GeminiDragonfly

Garden Art, Jewelry, Chalkboards - Unique and Handmade

801 Sales

GeminiDragonfly

Garden Art, Jewelry, Chalkboards - Unique and Handmade

801 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(232)

Announcement   We make all our Garden Art, Chalkboard Organizers and Jewelry ourselves, no outsourcing, no lasers, no computerized CNC - just truly handmade, Eco friendly designs, from mostly recycled materials! Support Small Business, Handmade and Recycling. Shop with GeminiDragonfly. Thank you!

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 30, 2018

We make all our Garden Art, Chalkboard Organizers and Jewelry ourselves, no outsourcing, no lasers, no computerized CNC - just truly handmade, Eco friendly designs, from mostly recycled materials! Support Small Business, Handmade and Recycling. Shop with GeminiDragonfly. Thank you!

Luke and Tamara Fountain

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Luke and Tamara Fountain

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(232)
Lesley Mills

Lesley Mills on May 17, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Item was beautifully done! I was delighted by the outcome!

Rhonda

Rhonda on May 5, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

So, so cute! Speedy delivery. Thank you very much!!!

Debby Franz

Debby Franz on Apr 21, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Adorable little mouse. Wish it was bigger for people to see it better, but obviously it’s a mouse. Love it.

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Updates

Need a custom sign? This address sign pays homage to my client's fur family. Created from an upcycled whisky barrel ring.
Someone is going to be finding these sweet little Diversity Birds under the tree on Christmas morning!
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About

Always Changing and Never Ending!

We have been working together to create Recycled Art for many years. It all started when Tamara drug a car hood in from the scrap pile years ago. Her late husband did hobby restoration of classic cars, so she was used to being around a plasma cutter, welder and auto body tools. She knew what she had to do. Use those tools to make art! Pretty soon the whole family was working together creating what became the family business. Lots of things have grown and changed through the years, but Tamara is still dragging pieces of tired metal in from the scrap yard then molesting and molding it in to Art. The shop is always a mess. Her hands are always scraped and burned and the music is always loud, but she still loves it!

During the quieter moments, Tamara creates jewelry from mostly recycled materials, as well. You'll see many different incarnations of her creative juices at GeminiDragonfly. Luke loves to forge in his spare time. Tamara's daughter, McKenzie, creates some of the jewelry, as well, and offers support in running the Etsy part of the family business. Tamara remarried and her husband, Rick, helps with shipping and art shows.

The inspiration and creative energy is always changing, so check in often. You never know what they'll decide to bring to life next!

Check out Fountain Family Artists' website, Artists In Steel, to see many things you won't see in their Etsy shop. http://www.artistsinsteel.com

Shop members

  • Tamara

    Owner, Artist/Designer, Shop Manager

    I guess I'm where this all started. I consider being an Artist my vocation which is described in the dictionary as an inclination, as if in response to a summons to undertake a certain kind of work. That's it in a nutshell for me.

  • Luke

    Sculptor, Artist/Designer

    I grew up with art in my life every day and had a welder in my hands before I was nine. I don't get to work with mom much nowadays, since I live too far away, but once in a while, I get to help her with a big art installation, just like old times.

  • McKenzie Paige

    Designer

    I grew up with soap stone in my hand, drawing my whimsical designs on steel for my mom to cut out (see some of the Fairies.) I'm pursuing my own creative life now, but still work the art shows from time to time and design Jewelry.

  • Rick R.

    Shipping And General Support

    I'm Tamara's husband and worked in Education my entire career. Now, I support Tamara's artistic endeavors by handling shipping, loading in and out of art shows and keeping us fed when she's working!

  • Miss Bee Haven aka Missy B

    Boss

    I'm the Queen Bee and they are but minions!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 21, 2018
GeminiDragonfly wants you to love what we create as much as we love creating it. Remember, everything is handmade and therefore, no two are exactly alike. We carefully select the materials and delicately construct and package each item. Our goal is to be as Eco conscious as possible, so recycled materials and packaging are used when available. Have fun shopping with us and COME BACK OFTEN!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Customer Satisfaction Guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with an item for any reason full refund is available less actual shipping charge, Etsy charges(3% of the item price) and PayPal charges and request must be made within 14 days of receipt of the item. Please contact us if you would like to return an item. Item must return in perfect condition and in original packaging in order to issue a full refund. We recommend shipping with delivery confirmation. *** All custom/bulk orders are non refundable***

NOTE: If you have any concerns, please contact us first before posting feedback, as it is our commitment to resolve any problems amicably.
Payment
The preferred methods of payment are Direct Check Out or PayPal. By these methods your item can ship out more quickly, usually within 3 to 14 days after payment. **Your purchase is not complete until you receive a receipt from Etsy or PayPal.

Cancellation of your order is only available on items that are NOT made to order and entirely at our discretion except within the European Union. Please be sure you are confident of your purchase. If you have any questions, please message us before purchasing.
Shipping
Your purchase will ship within 3 to 14 business days after payment has been received unless otherwise noted on the individual listing. If you need a different shipping time, please ASK us if it is possible first, before purchasing.

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DOMESTIC SHIPMENT - All purchases are shipped through USPS or Fed Ex. We are not liable for lost shipments.
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INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENT- International shipments are not tracked. If you would like to track your purchase, there is an additional charge and tracking is only available within the United States. Once the package has left the United States, it can no longer be tracked. Please contact us prior to your purchase and we will set up a custom listing for you reflecting the additional tracking amount. Thank you.
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Shipping for Custom Orders will receive an individual price quote.
Additional policies and FAQs
We love to help you create a special, personal gift when buying pieces for your friends and family, so let us know how we can help. Whether it's with wrapping or a personal note, we're happy to do what we can!