It’s gonna take a lot of leg work on your part unless someone on
this forum can come up with a suggestion based on the description of
Here’s what I would do if I was looking for a rep:
I would identify the territory you’re interested in. Take
California for example… Identify the buildings that house reps in
Los Angeles: California Mart, New Mart, Cooper Building. I would
contact these buildings and and ask for a directory of showrooms. Or
see if there’s one currently on line.
Research the reps and showrooms. Who carries jewelry- what kind.
Fashion, base metal. Ask about price points-- would you be too high
or too low? Are they looking for any new lines?
Ask if you can send photos of your work and if they aren’t
interested, would they be willing to suggest someone else?
I know someone who sent his catalog to every rep that carried jewelry
in each building until he found someone who was interested.
He did call first to see if it would be a match (price point, style,
Unfortunately, there is no easy answer or easy way to find a rep.
If you could send me some pics of your work I can keep my eyes open
for you. I do attend trade shows as a buyer sometimes… I help a
very good friend with the buying for his store- he likes a female
touch! I can keep you in mind and then forward some names on to you
if you like. He is more fashion orientated, and not so traditional so
I’m not as familiar with the more traditional lines, so I can’t help
you off the top of my head. But I might be able to spot something on
our buying trips.
Good luck and let us know what you find…
Amery Carrire Designs