GeometricSkies

Jewellery & Home Decor Accessories

Sydney, Australia · 195 Sales

GeometricSkies

Jewellery & Home Decor Accessories

Sydney, Australia 195 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(55)

Shop owner

Monica N.

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Announcement   Geometric Skies handcrafts jewellery and home decor accessories for badass individuals in Sydney, Australia.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY:
▲ “Monica designed the perfect piece that fit with all my specifications and she kept me involved throughout the entire process. She updated me regularly, and was genuinely excited to help me receive a piece of jewelry that I loved. The piece was well-made and beautiful, absolutely ideal when it came to me in the mail, and I feel that the time put in and the quality was well worth any price or wait.” – Chanel W.

▲ “Monica is a truly gifted jewellery maker and an absolute dream to deal with. I recently commissioned her to design a custom piece for me and she made the whole process fun and easy. She listened to what I wanted and made sure I was kept up to date along the way. Her pieces are always made with great care and her presentation is immaculate. I am so thrilled with the final product and happy to support such a talented local designer” – Miles C.

LET'S BE FRIENDS & GET SOCIAL!
🌴 Join our Pool Party to get exclusive access to a cool VIP $20 gift card, downloadable freebies and other gangster perks! Visit ➼ http://geometricskies.com/gifts for your invitation and chill pool side with the #geometricgirlgang! 🌴

▲ BLOG: geometricskies.com
▲ GRAM WITH US: instagram.com/geometric_skies
▲ PIN WITH US: pinterest.com/geometric_skies

GET IN TOUCH
If you'd like to get in contact with me, send a message via Etsy Convo or if you prefer email: hello[a!]geometricskies.com

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 1, 2017

Geometric Skies handcrafts jewellery and home decor accessories for badass individuals in Sydney, Australia.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY:
▲ “Monica designed the perfect piece that fit with all my specifications and she kept me involved throughout the entire process. She updated me regularly, and was genuinely excited to help me receive a piece of jewelry that I loved. The piece was well-made and beautiful, absolutely ideal when it came to me in the mail, and I feel that the time put in and the quality was well worth any price or wait.” – Chanel W.

▲ “Monica is a truly gifted jewellery maker and an absolute dream to deal with. I recently commissioned her to design a custom piece for me and she made the whole process fun and easy. She listened to what I wanted and made sure I was kept up to date along the way. Her pieces are always made with great care and her presentation is immaculate. I am so thrilled with the final product and happy to support such a talented local designer” – Miles C.

LET'S BE FRIENDS & GET SOCIAL!
🌴 Join our Pool Party to get exclusive access to a cool VIP $20 gift card, downloadable freebies and other gangster perks! Visit ➼ http://geometricskies.com/gifts for your invitation and chill pool side with the #geometricgirlgang! 🌴

▲ BLOG: geometricskies.com
▲ GRAM WITH US: instagram.com/geometric_skies
▲ PIN WITH US: pinterest.com/geometric_skies

GET IN TOUCH
If you'd like to get in contact with me, send a message via Etsy Convo or if you prefer email: hello[a!]geometricskies.com

Monica N.

Contact shop owner

Monica N.

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(55)
Katrin Findeisen

Katrin Findeisen on Dec 19, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Eine sehr nützliche Sache um zu Hause das Ringmaßen zu bestimmen. Vielen Dank

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Updates

Timeless yet on-trend, the crawler earring is sure to be a rest day staple. Perfect for adding a refined polish to your ensemble, team them up with the matching ring for an ultra chic look. Shop the look via www.geometricskies.etsy.com.

About

Jewellery & Home Decor accessories for badass individuals

My name is Monica and I'm a corporate cubical escape artist (read: ex Big 4 accountant) turned jewellery and home decor accessories maker and designer. I didn't always think that I was the "creative type". Growing up in a very traditional Chinese family, there was always a strong emphasis on the highly rational academic subjects like mathematics, economics and science. Studying these very rational subjects was the only life I knew. Even though as a child I loved drawing and arts and crafts, the elusive dream of using my creativity in my future career was just not a possibility at all. Almost a "joke" because anything that involved creativity was just seen as a "hobby" only. Nothing more.

I started designing and hand-making jewellery as a personal hobby during the last year of uni studying a Business/Arts in International Studies degree. The hobby came about because I was never able to find anything in the shops that was me. That was my style. So it just felt natural to start making something that was essentially me. It was fun to take a break from studying numbers and satisfying to flex my creative muscles, turning an idea from my head into a tangible piece of jewellery that was a bit adventurous, a splash of fun and pushed the boundaries.

During that time, I was only creating pieces for myself, but after receiving a lot of positive feedback and comments from passer-by’s on the street, friends, family and friends of friends about my pieces being ‘unusual and unique’ I was encouraged to entertain the idea of opening an online shop.

I began brainstorming ideas for my shop’s name in 2010. I've always loved geometric patterns and shapes. For me, it gives a sense of precision and order. It's sleek, edgy, minimalist and looks effortless. Combining this idea with the concept of ‘skies’, which represents a blank slate and complete creative freedom, geometricskies.etsy.com was born!


After graduating, I started working in one of the big 4 accounting firms in 2011. My life turned into something where I just trawled through masses of data on Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables, vlookups and writing reports that no one read or really cared about.

Wonderful.

