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How to Start a Jewelry Business

Some of my earliest earring creations - and one of my earliest attempts at photographing jewelry!

Some of my earliest earring creations - and one of my earliest attempts at photographing jewelry!

I Had to Either Start Selling Jewelry, or Stop Making It

How did I start a jewelry business?

For me, it all began with earrings.

I've always loved earrings, and this love has turned into my dream career - my own successful handcrafted jewelry business.

Several years ago, after two decades of buying earrings everywhere I went, I received a birthday gift that changed my life - a book called "You Can Make Your Own Earrings".

Somehow it had never occurred to me before that I could actually make jewelry myself - so receiving this book was really a pivotal moment in my life.

I was obsessed, and I sent for dozens of jewelry supply catalogs, ordered jewelry making supplies and tools, and began turning out dozens of pairs of handcrafted earrings. I made far more earrings than I could ever wear myself, so I gave them to everyone I knew and kept making more. It was the most addictive hobby I'd ever had!

Finally, when my earring supply reached critical mass, I realized I was going to have to either stop making them or start selling them.

And so my jewelry business was born.

One of my sterling silver wire pendants

One of my sterling silver wire pendants

But How to Start a Jewelry Business?

Okay, I was all geared up to start a jewelry business - but didn't know where or how to begin.

It took a bit of research to find what I needed to know, but I worked my way through the "setting up" part of how to start a jewelry business without any trouble. (It was actually not as big of a deal as I'd expected.)

Now I just needed to start finding some customers for my work.

Should I sell my jewelry at craft shows? At home jewelry parties? On eBay? To shops and galleries? Consign it? Wholesale it? Build my own website for it?

Well, I basically just jumped in and experimented with selling jewelry via all these methods and many more. I decided the only way to find out what direction to go with my jewelry business was to try everything.

I made a lot of mistakes, but I also had enough success to keep me motivated. And most importantly, I learned a LOT about what worked for me and what didn't.

My First Jewelry Business Lessons

One of the first things I learned was that if you want to sell a lot of jewelry, you have to make what people want to buy, not just what you like to make!

I found that I could sell a lot more jewelry by offering other pieces of jewelry to match my earrings, so I diversified and began designing bracelets, necklaces, and pendants too.

Another crucial selling point is accepting credit cards. I found that was my ticket to really big jewelry sales and profits.

As much as 75% of my sales are paid for with credit cards. In fact, the year I started up my jewelry business merchant account, my sales nearly quadrupled!

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It's easier than you might think; I use ProPay, which is set up perfectly for small businesses and artists to accept credit cards.

People will buy more if they can pay with plastic instead of shelling out the cash right then and there, and many customers don't have their checkbook with them anyway. So if you're serious about making money from your handcrafted jewelry, it's essential to accept credit cards in addition to cash and checks.

My current jewelry display

My current jewelry display

Creating a Great Jewelry Display

I entered a few craft shows - and although it sounds like a no-brainer now, I learned that a professional looking display can sell ten times more jewelry than just a scattering of earrings on a tablecloth.

I also discovered that elaborate jewelry displays are a pain to set up and take down, and require a lot of closet space to store at home. I began to evolve my jewelry booth to my current setup, which looks professional, is lightweight and compact to store and transport, and stays loaded with my inventory and ready to go at all times.

Now when I do shows, it takes me less than an hour to set up and take down my display, and if a customer calls wanting to look at jewelry, I can just whip out a nice display on my kitchen table or in the client's living room in only a few minutes.

Here are some more jewelry display ideas and possibilities.

Elegant jewelry pouch

Elegant jewelry pouch

What I Learned About Jewelry Packaging

I experimented with selling gift packaging to accompany my jewelry. But I soon found that nobody wanted to spend money on it, and that offering free jewelry gift packaging increased my sales.

