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TRAVELING JEWELER: Using My Funds To Travel The Country

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Joshua, a traveling jeweler, spends his typical day traveling to different locations, setting up shop to sell his wares, and creating the jewelry by wrapping stones with wires. Joshua has created and sold many different art forms including paintings, t-shirts, and other hand-made work. He uses the money he makes from these ventures to fund his travels, which he has been doing for the past 9 years.

Job Title: Traveling Jeweler
Employer: Self-Employed

Job Summary: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job Description

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers design, manufacture, and sell jewelry. They also adjust, repair, and appraise gems and jewelry.

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Long-term on-the-job training

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$20,000 - $60,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
-10 to 0 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Part-time, Varies Widely, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Remote, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Artistic, Creativity, Detail oriented, Likes working with hands, People skills, Hand-eye coordination

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Recommended majors
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Fine Arts
Metal Working
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<span m='13940'>wrapping</span> <span m='14260'>stones</span> <span m='14620'>with</span> <span m='14940'>individual</span> <span m='15450'>wires.</span> <span m='16440'>I</span> <span m='16550'>take</span> <span m='16760'>and</span> <span m='16850'>I</span> <span m='16900'>make</span> <span m='17110'>intricate</span> <span m='17490'>jewelry</span> <span m='17850'>with</span> <span m='18020'>stones</span> <span m='18440'>and</span> <span m='18560'>gems,</span> <span m='19350'>and</span> <span m='19750'>I</span> <span m='20290'>display</span> <span m='20710'>them.</span> <span m='21470'>And</span> <span m='21740'>there</span> <span m='21910'>are</span> <span m='21950'>different</span> <span m='22250'>interests</span> <span m='22840'>for</span> <span m='23130'>my</span> <span m='23250'>clientele.</span> <span m='23940'>One</span> <span m='24280'>could</span> <span m='24420'>be</span> <span m='24570'>a</span> <span m='24620'>vanity</span> <span m='25330'>of</span> <span m='25520'>wearing</span> <span m='25850'>it</span> <span m='25980'>to</span> <span m='26260'>have</span> <span m='26640'>a</span> <span m='26980'>specific</span> <span m='27510'>look.</span> <span m='28230'>One</span> <span m='28460'>would</span> <span m='28570'>be</span> <span m='28800'>to</span> <span m='28960'>help</span> <span m='29210'>out</span> <span m='29380'>an</span> <span m='29470'>individual,</span> <span m='30590'>one</span> <span m='30830'>who</span> <span m='30950'>is</span> <span m='31100'>just</span> <span m='31700'>inspired</span> <span m='32619'>by</span> <span m='33100'>an</span> <span m='33200'>individual</span> <span m='33610'>going</span> <span m='33890'>around</span> <span m='34200'>and</span> <span m='34340'>taking</span> <span m='34570'>control</span> <span m='34910'>of</span> <span m='34990'>their</span> <span m='35110'>life,</span> <span m='35350'>and</span> <span m='35440'>traveling</span> <span m='35930'>and</span> <span m='36040'>seeing</span> <span m='36280'>the</span> <span m='36340'>world.</span> <span m='37080'>So,</span> <span m='37100'>they</span> <span m='37170'>want</span> <span m='37370'>help</span> <span m='37500'>support</span> <span m='37900'>that</span> <span m='38510'>in</span> <span m='38680'>a</span> <span m='38730'>way</span> <span m='38970'>that</span> <span m='39170'>they</span> <span m='39950'>benefit</span> <span m='40380'>by</span> <span m='40530'>getting</span> <span m='40810'>a</span> <span m='40860'>nice</span> <span m='41100'>piece</span> <span m='41310'>of</span> <span m='41370'>jewelry,</span> <span m='41820'>and</span> <span m='41990'>I</span> <span m='42060'>benefit</span> <span m='42500'>by</span> <span m='42630'>having</span> <span m='42910'>funds</span> <span m='43260'>for</span> <span m='43270'>which</span> <span m='43430'>to</span> <span m='43480'>travel.</span> </p><p><span m='44430'>You</span> <span m='44570'>have</span> <span m='44690'>individuals</span> <span m='45240'>who</span> <span m='45970'>are</span> <span m='46580'>spiritually</span> <span m='48110'>seeking</span> <span m='49000'>metaphysical</span> <span m='49510'>properties</span> <span m='49900'>of</span> <span m='49990'>certain</span> <span m='50260'>stones,</span> <span m='51440'>certain</span> <span m='51770'>crystals,</span> <span m='52100'>certain</span> <span m='52390'>gems.</span> <span m='53180'>So,</span> <span m='53540'>that's</span> <span m='53770'>most</span> <span m='54030'>of my</span> <span m='54130'>clientele,</span> <span m='54640'>is</span> <span m='55020'>individuals</span> <span m='55500'>who</span> <span m='55680'>have</span> <span m='55850'>metaphysical</span> <span m='57480'>wants</span> <span m='58140'>and</span> <span m='58250'>desires</span> <span m='58700'>that</span> <span m='58830'>they</span> <span m='59090'>are trying</span> <span m='59350'>to</span> <span m='59740'>fulfill.