Archive for December 2014

3 Steps to Honor Yourself During the Holidays

Do you feel frazzled these last few days before Christmas? I know I do. Every year, without fail, I feel burned out right before Christmas comes. In fact, I shipped my last three orders of the year yesterday! For jewelry designers, the Holiday season is often quite hectic because it’s our top selling season. Instead…

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Designer Spotlight: Angeli Yara

A brief story of what you do and why you do it: When I was a child I enjoyed making things with my hands. I studied social communication and journalism. I was spending most of my time creating jewellery for my family and friends, so one day I decided to give it a go. I…

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Designer Spotlight: Lauren Rowden

A brief story of what you do and why you do it: All designs are my own and each piece is completely handmade from start to finish by me – I love the traditional approach to jewellery design. I aspire to be a fine jeweller, but while I’m still getting to grips with those ropes,…

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Designer Spotlight: Amanda Lockrow

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I love the challenge of working with a piece of hard metal to create a piece of jewelry that is wearable and beautiful at the same time. I know that there is always more to learn and that keeps my creative passion going…

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The 4 R’s: Review, Revise, Refocus and Reward

Can you believe we are already DEEP into Holiday Selling Season? I know! Tracy & I can’t believe it either! Before any of us know it, January will be here and we’ll be off to a fresh start on an awesome 2015. While it’s important to stay present at this time of the year, focus…

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