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Do you carry earring cards to put earrings onto?

Yes, we do carry a variety of . Consider using to glue to the card you prefer, giving it a personalized touch.

Should I offer a satisfaction guarantee for my jewelry?

Anything that you can do to increase the comfort level that someone has in buying from you is important. There's a risk in buying anything (thus, the...

How are Swarovski beads made?

The term "Austrian crystal" generally refers to crystals created and expertly machine cut by Swarovski. Although the exact molten glass formula is a...

With selling jewelry in mind, should I focus my designs into a theme or collection?

Creating themes, collections or lines are terrific for three reasons. First, a collection helps you market your work, because it gives you a ''hook''...

How do I get started selling my jewelry?

While there are many different ways to go about selling your jewelry, I found the easiest way to get started is in your living room. There's no need...

How do you set up a website to sell your jewelry?

If you aren't familiar with website development, I would suggest the following:See if there is someone in your own personal circle who has set up a...

What is a juried craft show?

A juried craft show is one that has a selection committee deciding which crafter gets into the show. Many times the shows are juried so that the show...

I'd like to try and sell my jewelry designs, where do you recommend I start?

You're indicating that you want to take your jewelry-making from a hobby to a business--congratulations! It's a good idea before you start selling,...

I was wondering if there was a free program I could use to help with designing, in a 3d environment.

Google offers a free 3D program called Google SketchUp. This free program download gives you the ability to create, modify and share 3D models....

I am looking to sell my jewelry online. Do I need to get a business number if I only plan on selling $100 or $200 worth of jewelry each year, if I am lucky?

Check in with your municipal, county and state tax offices before selling your jewelry for the first time. They are the best sources for answers to...

A customer of mine told me that a competitor was bad-mouthing my business. We're in a small town, and I know the competitor. What should I do?

From a marketing perspective, when two people or companies are engaged in a competitive ''war,'' they both lose. Going back and forth wastes...

I have started a home party business. I want to be able to take credit cards, how would I go about this? Someone suggested Pay Pal, I don't understand how. Need better suggestions. Thank you for your time.

Taking credit cards is a good move for any business as there are studies showing up to 70% of artisan sales are with credit cards. There are a number...

Is there an increased demand for wire and chainmaille jewelry? I have noticed articles and magazines catering to wire and jumpring/chainmaille jewelry a lot lately.

Yes, you are absolutely right. Wire and chainmaille designs are hot, showing up in fashion, magazines, articles and classes across the...

I have been on Etsy for a couple of weeks now, and I have included a link to it on Facebook. Are there any more strategies I can adopt to increase views to my shop?

Etsy has its own set of tools and resources for helping its members sell more, so you should definitely check out the resources and community links...

How do I price my time for jewelry making? I do a lot of bead weaving in my designs.

Trying to include (or even calculate) the value of your time/labor in the price of your jewelry is one of the more controversial aspects of pricing...

Some prospective buyers at a show where I was exhibiting told me that my jewelry is too expensive. Should I lower my prices?

A piece's selling price is related to tangible things (like the cost of the elements) and intangibles (like your skills or trends). It is worth what...

Do you sell by the individual unit or only in a package? Do I have to buy a certain size to get the ''As Low As'' discount?

Some products are available in units (packages) of one, and some in units containing more than one. Each product is different.The ''As Low As''...

I am interested in selling jewelry at craft fairs and shows. I will need to have a pretty large inventory of necklaces, bracelets and earrings. What do you recommend as a good amount of inventory for a fair or show? Thank you!

I wish I had a crystal ball. It's a common question, though, and a good one. There's no real way to predict what you'll need at any given event. And...

When I use a pattern found in a magazine, how do I get permission to sell or teach that pattern?

In most magazines the contact information for each artist is provided. If that is the case, contact the artist who designed the pattern and explain...

How do I charge for teaching how to make jewelry? I'll be carrying the products myself (beads, etc.). There isn't anyone here who teaches at all in my area. I know in Houston they do but its 2 hrs away.

The decision to teach involves more than just what to charge. You want to make sure that you have the skills to instruct effectively, are fully aware...

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