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Quarantine and social distancing for so long getting you down? We’ve got a few ideas of things you can do while quarantining.
March 23, 2020

10 Things To Do While Quarantined

by Ashley Maldonado

Quarantine and social distancing for so long getting you down? We’ve got a few ideas of things you can do during the Coronavirus shutdown.

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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.

Pearls are the underdog of the sustainability movement in jewelry. Learn about how pearls can add to your jewelry collection sustainability.
March 06, 2020

5 Reasons Why Pearls Are the Champion of Gemstone Sustainability

by Jennifer Heebner

Pearls and cultured pearls are champions of the sustainability movement in jewelry. Learn more about these beautiful jewelry options from guest author Jennifer Heebner of the Cultured Pearl Association of America and sign up for a free online pearls course.

Personal safety in the jewelry business is an important issue. Use these tips to keep you and your inventory safe at home and on the road.
February 26, 2020

10 Tips for Personal Safety in the Jewelry Business

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Personal safety is an important issue in our field. Unfortunately, it is rarely given due attention until the aftermath of a tragedy when a member of our community is the victim of burglary or assault. This article will explore basic prevention strategies to protect yourself and your inventory.

Add texture to your jewelry designs. Read the in-depth article and then watch the how-to video. Discover texturing today!
February 11, 2020

Texturing on Jewelry Metals

by Erica Stice

Texturing is a lot of fun! Discover popular ways to texture on jewelry metals. Watch the video below for even more information on this popular jewelry-making technique.

Custom logo tags are an easy and affordable way to advance your jewelry business. Read on to see how adding logo tags can help your business.
February 05, 2020

How Custom Logo Tags Can Advance Your Jewelry Business

by Ashley Maldonado

Custom logo tags are an easy and affordable way to benefit your jewelry business. Read on to see how adding these tags can help your business succeed.

Every jewelry designer loves some press coverage! Read on for tips to create a media kit that will put your  designs in front of editors.
February 03, 2020

How to Create a Media Kit for Jewelry Artists

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Every jewelry designer loves a little press coverage! Read on for tips to create a media kit that will easily put your business and designs in front of editors and influencers.

Traditional Craft Schools are dotted around the country. The Craft School experience is designed to be a brief stay at a retreat campus wher
October 31, 2019

The Craft School Experience for Jewelers

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

The Craft School experience is designed to be a brief stay at a retreat campus where serious artists can explore a craft while enjoying a beautiful place and the company of like-minded peers.

Studio Art Degrees with a concentration in Metals/Jewelry Ball State University BFA & MFA Visual Arts - Metals Concentration Associate Profe
September 27, 2019

Studio Art Degrees with Jewelry Concentration

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Are you interested in completing a bachelors degree in fine arts? There are so many great schools across the country that offer studio art programs that have a concentration in small metals and jewelry.

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