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Merchants Overseas will have 4 FREE booth demonstrations by SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Create Your Style Ambassadors

Stephanie Dixon and Debbi Simon! 

Stop by booth #533 to learn new techniques and designs!

PROJECT #1 – Say “I DO” to Crystal!

Friday 6/10 2:00pm & Saturday 6/11 2:00pm

by Stephanie Dixon

“Every bride shines on her wedding day, but how would you like to sparkle? Join CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador Stephanie Dixon as she shows you how to raise the Bling factor for your special day. Watch as The Dixon Chick creates crystal bouquet embellishments and hair fascinators using Merchants Overseas’ Crystal Pavé Beads from their Beadelle Collection.”

 

Project #2 – New Designs with Beadelle!

Saturday 6/11 12:00pm & Sunday 6/12 2:00pm

by Debbi Simon

Learning to Design with Beadlelle:

Using simple wire techniques to add a bit of ‘pave’ elegance.
Debbi Simon is an award winning designer, teacher and author, working creatively since 1993.  Her original jewelry designs have been published in national and international magazines and numerous books.  Her first book “Crystal Chic” was released in December 2008.  She is a CREATE YOUR STYLE – SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador and currently teaches workshops nationally using SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

 

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If you haven’t already come across the word Xilion, you will soon enough.  Due to the growth of competition in the crystal market, CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements continues to extend their XILION family and gradually start to offer their most popular products with Xilion Technology.

The revolutionary XILION cut, with its alternating large and small facets, results in distinctively higher brilliance and particularly intense light reflection. Also, they have increased the number of facets to enhances the overall appearance of the Xilion components.  In addition, this cut is differentiated from all other products on the market and copyright protected.   In order to identify if a product is considered Xilion cut, the Swarovski product numbers end in “28”

Below is a reference list with all of the New Xilion Product Introductions As of March 1, 2009:



ORIGINAL ITEM # NEW ITEM #


1012———————————————-1028

1110———————————————-1128

2012———————————————-2028

4200 ———————————————4228

4401 ———————————————4428

5301 ———————————————5328

6200 ———————————————6428

6202 ———————————————6228

Every year The Tucson Bead Show is the place to be for anyone in the business of making jewelry and other creations involving beads, gems, minerals, etc, from all over the world.  Merchants Overseas had a large exhibit area in the Grand Pavilion where we showcased our amazing collections of Crystallized(TM) – Swarovski Elements while also showcasing our new BEADELLE(TM) line of Pave´ beads, Pave´ clasps, Rhinestone Balls, Rondelles & Squardelles, Crystal Splash, Crystal picture frames, and most importantly the Crystal Buckles!

The BEADELLE(TM) Crystal Buckles are a great product due to their endless creating possibilities.  They are great when used with fabric or ribbon, and are perfect as event decor.  They are currently available in round, oval, rectangle, square, heart, and half circle shapes. We had a great response to the buckles from show goers which was very exciting! Now only available in silver-plating, Merchants plans on extending the line to offer gold plated buckles as well!

Merchants Overseas’ team members also brought with them our new project cards as inspiration to showcase the beautiful jewelry that can be made with the BEADELLE(TM) Pave Beads and Rhinestone Balls, while also mixing in some CRYSTALLIZED(TM) – Swarovski Elements!


Make your own BEADELLE(TM) Crystal Necklace with:

5 –   Beadelle™ Gold/Crystal 28mm Rhinestone Balls

10 – Beadelle™ Silver/Crystal 13x18mm Pave Oval Beads

6 – CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski 12mm Crystal Chessboard Beads

1 –   Beadelle™ Gold/Crystal 12mm Pave´ Magnetic Clasp

4 –   Crystal Crimp Beads

2 ft – Silver plated, stainless steel wire

Overall the show went amazing and it is always a great place to meet other vendors, designers, and bead enthusiasts!

For more information regarding the New BEADELLE(TM) Line visit: http://www.merchantsoverseas.com

The New Spring/Summer Innovations from CRYSTALLIZED(TM) –  Swarovski Elements are here with 3 exciting new colors and many brilliant new product innovations that embrace the future and your creative designs.


The new crystal colors are Fern Green:

Provence Lavender:

and Lavender Pearl:

CRYSTALLIZED(TM) –  Swarovski Elements has also extended its range of existing White Opal Crystal Stones to include large sizes in fancy stones, beads and pendants.


All 4 colors represent the essence of timeless beauty and fashionable flair.


Leading the many product innovations is the new line of Ceramic flatbacks, sew-on stones, fancy stones, beads and pendants … all available in marbled black, marbled blue, marbled yellow and marbled ivory.

These opaque stones have been inspired by ceramic sculptures and open up endless possibilities for amazing, original creations.


The Spring/Summer Innovations also include new shapes and size extensions …..

Artemis Bead

Square Bead Double Hole

Cubist Bead

Wing Bead

Cosmic Square Ring

Calypso Fancy Stone

Wing Flat Back HF and NoHF

Chessboard Circle Flat Back

Xilion Heart Pendant

Wing Pendant

New Roundelle

Crystal Baroque Pearl

And amazing new design elements called Crystal Rocks and CRYSTALTEX CHATON BANDINGS:

Crystal Rocks

Chaton Filigree

Silver Filigree

For more information or to purchase these new products from the CRYSTALLIZED(TM) –  Swarovski Elements Spring/Summer Innovations line, contact your dedicated Merchants Overseas Sales Representative or view a product brochure at:

http://www.merchantsoverseas.com/public_download/crystallized-innovations-spring-summer2011.pdf

Or Shop NOW! http://www.merchantsoverseas.com/store/innv_spring2011.asp

Merchants Overseas is having a Closeout Sale on:


1012 Chatons & 2012 Flat Backs


Inventory subject to prior sale  •  $100 minimum order  •  Promo code: SC-10122012-0219

Email: Sales@Merchantsoverseas.com


Offer Valid Thru 2/19/10

SIMPLY SPECTACULAR SAVINGS!

February 6th -8th , Merchants Overseas will be exhibiting at TBS, The Tucson Bead Show taking place at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel in Tucson, Arizona. TBS is the largest bead show in the US, offering workshops and exhibits on beading, jewelry making, textile arts, and more.  We will be showcasing our best-selling CRYSTALLIZED(TM) Swarovski Elements and Our New BEADELLE(TM) Collection.

http://www.TheTucsonBeadShow.com



TBS runs February 6th, 7th & 8th ~ 9am to 6pm daily ~ Please stop by our booth GP265 (In the Grand Pavilion)

Can’t make it to the show? Check out our blog soon for exhibit pictures, our inspiration guides and and DIY projects!

January 13th to 15th, Merchants Overseas was an exhibitor at the The Special Event Show which took place at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Overall the show went great and we had an amazing response from show visitors!

TSE is dedicated to all things wedding, anniversary, gala event, corporate meeting and the like.  Our booth was amazing and showcased how crystal can help make that big day,  even more wonderful.  NEW products that were  introduced were the BEADELLE(TM) Crystal Buckles, Pave´ Beads,  Pave´Magnetic Clasps, Rhinestone Balls, and Crystal Splash. We also had samples or our partial packs and designs using Crystallized(TM) Swarovski Elements.Overall the show went great and we had an amazing response from show visitors who loved the new Beadelle(TM) line.

Our booth included Product Sample boards, Inspiration guides, Product Information sheets, How-To Project Cards, DIY bridal projects, and much more.


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