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FAQ's For Art Buyers

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Your questions answered!

From setting up an account to making payments, we’re here to help you. If you have a question we don’t answer here, please contact us and we’ll get back to you – usually within 24 hours.

How can I buy work on Creu?

It’s simple! Browse, find a work you love, and add it to your shopping cart. Then, go to the checkout. You don’t need to create an account to buy,

but opening an account with us is a great way of saving your favourites and hearing about our special offers.

How can I start an account?

Click on the ‘Create Account’ button on our home page and follow the simple steps

What should I do if I can’t login?

Go to the ‘Login’ link on the top of the page, then enter your email and password. If that still doesn’t work, please contact us.

What sort of works do you exhibit in your online gallery?

We’re proud to show a range of works – from sculpture and ceramics to paintings and photography. The two things which unite them are they’re all the best quality items and they’re all created by artists and designers based in Wales and the UK.

Our artists range from well-known and established professionals to new talent. We keep a close eye on emerging, student artists for fresh and exciting work.

Do you sell prints of original artworks?

Of course! We understand that prints are a popular way for buyers to bring original Welsh and UK art into their homes. They’re an affordable present for special occasions like birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Weddings, or Retirements.

Browse our print gallery to find something you love – there’s something for every occasion. 

Open and limited edition prints - what’s the difference?

Open edition – an unlimited number of prints produced from an original.

Limited edition – an edition with a set number of prints. They’re more valuable as they are numbered separately and signed by the artist.

Does Creu stage online exhibitions?

We do. Sign up for our newsletter to hear about our frequent exhibitions and get our updates. 

I love a great deal – how do I know I’ve got one?

The prices of our works depend on several factors like the reputation of the artist and the market value of their pieces.

If you choose a piece by a well-known professional, prices for their work have generally been established over a long period and are justified by the acclaim of critics and the public. You would expect to pay a premium for their talent, experience, and the high quality of their work.

If you’re looking to make a long-term investment, take a look at works by part-time, student, and emerging artists.

It’s a great opportunity to spot talent at an early stage. It’s worth remembering that the price of works usually rises throughout an artist’s career.

Artworks also tend to rise in price in a buoyant financial climate.

What you’re buying is special. It’s a unique piece upon which the artist has spent time, their experience, and their talent. They deserve a fair offer for their efforts.

Is your Room View option to an exact scale?

It’s there to give you an idea of how the work could look ‘in situ’. Although it’s pretty accurate, it is for guidance only.

What payment options are there?

We accept all of the major credit cards including MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express, and we accept debit cards through PayPal.

You don’t have to share your financial information if you’re making a one-off payment. It’s free, we don’t impose transaction fees, and you don’t need to have a PayPal account.

Is your payment system secure?

This is something we take very seriously. We do the following to make our system secure:

• We don’t store financial information on our servers.

• Any other sensitive information from customers is encrypted, we use SSL (secure socket layer) technology, and we use dedicated, secure servers.

• We use multiple layers of security.

• We adhere to best practices wherever possible.

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