Below are links to a series of articles written by Australian jewellery designer Simone Walsh, along with websites and organisations we know and like - and more.
Key jewelry & design articles
These are some of the major articles written by Australian jewelry designer Simone Walsh on the subjects of jewelry (or 'jewellery' as we spell it in Australia), design, business skills and more.
Note that many of these links are to our Australian website. Return to the US website if you are looking to shop in the USA.
15 jewelry style tips you need to know
Simone gives us 15 nifty fashion tips and tricks for styling jewelry like a pro - but without losing yourself and your personality in the process.
What it means to truly support indie designers
Musings about cheapness and handmade jwelry and other products created by designers in Australia and elsewhere. And how you can go about supporting the designers whose work you love.
Caring for precious metal jewelry
An in depth article all about how to care for and clean your jewelry, especially precious metal jewelry and gemstones.
10 great tips to help you care for and clean your jewelry
Jewelry designer Simone Walsh give us the lowdown on 10 tips to help you understand how to care for and clean your precious jewelry. Includes her magical low tech Yeah, science! jewelry cleaning method.
My jewelry making history - part 1
To celebrate 20 years of designing and making jewerly, our founder and creative director, Simone Walsh, tells all about her history of creating jewelry and her business.
My jewelry making history - part 2
Part 2 of Simone's jewelry making history article.
Gift giving for the style challenged
A very handy article to help the style challenged or generally confused to work out the perfect gift for the women in their lives.
Quick and easy Christmas pudding recipe
This recipe for Christmas plum pudding has been in Simone's family for generations. Best of all it's a very quick and easy recipe to make, plus it's very delicious.
All about Christmas puddings and Christmas pudding coins
Learn all about the history, traditions and facts concerning delicious Christmas puddings - and the silver Christmas coins that go into them.
Professional pricing for craft and design - part 1
A very in depth article with step-by-step instructions to price jewelry, crafts and design the professional way. This is a must read article for those who are starting out in the field of jewelry design, crafting and other creative fields - and even for those more experienced in these areas.
Professional pricing for craft and design - part 2
Part 2 of our in depth article about professional pricing jewelry, craft and design.
5 days to stay ahead of the game in life and business
Article by Simone Walsh featuring her top 5 business tips for women.
PS. Here's our Newsroom on Newsmaker.
Jewelry & metal
Almost certainly the best jewelry making resource on the web.
A great resource for anyone interested in contemporary jewelry and metal.
Craft, art and design
National Association for the Visual Arts - Simone is a proud member.
Australian Centre for Craft and Design.
Leading South Australian organisation supporting South Australian creative practitioners
Design & handmade sites