So now I provide a selection of different types of elegant pouches, boxes, and bags. This is an especially important selling point around the holidays. My customers are thrilled to get complimentary gift packaging with each piece of jewelry, so they don't have to go home and hunt for a tiny box and wrap the jewelry themselves.

I even offer to ship or deliver the gift for them. Anything you can do to help make your customers' lives easier will give them a reason to come straight to you the next time they need to purchase a gift!

Other jewelry packaging is also important. I found that designing my own earring cards and jewelry tags gave my pieces a much more professional appearance. I printed my contact info on them as well as specific information about the components I used in the jewelry.

One of my bead and wire bracelets

One of my bead and wire bracelets

Selling Jewelry on eBay

I dabbled in selling my jewelry on eBay, and had some spectacular flops along with some thrilling successes.

Jewelry is a very competitive niche on eBay, and success in the online auction market takes time to develop. To be successful in selling jewelry on eBay, you need to have a constant presence there, with at least a couple of auctions up at all times for your repeat customers to find.

And if you want to make a profit instead of a loss, you need to understand and work with eBay's fees and policies.

Also, you may find you have much more success with selling jewelry-making supplies on eBay than with selling your finished handcrafted jewelry!

Clear, closeup photos of your jewelry (or other auction items) are also crucial for eBay success.

Rose quartz and 14k goldfill wire pendant and earring set, photographed using a scanner.

Rose quartz and 14k goldfill wire pendant and earring set, photographed using a scanner.

Figuring Out How to Photograph Jewelry

In fact, great photos are essential to any method of selling jewelry online. I learned through a great deal of trial and error how to photograph jewelry and get professional-looking results.

It's actually not that hard if you have the right equipment and spend some time experimenting with it. Then write down the settings, lighting, etc. that gave you the best results so you don't have to re-invent the wheel every time you need to photograph jewelry.

I finally figured out that the cheapie digital camera I started out with just wasn't designed to take close, sharp pictures of jewelry, so I mastered the technique of photographing jewelry with a scanner. You can get some beautifully artistic jewelry photos with a flatbed scanner, and it's a quick and simple way to get great shots for your website, auction listings, promotional literature, etc.

I also learned how to edit jewelry photos with PaintShop Pro.

Eventually I did get a higher-quality digital camera, and spent a day learning how to use it along with a Cloud Dome / light tent to get beautifully sharp jewelry photos.

Rattan trunk filled with earrings is easy to pass around at a jewelry party

Rattan trunk filled with earrings is easy to pass around at a jewelry party

Profiting from Home Jewelry Parties

While experimenting with various ways of selling my jewelry, I discovered that home jewelry parties are one of the most profitable ways to sell handcrafted jewelry.

So I spent some time figuring out how to do profitable jewelry parties that are also rewarding for the hostess without cutting into my profits too much. Hostess incentives are important if you want to keep scheduling jewelry parties, but you need to be sure they don't cut into your profit margin too much. I came up with an incentive plan that worked well for me.

I developed my own jewelry party invitations, different party formats, and found that an open-house type of party with just light snacks and no party games or formal presentations gets the highest attendance and sells the most jewelry.

And the number-one way to increase your home jewelry party profits and attendance is to have the hostess call all guests a day or two before the party to remind them about it and secure their commitment to attend.

See more great jewelry party tips and ideas.

Me (far left) writing up a jewelry sale in my booth.

Me (far left) writing up a jewelry sale in my booth.

Selling Jewelry at Shows, Fairs, and Festivals

When I first started my jewelry business, a friend talked me into being in a tiny Christmas craft sale at her church.

I was so nervous before this little show that I almost made myself sick, so I never even thought about using any kind of jewelry displays or even a table cloth! I just laid out tons of my earrings mounted on earring cards on a bare table and sat on a chair behind it.

But in spite of my initial nervousness and lack of jewelry displays, I made enough sales to have a sense of success. I spent $10 for my booth space, and came home with $175 - which was a big deal for me back then!

I've come a long way since that first show, doing countless other shows of all types and sizes.

