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Learn about the major contributors to the silver jewelry supplies trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.
June 03, 2020

Silver Jewelry Supplies by Nation of Origin

by Hilary Halstead Scott

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.

We answer 7 of the most common questions that we receive when customers purchase metal sheet from us. Learn how to order, convert from inches to ozt, understand our return policies concerning sheet and more.
September 18, 2018

How to Buy Jewelry Making Metal Sheet

by Erica Stice

A quick FAQ guide on how to buy metal sheet for your jewelry business. Learn the lingo and how to navigate the typical units of measure used for sheet sales.

Learn how to determine the correct amount of material you need for a jewelry ring based on the desired finger size and material you choose.
July 17, 2018

How to Buy Ring Making Material

by Erica Stice

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.

Learn how to buy jewelry supplies at the right price in the quantities you need in this introductory article for new jewelry makers or small businesses.
March 22, 2018

5 Rookie Tips for Buying Jewelry Supplies

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Leaving the comfort of a well stocked school studio can seem daunting. Read on for some tips on sourcing materials for your own studio.

Curious about shopping for jewelry findings at Halstead? Learn the top 3 questions we hear from new customers getting started.
March 09, 2018

Top 3 Questions from New Halstead Customers

by Katie Hacker

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

Ready to venture out of class and on your own? Here are some tips for buying jewelry supplies.
February 16, 2018

Moving Past Jewelry Kits: How to Buy Supplies

by Katie Hacker

Ready to venture out of class and on your own? Here are some tips for moving past jewelry kits and onto buying jewelry supplies in bulk.

It makes sense in your jewelry business to sell bestselling designs in different metals. Learn how to navigate supply shopping to make this strategy work.
February 13, 2018

Make Jewelry in Multiple Metals

by Katie Hacker

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.

It is frustrating when jewelry supplies are out of stock. Learn how Halstead can help you troubleshoot availability disruptions.
February 06, 2018

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

by Katie Hacker

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.

Learn how to select jewelry wire gauge thickness and hardness temper for your material needs in this handy guide to jewelry metals properties.
February 09, 2016

What Jewelry Wire Gauge & Hardness Do You Need?

by Erica Stice

Learn the ins and outs of sheet and wire gauges and metal tempers so you can make the right choices for your jewelry designs. This popular blog post was updated in 2019.

In this age of ecommerce, phone service still provides vital benefits. Let us help you problem solve for your jewelry business. Get bupplies fast!
October 06, 2015

Call Halstead Service: Why We Aren't Just Online

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Online ordering is great but we miss connecting with our customers and here's why. Call Halstead service to see how we can help you with your latest jewelry business challenges.

Halstead can help you build your small jewelry business.