Rhinestones, Clothing and Washing Instructions
As opposed to other trends which have come and gone, rhinestones shirts have come and conquered the fashion industry.
They are very popular all over the world and more people are liking the design, look and effect that rhinestones give regular shirts and hats. There is no question about what women really like when it comes to fashion. Sparkly stuff will definitely catch their eyes!
When it comes to buying a quality rhinestone t shirt, there is much to consider. The kind of stones used will affect the look, the price and how long they’ll last just as much has how you wash and wear them.
You cannot at any point compare them to screen printed design which only last a few days before they start fading! Rhinestones never fade!
Before you commit to buying a t shirt that you think is right for you, maybe because of your budget and situation, there are certain things you have to know. One of them is the different types of rhinestones.
Types of rhinestones
- Swarovski Crystals
Swarovski rhinestones and crystals have the best reputation in the business. They are always created with a lot of professionalism using actual crytal. Strong and unique glue is also used to make sure that the stones tightly stick on to the t shirt. In fact, there are high chances that your shirt will wear out even before the stones loosen. The only thing that is worrying to the larger market, is the price. It is much more expensive than any other type.
- Korean rhinestones
These rhinestones are usually great quality and have good quality glue too. But since there are many Korean stone manufacturers and sellers you do have to take care.
If you are reading this because you’re actually IN the custom rhinestone t shirt business, or are interested in starting one, you should shop rhinestone sellers in the US. Colman and Company, for example, has a great reputation for stone quality. Tough that business is tied to the makers of the CAMS Rhinestone Machine, they do sell the stones separately and they’ll work with any machine.
If you take good care of your garment then you can be sure that the rhinestones will hold on to them for long no matter the type.
You should always gently wash them with your hands. It is not advisable to throw them in to the washing machine as the glue may get weak. After washing, lay them flat probably on grass so that they can dry.
If you want your shirts to always look new, avoid ironing them. If the shirt is so much creased and you need to iron it, then just iron around the design. This will ensure that the designs are not interfered with.
I guarantee that if you take good care of your rhinestone apparel, then it will definitely last longer. if you wish, you can avoid the expenses of taking your t shirt to a designer to put the rhinestones for you by simply buying and fixing for yourself.