Just learned from the Guardian that Google will be taking steps to ‘punish,’ so to speak, websites that are copyright infringement repeat offenders. I wonder how it will play out for Etsy. Some Etsy sellers get a significant amount of traffic from Google. Etsy corporation buys Google adwords, but otherwise does no advertising. It primarily …
I recently designed a series of birthstone necklaces that are unique, elegant, and simple. I fill custom made hand blown glass globes with rough nuggets of colorful gemstones. The globes are capped with sterling silver, and they dangle from a long, sturdy sterling silver chain. Finding the right stones for these necklaces has proven to …
Argentium sterling silver contains more pure silver than regular sterling, and uses Germanium instead of Copper as a strengthening agent. This patented alloy is far more tarnish resistant than regular sterling. Argentium never contains nickel, and its raw silver content is 100% recycled.
I love pretty rocks, but sometimes its good to take a step back and simplify.
I just finished several new necklaces and earrings featuring amethysts. Although they come from different strands, all the beads have a fantastic deep grapey purple color. Here they are: Amethyst Arrowhead Earrings in Sterling Silver
The truth has been told: factories are welcome to set up shop on Etsy under the guise an individual artist or artisan who creates handmade goods.
We’re three hours into the protest… and not being able to check my shop stats is giving me serious withdrawal symptoms.