Kathleen Clancy

Kathleen Clancy

Jewelry maker


My advice is to never give up on doing what you love, do it and work hard to get it out there because there will always be someone willing to support what you do.

Education

High School
Penn Foster

Career

Jewelry maker

I own a jewelry shop with my mom.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Art
Business
Being Creative

Day to Day

My mom and I will find bits and pieces online on eBay, Etsy or oriental trading or we will find them at different craft stores. We sit down and brainstorm or look at suggestions others have given us and then we start crafting.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

We got most of our skills from reading articles or watching videos on YouTube. My mom learned how to make buttons from another YouTuber and I learned how to make my glass pendants from another crafter.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

I always go back to this but I highly suggest Youtube. I found a whole bunch of people in the same field and I watched their videos of them talking about what they do and it really helped me decide this is what I wanted to do.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"No one will buy the stuff you make when they can just make it at home."

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues