Jannalyn Bailey | Episode 883
Curious Clay, founded by Jannalyn Bailey, was born out of an intensive like of the handmade form and the motivation to make attainable artwork objects. As a former painter, the presence of the artist’s hand in Jannalyn’s functions is quite essential to her. The two the clay type and the glaze software retains the gesture from Jannalyn’s hand. Currently being relatively self-taught, Jannalyn’s work is mostly slab-created with some ingredient of hand forming/sculpting. Jannalyn hopes her performs can live in new houses, and be a portion of the slower times in the day, whether it is your early morning cup of coffee or afternoon meditation. Jannalyn finds wonderful pleasure in producing a single of a form pottery, and her hope is that that pleasure will come by means of.
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When you get concerned with a faire, it is an software procedure you really don’t just sign up and do it?
Indeed. Like I reported, I applied two or 3 times and I was denied all the situations. The way that I really bought on there was that a retail outlet in Ga requested that I be there. So when a retail outlet requests that you as a brand name be there you are an automated shoe in I guess.
For the acquiring facet do they have to have to go as a result of an application course of action also?
I never know. I believe that they vet everyone and make guaranteed they are a brick and mortar and not an individual who is striving to do low-priced Christmas shopping. And then if it is a keep that is online only that is a huge marker on their profile webpage. You can also reject orders on there if I don’t want my stuff to be marketed on a internet only system I can say that this is not a good fit.
How are you really observed by other people?
I imagine it’s just searching all-around scrolling by way of web pages of pottery. There may perhaps be some tags but I am fully unfamiliar with the potential buyers aspect. As I maker I simply cannot truly click on all around and see other maker’s choices incredibly conveniently.
So you cannot see how substantially other individuals are offering their wares for?
I feel I can if I have been to log out and go on to the Faire web site just as a browser, you know, anyone who is seeking around on my individual, but I just cannot navigate away. Not that I know of.
Did you rate your get the job done upwards to compensate for the price tag of undertaking enterprise with Faire?
Yeah, and I have experienced to elevate prices for a range of causes. Partly simply because there are more men and women performing for me now. Partly due to the fact shipping and delivery materials cost an arm and a leg to even get to my doorway. The price tag of electricity, the cost of clay, I did transfer away from an space in Pennsylvania that experienced a ceramic offer keep that provided a very hefty price breaks at particular weights of clay and my existing clay supplier isn’t able to do that.
Who pays for the shipping and delivery?
The retailer or if the retailer is a Faire insider, which I consider is a every month rate of a hundred and a little something pounds then Faire addresses the retailer transport. So if a store does a ton of buying on Faire it actually behooves them to be an insider. I under no circumstances spend for transport. I pay for transport provides and if you want to add a packing price to offset your price tag of transport supplies.
Does the shipping and delivery procedure Faire makes use of allow for you to use the free of charge containers from the US postal services? Precedence mail?
So when you punch in the fat and the dimensions it populates UPS, FedEx, and USPS and it presents you three rates and endorses. What box you put in it doesn’t truly make any difference. I am never shipping and delivery in nearly anything scaled-down than a 13 inch dice. You have an option on Faire to make your very own label and then you have to add the expense of that label as nicely as the monitoring range and then they reimburse you.
What is the most desirable thing of performing with Faire?
It’s just the reach. I indicate my do the job at this level has absent to Germany, England, it goes to Canada all the time. And the U.S, I mean I really don’t want to say I am in all fifty states but I’m quite darn close.