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Example of how to use Swarovski stones for footwear designs

Make every step sparkle


Your crystal shop for creations of Footwear

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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Attention-grabbing footwear design example from Swarovski

For the shoe that fits

Be the talk of the town

Special occasions call for stand-out fashion pieces, including the perfect bag and shoes. Swarovski Crystals have the attention-grabbing power to transform a simple high heel into a sparkling statement that is sure to be the center of attention.

Athleisure footwear design example from Swarovski

For casual elegance

Your athleisure looks

Dial up the sparkle in your shoe designs with Swarovski Crystals in varying shapes and colors. The sparkling material will transform even the most basic sneaker design into an eye-catching showstopper that adds a hint of glamour and elegance to everyday outfits.

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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Flat Backs Hotfix — Adhesive Swarovski crystals

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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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