Life is full of surprises. I can absolutely, undeniably say this. My first jewelry party was held a couple of weeks ago. It was a successful party even though the moments leading up to it seemed ridiculously crazy. For weeks on end, I made piece after piece of jewelry and
With the observation and remembrance of September 11, 2001 this week, a lot of emotions travel through my mind. First and foremost is the realization and acceptance that life is short. Simple as that. We never know what the next day, next hour or even the next moment will bring.
I can’t believe it’s been one week already since my website www.embellishbeads.com rolled out!I am finding that I have mixed feelings about my jewelry business. I’ve had some great responses and some really great feedback, but at the same time, I’m somewhat leery about where this business will go. I
The easiest piece of jewelry I have made thus far is the stretch bracelet. Once you have figured out the beads or components that you want to use, it’s a piece of cake! It’s probably the most time efficient piece and the most resilient. I can make a stretch bracelet
So, now that I’ve started my handmade jewelry business, I desperately need some answers. HELP! What is most important to you…. quality materials (sterling silver, gemstones, etc) that may increase the cost of a finished piece or affordable jewelry that can be worn time and time again (plated metal, semi-precious