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What are Open Editions?

Open Edition NFTs are a type of digital art that allow for an unlimited number of identical NFTs to be minted and sold. Unlike Limited Edition NFTs, where only a limited number of unique NFTs are minted and sold, Open Edition NFTs allow for an unlimited number of NFTs to be created and sold, as long as the artist continues to make them available.

Accessibility

Open Edition NFTs are often used for digital art that is meant to be widely accessible to a large audience. Because there is no limit on the number of NFTs that can be created, the cost of each NFT is usually lower than that of a Limited Edition NFT. This makes it easier for more people to own a piece of digital art and participate in the NFT market.

Value

However, the open-ended nature of Open Edition NFTs means that they may be less valuable than Limited Edition NFTs over time, as the supply of Open Edition NFTs can continue to grow without limit. Additionally, because Open Edition NFTs are not limited in number, they may not have the same level of rarity or exclusivity that Limited Edition NFTs have, which can affect their perceived value in the market.

Proof of ownership

Like all NFTs, Open Edition NFTs offer a secure and reliable way to verify ownership and provenance through blockchain technology. The transaction ledger acts as an immutable record of the ownership history, proving that the owner is the rightful and original owner of the digital art piece.

Control

Open Edition NFTs also provide digital artists and creators greater control over their work. By minting their digital artwork into an NFT, each transaction of the artwork can be tracked and traced back to the original creator. This provides a clear record of provenance, adding value and legitimacy to the artwork. Additionally, the creator has the ability to set royalties on future sales, providing a new source of income and financial stability.

Digital scarcity

Although Open Edition NFTs do not have the same level of rarity as Limited Edition NFTs, digital creators can still add an extra layer of uniqueness to their digital assets. By minting an Open Edition NFT, digital creators can offer the ownership of a unique digital asset, which can increase their perceived value and desirability among potential buyers and collectors.

Liquidity

With Open Edition NFTs, ownership and provenance of digital assets can be accurately established and maintained, allowing artists and creators to set the value of their work and receive payment for each transaction, resulting in a sustainable and profitable income stream.

Accessibility

Open Edition NFTs provide a revolutionary new way for individuals to acquire, trade and own unique digital assets, regardless of their geographic location or financial background. This breakthrough technology enables a wider range of individuals to participate in the digital asset market and experience the potential benefits of ownership and trading, previously only available to a select few.
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