Thank you – Free Printables

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While working on some new packaging ideas (and spending waaaay too much time combing Pinterest boards) last night I came up with the amazing decision to create some new “thank you” tags to print out on card stock and attach (in a gorgeous mega-creative way of course) to my jewelry boxes that I send out…

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Tumble Polish Your Silver

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When you’d like to give your precious metal clay charms and pieces a beautiful shine, but you may not have a lot of time, use a tumbler! In this video I show you how I tumble polish my silver charms with steel shot, and with just a few quick swishes, you can already start to…

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How to Scuff Matte Finish Silver PMC

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Have you seen some cool jewelry with that scuffed matte finish, but you’re not quite sure how to do it? Check out my latest video here: You can find the polish pads I use here. If you want to know more about how to give that deep dark patina, see this video here. Blessings and…

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Antiquing Sterling Silver Chains with Patina Gel

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Love that oxidized silver look? You can do that to your own sterling and fine silver chains and jewelry components! See my latest tutorial in the video below… Tools + supplies used in this tutorial: Patina gel cool + warm water latex/rubber gloves plastic tongs baking soda glass bowls – for jewelry only, do not…

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Etsy Shop Coaching Sessions

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I’m coming out with something a little bit different! And I’m so excited to share it with you! I’m putting together a program, totally automated, as soon as you sign up, you can begin to change your business. And I mean this with all of my heart, it will change the way you do business…

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The Mobile Jeweler: My 2 Easy Tips

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Just starting out making jewelry? Don’t have a dedicated “spot” in your home to label your studio only? You’re not alone! I started out with a “mobile” station, setting up and taking down where ever I could in the house. And now that I am able to have a whole room specifically for my studio…

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Top 5 Jewelry Bench Tools

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What are your favorite jewelry making tools?? Looking at my bench now I have many scattered about, but there really are 5 tools that I use all. the. time. 1. torch-butane While you can spend hundreds on some really awesome torch systems created specifically for jewelers, just starting out, if your situation is anything like…

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Art Show Psych Out

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Has this ever happened to you? Have a beautiful idea to enter a ‘dream’ art show, then do a little recon to see the artists who showed the previous year, only to find yourself staring in disbelief and disappointment as you sink into some sort of jeweler’s depression? Whelp… I just did that. And it…

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Hobbyist vs Artist

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What is the different between a hobbyist and an artist? It’s important to know what you are, in order to know how to get where you want to go. If you’re planning to make a living with your craft, you need to hear yourself talk about what you do. If you consistently degrade your work…

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Opening an Etsy Shop

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Considering opening an Etsy shop? Already have one open, but stalled out and not seeing the results you expected? Have no idea what I’m talking about?… Listen to today’s podcast! And then leave some feedback in the comment section below! What do you think about Etsy? Do you have a shop running currently? How’s it…

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