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Rhinestones in a variety of styles, shapes, sizes, styles, and colors
Flat-back hot-fix rhinestones in a variety of sizes and colors
Flat-back set-on rhinestones in a variety of sizes and colors
Flat-back sew-on rhinestones in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors
Roses and Chatons Montees rhinestones in a variety of sizes and colors
Pointed-back set-on rhinestones in a variety of sizes and colors
Crystal rhinestone banding (strands)
Tiffany-prong settings, rhinestone setting tools, and glue
Close-approximation color chart
Rhinestone colors and sizes availability charts
Rhinestone sizes, with inch and millimeter conversions
Rhinestones explained, in maybe more detail than you really wanted!


Rhinestone Settings, Setting Tools, and Setting Glues

Whether you prefer to set your rhinestones by hot-fix, with settings, or with glue, we offer the tools and accessories you need to complete your costume!

The Hot-Fix applicators from Kandi Corp are hands-down the fastest, most reliable, and most versatile tools of their type we've ever found! They are the quickest to heat up, maintain their temperature, and cool down fast.

Gem-Tac™ and E-6000™ are the 2 most-often used glues for one very good reason - they work!

We prefer Tiffany-Prong settings over Rim-Set settings - since most of the setting is behind the fabric, more of the stone's color is allowed to shine through to the audience.


We offer 'regular' tiffany-prong settings for 'normal' fabrics and 'long-prong' settings for thicker fabrics.

Unfortunately, the best of the 'semi-professional' and hobbyist-level prong-type setter tools are out of production.

Note: prices and availability are subject to change without notice.



Hot-Fix (Heat-Fix) Rhinestone Applicators, from Kandi Corp
Hot-Fixing is absolutely the easiest and fastest way to apply rhinestones!
And heat-fix stones are as 'stage-safe' as you can get - the glue is permanent and strong.
Yes, the stones can still be torn off, and the glue does eventually age - but stones that are prong-set or hand-sewn also suffer from use, abuse, age, and neglect.

The Hot-Fix process is as easy as 1-2-3:
hot-fix steps
The glue is already on the back of the stone, the applicator picks up the stone, heats the glue, and applies the stone to the fabric - no more dripping bottles or tubes, stuck-together fingers, or random glue splotches on your project.

And a good applicator means no more scorched fabric from trying to use a clothes iron.
Hot-Fix stones and applicators are suitable for all types of fabric except rayon.

Kandi Corp's Hot-Fix applicators are the best we've found! They're very fast, very comfortable, very reliable, and very affordable!

You should note there are 2 'types' of rhinestones, and they are just enough different in size and shape to cause problems with the hot-fix applicator tips. The 'European' type includes Swarovski®, Preciosa®, Czech, and most other European-made stones. The 'Crystalina' type includes most Asian-made stones. The tips included with Kandi's applicators are designed for the 'European-style' rhinestones.

Kandi's Hot Fixer hot-fix applicator
The Hot Fixer®
Hot-Fix Rhinestone Applicator, from Kandi Corp

Item# HOTFIXER - Price:  $34.95

The Hot Fixer® is designed for Commercial and Professional use, where speed and accuracy are important! This applicator is fast! - as fast as ultrasonic setters, but at 1/10 the price! A 16ss stone can be set in 1 to 2 seconds, a 20ss stone in 3 to 4 seconds! It will set stones up to 40ss.

This applicator is 'ergonomically correct', designed by Licensed Physical Therapists to minimize fatigue - meaning it's extremely comfortable for extended use. It's properly balanced, so no need for a support stand. The improved rubber grip keeps it from rolling or sliding. It has an integrated (and lit!) on/off switch - no more plugging and un-plugging. And the 'universal voltage' compatibility means it will work anywhere in the world.

The Hot Fixer® includes tips for 'European' round-stone sizes 16ss (4mm) and 20ss (5mm), and a 9mm flat tip for nail-heads. Additional tip sizes can be purchased separately - see below.

Please note, the Hot Fixer® is VERY fast and is NOT recommended for stones smaller than 10ss (3mm).

In-stock with US-style electrical-plug only.
UL/CUL/CE Listed, WEEE Compliant

Kandi's Professional Touch hot-fix applicator
The Professional Touch®
Hot-Fix Rhinestone Applicator, from Kandi Corp

Item# PROFTOUCH - Price:  $27.95

A very nice standard-duty applicator, The Professional Touch® is a stunning improvement over the original Kandi-Kane®. It's faster, and far more comfortable to use.

Ergonomically identical to the Hot Fixer® (above), it's very comfortable for extended use. And because it's properly balanced, there's no need for a support stand. Plus, the improved rubber grip keeps it from rolling or sliding.

It has an integrated (and lit!) on/off switch - no more plugging and un-plugging. And the 'universal voltage' compatibility means it will work anywhere in the world.

Although fast, The Professional Touch® is not as quick as The Hot Fixer® (above) - you can figure setting a 16ss stone in 8 to 10 seconds.

The Professional Touch® includes tips for 'European' round-stone sizes 6ss (2mm), 10ss (3mm), 16ss (4mm), 20ss (5mm), 30ss (6mm), and 34ss (7mm), and 4mm and 9mm flat tips for nail-heads.

Please note, the Professional Touch® DOES include a 30ss (6mm) tip. It does NOT include a 12ss (3+mm) tip, but you can purchase it separately - see below.

In-stock with US-style electrical-plug only.
UL/CUL/CE Listed, WEEE Compliant

Kandi's Crystal Crafter hot-fix applicator
The Crystal Crafter®
Hot-Fix Rhinestone Applicator, from Kandi Corp

Item# CRYSCRAFTER - Price:  $17.95

A low-cost, light-duty solution intended for occasional use, and for the hobbyist and those simple craft projects.

