Island Gypsy brand produces one-off island/indie inspired jewellery pieces, using
positive energy crystals like aventurine and sunstone which helps promotes “happiness,
positivity and good health”.
love jewellery and bringing my ideas to reality,” says Arthur.
saw a gap in the market and wanted to offer something different at a reasonable
started her venture in late 2019 and it was “going great” until Covid hit. Due
to the border closures, no shipping or planes were coming into the country, so
she was unable to purchase supplies.
momentum paused, and she fell pregnant, so she parked Island Gypsy for a
the borders re-opened Arthur seized the opportunity to rekindle her Island
Gypsy jewellery looking to differentiate her style and selections and look at
also registered for the Women in Business free online business programme when
she saw businesswoman and course facilitator Ana File-Heather’s Instagram page.
course is designed to assist women in business by providing opportunities and
the knowledge to understand all the different concepts that go into having a
has always been an inspiration for me and a supporter of my venture so
naturally I was intrigued about the course she was promoting,” said Arthur.
getting insights about the course, it was exactly what I needed to structure
the new ideas I wanted to explore, while enhancing my business knowledge as a
course was an eye-opener, something I should have taken prior to diving into
the deep end.”
the course helped Arthur to narrow in on her business goals, map everything out
in a business plan and understand how her sales and revenue goals fitted into
an expense budget, while learning how to manage a business efficiently.
was definitely worthwhile and I got to meet other women entrepreneurs on the
same hustle train as myself, which helped motivate me to complete it.
would definitely recommend this course, to any aspiring entrepreneur,” said
Arthur through her Instagram page if you would like to place an order for Island