Handmade in Ireland. Avocado Stone and Bronze pieces.

Newport, Ireland

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Jan Campbell

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About AvocadoStoneFaces

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On Etsy since 2015

How I started carving avocado stones

Welcome to my shop! I started carving avocado stones in 2014. One day, while preparing an avocado sandwich, I felt reluctant to throw the avocado stone into the bin. I thought that it was too nice an object to throw away. I decided to hold onto the stone so I could take my time thinking about what to do with it. The avocado stone accompanied me as I went about my day, for a few days, inside my coat pocket. When I accidentally scraped the surface of the stone with my nail, a beautiful deep orange pigment surfaced. It occurred to me then to try carving it. I sourced some lino-cutting tools and carved a strange little face into the stone. It was so fun! The carved stone began to dry and after a week it was as hard as wood. I attached some string and it became my first avocado stone pendant.

Shop members

  • Jan Campbell

    Owner, Creator

    I'm an artist living in the West of Ireland. I love creating with the materials I find around me :)

Production partners

  • Bronze Fine Art Foundry

    Dublin, Ireland

    Cast original designs by Jan Campbell in bronze.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Welcome! I am happy that you found my shop :)
My shop is proudly plastic free!

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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
Please contact me with queries.
I accept credit card and Paypal payments.
Orders are shipped via Registered mail. Tracking information will be provided. My packaging is made from 100% recycled paper materials, or other natural items. I never use plastic.