Thanks for the ideas. Ok… answering most of the thoughts and
I do stamp my logo in all of the jewelry I can but my logo consists
of my initials which is a great identifier only to the customers that
know my products. I’m looking for a way to get my name across to
customers that don’t know my brand or makers mark.
The shop owner removed all of my paper tags, price tags, and gave my
packaging back to me because she refuses to use them and does want
my name on display. I will have to ask about selling the jewelry with
the branding but without contact info written on it.
I have assured the store that it would only be in my best interest
to not steal her customers. Referrals usually turn into repeat
business and it would only make sense to share the profits.
I am definitely considering a Microstamp with my full name squeezed
in a stamp. They make great products with impeccable precision!
No maker’s marks have been removed or sanded off from the jewelry.
If that happened, I would take huge issues with the jewelry repair
person / shop owner.
I will see if I can come to an agreement with the shop owner about
putting my name out there. For the time being I have a press release
that pops up when the shop name is typed into google. That will help
for the customers who are web savvy. Unfortunately the fine print in
our contract does not say anything about removing the branding.
(stupid me) And when the contract was signed it was a verbal
agreement that she use my packaging and branding. If an agreement
about branding cannot be made then the worst that will happen will be
me taking my jewelry elsewhere. So far the store sells well but the
payoff is not worth the lost recognition. Thanks again