Difference between Handmade Jewellery and Machine Molded Jewellery
Handmade Jewellery VS Machine-molded Jewellery.
Buying an engagement ring off the shelf or having a unique ring made by a professional? There’s a big difference. An engagement ring commissioned by a reputable jeweler such as Manser Jewellery will reflect your unique personality and say a lot more about your future intentions.
Buying handmade jewellery ensures you always get exactly what you want rather than settling for something that has been mass-produced.
Another benefit of buying handmade jewellery is that it is significantly higher in quality than mass manufactured or machine-molded jewellery. A jeweler making a handmade engagement ring has a reputation to protect and will take meticulous care to produce a ring that exceeds your expectation. On the other hand, larger retail stores target the masses and their core focus lies with the profits rather than the product.
You are also more certain that the materials used are of a high quality.
When buying handmade jewellery, you work directly with someone that manufactures your jewellery and understands your desires rather than a store clerk who knows little to nothing about jewellery manufacture. Retail jewellery stores often employ staff that work there to make a living.
The livelihood of a jeweler depends on the quality of the work he produces. It’s therefore not only his job, but also his passion.
One of the most common problems with machine made jewellery is that the diamonds or semi-precious stones aren’t securely set. When a professional setter sets diamonds or stones he sets one individually taking its shape and size into account. Machines on the other hand assume that all natural stones are created equal which is not always the case.
This begs the question: Is hand made jewellery more expensive than machine molded jewellery? Contrary to popular belief, this is not always the case.
We have recently concluded a study that confirms that our prices are on average 30% to 50% lower than retail stores. Jewellers such as ourselves aren’t burdened with exuberant retail rental contracts ensuring our overheads are kept to a minimum.
Big business retailers often claimed lower prices but what you’re really paying for is substandard quality. It’s therefore important that you know exactly what you buy when comparing prices.
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