These vintage Swarovski beads, directly out of their original packaging, are a style that is informally called the margarita, and formally called article 3701.
Article 3701 is rarer and more beautiful than the similar article 3700 crystals, in that it has more scallops around the edges and is ultrafaceted relative to the 3700's.
The image of these crystals doesn't even come near showing their brilliance and sparkle. You can use these exceedingly rare crystals for sew-on applications, or you can make dramatic pendants out of them by putting a rhinestone headpin through the central hole and fashioning a raised hook from the headpin.
Swarovski crystal beads made before 1962. These vintage crystal beads have all come to us in their original Swarovski packaging. Because these beautiful crystal beads are vintage, stock is always limited. These color and shape combinations are no longer being made by Swarovski.
Swarovski crystal components are made in Austria and are considered the world's finest crystal beads. Fully faceted and 32% lead for an unsurpassed brilliance.