I've learned how to find profitable shows to enter, types of shows to avoid, how much inventory I need, how to market my jewelry before the show to get all the traffic and sales I can handle, how to prepare for a successful show, and how to work with the customers who come to my jewelry booth.

I've written a step-by-step guide called Ultimate Guide to Your Profitable Jewelry Booth, which details every tip and secret I've learned for having more profitable jewelry shows.

An easy way to show jewelry to a shop or gallery owner - in a stacking jewelry tray with a compartmentalized tray liner.

An easy way to show jewelry to a shop or gallery owner - in a stacking jewelry tray with a compartmentalized tray liner.

Selling Jewelry Through Shops and Galleries

I jumped into consigning and wholesaling jewelry to gift shops and galleries, and just learned the ins and outs of it as I went along.

I learned how to approach shops with my jewelry, to be very selective about the places where I consign and wholesale jewelry - and to maintain great relationships with good shops!

Selling your jewelry via shops and galleries has its own rewards and challenges. You may have to make dozens - or even hundreds! - of one jewelry design for a chain of stores. Or you may find a privately-owned boutique that loves to carry your one-of-a-kind pieces.

If you want to sell your jewelry through shops and galleries, it's important to understand the needs of these businesses.

Shops are always looking for something new and different to add to their product mix, to give them an edge over competing shops and to keep customers coming back to see what's new. Shop and gallery owners want something unique that will fly off their shelves at a good price, and they need suppliers (such as jewelry artists) who are reliable and professional to do business with.

Like business owners everywhere, they're very concerned about their bottom line - and how your products can help them cover their expenses and turn a profit for them. When you sell your jewelry through a shop, it has to sell twice - once to the shop owner who makes the decision to carry your work, and once to the final retail customer who purchases it from the display in the shop.

Green turquoise, amber, and other gems

Green turquoise, amber, and other gems

Learning How to Build a Jewelry Website

Customers and shop owners assumed that since I was in business, I would have a website. So I learned how to build and promote a jewelry website.

I learned that a simple website design is best, so that your jewelry stands out. Although neat, flashy website features are fun to play with, you should resist the temptation to put them on your site. At best they distract visitors from your jewelry, and at worst they slow down the page's loading so that visitors on a slow Internet connection will give up and hit the back button.

And most especially, do not use any background images. They make it very hard to see photos and read text. Just a plain background is best for your visitors!

Use lots of photos of your jewelry if you want to sell it from your website. You'll need big closeup shots, and maybe several shots of the same piece to show different details such as a clasp, focal bead, or chainmaille pattern. People won't buy jewelry online without big, compelling photos.

They also don't stay on a website if the first page they land on shows them nothing but a screen filled with text. Be sure the top half of every page of your site (especially the home page) has one or more tempting photos of your jewelry!

A flyer for my bracelet birthday parties

A flyer for my bracelet birthday parties

Profit by Teaching Others How to Make Jewelry

One of the opportunities my jewelry business has brought me is teaching jewelry making workshops, which is very rewarding. It's also a good way to profit from your jewelry business during the times of year when your jewelry sales are slower.

However, I learned the hard way that workshops are a lot easier for me if everyone in a group jewelry workshop works on the same type of project at the same time, instead of each person doing a totally different thing!

From jewelry workshops I discovered the market niche of providing bracelet-making birthday parties for girls, which is a fun way to spend a few hours and make some good money for your time

Besides group jewelry classes, there's also a demand for individual jewelry-making sessions.

A lot of people have jewelry-making wants or needs, but don't want to get into it on a permanent basis themselves. They just want to make a specific project or two, or create an occasional special gift to give.

These customers need people like you and me to provide the supplies, tools, and guidance they need to accomplish the project they have in mind. And they are very willing to pay for our supplies and assistance.

Helping individual people make a special jewelry project is very rewarding, and in the process I always wind up with new ideas I probably wouldn't have otherwise.

