Example of how to use Swarovski stones for footwear designs

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Durable and brilliant Swarovski stones step up the glamour on shoes. And not just for special occasions—sneakers, sandals and even slippers can be crystallized.

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Best foot forward

These shoes were made for walking – with sparkle. Step up your shoe game with brilliant sneaker designs like this unique, inspirational pair conceived by Italian brand Superga.

Design: Superga

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Golden Goose Superstar

For a glamorous feel, Italian brand Golden Goose has amped up its classic Superstar sneaker, featuring a side star, with silver and charcoal gray Swarovski crystals.

Design: Golden Goose

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Irresistible Sandals

Evening shoes become even more desirable thanks to tiny Swarovski crystals in iridescent pastels. Italian designer Rene Caovilla shows us how it’s done with this delicate sandal.

Design: Rene Caovilla

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Elegant Regal Slipper

Lend regal flair to the timeless slipper with a Swarovski-encrusted buckle, like this design by Hoegl. Opulent tones and clear Swarovski Xilion Navette and Pear Fancy Stones are timeless and brilliant.

Design: Hoegl

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"Lovebites" from Horacio Salinas

Take inspiration from this brilliant combination of Fancy Stones, Crystal Pearls and Beads that transform a sparkling shoe by Gina and a crystal brooch into an enchanting creature of the sea named Lovebites.

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Why Swarovski

Since 1895, Swarovski’s spirit of innovation and sustainability has driven us to create the high-quality crystals that add extra sparkle and value to your designs.

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Products best suited for your footwear designs

Flat Backs Hotfix — Adhesive Swarovski crystals

Flat Backs Hotfix

Adhesive crystals

Flat Backs Hotfix are loose crystal elements with a flat reverse side that is pre–coated with a heat sensitive glue. These Flat Backs can be easily applied using heat to produce a durable and long–lasting crystal effect.

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Your guide to applying Swarovski crystals to footwear

Mechanical application

Swarovski mechanical application is a simple technique used primarily for textiles and accessories. Many Swarovski stones, such as Rivets, 3D Studs and Rose Pins can be applied with this method, using either semi- or fully-automated machines.

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Sewing, embroidery & hand application

Many Swarovski products are suitable for sewing and embroidering onto whatever you can dream up! You can easily apply them by hand or with standard domestic or industrial sewing and embroidery machines.

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Self Adhesive Elements

The eye-catching, innovative Self-Adhesive elements come ready to apply with a glue-covered reverse side. Swarovski Coldfix and IT Film are two Swarovski Self-Adhesive options allow for quick, easy application—just like a sticker.

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Don‘t wait to create

From round stones and beads to crystal pearls, pendants, buttons and much more. The opportunities and variations of Swarovski high quality and perfectly crafted crystals are limitless. And with an array of the latest, most durable application methods, you can apply Swarovski stones to nearly any surface.

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Color Charts

Discover the intensity and richness of Swarovski crystals hues and effects with our color charts.

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