As a wholesale supplier to jewelers and other industry professionals, Rio Grande wants to avoid presenting wholesale pricing to retail consumers. In addition, the U.S. Patriot Act requires all suppliers of precious metals to maintain full contact information for all of its customers.
Please be aware that we vigilantly protect your account information—it will never be shared or sold to any third party for any reason, ever.
The benefits of having a dedicated account with us include:
See current pricing on all products based on published daily metal markets.
Access and print your order history and invoices any time you need them.
Create and update a 'wish' list of products you have selected but are not yet ready to purchase.
Manage and update your account information, including contact and payment information, at your convenience.
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Calculating the Cost of Firing A Kiln
“Firing a kiln is very expensive!” Or is it? Any company that provides kilns regularly encounters this misconception among customers. The truth, however, is very different. Find out why and how you can calculate the cost of firing for yourself.
Last edited: 10/14/2019
“Firing a kiln is very expensive!” Any company that provides kilns regularly encounters this misconception among customers. The truth, however, is very different; the cost of firing a kiln is more affordable than most artists think. Why is this important? Find out in this paper; we’ll examine the cost of firing a kiln and discuss the basic information needed to calculate the firing costs of any particular kiln.