*** Disclaimer ***
Let me start by stating I have nothing against Jewelry nor any other form of art. I have admiration and respect for artists of myriad mediums.
I do not claim or insinuate any medium is superior to any other.
*** End of Disclaimer ***
Now on to the issue:
I am still trying to understand why people will spend the same money or much more at a show, for Jewelry (just one example) than photographic art.
The Jewelry will often sit in a drawer and only be seen / used once in a while. Unless it is one of very few pieces the person owns.
The photography will hang on a wall and be viewed constantly for many years, regardless of the occasion.
Appreciation / depreciation in value can be comparable. Both have as much usefulness. Longevity can be similar. Price points similar. Photos need wall space, if no room then a piece must be removed from the wall to allow a new piece. Jewelry needs body space, if need one must choose which piece(s) to wear that day.
This is not just a "salesmanship" issue. It is evident from how many Jewelry vendors are present at shows compared to photogs etc. jewelry does the numbers. Why?
is there a great method of using the jewelry allure to aid in photog sales?