Swarovski is the finest crystals in the market,
produced in Austria.
Many customers mistake Swarovski for crystals but Swarovski is the brand name
associated with the finest crystals in the market. There are other crystals in
the market such as our brand, Clarus. Swarovski offers the finest brilliance
and is considered the best in the market. Swarovski is also the most expensive
crystals in the market. While some customers go for the more affordable alternatives
such as Clarus, Swarovski is the perfect choice for our more discerning
customers who demand the unsurpassed quality.
Swarovski comes in different types of crystals such
as the Hot-Fix, Flat Back, Transparent Hot-Fix, and Flat Back Uncoated.
Flat backs are crystals coated with platinum backing, whereas the Hot-Fix
crystals are flat reverse side pre-coated with heat-sensitive glue. The
Transparent Hot-Fix and Flat Back Uncoated offer the crystals without a
backing, which results in perfectly transparent crystals. The rest of the
Hot-Fix and Flat Back are more translucent due to the foil at the back of the
The round Swarovski we carry are Xilion Rose 2028,
the finest in the market. There are many different types of Swarovski, and
Xilion Rose 2028 is the type with the most cut, and therefore the most
brilliant. Even if it’s Swarovski, other counterparts cannot match the
brilliance and aesthetics of Swarovski Xilion Rose 2028. Xillion Rose has about
90 different colors to choose from, so you can find the perfect shade you’re
Clarus is Nova Rhinestone Depot’s exclusive brand of
crystals. Though it may not be the finest, it gives Nova customers an
affordable alternative to Swarovski crystals. On average, Clarus crystals cost
less than half of Swarovski, but Clarus is very comparable to Swarovski in
regards to quality. It goes through rigorous quality control to ensure most of
our crystals are in impeccable quality. With the option of both Hot-Fix and
Flatback, Clarus gives options to those who love crystals but not have a big
budget for Swarovski. We offer around 35 colors
for Clarus in sizes SS-6, SS-8, SS-10, SS-12, SS-16, SS-20, and SS-30
Clarus comes in different cuts depending on the size.
It has 8 cuts up to for SS-6 and SS-8, 10 cuts for SS-10 and SS-12, 12 cuts for SS-16 and
SS-20, and 16 cuts for SS-30. Higher cut means more brilliance, and bigger size
has more cuts so you can see the crystals more clearly.
Despite having fewer cuts, the smaller stones are just as luminous as the
bigger stones, if not more.
Glass Rhinestones are affordable, brilliant, and they
are the stone of choice for most manufacturers. However, they do not have clear
defining cuts like the crystals because they are molded having the top and bottom cut by machines. These Rhinestones are also known as 2 cut Rhinestones. The quality of rhinestone is separated by the country of
manufacture, Korea or China. We only
use and sell Grade A Korean and Chinese rhinestones. Our stones are by far the
best quality in the market.
Korean Rhinestones are the better
quality rhinestones, not necessarily due to the country of origin, but due to
the fact that Korean rhinestones undergo a more rigorous inspection and quality
control to ensure it matches the higher standard of most of our customers.
Chinese Rhinestones are
made the same way as the Korean rhinestones, with the exception that the stones
are not as rigorously inspected. This result in higher probability of finding stones
that may be cracked and/or chipped, or the glue not applied properly. Though we
say higher probability, over 95% of the stones in the bag should be in good
Our rhinestones also come in various types such as Low
Lead Rhinestones, Shape Stone, Ring Stone, and Pasco Stone. Low
Lead Rhinestones have lead level compliant to CPSIA standards, whereas
our regular rhinestones may not meet the
standard. Shape Stones are Korean rhinestone molded into different
shapes. Shape stones are perfect for designs that require a specific design of
stones. Ring Stones are rhinestones encased in a metallic ring. Pasco
Stones are enclosed stone with pastel color border, and they have