Ever since 1895, Austrian brand Swarovski has been producing the finest, most beautiful crystal ever made. The company began manufacturing decorative stones made from crystal, and has since branched into haute couture fashion and accessories, creating crystal beading, jewelry, ornaments and figurines.
This holiday season, gift your loved ones the gift of Swarovski crystals! The jewels and accessories shine as brightly as diamonds, but without the hefty price tag. Check out these sparkly holiday gift options:
For the fashionista, give the gold Flirt Pierced Earrings, with a Light Colorado Topaz crystal chaton in the center surrounded by pavé crystals ($90), or the Fantasy Large Necklace, filled with bezel-set clear crystal chatons and antique square cut Moonlight and Silver Shade crystals. ($180)
Got a superstar in the fam? Gift her the Flicker Ring, a trio of rings with Poinitage set crystals in two interlocking stars and one dangling star charm. ($140)
For the trendsetter, give the Erika Pendant – a rhodium-plated space robot pendant with moveable arms and legs, filled with Aurora Borealis, Blue Zircon, Lime, Carribean Blue Opal, Padparadscha and clear crystal. ($220)
For the techie, get the Heart Beat USB Memory Key, a USB key disguised as a half-stainless steel, half-crystal-covered heart pendant hanging from a silver silk cord. ($180)
If you’ve got that family member who’s got everything, why not give the limited edition Tinker Bell crystal figurine. It’s made of a fully faceted clear crystal body and wings in faceted Blue Aurora Borealis crystal and a star-shaped Tinker Bell title plaque comes with the figurine. ($300)