MJennings Designs is not just another jewelry business because this hand crafted beaded jewelry is a business that Melissa Jennings, a work-at-home mom, runs inbetween taking care of her own family. Her jewelry is personalized for each person. Including jewelry that features your name or the names of people you love.
What inspired you to open your business, MJennings Designs, LLC?
I began beading as a hobby. My mother is who got me interested in beading when we took our first class together. She encouraged me to start my business because I really enjoyed beading and had decided to become a stay at home mom.
What different types of jewelry do you make? What are the most common styles you receive requests for?
I make personalized name bracelets and keychains as well as Beaded Earrings, Key Chains, Book Marks, Cell Phone Charms, Watches, Necklaces, Bracelets, Lanyards, and Rosaries. I also make wedding and prom jewelry, offer repair and add a strand services and offer in home beading workshops and parties.
The most most common styles I get requests for are personalized name bracelets and keychains as well as custom designed theme charm bracelets.
How long did you make jewelry before you decided to start selling it?
1 1/2 years