Martin Lawrence Galleries has partnered with BitPay, the world’s largest provider of bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, to collect cryptocurrency payments online and in person at our galleries.
HOW TO PAY WITH CRYPTO?
You can easily use your Crypto to complete a purchase online by selecting BitPay as your payment option at check out. For pieces without price listed, submit a price inquiry and a gallery consultant will reach out to confirm price and complete payment with an email BitPay Invoice.
Simply visit one of our locations nationwide and our gallery consultants will walk you through the payment process to complete your transaction using the cryptocurrency of your choice. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO IS BITPAY?
BitPay is the world’s largest provider of bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services. Founded in 2011, while Bitcoin was still in its early stages, they set out to revolutionize the financial industry - making payments faster, more secure, and less expensive globally. BitPay pioneered blockchain payment technology to transform how businesses and people send, receive and store money worldwide. A decade later, BitPay is still creating more tools and services for everyone to use in innovative ways.
WHAT IS BITCOIN?
Bitcoin is a secure, digital currency that can be used to exchange money over the Internet. There are no central banks or authorities. Bitcoin is truly open - compatible across platforms, technologies, and even borders. It's great for fraud protection too! With no credit card numbers for someone to steal, it's safe and secure.
WHAT ARE CRYPTOCURRENCIES?
A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is secured by cryptography. Many cryptocurrencies are decentralized networks based on blockchain technology — a distributed ledger enforced by a disparate network of computers. The word cryptocurrency is derived from the encryption techniques which are used to secure the network. Examples of cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dogecoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
WHAT CRYPTOCURRENCIES CAN I USE?
BitPay supports leading coins including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), and 5 USD-pegged stable coins (BUSD, DAI, GUSD, USDP, and USDC).
WHAT CRYPTO WALLETS CAN I USE?
BitPay supports more than 90 different crypto wallets and exchanges including BitPay, Coinbase, Exodus Wallet, Ledger Wallet, Trust Wallet, Electrum Wallet, Blockchain Wallet, Metamask, Crypto.com, Gemini Wallet, Kraken, BRD Wallet, and more.
HOW DO I PAY USING BITPAY?
Further instructions can be found here: https://support.bitpay.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005559826-How-do-I-pay-a-BitPay-invoice-
WHY IS THERE 1% ADDED ON TOP OF MY TOTAL BID PLUS BUYER’S PREMIUM AND ANY APPLICABLE VAT?
In order to process cryptocurrency, there is a vendor fee of 1% that is applicable to the total invoice amount. The total invoice amount includes the artwork price, shipping, plus any applicable VAT. The embedded BitPay invoice includes the 1% added vendor fee.
WHERE CAN I FIND THE EXCHANGE RATES OF THE CRYPTOCURRENCIES?
You can see current exchange rates for all supported coins by visiting https://bitpay.com/exchange-rates/.