Supplies & Resources

This is where the JMJ community can ask about sourcing supplies and discuss jewelry making tools, products and additional resources. Please keep all brand discussions honest, and professional. No brand bashing. No promoting your own product or affiliated products.

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Necklace Display Fixtures

by Tony Kadysewski. Retail necklace displays can be great inspiration for ways to showcase your handmade necklace inventory. In Nine Necklace Fixturings Compared, Tony Kadysewski reviews a variety of display solutions he’s found in stores, comparing card type, fixture type, and necklace presentation spread. His post covers the four necklace fixtures shown above (clockwise from […]

Dressing Up a Necklace Display Bust

by Rena Klingenberg. An ordinary necklace display bust doesn’t have to be just a ho-hum black or white prop.   Marlize Kasselman of How to Make Beaded Jewelry has a simple but beautiful way to dress hers up. Silk or dried flowers, leaves, vines, etc. are a perfect accent for jewelry, giving your display a […]

Longstem Jewelry Organizers

by Alison Albanese. (Jefferson Valley, NY) The Longstem Jewelry Organizers (8 different styles) were invented in 2006-2009 by Alison Albanese, a private investigator by training, who had long searched for a way to store and organize a lifetime of collected jewelry. After experimenting with jewelry boxes, pouches and other storage devices, she began experimenting with […]

Jewelry Mirrors: Ideas from Retail Store Displays

Tony Kadysewski is back with an interesting comparison of mirrors used in retail-store jewelry displays. Mirrors play an important role in selling jewelry. Customers often need to try a necklace on, or hold a pair of earrings next to their face to see the effect. See Tony’s Four Jewelry Mirrors Compared over on his fascinating […]

Jewelry Stand Tutorials: Free from WigJig

by Rena Klingenberg. These clever jewelry stand projects for you to make are available free from WigJig. Tutorial #1 (for photos above): The first tutorial covers one basic stand design, with two different bases. Tutorial #2 (for photos above): This one is collapsible, for easy transport to and from jewelry shows and parties. Tutorial #3 […]

Black Wrought Iron (Metal) Earring Angel Pierced Earring Display~Holder~Organizer

by Lynn Williams. (Frisco, TX, USA) This organizer was originally wall mounted and made out of Lexan Polycarbonate. The design was so easy to use, trouble free and sold so well, that next step was to make one for tabletop use that looked elegant and could be for home or retail use. The Black Wrought […]

Can you tell me about The Sheffield School?

by Elaine. I’m a graphic artist, illustrator and photographer. I am now interested in designing and starting my own Jewelry Business. Since my experience is limited I was thinking of enrolling in The Sheffield School to help me perfect this craft and develop my business. Does anyone have any ideas or experience with this school? […]

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