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Due to the continued increase in the value of the US $ vs. the Euro, Swarovski has just informed us they will be decreasing the currency surcharge by 6% from+23% to +17%, effective Thursday, January 19.

Of this advance notice to review your current inventories and your first quarter inventory needs.

Place your orders now to save 6% on all orders shipping Thursday, January 19 or after.

Place your orders now for double savings.
The 6% currency surcharge decrease …plus… the upcoming 3% Swarovski price increase… to total an amazing 9% savings !!!

HOW?? Merchants to your rescue…
Place your new front orders by 5pm Friday, January 27 for in-stock merchandise – we will ship by Monday, January 30 – saving you the additional 3% price increase that is going into effect on Monday, January 30.

Call your account associate for more details & to place your orders!


Free Freight - Friday,  January 13

Visit MO in Tucson


Visit us in the Bonsai Ballroom
Booths B17 & B19
Sunday, January 29 – Friday, February 3 ~ 10am – 6pm daily.
We are pleased to offer the most comprehensive range of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS CRYSTAL
and our
BEADELLE® Collection of Pavé Beads, Pavé Magnetic & Toggle Clasps, Pavé Rings & more!

Chatons • Flat Backs • Hotfix • Sew-Ons & Buttons • Fancy Stones • Beads • Pearls • Pendants Cupchain • Findings • Filigrees • Transfer Appliqués • Stone Settings • Rhondelles
Banding & Trimming

Pavé Beads ~ Round, Oval, Heart, Large Hole Craft,
and the NEW Chocolate Glaze, Resort Collection & Crystal Candy
Pavé Rings • Pavé Magnetic Clasps • Pavé Toggle Clasps • Rhinestone Balls
Rondelles & Squardelles • Crystal Buckles • Crystal Pens • NEW Solutions • NEW Creative Clay
If you have any questions or to book a booth visit…
800.333.4144 (RI) • 800.714.7714 (NY)

What was once started in 1950 by Eugene Wachtenheim, Merchants Overseas has continued down the generations and is still family owned and operated by the Wachtenheim Family:

After the passing of our founder, MO started the Eugene Wachtenheim Distinguished Achievement Award to recognize 1 hard working individual each year for best exemplifying the goals and ideals that Eugene stood for:

o       Being kind and generous to others

o       Respecting the other person’s position and opinions

o       EW’s belief that the customer is our most important asset ~ the customer always comes first

o       Making “it happen”

o       Following through on individual projects and goals

This year’s winner was Arlene!

The Cruise/Spring 2012 Must-Have colors add a playful POP of NEON to brighten your spirits and surroundings.  The season’s most popular hues for Jewelry, Accessories, Apparel, and Home Decor are all about energy, optimism and bringing on a brighter mood!

GREAT News…Brand NEW!

Merchants Overseas has added a NEW Clay-based Collection to our current selection of BEADELLE Pavé Beads…. The ‘Crystal Candy’ Collection!!

These Clay-based Pave beads feature bright candy-inspired crystal colors on a matching base ~ WOW!

Starting at 6mm size in 3 colors ~ and available in 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, & 14mm sizes in Crystal, Crystal AB and 12 colors.

All Crystal Candy Pave Beads come with the larger craft-sized 2.0-2.5mm holes,perfect for today’s DIY projects!!


CALL 800-333-4144 today for more information ~ or to place your order!

As you may already know,

Many SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Crystal stones are available only if purchased in large minimum order quantities (MOQ). 
But we certainly know…
Not everyone needs or wants these large minimum quantites (MOQ)!!
That’s why each season Merchants Overseas offers you an exclusive list of…. 
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Crystal Stones available without MOQ ~ it’s A-OK to order by the single package unit!!
Take Advantage of this great opportunity ~ Order Today ~ don’t miss out!!



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