Q - Are these really handmade beads?
A - Yes, they are! We are a small family business behind INVSea - husband and wife. Me (Kate) make glass beads, and my husband (Anatoly) makes silver cores and eyelets. If you would like to know more about process visit our Instagram @invsea.
Q - Where are you located?
A - We live and ship orders from Slovakia (European Union).
Q - What are the payment options?
A - We accept all major cards, PayPal, ApplePay, American express.
Q - What is the difference between silver cores and eyelets?
A - It's really simple! Silver core is solid tube that runs through bead, silver eyelets are rivets (not solid) but very secure. I explained in detail making process in the article HERE.
Q - What shipping options are available?
A - We offer shipping by state post and also by DHL express courier services (second option is really fast).
tracked and signed by regular post - 5EUR (for orders up to 150EUR, bigger orders will be shipped by DHL express shipping).
DHL express shipping:
European Union - 15EUR
USA - 20EUR
Rest of the world - 35EUR
1EUR is about $1.2
Q - Can a glass bead break?
A - To make beads durable we anneal them in special kiln so it's not so easy to break a bead. But since it is glass - yes, sometimes it can break.
Q - I want to buy more beads than listed in quantity field.
A - That's great! Please contact me with details cause I may have more in studio than listed in shop.
Q - How can I contact you?
A - I would be happy to assist you through my email