by Alicia. (Arlington, Virginia) These are old premade displays in white leatherette and cherry stained wood. The leatherette was ripped and spotted in several places, and the wood was scuffed and scratched. They were being thrown out anyways so I decided to experiment. I left them fully assembled and used an emery stick (it is a jewelry shop) and roughed up … [Read more...] about Give Old Jewelry Displays a Fresh New Look
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by Ann Nolen. (Santa Rosa, CA) My booth has been evolving for a long time now, and thanks to many of the tips I have learned on Rena's website and newsletter, I have not had to learn the hard way or waste a lot of money on things that didn't work well. My jewelry is made from world coins that I have carefully hand-painted and then covered with a thick clear coat to … [Read more...] about Using Many Tips to Build the Booth of My Dreams
by Nancy Rich. (Boca Raton Fl.) I bought this fireplace screen from a thrift store for $6. It makes a perfect lightweight display for on top of a tabletop such as a card table. Heavier objects are fastened by using a T-pin stuck into a cork on the reverse side of the screen. Push pins and thumbtacks will work well too if stuck into a cork. Nancy … [Read more...] about Antique Fireplace Screen Makes a Great Jewelry Display
by Linda Finnie. (Nova Scotia, Canada) I hand make all my jewellery designs once only, so each piece is unique. It is more difficult to display for that very reason. I recently found a couple of square shallow baskets for $5 each, turned them upside down and put my bolder designs on it. I also bought a couple of 'silver' buckets from the dollar store and upturned them … [Read more...] about Baskets, Boxes & Buckets
by Vicky Greene. (Nodaway, IA) My partner discovered your website and showed me a picture of a Trifold Door turned into a Jewelry Display. We had a Bifold Door in the attic and decided to make our own. I had some head and hand displays, wood and brought some fabrics and decorative nails to hang jewelry from. I have used it at our shows, now it is in a shop for permanent … [Read more...] about Bifold Door Total Jewelry Display
by Rena Klingenberg. Empty space is a powerful tool for focusing people's attention on something. For example, imagine a wall in an art gallery with one jewelry picture hanging on it: We focus automatically on that one picture. All that empty space around the picture makes our eyes zoom to the only object present. Now imagine the same art gallery wall … [Read more...] about How to Focus Customers’ Attention with Empty Space
by Tina. (Athens, Greece) My sister had given me a perfume with matching shower gel and body lotion as birthday present, in this beautiful heart shaped box, dressed in blue satin fabric. I had my husband open little holes on the sides with a drill. I passed a pink satin cord from one hole to the other and adorned with some pink flowers I had, which luckily had … [Read more...] about Jewelry Display Made of a Gift Box