Resources for Jewelry Designers

Many of the resources in this list I have used personally over the years. This is just a small sampling of what is out there but this will give you a good place to start and I will continue to update the list as things change and new resources are created. Please feel free to contact me with any questions about the information provided below.  


 

Places to buy beads and other materials:

Your local bead shop

Fire mountain gems - https://www.firemountaingems.com/

Rio Grande - riogrande.comhttps://www.riogrande.com/

Rings and Things http://www.rings-things.com/

Shipwreck beads https://www.shipwreckbeads.com/

Jewelry Television - https://www.jtv.com/jewelry-making/beads

Etsy - https://www.etsy.com/

Amazon.com

Ebay.com

 

Packaging/Displays:

Rio Grande: https://www.riogrande.com/

Etsy:  https://www.etsy.com/

Fire Mountain Gems: https://www.firemountaingems.com/

Papermart: https://www.papermart.com/

Nile Corp: https://nilecorp.com/

Marvin Displays: https://www.marvindisplay.com/

Abstracta: https://www.abstracta.com/

Amazon.com

 

Web design Info:

Wix: https://www.wix.com/

Weebly: https://weebly.com/

Square Space: https://www.squarespace.com/

Go Daddy: https://www.godaddy.com/

Shopify: https://www.shopify.com/

 

Domain name search - www.whois.com

 

Handmade Marketplaces to sell your jewelry:

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/

Handmade Amazon: https://amazon.com/handmade/

Artfire: https://www.artfire.com/

Zibbet: https://www.zibbet.com/

 

Starting a business:

SBA.gov

IRS.gov

Your local entrepreneurial center

 

Gem and Jewelry Shows:

Intergem: https://www.intergem.com/

Tucson Gem Show - www.tgms.org/show/

International Gem Show - https://www.intergem.com/

Bead and Button - https://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/

Whole bead show - https://www.wholebead.com/

Intergalactic Bead Show - https://www.beadshows.com/ 

Rock, Gem and Mineral Shows -https://www.rockandmineralshows.com/

Resources for shows and online applications: www.juriedartservices.com/

https://www.zapplication.org

Other information:

Short term insurance for the arts and crafters - https://www.actinsurance.com/

 

Business cards, banners and other promotional items: www.vistaprint.com or www.staples.com

 

Color of the year or season - www.pantone.com

 

Facebook has many different types of groups that you can join to help you on your journey. Just search for the information or interest that you are looking for.

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