If your plans for 2016 include setting up a jewellery business or building up the one you currently run then consider putting these books on your christmas list.
From passion to profit - start your business in six weeks or less by Claire Hughes
Do you have a passion for jewellery making and now have more jewellery than you’re ever going to wear?! Then this practical and inspiring book could help you take your passion and turn it into a viable business
Setting up a successful jewellery business by Angie Boothroyd
This book, written by a successful jewellery business owner based in London, discusses all aspects of setting up your business
How to sell to retailers: the secrets of getting your product to market by Clare Rayner
Are you ready to sell your jewellery to retail outlets? Do you feel baffled about where to start? In this book the author shares insights into improving your wholesale business and getting products to retailers
The crafter’s guide to taking great photos by Heidi Adnum
When you are selling online or developing a website the quality of your product photos is crucial. This book is full of practical advice as well as great eye candy to help you develop your skills.
Coming up roses - the story of growing a business by Cath Kidston and Sue Chidler
Although not a jewellery business book, this is an inspirational book about the building of a creative British brand. It includes some practical advice as well as this history of the Cath Kidston empire.
Do you have any favourite business books? Whether jewellery related or not, I would love to hear your recommendations in the comments below
This post was originally written by me for the London Jewellery School blog