Whether you’re on the hunt for eyelets for that’ll complete everyday textiles OR are looking for durable grommets for industrial pieces that must withstand longer wear, you’ve come to the right place. Shop our diverse selection of grommets that work for various fashion staples, from shirts and dresses to hats and belts. Our grommets have been used to make funky hats, leather belts and even more heavy-duty options like outdoor tents perfect for camping trips or giant tarps for your company outing. The grommets we have on offer come in most colors ranging from clear to silver and gold. They’re often used for shoelaces, drapes, banners and festive flags for personal and professional use. Whether you’re looking for a simple, classic style or a funky pop of color, we have grommets to fit all textiles and creations. From faux metal to square options and self-backing or rhinestone options, get in touch if you ever have any questions about our selection.
Eyelets are circular rings that you can attach to fabric of clothing or accessories such as shirts, dresses, hats, belts, or shoes. You can pull a string, ribbon, or shoelaces through the fabric and it will be protected from fraying by eyelets.
A grommet is similar to an eyelet in that grommets are also circular rings. However, grommets can be attached to textiles with interior, outdoor, or industrial purposes for longer wear-and-tear. Grommets can be used for curtains, tarps, sails, tents, drapery, banners, and flags. Rope of metal rods can be pulled through the fabric that is protected by grommets.
The difference is in the sizes of eyelets and grommets. Eyelet sizes are small and include 1/16,” 1/8,” 5/32,” and 3/16.” In comparison, grommet sizes are larger and include 5/32,” 3/16,” 1/4,” 5/16,” 3/8,” 7/16,” 1/2,” and 3/4.” Please see our eyelet and grommet sizing chart for more information: https://www.grommetsdepot.com/grommet-size-chart/
Eyelets or grommets can either be one-piece self backing, or be two-pieces with washers. Both require tools to attach them permanently to a fabric. For fabrics, eyelets and grommets that come in two-pieces provide a more finished look. For small eyelets or grommets, a hammer and anvil setter can be helpful tools, you can choose the appropriate size. Larger grommets can be attached using a heavy-duty press and a die set that can vary depending on the size of your grommets. This is recommended for larger scale production.
Eyelets and grommets can be made of metal, plastic, or rubber. They can be several colors such as brass, antique brass, gun metal, nickel, black, white, and many other colors if it is plastic.
Many of our eyelets and grommets come in packs of 100 and 1000. The price for packs of 100 is $4.99. Packs of 1000 are eligible for a 50% discount for $24.95. Prices for novelty grommets that have a unique shape, or style vary. Please view the specific product you are interested in for more pricing details on our website: https://www.grommetsdepot.com/grommets/