Need some fresh ideas? We’ve compiled some of the hottest, hippest jewelry blogs for you to peruse, and gain jewelry design inspiration for your next piece or whole collection. Take your jewelry making skills to the next level!
Rio Grande is one of my favorite wholesale jewelry suppliers. The company has been selling our Jewelry Designer Manager software since 2003! On the Rio Grand Jewelry Blog you can visit with jewelry making experts to learn about the latest and greatest topics in business, design, tools and techniques. Whether you’re just starting out or are always on the prowl for a new idea or inspiration this blog has something for you..
Ganoksin is a jewelry making resource that has been around for over twenty years. It is the world’s largest online collection of educational materials for the jewelry, gemology and metal fields. Ganoksin provides a forum called Orchid for the exchange of information with contributors from all over the world speaking from a wide range of technical and aesthetic experiences, covering a full range of topics of interest to the jewelry designer and the gemologist.
Andrea is one of our favorite bloggers, and her Arts, Craft, and Design blog features jewelry design inspiration from art and paintings. Additionally, she shares some of her favorite books and resources to inspire the artist’s soul.
Flourish & Thrive Blog
Flourish and Thrive not only shares great jewelry design inspiration, but their blog also features great tips on running a successful jewelry business. The blog is owned by two friends, one a jewelry designer, and the other a brand maven, their posts are perfect for growing your collection and your list of customers.
A self-proclaimed jewelry blog “without the chintz”, The Cut covers the latest in London’s jewelry design inspiration. Their simple post format features glossy images of stunning rings and earrings that are sure to inspire your next collection of baubbles.
If you watch award shows strictly for the jewelry then you need to visit the Gem Obsessed blog for the latest on jewelry trends, celebrity jewels, and interviews with incredibly talented jewelry designers. I am obsessed with the Blossom ring featured in the interview with Chi Huynh of Galatea.
Gem Gossip is an image-based blog that features jewelry trends, period and celebrity jewelry as well as exclusive designer interviews. It is a hub for gemstone and jewelry education. The blog travels around the world hunting for unique finds at jewelry stores, studios and antique shops. You can also connect with Danielle Miele, the blogger, for help with branding your jewelry line or store.
Jewels du Jour
Jewels du Jour posts incredible jewelry design inspiration every day! Just try and resist subscribing to her latest and greatest pieces from around the world.
The Koliero is your best source for jewelry design inspirations straight from the runways. Her photography is like being in the front row of Fashion Week around the world.
The Jewellery Editor
Specializing in jewelry design inspiration for jewelry and watches, The Jewellery Editor has all the greatest European styles before they hit the U.S. They also have a newsletter that features in-depth features with video coverage and interviews of your favorite pieces and jewelry designers. This blog is sure to become a regular read.
iDazzle gives you a behind the scenes view of the jewelry business. Her posts truly run the gammut from the jewelry design inspiration behind the metals and gems, to the stories of jewelry designers, and reporting on trends.
Wendy’s blog is fun, hip, and exames jewelry as an extension of the fashion industry. She is also a great inspiration to follow if you want to see how to successfully use your blog to attract people to your brand and collections.
Street Bauble is your source for jewelry design inspiration and business insights for designers, like her personal experience at artisan fairs. In her own words, “I might tell you about live fairs and markets I attend. I might pontificate on the beauty of buying handmade.”
The Carrotbox is your jewelry design inspiration for all things rings. The posts feature unique ring trends, as well as abstract pieces that take rings to the furthest extent of the imagination.
Did we leave any of your favorites off this list? Share it with us in the comments below!