Marketplace Musings

Craft & Design

Jewelry maker Margaux Lange had a less than ideal experience selling at a craft fair recently, and posted a soul-searching blog wondering why things went the way they did. As a participant in (and organizer of) several craft shows, I find her thoughts on the subject quite interesting. Fellow jewelry creator Liana Kabel posted a follow-up blog of her own expanding on the topic and it’s opened up a fascinating dialogue about oversaturation in the craft marketplace, high end vs. bargain shopping, and more. Margaux’s orginal post is here, while Liana’s response is here. Be sure to check out Margaux’s shop as well to see her thought-provoking and gorgeously crafted jewelry for yourself. Link.

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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