Rhinestone Comparison

There are two kinds of rhinestones. Stones that will be heated or ironed into fabric, called HOTFIX, and those that will be manually glued, called NON-HOTFIX. See the types we carry of each below.

Hotfix Rhinestone Comparison Chart

  Ultra
Machine Cut
Korean Economy
 

 
Millimeter Sizes

2MM-6MM

2MM-10MM

1.5MM-5MM

2MM-5MM

Stone Sizes
SS10-SS30   SS6-SS50  SS4-SS20  SS6-SS20
Material Crystal Crystal Glass Glass
Quality Best Very High High Medium (Less Consistent)
Colors
2 24 22 10
Purpose Very High End Clothing High End Clothing Mass Production Mid-range Clothing
Pricing Unit Gross (144) Gross (144) Gross (144) Gross (144)
Starting At $1.52 / gross 36¢ / gross 16¢ / gross 7.6¢ / gross

 

Non-Hotfix Rhinestone Comparison Chart:

  Ultra
Flatback
Pointback Large Crystals Acrylic
 

Millimeter Sizes

3MM-6MM

 2MM-10MM 2MM-6MM  8MM-20MM 8MM-35MM
Stone Sizes

SS10-SS30

SS6-SS50

SS6-SS30

N/A

N/A

Material Crystal Crystal Crystal Crystal Faceted Plastic
Quality Best Very High Very High Very High Lesser
Color Options 1 19 6 1 13
Purpose High End Projects High End Projects

For setting

High End Big Stones Craft Projects
Pricing Unit Gross (144) Gross (144) Gross (144) Individually Individually
Starting At $1.52 / gross 80¢ / gross $1.06 / gross 11¢ / each 4¢ / each