Jewellery to stim by … just added to Maz’s Marketplace

Procrastination? Indecision? Doubt?

Like a lot of people, I doubt myself. Doubt that what I’ve done was right; doubt what I’m doing or planning to do. That might come as a surprise to those who know me. I always appear to know what I’m doing, where I’m going. The practical one. The one who gets stuff done.

I make jewellery: designing, sourcing, creating. Unique pieces. I also make individually styled bags. What I can’t do is market, which means I don’t sell. I do try but I quickly run out of steam. And that’s mostly because I doubt.

I read tips galore, strategies, case studies. They mostly come down to using social media to ‘get your products out there’. So, I’m forcing myself to keep at it and to launch my goods here.

I’ve also added some of my creations to Pinterest. I can only wait now while I work on more pieces. Keeping my hands busy helps to keep my mind still.

Turquoise & purple tassel pendant on Liberty print ribbon
Two shades of grey pompoms hang from
deep blue leather bracelet
Fun, lion print canvas satchel

I do hope you’ll have a look. Not necessarily to buy, but feedback would be so helpful. It’s been suggested that I ‘road-test’ my goods, and the market – but this is not physically possible. Which is why I would so appreciate a word or two from my readers. I thank you.

Thank you for reading.

Published by Marilyn

Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder after fifty years in the mental health system I decided to share my experiences and consider the impact my health has had on my well-being. Being creative is the mainstay of my life and it's how I express my deepest emotions. Photography, writing, and design challenge me and help keep me rooted in the present.

2 thoughts on “Jewellery to stim by … just added to Maz’s Marketplace

  1. Oh wow, how long have you been making things for? I’ve just taken a look at your Folksy shop (hadn’t even come across that site before so I’ve learned something new) and just wanted to say I really like your selection! Your creations are very novel and eye-catching, and I think you put adequate detail of the item specifics, along with photos, on the product description pages; that’s something that I always look for, so I know how big something is, what it’s made from, etc. So you don’t have any social media pages, like Twitter/FB? I’ve just shared it to Twitter, I hope that’s okay
    Caz xx

    1. Thank you so much for your comments on what I do. Made my day a whole lot better. I’ve an FB page, ASD and Beyond, that links to my WP blog and a page on Pinterest that I’m just beginning to share to. I’m on Twitter too and that also links to WP blog. I don’t really have social media pages that link to my Folksy shop. I feel as if I’m fumbling in the dark on that one. So I really appreciate your sharing.
      I love your site and I would like to follow it but all I could find was ‘subscribe’. Is that the same?
      Look forward to reading more from you. And thank you.

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