Tuesday Treasury – Summer White

Rain, sun, rain, sun, rain, sun… It’s been a typical British summer, so I’ve created a couple of treasuries that are perfect summer colours.

‘The Soft Touch Of Summer’ by purplewyvernjewels
The Soft Touch Of Summer
‘White Elegance’ by purplewyvernjewels
White Elegance

Treasury Feature

My Blue Quartz Point Sterling Silver Pendant was featured in this lovely treasury shortly after I listed it on Etsy for sale.

‘The Creative Life 004’ by Tracy Roul from CastAwayCollection
The Creative Life 004
My Black Crystal Bridal Sterling Silver Necklace was featured in this lovely treasury.

‘Lovely Lace’ by oenopia from oenopia
Lovely Lace

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Tuesday Treasury – Wedding Season

June is traditionally part of the wedding season. So this week, I decided to make some treasuries with a wedding theme. Not the typical white wedding, but the more colourful kind.

‘Gothic Wedding’ by purplewyvernjewels
Gothic Wedding
‘Lilac Wedding’ by purplewyvernjewels
Lilac Wedding

Treasury Feature

My Black Crystal Bridal Sterling Silver Necklace was featured in this lovely treasury.

‘This Night’ by oenopia from oenopia
This Night

Tuesday Treasury – April Showers & Features

I’m still busily preparing for my “Pamper Party” event which is this Saturday. I have made quite a few new items, so any that don’t sell on Saturday will be added to my Purple Wyvern Jewels Etsy shop from next week onwards.

The weather definitely is living up to the term “April showers” recently, so this week’s treasury is all related to rain. I have also had items featured in two treasuries that I’ve included.

‘April Showers’ by purplewyvernjewels


Rain Storm Bangle Stack…

$98.00

Spring Rain Photo Photo…

$20.00

Rain drops ring for MEN

$70.00

Cute black grey water r…

$59.00

Here Comes the Sun – ra…

$30.00

Hand Painted Flats – Ho…

$52.00

Vintage Fisher Price To…

$11.00

6 Foot – Rain Showers U…

$6.00

Kids’ Rain Hat – Ma…

$37.00

Tiny little Rain drop r…

$75.00

pillow cover blue teal …

$12.90

Silver Rain or Shine Ne…

$222.00

Raining on my parade – …

$80.00

English Rain. Gold clou…

$29.98

Vintage Jacket Coat Tre…

$65.00

Mini Journal Rain Cloud…

$45.00

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My Black Crystal Necklace in Sterling Silver with Clear Swarovski Crystal was recently featured in the treasury Bold Black! #1.

‘Bold Black! #1’ by RadicalWorks


Felt Pom Pom Bee Clip

$1.75

Black Cabochon Flower E…

$6.00

Black, 80’s Style, …

$19.95

Onyx Faceted Glass Bead…

$16.00

Black onyx earrings, mi…

$0.20

Flapper Pin / Hair Acce…

$25.00

Black Lava Stone Beaded…

$34.00

Black Flower and Feathe…

$18.00

set of fancy black pigt…

$6.00

Black Onyx Stone -Class…

$16.00

Black Cuff Bracelet, Cr…

$35.00

Black Czech Glass Earri…

$13.00

Black Bridal Necklace, …

$37.00

Vintage Lace up Black p…

$58.00

Spring Necklace – Black…

$29.00

KOBRA – Snake Kobra Bla…

$9.00

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My Pink Crystal Necklace in Sterling Silver with Black Diamond Swarovski Crystal was featured in the treasury Morning Blush.

‘Morning Blush’ by Coramantic


Bridal Bolero Shrug Ivo…

$80.00

Pink Beaded Bracelet

$12.00

SPRING BLOSSOM ART – Wh…

$22.00

Fabric Heart Garland Ca…

$10.00

French toile Clutch pou…

$18.00

Pink and White Polka Do…

$5.00

Pink Bridal Necklace, P…

$37.00

Vintage style floral te…

$11.00

Sheep Sleep Mask with b…

$19.00

Horse head pendant in p…

$40.00

PINK COMPASS JEWELRY / …

$20.00

ROSE PETAL Button Baubl…

$8.75

SAVE 25% Spring love mo…

$18.00

Pink sequin flapper hea…

$12.50

Ring with pastry, Antiq…

$12.00

Cloud ring pink gold pl…

$39.00

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Something To Aspire Too

Tundra in Dark Brown Leather and Navajo Fabric

Tundra in Dark Brown Leather and Navajo Fabric by Hoakonhelga

I was reading this article earlier today on the Etsy Blog in their Quit Your Day Job series. The article was about Andi of Hoakonhelga. It really reinforced an idea for me that I’ve been struggling with, being unique.

Whilst in brick and mortar stores or online ones, most bags I see are made from one type of material, but Andi not only recycles materials, but mixes the type of materials she uses in her bag creations. For instance like this “Tundra in Dark Brown Leather and Navajo Fabric” (pictured on the right) is made from a vintage leather jacket and a Navajo blanket. Something that I find quite unique and is obviously a strong selling point for her.

Whilst I made the decision to create jewellery from sterling silver and semi-precious stones, to have the selling point of using higher quality materials compared to costume jewellery that uses silver-plated materials. I still don’t feel I am offering potential buyers something unique. The difficult point for me is to know what buyers like or want, as I’m not getting the sales in that I can look at my stock and say that type of item is selling and that isn’t. Another way I can try to find that type of information is via item views and items that have been favourited.

Top 6 Items Based On Sales & Views

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Dark Amethyst, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Dark Amethyst, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace, Green Agate, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace, Green Agate, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Rose Quartz, Mauve Quartz, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Rose Quartz & Mauve Quartz

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Light Amethyst Nugget, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Light Amethyst Nugget, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Black Agate, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Wire Wrapped, Trefoil Shape

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Black Agate, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Trefoil Shape

Sterling Silver Necklace, Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystal Star Pendant, Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystal, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Necklace, Light Sapphire Swarovski Crystal Star Pendant, Wire Wrapped


Top 6 Items Based On Favourites/Likes

Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace, Green Agate, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Cascade Necklace, Green Agate, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Rose Quartz, Mauve Quartz, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Rose Quartz & Mauve Quartz

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Light Amethyst Nugget, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Light Amethyst Nugget

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Black Agate, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Wire Wrapped, Trefoil Shape

Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Black Agate, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Trefoil Shape

Sterling Silver Necklace, Golden Jade

Sterling Silver Necklace, Golden Jade

Sterling Silver Necklace, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Jade Green Glass, Wire Wrapped

Sterling Silver Necklace, Clear Swarovski Crystal, Jade Green Glass, Wire Wrapped




Even though I currently have a small sample of data to work with, it appears that pendants and semi-precious stones are favoured over necklaces, earrings, bracelets and glass/crystal stones. However, that still doesn’t help me identify what can help make me unique, and allow me to stand out from other sellers. I can foresee that it’s going to take me quite some time to figure out my niche area is, and therefore to find my uniqueness in order to differentiate myself from other sellers making and selling similar items to myself.