Press Democrat 6/1/2020
For Gloria Rubio-Verduzco, a jewelry maker from Santa Rosa, spring is supposed to mark the start of her busiest season as a working artist. It’s when she can count on selling her wares at the many craft fairs and festivals that normally pop up in the Bay Area through the summer.
But now that the coronavirus pandemic has wiped out those events, Rubio-Verduzco, like many artists in Sonoma County, is scrambling to pay bills and help support her family.... READ MORE
La Prensa 2019
Jewelry making runs in Gloria Rubio’s blood. As a child, she watched family members create intricate beaded jewelry and fell in love with the art. She now feels like this passion is her calling. “As an adult, I found out that my aunt Gloria also makes jewelry, using the same beads I do,” she said. “Seeing that, I felt like it was my destiny.” READ MORE
Friday Feature by SF Etsy 7/24/18
I was first introduced to MorninGloria's beaded flower jewelry when we were both vendors at a craft fair in SF. I was immediately struck by all of the color in her display - vibrant blues, rich reds, warm amber - just a gorgeous array of hues that catch the eye....
by Gloria Rubio - SF Etsy 2/28/2018
There comes a time in a maker’s life where you begin to contemplate whether to sell your work in a public setting. Whether at craft shows, farmers markets, street fairs, or festivals… it takes a lot of thought, preparation, and investment to participate in these arenas, but the value that you can receive is often worth the effort. Here are 7 benefits of selling at craft fairs. Read more...