Vintage Ads: Make Your Own Jewellery

When perusing through old women’s magazines, you will often come across ads like these, promising the tools you need to make money at home by creating your own jewellery. This one is from McCalls. In the Patti Smith book Just Kids, she mentions that Robert Mapplethorpe used to help his mother out with such projects. I wish I could make money at home making jewellery. November will be the month that I open up an etsy shop. I swear it!