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Swarovski Crystal Color Charts

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Crystal Bead Colors

 

Flatback Colors

 

Pearl Colors

 

Effects and Finishes
* Use these charts for comparative purposes only. Slight changes in shades are unavoidable.
** Please note that all effects may not be available for all colors or in all styles and shapes.
  This is a guide only.

Effect

Description

AB
- Aurore Boreale

Iridescent shimmer coating
Half of bead is coated with finish

CAL
- Comet Argent Light

Opaque silver effect

AUR
-
Aurum

Opaque gold effect

Satin Finish

Special matte luster coating - often makes color appear slightly darker

1X

Half of bead is coated with finish (unless noted as 2X all AB finishes are 1X)

2X

Bead is coated on both sides with finish

    Birthstone Colors
    January Garnet, Siam (dark red)
    February Amethyst (dark purple)
    March Aquamarine (light blue)
    April Crystal (clear)
    May Emerald (dark green)
    June Light Amethyst (light purple)
    July Ruby, Siam (dark red)
    August Peridot (light green)
    September Sapphire (medium blue)
    October Rose (pink)
    November Topaz (brown/orange)
    December Blue Zircon (turquoise)
    Indicolite

     

    Bead Color Descriptions/Alternatives

     Color**

    Description*

    Suggested Alternates**

    Amethyst

    Dark purple (February birthstone)

    Amethyst AB, Amethyst 2XAB

    Aquamarine

    Light blue (March birthstone)

    Aquamarine AB, Aquamarine 2XAB, Light Sapphire

    Bermuda Blue

    Metallic deep blue with green effects

     

    Black Diamond

    Light Gray

    Black Diamond AB, Crystal Silver Shade, Crystal Satin

    Blue Zircon

    Blue-green/turquoise
    (December birthstone)

    Blue Zircon AB, Indicolite

    Burgundy

    Dark red/wine/maroon

    Garnet, Ruby, Siam

    Capri Blue

    Bright blue

    Capri Blue AB, Sapphire

    Chalk White AB

    Opaque white with bluish hue

    White Opal

    Chrysolite

    Pale green

    Chrysolite AB, Chrysolite Satin, Peridot

    Citrine

    Bright yellow

    Jonquil

    Cobalt Blue

    Dark blue/purple

    Cobalt Blue AB, Dark Sapphire

    Cosmo Jet

    Transparent clear, marbled with black

     

    Crystal

    Clear (April birthstone)

    Crystal AB

    Crystal AB

    Clear with iridescent coating

    Crystal Transmission, Crystal Glacier Blue

    Crystal Copper

    Rich butterscotch, golden copper

    Topaz

    Crystal
     Golden Shadow

    Very pale, light brown/beige, champagne

    Light Colorado Topaz

    Crystal CAL

    Half opaque silver, half clear

     

    Crystal CAL 2X

    Opaque Silver on entire finish

     

    Crystal 2X Aurum

    Opaque gold, shiny

    Dorado 2X

    Crystal Transmission

    Like Crystal AB with a slightly pinkish hue

    Crystal AB, Crystal Glacier Blue

    Dark Indigo

    Dark, deep blue

    Cobalt Blue, Dark Sapphire

    Dark Sapphire

    Dark blue/navy

    Cobalt Blue, Dark Indigo

    Dorado 2X

    Opaque bronze metalic

    Crystal Aurum

    Emerald

    Dark green (May birthstone)

    Emerald AB, Emerald 2XAB, Emerald Satin, Olivine, Erinite

    Erinite

    Mossy green

    Olivine, Lt Emerald

    Fireopal

    Orange marbled with red

    Hyacinth, Citrine, Indian Red

    Fuchsia

    Bright pink

    Fuchsia AB, Fuchsia Satin, Rose, Ruby

    Garnet

    Dark Red (January birthstone)

