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Swarovski crystal: The NEW DeLite Color Family

Posted by Toni on 10/18/2018 to Product News
Swarovski crystal: The NEW DeLite Color Family
SWAROVSKI crystal: The NEW DeLite Color Family

Swarovski Fine Rocks Tube Beads

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 8/21/2018 to Product News
Swarovski Fine Rocks Tube Beads
This past winter, Swarovski rolled out one of its most unique and innovative beads yet…. New Fine Rocks Tube! 5950 and 5951 Fine Rocks Tube Beads feature a premium pave surface made of douible-pointed chatons. (The chatons are PP14). This decorative technique creates highly refined surface brilliance – ensuring the ultimate sparkle!

Swarovski Jewel Cut Flatbacks

Posted by HarMan Importing on 4/7/2017 to Product News
Swarovski Jewel Cut Flatbacks

Hello Danceport…..Bring on the Glamour!! Swarovski just released a new collection of Flatback Rhinestones, the Jewel Cut Flatback Collection

New Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2018 New Colors

Posted by HarMan Importing on 2/16/2017 to Product News
New Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2018 New Colors
Swarovski recently released their new colors for Spring/Summer 2018!  All we can say is O-M-G!  Get ready to be WOWed!  Crystal Azure Blue, Crystal Light Coral, Crystal Mint Green, Crystal Peony Pink, Crystal Summer Blue, the new Crystal Shimmer, and a Light Blue Iridescent Pearl and Dark Blue Iridescent Pearl will all...blow you away!

Cornelian Star Seed Beads: New Design Possibilities

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 10/14/2016 to Product News

The Cornelian Star is a new type of Czech seed bead that has been released by Preciosa Ornela to rave reviews!  This seed bead features an opaque white starburst emanating from the center hole of the bead.  

New Swarovski Crystal Colors Fall / Winter 2017-2018 Innovations

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 9/13/2016 to Product News

New Swarovski crystal colors are HERE! As the seasons change, we can assume that the weather will change, our closets get cleaned, and that its time for a new Swarovski crystal Launch! On August 30th, Swarovski released their Innovations for Fall/Winter 2017-2018. With this new launch Swarovski introduced an unprecedented 8 new colors/effects!!!!! And Swarovski was very unique and innovative in the development of their new colors.

Swarovski Shimmer Coatings: Designed for Dancesport!

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 8/25/2016 to Product News


The Dancesport industry spoke and Swarovski listened! Introducing, the new Shimmer Coating from Swarovski! On August 16, 2016, Swarovski crystal unveiled its newest coating – the Shimmer Effect, a color extension for the Dancesport best-selling 2088 Xirius Flatback Rhinestones. The new effect is available in 15 new colors and in 5 popular sizes: SS12, SS16, SS20, SS30, and SS40.

What is STICKY CRYSTAL by PRECIOSA Crystal Components?

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 8/11/2016 to Product News


Imagine being able to bling almost anything with a pre-designed self adhesive rhinestone sticker. Now you can with STICKY CRYSTAL by PRECIOSA Crystal Components! This new technology has a colored backing with Preciosa Machine Cut Viva 12 Rhinestones already adhered to the backing. It allows anyone to decorate and personalize with extra bling.

Almost all of the standard shapes are offered in various sizes and the option of stone sizes SS6, SS10, or SS16 and in 19 beautiful color combinations. Some of our favorites include the Single Stones, iPhone Covers, the Line Strips, and of course the Letters and Numbers! Click here to shop all of our products.

Swarovski Rhinestones – Understanding the Facets!

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 7/28/2016 to Product News
Swarovski rhinestones definitely POP! They sparkle, shine and have the most precise machine cut faceting in the world. The latest rhinestone, the Xirius Cut, style 2088, is the most popular Swarovski flatback rhinestone and they are known worldwide for simply being the best!

And while Swarovski rhinestones have always been the best on the market, they have not always looked the same. The faceting has changed over the years. We have developed a one of a kind infographic showing you the evolution of the Swarovski flatback rhinestone and how it has changed over the years.

New Fashion Destination for Swarovski Ingredient Branding Partners

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 7/14/2016 to Product News
Designers and manufacturers who use Swarovski crystals in their designs now have another reason to love the Swarovski Ingredient Branding Program. Swarovski just launched their new Fashion Destination (www.crystals-from-swarovski.com) as a platform for Ingredient Branding Partners to enhance their brand exposure to consumers and to offer an "Buy Now" option linking to their website.

Swarovski Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations – New Colors!

