Category Archives: sustainable

Trade Beads: What’s in a Name?

Ghanacraft has a great article on African beadmaking, brought to me through the eyes of another writer and jeweler and beadaholic, Rabihah Mateen of RAM jewels (check her out!)  I had never researched how the beads were made, mostly because when I … Continue reading

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How TrishnaJewelry was Born

“Desire That Moves One to a Heart Place” is our store slogan. I tend to wear icons that are meaningful to me for days as a sort of wearable altar.  I wanted to find great jewelry that I could wear … Continue reading

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Finding a Sustainable Platform From Which to Sell

I have been selling my jewelry items on Etsy since 2009; beaded items and pendants from Nepal and Thai silver.  I was so happy with Etsy that I also opened a shop to sell my art. If you follow my other blog you know … Continue reading

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