Category: Business

Best Wishes for 2013!

Share this:As I reflect back on 2012, I am once again touched, humbled and amazed at all of Blue Buddha’s wonderful customers as well as our highly dedicated team.  For the past 12 months, we asked time and time again for you to support us, either by voting in various contests, or through our Jumpstart… Read more »

Help B3 Win $250k!

Share this:Blue Buddha is eligible to win a $250k grant through Mission: Small Business, sponsored by Chase Bank and LivingSocial.  The grant would be used to help support the buildout of our new retail space (complete with chainmaille “genius bar” and classrooms to house lots of great classes and guest artists) as well as to… Read more »

Ask an Artist: Starting a Jewelry Brand

Share this:At the end of last year, Blue Buddha’s founder Rebeca Mojica made the leap to launch her own brand, focusing on her finished chainmaille jewelry.  In this post, she talks about why she decided to do this and offers tips for getting the most bang out of your branding, even if you’re on a… Read more »

Submitting A Crafts Project To Magazines & Multi-Authored Books (Publishing Your Crafty Projects – Part 1)

Share this: Last week, Rebeca spoke at the Chicago Craft Mafia’s January Craft Racket about getting your work published in magazines and collaborative books, as well as publishing your own crafty book.  We hear questions about this all the time (in fact it was the subject of one of our first “Ask an Artist” posts)… Read more »