How to Sell Jewelry at Work

Learn the dos and don'ts of how to sell jewelry where you work if you want to sell your handcrafted jewelry. Take your home jewelry business to work!

Take Your Home Jewelry Business to Work

If you work full-time, but have a part-time home jewelry business try selling your jewelry at work.

It is easy to do.

And there are many opportunities to sell your jewelry at work...

  • Office holiday fundraisers
  • On your lunch hour
  • Small craft fairs that celebrate historic occasions
  • Circulate your jewelry in a jewelry organizer
  • Make and circulate a catalog of your jewelry
  • Get a co-worker to sell your jewelry for you at work

If you choose to sell jewelry at work, follow these general guideline

The Dos and Don'ts of
How to Sell Jewelry at Work

  1. Get permission from your boss or human resources before selling your jewelry at any time during work hours except your lunch time.
  2. Do not disrupt the workplace or others who are working, even at lunch time (yours or others).
  3. Unless your are selling your jewelry at a fundraiser sponsored by your company, do not use the company email system (or other resources) to advertise your jewelry.
  4. Do not make or take pictures of your jewelry during work time.Do this at lunch time away from your desk or general work area.
  5. If your company requires you to complete a work permit for outside work, do so.
  6. Do not make allow your work responsibilities to suffer in order to sell jewelry.
  7. In general, gauge your work environment before selling your jewelry at work. Follow any written guidelines or unwritten customs.

Selling Your Jewelry at Work is a Privilege

Navigating the ins and outs of selling jewelry at work require a balance between satisfying your goal to make money selling jewelry and respecting the privilege of selling jewelry at work.

At work is where I first began to sell my jewelry. I have successfully sold my jewelry during lunch, at company fundraisers and one-on-one to co-workers wanting to buy gifts.

At one point, a friend, who is a very social person and loves jewelry, sold my jewelry for me. I simply paid her a percentage of her sales in jewelry. It was a win-win for us both!

If you do not abuse the privilege, selling jewelry at work can be very profitable and rewarding.

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