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Home Jewelry Business Success Story - Judi Kirker of Kirker Gallery
Home Jewelry Business Success Story - Judi Kirker of Kirker Gallery Home Jewelry Business Success Story - Judi Kirker -- A success story of Judi Kirker - a home jewelry artist that has made jewelry her main business. . . . keep reading »
From Fear to Creation
by Meredith Lowry
Hi!  My name is Meredith and I used to be able to do anything I wanted to do, physically, mentally and concretely.  My parents taught me to be goal oriented, and I have carried those teachings with me all my life. I received a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University, became a Re . . . keep reading »
Ruthi's Pretties
by ruthi hadsell
I have always loved looking at, working with, fixing jewelry.  I worked at an assisted living and for a fund raiser we collected old, broken, ugly jewelry for the residents to fix, clean up and price to sell.   . . . keep reading »
Jewelry From Heaven
by Connie Mattson
JEWELRY FROM HEAVEN Matt (my husband) went to classes for two weeks and . . . keep reading »
My success story with students
by Pauline Pope
I started wire jewelry classes recently at a local bead shop that has only been open for a few months. I have never taught anyone how to make jewelry so I asked a lot of people a lot of questions and was as prepared as possible for the first class. It was a beginner's class on the basics of wire wrap, . . . keep reading »
Opportunity knocks at the oddest times
by Janet Connell
I drove a friend of mine to one of her post-chemo visits around Christmas time.  While I was waiting for her, I stopped in the hospital gift shop.  I happened to be wearing a pair of Christmas Tree Earrings that I had been making and selling for about four years (I learned the pattern at a . . . keep reading »
Wire artist Angela McGovern turns a terminal disease to beautiful jewelry!
by Angela McGovern
Wire artist Angela McGovern turns a terminal disease to beautiful jewelry! Wire artist Angela McGovern turns a terminal disease to beautiful jewelry! Success is many things and it is much more then money. Read Angelas story and learn how she turne her life around with the art of making wire jewelry for others...... . . . keep reading »
Karen Davis Leaves Coporate World to become a Wire Jewelry Designer
by Karen Davis
Karen Davis Leaves Coporate World to become a  Wire Jewelry Designer I had identified myself by the job I did--I needed a change and it seems like wire jewelry designer is just that! Making wire jewelry is something I can do anywhere and you can too! . . . keep reading »
I Am Making a Career Change
Trevor Mahan
I Am Making a Career Change
I am making a change of career due to a chronic health condition that has limited my ability to work. What is the best way to get started making jewelry from home part-time and then selling it without having to attend shows, etc.? Thank you. . . .
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I Practiced Every Minute
Barbara Tilley, Charlottesville, VA
I Practiced Every Minute My sister ordered one of your wire working packages for my Christmas present two years ago. I was very excited and started watching the DVDs and practicing every minute that I wasn't at work. First I made . . . keep reading »
Why Aren't You Selling This!
Diane M. Zielinski, Richlandtown, PA
Why Aren't You Selling This! I was surfing the net about 5-6 years ago and came upon Preston's jewelry making programs. I was enthralled by the beauty of the pieces! So I bought the beginners program. My intention was to really just . . . keep reading »
I Wanted To Learn More
Stephanie Flore, Riverside, California
I Wanted To Learn More I totaled my car on my wedding day, and lost my license for 2 years because I was driving without insurance. After the honeymoon, I learned that without a car, it's really hard to get a job in this part of So Cal, so I tried to work from home. I started out crocheting, then crocheting with beads, and a friend suggested I make . . . keep reading »
I Am Learning The Ins and Outs of Wire Wrapping!
Pat Wilson, Talkeetna, Alaska
I Am Learning The Ins and Outs of Wire Wrapping! I have more stones for wire-wrapping than time can allow, I am working out projects on a regular basis. I was most pleased with my first project that I sold. A woman brought me a delicate piece of jade to drill a hole in. Well that soon became the last thing I wanted to do because the jade would have . . . keep reading »
I Learned To Wire Wrap and It Was Really Good Therapy For Me
Cindy Munguia, Williams, Arizona
I've done lapidary for years, then I became disabled and suffer from chronic depression. I moved to Arizona and joined the Flagstaff Gem & Mineral Society. I learned to wire wrap and it was really good therapy for me. It kept me busy and I developed a . . . keep reading »
Love, Live and Play With Wire
Kandy Mathis, Jacksonville, Florida
Love, Live and Play With Wire Now, three years later, I own all of Preston's DVDs except for the name-writing set (next on the list). Having tiny hands and little fingers, I enjoy working with 26 gauge on tiny cabs and charms (dainty and difficult, but what a joy when you hold that tiny finished product). Oh, I've thrown my share of . . . keep reading »
I Took A Leap of Faith And Am Glad I Did!
