ATeaLeaf

Jewelry with love in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon | 3012 Sales

ATeaLeaf

Jewelry with love in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 3012 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars (600)

Announcement   Welcome! My name is Alissa Thiele (pronounced Tea-lee) and my jewelry line is called A Tea Leaf. See what I did there? It's true, I do drink tea... preferably a minty tea. :)

You can find me on Instagram + Twitter: @atealeaf

Retailers that carry my jewelry: https://www.atealeafjewelry.com/retailers/

I also illustrate! Check out my other Etsy... www.alissathiele.etsy.com

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 6, 2018

Welcome! My name is Alissa Thiele (pronounced Tea-lee) and my jewelry line is called A Tea Leaf. See what I did there? It's true, I do drink tea... preferably a minty tea. :)

You can find me on Instagram + Twitter: @atealeaf

Retailers that carry my jewelry: https://www.atealeafjewelry.com/retailers/

I also illustrate! Check out my other Etsy... www.alissathiele.etsy.com

Alissa Thiele

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Alissa Thiele

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Our Amethyst post earrings are simple, sweet, and oh so comfortable! innocent Easily worn all day, whether you’re running errands or going out on the town. Also available in Malachite, Labradorite, Rose Quartz, and Turquoise. We sparkling_heart gemstones... how about you?!
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About

Short & Sweet

Ever since I was little, I've loved to make things with my hands. This started out as drawings and paintings, and then lead to majoring in Graphic Design in college. After a few years in the real world, my husband and I (and our cat, Yoshimi) packed up and moved to Portland to be surrounded by music, nature, and amazingly creative people.

The Pacific Northwest immediately began to inspire my artwork. I started creating collage work with found papers & botanical drawings under the name A Tea Leaf. I also got interested in the idea of making my art/designs wearable and began learning about jewelry making. I found that jewelry allowed me to explore art from a whole new perspective. I was addicted!

Today, A Tea Leaf jewelry is still inspired by nature and exploring the Pacific Northwest as well as vintage touches. It all happens from A Tea Leaf HQ (my apartment).

Q & A

Who are you and what do you do?
A Tea Leaf is modern jewelry. My latest line is a set of necklaces and earrings that I create with laser-cut geometric brass designs. I'm also inspired by taking vintage beads and combining them with my hand-drawn illustrations to make necklaces and earrings with a modern twist.

What do your customers love most about your products?
A great thing about A Tea Leaf is that I'm able to make modern jewelry really affordable (and giftable) for people. I do a ton of research about current trends and have a huge variety of laser-cut pieces (geometric shapes, ginkgo leaves, Boston Terriers, cats, etc.) so there's something for everybody.

Any new exciting news you'd like to share with our readers?
One of my illustrations is going to be featured on the set of the new HBO show 'Big Little Lies' (starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Adam Scott)!

What do you love most about craft show vending?
I love being out there meeting new people and learning about them up close and personal. I'm on the shy side so vending at shows gives me the opportunity to meet new people that I normally wouldn't. It's awesome to see people getting excited about jewelry the same way I do!

Shop members

  • Alissa Thiele

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Maker, Marketer, Curator, Photographer, Shipper, Customer Service

  • Justin Thiele

    Customer Service, Wholesale Coordinator

  • Rachel

    Assistant, Maker

  • Brooke

    Assistant, Maker

  • Jem

    Assistant, Maker

Shop policies

Last updated on February 7, 2019
Welcome to A Tea Leaf. Please read the information below to familiarize yourself with my policies before purchasing. If you have a question feel free to send me a convo!

Accepted payment methods

Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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 personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
Returns are not accepted. I do my best to accurately represent my items in photos and descriptions. Exchanges within 14 days of receipt for an UNWORN item of equal or lesser value are possible if the item for some reason does not meet your expectations. After this time, exchanges cannot be honored. Prior notification is required (please contact me via convo). Items that are returned without prior contact cannot be exchanged. The buyer is responsible for the shipping costs unless the item is defective.

Please note that returns are not accepted for reasons related to customs fees, shipping times, or other stated policies and descriptions.
Shipping
I ship USPS First Class mail. Orders are shipped from 3-5 business days (Mon-Fri). There will be no receipt included in the package unless requested. I will send you a message letting you know your purchase is on its way!

International orders will be shipped First Class International. Note that buyers are responsible for any additional charges incurred. Please know your country's custom fees and taxes when purchasing internationally.

If you have any special requests please convo me before you place your order, or as soon as possible. I cannot honor requests that were not discussed before you placed your order.

Domestic (US) orders shipped via First Class can arrive within a few days or even longer than a week. International First Class packages can take anywhere from a week to several weeks (and over a month or even two) to arrive. Packages are frequently delayed at customs which is unfortunately random and out of my control, which causes delays of delivery. Please note that everything takes longer to receive during the holidays (November-December), so shipping times are even longer.

Please make sure that your ETSY MAILING ADDRESS is correct. I do not look at your address on Paypal, only Etsy. If your address is incorrect, packages cannot be resent unless paid for again by you.

To keep our postage costs down, the shipping cost do not include insurance. If you would like faster or insured shipping, please convo me for details and shipping quotes.

More information

Last updated on Feb 11, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Care instructions

Remove jewelry before showering or swimming. Avoid contact with water, excess humidity, lotion, hairspray, and perfume. Tarnish occurs naturally and metal reacts differently from person to person. Some body oils make the metal oxidize faster than others.

To prolong oxidation of the metal, store jewelry in a cool and dry place. For extra protection, store jewelry in an airtight ziplock bag.

Find specific care instructions and material info here: https://www.atealeafjewelry.com/care

Where can I see A Tea Leaf jewelry in person?

View a list of retailers in your area here: https://www.atealeafjewelry.com/retailers/

Gift wrapping and packaging

Jewelry will be thoughtfully packaged in a jewelry box and then shipped in a bubble mailer.

Can I pick up my order if I'm in Portland?

I don't have my own brick & mortar shop, so there isn't an easy way to do pickups. Coordinating pickups takes a lot of time and back-and-forth, so I'm not able to offer local pickup unfortunately.