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 3/17/2016 to Product News
With each biannual Swarovski Innovation Launch, we get the MOST excited about the new colors!! In fact, it is likely to overhear our team members trying to guess the new colors in the weeks leading up to the big reveal. With that being said, we are LOVING the colors released in Swarovski’s Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations; new color GRAPHITE, new opal color YELLOW OPAL, and new crystal pearl color CRYSTAL PEARLESCENT WHITE. Below we will highlight the aspects of each of the new colors.

New Swarovski Crystal Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 3/9/2016 to Product News
A few weeks ago, Swarovski debuted their latest collection offering based on the trends for Spring/Summer 2017, and we LOVE it!! Below we will give you a run-down of the new styles that you will want to start designing with immediately. Click to learn even more and shop the entire Swarovski Innovations Collection.

Swarovski and Celine Cousteau: New Designer Collaboration

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 2/16/2016 to Product News
On February 2nd, Swarovski debuted their Spring/Summer 2017 Innovations. In addition to the new colors and handful of new shapes to support the nature-themed collection, some of Swarovski’s new shapes in pendants, round stones, fancy stones and flatback stones were all designed in collaboration with Celine Cousteau for this season’s Designer Series.



Czech Seed Beads and The Last Peyote Guardians

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 8/5/2015 to Product News
Czech seed beads are about fashion and design, but they are also about history and culture. Czech seed beads are used throughout the world and are the cornerstone of many different cultures. A film called, “Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians” is the story of one of these cultures whose very existence is being threatened.

What are Swarovski Patina Coatings?

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 7/14/2015 to Product News
What are Swarovski Patina coatings? What do Swarovski Patina coatings look like? We find that designers are curious on a nearly daily basis about the concept, aesthetic and benefits and use of the Swarovski Patina coating, so let's see if we can't demystify it.

Why sweat when you can sparkle?

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 4/28/2015 to Product News
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One of the hottest trends for 2015 is wearable technology. Fitness trackers such as the Nike Fuel Band, FitBit, and others can be found on the wrists of countless fitness enthusiasts. While the trackers do an excellent job recording your sleep, number of steps you take, calories burned and other metrics, most are lacking in one area – they are not very fashionable.

A Sparkling Outlook: A Review of the Accessories Industry -- The 2014 Census Report

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 4/21/2015 to Product News
Every year Accessories Magazine and The NPD Group issue a Census Report on the accessories segment of the fashion industry. It is no secret how much we love our accessories, especially when they are crystallized or beaded. So, we wanted to share the highlights of the 2014 Census Report and, more importantly, the anticipated trends for 2015. We hope this brief summary will serve to spark your imagination and that you think of new, creative ways to incorporate beads, rhinestones and other Swarovski crystal products into your designs.

HarMan’s History: Humble Beginnings to a Sparkling Future

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 4/16/2015 to Product News
HarMan History
HarMan Importing began in 1948 by Julius Mandel (the grandfather of current CEO Alisa Mandel Nogen). Like many of his contemporaries, he left Germany in the 1930s because of the war, and settled in New York with his wife Susie and son Jack. In 1948 he traveled to Germany for personal business – prior to leaving, a friend, who was a clothing manufacturer, asked him to bring back some rhinestones. His reply was, “What’s a rhinestone?”

New Swarovski Colors: Blush Rose, Metallic Sunshine and Light Chrome

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 3/13/2015 to Product News
Swarovski New Colors
We are excited to announce that we are fully stocked on the new Swarovski colors – Blush Rose, Metallic Sunshine and Light Chrome – introduced in the Spring/Summer 2016 Launch. First impressions? We’re in love with the new colors for a variety of reasons, which we will discuss in greater detail below. Read on and get ready to be inspired!

Glitz in the City with Swarovski

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 3/5/2015 to Product News
Swarovski 120 Anniversary Event

Neither snow nor freezing rain (not to mention really bad traffic!), could keep members of the Har-Man Team from attending Swarovski’s most recent launch party. Held in the Garment District of New York City, the event’s purpose was two-fold: Celebrate Swarovski’s 120th anniversary, and formally introduce the new styles and colors from the Spring/Summer 2016 Launch.

The Swarovski XERO Chaton: When Xero Means The Best

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 2/27/2015 to Product News
Swarovski Xero Chatons

“Constantly improve what is good.”  That is a quote by Swarovski’s founder, Daniel Swarovski. This mantra is still resonates strongly today and is the reason why Swarovski is constantly pushing the envelope to ensure their crystal stays better than any other crystal made today. The development of the new XERO Chaton is a perfect example of this. Launched in February 2015 with this Spring/Summer 2016 Product Launch, Swarovski unveiled a new chaton called the XERO Chaton (pronounced Zero) which is the world’s smallest precision cut crystal.

A Swarovski Crystallized Diet Coke?

