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Take your jewelry business to the next level by applying for a grant. Read our list of grant opportunities, as well as resources and tips.
June 27, 2022

Grant Opportunities for your Jewelry Business

by Sylvie Alusitz

Grants can be a great way to help your jewelry business get to the next level. Read on for a list of grants for your business, as well as some tips and resources of where to look for funding options.

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Andrea Li gives you a step-by-step guide to holiday marketing for your jewelry brand on Pinterest. Follow along to get the most of the platform.
September 06, 2022

Pinterest Holiday Marketing Guide: Inspire, Influence, and Convert

by Andrea Li

Andrea Li, Pinterest marketing extraordinaire, walks you through using the platform for your holiday marketing. With a step-by-step guide and posting timeline, she shows you how to get the most out of Pinterest for your jewelry business.

Add a fun experience to your jewelry collection! Permanent bracelets are a fun and easy way to connect with your customers.
August 03, 2022

Add Permanent Bracelets to Your Jewelry Collection

by Ashley Maldonado

Permanent bracelets have taken off! Easily add this fun experience to your jewelry business offerings with these tips.

Lilian Raji discusses the key elements you need within your jewelry business before you’re ready to have a PR consultation for your brand.
July 25, 2022

How to Prepare your Jewelry Brand for a PR Consultation

by Lilian Raji

Lilian Raji follows up her PR for Jewelry post with information on how to prepare your brand for a PR consultation. She goes through the key elements you need to have in place before you’re ready.

This article covers advanced earring post soldering techniques. Learn to solder posts onto more complicated designs with ease.
July 01, 2022

Advanced Earring Post Soldering Techniques

by Sylvie Alusitz

Studio Coordinator Sylvie Alusitz gives you strategies for advanced earring post soldering. Whether your designs are irregularly shaped or you’re in production mode, follow along to make more involved post soldering a breeze.

Keeping track of all the weights, measurements, sizes, etc. that are needed to work in the jewelry industry can be a hassle, so we compiled
June 28, 2022

Jeweler’s Resources – Conversion Charts & Reference

by Janelle Hinesley

Keeping track of all the weights, measurements, sizes, etc. that are needed to work in the jewelry industry can be a hassle, so we compiled this list for you so you have one less thing to worry about! Jeweler's Conversion Chart

Once you decide to put in the time and effort of having a website for your jewelry business, make sure to use these SEO tips to optimize it.
June 13, 2022

Using SEO To Market Your Jewelry Business

by Ashley Maldonado

Succeeding in today’s digital retail world means much more than simply having a website and social media presence. Once you’ve decided to put in the time and effort to have your own website, you want to make sure it will help promote your business. This is where the world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) comes in!

PR Professional Lilian Raji talks about when to hire a PR firm for your jewelry business. She discusses key factors to know if you’re ready.
May 23, 2022

PR for Jewelry: Are you Ready to Hire a PR Company?

by Lilian Raji

Thinking about hiring a PR firm? Lilian Raji, founder of The Lilian Raji Agency, a luxury goods public relations and marketing company, discusses how to know if your jewelry business is ready. She talks about what a PR company can do for your brand and shares real world stories.

Read our top tips on how to run a successful jewelry business. Hint: it takes more than design skills, you will need to run the business side too!
May 06, 2022

5 Tips for a Successful Jewelry Business

by Ashley Maldonado

Making your jewelry is the fun part of owning your own jewelry business. But the reality of owning a jewelry business is that you have to run the business-side of things. Read on for our top 5 tips to run a successful jewelry business.

All you need to know about spring ring clasps – we cover the construction, benefits, and tips for the proper care and usage.
May 02, 2022

Spring Rings: All you Need to Know

by Sylvie Alusitz

Learn everything you need to about spring ring clasps to help you make an informed decision. This post covers the construction, the benefits, and tips for the proper care and usage.

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