Writing my name with sterling silver wire and a pair of pliers

Writing my name with sterling silver wire and a pair of pliers

Offering some "unisex" jewelry styles can increase your sales.

Offering some "unisex" jewelry styles can increase your sales.

Continuing to Learn and Grow

In addition to developing the technical skills involved making and selling jewelry, it's important to keep studying and learning about all kinds of issues involved in having a successful jewelry business.

I have to attribute the biggest leap in my professional development at the beginning stages of my business to online jewelry-making forums, where I found a wealth of information exchange, encouragement, and inspiration, and developed online friendships with kindred spirits.

I think that if you have any interest in starting a jewelry business, participating in jewelry-making forums is a fun and important element of your success!

Another important element in your success is to keep learning and brainstorming new jewelry-making techniques and designs. Always have something new to show your customers, and work toward using techniques and supplies that are different from what other jewelry artists are using. Uniqueness is a huge element in selling lots of jewelry.

For your own jewelry business success, I encourage you to follow your artistic heart and think with your business brain. I recommend that you study jewelry trends and styles, learn everything you can about jewelry making materials, set up your business recordkeeping so that you stay organized, and concentrate on providing solutions to your customers' problems.

Don't try to make all jewelry for all people; focus on your own style or niche and build a client base.


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Hi Rena!

I can't believe that you honestly, humbly reveal your secrets so easily!!

I never wanted to make jewelry , but this article worked just the way the birthday gift you received...I am going to think about it seriously.


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Hi rena i want to know my jewelry business is required to any government certificate or not or i start and after earnings sale then i pay my sale tex

Anne on November 01, 2015:

Hi Rena,your information has been of great help to me.A love earings n bracelets too and I aspire to start a jewellery making business because you have insipired me more to do it.thankyou

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Today I agree with the straight forward methods you described in your article. A year ago it was a little different for me. Learning everything from taking pictures to editing some HTML code, all the social media platforms and the posting and maintaining the web site and also building a brand. Learning every aspect of every facet of selling online was a difficult task. If making jewelry is fun and you have a knack for it, I would suggest asking a trusted friend to help with computer stuff and just keep making your jewelry.

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Many thanks for sharing such a nice case study,

i just want to know how you purchase Jewelry, where are the whole sale markets in london or UK, and what is the procedure to purchase jewelry at wholesale rate

Warm Regards

Jim on September 10, 2013:


I was impressed with what you have to share about starting a business. Thanks for sharing with everyone.

In starting a business a business plan that involves market research stops me every time I think about it. As a sole proprietor what did you do, and what do you recommend?

Pricing stops me also, especially since I plan to sell through shops rather than at craft shows. The price needs to be kept low enough for the shop to make a good profit, and I need to make a profit as well. Has selling through shops been worthwhile for you? on September 09, 2013:

Great post

Thank for your sharing

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This is so useful to me. I used to make jewelry for myself now I want to make it a business but I didn't know how to start. Thank you so much

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Great article - clear and to the point. I would only add that handmade jewelery business is a highly competitive niche, so better think about something that would help you to stand out among competitors. For instance make a truly unusual jewelery - using unbanal materials, unusual design. Or invent a concept behind the jewelries. Like the one described here: This lady makes not just simple jewelry, but friendship bracelets for school age girls. That's her unique niche and the idea worked out perfectly. Great example of how to market your handmade stuff.

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Thanks Rena, I managed to get in hold with a rough crystal supplier and someone who can cut them once polished, and needless to say my business has expanded here in Mexico to 7 mall kiosks. I read this article 3 years ago, and until now I've been able to find it again. So I just wanted to give you thanks for giving me an idea both my wife and I were passionate about.

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hi rena

thanx a lot for ur insights....have startd a small jewellery business n nw trying to expand ...participatin in a lot of exhibitions across mumbai.....loved d idea of home jewellery parties...