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 2/24/2015 to Product News
Coca Cola offered to select fans the opportunity to win their very own bedazzled aluminum Diet Coke bottles by sharing who they think will win the top awards at the 2015 Oscars.

Swarovski Crystal and The World’s Most Famous Shoe

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 2/19/2015 to Product News

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“Cinderella, Cinderella…….we want your shoes!” 

Cinderella’s glass slippers and Dorothy’s Ruby’s Red Slippers are arguably the most famous shoes of all time. And Swarovski has brought Cinderella’s glass slippers to life in the new Walt Disney Film, Cinderella, due in theaters next month -- March 2015. 

New Swarovski Rhinestones – The Fan and The Moon

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 2/13/2015 to Product News
New Swarovski Rhinestones

Swarovski recently released their new Spring/Summer 2016 Innovations which include some innovative new rhinestones shapes: The Fan and The Moon. We always love new rhinestone shapes and with these new innovative cuts by Swarovski, we are definitely not disappointed.

4 Ways to Make Winter Sparkle with Swarovski Crystal

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 12/18/2014 to Product News
Everyone needs a little sparkle during the long, dark days of winter.  Whether you want to enhance your holiday festivities, or need something to help you beat the January doldrums, Swarovski crystal has all the sparkle you need.

New Colors: Swarovski Crystal Product Innovations for Fall/Winter 2015/16

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 12/1/2014 to Product News
With their latest launch, Swarovski proves once again they are the gold standard for crystal design and production. Like most designers, Swarovski works on trends seasons in advance – giving designers the chance to incorporate their products into designs for upcoming seasons. The Fall/Winter 2015/16 Innovations line was released in September and included stunning new styles and colors.

“Swarovski Crystals in Fashion” at the Guggenheim Estate

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 11/12/2014 to Product News

Alisa Mandel Nogen, Har-Man’s CEO, received a return invitation to speak at the Guggenheim Estate’s annual Design Showhouse.  Her presentation, “Swarovski Crystal in Fashion,” was a perfect fit (pun intended!) for the cultural and design event hosted by the Friends of Sands Point Preserve.  In addition to presentations, the month-long event includes tours, art exhibitions, performances and fashion shows. Alisa was excited to participate for a second year in a row, and more importantly, support the Friends’ mission to preserve the future of the historic estate. 

Let HarMan’s Holiday Earring Kits put you on the nice list

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 11/7/2014 to Product News
Ready or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching! If you are searching for a unique item to offer your customers, consider our Do-It-Yourself (DIY) holiday earring kits featuring Swarovski crystals.

A brilliant evening in the city

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 10/14/2014 to Product News
Swarovski Launch Party
Members of the Har-Man Team recently attended Swarovski’s Fall/Winter 2015-16 launch party in New York City. Held at Apella, the event provided the perfect opportunity to connect with other designers and jewelry professionals, while learning more about market trends and the newest additions to Swarovski’s product line.

Swarovski Fall/Winter 2015/16 Launch

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 9/3/2014 to Product News
With its Fall/Winter 2015/16 release, Swarovski delivers three beautiful colors – Smoky Mauve, Crystal Paradise Shine and Crystal Iridescent Purple Pearl. There are plenty of new styles to ignite your creativity as well. New offerings include the Vision Designer Edition, Starlet and Curvy Flatbacks, Cross and Arrow Beads, and Queen and Sun Pendants. Pre-orders are now being accepted, with delivery in as little as two weeks for most items.

SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Bring a Little Bling to UGG!!

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 12/12/2013 to Product News
UGG launches "Bling It On". A sparkling take on some of UGGs classic and famous boots!

Victoria's Secret and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS: A Behind the Scene look at the 2013 Fashion Show

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 11/13/2013 to Product News

Victoria's Secret and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS have teamed up for the 11th year in a row for the annual Victoria's Secret runway show. 
This year's theme brings you into the fantasy world of the Snow Queen and her Snow Angels. This year will also bring a new element into design and fashion, 3D printing.

Professor of Crystal

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 10/30/2013 to Product News


Create Your Style with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS has created a YouTube series called "The Professor of Crystal".  These videos are full of great tips, tricks and ideas, perfect for any SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS project.

ALL ABOUT GLUE!!

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 8/6/2013 to Product News
Have a SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS project and are not sure which glue you should use??  "All About Glue" is filled with helpful tips and information that can help you pick the best glue for your project!

Swarovski Crystals and "Oz: The Great and Powerful"

Posted by Har-Man Importing on 4/10/2013 to Product News
Oz: The Great and Powerful opened this past friday, March 8th, and the stars (James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz) shined on film. Maybe the fact that thousands of Swarovski Crystals were used in their costumes had something do it!
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