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Last updated on February 12, 2011
Welcome to the the Etsy shop for Barefoot Gallery.

The Barefoot Gallery is a small collective of artists who share energy, ideas, resources, and most of all... laughter. We work together well, but each create our own pieces. We share expenses, but each maintain our own costs and profits. We strive to make it easier for each other to share our art, because we truly believe in each other, and we really enjoy each other's creations.

~ Betsy Dimeo ~
Betsy is an artist who has been working with silver and semi-precious stones to create unique and one of a kind jewelry pieces for the past 15 years. She currently resides in Maplewood, NJ with her husband and 2 adorable children. Betsy has a passion for all things beautiful and crafty and loves sharing her work with those who appreciate it.

~ Shelly Dawn ~
Shelly Dawn is a writer, artist, workaholic and mom (not in that order). She creates one of a kind pieces of jewelry and mosaics using glass, ceramic, antique china, silver and semi-precious stones. Many of her beaded pieces are inspired by Victorian, Native American, African and East Indian bead weaving techniques, but her love of diversity makes her collections unique and always multi-faceted.

Though we exclusively sell on Etsy at this time, more of our visions and creations can be seen on our website -

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal
  • Money Order
Returns and exchanges
RETURNS - In the unlikely event an item received is not as described, please e-mail us immediately at BarefootGallery [!at] contact us through Etsy conversation.

We always hope that you are 100% satisfied with your order, but if you find something which concerns you, with your item(s), please let us know right away! We are proud of and stand behind what we make and sell, and want you to enjoy your items as much as we enjoy making them.

Please contact us for return within 2 weeks from the time you received the item. Items returned within 14 days will receive a full refund minus shipping costs. All other returns are subject to possible re-stocking fees.

***Note: For your protection, we strongly recommend that you insure any returns by insured mail, USPS, UPS or FedEx. We cannot be held responsible for items lost or damaged while shipping back to Barefoot Gallery.
We accept PayPal, and Money Orders Only.

Please Note - Regular credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express) can now be used through PayPal without setting up an account!

Money Orders must be received before the item will be shipped.

We reserve the right to cancel your order if payment arrangements are not made within 24 hours, and of course can not ship your order until payment has cleared.

New Jersey shipping addresses will have local sales tax automatically added to their invoices. (sorry!)
We ship USPS first class, with delivery confirmation, and will include insurance on all orders over $150 for no additional charge (for US orders only). If you wish to add insurance to smaller orders, please see the USPS rates below, and contact us and so that we can add it to your invoice and ship it as you wish.

~INTERNATIONAL ORDERS (Shipped to locations outside the US)~
Please contact us directly to arrange shipping and fees.

We will use your confirmed PayPal address for shipping unless you contact us with a different address for shipping.

**PLEASE NOTE - if your items are lost through the US Mail system, we will work with you to try to locate them with the "delivery confirmation" tracking codes, but without insurance (added by request of the buyer), we are not liable for lost, damaged or misplaced shipments.

**IF YOU HAVE CHOSEN TO INSURE THE SHIPMENT (rates below) - We will work with you and the Post Office to get immediate reimbursement and to re-create and re-ship your order as soon as possible.

$0.01 to $50 $1.75
$50.01 to $100 $2.25
$100.01 to $150 $2.75
$150 and up Free of Charge
Additional policies and FAQs

~Custom Items as seen on Etsy~
Most custom items (which have been specifically listed in our Etsy Shop) can be shipped within one week, unless otherwise noted in the 'Description' area. If you have any questions regarding our custom listings, please contact us via email @ BarefootGallery [!at] or through an Etsy conversation.

Additionally - We might be able to reproduce some pieces but our designs are one-of-a-kind and many of them are made with unusual components, we are not always able to re-create pieces which have sold, or are requested in an alternate size. However, if you are interested in one particular item that has been sold, and you would like to have another made, just like it, in another color, size, or with slight variation... please don't hesitate to send us a conversation via etsy (or email @ BarefootGallery [!at]

We are are very willing to do custom work (many times inspired by our other pieces), and love the opportunity to colloborate with our customers to create a beautiful new one of a kind pieces. ♥♥♥

We will use our discretion regarding repairs, and regardless of fault sometimes we will be able to perform repairs free of charge. Other times (with serious damage),missing pieces, or obvious neglect, we will need to charge nominal fees for repair. Please start a conversation with us through etsy or contact us directly via email at BarefootGallery [!at] for repair inquiries.

IF YOU ARE UNHAPPY WITH YOUR ORDER FOR ANY REASON, PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE LEAVING FEEDBACK. We will be happy to make arrangements to solve your concerns. We are a small family oriented business and it is our goal to please everyone! Positive feedback is very important to our livelihood. So if by chance, you have anything negative to say, please give us a fair chance to fix any problems you may have before posting anything negative in such a public forum. We are sure we can come to a happy arrangement that works for both parties.

Handcrafted jewelry may be delicate and should handled with care. Please don't overlook proper care of your jewelry. In order to avoid unnecessary devaluation, some basic tips include-
**Always remove your handmade jewelry when there is a risk of impact or exposure to chemicals including soaps and deoderants. (i.e. showering, swimming, sports or housework).
**Jewelry should be put on after make-up, fragrances and hair products.
**Do not remove your jewelry by pulling on their gemstones.
**Do not store your jewelry in piles. To avoid gemstones and metal jewelry scratching and tarnishing, store them in separate sections of a jewelry box, velvet, paper or silk or simply in a plastic bag.

~~~Thanks again for visiting and for your interest in our creations!!!~~~

Best Regards,
The Barefoot Artists