Your item is handmade in Toronto, Canada, but we ship via USPS out of Niagara Falls NY. Tracking can take 24-48 hours to update.
Processing time is 1-3 days IN ADDITION to delivery estimates:
★ CANADA - via Canada Post with tracking.......... 2-7 Business days
★ U.S.A - via USPS First Class with tracking .......... 3-5 Business days
★ INTERNATIONAL - via USPS with tracking........... 14-21 Business days*
*International orders are subject to duty fees and taxes.
Check with your local authorities to determine these costs.
Some packages have been held by customs for up to 8 weeks (Germany)
All of our gemstones are GENUINE (real) unless otherwise indicated in the 'item details' (dyed, coated, or man-made stones are all identified)
Masterpost of crystal gemstone FAQs:
Any information given regarding the properties of
Gemstones is for 'entertainment purposes only'
Not intended to treat or diagnose medical conditions.
Please never substitute a gemstone for medical advice.
They are only meant to support and assist your journey.
All jewelry tarnishes (turns black /dulls/ oxidizes)
This is not rust, and is still safe to wear.
In addition to tarnishing, all plated jewelry will fade or change color.
★ Aim to minimize contact between your skin and the jewelry
(wear over your clothes etc)
★ Do not wear your jewelry to bed, in the shower, at the beach/pool etc
★ Keep away from perfumes and body lotions, especially sunscreen
★ Use a dry jewelry polishing cloth to shine and clean after EACH WEAR.
(Jewelry cloths are fairly inexpensive and last for years)
★ Store away from sunlight, dampness and open air.
Best way to store them is in the re-sealable baggie they come packaged in.
TIBETAN SILVER is a metal alloy made of zinc, copper and tin. It is lead free and nickel free and will be OK for most people with sensitive skin.
SILVER PLATED: sterling silver layer, plated over a base metal, usually copper.
GOLD PLATED: Thin layer of usually 22k gold plated over another metal
PEWTER is a soft metal alloy, mostly tin, that has a darker 'antique silver' look to it. It will bend with a bit of force.
RHODIUM PLATED: Chrome-like, precious metal with high shine. Most 'white gold' is rhodium plated.
STAINLESS STEEL chains do have a small nickel content, avoid products with this metal if you have any nickel or metal allergies
★ Most items are wrapped in purple tissue paper, and packed together in one clear zip baggie, topped with a sprinkle of stardust, with jewelry care card (and gemstone properties card where applicable.)
★ If you are giving a gift and require separate bags and extra care card, please leave a note at checkout.
★ Gift boxes are available for purchase (clickable link is in the listing writeup above) https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/239177357
★ Can include a short handwritten note, 100 characters or less
★ We do not include printed invoices/receipts with orders.