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Starting Your Own Handmade Jewelry Business? Avoid these 12 Mistakes (Part 1)

By |September 17th, 2015|

A lot of jewelry designers have been known to start their business on a whim with no planning what so ever. This is pretty typical because most jewelry designers give preference only to the art of designing and creating jewelry[…]

Starting Your Own Handmade Jewelry Business? Avoid these 12 Mistakes (Part 2)

By |September 17th, 2015|

Starting up a new business can bring with itself many hassles and headaHandmade Jewelryches. In most cases, you have to bear with them because they can’t be avoided[…]

Choosing a jewelry belt sander

By |May 12th, 2015|

There is a couple of different types of belt sanders available specifically for jewelry work. This post explores the different models the pros and cons for each of the different types of sanders. But more so it does a detailed walkthrough of the setup of the wolf sander [...]

How to setup a Micro Drill Press

By |May 11th, 2015|

A Micro drill press is probably one of the most useful machines if you plan on doing any drilling in rocks or beach glass. This post walks you through the setup of one of the most popular and affordable bench top machines [...]

Rock Tumbling – The top 5 mistakes to avoid

By |May 10th, 2015|

After getting a rock tumbler I decided to do a test run with some rocks that came with the machine I bought. I soon realised that rock tumbling although seemingly straight forward holds plenty of opportunities to make mistakes. Here are the top 5 I hit... [...]

Tumbling rocks and jewelry

By |May 7th, 2015|

Have you considered getting a Rock tumbler? Many would say no.. Why would I want that? I make Jewelry.. I am not into geology or lapidary!. Well not so fast! These machines are actually incredibly useful for may other things than rocks.. [...]