An Inside Look at a Craft Fair Jury

Including Tips for Applying to Juried Shows © by Barb Macy; all rights reserved Today I had the pleasure of being part of the jury for a large art & craft fair that takes place each fall in Corvallis, Oregon. Approximately 180 artists sell their wares there – including textiles, jewelry, wood, ceramics, watercolors, etc. […]

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5 Tips for Marketing Your Jewelry Business

by Kamilah Campbell. (The Pink Locket) Marketing your jewelry business can be fun. It allows you to brew creative ideas for getting the word out there about what you have to offer.   Finding the marketing strategies that work for you can also pose challenges, but you’ll never know unless you try.   5 Ideas […]

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Getting Press for Your Jewelry Business

© by Peggy Li; all rights reserved I’ve had Peggy Li Creations for over six years now and there are questions that I am often asked about my jewelry business. By far the most popular question is, “How did you get your Peggy Li Creations press?” followed by “Did you do it yourself?”, “How do […]

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Pricing Handmade Jewelry Too Low

by Rena Klingenberg. © 2003-Present Rena Klingenberg. All Rights Reserved Many artists make the error of pricing their handmade jewelry too low. Often it’s for one of these reasons: They don’t value their own talent. They feel “lucky” to sell one of their pieces at any price, even if the sale barely covers the cost […]

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Light Box for Photographing Jewelry

by Pamela Lo Piccolo. (Bella Piazza Hand Crafted Jewelry) When I first starting taking pictures of my jewelry, I was taking the picture too far away and couldn’t quite get the right light. It was time to learn something about all those features on my camera like the Macro feature and White Balance. If your […]

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