I'm working on resurrecting my Deviant Art page after a long hiatus. I continue to do ceramics, but my focus has shifted from jewelry and bead components to earthenware pottery and gifts. I still make the jewelry and parts, but it's mostly my classic pieces and not a lot of new designs. Lately I have been making a lot of ceramic magnets, ornaments, and tiles with famous quotes made with custom designed rubber stamps. I have also had a great time painting pottery with underglazes featuring snarky kawaii types of characters. And my very latest interest has been printing iron transfer decals and firing them onto my pottery! So many fun things to
So hello! My name is Melanie and I am a professional bead maker and jewelry designer and ceramic artist. My main gig is making porcelain beads and charms and components and selling them on my website Earthenwood Studio www.earthenwoodstudio.com From the website I sell both wholesale and retail and everything is made to order
I also sell from my Etsy shop www.earthenwood.etsy.com all sorts of one of a kind beads and experiments, ready to ship. I have a second Etsy shop www.earthenwoodceramics.etsy.com for my tile and other ceramic items.
I am glad to be here, I hope to upload some photos and share my work. I probably won't update this journ
i'm new to this site so there's nothing on my page yet. but i also make jewelry. i'm just a beginner but i enjoy it. i would like to sell my stuff some day. if you have any tips for getting started that would be great.
My advice is to use the best materials you can for your finished jewelry, and if you are just getting started, practice...practice...practice on those skills!
Try not to look at your peers for inspiration, but find other sources...art history, film, music, nature...try to be moved by something other than trends and the jewelry that is out there now. It will help you find your own voice.