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Michael David Sturlin is sharing his advice on jewelry pricing strategy for your small business. Help your jewelry studio grow with these tips.
November 06, 2018

Pricing Strategy Tips for Jewelry Business Profitability

by Michael David Sturlin

Check out this guest article from Michael David Sturlin inspired by his experience as a Halstead Grant guest juror this year. Learn new ways to think about pricing your work strategically instead of just blindly applying a formula that may undermine the finances of your business.

Is it really cheaper to make your own jewelry findings? Check out our analysis of making your own jump rings or earwires. Does it make sense for you?
June 26, 2012

Make It vs. Buy It : The Jewelry Findings Conundrum

by Hilary Halstead Scott

This is a long-running debate in the jewelry world, should you make your own jewelry findings? Metalsmiths from traditional programs learn how to make every single component needed in jewelry as part of a thorough education in fabrication craftsmanship. Purists believe that jewelry should come from only raw metal materials. But make sure that making each individual component is actually the right move for your business.