Category: Business

Ask an Artist: Melissa Banks talks about shows, jewelry, and life as a professional jewelry artist.

Share this:For this third installment of our “Ask an Artist” series, we had the pleasure of picking the very talented brain of Melissa Banks, chainmaille artist behind Rapt in Maille.  Questions came from readers about everything from success and rejection to creativity and being a badass.  Well, you asked and Melissa answered.  I hope you… Read more »

B3 Recognized as an Innovative Retailer!

Share this:We are very proud to announce that Blue Buddha Boutique will be recognized alongside four other outstanding retailers at the upcoming CHA Winter Conference & Trade Show in Los Angeles, CA as an Innovative Retailer. This year, the Craft & Hobby Association asked retailers to describe their innovations in the realm of customer service. … Read more »

Our focus for 2011 is people

Share this:I am buried in blueprints and city ordinance paperwork (ugh) right now, but I wanted to take a moment to personally wish you a Happy New Year! (Yes, I know it’s a little late….) I’ve been very touched by all the personal emails I’ve received in the past few weeks from customers letting me… Read more »

Ask an Artist: How can I get started selling my chainmaille jewelry?

Share this: B3 Owner, Rebeca Mojica with Vanessa Walilko of Kali Butterfly and Kat Wisniewski of Elemental Art Jewelry Here at B3, we take pride in making ourselves the artists’ choice for chainmaille supplies.  As such, we find ourselves lucky enough to be surrounded by, well, chainmaille artists!  Taking the leap from making chainmaille jewelry… Read more »