How to Sell Luxury Jewelry Online
Greetings from Italy… I’ve been here for a few days enjoying Italian food and wine and beautiful Italian fashion. While I was in Rome, I was gazing into the Buccelatti windows drooling over a beautiful emerald and diamond piece. It got me to thinking about Luxury Jewelry (which is often on my mind)... Is your DREAM to build [READ MORE]
Designer Spotlight: Amy Shepsman
A brief story of what you do and why you do it. As long as I can remember, I’ve been producing and designing. Creating art has always been innate, starting from when I was very young. I focused on and did my concentration in printmaking and photography which led to working with metal. I instantly fell in love with the malleable qua [READ MORE]
How to Close the Sale
Quick Question: How many times has a client admired your work, told you how much they loved your designs but then walked away without purchasing? Getting clients to look at your work and engage is not enough...if you don’t close the sale, they’ll likely walk away... According to Zig Ziglar, famous sales expert and motivational [READ MORE]
Designer Spotlight: Alina Skyler
A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I am a wife, a mom and a jewelry designer. I do all of it because I love it and because I have to - I have been creating fine jewelry for several years now and it has literally become part of who I am. I am working 24 hours a day. Everything I do, I see inspiration and potential for new [READ MORE]
How to Talk About Your Jewelry Designs (without feeling Skeevie)
Do you agree? Talking about your jewelry designs can be totally nerve-wracking! When I was first starting out as a designer, I was VERY sensitive about my work. It felt totally weird and even a little skeevie to talk about it! Designing has always been such a personal process for me, so it was easy to avoid talking about what I did [READ MORE]
Designer Spotlight: Ayla Reí Mitchell
A brief story of what you do and why you do it: I've always had a creative spirit and a need to express that. My mom taught me at a very young age that art is subjective and if I love what I make then that is all that matters. I make jewelry because it makes me happy and if I can make someone feel beautiful in one of my pieces then [READ MORE]
Sales Strategies for Shy People Stolen from Yoga
In a few weeks, I am heading to a Yoga Retreat in Italy...and I am beyond excited. Yoga has influenced my life in so many ways. In fact, it’s helped me in ways I never expected, even sales. You might be thinking: What do sales, being shy and yoga have in common?  If you are shy or the idea of being rejected terrifies you, lis [READ MORE]
Designer Spotlight: Lisette Fee
A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I find inspiration from the local people and wildlife in the places where she has lived. Humans have always had a strong bond with totem animals. In Eilisain Jewelry you have the chance to feel the spirit of animals that might otherwise remain unfamiliar. How did you get into jewelry [READ MORE]