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Are you an experienced bead weaver and want to make a little extra money on the side? You might be perfect person to join our team!

Accepting Applications 


Michelle Leonardo Design is not immediately hiring, but is accepting applications for when we need to add new Production Artists. Please apply if interested.

Freelance Jewelry Production Artists


We are currently looking for talented production artists to produce pieces from Michelle Leonardo Design's jewelry collection. The ideal candidate is a very skilled and advanced bead weaver who has at least 30 hours a week or more to work on the jewelry. The position is flexible and allows you create your own hours, and create the beadwork from the comfort of your own home or workspace.


Michelle Leonardo Design will mail you materials and patterns for the designs directly to you. The Production Artist will get paid when well crafted finished pieces are received back through the mail.

Applicant should meet these all these requirements: 

  • A skilled and advanced bead weaver who can work their own and get projects done quickly and efficiently.

  • Be completely comfortable working from a printed pattern

  • Be a perfectionist with their beading skills, with pristine craftsmanship

  • Be able to control their tension and adjust as necessary

  • Be able to work exclusively with FireLine beading thread

  • Does not mind creating multiples of the same project again and again.

  • Be able to communicate via email, text message and occasional video chat through FaceTime or Skype

  • Know the following stitches:
    – Peyote
    – Right Angle Weave
    – CRAW
    – Herringbone
    – Brick Stitch
    – Netting

  • Already own a beading kit with basic supplies like:
    – Bead mat
    – Thread burner
    – Sharp Scissors
    – Measuring tape
    ​– Task Light
    – Etc.

  • Provide pictures of past work they have created from printed patterns

  • Live in and be legally able to work in the United States

Ideal applicant could be any combination of the examples below:

  • A person with a full time job who enjoys beading during their free time

  • An avid beader who enjoys beading while watching tv and is interested in earning extra income

  • A retiree who would like to bead without having to buy expensive beads themselves, and who would like to earn extra income at the same time

  • A mom who wants to bead while her kids are at school or in activities

  • A person who is passionate about bead weaving!

To Apply

To find out more about the available position and to apply please fill out and submit the online application. If you have the skills we are looking for, we will reach out and request photos of beadwork you've created from print patterns. We may not always get back to you right away so please be patient. Thank you for your interest!

Princess Drop Pendant, Diamond Silver
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