Should You Put Price Tags on Your Jewelry?

Copyright by Rena Klingenberg

Do you sell more jewelry by placing a visible price tag on each piece, or by leaving the price a mystery until the customer inquires about it?

Some jewelry artists prefer to leave prices off their jewelry, so customers will have to ask about pieces that interest them – thereby giving the jeweler the opening to establish a relationship with the customer and sell the piece.

Others feel that customers will assume jewelry without price tags must be too expensive, and that they’ll leave your booth without ever asking how much that beautiful bracelet costs.

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Latest trip to the bead store

After eating at one of our favorite restaurants in the Round Rock area a couple of months ago, Ree and I found a bead wholesaler hidden away in a strip mall right next door called Intrinsic Trading. We decided to stop in and take a look at it, since both of us are drawn to beads like moths to flames… and we certainly weren’t disappointed. Well, not unless you consider we both wished we had unlimited funds to draw from for a shopping trip in this place. From the outside, it doesn’t look like much… but once you step through the door… it is wall to wall findings and beads. Continue reading