</span> </p><p><span m='59960'>I've</span> <span m='60470'>been</span> <span m='60610'>traveling</span> <span m='60980'>for</span> <span m='61090'>about</span> <span m='61290'>nine</span> <span m='61570'>years</span> <span m='61820'>now,</span> <span m='61940'>hitchhiking</span> <span m='62350'>around</span> <span m='62470'>the</span> <span m='62530'>country.</span> <span m='64379'>This</span> <span m='64680'>particular</span> <span m='65140'>line</span> <span m='65319'>of</span> <span m='65379'>work</span> <span m='65580'>is</span> <span m='65690'>actually</span> <span m='66060'>new</span> <span m='66220'>to</span> <span m='66280'>me.</span> <span m='66400'>I</span> <span m='66780'>love</span> <span m='67030'>all</span> <span m='67250'>arts</span> <span m='67530'>of</span> <span m='67620'>all</span> <span m='67740'>different</span> <span m='67950'>kinds.</span> <span m='69730'>This</span> <span m='69920'>is</span> <span m='70030'>only</span> <span m='70240'>one</span> <span m='70630'>art</span> <span m='70840'>form</span> <span m='71060'>that</span> <span m='71180'>I</span> <span m='71280'>have</span> <span m='71910'>performed</span> <span m='72480'>with</span> <span m='72890'>in</span> <span m='73540'>ways</span> <span m='73820'>to</span> <span m='73940'>be</span> <span m='74020'>able</span> <span m='74160'>to</span> <span m='74280'>travel,</span> <span m='74630'>and</span> <span m='74790'>get</span> <span m='74910'>around,</span> <span m='75240'>and to have</span> <span m='75360'>funds.</span> <span m='76440'>I've</span> <span m='76660'>also</span> <span m='76860'>done</span> <span m='77060'>visual</span> <span m='77430'>art</span> <span m='77630'>paintings.</span> <span m='79090'>I</span> <span m='79250'>do</span> <span m='79400'>a</span> <span m='79450'>lot</span> <span m='79600'>of</span> <span m='79650'>sewing,</span> <span m='80380'>t-shirts,</span> <span m='81180'>hand-made</span> <span m='82150'>all</span> <span m='82340'>different</span> <span m='82760'>sorts</span> <span m='83000'>of</span> <span m='83400'>stuff,</span> <span m='84350'>macrame,</span> <span m='84670'>hemp</span> <span m='84990'>work</span> <span m='85230'>necklaces,</span> <span m='86550'>guitar,</span> <span m='87600'>everything,</span> <span m='87990'>even</span> <span m='88280'>balloon</span> <span m='88660'>animal</span> <span m='88920'>making,</span> <span m='89310'>and</span> <span m='89560'>everything</span> <span m='89900'>between.</span> <span m='90410'>This</span> <span m='90580'>just</span> <span m='90790'>happens</span> <span m='91080'>to</span> <span m='91160'>be</span> <span m='91920'>one</span> <span m='92240'>particular</span> <span m='92820'>interest</span> <span m='93270'>of</span> <span m='93350'>mine.</span> </p><p><span m='93810'>I've</span> <span m='94020'>learned</span> <span m='94270'>a</span> <span m='94310'>lot</span> <span m='94540'>through</span> <span m='94680'>individuals</span> <span m='95380'>who</span> <span m='95490'>have</span> <span m='95600'>come</span> <span m='95800'>up</span> <span m='95920'>to</span> <span m='96050'>me</span> <span m='96320'>asking</span> <span m='96800'>and</span> <span m='96890'>seeking</span> <span m='97190'>specific</span> <span m='97720'>stones.</span> <span m='99250'>And</span> <span m='99410'>so,</span> <span m='99530'>I've</span> <span m='99650'>learned</span> <span m='99870'>a</span> <span m='99920'>lot</span> <span m='100090'>of</span> <span m='100440'>metaphysical</span> <span m='101080'>properties</span> <span m='101650'>of</span> <span m='102000'>said</span> <span m='102300'>stones</span> <span m='102600'>that</span> <span m='102660'>they're</span> <span m='102810'>looking</span> <span m='103010'>for,</span> <span m='103230'>things</span> <span m='103490'>that I</span> <span m='103600'>did</span> <span m='103810'>not</span> <span m='104080'>know</span> <span m='104230'>before.</span> <span m='108000'>I've</span> <span m='108140'>learned</span> <span m='108440'>a</span> <span m='108520'>lot</span> <span m='109210'>of</span> <span m='109860'>meditation</span> <span m='110500'>practices</span> <span m='111170'>through</span> <span m='111936'>jewelry</span> <span m='112320'>making.</span> <span m='112670'>I</span> <span m='112740'>use</span> <span m='112970'>it</span> <span m='113030'>as</span> <span m='113190'>a</span> <span m='113250'>form</span> <span m='113510'>of</span> <span m='113580'>meditation,</span> <span m='114180'>not</span> <span m='114410'>necessarily</span> <span m='114900'>as</span> <span m='115200'>a</span> <span m='115270'>career</span> <span m='115650'>or</span> <span m='115850'>as</span> <span m='116100'>a</span> <span m='116210'>job,</span> <span m='117030'>but</span> <span m='117230'>it's</span> <span m='117490'>a</span> <span m='117540'>byproduct</span> <span m='117885'>is</span> <span m='118230'>that</span> <span m='118400'>I</span> <span m='118520'>find</span> <span m='118950'>funds</span> <span m='119270'>within</span> <span m='119550'>it.</span> <span m='120360'>I've</span> <span 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