What is Strassing?


Strassing is the art of customizing the placement & color of thousands of Swarovski crystals and adhering them to almost any item. Christian Louboutin's collection is most often associated with strassing and the couture price tag that follows!

Why choose Christine Murphy for custom strassing?


Christine Murphy Designs has the ability to offer you over fifty color ways for your product and custom mix up to ten colors to achieve a custom look and palette that many designers cannot.  In working with Christine Murphy Designs you will find that the price point is more accessible and therefore a more couture look is acheivable.  Please use our contact page to inquire about specific pricing. 

Can I make custom changes to products in the Online Store?


Absolutely!  The advantage of working with Christine Murphy Designs is the number of options available to you.  If you see something you love but have a different idea for color palettes, please contact us!




How long does the process take? 


Depending on the product you are looking to strass, lead times will vary from 3-12 weeks.   Custom products generally take 6-12 weeks; however, a rush is always available on any product.


What is the price range for customization?


If you are looking to custom strass shoes, performance wear, clutches or other more time consuming items, prices range from $500-$1,200 not including the item. All wedding sashes range from $150-$850. Christine Murphy Designs can also customize eyeglasses, license plates, graduation caps, champagne flutes, and much more with a design to fit your personal budget. Email us for a specific product and we will quote you a price within 1-2 business days.  


Frequently Asked Questions


Below you will find some of the typical questions we recieve about strassing.  If you do not see your question, please visit our contact page & shoot us an email!  We will get back to you within 1-2 business days.  Cheers! xo

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