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Archive for June 2013

Designer Spotlight: Kostantinos Georgopoulos

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I create jewels mostly of sterling silver, copper and bronze. Recently I started using baked glass, resin, enamels and various other medias. I do what I do, first of all, because I love craftsmanship. There is nothing better that seeing your own creations…

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Overwhelmed? What to do if you are feeling discouraged

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. ~Lucille Ball Too Many Things on the to do List! Not enough sales! Not Feeling Good Enough! Full Moon! Mercury Retrograde! Bills to…

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Designer Spotlight: Brenda Brooks

How did you get into jewelry design? For many years I have wondered how I could transfer my energies into helping others. I noticed there were other people on the net giving Reiki lessons and sending distance healing, so, I thought, why couldn’t I incorporate that into beautiful handcrafted jewelry?

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How to ROCK your Holiday Jewelry Sales

  Imagine it’s November 1st. For the first time since you started your jewelry biz, you’re not freaking out about getting enough Holiday sales. In fact, you are calm and even planning to take some time off to spend time with your family and friends. How the heck did you get here? Being prepared for…

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Designer Spotlight: Nadica Zlatkova Mitevska

How did you get into jewelry design? After finishing school I had less and less time to create art. I started making jewelry a few years ago simply as hobby and to fulfill my artistic inner explosions. After a while it became an obsession while I was discovering new stones and new ways of creation……

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Designer Spotlight: Venus Parker

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I a former public school music teacher and a professional violinist. I have always related music to everything I do and now I get to communicate my creative passion through my jewelry pieces.

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