Specific examples of things you can’t sell on ThingsArty
See list of things that cannot be sold on ThingsArty below. Please read through this list as we won’t be able to refund any items that are listed on ThingsArty that breach this list of prohibited items.
1. Items which infringe copyright
See our copyright page for information on copyright infringements.
2. Assembled items
We don’t permit items on ThingsArty that have been 'assembled' from mass produced components with no original design involved.
We don't allow cosmetics to be sold through ThingsArty with the exception of handcrafted soap products. Soaps may be sold but must abide by Cosmetictics Safety Regulations. We require that cosmetic products must undergo a safety assessment by a suitably qualified person before they can be sold.
4. Handmade items that have not been made by you
You must have had some part in the making or designing of the product you are selling with the exception of Craft Suppliers.
5. “Adult” and pornographic items
Items which are deemed to be pornographic or of an “adult nature” (interpretation of which is determined by ThingsArty) are prohibited. If unsure you are recommended to contact us before listing in order that your account is not suspended.
6. Illegal or hazardous or dangerous Items
Items which have been gained illegally or which are stolen or for which it would be illegal to trade [e.g. drugs, items sold as toys without the necessary license, copyrighted work or reproductions of copyrighted work without permissions]. Hazardous or dangerous such as weapons and knives or chemicals are not allowed.
Foodstuffs are not allowed
8. Found Items
Found items from nature such as driftwood, stones or fossils can be sold on ThingsArty but can only be sold as a supply, not a handmade item. Exceptions to this would be the use of techniques such as lapidary when a stone or mineral is formed by carving or polishing and made into a decorative item. These items can be listed as handmade.