The precious metal that incurs the least cost is Silver. Silver is a very popular metal that is used in wholesale jewelry because of its beauty and less cost than gold. It is a harder metal than gold but still pliable to create beautiful fashion accents. Silver is considered precious because of its rarity and is used in making coins.
Silver found in bars is almost one hundred percent pure. This silver comes directly from the mine. However this silver is much too soft to be used to make fashion accents. The metal must be mixed with other stronger metals to make the jewellery durable.
Metal jewellery can be cast, machined or crafted by hand. Hand made items require time, skill and patience. This jewelry is more desired but always more expensive than machined or cast items. Labour is the reason for the higher cost.
The United States requires people or companies to have a retail license to be able to buy wholesale. If a person without a license finds a website proclaiming to be wholesale, and will sell to anyone, it is not likely that wholesale merchandise can be bought. In actuality it will most likely be a discount priced website. A person must possess a reseller's license in order to purchase wholesale items.
Supplies and jewellery can be found in any industrial country of the world. A large number can be found on the web. Jewellery can be made out of different metals, which will be less costly than precious metals. Tin, aluminium, steel and a smelting of metals called pot...