Shipping & Handling Policy

Shipping Policy

Please read the Shipping Policy for Global Beads, Inc. so you understand the shipping methods available and the costs associated with them.

Standard Shipping and Handling
Standard orders are processed once credit card authorization and verification have been obtained and fully processed. Orders shipped via standard delivery typically arrive in five (5) to nine (9) business days (Monday through Friday, not including holidays) for the United States and P.O. boxes in Alaska and Hawaii. Special charges may apply to overseas shipping. Special charges may be applied for items needing special packaging. These charges will be calculated on Step 3 (Order Review).  Our s &h algorithm is based on the value of the order, not by solely by weight or size.

The items avaialbe in our Old World Category are only shipped Express, with shipping, handling and insurance at the buyer’s expense. In the Continental US, insurance is calculated at $2.00 per $100.00 of merchandise. You will need to choose “Express” when checking out! US Customs fees will be assigned at time of shipping.  This does not include custom fees required by your country.