How to start a jewellery business

l Knowing how to make jewellery isn't enough - you also need to know how to sell your pieces;

l Knowing how to make jewellery isn't enough - you also need to know how to sell your pieces;

l There's much more to think about than how to start legally - you want to start off on the right foot in all areas of your business;

l As a jewellery designer, you can either make your pieces from scratch if you have the tools and the skills or you can hire someone to manufacture the pieces;

l Any good jewellery design book will include lists of suppliers, many of which can also be found online;

l You can choose the type of jewellery design in which you would like to specialise, such as earrings, rings, necklaces, handbags or a combination of specialties;

l You've got to be able to market and sell your creations. There are many ways to do this, which include thinking of a creative name for your business and creating marketing materials;

l Visit www.khonjedesigns.com for more information on jewellery.

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