BornInBrooklyn

Leather Bracelets and Handcrafted Jewelry

Brooklyn, New York · 1086 Sales

BornInBrooklyn

Leather Bracelets and Handcrafted Jewelry

Brooklyn, New York 1086 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(314)

Announcement   Leather bracelets and necklaces for men and women, custom-fit to your specs since 2009. Everything is made by me in my Brooklyn studio using genuine leather, sterling silver and other lead-free metals, and semiprecious gemstones. Some styles are just for women, but most of my jewelry is for guys too. I can make my bracelets in any size you need and in a wide range of colors -- from classic neutrals to bright red, blue, green, and orange, to vintage grays, browns, and blues.

I now have a collection of sterling silver charms you can use to personalize your jewelry piece. They're high-quality solid silver charms that move along the length of a bracelet or hang from a necklace. Perfect for adding special meaning to a gift.

A piece of jewelry from my shop makes a unique and affordable gift. If you need help choosing the right size, please get in touch with me. I can help figure out what size will be needed. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

The dyes used in my leathers meet all requirements of California laws regarding lead-free jewelry, and also comply with the even stricter German Goods Ordinance. The metals in my jewelry are all lead-free as well.

I offer an unconditional money-back guarantee. If you don't love the jewelry you receive from me, or if the size isn't right, or for any reason, you can return your order for an exchange or refund, whichever you prefer. I love my customers. It's important to me that you're completely happy with your experience when you buy from my shop.

Looking forward to making a special piece of jewelry for you or someone you love. Thank you for having a look around! I hope you'll find something you like.

All the best,

Allison Gentile

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 6, 2017

Leather bracelets and necklaces for men and women, custom-fit to your specs since 2009. Everything is made by me in my Brooklyn studio using genuine leather, sterling silver and other lead-free metals, and semiprecious gemstones. Some styles are just for women, but most of my jewelry is for guys too. I can make my bracelets in any size you need and in a wide range of colors -- from classic neutrals to bright red, blue, green, and orange, to vintage grays, browns, and blues.

I now have a collection of sterling silver charms you can use to personalize your jewelry piece. They're high-quality solid silver charms that move along the length of a bracelet or hang from a necklace. Perfect for adding special meaning to a gift.

A piece of jewelry from my shop makes a unique and affordable gift. If you need help choosing the right size, please get in touch with me. I can help figure out what size will be needed. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

The dyes used in my leathers meet all requirements of California laws regarding lead-free jewelry, and also comply with the even stricter German Goods Ordinance. The metals in my jewelry are all lead-free as well.

I offer an unconditional money-back guarantee. If you don't love the jewelry you receive from me, or if the size isn't right, or for any reason, you can return your order for an exchange or refund, whichever you prefer. I love my customers. It's important to me that you're completely happy with your experience when you buy from my shop.

Looking forward to making a special piece of jewelry for you or someone you love. Thank you for having a look around! I hope you'll find something you like.

All the best,

Allison Gentile

Allison Gentile

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Allison Gentile

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(314)
Madge

Madge on Apr 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Lovely gift box if you're buying a bracelet as a gift. Definitely recommended.

Madge

Madge on Apr 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous bracelet from the best Etsy seller in the world. Thank you for your beautiful jewelry! Immediate customer service help with sizing bracelets, super fast delivery, amazing quality of materials, and the add-on charms are adorable.

Madge

Madge on Apr 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

So cute! These high quality charms are an excellent way to personalize either a bracelet for yourself or for a gift recipient.

Madge

Madge on Apr 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous bracelet from the best Etsy seller in the world. Thank you for your beautiful jewelry! Immediate customer service help with sizing bracelets, super fast delivery, amazing quality of materials, and the add-on charms are adorable.

priscilla smith

priscilla smith on Feb 16, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Very pretty bracelet. Nicely made. The fit was a little big when I received it (my fault, I chose wrong size) so i contacted the seller and she was happy to fix it. I sent it back and it was returned within a few days. Now it's the perfect fit. I love the magnetic clasp too. So easy to put on and take off. Thank you Allison!!

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Updates

I made a special version of my Skye magnetic bracelets. I use my sterling silver clasps for these, along with a more-expensive leather cord that's braided in a unique way -- it gives the bracelet more beauty and character.
My charm collection has been updated! A couple of the original charms were no longer available, and I've added new ones to replace them -- a sweet anchor charm and a wire-wrapped turquoise bead.
One more design I created using those sterling silver tassels I fell in love with. This one has a genuine turquoise set in a bezel that goes just around the rim of the stone, so that the beautiful gemstone shows through on both the front and back.
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About

The Story of Born In Brooklyn Leather

I once took a trip to Montreal. While I was there I bought a handmade leather bracelet from a guy who was selling them on the street. I watched him making my bracelet before I bought it. How fascinating. That bracelet was special to me, and I wore it for years. I loved that it wasn't a mass-produced product, and that when I bought it I made a brief connection with the person who created it. It got me dreaming about making beautiful things and selling them directly to people.

Since starting Born In Brooklyn Leather in 2009, I've had the chance to make that dream a reality. It's like magic to me -- like going back to earlier days before large corporations and overseas factories came to dominate the American marketplace. I love communicating with my customers, getting a feel for who they are and hearing what they have to say about the things they've received from my shop. There's something really special to me about that connection, when another person likes my work enough to make it their own. I'd love to make a special piece of jewelry just for you.

All the best,
Allison Gentile

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  • Allison Gentile

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Allison Gentile studied fine art and jewelry design at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and moved to New York after graduation. Her artwork has been shown in galleries in New York City and Denver.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 25, 2016
Welcome to Born In Brooklyn Leather!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase. If you're unhappy with your order for any reason, please let me know right away. You can exchange your item or return it for a full refund of your purchase price. Get in touch with me and let me know what's wrong, and I'll do everything possible to make it right. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.
Shipping
FREE SHIPPING IN THE US with standard delivery. Priority Mail is available for an extra fee.

FOR CUSTOMERS OUTSIDE THE US:
I offer flat-rate shipping on all international packages. Buy more than one item at a time, ship everything to the same address, and you'll only pay shipping on the first piece -- the rest ship for free.

SHIPPING METHODS:
I ship standard packages using US Postal Service First Class with Delivery Confirmation. This gives a tracking code for US orders. It also provides a tracking code for many, but not all, other countries I ship to. I always send an email to confirm shipment after the package is mailed. International buyers must pay any customs fees, taxes, tariffs, etc. that may be charged upon delivery.

ITEMS LOST IN THE MAIL:
Until the package is marked as delivered in the tracking, I will maintain responsibility for it. After it's marked as delivered, I'm no longer responsible if the package gets lost or stolen. But if your order gets lost in the mail without being delivered, I will replace it at no additional cost to you. A reasonable wait time has to go by first to see if the package will eventually work its way through the system. My policy is to wait six weeks from the day the original order was shipped before sending out a replacement.

Since I started my business in 2009, not one package I've mailed to a US destination has ever been lost, although more than a few have been held up for long periods of time. Among the many packages I've shipped to other countries, only one was ever lost for good. It can take weeks, though, for a package to finally arrive, and the delay is always inexplicable. There's never any rhyme or reason as to why one package goes through quickly with no problem while the next one (even to the same customer) sits for weeks in one location without moving. Overall, though, I have to say that the US Postal Service does its job remarkably well.