80 Percent of U.S. Populace Now Selling Handmade Jewelry

WASHINGTON, DC—According to a Department Of Labor report released Monday, four out of five Americans derive at least a portion of their income from the sale of handmade jewelry. "In the past 10 years, the number of Americans selling or attempting to sell jewelry of their own creation has risen tenfold," Labor Department spokesman Gary Hardwick told reporters...-The Onion(http://www.theonion.com/content/node/31542)

-Ha ha. Even though this article is satirical, it sure seems like everyone is making and selling handmade jewelry these days. It's such an intense and competitive market.

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Estela said...
September 1, 2008 at 5:57 PM

haha sure seems like it, doesn't it!

La Alicia said...
September 1, 2008 at 6:46 PM

it's a very competitive area. thanks for sharing the article.

blackfeatherfarm said...
September 1, 2008 at 10:43 PM

I'm right in that jewelry making, competitive market too ! Great blog !!!

Emmy Lou said...
September 2, 2008 at 11:25 AM

when I first read it I thought it was for real - then I was thought, that is impossible, and THEN I noticed it was from the onion - time for another cup of coffee! :)

kim* said...
September 4, 2008 at 4:43 AM

i dont really buy jewelry ever.

TheresaJ said...
September 27, 2008 at 12:20 PM

LOL -- that's great! Thanks for the giggles! :)

my blog said...
October 5, 2008 at 3:37 AM

well 80% ? lot of folks