Handmade Goods Home Business Insurance

Whether you handcraft glassware, ceramics, or wooden furniture, the goods you produce are distinct and, in some ways, priceless. Home business insurance will help you to replace any valuable equipment if damaged; lessen the financial blow that accompanies theft or destroyed inventory; and shield yourself from the monetary burden of lawsuits. Essentially, Lindbergh can help you preserve the present and future of your home business.

 

Calligraphy

Calligraphers specialize in artistic, stylized, or elegant handwriting or lettering. The calligraphy services we insure can include special event invitations, as well as custom handcrafted pieces, suited to the client’s taste.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Ceramics

We provide insurance options for professional potters, sculptors, and other artisans who mold and fire pottery in a kiln to achieve permanent shape and strength. These efforts can produce artistic pieces, home merchandise, and more. The finished products we offer coverage for include delicate fine china, bone china, porcelain, earthenware, stoneware, sanitary ware, and decorative items.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Crafter

Crafters possess the unique skill and ability to make items by hand and, with insurance from Lindbergh, their merchandise can be transported and sold at trade shows or fairs without worry. Crafters covered under this policy may sell or display merchandise in consignment shops, as long as he or she does not operate or lease space on a regular or continuous basis.

Manufacturing of or sales/distribution of toys, weapons of any nature, and candles are all excluded from this classification.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Engraver

Businesses we insure under this class cut into materials to either create artwork for sale at trade shows and other venues.
Eligible business professionals may also be interested in Business Personal Property Coverage, which insures business equipment, inventory, and more at home and while temporarily off premises.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Furniture Refinisher

Lindbergh provides coverage options for furniture refinishers who revitalize or refresh pieces in various ways. Businesses under this class generally possess extensive knowledge of surface peculiarities and types of finishes required for different applications. Skillsets of those professionals who are covered by our policy range from paints and stains, lacquer and varnishing, sanding, color matching, and more.

Please be aware that antiques are valued on an Actual Cash Value basis only.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Glassware

Under this policy, we cover individuals who make items from glass. These can include miniature figurines, candy dishes, stained glass, and a variety of other décor items. Given the high value and delicacy of this type of inventory, glassware professionals will benefit from our financial protection against damaged products and equipment, as well as theft.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Handicrafts

At Lindbergh, we work to protect business operations that include the construction and sale of merchandise made from skilled hands. Qualifying products may include embroidery, tatting, knitting, crocheting, and similar types of handicrafts, as well as those produced by blacksmiths. Nonetheless, businesses that make, distribute, and sell toys or homemade candles are not covered under this policy. Additionally, if you solely embroidery, you are better suited for the Embroidery class under Clothing Businesses, and those who work primarily with upholstery should look to the Upholsterer class under Other Services.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Jewelry (Costume)

We consider costume or “fashion” jewelry to be made out of base metal that may have filling, electroplating, and overlays. Accessories containing fake or semi-precious stones contained in base metal settings also constitute as costume jewelry, and are eligible under our policy. Sterling silver is acceptable. “Fine Jewelry” contains real gold, alloys, or precious stones, and is not eligible under this class.

Representatives and distributors of the following operations are eligible for coverage provided by Lindbergh: Accentz, Bead Retreat Ltd., Bracelet Club, Chu’s Pearls LLC, Cookie Lee Inc., Creative Beading Inc., Earth’s Elements, F.A.I.T.H. Company, Fifth Avenue Collection Ltd., Latasia & Company, Lia Sophia, Luxe Jewels, M Studio Inc., Michele Baratta at Home, Premier Designs Inc., Sarah Coventry, Silpada Designs, South Main Designs, The Glass Bracelet, Three Girls Who, Touchstone Crystal LP, Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry, U Design Jewelry, Vantel Pearls in the Oyster, and Yoffi Fine Jewelry.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.

If your pieces are not made or assembled by hand, please refer to the Jewelry (Costume) category found under “Wholesale & Retail” for more information on approved operations under this business class.


 

Leather Goods

Professionals who manufacture leather items may work with a broad range of products. Our business listing extends to artisans who fashion briefcases, handbags, purses, wallets, belts, small cases (for keys, cards, coins, glasses, jewelry, and toiletries), as well as other leather accessories and novelties.

The products covered under our policies may be constructed of totally or partially of leather, including additional textiles like wood, metal, plastic reinforcements, and hardware. Your business may receive fully tanned leathers from tanneries, or may opt to handle the final stages of tanning yourself. However, animal and pet accessories are not eligible under this class.

If your products are not produced by hand, please refer to our Leather Goods listing under “Clothing” for more information on business operations covered under this class.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Wooden Furniture Crafters

Wooden furniture crafters construct pieces such as chairs and picnic tables for clients. Please note that this policy’s coverage does not extend to infant furniture, such as cribs, cradles, changing tables, playpens, and other pieces commonly found in nurseries. For further options, see the Upholstered Furniture listing.

Note: Selected Products Liability Exclusion and Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.


 

Wood Products

Lindbergh works to insure businesses whose operations include the creation of products made out of wood, including frames, sculptures, desk sets, screen doors, vases, bowls, cups, etc. However, this policy does not protect furniture, including kitchen cabinets, benches, chairs, tables, headboards, and bookshelves, as large pieces fall under Wooden furniture crafters.

Note: Communicable Disease Exclusion* will be attached to all policies written for this class. *Exclusion not applicable in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.

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