Very similar to the original Kandi-Kane®, The Crystal Crafter® has a more efficient design on the inside and a lower price on the outside.

Although quick, The Crystal Crafter® is not as fast as it's 'bigger sisters' (above) - you can figure setting a 16ss stone in 10 to 12 seconds.

Includes a support-stand, and tips for 'European' round-stone sizes 6ss (2mm), 10ss (3mm), 16ss (4mm), 20ss (5mm), and 34ss (7mm), and 4mm and 9mm flat tips for nail-heads.

Please note, the Crystal Crafter® does NOT include tips for 12ss (3+mm) or 30ss (6mm) stones, but you can purchase them separately - see below.

In-stock with US-style electrical-plug only.
UL/CUL/CE Listed, WEEE Compliant

Additional, Replacement, and Specialty Tips
for Kandi's Hot-Fix Rhinestone Applicators

These replacement and specialty tips work on all of Kandi's applicators
(except The Glitz 'n Go®).
Kandi replacement tips

Additional and Replacement Tips,
in-stock for 'European-style' round-stone sizes:
12ss (3+mm), 16ss (4mm), 20ss (5mm), 30ss (6mm), and 34ss (7mm).
Please specify the 'SS' Size when ordering.
Item# KKTIP-(size?) - Price:  $2.50 each
Need another size? Call us.

Kandi riboon and thread tips

Specialty Tips, in-stock for Hot-Fix Ribbon and Thread.
2-tip set, includes 3/4-inch x 1-inch and 5/16-inch x 1/2-inch tips.
Item# KKTIP-RBN - Price:  $9.00 set




Rhinestone Setting Glues
GemTac Adhesive GemTac™ Multipurpose Adhesive
4-ounce Bottle - Item# GEMTAC-4 - Price:  $9.25

Great for gluing rhinestones, sequins, gems, and glitter to all types of fabric. But also a very good multi-purpose adhesive. Not quite as strong as E-6000®, but much less odor and fumes! Dries crystal-clear. Washable, nearly odor-free, non-toxic and non-flammable. Do not dry-clean.
From Beacon Adhesives. 4 fl.oz / 118ml - made in USA

Note: Special shipping rules apply:  This item is liquid and can only be shipped to US and Cananda destinations - this item CANNOT be shipped overseas. Liquid items must be shipped via Parcel Post Ground only, which may add 3 to 5 days or more to our usual shipping times. If you are ordering other items, please let us know whether you want your entire order shipped together (on the SlowBoat) or you want this item shipped separately (with additional shipping charges).




E-6000 Adhesive E-6000™ Multipurpose Adhesive
3.7-ounce Tube - Item# E6000-4 - Price:  $9.70

The strongest glue available for working with all types of fabrics and materials. This is an 'industrial' (not 'craft') strength adhesive, extremely strong, and suitable for bonding all kinds of items, from household uses to industrial. Waterproof, flexible (great for stretch fabrics!), and paintable, dries clear. Do not dry-clean. Non-flammable.
From Eclectic (the makers of GOOP™). 3.7 fl.oz / 110ml - made in USA
Note: this product is toxic (do not eat it!), but NOT flammable. It should only be used in a well-ventilated space.

Note: Special shipping rules apply:  This item is semi-liquid and can only be shipped to US and Cananda destinations - this item CANNOT be shipped overseas. Semi-liquid items must be shipped via Parcel Post Ground only, which may add 3 to 5 days or more to our usual shipping times. If you are ordering other items, please let us know whether you want your entire order shipped together (on the SlowBoat) or you want this item shipped separately (with additional shipping charges).




 Tiffany-Prong Rhinestone Settings
for Round Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones (Roses)

Sold by the gross (144 pieces) or half-gross (72 pieces)
To order, please specify item #, size, and quantity
Item# Description Per Gross 1/2 Gross
RHNTP-16N For 16ss / 4mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Nickel Finish
$2.00 $1.25
RHNTP-20N For 20ss / 5mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Nickel Finish
$3.00 $2.00
RHNTPL-20N For 20ss / 5mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Long-Prong (for thicker fabrics), Nickel Finish
$4.00 $2.50
RHNTP-30N For 30ss / 6mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Nickel Finish
$4.00 $2.50
RHNTPL-30N For 30ss / 6mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Long-Prong (for thicker fabrics), Nickel Finish
$6.00 $4.00
RHNTP-34N For 34ss / 7mm Flat-Back Set-On Rhinestones,
Nickel Finish
$5.00 $3.50



Thin Tiara Wire Jewel Wire
Thin-guage copper wire. We use it for wiring rhinestones, pendants, and cupchains to the tiara frame for hand-wired Jeweled Tiaras.
Available in Gold, Silver.
Specify color when ordering.
Small Spool - Item# JWIRE-SML - Price:  $7.90
1-ounce, approximately 205 feet - enough to wire 2 or 3 tiaras
Large Spool - Item# JWIRE-LRG - Price:  $50.00
1-pound, approximately 3300 feet - enough to wire a whole lot of tiaras!

Millinery Wire Millinery Wire
Covered in rayon (not paper!), this is the 'good stuff'.
This is the heavier wire that we use to create hand-wired Jeweled Tiara frames, Faerie Wings, and other costume items.
Available in White (easily paintable), Black.
Specify color when ordering.
per-yard - Item# MWIRE-YD - Price:  $0.90
60-yard Roll - Item# MWIRE-60 - Price:  $28.00

See the Costumer's Specialty Items Section for additional Tiara and Headpiece supplies.


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