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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Guide To Jewelry Chain
If you’re making necklaces, bracelets, anklets—even earrings—with chain, you know how crucial it is to have a variety of styles in stock. Chain is such a bread-n-butter staple that it can surprise you how many things there are to consider when selecting and buying chain. This buyer's guide offers a quick reference to the many styles, sizes and types of chain available.
Use this guide to:
• Familiarize yourself with chain styles so you can choose a chain that a) complements your piece, and b) supports its weight appropriately.
• Plan the length you'll need to ensure your designs present that way you want them to.
• Understanding of the characteristics of the metal types you working with.
• Buy in the units most advantageous to your work—finished lengths, pre-cut unfinished lengths or bulk spools.