Welcome to Bernadine’s Creations, based in Leverstock Green in Hertfordshire.
My business came about as I had made so much jewellery, my friends and family were getting fed up with jewellery for presents and I needed to reduce some of it.
I started by putting some on display in our annual art and craft show and some sold.
From there I started taking tables at craft fairs / school fairs, basically anywhere at first before progressing to being selective about the events I attended and opening my online shops.
I took the plunge and started my business full time when I left work at the end of March 2014. This has led to me also teaching jewellery making for local companies.