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Custom Imprinted Silver Jewelry Polishing Cloths
Custom Imprinted Silver Jewelry Polishing Cloths
For a jewelry company looking out to increase customer loyalty, having a custom imprinted silver jewelry polishing cloth is the smart thing to do. You can improve your customer’s open box experience by giving them the wow experience. How can we make it happen? Easy, put in the custom imprinted silver jewelry polishing cloth inside the box with the silver jewelry in it as a handout! People love good surprises and this can be a great way of making customers happy. In turn, these satisfied customers will reward you with loyalty and authentic marketing since you will have won your brand an advocate who will passionately share their experiences. Furthermore, customers tend to keep polishing cloth for a long time because it is a high utility item, making these promotional polish cloths become a culture enhancing your brand image.
Bezel setting pendant
Bezel setting pendant
A bezel setting is a way of enclosing a gemstone within a metal frame. A small ring can be soldered on the top of the frame to make it into a pendant or charm. More than one ring can also be soldered on the bezel frame to make a bezel connector or link.
Cabochon FAQs
Cabochon FAQs
Cabochon is a gemstone element used for jewelry making. They can be used to make rings, pendants, or other creative jewelry piece. We will go through some common questions and answers of cabochons: What is Cabochon? How Cabochons can be used in jewelry making? What shape can Cabochon come in with? Why most Cabochons are not transparent? Why most Cabochons are not faceted?
Jump ring basics
Jump ring basics
Jump rings are essential components of jewelry making, especially open jump rings. This blog covers the basics of jump ring size, types, and terminologies. Like, the jump ring gauge chart, what is OD and what is ID, the difference between machine cut jump rings vs. saw cut jump rings.
What is zodiac sign and their meanings?
What is zodiac sign and their meanings?
Your birthday has a corresponding position of the Sun. This position and transits of other planets will pass down a set of personality traits to you. This position determines your zodiac sign, also known as astrology sign or Sun sign. This sign impacts your personality and your view of the people and the world around you. Your view and personality will, in turn, impact every choice you make in your life, your love, your career, even your luck. You are your zodiac sign.
Gold Plating Facts
Gold Plating Facts

As a jewelry designer, we all need to deal with gold plating every now and then. It's important to understand the terminology, measurements, and general facts about gold plating.

The 8 Most Used Bails in Jewelry Making

A list of the 8 most used bails in jewelry making along with pictures, descriptions, and links to the products.

Types of Clasps

An important aspect of a jewelry piece design is the clasp. The clasp may not be the most noticeable component but it is the most functional when it comes to wearing a piece and securing it into place.  In some cases, the clasp can also become a striking part of the design too.

There are so many types of clasps to choose from so here is a guide to help explain what options are available and how to use them.

Types of Earring Findings

Stud earrings are simple earrings that consist of a straight post that goes through the ear piercing and has a small adornment of a stone, metal ball, or shape that is attached.  The first earrings you wear after piercing, studs create the illusion that the adornment is floating on an earlobe, as the post and backs are not visible.  Common backs that keep the posts in place are butterfly backs, also known as friction backs, or screw backs, that literally screw onto the post.

Basic Jewelry Findings Terms

Basic Jewelry Findings Terms

 

Findings: The component parts and materials used to complete a piece of jewelry.

Bail: Components used to easily attach pendants or charms to a chain without the soldering being required.

Bead: A small, often rounded piece, with a hole through it so it can ...