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
Web design Info:
Handmade Marketplaces to sell your jewelry:
Starting a business:
Your local entrepreneurial center
Gem and Jewelry Shows:
Tucson Gem Show -
International Gem Show -
Bead and Button -
Whole bead show -
Intergalactic Bead Show -
Resources for shows and online applications: www.juriedartservices.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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