Buying Her A Gift of Jewelry: Shopping Tips and Suggestions for Men

January 26, 2015 | Posted in JEWELRY | By

Tiffany & Co

I managed a jewelry store/art gallery for many years in Philadelphia, and of course one of our busiest sales periods annually was the time leading up to Valentine’s Day. Many men would come in to our store seeking Valentine’s Day gifts for their wives, girlfriends or partners and I would try to help them find just the right gift for the special women in their lives…

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Best Gifts for a Jewelry Maker

January 25, 2015 | Posted in JEWELRY | By

Amethyst and fluorite beaded necklace.

Do you know someone who loves making jewelry and doing beadwork?

Looking for ideas for holiday (or other occasion) gifts for that person? If so, then this guide is for you. Here you will find useful and unique gift ideas for anyone who enjoys making jewelry, either as a hobby or as a livelihood. These are practical gifts that…

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A Guide to Buying Jewelry Findings, Stones and Materials for the Home Crafter

April 26, 2014 | Posted in JEWELRY | By

Bead strands in my collection, ready to be turned into new jewelry designs!

“Where Do You Find Your Beads?” Well, let me tell you… It’s one of the most common questions I get asked when I’m working a craft show or jewelry market: “Where do you get your beads?” Shoppers (and other jewelry

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