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Posts from July, 2010

How to sell your jewellery – developing ranges to suit your target market

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How to make money from selling your jewellery.

We know that lots of you already sell your jewellery. But could you be selling more? Perhaps you don’t sell it yet, and don’t know where to start? In a series of articles I’m going to give you some useful hints and tips to help start or improve your jewellery sales!

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BD Beading Challenge – Shangri-La

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What’s inside…

I chose the bead pack with some of this seasons Pantone colours in mind. Whilst turquoise and Tuscany would have been by personal choice, I went Read More

BD Beading Challenge – Fairytale Flourish

What’s inside…

I had known about the challenge for some time and I could hardly wait to receive my pack. When the envelope arrived on Saturday afternoon, I wanted to open it straight away, but I waited until a quiet time in the evening, so that I could take it all in. I don’t know quite what I was expecting, but my first thoughts were that I was surprised by how much there was in the envelope! I was relieved to see some of my beloved seed beads in there but not quite sure what I was going to do with the lovely labradorite and pearls, or all the silver items – especially a whole bag of extension chains! Read More

BD Beading Challenge – Floral Fantasies

Here at Beads Direct we decided to challenge ourselves and designer Kerrie Slade to see what different things we could make from the same set of beads. We sent the beads off to Kerrie, and Jo and I received the same set. The contents of the pack of beads that came as a complete surprise to me. Find out how I got on! Read More