I'm new to this field, and I will soon be bringing my work to a
gallery appointment to see if the owner of that gallery wants to sell
My question is - what's the standard for carrying jewelry? I have a
small collection (all is handcrafted) and I want to make sure I come
off as professional, so my makeshift wooden box with tissue paper
won't do anymore.
I've been flipping through the Rio Grand catalog, but heck! Velvet
rolls, jacquard foldovers, trays with velvet pad inserts,
suitcases... which to choose? What's standard? What's best?
I've toyed with the idea of boxing each of my items - instead of
bringing things in on trays - but I don't know if that's done.
Also, am I expected to provide my own boxes and displays? Is it a
good idea to bring some in as an option for her? I'm assuming she
wouldn't turn away boxes for my items, but are displays perceived as
Any and all insight is welcome.