Jewelled Browbands

Bespoke Browband blog!

We specialise in making the most beautiful bespoke Swarovski Elements crystal browbands. Our browband blog is here to help show you the many options and combinations we offer to make you a unique browband designed specifically for your horse. We also make sparkly party collars for Dressage dogs.

Pearl straight

Straight,
A  few basic pointers; your Browband will be made to your specifications so no problem finding the right length or loop size to fit your bridle. Our Standard loops for wide headpieces are 1 ½ inches.
Width – we now make our browbands 5/8ths of an inch wide which looks very elegant. However to balance a bigger head stick to ¾ inch wide and maybe pad in a contrasting  colours for more emphasis.
We only use Swarovski Elements crystal and pearls, which are wired as well as sewn in so won’t fall out.
Shown is our classic white pearl 5/8ths wide in patent £112


Wave

Wave
Wave browbands sit very well on wider warmblood heads.
Our wave is quite gentle but we can match any shape if you have a favourite.
Waves can be contrast piped but not padded.
Once again very elegant made 5/8ths wide
Shown is our classic white pearl wave 5/8ths wide in patent £124


Mespa v

‘V’ Shapes
Look good on longer heads but take care if your horse has an irregular star
as the ‘V’ accentuates the centre so can look a bit wonky!
‘V’ browbands can’t be padded or piped. Once again look great 5/8th inch  wide
They are best made with a combination that includes round stones to fit in the ‘V’. Shown is our classic white pearl ‘V’ 5/8ths wide in patent £124
Thanks go to Mespa McWilliam for looking beautiful in all 3 shapes!


sebastien in Patriotic

Collars for Dressage Dogs
We also make fabulous bespoke sparkly dog collars, sometimes they are made to match our browbands in black or patent with silver fittings or Havana brown leather with brass.
Shown is Sebastien Hayler wearing his patriotic red, white and blue collar. Prices start at £85.00


Patriotic 2

Patriotic straight
Picture shows browband ¾ inch wide with a padded patent edge which frames the patriotic combination of Claret, sapphire and white pearls. No extra charge is made for the padding, it’s simply an option.
Modelled here by Active Walero, who was known as Wally to his friends. Crystal and pearl combinations from straight £124 wave or ‘V’ £135


Crystal and pearl combinations

Crystal and pearl combinations

Having chosen your leather shape and width here comes the fun bit choosing your unique combination of jewels, and you can have a matching stock, stockpin and belt! This set was designed for Annie Perry and her truly beautiful liver chestnut Feine Dame and is a combination of antique bronze and cream pearl, with golden shadow sparkling crystals and silver fillers. Crystal and pearl combinations from straight £124 wave or ‘V’ £135
Simply great combinations are gold pearl/amber crystal for chestnuts, silver pearl/black diamond crystal for greys or bronze pearl/golden shadow crystal
for bays or white pearls/black crystals suit all!


Brown Leather and crystals

Brown Leather and crystals
Yes, we can also make on brown. Here is a 5/8ths inch wide wave with the bronze pearls, golden shadow crystals, silver fillers and a rolled tan edge.
This picture also shows a ¾ inch wide straight browband with alternate amber and black crystals, gold fillers and tan padding. A firm favourite these crystals look equally good on black or patent and are a fab combination for bright bay horses with black points.
All crystal straight £135 and wave or ‘V’ £145.


Crystals

Crystals
Jet black crystals with silver fillers are a stunning combination and look brill on patent. Black also mixes well with white pearls or sparkly clear crystals. For a touch of subtle colour crystals look gorgeous in alternate shades ie light amethyst/amethyst for darks and greys (see on our banner). Amber /light amber for chestnuts and claret /bright red for bright bays….. this looks amazing with red padding, Sapphire/light sapphire is also lovely……
Crystals are available in a fantastic spectrum so we can match your colours perfectly. Email Heather at forriders@btintenet.com for colour charts and advice.

IF YOU DON’T SEE WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH, I’M SURE WE CAN MAKE IT FOR YOU.