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BBB Accredited Business since

Rings & Things

Additional Locations

Phone: (800) 366-2156 Fax: (509) 838-2602 View Additional Phone Numbers 304 E 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202

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This company is a volume-discount supplier of beads, findings, tools and components for making jewelry. No minimum order. 

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Rings & Things meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Rings & Things include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Rings & Things
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 01, 1984 Business started: 07/01/1972 in WA Business started locally: 01/01/1973
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Department of Revenue Washington State
Department of Revenue ( Public Records Division), PO Box 47478, Olympia WA 98504-7477
Phone Number: 800-647-7706

Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Polly Larue, President
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Polly Larue, President
Business Category

Beads Chains Craft Instruction Craft Supplies Jewelers - Supplies Jewelry Findings Wholesalers & Distributors

Products & Services

Rings & Things sells the following brand(s): Aanraku Glass Studios, Amate Studios(TM), Art Clay(TM) Silver, Artistic Wire(R), Beadalon(R), Beadsmith(R), C-Koop Beads, Crafted Findings, Eurotool(R), Lindstrom(R) Precision Tools, Mag-Lok(R), Nina Designs(R), Ranger Inks', Santa Me, Soft Flex(R), SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, TierraCast(R), Tim Holtz(R) idea-ology(R), TOHO(R), Vintaj(R), Vintaj(R) Natural Brass, WireLace(R), Wubbers(TM)

Rings & Things offers the following product(s): Beads, Chain, Chain by the Spool, Charms & Pendants, Gemstone Beads, Jewelry Resin, Jewelry-Making Supplies, Jewelry-Making Tools, Metal Clays, Metal-Stamping Supplies, Pearl Beads, Pliers & Cutters, Polymer Clay, Stamping Blanks, Stringing Cable and Cord, Trade Beads, Wire & Sheet

Method(s) of Payment
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, Cash, Check, Check by Phone
Refund and Exchange Policy
Merchandise must be returned within 30 days.
Alternate Business Names
NWJS, Inc Rings and Things Wholesale Rings-Things
Additional Information

Sondra Barrington, Sales Manager 

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.