News From The Shop — work

2020 was a doozy!

Posted by Lora Lee Yelverton on

2020 required a lot of people to spend more time at home. Some got creative and learned new things. Some took their health up a notch and really kicked butt working out and eating healthy. Some had more time to spend with family. Some learned new recipes and cooked for shut ins.

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How I Left Etsy Behind and Built My Customer Base.

Posted by Lora Lee Yelverton on

I just wanted to share how moving from Etsy helped me. Don't be afraid of change. It is sometimes the start of an amazing adventure. I left Etsy in 2013 due to them closing my shop down with no warning and wanting me to give detailed descriptions and photos on a ring I had made. Now it took me years to learn the skills I needed to make that ring and it was original. I had never seen anything like it anywhere. I refused to share that information with them. There were already stories being shared about artists' work being copied overseas and even in the USA and I didn't want to show anyone else how I made that specific item. So I closed my Etsy shop and walked away. Created my own website.

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The Inspiration Behind My Tree Designs

Posted by Lora Lee Yelverton on

I planted my feet here in Louisiana and have created my business and this passion for metalwork because of that simple coin ring he gifted me. Those trees, unfortunately, were lost during a storm this past year but the love story continues. This is the love that I hope to share through my creations. My tree designs were created with that love in my heart, my hands, and my spirit. From my hands to yours, I cherish each piece I send out into the world.

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