Bulk Buys = A Better Bottom Line
by Susanne Kathol, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

Buying in bulk is a smart way to save valuable time and make more money selling jewelry. Fire Mountain Gems and Beads offers a wide selection of bulk buys designed for production-orientated jewelry artists, bead supply resellers and any jewelry maker who needs to have tried-and-true jewelry-making supplies ready and on hand at all times, at the lowest cost possible.

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' bulk buy savings are available to all customers and these wholesale-priced products also qualify for All Assortable Pricing, allowing you to mix and match any combination of jewelry-making products for even deeper discounts. Jewelry makers are using these bulk buy opportunities to increase jewelry-making profits and beef up their bottom lines. Depending on the size and scale of your jewelry production, spending even a few cents less on every clasp, bead or foot of chain can add up to huge overall savings.

Increase your buying power today with Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' wide selection of bulk buys including: Swarovski crystal, headpins, jumprings, Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire, seed beads, metal beads, clasps, Czech fire-polished beads, findings, chains, earring findings, organizers, mountings and settings, presentation boxes, wood beads, beading components, beading needles, charms and more. View the profit-increasing opportunities here or simply look for the "other package sizes(s)" link on any product/search result page to find the bulk savings available for a particular jewelry-making product.

Let's breakdown the benefits of bulk buys by looking at an example of sterling silver fishhook earwires (item #H20-A8144FN) and seeing the impact buying in bulk has on the bottom line.

  • Package of 5 pairs sold as low as 0.82 cents per pair
  • Package of 25 pairs sold as low as 0.73 cents per pair
  • Package of 500 pairs sold at 0.63 cents per pair
The Bottom Line: Total savings of 0.19 cents per pair, and buying in bulk saves you $90!

Here's another example of a bulk buy savings opportunity available on sterling silver-filled cable chain (item #H20-3733CH).

  • 5 feet sold at $5.16 per foot
  • 50 feet sold at $4.56 per foot
The Bottom Line: Total savings of 0.60 cents per foot, and buying in bulk saves you $30!

Here's a cost-saving illustration of buying in bulk for producing these Swarovski crystal heart dangling earrings:

Design Idea B16H Earrings

It's easy to see how bulk buy savings can really add up. Buying in bulk reduces the total cost of supplies in jewelry designs, resulting in larger profit margins and ultimately more money in your pocket.

Want to save even more money? Platinum Partners at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads place large bulk orders to help their business grow while saving on every order with discount pricing. Call the customer service department at (800) 423-2319 to find out how you too can reach Platinum Partner status and save on each order.

Every cent counts when you're looking to make money selling jewelry and bulk buys are a huge benefit to any jewelry maker's bottom line.

** Metal prices fluctuate weekly. Prices for the product examples shown in this article may not reflect the current price.

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