All items are shipped the next business day after payment is received. We accept Google checkout, Paypal, checks, US or international money orders. We ship worldwide, please inquire for international rates. Insurance, though not required is highly recommended for all breakables and is at our cost; $1.35 for up to $50, $2.20 for up to $100, $3.35 for up to $200. All items are returnable within a 14 day time frame.