Aristocrafts

Couture Vintage Inspired Wedding Hankies & Accessories

1289 Sales

Aristocrafts

Couture Vintage Inspired Wedding Hankies & Accessories

1289 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Hello and welcome to my shop! Here you will find high-class custom-made wedding handkerchiefs and bridal accessories accented with Swarovski crystals, pearls, feathers and beautiful laces. It is always a pleasure for me to assist you so please don't hesitate to convo me if you have any questions.

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Hello and welcome to my shop! Here you will find high-class custom-made wedding handkerchiefs and bridal accessories accented with Swarovski crystals, pearls, feathers and beautiful laces. It is always a pleasure for me to assist you so please don't hesitate to convo me if you have any questions.

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Couture Vintage-Inspired Wedding Hankies and Bridal Accessories

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My inspiration are the aristocratic life and the products which yesteryears Europeans used to make their life more aesthetic, and I use various craft techiques (sewing, embroidering, jewelry making) to create my items. I wanted a shop name that reflected all this and this is how Aristocrafts was born.

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I learned how to sew and embroider from my mother and grandmothers when I was a child, and I inherited my creativity from my father and amazing grandfather.

Ever since I was a little girl I've had a soft spot for handkerchiefs and their delicate nature, but always regretted that with the modern days handkerchiefs seemed to become more plain and functional and lose their elaborate beauty. I also wasn't satisfied with the fact that if I wanted to have a beautiful hanky it had to be a vintage one, as I couldn't help but imagine how it was back in those days when the lady who owned the handkerchief opened it from a pretty new box and placed it in her purse for the first time, or carried it down the aisle on her wedding day for the happiest tears of her life.

So in 2011, inspired by a beautiful vintage handkerchief that I received as a gift, I decided to design and make a few handkerchiefs for the vintage-loving bride, and opened my shop on Etsy. My first handkerchief sold in less than two weeks after opening, and the rest is history.

Over the years, researching about antique eras and in old wedding magazines, I discovered numerous other vintage products that captured my attention, so I began expanding my product lines to lockets, pouches, hair accessories, garters, cuff links and pocket squares. My shop has evolved since those first bridal handkerchiefs and I can't wait to see what the future will bring!

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I strive to create high-quality items that will become family heirlooms for generations to come. I feel overjoyed when customers write back to say that they'll keep their hankies for their daughters to carry on their wedding day. For this reason, I work only with the finest materials and pay very much attention to details and finishing touches. I want to give these new products the same quality that the vintage items we now treasure have, and, as the artisans from centuries ago, I don't mind if that means investing more time, more effort or redoing a piece until it's perfect.

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I appreciate each and every one of the customers that have given me the opportunity to create something for their special day, and those who are considering it. Having just married a few years ago too, I fully understand how intense wedding planning may be, so I'll bend over backwards to assure that my customers will have a pleasant experience with my services and products. I love custom orders and it's always a pleasure to work together with my clients to design the product that they are looking for.

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This is what some of my customers are saying:

“This was the best experience I have ever had purchasing an item online. I received the hanky today and it was everything that was promised. The detail was great and the hanky is absolutely beautiful. I can't wait to give this to my soon to be wife on our wedding day. Great communication and excellent customer service. Thank you so much for everything.”

“Such a wonderful experience. The products are stunning, classy and timeless! Monica was SO helpful and kind. I highly recommend!! Thanks for being a part of my day!"

“Absolutely beautiful! I actually cried when I opened the package and read the sweet poems inside! So perfect! Thank you so much!”

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https://www.etsy.com/shop/Aristocrafts.

Thank you for taking the time to read a little about Aristocrafts and for taking a look at my shop. I hope you will find something you like!

Warmly,
Monica.

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  • Monica

    Owner, Maker, Customer Service

    Hi, I'm Monica, a young woman in love with weddings and eras gone by. These are the hands that lovingly sew, embroider, measure, cut, package and ship everything to you, assuring that your order goes directly from my to your hands.

Shop policies

Last updated on July 6, 2016
Hello and welcome to my Etsy Shop!

* * * Please note that during the very busy month of July my production time is 3 weeks. * * *

My creations mail to your Etsy Address so please be sure it is up to date.

Thank you for taking the time to read my Shop Policies.

Accepted payment methods

Payment
For the moment, I accept only PayPal payments. You don't need to have a PayPal account in order to place an order, all you need is your credit card information.

Please note that you need to click “Pay Now” and continue to PayPal in order to complete your PayPal payment. Your transaction for a listing is complete when you receive a Thank you and a Receipt from PayPal.
Shipping
All the products purchased in my shop are mailed to the address you have registered with Etsy. I ship via Registered Mail with a Delivery Confirmation Number.

{ Delivery times }
· Europe: 1-2 weeks.
· US, Canada & the rest of the world: 1-3 weeks.
In very rare cases it may take a little longer, if the package gets delayed in customs.

{ Rush orders }
+ $8 additional fee per item for 2-3 business days processing time.
+ $15 additional fee per item for 1 business day processing time.

· Express delivery (1-4 business days) available. Please convo me for more information ·

All my creations ship elegantly gift-wrapped.

US and Canada buyers kindly note that due to recent policy changes, a package may now sometimes stay in the customs office up to 30 days until it finally gets shipped to its destination.

International Buyers (outside the EU), please note:
Import duties and customs charges are not included in the product price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility.

Please check with your customs office to determine the possible additional costs prior to buying.
Refunds and Exchanges
My products are considered special occasion items of personal use only.
For that reason I do not refund or exchange.

All sales are final. Thank you for your understanding!
Additional policies and FAQs
I love custom orders, please don't hesitate to convo me if you have a special request!

Depending on the nature of your custom order, an additional fee may apply. If you would like pictures of the process and final product, there is a $10 fee per item.