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STARTING A BUSINESS - LESSONS ALONG THE WAY 

Starting a Business - Lesson Along The Way Blog - Designer Lisa Ramos discusses starting a solo owned business and the incredible journey she has experienced. Lisa walks readers through the many experiences and emotions along the way. Lisa shares how she started her business in her fifties, favorite resources, tools and teaching moments.

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Reflection - Celebrating Four Years in Business  November 1, 2021
Lessons I learned Selling at Outdoor Festivals
 
Lessons I Learned Making Jewelry - Great Teachers & Resources Starting a Business at 50  

BEING A DESIGNER

The Being a Designer Blog is written by San Francisco Bay Area Handbag and Jewelry Designer, Lisa Ramos. She takes readers through some parts of her business experiences and talk about fashion, hopefully with a bit of humor, interest, honesty, inspiration and to the point. 

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The Evolution of Design - Part 2 - November 17, 2021
The Evolution of Design - Part 1
  October 15, 2021
A Day in the Life of Making Product Videos - Funny Bloopers
 
Step into My Studio - Where the Creations Happen A Day In the Life of an Entrepreneur - Part 3 A Day In the Life of an Entrepreneur - Part 2 A Day In the Life of an Entrepreneur - Part 1  

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS & ART SHOWS

The California Festivals & Art Shows Blog - Support local businesses, find unique gifts, explore fine art or sip some wine here at these fun upcoming California events. The event types include art and wine, fine art shows, festivals, sip & shop, holiday shopping events and local markets. New events are added on a bi-monthly basis. The blog also explores hidden talented artists and businesses from California.

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California Art & Wine, Fine Art Shows and Holiday Boutiques in 2022 - December 1, 2021
Gift Ideas from California Artists and Women Owned Businesses October 26, 2021
California Art & Wine Festivals, Fine Art Shows and Holiday Shopping Events in 2021 
Talented Artists & Makers In California  

ALL ABOUT GEMSTONES

The All About Gemstones Blog takes readers through interesting facts about the world of gemstones. Explore precious and semi-precious stones various jewelers use in their designs and types of gemstones. It also includes gemstone cuts styles and gemstone durability.

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How to Care for Pearl Jewelry - 14 Tips January 8, 2022 
Tell Me About Opals 
The History Behind a Topaz Gemstone 25 Facts About Gemstones What are the Birthstone Colors and Meanings? Quick Guide to Gemstone Cutting Styles  

HANDMADE FASHION

The Handmade Fashion Blog talks all about jewelry and handbags. When shopping women's fashion there are lots of styles to choose from. Finding quality bags and jewelry can be a challenge. The blog explores some uniquely designed handbags and jewelry designs which are all handmade in California. The blog also discusses how to care for handmade leather bags and beautiful jewelry pieces. 

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How to Care for My Leather Bag What is Argentium® Silver? What are Earring Jackets? Lightweight Handbags for Work and Travel