Coryographies: Handmade Book Jewellery by Cory

Southampton, United Kingdom · 3111 Sales


Coryographies: Handmade Book Jewellery by Cory

Southampton, United Kingdom 3111 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Cory Stade

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Cory Stade


A Choreographer of Clay

I always molded things as a child - whether it was homemade playdoh my parents made me and my brother, or clay from the mud bank near our house (I remember drying tiny mice figurines on the woodstove!), a malleable starburst candy (before eating - tastes better as a cat shape!), or simple plasticine made into television characters. I guess moving on to polymer clay makes sense in hindsight!

And I've always needed that creative outlet. In Spring 2011 I opened my shop on Etsy. A colleague in my office had one, and I thought, "I could do that!". I went out to Hobbycraft and bought £20 worth of polymer clay and set to it.

In December 2011 my contract at work ended. I took it as an opportunity - I could look for another job, or I could see how far I could take my crafting. I gave myself three months, then another three... the ride has been too fun to stop! Now I don't know if I could ever return to the office!

I've now gone back to university to do a PhD in archaeology (my other interest!). Etsy helps me afford the tuition and gives me the flexibility to work around my studies. I love making my jewellery and I have so many more designs up my sleeve - I look forward to making them for many years more!

Shop members

  • Cory Stade

    Owner, Maker

    I'm a Canadian expat who moved to the UK to study archaeology! I've always needed a creative outlet; being able to share my craft on Etsy makes me so happy, and I love connecting with people from all around the world.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 7, 2017
Welcome to my shop where you will find hand-crafted wooden and polymer clay bookish jewellery and accessories!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Please let me know if there is a problem - I will treat every situation carefully and individually, so please do be in touch if you have a concern!
I accept payment through Etsy only - either by card or or by paypal.
I ship first class in the UK, and regular mail to the rest of the world. I post everything international with a UK customs sticker on it showing its contents. If you would like your item tracked, please contact me to arrange this before purchase.
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All purchases from Coryographies are subject to UK legislation.