is no question that times are difficult across the country for many, many
Americans. It’s likely that you know at least one person – and probably several
–impacted by the economy. It’s a strain on families everywhere, even among the
wealthiest people I know.
been an interesting phenomenon, though, that jewelry makers have reported to me
from coast to coast: People are still buying jewelry.
Perhaps because it’s an “affordable” luxury. One that will last for a long,
long time, And one that is immediately rewarding.
At a time
when so many have cut back on so much, jewelry is a gift the buyer can give
herself without feeling guilty.
puts the buyer in personal contact with the jewelry artist. At a time when
people may mistrust big institutions, including “big box” retailers, regular
folks may turn to local business owners – and that includes you! – because they
trust you and find comfort in the relationship.
difficult to know what will turn this economy around. But maybe it will start
to happen just one person at a time, as buyers gain confidence from sellers
like you. One person at a time.