February is a terrific month in Arizona artists. We get the Tucson Gem Show, The Arizona State Button Show and Valentines Day is our statehood anniversary. This year I traveled to Tucson with friends. Altho the two week show is held in over 40 venues, we focused on The Gem Mall, Holidome, Jogs and Kents Tools. It’s terrific to .
The recent Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market at Westworld did not disappoint. There were so many fun shoppers & great treausres to be found. I had a photo gallery of artwork from a 1950’s student named Elizabeth Finkler. On the back of some of the drawings were signatures from teachers and occasionally their grades. These were popular at .
Guess what…we had two big Ruby Mae Jewelry milestones this week. 1st Milestone…Ruby Mae is now officially trademarked thru the US Department of Patents & Licenses. This was a 9 month process for me & I’m so glad I listened to my advisors & went for it. Someday when Macy’s or Nordstroms wants to buy my brand, I’ll be .
I rely on my photography to tell the story of my jewelry. Extreme close ups show off the tiny treasures I attach to each piece. You might be shocked to learn I’ve used my iPhone 4 to shoot 90% of my pics. Maybe you won’t be. For me it was all about convenience. I could shoot the pic & .
I'm almost at the one year mark & Ruby Mae Jewelry has been growing by leaps & bounds. New clients, new vendors, new events & now more media. Last week was media driven with advertising options set before me. When & how should I advertise my business. What format & what budget.Social versus print versus internet. I've learned to .