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Marketplace Risks for Jewelry Businesses and How to Avoid Them

As a wholesale jewelry supplier, we work with thousands of designers around the world and we are able to notice when there are ups and downs in their sales, as it affects ours as well. We dug deeper and noticed that some shops suffered as they only sold on the online marketplace platform.

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.

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 ...

What is Gold Vermeil?

What is Gold Vermeil?

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Gold vermeil has been increasing in popularity but interestingly enough, not many people know what this is. Although vermeil might seem like a new trend, this type of metal has existed for centuries.

If you are into jewelry that looks like gold, vermeil may interest you. I...