Category: Resin Jewelry Making Business

How to price your handmade jewelry

how to price handmade jewelry

How to price your jewelry for sale Originally published October 2013.  Updated December 2018. I started selling handmade jewelry in 2002.  In that time, I’ve made some mistakes and learned a few things when it comes to pricing your jewelry for sale.  Here are a few of my tips to make sure you get a… Read more »

How to get ready for a craft fair

Your three-month Timeline to Prepare for a Craft Show by Erin Mooney When I started participating in craft shows, I had a bad habit of underestimating how to get ready for a craft fair -- how much work was involved and how long it would take to complete it. It resulted in a mad scramble a... Read more »

How to be creative

ways to be creative A guest post by Mona Schmitt Do you believe creative people are born not made? Do you think creativity cannot be learned? Do you feel like your creativity has limits? Well, stop believing, thinking and feeling those things! If you are reading this, you are a Resin Obsession fan and follower, so I know you... Read more »

How to increase jewelry sales

3 tips to selling more jewelry 3 STEPS TO INCREASE JEWELRY SALES THIS YEAR January and February are typically a slow time of year for handmade business owners. You’ve just gotten through the hectic holiday season filled with craft fairs and gift orders. This slow period is a great time to get your ducks in a row, think about the year... Read more »

Increase holiday jewelry sales

3 TIPS TO INCREASE HOLIDAY JEWELRY SALES a guest post by Erin Mooney November and December are the busiest shopping months of the year and for a lot of handmade vendors, a time to bring in enough revenue to get through the slower months. Take advantage of the busy season and use the following 3… Read more »

Selling resin jewelry and crafts

selling at a craft fair

SELLING RESIN JEWELRY AND CRAFTS AT A CRAFT FAIR a guest post by Erin Mooney You’ve worked hard on your resin creations and now you need to get them in front of an audience to sell! Craft fairs are a great place to sell your handmade items but it’s not as simple as showing up and… Read more »

Ten of my favorite business tools

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Ten of my favorite business tools for productivity I’m going to let you in on a little secret….  the business of Resin Obsession takes more than knowing about the resin.  AACK!  Sometimes, the resin is the easy part.  It can be hard to get everything done (especially when you have a studio kitty that demands… Read more »

Jewelry packaging ideas

resin jewelry gift box Jewelry packaging ideas Believe it or not, I buy resin jewelry.  Why you might ask?  For me, I have two reasons: 1.  I look at a piece of resin jewelry and can see how much time, effort and skill the artist had to put into the piece.  Instead of recreating something like that, I prefer to... Read more »

Tips for selling your jewelry at art fairs and craft festivals

craft fair art show selling tips

Five ‘off the wall tips’ for selling your art jewelry In selling my resin jewelry at a local art show last weekend, I was reminded of a few of my ‘non-traditional’ selling methods that have worked well for me.  Here are some of the things I like to do when it comes to selling my… Read more »

Things to consider before you sell your jewelry wholesale

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I’m getting ready this week for my only retail show of the fall.  For me at least, it requires an entire change in my mindset.  You might think ‘selling jewelry is selling jewelry’, but there is a big difference between selling your jewelry retail versus selling your jewelry wholesale.  For those of you considering making… Read more »