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Great hub! lam an Etsian and find it to be lot's of work! Your hub and other hubs look verg good and well written. Thank you for your efforts.

kamlesh singh on March 07, 2012:

hi reena back here we are group of marketing guys who are building their own silver jewellery brand. we are selling silver jewelery which is mostly machine made or casting jewelery. we have a good network of distributors and retailer in maharastra and madhyapradesh. we would like to add some more different range in our product line. in which category we should enter into for the same. mail me at

Karen Furia on March 04, 2012:

I found your website this morning after doing a google search. I have been reading the posts almost all day. This is a wonderful sight, and I thank you very much for sharing your experience so that others can be successful.

kanchana on March 02, 2012:

Thank you for the thorough explanation and sharing your experience. You are so inspiring and self i do designing but not jewelery making. for the past couple of months in my mind an idea is developing for starting my own business in jewelery making .Your words gave me a foment to seriously start.i prefer your ideas.If you have any thoughts for me be kind enough to send in an email. Thanks again,,,, (

Anu on March 01, 2012:

Thanks Rena for your valuable advice. I am from India, and I make terracotta jewelleries. Just started and am planning my pilot exhibition in April... (keeping my fingers crossed) let's see how it turns out...

Ava on February 22, 2012:

This is extremely helpful for jewelry making beginners. It helped me tremendously! Thank you so much for all of your time and tips!

Jesaycah Davisa Clark on February 20, 2012:

Awesome Advice

Tajah Fonbere on February 20, 2012:

Hi Great opportunity ,i like all your jewelry i u make it?

Willow on February 20, 2012:

Hi,This is a cool buisness company could u make me a necklace that say Willow thats my name ,plz

Xina on February 20, 2012:

hello rena ,im xina its pronounced sina but yeah,i like your company how do u make the badge earings

Meme on February 20, 2012:

I wanna have a bracelet making birthday party,how can i sign up it seems really cool

jordan sponoks on February 20, 2012:

i hope you go far in your bracelet,necklace,ring jewelry business because the pictures seem like you do really good so hope you do go rena

Vantia Mycole on February 20, 2012:

How do you make nice advertising jewelry like this rena

Kaela Marx on February 20, 2012:

Hey I'm Kaela Marx ,I love that you took the time to make this I really like how you did this I look up to you as having a good business like this Rena !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Solynn on February 20, 2012:

Hi This Is Solynn ,Great Job :)(: Cheers For You!

Eggnest on February 20, 2012:

Great Job On Your Business For Jewelry ,Its Really Cool I Will Tell My Friends Who Love Jewelry About This.

LAsha on February 20, 2012:

Hi I Am LAsha I Like How ...Awesome Your Picture's Of Your Bracelet's Look's It's Really Advertising

Raella on February 20, 2012:


Tiffannie on February 20, 2012:

Great Job On Your Awesome Business I Am' Big Fan 0f Jewelry ,But Your Jewelry Is Really Cool,Rena

!Eboni _Ryanne! on February 20, 2012:

Ebony Ryanne Here!I like your style ,i like your fashion,i like your jewelry ,your really Amazing!

Density Minor on February 20, 2012:

Hello,My Name Is Density ,Can You Give Good Tips About Having A Jewelry Business?(Please Comment Rena)

Bashana Joneso on February 20, 2012:

hi my name is bashana cool thumps up for a good business like this a lot of pep ole don't get a good opportunity like this so good to know that someone like you have it enjoy while you can Rena

Kelnah on February 20, 2012:

:)very very very good achievement i hope when i grow up i can have a business company like you Im only 22 but i mean when i graduation from collage have a successive one like you Rena i really like it:www.


This is a great business and how you put it all together

Selena Gomez#1 Fan on February 20, 2012:

Hi im ashtina ,this is very cool good tips

Tia Veslie Weems on February 20, 2012:

This is fabulous company!

