Photographing your own jewelry can be a big money saver for your business. With the right setup you can turn out quality photos yourself, versus spending hundreds of dollars having them photographed by a professional. Unfortunately a good setup for photography could cost hundreds, even thousands of dollars, right? Not necessarily. Read on to find out how to get a great jewelry photography setup for your studio for about $100.
We receive more questions about gold-filled items than any other products here at Halstead. We have addressed many material issues in past articles. But, this piece will focus on how to solder gold-filled jewelry items and the issues that may arise. Soldering gold-filled is tricky and requires knowledge about the material before you attempt it.
Nearly every business across all industries has to deal with customer complaints. It’s a natural side effect of being a business owner unfortunately. But knowing how to deal with complaints can make or break your business. No one wants to work with a business who won’t take their complaint seriously or dismisses it without listening. We talked to a few jewelry business owners for their best advice on how to handle customer complaints.
Soldered wire accents allow you to create geometric designs with a line drawing feel. But, soldering thin wires onto sheet metal is a challenge. How do you achieve a complete solder join along the entire length without cumbersome clean-up and polishing? Our very own Studio Coordinator, Erica Stice, has some tips.