No matter what you may need jewelry wholesale
supplies for, there are a variety of sources for
obtaining them. However, in most cases, you will
find the least expensive supplies through online
sources. This is due to the fact that you literally
have the whole world of jewelry wholesale supply
sources at the touch of a button – and those
companies are all in competition with each other.
Whether you are looking for stones, crystals,
beads, catches, or other supplies and tools, you
can find everything you are looking for online – at
really great prices. You can order the supplies
directly, or request a catalog from hundreds of
different suppliers. In many cases, when you place
an order, you will be put on the mailing list, and
you will automatically receive the catalog
periodically without having to ask for it.
You should never pay for the catalog. Avoid sites
that ask for payment to receive the catalog, or sites
that require you to pay for membership. You can
expect, however, to be required to register at the
sites that you do business with – at no charge. It
is also important to check the refund and exchange
policies for each site that you do business with.
If you have any doubts as to the legitimacy of an
online business, check them out with the BBB
online. If there have been any complaints, the BBB
will have a record of it, and that information is
available to the public at no charge.
eBay is another option. You can find a wide variety
of jewelry wholesale supplies through these
auctions, but eBay cannot be depended on as a
steady supplier. When you do find supplies that
you wish to bid on or purchase through eBay,
make sure that you check the seller’s rating and
feedback before making the bid or purchase!
If shopping online makes you really uncomfortable,
there are other ways to find jewelry wholesale
supplies. Locate the various companies online, and
then call them directly to place your order over the
phone, or for instructions for mail orders. You can
find the contact information for most companies on
the website where it says ‘contact us’ or ‘about us.’
You can also purchase your supplies through
discount stores in your area. However, you should
be aware that you will not be paying wholesale
prices. You will be paying discounted retail prices.
Wholesale prices are much cheaper – especially
when you make purchases in bulk quantities.