The BeadFX Buyer in the Big Apple

I’m in NYC for a little shopping and a little R&R. This is Bead Week in NY, culminating in two shows this coming weekend. First I stopped in to one of the big Swarovski distributors. They tend to have some of the Out Of Production stuff that is difficult to get elsewhere. Out Of Production, or OOP in Swarovski-speak means that they are no longer making the item. Every month, there’s a big list of items that Swarovski declares is now OOP. This doesn’t necessarily mean that it is gone forever. Swarovski usually hedges their bets by saying that they …