Joyce White, Phoenix, Arizona
I Took A Leap of Faith And Am Glad I Did! I was a jewelry artist before I got the tapes, however, I just wrapped the jewelry. Since I got the tapes I have developed a sculpture of my work that has gotten me into the one of the biggest . . . keep reading »
Finally It Works!
Juanita R. Villarreal, Corpus Christi, TX
Finally It Works! It has one whole year since I started accumulating gems, wire, and tools for my venture into wire sculpting jewelry, however, never purchased the DVDs because I thought that I would pick it up right away. I tried and tried, kept setting aside so much . . . keep reading »
Now I Am Making And Selling Custom Jewelry
Carla Van Blake-Bizzett, Vista, CA
Now I Am Making And Selling Custom Jewelry I have always loved jewelry. My Mom used to experiment with taking old strings of beads and restringing them. I loved to watch her and later when I worked in the Peace Corps in Mali, I spent many hours watching the gold smiths work their craft. I dabbled in making it over the years but never . . . keep reading »
It Gives Me Joy
Helene Martin, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec Canada
It Gives Me Joy I have been doing jewelery for 2 years now and it's going good. Here in Quebec they do not know a lot about wire jewelry. That's very unique for them, and they just . . . keep reading »
I Can Do That!
Suzanne Barrett, Santa Cruz, CA
I Can Do That! When my stepfather's ninety-one-year-old neighbor showed me her paper bead necklaces and earrings, I thought: "Gee, I think I can do that." So I asked her to show me how. Fast forward a few weeks. I made . . . keep reading »
I Feel Successful As A Wire Sculpting Jeweler
Cindy Cherrington, Houston, Texas
I Feel Successful As A Wire Sculpting Jeweler I guess everyone judges success in his/her own way. I "feel" successful as a wire sculpting jeweler whether I've made a bunch of money or not. I first bought Preston's beginners tape about 6 years ago. I discovered dichroic glass about the same time on Ebay. I thought the two would be . . . keep reading »
I Loved What I Saw!
Pearl Martin, Cold Lake, Alberta
I Loved What I Saw! I saw Mr. Reuther's site and was intrigued right away. I loved what I saw! I had been doing a lot of beading with seed beads, I often would show people at work my jewelry and they would say . . . keep reading »
To Jewelry And The Love That Goes With It!
Laura Sanchez, Port Clinton, Ohio
To Jewelry And The Love That Goes With It! The first Christmas she was gone I took her antique buttons and with wire made sculptures for the Christmas trees for the family. In doing so, I really felt like she was with us and finally felt a moment of peace. Few years later, still hurting from my loss, I awoke with a voice telling me, " You . . . keep reading »
I Love Working With Stones And Metals
Sharon Paz, Williamsville, NY
I Love Working With Stones And Metals I started making jewelry about 10 months ago. I love working with semi precious stones and metals. I was an art major in high school and have . . . keep reading »
I Decided To Try My Hand At Wire Jewelry
Steve Lerlie, Fairfield Glade, TN
I Decided To Try My Hand At Wire Jewelry My wife has been making beaded jewelry for years and one day suggested that I try my hand at something. I saw the five star bangle bracelet design in wireworker magazine and . . . keep reading »
I Never Thought To Be A Jewelry Designer
Talin Hagopian, Ottawa , ON, Canada
I Never Thought To Be A Jewelry Designer It started with me so weird!! I never had in mind to be a jewelry designer, never thought of that, but used to buy a lot, till that day, I was in . . . keep reading »
Selling Jewelry and Having Fun!
Theresa Stewart, Anaheim, California
Selling Jewelry and Having Fun! I started to string 5-6 ft glass beads making sun catchers while recovering from breast cancer. I had 3 coupons every week from Joannes and Michaels from my brother, mother and my Sunday paper and used them all collecting . . . keep reading »
I Have Completed One Of My Dreams!
