What is a Swarovski Prototype ?


What is a ‘Prototype’ ?

Swarovski ‘Prototypes’ were created and submitted by the design team, but never issued or produced to the buying public.
The Lovlots prototypes have the same boxes & product #’s on their labels as the ‘official issues’, except for the Alabaster Mo.
The following are some of the Lovlots Prototype that we know about:

Lovlots Shady Sheep – Frosted
Estimated Current Value: $325.00

Shady Sheep – Golden Shadow
Estimated Current Value: $300.00

Shady Sheep – Black Diamond / Black Shadow
Estimated Current Value: $300
Shown beside the Ltd Ed. Shady in Black

"Shady in Black Shadow - Ltd Ed. Shady in Black"

Shady in Black Shadow
Shown beside the Ltd Ed. Shady in Black
Photo from one of our very own ‘Crystal Fanatics’
Photo © Copyright Crystal Fanatics Club, Inc.

Shady Sheep – Dark Moonlight
Estimated Current Value: $325.00

These come in both the smaller and large versions:

Lovlots Mo – Black Diamond / Black Shadow
Estimated Current Value: $355

Lovlots Mo – Dark Moonlight
Estimated Current Value: $355

Lovlots Mo – Frosted
Estimated Current Value: $370

Lovlots Mo – Golden Shadow
Estimated Current Value: $355

"Lovlots Mo - Golden Shadow"
Lovlots Mo – Golden Shadow
Photo from one of our very own ‘Crystal Fanatics’
Photo © Copyright Crystal Fanatics Club, Inc
"Alabaster Mo"

Alabaster Mo
Photo © Copyright Crystal Fanatics Club, Inc.

Alabaster Mo
This is the most coveted Prototype, requested by our Crystal Fanatics among all of them. 

Time and Time again, I see it posted to our CFC  ‘I am Looking For….’ Bulletin Board.
It is a Ltd Edition of 300, Never sold & Given to Journalists at press / media events.
The Body is in a matte Rose Alabaster, with horns and a bell in faceted Rosaline Crystal, & eyes in Jet Hematite.

It has the Swan logo and was issued to Journalists in 2007 & Retired in 2007.
I have seen this little gem sell in the Secondary Market from $850 to over $1,000.

Other Swarovski Prototypes have been produced, but not issued to the public.
That’s for another article.

Lovlots from Swarovski

Lovlots from Swarovski (Photo credit: wyn ♥ lok)

There’s LOTS MORE to learn about Collecting Swarovski!
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3 thoughts on “What is a Swarovski Prototype ?

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  3. Robert says:

    Very interesting article. Some very rare items. It’s nice to know that they are in the collection of a knowledgeable collector,

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