Shipping Options & Countries

Want to know what the shipping costs will be to your home or business?  Potomac Bead Company makes it easy with easy flat-rate shipping!

Final Sale Update

Thank you very much for your support during our final sale. We are shipping orders out on every week day. Due to high volumes of packages, it might take longer than usual for us to ship out your order. Thank you very much for your patience, we are picking and packing as fast as we can :)

Due to higher weight and higher shipping fee expenses, the shipping fee is now 4.99 € ex VAT or free on orders over 200 € ex VAT. Thank you for your understanding.

Tracked Economy Shipping

Tracked parcels are sent with Spring/Post NL courier service from our warehouse in the Czech Republic through hubs in Germany and the Netherlands. Average estimated delivery time varies with destination country. For EU countries, it is usually seven to ten business days, according the Spring/PostNL shipping schedule. For outside Europe packages, it is usually up to two weeks. Distant destinations such as Australia, Japan might take up to three weeks. Packages sent within Czech Republic and to Slovakia are delivered to door with Zásilkovna (Packeta). We ship on every business day.

Track your parcels here:

Orders up to 199.99 € ex VAT Orders over 200 € ex VAT
Czech Republic & Slovakia 2.99 ex VAT € Free
Worldwide 4.99 ex VAT €* Free

The worldwide shipping service has officially three weeks to deliver a package before any investigation is started. If you fear your parcel might be lost, contact us at, we understand you might fear for your beads ;) We will do our best to get them to you under any circumstances.

*The economy tracked shipping base cost is 4.99 € plus the VAT of your country in the European Union. The final price is automatically calculated at checkout. We put the prices in the table below, just find your VAT rate:

 17% VAT 18% VAT 19% VAT 20% VAT 21% VAT 22% VAT 23% VAT 24% VAT 25% VAT 27% VAT
5.84 € 5.85 € 5.94 € 5.99 € 6.04 € 6.09 € 6.14 € 6.19 € 6.24 € 6.34 €

Express Shipping

FedEx (formerly TNT) Express tracked shipping. Detailed tracking info, fast and reliable delivery. Average estimated delivery times 1 - 5 business days.**

Orders up to 599.99 € Orders over 600 €
Worldwide 26.99 € Free


**Estimated delivery time may vary a lot based on the receiver's country. Europe EDT is mostly 1-2 business days, worldwide 2-5 business days.

You can also shop with us within the US, just visit our US website

• Select heavy items such as Tools or Bead On It Boards may not be available for free shipping because of weight. Read more details under specific items.
• All products ship from Potomac Bead Company's warehouse in the Czech Republic, so shipping times may vary based on distance. Within Europe it is usually 5-15 business days.
• Orders generally ship within 24 hours during workdays, except for those placed after on Saturdays and Sunday which are shipped on the next Monday.


  1. PayPal checkout - use your PayPal account or a direct pay with your credit card connected to your PayPal account.
  2. Stripe payment gateway - pay with your credit card. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Maestro and more.

All prices are final.
All transactions are in EUR.
We are VAT payers. VAT number CZ06899218