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Jewelry Packaging Tips Part 2

By Haley Mindes on November 30, 2016

The New York Institute of Art and Design offers an online jewelry design course and because we do, we like to provide free tips for aspiring designers. Enjoy!

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The importance of making an effort to creatively package your work shows your customer you are putting thought into every aspect of your work.

These are inexpensive ideas that will not only enhance your image to your customer but also good for recycling:

Art Jewelry Elements packaging

Wrapping colored tissue paper up and sealing it with a custom sticker is not only an easy way to have great looking gift packaging but you can size your wrapping to suit your needs so you will not have to purchase different size boxes or bags.


Cutting out magazine pages to fold into envelopes is not only a money saver but has a great recycled look. Depending on the images used it also adds some edge to your packaging. Here is a tutorial on how to make an envelope.

BPackaging by Moondrops
BPackaging by Visit Jess Janz

Love the look of tying up a folded paper bag, or tissue paper, with a business card. It has a non-fussy feel and great looking effect. Taking it a step further and adding a pouch will enhance it, but only if it does not cover up already great looking packaging.

Packaging by Asil Designs
Packaging by Kimberly Layton

If you know how to sew, and you have the time, well then...lucky you! Think of all the little pieces of fabric you can sew together to create envelopes and pouches that are unique to you.

Want to learn more? The New York Institute of Art and Design offers an online jewelry design course that can teach you how to create and sell your own unique line of jewelry. Request your free course catalog today!