Milwaukee, WI, May 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Milwaukee-based Strands Jewelry, known for its upscale handmade beaded jewelry, has been accepted into The Artisan Group, a premiere entertainment marketing organization on a mission to introduce Hollywood to the best of the handcrafted movement.
Participation in The Artisan Group is by invitation only. The result is an exclusive, close-knit community of talented artisans who exhibit excellence of product (appropriate size-wise for gifting), great product photography, impressive branding and online presence on social media, and an established online sales record.
Strands Jewelry will be one of only a few artists from Wisconsin who are members of this group.
“I’m excited about having been chosen for membership in the group," says Anita Nagurka, the owner of Strands Jewelry. “It’s obvious from the range of work exhibited by other members of the group that only the artists with the best quality and most innovative and original designs are chosen.”
According to The Artisan Group’s founder, Valerie Propst Guerrero, only 30% of applicants to The Artisan Group are accepted.
About Strands Jewelry
Strands is a small jewelry design company specializing in handcrafted, beaded jewelry. Strands owner and designer, Anita Nagurka, has been creating beaded jewelry for over 20 years. A self-taught artist, she uses semi-precious stones, crystal, leather and other materials to create her attractive, often color-drenched designs. The company’s high level of customer service and lifetime guaranty has won praise from customers and repeat business.
Strands Jewelry has been seen in the Milwaukee Art Museum store, the Milwaukee Public Museum gift shop, upscale optical stores in the United States, and points as far away as Europe, Australia and South America.
About The Artisan Group
The Artisan Group® (http://www.theartisangroup.org) is an elite art promotions group representing talented small business artisans at the best celebrity gift lounges. The organization provides a collective sampling of handcrafted products to celebrities and members of the press at top luxury gift lounges such as those leading up to The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, The MTV Movie Awards and The Primetime Emmys. The Artisan Group also coordinates product placement of its member's handcrafted products on such hit television shows as "The Voice," "The Vampire Diaries," "Parenthood," and "Scandal," among others. Membership in The Artisan Group is juried and by invitation only.
The Artisan Group is in no way associated with MTV, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association or The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
For more information about Strands, visit www.strandsjewelry.com, strandsjewelryshop.etsy.com, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Anita Nagurka at (414) 228-8283.