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Jewelers.Community Theme: Fathers

June is all about honouring the special men in our lives – dads, grandfathers, male role models etc. Have you made jewelry for men? Share your creations here.   Your turn: Share your tips, strategies and stories here in...

Frustrated Jewelry Maker

I don’t know if any of the rest of you have this experience but It’s driving me nuts having to buy from several different vendors because not any one has what I need at the price I need it! So I get online to buy some French hook earring...

Items i have made

Here are a few more photos of my jewellery

Belleanna Rambles #2: Spring Market Display Makeover

I am starting to prepare for my first 2015 spring market. I have decided to try and focus my jewelry more and to offer more bracelet and necklaces. As well I invested in new displays. I have decided to have a theme of white and linen to display...

Gotta Spend Money to Make Money

I’ve been making jewelry for 11 years now and have had my own website for about 5. When I first started out there really wasn’t any way to market your jewelry on Facebook or any of the other social media sites. It was all word of mouth. So I...

PEARL STRINGING made UNBELIEVABLY EASY #1: Jane's Super Easy Pearl Stringing Technique

The classic pearl stringing technique is so nonsensical that it takes years to learn how to do it correctly. There are even more absurd tools to make it “easier” but it’s still awkward. Here is my super easy technique, which I originally...

Clustering Technique

I am honored that a fellow beader, Terrie asked me to share my technique on clustering. I did a small photo layout of it a couple of years ago, it is not a great layout but I hope it will be helpful. I have three ways I do the clustering, these...

My First **In Store** Showing

I have been asked by a local store to have a showing of my designs this coming Sat, Aug 15th. This will actually be my first showing in a retail store. I was notified a month ago and have vigorously been working on ideas, planning and...

Musings of a creative mind #11: This entry was prompted by your nice comments. :)

Being driven to express myself through my work is both a blessing and a curse, and thank you all for enjoying what I make! Would you believe that I am my own worst critic? I am a horrible perfectionist, and some of what I make really doesn’t...

Musings of a creative mind #7: scammers..

So up until this point, I’ve never had a claim filed with PayPal or even a dispute. I’ve had nothing but issues with this one lady who wanted an order from me, but it turns out wasn’t willing to wait for the muse to ‘speak.’ She was pestering me...