Category: Jewelry Maker

Todd Reed: reinventing diamond jewelry

Todd Reed is red hot now but his success didn’t happen overnight. He launched his signature look in 1994 – raw diamonds in quirky gold designs – and a few years later, made a big commitment to sustainability. That commitment is limiting his growth – and that’s okay with him.

Making it on 1000 Markets

There’s a lot of interest in online markets for handmade goods, both from jewelry makers and shoppers. Etsy is the big daddy of artisan marketplaces, followed by Artfire. But if you’re looking for a selective, less crowded alternative, check out 1000 Markets.

Making it on Etsy

Etsy is like the main street of an artsy neighborhood: full of tiny shops, not real high-end but cozy, social, user-friendly, and laden with possibility – of finding treasures or sympatico buyers.