Thank you for considering offering Judie Gumm Designs in your store or gallery. If you decide to become a wholesale customer simply fill out and fax (907 479 4568) us the Wholesale Application. Once we have had an opportunity to review your application, we’ll get right back to you. The application process is important to us. We view it as the first important step towards building a partnership in bringing your customers distinctive jewelry made in the tradition of fine American craft. The following are highlights of our Wholesale Policies that are especially relevant for new customers. We are working on replacing our Wholesale Policies and should have them uploaded by 11/30/18. Please call the shop 1 800 478 4568 or 907 479 4568 if you have any questions. Thanks for your patience.

  1. NEW ACCOUNTS: Please fill out the Wholesale Application and submit for verification. Minimum first order is $500. Please print out the Wholesale Policies for more details.
  2. ESTABLISHED ACCOUNTS: Net 30-No Minimum required. Checks Only Or Order on line and pay with credit card or PayPal. See our Wholesale Policies for more detail on how to do this.
  3. ONLINE ORDERING: Established accounts can now order online using a credit card or PayPal. Sorry no credit card purchases with Net 30 accounts. Please print out our Wholesale Policies for more details.
  4. PAYMENT:  New Accounts First orders are shipped prepaid only. Credit card or Check only.
    Once credit is established: Terms: Net 30. 1.5% interest per month will be charged on past due accounts. All prices are FOB Fairbanks. A fee of $25 will be charged on all returned checks.
  5. DELIVERY AND PICKUP:  Orders are shipped 3 to 10 working days, depending on stock availability and time of year. Orders held for pick up should be obtained within 7 business days or it will be restocked and must be reordered. Orders will be filled in which they are received.
  6. POSTAGE: Items will be shipped USPS 1st Class or Flat Rate Priority.  Shipping charges will include postage and insurance. Orders over $2500. receive free shipping. You will be billed for insurance.
  7. BACK ORDERS: We will pay all freight charges for back orders unless partial shipments are accepted.
  8. GUARANTEE: Our jewelry is guaranteed against defective workmanship and materials for one year from the date of purchase.
  9. PACKAGING: All items will be carded and shipped in individual zip lock plastic bags with an anti-tarnish strip.
  10. TRADEMARK: All Judie Gumm Designs jewelry is copyrighted.
  11. RETURNS: We will be happy to accept the return of unsold jewelry (maximum of $500 per year) that is currently offered for a minimum 5% restocking fee. If it is highly tarnished, there will be a greater restocking fee. Items that have been discontinued will not be accepted for return, however, they will automatically be cleaned and returned for a 5% per item charge plus postage. Please call, fax, or email ahead to determine if your intended returns are still current. Returns for credit only, no cash refunds.
  12. ADVERTISING: Please call before you decide to advertise one of our designs. Some pieces take longer to manufacture and demand can easily outstrip supply. We have an excellent collection of digital images that we will be happy to supply you with.

  13. CARE OF JEWELRY:  Please keep all jewelry not on display in the plastic bags supplied at the time of shipment to prevent tarnish. We supply a small anti-tarnish strip for each individually bagged silver item. Our website has a whole section on the care of jewelry including keeping tarnish at bay. These forms are printable and a great resource for you and your customers.
    • REPAIR: We will be happy to repair any of our jewelry for a nominal fee, or free if it is due to a flaw in the piece. If returned items are improperly shipped and damage occurs, we will charge for the repair. If a customer returns a piece to be repaired, it is more cost effective for all to have them contact us directly.
    • PEWTER JEWELRY:  All our jewelry is lead free.
    • PIN LOSS PREVENTION: The rubber sleeves on your customer’s pin or hook earrings are their insurance against loss and an excellent selling point. Please explain to them how they work. For earrings, gently push and twist the sleeve until it rests just behind the earlobe. For a pin, insert the stem into the fabric and when the point protrudes slip on the sleeve and close the pin. If the catch opens, the pin stays in place! Instructions are attached to each pin.
    • EARRINGS: All posts and french hooks are sterling. Rubber ear sleeves are supplied with all hook earrings and titanium earnuts with post earrings.
    • STONES: Most of the gemstones in our line are natural therefore their colors and inclusions might vary slightly. Red Jade and and colored pearls have been treated. We also offer several simulated (man-made) choices, opal, cubic zirconia, and Swarvoski crystals.
    • CARE CARDS: We supply a small, fold-able care/biographical card (1 3/4”) for each item purchased, at no charge. The card tells a little bit about Judie Gumm and gives your customers instructions for caring for their purchases. A more in-depth sterling silver care sheet is available in the Care of Jewelry section.

  14. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
    • Color Biographical card of the artist for display in the show case

  15. SHOWROOM: Our showroom and manufacturing site is a restored gold camp structure from the 1930’s. Please call for an appointment the next time you are in town, we’d love to show you around and show you the jewelry first hand