To all buyers and sellers of artisan crafts (such as charms, jewelry, keychains, plushies, etc), there is a new trend that is emerging and it needs to be stopped. The problem is simple, many artist's business conduct and products seem to have a decrease in quality once the artist seems to have become super "popular".
I have bought from many artists here on DA, both popular and less popular so I do know from experience. And since there is no option of a feedback thread like on eBay or Etsy, this is my way of warning those of you out there who are considering buying from these artists. Or, for those of you who are thinking of becoming sellers, think of this report as a resource of what NOT to become.
For starters, this is not a flame post or anything. This post is also not stating that every popular artisan artist should not be trusted. This is just an informational article.
---About the Artist:
Now first, who is considered a "popular" crafts artist?
My definition of a