by Anne-Marie. (British Columbia) I'm very, very new to jewelry making. But I love making simple designs and want to start more seriously. I have purchased a couple of pieces of sterling silver necklaces in the past that have the jewelry maker's stamped tag. I have no idea what they are really called, can't find any and need to know how you would have them stamped … [Read more...] about Where Can I Get Stamping Tags for Branding My Jewelry?
Jewelry displays for shows. The best jewelry displays for photographing your handmade jewelry. .
by Regina Pickering. (Ovett, MS, USA) Winter for us in the deep south this year has been extraordinarily cold, with two snowfalls already, one in excess of 6 inches. For those of us who are not accustomed to coping with the extreme cold, it can be a little depressing. I like to make all the ladies in my family a handcrafted gift each Christmas, so to lift their … [Read more...] about Beach Themed Jewelry Holders
by Jeanne Lyons. My white leatherette busts will not come clean no matter what I try. I don't want to cover them so I've decided to paint them. Has anyone tried to do this? Suggestions for a procedure? Cleaning first? brush or sponge? kind of paint? Would love some help. Thank you. Jeanne Lyons … [Read more...] about How to Clean or Paint White Leatherette Jewelry Busts?
by Patti Kubran. (Redwood Valley, California) While on vacation in Oregon, I discovered an artist that was creating wire trees for display & for displaying his jewelry creations. He gave me permission to photo his work & to create my own. We live 500 miles apart. I wanted to make them to display my jewelry at my craft fairs & Art Galleries. I … [Read more...] about Wire Jewelry Trees
by Val. (Haverhill, MA USA) I have been playing with solder lately for some unique one of a kind designs. Letting the solder flow in its own way creates surprises! A bonus is that many end up unisex. They are finished off in different ways including oxidizing, hammering, brushing and embellishing, depending on what each piece says to me. The process … [Read more...] about Fun With Solder
Kotomi Yamamura shares this easy jewelry display to make from heavy cardstock, for showing necklaces or bracelets. She uses this paper pattern to cut out her cardstock; the center line measures 23 cm (9.05"): Once her cardstock is cut out, she curves it into a cone shape and staples the two flat edges together. You can see a small tab she added to the … [Read more...] about Make This Easy Jewelry Display for Necklaces and Bracelets
Tamara Robertson. (Sarnia, Ontario, Canada) I thought I would share a few pictures of my display system for my personal jewellery. Just like all of you, my own jewellery wardrobe is constantly changing. Over the last few months, I’ve made some adjustments, which led me to think of taking and sharing some pictures. As you can see, my jewellery is very colourful, … [Read more...] about My Jewellery Wall
by Linda H Sheehan. (Hickory NC) This is an original personalized pendant I created from a friend's Facebook photo. Photo was printed on regular printer paper, cut, and then placed on a lightweight wood cutout. I first applied a wood stain to the wood cutout and allowed that to dry completely overnight. I then applied glossy Mod Podge and allowed to dry … [Read more...] about Blue Sky Daisies Pendant and Packaging
by Linda Harrison. (United States) Signing my items has sometimes been a challenge. I don't care for those string tags because they hang from merchandise and sometimes look tacky. I used to make just a folding cardboard sign from cardstock, but they don't last long. I also used to make signs and laminate, but if I needed to change the price I had to throw … [Read more...] about New, Improved Signing for Jewelry Prices
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) How to display my wine charms was a puzzle to me. I went into my MS Word program and found this black and white border design in their wedding section. I deleted their text and put my name at the bottom. Then printed these out on white cardstock. It makes two per page. Then I folded the top over, used a hole punch and hung the … [Read more...] about Wine Charms – How to Display and Package
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) This is a photo of my banner that I use for my jewelry shows. It is vinyl, and I had it made at Vista Print for $10. I was able to add photo's of jewelry that I have made, my logo, Etsy store URL, and my address. When it arrived, I just used a cork bulletin board and used tacks to put it on the board. I can either stand it … [Read more...] about My Banner Sign for Jewelry Shows
by Chris Rehkop. (Ashland, MO) I'm a vendor in a new shop in my community (The Eclectic Corner), and I'm happy to say my sales were quite good for my first month. I wanted to create tasteful but unique ways to display my jewelry creations that would attract Christmas shoppers. Nothing gives me more pleasure than to see people wearing my creations, and I … [Read more...] about Christmas Display & New Designs