One of my favorite ways to shoot my jewelry is to design a stylized product shot. Each piece of jewelry has its own personality and its own story. I like to create a lifestyle picture of a few items showcasing the jewelry or a pendant I plan to use. I shoot with a Nikon DSLR 3300 macro lens which is perfect for uncles, fine detail of my jewelry. An iPhone or a regular point-and-shoot camera can also achieve similar effects if you don't have a professional lens. Just follow some simple photography tricks.
Here are a few tips for photographing your handmade item: