FAQ

Q: How many pieces are in a gross?
A: There are 144 pieces in a gross, regardless of the product. 
     There are 1,440 pieces in 10 gross.

Q: What is the difference between Crystal and Crystal AB ?
A: Crystal (often known as Crystal Clear) is completely colourless. 
Crystal AB, on the other hand, uses the same base stone , but has an added coating which reflects many different colours, primarily gold, blue and pink.
Aurora Borealis (AB) is a coating that adds a rainbow-like effect to the basic stone colour, and may somewhat lighten the base colour. This effect is most commonly associated with crystal stones, and AB is often the term used to describe ‘Crystal AB’ rhinestones. An AB stone typically enhances the basic colour, but at times may also substantially modify the basic colour. And, the additional ‘rainbow’ highlights may not always complement the original costume design. The AB effect is available on many stones and colours
 
Q: What is the difference between HOT Fix and NON hotfix Flat Back crystals?
A: The back of a Hot Fix crystal has a layer of hot-melt adhesive which is activated by using heat. This adhesive bonds with the carrier material when it cools down. The back of a Flat Back non hotfix crystal has no adhesive pre-applied - you must use a separate adhesive to attach the stone, for dance costumes and clothing we recommend gem tac glue,
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