Michelle, Bellingham, Washington
I Have Completed One Of My Dreams! I am a senior at Sehome High School and had to complete a senior project in order to graduate. I decided to do something for my project that I really had a passion for and wanted to do in the future anyway. For my project I . . . keep reading »
I Was In the Stained Glass Business
Ken, Olean, New York
I Was In the Stained Glass Business About a year ago I was in the stained glass business and made cabochons while firing other projects in my glass kiln. These were just simple pieces of jewelry, and I wanted something a little more challenging so I decided to . . . keep reading »
I Was Very Impressed With Wire Wrapping
Megan Mackney, Tiptoe, UK
I Was Very Impressed With Wire Wrapping I have been making jewelery for a while, but nothing good enough to sell outside family and friends. I cam across Preston's website and was very impressed with the wire wrapping - so much so that . . . keep reading »
Egyptian and Native American Fetish Designs
Deena Hartline, Washington, DC
Egyptian and Native American Fetish Designs I started making jewelery when I was three years old. When my little sister was born, she would like to pull on these big pink Lucite square dangle earrings my mother wore. I knew my mother didn't like it very much..lol..so one afternoon I sneaked into her jewelery drawer and . . . keep reading »
I Used to Design Clothes
Abdul Jalil el Challah, From Dubai - UAE, outside
I Used to Design Clothes It all started in a clothing factory. I used to own a clothing manufacturer shop. I used to design the clothes, and I used to work in jewelry in free times since i like hand-working. After 30 years in clothing I . . . keep reading »
Extra Income Plus Creative Outlet
Jennifer Roche, Philadelphia, PA
Extra Income Plus Creative Outlet I bought the kit last February but it took me a few months to get started. I am a stay at home mom and need the extra income plus a creative outlet. I started by watching the videos which are very simple and easy to learn from. You gave me . . . keep reading »
I Got Involved In This By Accident
Ambrose Dangerfield, El Mirage, Arizona
I Got Involved In This By Accident I got into this by accident. A while ago I had a stroke and was sitting at home not doing anything other than watching the tube, and one day I thought I need to do something while I am watching TV. I saw a ad in a magazine about . . . keep reading »
A Jasper, Some Pliers and Some Wire
Carolyn Fiene, Stateline, Nevada
A Jasper, Some Pliers and Some Wire Wire Jewelry Success Story - About 4 years ago, through a variety of circumstances, I ended up with a piece of jasper that I had found in the Mojave Desert, a couple pair of pliers and some wire. That very first piece still gets . . . keep reading »
Wire Sculpting Brings Out the Creativity in Me!
Rose Woerner, Waterford, Michigan
Wire Sculpting Brings Out the Creativity in Me! I started out in beading a few years ago and wanted to expand my skills. So I took a few classes in wire sculpting and fell in love with sculpting wire because . . . keep reading »
Made Jewelry For 7 Years Before Discovering Wire
Samantha Sousa, Allentown, PA
Made Jewelry For 7 Years Before Discovering Wire I've been making jewelry for about 7 years. When i saw the wire about a year ago I HAD to jump right in and give it a whirl. Well it now has become a passion. I'm always on the hunt looking for . . . keep reading »
Preston Was Right!
Wendee Brandenburg, Twin Lake, Michigan
Preston Was Right! I have been making jewelry for a few years now. I was mainly doing stitching and weaving. It took so long, I could never sell anything for the time I had into it. I wanted to do something that was . . . keep reading »
How Practice Makes Profit
Anne, Bradenton, Florida
How Practice Makes Profit The majority of my sales have been from people seeing me wear my jewelry and wanting to buy it. I've probably sold about $800. worth that way. One of my coworkers was my biggest early fan and . . . keep reading »
Former Nature Illustrator Turned Wire Sculptor
Rebecca Leonard, Warwick, Rhode Island
Former Nature Illustrator Turned Wire Sculptor I started out as a nature illustrator about 15 years ago, but got tired of creating two dimensional artwork. A friend had bought an interesting wire sculpted necklace and lent it to me. I decided to try to . . . keep reading »
I Found My Design Outlet
Judy, Nobel, BC Canada
I Found My Design Outlet I am an art quilter, and now disabled, I needed an design outlet - and found this! It has been wonderful. I have freedom to design, can do it on heat for my back fractures in bed. It really lifts my spirits when I need . . . keep reading »
12 Year Old Making Money By Making Jewelry!
Mary, Spokane, Washington
12 Year Old Making Money By Making Jewelry! I was searching the web one day when I came across this site. I showed my mom and she seemed to like the jewelry. My birthday was near so she decided that when I turned 12 I would . . . keep reading »
From Building Ships to Building Jewelry
Joe Rushing, Saraland, Alabama
From Building Ships to Building Jewelry My story is probably a little different, as I went from building ships to building jewelry, seemingly very sudden. After years of work "in the yards" I spent the last ten years as a . . . keep reading »
Getting Rich Making Wire Jewelry!
Preston Reuther Master Wire Sculptor
Getting Rich Making Wire Jewelry! I have unlocked some of the secrets to creating revenue and learning a new craft by making wire jewelry as a full-time or part-time small business. I learned a few secrets along the way, the most valuable being..... . . . keep reading »
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