Silver continues to be a fantastic value. Sales of fine and art jewelry in silver remain strong despite rising costs—it's a gorgeous material, versatile and bold. And it continues to be the affordable choice among precious metals.
Because of this demand, jewelry makers like you will continue to design, craft, and manufacture in silver, regardless of fluctuations in precious metal markets. And Rio Grande will continue to be here to support
you with everything you need.
Things really are changing, though. None of us can afford not to adapt our businesses to the current markets for silver, gold, and platinum. With the reality of rising costs, we've sharpened our pencils and taken a hard look at how we offer precious metals to make it easier for you to get the resources you need.
Here's what we've come up with. Let us know what you think.
Sincerely,Your Friends at Rio Grande Jewelry Supply
NEW! No minimum purchase
There are times when all you need to get your latest project done
is two inches of gallery wire.
All NEW price breaks
Our pricing structure for metals has always taken advantage of the economy of
scale. At higher volumes we can be more efficient, and we've been able to pass
these savings directly along to you.
Recycle your scrap ... often
You have choices about where you recycle your precious metal scrap.
At Rio Grande, we have absolutely no lot fees, assay fees or refining fees. And Rio now
pays more than ever—up to 85% of the value of properly sorted silver scrap.
This means you get a great deal, especially for smaller lots. Which means
you can unlock the value you have tied up in scrap as often as you need.
Which just makes sense.
More flexible packaging
Rio is always looking at the way we package findings and other supplies you
need. We've reduced the package quantities for many items to give you more
flexibility in making your purchasing decisions and managing your inventory.
You more closely control the stock you need to get the job done.
Alternatives & options
From alternative metals to silver-filled sheet, wire and findings, we're
offering you options of less costly materials for your designs. With alternative
metals, you can offer your customers a wider range of pricing options,
and Rio is here to support you with everything you need.
Information you can use
We keep you updated every day on what the markets are doing through
Facebook, Twitter, riogrande.com and our toll-free market hotline at 800.396.9894. You can keep an eye on fluctuations in the markets and
place your order when the timing is best for you.
Download the full pdf silver savings brochure.
Leave a comment
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Trackbacks are disabled.
Welcome to The Studio, a meeting place for those who, like all of us at Rio Grande, share a passion for making jewelry.
This little corner of the web is your opportunity to meet and visit with our experts and the experts who are our friends and partners. Come by often and see what’s new. Offer your take on the latest and greatest in your shop or studio.
Whether you’re just starting out or are always on the prowl for a new idea or inspiration, we look forward to getting to know you!
- Pantone 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid
- Rio Grande is People: A Glimpse of Rio
- Grow Your Business at Rio Grande’s Winter Workshop
- Rio Grande’s Holiday Hours: Don’t Wait Until the Last Moment!
- The Ten Best Social Media Strategies for Jewelry