New to making jewelry

United States
March 30, 2007 5:04pm CST
I would like to get better at making jewelry and would like to know where to buy beads, patterns and you do it for money? how does it sell..I live on a main route to Adirondack Mts. would like to try selling some. Do you know where I can read on how to make jewelry? Thanks for the time to read this and any help you can give me.
3 responses
• Canada
7 Apr 07
I've been making jewelry since I was about 8yrs old and selling it for about 7yrs now. I still dont make enough to live on but I'm not doing it to get rich I do it because I love it and it cant just be a hobby for me its an addiction and an expensive one at that. A good resource to look at for materials are they offer a free catalogue and lots of helpful information. What kind of jewelry are you interested in?
• United States
1 Apr 07
Making jewelry for profit is sort of hard. I have spent a LOT of money on jewelry making because it's a really fun hobby and I love it, but I have only sold one thing since I started, and I've spent... more than $200 on supplies. I buy a lot of stuff from various sites, ebay, and at craft stores in town. If you are interested in taking a look at any of my stuff, my link is
@Pigglies (9339)
• United States
31 Mar 07
I've tried to do it for money, and now I wish I hadn't spent that money on jewelry because I've never sold any of my pieces. It seems like too many people have this hobby. The good thing is though, I can use what I have to make gifts for years to come! I bought my supplies from
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