Oh, how we hate to talk about money! We feel like we need to apologize for our prices, explain why the pieces are worth what we're asking, and then when all is said and done, we too often underprice them anyway! Why is that??
I shared some ideas awhile ago for how to improve your jewelry designs and how to make better art. Once you've moved past the stage of learning basic techniques and have begun to create pieces that truly bare your mark, your next big decision is whether or not to sell your pieces. And then...shudder...you've got to figure out how much to charge. Yikes!
Let me recommend Alyson Stanfield's excellent post to you: 12 tips for pricing your artwork. No, Alyson will not tell you how much to charge, or even what formula you should use to determine your prices, but she does give you valuable guidelines for the mindset that you must have in order to figure it out for yourself.
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