Halstead Jewelry Articles tagged with buying jewelry supplies

by Erica Stice

A Jeweler's Guide to Essential Beading Findings

Learn about beading findings in our educational jewelry guide! When you are beginning beading, the lingo can be overwhelming. Learn the essential vocabulary and common components you will need. Choose the right beading wire, clasps, headpins, and more for your next beading design.

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by Erica Stice

Jewelry Metal Sheet: Guide to Gauges and Tempers

Unsure of which gauge and temper you need for your next jewelry project? Let us help! Check out our jewelry sheet metal guide for gauges and tempers.

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by Hilary Halstead Scott

How Jewelers Can Respond to Volatility in Gold and Silver Prices

What do you do when commodity markets swing? This article will explore how jewelry artists should respond to changes in gold and silver prices.

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by Hilary Halstead Scott

Silver Jewelry Supplies by Nation of Origin

The silver jewelry trade has a rich history. There are centers of production in the world where jewelry manufacturing took root generations ago. These market leaders are each known for different strengths. Learn about the major contributors to the trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.

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by Erica Stice

Tips to Save Money Buying Bulk Jewelry Wire

Save money buying bulk jewelry wire. Check out these money saving tips which cover tarnishing, tangling, and how to avoid waste. Learn how to use a rolling mill to keep your costs down, too.

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by Erica Stice

How to Buy Ring Making Material

Check out our handy jewelry ring material conversion chart and learn how to calculate the right material length for each finger ring size with this tutorial.

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by Hilary Halstead Scott

New Jeweler's Tips for Buying Jewelry Supplies

New jewelers often find themselves jumping from a well-stocked school studio or pre-assembled kits to an empty home studio. Once you're ready to stock your own jewelry studio, read our tips for buying jewelry supplies.

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by Katie Hacker

Top 3 Questions from New Halstead Customers

It feels risky to buy online from a new supplier for the first time. Here are answers to our top questions from new customers at Halstead to help you make an informed purchasing decision. Updated April 2022.

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by Katie Hacker

Make Jewelry in Multiple Metals

Want to make the same piece of jewelry in sterling, gold-filled and rose gold-filled? We can help. Learn how to shop jewelry supplies so you can make the same jewelry design in different metals.

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by Katie Hacker

Out of Stock Jewelry Supplies? Let Us Help You! Halstead FAQs

We know how frustrating out of stock supplies can be! Here are 4 tips to improve your shopping experience when the jewelry supplies you need are out of stock.

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