Asia Chang on February 20, 2012:

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lucas on February 20, 2012:

good how long have you being making jewerly

MyquanyeTT'a Shyshayda Walker on February 20, 2012:

Nice!Loving It

Bricena Leslie Williams Abbelle on February 20, 2012:

Nice Jewelry Rena,Could You Make Me A Bracelet That Say's:Bricena Williams,How Much Would It Charge?

Kaya on February 20, 2012:

Hi I am Kaya,This Is Cool,Lovely Jewelry It Rock's ,How You Put It Together Makes It Look's Fancy That's Why I Love Creative Stuff,Like This!

Nira Sophia Sidney on February 20, 2012:

This is so cute I really love how you made your name on one of the bracelet I would love to have one of those Its too cute.this is a good job for I see that you really enjoy It ,cheers for you!

Jessica Menlor on February 20, 2012:

I like your jewelry its really creative do u hand make this?

Brielle D'Sarah Antney on February 20, 2012:

Hi Im Brielle D'Sarah Antney,I Really like how creative your are,do u have any locations where i can buy this jewerly you make?

Sadenle Myron on February 20, 2012:

Hi,Rena Could u give me some tips like how you started your business,i really like it I'm taking Nfte classes,and I just wanted to know how you put it all together

Jahkana Fleet on February 20, 2012:


myra wandry on February 12, 2012:

would like to correspond with you. My daughter is in florence italy and is studying sterling silver jewelry making and want to get it on the market and she does not know where to start. anyone have an idea.

Lolly Schultz on January 29, 2012:

Oh yes, my e-mail address is I would appreciate any info you can give.

Lolly Schultz on January 29, 2012:

Hi Rena,

Can you PLEASE help me figure out how to have my sketched designs made into actual sterling silver/gold/or cubic zirconia materials???.... Since the Victoria's Secret catalog doesn't list or advertise the model's jewelry I want to make my own renditions and some imiations of them. PLEASE help!! Also, where can I find elegant packaging like the cloth bags with ribbon that you've used? Thank You SO MUCH!)

angie grimes on January 14, 2012:

please can you mail me a free jewerly catalodges to me at mrs angie grimes at 1740 cheyenne drive in merced, ca 95348-1105. thank you

marliya on January 13, 2012:

i love jewels

Izi on December 14, 2011:

Hi everyone!This is wonderful site.I like to do jewelrys too.I make handmade jewellryes from fimo.I am looking for buyers.If someone want to see my items just write me on my

kneeko on November 24, 2011:

how do you get a tv ad like you see on as seen on tv. i have looked ever wear and can noy fine a way to contack them to put my new jewelry line on tv. i have work on this for 10 years now and am at a dead end.

Jinny on November 21, 2011:

Very Nice write

Jinny on November 21, 2011:

Very Nice write

Yolanda Jo on November 15, 2011:

You Rock!!! this Article was so inspiring... thanks for the new ways and ideas to promote my Brand


Armekia Williams on August 29, 2011:

Hi Rena my name is armekia and i'm wanting to go into business selling earrings in other thing for my self... do you have a facebook page if so will you email me @ please!!!

Lizzie on August 26, 2011:

Like everyone else I find your site very informative. Thanks heaps.

Generic Viagra on August 08, 2011:

I think you are right when you say this. Hats off man, what a superlative knowledge you have on this subject…hope to see more work of yours.

Cecilia Klinkenbergh on August 05, 2011:

Hi Rena!

As a design passionate, I've been creating very unique and colorful patterns in Adobe Photoshop lately, which may find successful application in jewelry projects as well.

In this research phase, I am trying to get as much information as possible about jewelry making and jewelry marketing, and I'd like to thank you for your excellent and very and very informative article!

Indeed a very good roadmap to follow for new business starters!

Many thanks.

Cecilia Klinkenbergh

Marie on June 23, 2011:

Hi, Ive just started making earrings and am now just thinking about the possibility of turning it into a business venture and all your advice is priceless.

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