    Garnet AB, Burgundy, Ruby, Siam

    Green Turmaline

    Forrest green

    Emerald, Erinite

    Hematite

    See Jet Hematite

    Hyacinth

    Bright orangey pink

    Hyacinth AB, Citrine, Indian Red

    Indian Red

    Orangey red

    Fireopal, Hyacinth, Indian Red, Sun

    Indian Sapphire

    Light Smokey Blue

    Montana

    Indicolite

    Medium toned ocean
    blue-green, teal

    Blue Zircon, Indian Sapphire

    Jet

    Opaque black

    Jet AB, Jet 1X Hematite, Morion

    Jet AB

    Opaque black, AB coating gives a gold hue

    Jet, Jet 1X Hematite

    Jet 2XAB

    Opaque black, 2X coating gives blue/purple hue

     

    Jet CAL

    Half opaque black, half silver

     

    Jet 1X Hematite

    Half opaque black, half dark steel gray

    Jet, Jet 2X Hematite

    Jet 2X Hematite

    Dark opaque steel, gray

    Jet 1X Hematite, Jet

    Jonquil

    Pale yellow

    Jonquil AB, Jonquil Satin, Crystal Champagne

    Light Amethyst

    Light purple (June birthstone)

    Lt Amethyst AB, Lt Amethyst Satin, Violet, Tanzanite, Lilac

    Light Azore

    Pale light blue

    Light Azore AB, Lt Azore 2XAB, Lt Sapphire, Aquamarine

    Light Colorado Topaz

    Light brown/beige

    Lt Colorado Topaz AB, Lt Colorado Topaz 2XAB

    Light Emerald

    Kelly green

    Lt Emerald AB, Emerald, Erinite, Olivine

    Light Peach

    Pale peach

    Light Peach AB

    Light Rose

    Soft, pale pink

    Light Rose AB, Light Rose Satin

    Light Sapphire

    Light blue

    Light Sapphire AB, Aquamarine, Light Azore

    Light Siam

    Bright Christmas red

    Light Siam AB, Siam

    Light Smoked Topaz

    Medium Brown

    Light Colorado Topaz

    Mocca

    Very Dark Brown

    Smoked Topaz

    Montana

    Smokey blue/gray

    Montana AB, Sapphire, Indicolite, Indian Sapphire

    Morion

    Transparent dark gray almost black

    Black Diamond, Jet

    Olivine

    Olive green/khaki

    Olivine AB, Olivine 2XAB, Olivine Satin, Erinite

    Pacific Opal

    Pale blue-green with opal effects

    Turquoise, Aquamarine

    Padparadscha

    blush wine, pink, coral, salmon

    Rose, Light Rose

    Peridot

    Light green (August birthstone)

    Peridot AB, Chrysolite, Chrysolite Satin

    Purple Velvet

    Royal, deep purple

    Amethyst

    Red Topaz

    Bright Orange

    Sun, Hyacinth, Indian Red

    Rose

    Medium pink (October birthstone)

    Rose AB, Rose Satin, Light Rose

    Ruby

    Red with fuchsia overtones
    (July birthstone)

    Ruby AB, Garnet, Siam

    Sapphire

    Medium blue
    (September birthstone)

    Sapphire AB, Sapphire Satin, Light Sapphire, Montana

    Siam

    Red (January or July birthstone)

    Siam AB, Light Siam, Garnet, Ruby

    Shadow Crystal

    Pale, translucent gray

    Black Diamond

    Smoked Topaz

    Dark Brown

    Smoked Topaz AB, Smoked Topaz Satin, Lt Smoked Topaz, Tabac

    Smokey Quartz AB

    Deep brown  (AB coating adds a gold accent)

    Smoked Topaz, Tabac

    Sun

    Bright Orange

     Hyacinth, Indian Red

    Tabac

    Deep Brown

    Smoked Topaz Satin, Smoked Topaz, Smokey Quartz

    Tanzanite

    Medium purple with bluish hue/Periwinkle

    Tanzanite AB, Tanzanite Satin, Lilac, Violet, Light Amethyst

    Topaz

    Orangey yellow brown
    (November birthstone)

    Topaz AB, Topaz Satin

    Turmaline

    Deep Forest green/almost black

    Green Turmaline

    Turquoise Opaque blue-green  
    Vintage Rose Light dusty pink, mauve Light Rose, Light Amethyst

    Violet

    Light purple

    Violet AB, Lilac, Light Amethyst, Tanzanite

    Vitrail Medium

    Metallic finish with red/green effects

     

    White Opal

    Milky white with opal effects

    Chalk White AB