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Swarovski Crystals Pink Sunglasses Embellishment Project

August 26, 2023 3 min read

Swarovski Crystals rhinestone embellished pink sunglasses.

If you're looking to add a touch of glamour to your summer outfits, what better way than a stunning pair of pink sunglasses embellished with dazzling Swarovski crystals? In this easy step-by-step guide, we will teach you how to take your regular sunglasses to the next level. Get ready to embrace the #Barbiecore trend while enjoying the sunny season with this fun embellishment idea!


Apply Online To Purchase Swarovski Crystals

Bluestreak Crystals is one of very few worldwide Swarovski Authorised Distribution Partners which continue to offer the full range of Swarovski Crystals to businesses and professionals. Apply online today and continue to purchase Swarovski Crystals for your designs. Alternatively, we would recommend using Serinity Crystals as the best alternative for the crystal components used in this rhinestone embellishment project. 


Component List:

The full list of Swarovski crystals, components and tools needed to complete this project can be found below. If you click on the product description (link), the respective product page will open, where each item can be viewed and added to cart:


Component Image Component Name / Link To Purchase Component Quantity
Sunglasses of your choice
Sunglasses of your choice
x 1 pair
Swarovski Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS5
Swarovski Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS5
x 20
Swarovski Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS9
Swarovski Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS9 x 20
Swarovski Flat back Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS12
Swarovski Rhinestones Vintage Rose SS12 x 10
E6000 Plus Glue Kit
E6000 Plus Glue Kit x 1
wax picker pen for flat back crystals Wax Crystal Picker Tool x 1
Magic Sorting Tray Magic Sorting Tray x 1




Step 1

Prepare Your Workspace

Find a clean and well-lit area to work on your sunglasses embellishment project. Lay down a soft cloth or place the sunglasses on a protected surface to prevent scratches or damage.

Step 2

Prepare the surface of the sunglasses for gluing.

Ensure that the sunglasses are completely clean and dry and work with freshly washed hands to prevent any new oil getting onto the surface.

Step 3

Prepare the glue syringe and place the glue

Fill the Crystal FX syringe part way with E6000 resin glue and place tiny dots of the glue on the glasses where you want the rhinestones to go. Allow 10 minutes for the glue to become tacky. With small individual dots of glue, the drying time is quicker than a layer of glue, in this case you will have approximately half an hour of work time before it starts drying and will take 24 hours to fully cure. 

Step 4

After a short wait place the rhinestones

Use the Magic Sorting Tray for storing the crystals while you work and use the Wax Picker Pen to pick up and place each rhinestone individually onto the dots of glue. You can add extra rhinestones as you see fit, to ensure the final design feels balanced, while not needing to be strictly symmetrical.

Step 5

Check your work and leave to dry

When you have covered all the original glue dots, step back and look at the glasses from a distance to see if you need to add or remove any while the glue is still wet, and things can still be changed. Once you are happy, leave the sunglasses to dry, it is best to leave the item to dry overnight to avoid knocking crystals out of position by touching the object when the glue is not yet fully cured.

Step 6

Final polish and enjoy

When all the glue has fully dried you can wipe the rhinestones with a cloth or some tissue to remove any waxy residue that may be left on the crystals from the wax picker pen.


Congratulations you have completed the project !


With just a few materials and some creativity, you can elevate your fashion game by adding Swarovski crystals to your pink sunglasses. Embrace the #Barbiecore aesthetic and be prepared to turn heads wherever you go this summer. So, get cracking and enjoy the process of creating your unique Swarovski Crystals pink sunglasses embellishment!