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Cecile Raley Designs — custom orders

Cecile Raley Designs: Behind the Scenes

Posted by Yvonne Raley on

Perhaps some of you are wondering how it works. How things get done so fast - sometimes, and then painstakingly slow other times. How things get made, who makes them. Or what you need to run a business like mine. So here goes.

In my home office, there's just me and 2-3 days a week, my very cool friend Debbie. Two days a week we're out, making "runs" in New York. 

I work 7 days a week but not all day...

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How to Price Custom Earring Projects: Collections & Price Lists

Posted by Yvonne Raley on

I have been working on this all month and I am still not done, but given the insane number of custom orders I get, it is high time that I release some price lists.  As many of you know, quotes can take time.  Here are some reasons.
1. Metal weights differ. E.g. 14 K gold is 1.3 times as heavy as silver. So even if I have a casting of an item, if it is not the metal the customer wants I have to look...

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