All That You Need To Know About Stainless Steel Chain Jewelry
Stainless steel chain jewelry is well known for being an affordable alternative to precious metals such as silver, platinum and gold. Not only does it offer retailers the ability to buy and sell beautiful jewelry at a price point you are happy with, but it is also an in-demand material. This is because stainless steel chain is superior to traditional jewelry materials in a variety of ways, including its strength-to-versatility and bio-compatibility.
Below we'll tell you everything you need to know to get started with wholesale stainless steel chain. With thousands of desirable items in stock, low minimum orders, and speedy shipping, visit Monera Design and browse our collection.
What is stainless steel chain?
Stainless steel chain is, unsurprisingly, made from stainless steel, an alloy comprised of iron, chromium, and nickel. This combination of materials comes together to make a steel that does not rust, tarnish, or corrode over time.
Jewelery chains made from stainless steel are made by casting small links that are pinned, welded, or riveted together. Links tend to be hollow, twisted, round, or square with plenty of other options available on Monera's wholesale jewelry marketplace.
Together, these links form a chain that is both strong and flexible that jewelry manufacturers then turn into beautiful pieces, such as the Solid Flat Curve 6mm Steel chain.
Stainless steel chain sizing
The sizing of stainless steel chain refers to the size of the links it is comprised of.
For example, the Simple Snake Chain 1.2mm is made up of threaded links of stainless steel. These very small links are made within Monera's Bangkok factory. Precision-engineering allows hundreds of tiny 1.2mm links to interconnect seamlessly and create a "snake-like" effect with no visible joins.
On the other end of the scale, there are pieces such as the Steel Heavy Flat 6mm Box Chain. This uses open-faced, 6mm square links to create a contrasting chain that is both elegant and strong-looking thanks to it's larger components.
When buying wholesale stainless steel chain you will also notice a larger number in centimeters. This indicates the length of the entire chain with Monera Design offering various lengths on a lot of its products to cater for different markets and individuals.
Benefits of stainless steel chain
1. Stainless steel chain is hypoallergenic
Unlike some other jewelry materials, stainless steel is hypoallergenic. This means it will not cause skin irritation and won’t cause tarnish to form over time. Stainless steel jewelry, whether it’s a chain, earring, ring, or body jewelry, can be safely worn all day including during exercise.
2. More sustainable
As stainless steel chain is stronger than most other jewelry materials, it is also more sustainable. This is because it simply lasts longer. With softer metals, gems become lost, the surface becomes scratched, dull, dented, or worse.
Stainless steel, however, does not damage easily and does not find itself scrapped or in landfill. The production processes of stainless steel is also much greener than that of most other metals thanks to industry refinement and advances in renewable technology.
Despite being one of the strongest jewelry materials on the planet, stainless steel chain is incredibly versatile. At Monera Design, steel chain has been turned into wide range of different products and designs, all of which are truly unique. The material can be made to look like gold, silver, carbon black, and it's natural highly polished chrome.
Does stainless steel chain sell?
Jewelry resellers and retailers return time and time again to stainless steel chain as it offers customers outstanding value for money.
Steel chain looks every bit as precious as gold or silver but is many times cheaper to buy meaning customers are happy to wear these pieces in their daily life. This, in turn, means people are looking for variety and a selection of pieces to choose from for work and social life.
Stocking a large selection of stainless steel chain from Monera Design provides customers with the choice they want.
Visit Monera Design now and stock up on popular stainless steel chain pieces that customers love.
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