curiousoddities

Unique handmade & vintage jewelry, lockets & crystals

Buyers are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

Announcement    ❤ Mailing magic, one package at a time ❤
Handmade & vintage jewelry featuring raw crystals, lockets, enamel and gold brass.
Unique statement necklaces, earrings and keepsake jewelry crafted from new and vintage components, made with love in Canada.
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FREE US & CANADIAN shipping on purchases of 2 or more items:
USA: ChitChats /USPS tracked package 2-5 business days
Canada: expedited parcel tracked package approx 2-8 business days

INTERNATIONAL orders are shipped with un-tracked air mail arriving to customs in approx 6-12 business days *Note, many countries are experiencing unprecedented delays due to Coronavirus so delivery times may be much longer

All items are ready to ship in 1-2 business days

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△ Contact info:
Email: kat @ curiousodditites.ca
Etsy message: https://www.etsy.com/conversations/new?with_id=5539214&referring_id=5246017&referring_type=shop&recipient_id=5539214

Announcement

Last updated on 19 Mar, 2021

❤ Mailing magic, one package at a time ❤
Handmade & vintage jewelry featuring raw crystals, lockets, enamel and gold brass.
Unique statement necklaces, earrings and keepsake jewelry crafted from new and vintage components, made with love in Canada.
↞↞ ☽○☾ ↠↠
FREE US & CANADIAN shipping on purchases of 2 or more items:
USA: ChitChats /USPS tracked package 2-5 business days
Canada: expedited parcel tracked package approx 2-8 business days

INTERNATIONAL orders are shipped with un-tracked air mail arriving to customs in approx 6-12 business days *Note, many countries are experiencing unprecedented delays due to Coronavirus so delivery times may be much longer

All items are ready to ship in 1-2 business days

Follow along at ↠↠ www.curiousoddities.ca ↞↞
▲ Instagram: instagram.com/curiousodditiesshop/
▲ Facebook: facebook.com/CuriousOddities/
▲ Pinterest: pinterest.ca/CuriousOddities/
▲ Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/curiousoddities/instagram-newsletter-sign-up

△ Contact info:
Email: kat @ curiousodditites.ca
Etsy message: https://www.etsy.com/conversations/new?with_id=5539214&referring_id=5246017&referring_type=shop&recipient_id=5539214

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Katura

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Katura

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(857)

Updates

"I'm over the moon with this unusual mix of rich, earthy brown jasper and gorgeous sparkling amethyst. \nSo happy with the way they turned out! This lovely set of amethyst earrings is now available in my shop sparklespurple_heartsparkles"
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About curiousoddities

Sales 3,479
On Etsy since 2008

The curation of a magical girl and her big imagination

More than 10 years of the hustle, bustle and creative whirl of the floral industry was coming to a slow down for me, the retirement of the main designer that I was working with was imminent.
I had been a part of some pretty spectacular productions, floral splendor well worth writing home about, and I was feeling ready to move into something new.

In February 2008 I opened my Curious Oddities shop on Etsy, selling vintage finds, handmade cards and jewelry, shipping all over the world. In my youth, my father was a scrimshaw artist and glass sandblaster/ engraver so I had grown up with full access to his studio, making many pieces of my own and becoming comfortable with all sorts of tools and mediums.

About a year after opening my Etsy shop, the floral designer that I was working for retired. I took on 3 shifts a week at a floral studio and began focusing more seriously on Curious Oddities, selling at small shows around town and listing on line. Business grew, shows were successful and by 20I0 I had begun selling through a few shops in town as well as through more and larger shows. My floral job ended and I began working a regular 2 days a week at a leather shop.
After about a year I took that terrifying last step and began working on Curious Oddities full time.
It's a grand adventure, absolutely full of challenges and I'm always changing and growing as the business changes and grows!

Currently I have my studio in Dundas, Ontario where I feel ever so lucky to be able to spend my days with my 2 cats creating, curating and sharing the things that I love with the rest of the world.
xo Kat

Shop members

  • Katura

    Owner

    A storyteller, dreamer, maker, curator and collector born in the wilds of the Sierra Nevada mountains in a century-old log cabin.

Production partners

  • Metal caster & plater

    South Korea

    They cast and plate the lovely charms that I use to create these designs

  • Metal plating

    They provide high quality gold plated finishes on my raw materials, using a plating formula and finish designed by me based on my favorite antique lockets

  • Lapidary

    Uruguay

    This is a mining and finishing company that custom cuts and polishes these stones for me

Shop policies

Last updated on 29 October, 2020
Thank you for visiting the Curious Oddities shop!

I truly hope that you love your purchases. I create things that I love, with great attention to quality and workmanship, while attempting to keep the prices affordable. I also strive to provide an enjoyable shopping experience with great customer service.

If for some reason you are unhappy with your purchase or with the service received, please contact me directly and we can work on a solution satisfactory to both parties. Positive feedback and customer happiness are very important to me.

If you have any questions regarding my products, policies, or shipping, please feel free to send a message, I would love to hear from you!

Cheers, Kat

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Apple Pay Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 1 hour of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Refunds or exchanges are offered if there is an error on my part or if an item is defective. If an item is defective you must contact me within 3 days of receipt for a refund/exchange. If their is any damage as a result of my packaging of the item(s), please contact me right away and we will work out either a refund or exchange.
I am open to returns under other circumstances, please message me to discuss the situation.
Payment
PLEASE NOTE:
~If payment is not received within 48 hours of purchase(excepting money order payments), I will have to re-list the item(s). If for some reason you are unable to make the payment within this time frame, or need to make other arrangements, please contact me right away and we can work something out - I am very convo friendly and communication is key.
~Your purchase will not be shipped until payment has been received.
Delivery
Again, please note that your purchase will not be shipped until payment has been received.
Canada Post says to plan for:
Canada: 1-3 business day locally, 4 to 6 business days regionally and 5 - 10 business days nationally between major Canadian centres.
USA: approx 3-4 days for delivery to the US.
International: delivery speeds vary.

TRACKING IS NOW INCLUDED ON ALL US ORDERS
If you would like shipping insurance, expedited shipping or tracking, please choose the option from the drop down shipping menu, if the desired option is not available, please let me know before you pay so that I can send a quote to you for the new price and revise your listing.

Once the package is in the postal system I am no longer responsible for the item.
NOTE: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN MAIL. If you are concerned about tracking or insurance please choose from the shipping menu or contact me to discuss options.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am happy to customize necklace and bracelet lengths:
-For adding a clasp or shortened there is no charge.
-If you would like a chain lengthened, please send an inquiry convo, in most cases there will be no additional charge, provided that I have the chain in stock.
If the chain is being lengthened by a foot or more, or if the chain is vintage there may be an extra charge.

PLEASE NOTE:
Buyer is 100% responsible for their country's customs/VAT fees.

I will mail your order as promptly as possible after payment has been received. However, once your order is shipped, I am NOT responsible for delayed, lost or damaged packages.