This week we have Gemima from @honeydewclub telling us about her jewellery business…
Tell us a bit about the business
I’m Gemima and I make minimal gemstone jewellery.
It’s really important to me to only use ethically sourced materials, such as responsibly mined gemstones and recycled silver.
I’m really interested in sustainability and how to be more eco-friendly, so the packaging I use is recycled too. I love working with really tiny gemstones, doing intricate wirework and figuring out how to make something a bit different, like spinning gemstone necklaces.
Have you got any advice for other indie businesses?
Keep going. It’s the reminder I need when things aren’t going to plan (especially this year!).
There’ll be times when you want to quit, when it feels like all your hard work, time and energy have been for nothing, and that’s completely normal.
I really believe that the only way you can fail is to give up. So long as you still love what you’re creating, that it brings you joy, then that’s what counts.