Mixing Jewelry Business with Kids

© by Laurie Davis; all rights reserved Do you love making jewelry – but feel that between balancing your family and all their activities, you don’t have enough time to devote to your passion? You’re not alone!   From Interrupting to Interested I have two young children, ages 11 months and 5 years. It seems […]

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The Accidental Jewelry Business

by Catherine D’Arcy. Corazon Latino is now a successful online jewellery business. However, it started by accident and had its share of ups and downs along the way. I never planned to start my own business. To be honest, I didn’t have the nerve – but fate, destiny or perhaps just circumstance intervened and I […]

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Starting a Jewelry Business

© by Nina Cooper; all rights reserved Thinking about starting a jewelry business? You’ve been making jewelry for a while. People always stop to compliment your work and ask where you purchased it. Perhaps you’ve already sold a few pieces. Now you’re thinking about taking the next step and turning your hobby into a business. […]

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Lousy Pictures of Beautiful Pieces

by Jeanna. (NY) I have a Facebook page for my business and I loved the convenience of uploading mobile pictures. However, I was using an LGEnvy 3 and the pictures were nothing anyone would “envy”. They were blurry and would change the colors of my work drastically. I felt like I needed to label the […]

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Handmade – Forged in Fire

by Paul. (USA)   The natural elements of nature … The Ocean waves and natural surroundings – the conflux of rivers and streams inspired this Masterpiece ! Hand Formed from porcelain clay / glazed / fired in kiln at over 1, 800 degrees Thank you Paul SMSdesigns   Comments: Love this piece by: Leigh The […]

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From Concept to Kiln

by Sandy. (U.S.A)   With Nature in Mind , raw clay is used – smooth silky and soft . Landscapes . The curve of the hills … The ” necklace ” of trees around a river. The glazes are all different. Afterwards the Pendants are forged in fire at over 1,800 degrees in the kiln. […]

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511 Floran Resin Focal Necklace

by VART Jewelry. (Pasadena, CA) This lovely piece features a floran painted resin component that measures 44x42mm. Floran resin is two-sided, a unique feature which adds to its appeal. Turn the colorful front over to reveal a rich sepia / rust tone shining through the resin. This focal hangs down from an antique brass bird […]

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413 Flower Applique Earrings

by VART Jewelry. (Pasadena, CA) These delicate earrings are perfect for a touch of elegance. I have created these earrings from a beautiful applique flowers and I have added an antique brass bead (6mm), yellow czech glass beads (4mm), and off white glass pearls (12mm) that sits on an antique brass bead cap and they […]

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409 Flower Girl Necklace

by VART Jewelry. (Pasadena, CA) How does your garden grow? This gorgeous necklace features a beautiful hand-painted 18x24mm porcelain flat oval mauve orchids, orange and purple flower glass beads, green glass leaves, and glass pearls. They all hang down from a 9x10mm antique brass double link chain. Total length is 23″. VART Jewelry VART Jewelry […]

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