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Featured - My Story
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California Designer Lisa Ramos Selling MONOLISA Pieces
Bags From MONOLISA Handbag Collection Made in California
All About Gemstones
Festivals & Art | Shop Local
Handmade Fashion
Gemstones

 

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 MONOLISA business in her fifties, favorite resources, tools and teaching moments.

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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 will be taking 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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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, 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 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 the durability of specific gemstone types.

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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. This 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