Selling your Metal Clay and Jewellery Work

This page contains links to sites where you can sell your metal clay work and jewellery. All links open in a new window.

Art Fire

Online selling site for crafts allowing you to set up your own studio and sell your metal clay work or other jewellery. Customize your studio’s look and feel with ease, and enjoy powerful features that enable you to manage your business more effectively. Harness the traffic of millions of visitors each month and enjoy best in class service and support. With ArtFire you get the best features of your own website, plus the traffic, ease and tools of a marketplace venue like Etsy or eBay.

Artful Home

Artful Home is the leading source for artist-made home décor, gifts, and jewelry shipped direct from artists’ studios to customers’ homes. North American artists only. Artists are required to submit a resumé, images, and descriptions of all their work. Artful Home collect these applications monthly and then present all of these materials to their Artistic Advisory Panel. Acceptance is no easy feat; only a fraction of the artists who apply are accepted into the collection. For those who are accepted, their work is presented to a national audience. Once an artist has been juried on, their artwork specialists and editorial writers build each artist page, adding names to their rich roster of talented artists.

ArtSetters

ArtSetters brings the entire wholesale process online allowing you to sell your metal clay work. Their solution allows you to be discovered on a global scale, without needing to attend trade shows. Create shareable showroom collections, connect with industry leaders and manage orders seamlessly.

Bonanza

This listing and sales site looks clean and fresh and is easy to use and navigate. The team at Bonanza say, “We have the kinds of things that you can’t find mass produced and sold on Amazon. We call our niche “everything but the ordinary.” We think there are countless reasons buyers and sellers should ‘Bonanza’, but here are our long debated top ten… and a half.” This site is growing fast so it may well be worth getting yourself listed.

Craft Fairs in Cornwall

The Cornwall Arts and Crafts Directory (CACD) have compiled a list of craft fairs and other craft related events Cornwall where you can sell your metal clay work.

Create Your Online Portfolio

Crevado is an online tool which makes it easy for Artists, Illustrators, Photographers and other creatives to create an online portfolio so they can showcase their work online. With Crevado, it’s also possible to sell your metal clay work online – their paypal integration makes it a cinch to receive payments online.

Customize your design to suit your own preferences to create an online portfolio which is truly unique. Preview changes instantly without affecting your live site and without writing any code.

eBay

Auction site which allows you to sell your work for a fixed price or through an on-line auction. Choose an eBay store in your country. Basic insertion fee dependent on the listing price. Another fee is charged depending on the final price your item sells for. If it doesn’t sell you don’t pay anything. 

eCrater

eCRATER is both a free web store builder and an online marketplace. If you are a seller you can create your own free online store in minutes.

Etsy

Specialises in hand made work, craft supplies or vintage goods. Shops are free to set up and there is no set up fee. You pay fees when you sell your metal clay work.

Ferrers Gallery

This gallery exhibits the work of British artists. They also run classes for makers and have a mentoring programme.

Folksy

UK site similar to Etsy. Allows you to create an online shop and sell your metal clay work. It costs 20p to list an item on Folksy and they charge 5% commission on all sales (this is taken from the list price and is not charged on postage too). If you don’t sell an item you are only charged for the listing fee.

How Do I Sell Expensive Crafts Online?

More and more designer makers are selling their work online – via their own website, with specialist online boutiques and shops, or with one of the popular online market places like Etsy, Folksy or others. But what do you do if your work is high end, high quality and unique? Will people buy expensive crafts and handmade products online without seeing it? The Design Trust asked this question to 11 creatives, online selling experts, various online market places, an art expert, and various online shops and boutiques. A wide variety – from individual creatives to some of the largest online market places in the world. Although some of the advice obviously overlaps it is great to see their advice from their own perspective.

How to Price Your Jewellery

One of the biggest challenges that jewellery makers and other creative professionals face is knowing what to charge for their work. Too low and we’re earning a pittance per hour, but too high and we’re priced out of this competitive market.

Being honest about the time we spend and the costs we incur is crucial. It’s what makes us professionals, rather than enthusiastic amateurs.

How to Price Your Work: A Simple Technique

How to price your work. Whether you’re making a piece of furniture or monster pillows you sell at craft shows, you have to have a day rate. Everything takes at least one day to make. Your day rate will change over the course of time. Have a look at this video for a simple technique to price your work.

Jewelspan

Jewelspan is home to more than 200 individual jewelry artist websites offering a wide variety of jewelry styles and creative approaches. Each jewelry website has its own web address, but the jewelry also shows in the jewelspan search results. Offers a quick and easy way to get online.

Luula

Luulla is a handmade marketplace where you can buy and sell handmade items and share handmade tips and ideas. You can sell using a pay-as-you-go system where each credit costs $0.10 USD per item listing for a period of 4 months. There is no transaction fee charged. Or a monthly flat fee of $9.90 USD per month. There are no extra listing cost and transaction fee charged.

Misi

UK based one stop shop to buy and sell artisan handmade gifts, Handmade Jewellery, Handmade Quilts, Unique Clothing, Unique Baby Gifts, Sock monkeys, Wedding Gifts, Craft gifts, Craft forum. Plus loads more Crafted gift ideas.

Odissa

Odissa is an online marketplace which brings buyers the cream of contemporary creative workmanship in the shape of jewellery, art & accessories, carefully curated in the UK. They choose makers who are committed to handmaking their wares from their own original designs, providing buyers with a stunning collection of unique works to wear, adorn their house with and send as gifts to discerning friends.

Pricing Your Jewellery for Profit – Jewellers Academy

Learn all about pricing effectively for your Jewellery business with Founder of the London Jewellery School and Jewellery Business expert Jessica Rose. This video lesson shows you how to use Jessica’s simple spreadsheet to work our your pricing and learn the difference between wholesale price, retail price and cost price for your handmade jewellery.

Ruby Lane

Site for selling quality Antiques and Art, Vintage Collectibles and Jewelry items from around the world. $75 one off set up fee for the shop. 30 cents to list an item and a maintenance fee per month depending on the amount of products listed. No commission on sales.

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