To apply, please fill choose the plan that fits your price point and fill out our Artisan Application form.
Each artisan and every product will be curated to ensure the highest quality and filter out mass produced or redundant items. While there are other sites that offer handmade products, they charge a fee to join, a product review fee, or a high commission rate.
We believe that the partnership between American Artisans and the individual Artisan is very important and we appreciate the benefits of working together to create a community and marketplace for everyone to strive and become more successful in their craft.
Our marketing and advertising targets a unique customer base who appreciates the quality of craftsmanship.
American Artisans will only sell products made in the United States of America made by our selected vendors and items in our signature shop.
Unlike other companies, we are a multi-faceted company that will market the Artisan and their products through areas such as social media, email campaigns, featured stories and videos series.
There is a one-time $5.00 set up fee and a commission on your sales once the
product is sold.
American Artisans is completely commission based and artisans get to keep 70%, 75% or custom % agreed upon of their sales. No sale, no fee! Sign up before May 30, 2017 and lock in the limited time commission rate of 20% - artisan keeps 80% of their sale price.
Assistance in setting up your Micro Store.
Marketing of you and your products on our website and social networks.
A resources section to help enhance your listings, improve your sales, and better promote yourself on social media – we will help you cross promote your products.
A newsletter email campaign, keeping you up to date with the current trends and other useful information to help you be more successful.
While there will always be many Artisans working in the same craft, we are diligent in finding those with a unique view on their designs and product selections. Not everyone has the same taste in every product (such as jewelry design), so we will offer a wide variety of designs and techniques, not too many interpretations of the same thing. (example: We will offer a variety of Knives, all hand forged by Bladesmiths, but the styles will be different)
After receiving your submission, we will determine if it is a good fit for American Artisans team based on the following criteria:
Must be an original design, handmade by the designer or agent of the designer (not mass produced) and made in the USA.
Occasionally, we will reject a product if it is too similar to another product already on the website. This to prevent redundancy and protect our artisans from unnecessary competition.
Like we stated above, we will consider different styles to determine if they are unique enough to provide our customer base a nice selection of products. (example: We will offer a variety of Knives, all hand forged by Bladesmiths, but the styles will be different)
If it meets the criteria that we are looking for, it should be approved within 2 days and you will be sent a link to sign into your store front.
You are welcome to submit as many products as you wish. Also, there is no minimum, but we suggest you post at least five items to get the best exposure. Each product will be subject to the evaluation process to make sure we maintain the product quality and variety of selection.
You have complete control in setting the shipping charge and the shipping method
for each of your items. We highly recommend insuring each shipment and
including that cost in your shipping charge.
We know that some products are available immediately and others may take some time to produce. As such, a product must be shipped by the date promised on the product listing page.
If the customer is not satisfied with their purchase, they may return the item within 14 days of shipping date of the item. The return shipping is paid by the customer unless the product is found to be misrepresented or agreed upon with you in advance. If the item was damaged during shipment, it is your responsibility to file a claim with the shipping carrier and refund or replace the item to your customer.
Payment to you for products sold will be made once the funds are released to us. This would be similar to Etsy (usually within 24 to 48 hours of the sale) if you sign up for direct deposit automated distribution offered via PayPal services. Other deposit options are available, but not automatic and could take up to 4-5 days for direct bank deposit. We are working on other options at this time and will update all vendors as the options become available.
Please do – we are always open to discovering new artisans and products! Please have them submit an Artisan Application.
Last edited on 04-03-2017