Many wholesale jewelry buyers go wrong with such decisions. Specially
buying floating lockets online, through well-known B2B or B2C sellers /
factories. You are not alone in such a case. Your decision to get that cheap
offer right-away was not wrong.
By now its late.
Money is gone, goods are in your hands. There was nothing wrong in
the transaction. Everything you received in shipment was given to you at
the “promised price” (and quality). What you learnt after opening the
shipment and checking was that, the floating lockets which you thought
were fabulous in quality for a ‘jaw dropping’ low price offer, in fact was a
total rip off .
In a bit below, we will share 6 important points you should consider
before placing your order for floating lockets in China.
What we will share is our knowledge, experience and research on how we
have manufactured quality floating lockets at our factory. This little sharing
on quality manufacturing experience of floating lockets will save buyers
that might fall into trap of ‘cheap prices for high quality floating
Price for diamond cannot be as cheap as gemstone. By making this
statement you know what we wish to tell you. There is no possible way on
“mother earth” that a customer can ever hit a jackpot in buying
high quality stainless steel floating lockets for half the price offer than
other buyers or brands do.
At the same time, you cannot blame the floating locket (or also known as
charming lockets, memory lockets) factory for offering you cheap prices,
while you were bargaining for, ‘cheapest and lowest price for highest and
best quality’. According to “that” China factory with whom you were trying
to strike your deal, they thought their quality and price is exactly as what
you needed, ‘cheapest and lowest price for highest and best quality’. It’s not
that you were tricked.
You were sold inferior quality products that looked amazing in pictures
online. Once you receive the shipment of few hundreds
or thousand pieces, that’s when the reality hammer strikes.
By now you might have thought of a refund from the floating locket factory?
Let us make it easier for you, so that a new jewelry buyer will not commit
1) Jewelry pictures from online or by email are not to be believed when
dealing with stainless steel jewelry, specific to this topic, stainless steel
floating lockets. A sample in hand is worth money safe in your bank
account. Pay for few samples and be at peace of mind. This will allow you to
understand and accept or reject quality Vs price for floating lockets you
may want to order finally.
Oval shape floating locket from Donny J China
2) Ensure you have a written quotation from the floating locket factory with
proper details mentioned.
a) material (stainless steel only)
b) size (mention size is mm or in cm, for example if you are placing an
order for 25.0mm or 30.0mm round locket)
c) if you order floating lockets with crystals or without crystals (China
crystals or Swarovski crystals?)
d) polishing and shine effect on surface (mirror shine finish or standard
e) your brand marking where needed (brand marking on back of locket,
specify the area)
f) packing of each locket into a seal plastic bag, then into a small inner box
of 50 such lockets together.
3) Call the factory to ensure, they exist. A nice girly picture on the factories
website front page, could possibly be a con artist, waiting for your money
to arrive and the rest is history.
4) Top three were just basics about protecting your deal and money. The
below three points are of higher significance. Ensure your floating locket
can open 90 degrees. This opening structure allows your end customers to
easily insert or remove charms.
Rose gold floating locket from Donny J China.
5) 99.99% of end buyers have a chain that carries emotional value. Those
chains might be thick or beaded in design. Ensure to let your floating locket
factory make bails for your lockets with an inner diameter of 5.0mm or
6.0mm. Our floating locket buyers from different countries choose
different bail sizes. For example US customers prefer 5.0mmbails while
European customers like 6.0mm bails for their lockets.
6.0mm bail on floating locket for thicker chains from Donny J China.