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In this article we’ll go over why you should edit your jewelry photos before posting them online as well as how to clip them and the best fr
June 11, 2020

Editing & Clipping Your Jewelry Photos

by Janelle Hinesley

In this article, we’ll go over why you should edit your jewelry photos before posting them online as well as how to clip them with the best free software options available!

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Recycled and sustainable jewelry helps to lessen the impact we have on the environment. Check out our article to learn more.
June 23, 2020

Practicing Responsible & Sustainable Jewelry Making

by Erica Stice

Lessen your impact on the environment by learning about recycled & sustainable jewelry! Learn how to become more eco-friendly by making small, but important changes around your studio.

Jewelry Podcasts are a great way to get information about what is happening in the jewelry industry.
June 08, 2020

Jewelry Podcasts - Perceived Value & More

by Ashley Maldonado

Podcasts have become so popular and with the rise of hands free devices listening has never been easier. We have compiled a list of must- listen jewelry podcasts. While working in your studio or driving in the car tune in to stay up to date on trends, techniques, business tips, & industry advice.

Learn about the major contributors to the silver jewelry supplies trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.
June 03, 2020

Silver Jewelry Supplies by Nation of Origin

by Hilary Halstead Scott

The silver jewelry trade has a rich history. There are centers of production in the world where jewelry manufacturing took root generations ago. These market leaders are each known for different strengths. Learn about the major contributors to the trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.

Learn how to create simple s-hook clasps with our step-by-step guide & video.
June 02, 2020

Fabricated Wire Clasps - Simple Wire Hook Clasps

by Erica Stice

Fabricating jewelry clasps opens up a world of jewelry making opportunities! Learn how to create simple s-hook clasps with our step-by-step guide & video.

Selfies are a fun way to show off your jewelry! But they should still look professional. Get tips to take an amazing jewelry selfie.
May 12, 2020

The Art of the Jewelry Selfie

by Ashley Maldonado

Do you have a love-hate relationship with selfies? They’re a great way to show off your jewelry on social media! Read on for tips to take an amazing jewelry selfie.

Bulk up your jewelry retail store! Learn how to make ready-to-wear pieces quickly and easily with this step-by-step guide.
April 23, 2020

Ready-to-Wear Sterling Silver Jewelry for Your Retail Store

by Erica Stice

Bulk up your retail store with ready-to-wear jewelry pieces! Ready to wear items are great for low price point impulse purchase items making them quick upsells yet easy to stock.

One way to take your jewelry business to the next level is to have your jewelry photographed on models. Read on to find out the benefits of modeled jewelry photos and how to make it happen.
April 15, 2020

Photographing Jewelry on Models

by Janelle Hinesley

One way to take your jewelry business to the next level is to have your jewelry photographed on models. Read on to find out the benefits of modeled jewelry photos and how to make it happen.

The coronavirus shutdown is creating unprecedented economic times. For small jewelry businesses, times ahead may be tough. We wanted to prov
March 30, 2020

Jewelry Artist Resources During Covid-19

by Ashley Maldonado

We're compiling a list of resources available to jewelry artists during the Covid-19 crisis. We will be updating this as new information and resources become available.

If you’re unable to work in your jewelry studio it is a great time to focus on your business. We have a few tips and ideas to help you out.
March 26, 2020

9 Ways To Build Your Jewelry Business During The Coronavirus Shutdown

by Ashley Maldonado

Whatever stage of lockdown your area is in, if you’re unable to work in your studio during this crisis it is a great time to focus on your business. We have a few tips and ideas to help you out.

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