Jewelry Business

Who wouldn’t want to make money doing something that they love? Owning a home-based jewelry business can be a side business or a full-time business venture. Selling jewelry can be a daunting task, but there are lots of resources available to help get you started. Handmade beaded jewelry sells well in gift shops, galleries and jewelry stores, and many jewelry sellers decide to open their own online jewelry shops to increase sales. Selling beaded jewelry at fine craft shows and jewelry shows is another way to start earning money through your own home-based jewelry business. Running a home-based jewelry business requires you to do a little bit of everything, from bookkeeping to marketing, and most of the time, you can create your own schedule. Running your own jewelry business selling your handmade beaded jewelry can be hard work, but the rewards are excellent!

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Fast Start Marketing Success for Your Jewelry-Making Business

Many of us start on our beading path with only the pleasure of beading and making things for ourselves in mind. Usually, along the way, someone wants to buy one of our pieces. Maybe you hadn’t considered selling your handmade art. Maybe you wouldn’t consider parting with one of your designs. But just maybe, this…

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Take Your Jewelry Making to the Next Level

If you’re ready to go from enjoying making jewelry as a hobby and selling a few pieces here and there to establishing yourself as a jewelry business, ask yourself a few questions. How are your jewelry sales? Do you have repeat customers? Are people just waiting for your next handmade jewelry design in the series?…

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The CHA Mega Show 2016 – It’s a wrap!

The Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) is celebrating their 75th anniversary and did it in style. Hosting a 5-day event, CHA brought business seminars, a show floor teaming with exhibitors of all kinds, award ceremonies, trend reports and make-and-takes everywhere you looked, to all retailers and businesses in attendance. The CHA Mega Show 2016 ran…

Why Every Jewelry Business Needs a Website

Even if you already have an Etsy, Artfire, or other online shop set up for your jewelry business, having an online presence in the form of a professional website can go a long way to not only boosting your image and business identity, but also increase your reach to customers and sales! Whether you sell…

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3 Reasons to Customize Your Beaded Jewelry Designs

I discovered early on in my jewelry-making career that I loved using custom-made jewelry findings with my original beaded jewelry designs. At first, I focused solely on stitching my own findings whenever I could using seed beads, gemstone beads, or a variety of glass beads. When I started experimenting and learning how to use metal…