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You should write a shop announcement explaining what you sell. Google will pick up on your key words. I would change your avatar to a close up of one of your items so people in the forums can see what you sell.
Your shipping seems a little high, particularly the "with another item".
You use "we" in your policies. Is it just you or someone else that helps? All members of your shop need to be disclosed.
Jewelry is very saturated so you will need a lot more items. Your pictures look pretty good. Do you have access to a model or mannequin?
Your pictures are great! Your items are very nice.
Aside from new listings which you obviously know already, you need to work on your tags. Tags are what people will search into the search bar. You need to revise yours as they are very very crucial. Also you need to add all the materials you used. Try to think of what you would search, if you wanted to come across items like your own. Expand on your item titles and item descriptions. I literally pulled whatever I could out of my head when doing my listings. Check mine out so you get an idea of what I'm talking about:
Also, elaborate on the 'shipping' section in your policies. Mention how long it will take for customers to receive their items.
As for prices, I would raise the price of the earrings you have. Not by much, maybe $10. You should ship to places other than USA. You don't want to be limited. Your shipping prices are okay, but I feel customers (and being a frequent buyer myself) I get attracted to low shipping prices - so many put the shipping price a bit lower and add it to your item prices if you must.
Fill out your "about" profile.
Other than that, looks good! Best of luck if you have any other questions in regards to networking or anything, feel free to ask.
You don't have a shop announcement, which was already pointed out. DO NOT say- Welcome to my shop, or something similar to that because NOBODY will ever do a search for those words when they are searching on one of the search engines for products that are similar to yours.
This product title needs impoving- Pink and Blue Zebra Print torch fired Pendant
The product title that you have so far is GOOD, it just needs a little bit more information. Do not exceed 70 characters in your product titles.
To improve your product title describe it some more. Is it triangular shaped, round, rectangular or square?
What type of material did you use to make this pendant?
If you are selling to people outside of the United States you should have your dimensions in cm as well as in inches.
How thick is 18 guage copper?
Here is a product title that I would recommend-
Enamel Coated Pink and Blue Zebra Print torch fired Copper Pendant
I did not have enough characters left to include the shape. Mention the shape of the pendant in the first paragraph of the product title.
I feel they are too close. Maybe don't crop it so much.
I would make the first sentence of the description exactly the same as the title.
There is a misspelling: Handmade Jewelry (handmade is one word and you had a typo w/ jewelry)
About the shipping... If it is 2.99 to ship these earrings...why is it $1.49 to ship it w/ another item? That seems a bit steep.
Here are a couple useful Etsy Blog Reads and one Video.
Starting an Etsy shop:
Product Photography for beginners
I suggest you read up on as much as you can...The Etsy blog and handbook are excellent resources.
I just wrote an article about Product Trends for 2013 on my blog, and African animals are big, that is why the zebra is a good idea. Also consider cheetahs spots, giraffe spots, etc. I think you'll have something really unique.
We can't put urls here but if you want to read the article you can get the url for my blog at my profile or shop.
If you are still interested in a shop review stop by the Helpful Relevancy Team. They have a thread there where you can sign up for a full shop review. The wait time is about 3-4 weeks but the results are well worth it. Plus they have a Team Info Sheet that every new member receives.