artisan metalsmithing & retro style hoop earrings

San Francisco, California · 5644 Sales


artisan metalsmithing & retro style hoop earrings

San Francisco, California 5644 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars

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Announcement   Artisan design, one of a kind, and the ever popular cold forged hoops, hand wrought from recycled sterling silver and karat golds, in 2 trick pony's northern California studio. All contributed content, design © 2 trick pony


Last updated on Mar 20, 2016

Artisan design, one of a kind, and the ever popular cold forged hoops, hand wrought from recycled sterling silver and karat golds, in 2 trick pony's northern California studio. All contributed content, design © 2 trick pony


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5 out of 5 stars

GreyRooster on Jun 22, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Love these hoops - very light weight, easy on/off with a twist, and mirror shine w/slight texture. Received these earlier than expected, and they arrived in a pretty '2 trick pony' gift box with info tucked neatly inside. Thanks for a beautiful pair of hand forged art!


Suzecav on Jun 22, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautifully crafted and comfortable enough that I will sleep with them, I couldn't be happier with these earrings. My husband's comment, unusual as he rarely notices such things, was that they were the perfect size for daily wear and that they really suited my face. I will certainly return to this shop when it comes time for me to buy a larger pair for dressy events. These are so comfortable, given how substantial they feel, that I really hope they last my lifetime!

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Peruvian pink opal framed with 14k gold on dark Sterling

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Aquamarine being its lovely self set in a relic necklace
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Silver and gold hand forged artisan jewelry from the lost coast of California

In the hills of rural northern California, I live way out in an area called the lost coast. Shop practices are eco friendly as are shipping and packaging.

A gold and silver smith with over 22 years experience, I make every piece of jewelry in my shop entirely by myself, using the traditional metalsmithing techniques of forging (moving metal with hammers), fabricating (connecting formed metal with solder), and fine stone setting. I love working with metal, it has been a lifelong obsession.
I hope you enjoy your visit to the 2 trick pony shop.

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    metalsmith and bench jeweler, designer and maker of 2 trick pony jewelry

Shop policies

Last updated on February 14, 2017
Welcome to 2 trick pony's shop. I am a traditional silver and goldsmith.
My designs are unique, original, entirely my own, and created one at a time by my own hand in my studio, using the age old methods of forging and fabricating.

I follow all the US laws regarding disclosure of enhancements of any stones in my shop, and use of certified conflict free stones.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
I accept pay pal, and credit cards through direct checkout, and with prior consent, US Postal money orders

Layaway is available on a case by case basis - please communicate with me if you want me to hold an item, I am sure I can work with you.
Please double check your address on the payment receipt. This is where your order will be shipped. Labels are generated automatically, not handwritten so they will be exactly as written. If the address comes up as un-deliverable, I will cancel the order. Reshipping fees of orders returned due to incorrect addresses are the responsibility of the customer.

When an order is placed, it goes into an order queue and is completed as I work my way down the line. Time frame varies between 2 to 4 weeks depending on how busy the shop is, how many orders I received in the days around your order, and the day of the week that I ship.

You will receive a conversation through etsy after purchase with an estimated time frame. And when the order is ready to go, you will receive an email with shipping information, tracking, etc.

Contact me for rush order information

USPS is the default shipping choice.
All domestic orders are sent insured and with tracking and Delivery Confirmation.
Domestic orders over $250.00 will require a signature
shipping upgrades affect the speed of shipping, not the item processing time.

Orders to Canada under 150.00 are shipped with 3rd party insurance and Delivery confirmation; these orders can take from 2 weeks up to 6 weeks to arrive.
Orders to Canada with a value over $150 are either shipped registered or express depending on the item. Tracking and insurance are included when available.

international orders under $150.00 are shipped 1st class with insurance; tracking is only semi dependable. Registered is an upgrade at an additional fee, but is the most secure method and recommended f you would like to track your parcel.

International orders "everywhere else" over $200.00, with express mail and insurance. Items that are significantly more valuable will be dealt with on an individual basis.

If an item is lost in shipping, I will refund or replace; however, I must be notified within 6 weeks of shipping date, and/or during the time the records are still available from the Post office. The customer may be required to fill out a form and file a report with the Post office or police to receive their refund. If your delivery address is sketchy, please upgrade to signature required. Insurance is void once a parcel is marked delivered.

Duties, Tariffs, and VAT:
These are the customer's responsibility; please educate yourself before purchasing, especially if you live in UK. Here is a link to HM rev & customs:

Falsifying import documents is a crime, with a $10,000 fine.
Refunds and Exchanges
* customer must notify shop within 48 hours of receipt
* customer pays shipping plus 10% restocking fee
* jewelry MUST be in new, unworn, unaltered condition
* Item must be returned/shipped within 2 weeks
* bizzarro situations will be handled on a case by case basis. Please contact me with any concerns.
*altered, customized and custom orders, which include rings made to size, are subject to a 30% restocking fee.
* shipping is non refundable
* rush items are not eligible for return

* free exchanges on any made to order item
*customer pays return shipping.
*exchanges on special orders will be dealt with on an individual basis

Do get in touch with me if there is a problem!
I will do everything I can to make you happy, I promise ♥
Additional policies and FAQs
RIngs sized with 2 trick pony's free ring sizer are eligible for one free ring sizing; rings that are made to order needing re-sizing, where I have not helped determine the size, will incur a small fee, or I will recommend a jewelry shop local to the customer to have their ring adjusted.

Custom orders are available, I require a non refundable 25% deposit on approval of the design to begin the project.

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Last updated on Jun 20, 2016
Frequently asked questions

For international sales, how are VAT and DUTIES paid?

VAT and Duty is the responsibility of, and paid by the customer.
NO VAT is included in the price of any item in this shop.
UK buyers take heed as VAT charges start at a low threshold and include a ridiculous £8 charge for transferring funds in addition to the tax.