This has been my ongoing project for, oh, 2+ years - to actually list some things to sell in my Etsy online shop. Looks like I may be a little late to take advantage of Valentine's Day gift shopping (oops! second year in a row!), but hearts aren't only for V-day?!
Today I worked on mastering the art of the adjustable knotted cord necklace. That's what I've decided upon for for turning my pendants into necklaces to sell. I think I worked out a length that adjusts from choker length (16"-ish) to approximately 32". I'm using a faux-leather cord -
I found the most helpful tutorial with excellent photographs of the steps here - http://www.ejrbeads.co.uk/adjustable%20page%201.htm
I read somewhere that the best lighting for taking photos of your items is daylight on a bright, cloudy day. Here are a few photos taken in the sun the other day -
I like the shadows myself. I'll experiment with more photos on the next "bright, cloudy day"....