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Archive for October 2013

How to Deal with Difficult Jewelry Clients

One of the challenging things about running a jewelry business especially when you are keeping your business lean, is that you have to wear many hats. In my business model, client relations aka customer service, has always been extremely important to me. I am known for delivering great service! It’s inevitable that even though you…

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Designer Spotlight: Tirzah Michelyah White

What makes your collection unique? Growing up my family would participate in art festivals and jewelry shows around the city. I remember at a young age stringing tiny beads and helping create earrings for upcoming shows. It wasn’t till a few years ago that I became serious about designing jewelry. I believe we’re a talented…

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Designer Spotlight: Samantha Lockwood

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I love to see the way a flower can make anyone smile. Helping other women feel beautiful and sexy is ultimately why I do what I do. I love the idea of the “humble diva”. My line called “Fleurings” is a collection of…

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Q&A call with Melissa Joy Manning

One of my good friends and fellow rockstar jewelry designer, Melissa Joy Manning has generously agreed to let all of you Pick Her Brain! No Joke! For those of you who are are unfamiliar, Melissa is committed to building a sustainable green jewelry business. In fact, she went through the rigorous process of becoming green…

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Designer Spotlight: Melanie Muir

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I studied textile design at Glasgow School of Art, waaay back when, and discovered polymer about six years ago, after a worklife in business. Its myriad qualities inspired me, and I express my love of organic patterns and bold colour through creating contemporary…

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Designer Spotlight: Melissa Camilleri Magliola

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I never really knew what I was REALLY good at until I turned 30. My gift is to uplift. I’m really good at finding the best in people and showing them how much I appreciate the things that maybe no one else really…

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