Tag Archives: Canadian designers

From bench to business: Steps to selling your designs wholesale

It was 18 months ago, 1:30 a.m. on a Saturday night. 
I just had a design breakthrough and did a little victory lap around my studio. After my moment of glee, I flopped back into my chair and stared down at my nails, ragged from a six-day marathon at the bench. My to-do list for Sunday was long: invoicing, preparing photos of my new work, a few hours of Photoshopping, updating my website, fixing my sandblaster, tending to my freelance advertising clients, and… oh yes, I have a family, too. I suddenly felt tired. Deflated.

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D’Or shines a light on Quebec artists

Montreal jewellery designer Claudio Pino has made countless rings over the years, but the one he has yet to create is his own. “I don’t know when I will make it, but when I do, it will have a green tourmaline set in platinum,” he tells Jewellery Business.

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