I found a great article on this topic which I thought others might find useful to others - all about pricing your handmade jewellery.
It all comes down to working out your wholesale price first, which could be simply defined as:
Materials + Overheads + Labour + Profit = Wholesale Prices? Well basically, its the following simple sum:
Remember when you're pricing materials, to include the postage and packaging costs that you incur from your suppliers! It all adds up.
Overheads could be the price of a craft fair table, or display, a tripod for taking your fabulous pics.. etc.....
Do take a look at the original article for more detail - well worth a read.
Some other interesting links on this topic are:
At the end of the day, I think most of us are a little guilty of under valuing ourselves and the items we lovingly make over hours, or even days. Pricing our handmade wares at a fair price, taking into account the effort that they take is the way forward. Lets face it, I bet we have all seen some items that just seem "too cheap" and it puts us off making the purchase.
I'd love to hear other people's views on this subject, and if you have any other useful links please share them in the comments below.Overheads + Labour + Profit = Wholesale
How to work out wholesale prices
So just how do you calculate these magical wholesale prices for your jewellery designs? Well basically, its the following simple sum:
Materials + Overheads + Labour + Profit = Wholesale Price