BuildWithWood

Handmade Resin and Wood Nature Jewelry with Real Plants

Chicago, Illinois 695 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars (115)

BuildWithWood

Handmade Resin and Wood Nature Jewelry with Real Plants

Chicago, Illinois | 695 Sales

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Erin

Announcement    Resin and wood jewelry celebrating the world's flora since 2013.
Handmade in Chicago, IL.

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Last updated on Aug 18, 2019

Resin and wood jewelry celebrating the world's flora since 2013.
Handmade in Chicago, IL.

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5 out of 5 stars
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New mushroom pieces just added mushroom
#mushrooms #naturefashion #ecofashion #woodsyjewelry #woodsystyle #forestfinds
Some seasonal orange and otherwise slightly weird/witchy/woodsy pieces for the holiday season. jack_o_lanternfallen_leafspider
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#ecofashion #pagan #witchywoman #autumnal #witchyjewelry #witchy #natureworship #autumnalvibes #witchythings #horsetails
#botanicaljewelry #woodsy
Found this abandoned snail shell on the prettiest, most lovely remote beach in Northern Michigan.
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#snail #shell #moss #lichen #michigan #wildlife #floraandfauna #naturejewelry #woodlandfashion #naturelover #spiral #perfectform #lakemichigan
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About BuildWithWood

Sales 695
On Etsy since 2013

Resin and Wood Nature Jewelry Featuring the World's Flora.

BuildWithWood pieces are one-of-a-kind wearable nature features made from laser cut oak, resin, and the amazing variety of the world's flora. I'm a native Michigander living in Chicago, so many of my specimens are foraged from the midwest, and I especially like to celebrate our native species!

I especially focus on the bizarre and eccentric details in nature that normally go unnoticed- but deserve to be highlighted. Things like spore patterns on the underside of fern leaves, or the branching structure of a Pixie Cup lichen formation are generally more interesting to me than showy flowers. Each piece is 100% handmade by me in my home studio, and one piece can take weeks to complete.

My appreciation of the unique aspects of my subjects ultimately makes my pieces more significant to me, and hopefully also to you.
Cheers!
Erin

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    Resin and Wood Nature Jewelry Featuring the World's Flora. Handmade in Chicago, IL.

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Find BuildWithWood at the following upcoming markets!

  • Winter Made in Chicago Market
    Plumber's Hall
    1340 W Washington Blvd
    CHICAGO, IL

    Nov 30

    Join us to shop local and shop handmade this holiday season. You’re invited to join Chicago’s best makers and creatives for a day of shopping, celebration and fun. Explore beautiful products handmade by artists right here in Chicago. Sample delicious food and drinks and enjoy activities all day. We can’t wait to see you!

  • Chicago Artisan Market
    Morgan Manufacturing
    401 N Morgan St
    CHICAGO, IL

    Dec 1

    Coupon code for free tickets: HOLIDAY19

  • Renegade Craft Fair
    Bridgeport Art Center
    1200 W 35th St
    CHICAGO, IL

    Dec 7–8

    Shop from over 250+ of the county's foremost voices in craft and design, sip on a warm seasonal cocktail, snap a holiday photo, enjoy live vinyl DJ sets, workshop, and more!

  • Tiny Expo Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown Library
    343 S 5th Ave
    ANN ARBOR, MI

    Dec 14

    Tiny Expo features over 45 artists and crafters selling handmade wares in a festive library space in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 22, 2019
Welcome to my store, featuring one-of-a-kind resin and wood jewelry with plantlife foraged from around the world. Thanks for looking!

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 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
Returns and exchange details
I work hard to make sure all of my measurements are accurate as possible. Please read over the description to make sure you are happy with the size of the piece (and the hardware) before making a purchase. If you have any questions or would like a different view of any particular piece, just ask! If for any reason your pendant arrives damaged, convo me and I will work something out.
Payment
Payments may be made via PayPal or Direct Checkout.
Shipping
All domestic orders are shipped via USPS First Class Mail (USPS says 2-5 days, but in my experience it can take up to 10 days to arrive during peak mail dates/holidays). If you need it sooner, please select priority mail (1-3 day delivery time). Insurance is available upon request.

International orders are shipped via USPS First Class International. International customers are responsible for any additional taxes or fees imposed by the receiving country.

I'm happy to ship your item via your another method as well (i.e. if you need something sooner, or just don't like the USPS...) Just convo me and let me know what you prefer, and I'll figure out what the cost will be.
Additional policies and FAQs
Resin jewelry is very durable under normal conditions, however, the shiny surface can be scratched by sharp objects or dented by pressure, so it's best to store them individually. To keep plants from eventually fading, try to store them out of direct sunlight. If the surface collects smudges or fingerprints, just polish it back to a shine with a cotton cloth. It's best to keep them dry and out of extreme temperatures. Resin can become slightly malleable if heated, however, it will return to it's normal hardened state once it cools.


If your item is a gift and you want to add a message, convo me and I'll make it happen.