PURPOSE Jewelry is a social enterprise that provides professional opportunities to young women rescued from sex trafficking. Something as simple as jewelry making offers young women a fresh start, and the ability to accomplish their dreams.
Focus of JewelryMonk Industries: 3 E’s of Growth- Educating, Equipping, and Encouraging.
Jewelry Tip : I have been doing a bit of wax carving this week, and helping some of the people who purchased the Jewelry Creation Method Course with some of their projects. So I put together a video about how to fix a ring When (not if) you break your wax while wax carving, here is a quick tip on how to repair a ring that is in pieces. YouTube Wax Repair Link
Cool Tool of the Week: Have you ever started making a ring project, and were unsure how long to cut the wire or shank, so your piece is just the right size, with no waste? Today I have put together a quick tutorial on how I make my ring shanks just the right size every time, and have added a FREE Downloadable Spreadsheet for you to have, to print out, and keep by your workbench.
Featuring the Release of The Jewelry Creation Method Video Course
Have YOU ever been Overwhelmed by all the seemingly complicated processes that go into jewelry making? How to tackle all the concepts used in the craft? How do you GET your design or idea from your mind into jewelry…. There’s Wax Carving - Casting – Model and Mold Making….. Soldering - Stone Setting - Polishing – just to name a few……and The list goes on.
Have you ever wanted to take a design that is in your head and create a piece of jewelry from it, one that is repeatable? How much time could you save if you could reproduce one of your handmade designs, over and over, with the same results every time, without recreating the whole piece from scratch?
Are you like me and Do you learn better by examples, rather that books or magazines?
What if someone could show you a Jewelry Creation Method, The Process, The System, ……step by step, …..every detail, every concept and talk you through it all along the way….. Would that revolutionize your Jewelry Making Experience? If I could Show you how to make your jewelry ideas a reality? Would it open up new opportunities?
016 JewelryMonk Design Contest The JewelryMonk website is promoting a Jewelry Design Contest Winner will receive their design made and a video process including: Design - layout - wax carving - casting - clean up - mold making - wax sizing - casting - tumbling - pre-polish - stone setting - final polishing. www.JewelryMonk.com/Contest1
www.JewelryMonk.com/episode10Health tips with highlights from the book Essentialism -The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeownAnswering tips on keeping track of time spent on working on a project or pieces, keeping notes about trials and errors and projects and experiments. What kind of notes should I be keeping?Texturing TalkCool Tool of the WeekMusic:Why Can't it be Christmas All Year by Rosie ThomasSanta's Lost His Mojo by Jeremy ListerEverything's Changed at Christmas But You by Drew Holcomb and the NeighborsJoy to the World by Andrew Ripp