. So spoiling them is not an option—it’s just so much fun!” – Joan




We’ve just been informed by SWAROVSKI, that due to the weakness of the
US Dollar vs. the Euro, the currency surcharge will increase by 4% to +20% effective Friday April 15, 2011.


of this advance notice to review your Spring/Summer inventories.



build up your stock now to SAVE the 4% currency surcharge increase.


Call your account associate for more details
and to place your orders!




The Beadelle® Rondelles and Squardelles with Colored Stones are now 10% Off at!

Available in a large range of crystal colors and in both Gold and Silver finishes, use them to add personality to your designs.

Perfect for mixing and matching with your favorite crystal beads and pendants!

Enter the promotional code 10DELLE at Check Out for 10% OFF!

Originally a special production color created exclusively for the NEW Designer Edition “Love Story of the Heart” Pendants by the famous designer Manish Arora, Crystal Astral Pink is the perfect combination of passionate orange and feminine pink.  The positive response to this NEW color has prompted SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS to release a LIMITED selection of Flat Backs Hot Fix and 5000 Round beads available in this Exclusive color.

We urge our customers to take advantage of this unique opportunity to add this innovative color blend to your designs or inventory and to be the first to have it.

Call a Sales Associate today at 800-333-4144 or email us at to Order!



If you haven’t already heard, the new Spring/Summer 2012 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Innovations are here and are better than ever!

NEW Colors include Chrysolite Opal, Crystal Bronze Shade, 2 Gradient Color Blends in Amethyst and Topaz, and Crystal Vintage Gold Pearl.  The 50 NEW Articles include 5 Heart-shaped Pendants, 3 Rivoli-cut Flatbacks, 3 Specialty-shape Flatbacks, the beautiful 5624 Stairway Bead…And – the amazing 2058 Xilion Rose Enhanced Flatback…

However, the items that have really made a splash are the 5920 and 5940 BeCharmed Beads, brilliantly faceted 14mm charm beads with a stainless-steel sleeve and 4.5mm large-hole center.

BeCharmed Helix Bead (5920)

14 mm STEEL

Available Colors/Effects
Crystal, 6 effects and 10 colors

BeCharmed Briolette Bead (5940)

14 mm STEEL

Available Colors/Effects
Crystal, 6 effects and 10 colors

These Collectible charm Beads made with stainless steel are the perfect addition to existing Charm Bracelet versions.  The successful Helix and Briolette cut in combination with the colorful assortment allows various combinations.
The classic shape and appearance make it an extremely versatile piece, while the enlarged hole allows it to cross over between jewelry and fashion items.

Below is a necklace featuring the new Becharmed Briolette Bead and the new Organic Cosmic Triangle (4736) on a thick piece of stylish gray cord.

Order these Innovations today. Call 800-333-4144 or download the order form and email/fax it to your sales associate!

Innovations Wholesale Order Forms (pdf): New Articles | New Colors


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