Eve- back in the late 70’s-early 80’s the Hunt Brothers of the Hunt
Oil family got involved in silver manipulation.
They got caught and punished, though not to my satisfaction.
In a snap silver went from $40.00 an ounce to $4.00. It stayed at
$4-6 and ounce for years. That’s when I bought pounds of it.
If I had any extra gold or silver right now I’d be trading it for
platinum. Remember to keystone your materials so that you can make
more money. Two times $40.00 is a lot more than two times $4.00.
Continue to push the idea that jewelry is a luxury item. Something
special. And…What we do is magic. If it was easy, everyone would
be doing it.
Have fun and make lots of jewelry.