tellurus

artisan handcrafted jewellery

Singapore On Etsy since 2006

tellurus

artisan handcrafted jewellery

Singapore | 1,041 Sales

Announcement    ** Please expect possible delays in global mail delivery due to disruptions and slowdowns during the Covid-19 outbreak **

Delightfully wearable jewelry and accessories, handmade in Singapore by Jasmin Lee. Bespoke requests are welcome, just get in touch.

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Last updated on 25 May, 2020

** Please expect possible delays in global mail delivery due to disruptions and slowdowns during the Covid-19 outbreak **

Delightfully wearable jewelry and accessories, handmade in Singapore by Jasmin Lee. Bespoke requests are welcome, just get in touch.

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About tellurus

Sales 1,041
On Etsy since 2006

A home-based, handmade jewellery line that emerged from an out-of-control bead collection

People usually ask what the name of my jewellery line means. It is a word inspired by Tellus, the Roman equivalent of the earth goddess, Gaia. We do literally get all our raw materials right from the earth, while the diversity of nature inspires each of our senses every day. Someone once said the name Tellurus sounds a bit sci-fi, yet has a fantasy vibe to it. I love that :)

There is no secret or sob story here; as my bio says I love colours and textures and was collecting too many beads and baubles for my own good. Decided to try my hand at making my own accessories because I did not (and still do not) want to look like what the mass market thinks I should. Started out by giving stuff to friends and family, and when I discovered Etsy as a platform specifically for handmade goods, I decided to reach out to the world.

Some of my principles:

- I am partial to classic styles and minimalist adornment that is easy to wear season after season. This may manifest in simple shapes, subtle contrasts, brushed metal, tonal colours, texture highlights, and an overall sense of grace and balance.

- I'm not a machine, and I don't like to churn out too many of the same thing. Many pieces are one-off or made in limited runs. It doesn't matter to me that many people make hoops or gemstone necklaces for example, because they're all handmade by different people and each piece, if made by hand, is intrinsically and infinitely different, i.e. as unique as you.

- I rarely sketch things out and prefer to go with the flow. Fortunately this is one area in which the best things have been made from the least amount of planning.

- I feel it's more important to surround yourself with timeless beauty that complements and enhances YOU, than to chase meaningless trends just because everyone else is. Every body is different, and what works for others might not work for you or your lifestyle. (Yes, there are so many fashion "trends" I wish had died several years ago...)

- I'm not fond of big sales and perennial discounts; I would much rather give something away and retain control over its perceived value. However, I do think it's important to reward loyal & return customers now and then...

- I myself love shopping indie and handmade. That feeling of buying direct from the creator because of a shared vision or connection, minus as many redundant middlemen and commercial layers as possible, and of knowing you are helping artists support themselves in doing what they love!

Shop members

  • Jasmin Lee

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Photographer

    I love the process of creating more than anything else. I also happen to love individuality, taking photos, beautiful colours and textures, yoga, travel, animals, and the written word.

Shop policies

Last updated on 29 March, 2020
Thank you for dropping by! Please take a moment to read through the policies before you make a purchase.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Return items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Returns should be new, unused and carefully packaged to ensure they arrive back in a resalable condition. We will not be able to process a return if it has been damaged in transit. In addition, all initial and return shipping costs are non-refundable.
Payment
Major credit cards are accepted via Etsy Payments and Paypal. Additional payment options may be available at checkout depending on your location. If in doubt, just ask.
Delivery
Packages bound within Singapore are sent via Singapore Post Tracked Package, and will be delivered to your mailbox. For international orders, packages will be shipped via Registered Mail, and require a signature upon receipt. If there is no one available to take delivery, your postal service may leave a note with further instructions.

If you need expedited or courier shipping, please get in touch before placing your order.


PACKAGING

Your items are carefully packed in a reusable ziplock storage bag, (recycled but clean) bubble wrap and/or tissue paper, and mailed in a padded envelope. A plain kraft box may be used if the items are delicate.

If you are gift-giving and would prefer multiple items to be packed separately, please indicate this with your order, otherwise they will arrive all packaged together. Help us save the Earth!


ORDER PROCESSING

Please note that the 1-to-3 days order processing lead time is in addition to any lead time on made-to-order items (which will be specified in item descriptions).


DUTIES & TAXES

Please be aware you may be required to pay a customs duty/tax on your order, depending on its monetary value. Tellurus cannot and shall not be liable for any additional charges imposed by customs authorities at the shipment destination.


TRANSIT & DELIVERY

These are approximate transit times based on Singapore Post estimates:

Singapore – 2 business* days
Asia Pacific – 5 to 7 business* days
UK – 5 to 9 business* days
Europe – 6 to 12 business* days
USA, Middle East – 8 to 14 business* days

You will receive email confirmation via Etsy once your order has been shipped, including the tracking number if applicable. For international deliveries, it is normal to expect delays in transit times and customs clearance during peak holiday seasons, so do plan ahead.

In the unlikely event that you do not receive your shipment after 18 business* days, please contact us so that we can follow up with the postal service to trace the shipment.

*Business days are Mondays to Fridays, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and designated Singapore public holidays, as well as national holidays in your own country.
Additional policies and FAQs
All photography, jewellery and copy displayed in this Etsy shop belong to Tellurus. Please respect intellectual property rights and refrain from using any of the images or text/copy without prior permission or proper attribution.

** Yes, most things can be resized or tweaked somehow, just ask.

** Yes, bespoke and customised orders are more than welcome.

** Yes, remakes might be possible provided similar materials are still available.

** Sales or discounts are typically not effected on a regular basis, but there may occasionally be other kinds of promos. And, well, you never know!