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GeekStarCostuming

Uncommonly Awesome Geekery and Accessories

Portland, Oregon · 1931 Sales

GeekStarCostuming

Uncommonly Awesome Geekery and Accessories

Portland, Oregon 1931 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(520)

GeekStarCostuming is taking a short break

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Note from shop owner Hello beautiful person! Don't panic! I am taking a break until December 28th and then you can resume our regularly scheduled shopping. I can still get messages here and through my Facebook page over at www.facebook.com/geekstarcostuming or on any of my other easy to find social media.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Nov 29, 2016

Hello beautiful person! Don't panic! I am taking a break until December 28th and then you can resume our regularly scheduled shopping. I can still get messages here and through my Facebook page over at www.facebook.com/geekstarcostuming or on any of my other easy to find social media.

Claire Cassidy

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Claire Cassidy

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(520)
Tanya Harrison

Tanya Harrison on Dec 6, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely LOVE it! So shiny and very recognizable as Curiosity. :)

Siri Patterson

Siri Patterson on Nov 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It is absolutely beautiful! I love the shape, which is definitely the most accurate out of any other bat'leth earrings available. It looks as pictured (I included a picture of my own to prove it). And the acrylic is so shiny! Best of all, it matches my purse. Quick and pleasant service as well as beautiful packaging. Keep up the great work!!

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About

Bringing quality hadcrafted geekery to the masses.

I have been making my whole life, starting out with my best friend selling painted rocks at our local library and school fairs. The magic of finding out that people would give us money for things we made never really wore off :D I started face painting and making things for Christmas bazaars, always finding a new medium to work with for years.

In our teens we (in the beginning it was always my best friend/business partner and I, things are so much easier with a friend) started selling handcrafted circus equipment such as spinning poi, hula hoops and juggling balls. We found that the perfect outlet for selling things was in person at festivals and fairs, so we started opening a booth wherever we could! Costuming quickly became a popular thing to sell, from horns to wings to flower garlands, we loved to make it all, and succeeded!

When we discovered geeky conventions in 2005, it all came together in a beautiful way. I am a total geek, I read more then talk, I own an original Nintendo and geeky conventions are my favorite niche.

My best friend and partner has since moved to San Francisco in sunny California, and I have grown my own successful business selling handcrafted geeky accessories at conventions up and down the west coast of the U.S.A. It in incredibly hard work, but oh so worth it!

My Etsy shop is now my favorite new project and I spend ENDLESS hours tweaking things, making things clearer, working with customers...basically trying to make it the best experience possible for YOU! It is extremely rewarding to truly interact with people and make them happy, you will always be talking straight to me, the maker!

Keep an eye on my adventures, my glowing clip on cat ears are taking off and it is going to create a lot of rad opportunities for more stuff! Thank you all for helping this micro business SUCCEED!

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Shop members

  • Claire Cassidy

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, ALL THE ROLES.

    This is my shop! It takes all of my time and love like a puppy! A wonderful puppy made of rainbows!

Shop policies

Last updated on February 18, 2016
Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my shop! I am a huge geek and have no problem going way too far with that, and you get to benefit from my obsessions! I am a maker and artist of many years and am a vendor at many nerdy events and conventions on the Pacific Northwest coast. Look for me at a comicon near you!

I am also obsessed with glowing thing and L.E.Ds are my spirit animal, so expect quite a bit of handmade glowing accessories.

Everything in my shop is handmade with extreme love and care and quality assurance.

I am currently trying very very hard to keep up with my online orders, but my shop is getting so popular it is occasionally overwhelming! I want you lovely people out in the wide world to be able to buy my stuff of you want to so I am slowly changing how I manage my large numbers of orders to be able to keep my online presence :) That said, I occasionally get overwhelmed with orders and have to take a shop vacation or take down certain products. Don't worry! They will be back.

I am always available to communicate and work with any question or difficulty, Keep in mind that I am human and it make take a day for me to get back to you ;)

I am finally able to work at expanding my online presence and have collected almost all of the social media accounts possible, so find me on your favorite one! I will be posting coupons and sales to my Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook. Find me by searching for GeekStar or GeekStarCostuming

Keep Calm and Geek On!

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
Payment
I take many forms of payment and ship after they have gone though, so for money orders or checks I wait until they clear or arrive before starting work.
Shipping
Everything typically takes 3-5 days to make and then 3-5 days to ship first class within the USA. On rare occasion first class shipping does have the legal right to take up to 10 days. Times vary internationally, but usually don't take over a few weeks at most, though this CAN CHANGE. I CAN ADD INSURANCE, but please let me know you would like it. Thanks! You can track your package domestically through the tracking number provided with your order info!

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS PLEASE NOTE: Please be aware that international orders may get temporarily held up in Customs. Check with your country's customs department for details. You need to be aware that your own country's customs service may impose a range of import fees, taxes, tariffs, duties at the time of delivery. These are not in my control and I have no way of knowing when or if they will be imposed or how much they might be. For information you should contact your local customs agency. You as a buyer are responsible for any customs fees that may be required by your country in order for you to accept your item. (Sidenote, this is pretty rare!)

I have had additional charges added to some large orders going to the UK!! This fee will have to be paid by you and I never see any of it. Sorry!
Refunds and Exchanges
I am happy to refund your item or money if you are not satisfied for any reason, please just message me right away and I am more then happy to figure out the problem and fix it the best I can.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do love to do custom orders if and when it is possible, just message me with any ideas and I will see if I can help!