Shipping is a Flat Rate Fee of $2.99 for ALL Customers. Flat Rate Fee Shipping is one shipping price for any size order. Supplier of Raw Gems, Beads and Charms ~ all on Purple Birdie! All the Metal Findings are free of toxins such as Nickel, Cadmium and Lead. We are in Maryland, USA and all items are in stock and your order will be mailed out that day or the next after payment. You should received your order within 4 days after payment. Purple Birdie adds new inventory each week. If you are looking for a specific bead, charm or gem and can't find it, please let me know and I might be able to find for you. Customer Service is #1 and our feedback shows it. Thank you for stopping by Purple Birdie Store!