Now most of us like a good bargain, me included (last Christmas I got a 60 quid party frock reduced to just £12!).
BUT there are some things you really would't want to scrimp on and some sales that just aren't good value.
For example, if you're visiting the dentist to have a tooth removed you wouldn't want to take them up on a 'buy one get one free' offer!
Or imagine you've booked a sky diving holiday and you're browsing a popular online auction site for a parachute when you see this ad:
Secondhand Parachute For Sale. Only used once, never opened. Great price due to small stain.
You'd think twice right?
Now obviously I've given you a couple of silly examples there but the bottom line is this:
You can't expect top notch quality when paying knock down prices.
Maybe you noticed that I didn't have any offers for Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Small Business Saturday. I've not been throwing discounts your way in the run up to Christmas either and I wouldn't hold your breath for a January sale as you might find yourself disappointed.
Please don't think I don't value your custom, if fact, it's quite the opposite, you all rock! But I'm a firm believer in 'you get what you pay for' and I'd hate to upset those of you that have paid full whack for something by offering it at a reduced rate at a later date.
Cards on the table... my work probably isn't your 'cheapest' option!
If you search the web you'll probably find other companies offering similar products at a cheaper price (you'll also find many offering similar products at a much higher price too!) But I'm not here to offer cheap;
I'm here to offer you a fair price for a quality product and an extremely personal service.
When you buy a memorial bead or jewellery from me your paying for over 15 years worth of jewellery making experience, 7 years of bead making experience with tuition from some world renowned artists and 3 years of experience of making memorial jewellery for hundreds of happy customers.
I spend lots of time and put extra effort into sourcing the best quality components I can find, as well as making sure all the companies I work with (couriers for example) have the same high standards of customer service I pride myself on.
After all, these aren't just any beads they're an everlasting celebration of the life of your lost loved one or cherished pet, and that's not something you want to be second rate!
Owner and Artist at The Glass Goddess.