I questioned this "life" of mine. Was this what I wanted for the next 5 or 10 years? I dreaded Mondays and felt so sluggish and demotivated having no concrete direction in my life.

In April 2013, an unexpected email inviting me to participate at the first Sydney RAW artists showcase was the beginning of something exciting. For the first time in a long time, I felt alive that night. It was electrifying connecting with people who genuinely loved what I made with my two hands. The fact that something I made could bring such joy and excitement to someone's life fuelled my confidence and self-belief in my creativity and it made the idea to pursue jewellery design full-time more real.

After this event, I exhibited in Etsy Interactive’s exhibition at the Fracture Gallery in Federation Square Melbourne as part of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival and debuted in the Sydney Finders Keepers Markets to name a few. So I finally did what felt right to me. I left my accounting career at the end of 2013 and decided to enroll in a Jewellery and object design course in 2014.

In my career now, I feel so much more excited and fulfilled because I get invited to share in something deeply personal and precious to my customer and can work with them to make something beautiful that represents a special moment, event or breakthrough. The jewellery we create together is special, meaningful, and something highly treasured by my customer. There's no better feeling than this!

Shop members

  • Monica

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    My love of making jewellery started as a child collecting glittery sequins, moons and music notes...

Production partners

  • Casting House

    Sydney, NSW

    We're partnered with a reputable casting house in Sydney, Australia that uses the latest technology and techniques, so that our jewellery is only made from eco-friendly recycled metals that do not harm the earth and are of the highest quality.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 1, 2017
A BIG hello and welcome to Geometric Skies!

My name is Monica and I'm a corporate cubical escape artist turned handmade jewellery maker and designer. All items of jewellery are designed and created by hand in Sydney, Australia. Enjoy your time here with us at Geometric Skies!

If you have any further questions or would like to ask about custom designs or collaborations, please feel free to send me a message via Etsy convo or email me at hello [!at] geometricskies.com

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
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
▲ DO YOU ACCEPT EXCHANGES/REFUNDS FOR DAMAGED GOODS?

If, on the very rare occasion, that an item arrives damaged or does not arrive within 30 days of the item being sent, etc please send me a message WITHIN 14 DAYS OF RECEIPT and I will work out a resolution with you as soon as possible to ensure that you are a satisfied and a happy customer. Your satisfaction is my number 1 priority!

I may request that you send me a photo and describe the condition of the item(s), just so that I can be better prepared in the future.

If you're eligible for a refund, I will refund your total minus Etsy and Paypal/Credit card processing fees.

▲ OH NO! THE DIMENSIONS AREN'T WHAT I EXPECTED, WHAT CAN I DO?

Although dimensions are described on all listings in both metric and imperial measurements, if for any reason, a piece of jewellery you've bought does not fit or you would like an adjustment to be made, send me a message WITHIN 14 DAYS OF RECEIPT and I'll work out a resolution with you so that you're a satisfied and a happy customer.

▲ ARE THERE ANY ITEMS YOU WON'T EXCHANGE/REFUND?

For health and safety reasons, unfortunately Geometric Skies cannot accept refunds/exchanges on items such as earrings or custom made designs.

▲ DO YOU ACCEPT REFUNDS/EXCHANGES FOR CUSTOM DESIGNS?

For custom designs, as the nature of these pieces are designed and made especially for you, unfortunately Geometric Skies cannot accept refunds/exchanges.

Every reasonable effort will be made during the design process to confirm that the proposed sizing will be suitable for you. If an adjustment is required after you have received your order, please send me a message WITHIN 14 DAYS OF RECEIPT and I shall work out a resolution with you.

▲ WHO PAYS FOR POSTAGE IF I EXCHANGE/RETURN/REQUIRE AN ADJUSTMENT?

For all exchanges/returns/adjustments I request that the buyer pay for both ways of postage (i.e. sending it back to me and for me to send it back to you.)

Please let me know if you'd prefer tracking/signature upon delivery etc options and I shall arrange the private custom listing accordingly.
Payment
▲ HOW CAN I PAY?

Geometric Skies accepts paypal, major credit and debit cards or Etsy gift cards and requests that all payments are made promptly.

▲ WILL THERE BE TAXES/CUSTOMS FEES/DUTIES CHARGED ON MY ORDER?

10% GST will be charged on orders within Australia.

For orders sent outside of Australia, please check with your local customs office for more information about any taxes/customs fees/duties that may be charged to the recipient upon arrival in your country. The buyer is responsible for any additional taxes/customs/fees that may be applicable.
Shipping
▲ HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR MY ORDER TO BE MADE?

Since most items are made-to-order and are completed on a first ordered, first made and shipped basis, it may take up to 10 business days to complete the items ordered after payment is received and an additional 7-21 business days for the order to arrive (depending on your location).

▲ HOW WILL MY ORDER BE SHIPPED & PACKAGED?

All items are shipped through standard ground or air mail (depending on your location in the world) with shipping upgrades available during the last step of checkout.

All jewellery items will be gift wrapped in black tissue paper and placed inside a kraft paper box to ensure that the item(s) arrive safely and securely.

▲ WHICH COMPANY SHIPS MY ORDER?

Shipping is through Australia Post - www.auspost.com.au. All shipping prices listed are standard postage prices for ground for domestic Australian orders or standard air-mail for international customers (i.e. no tracking number and no signature required on receipt unless requested at check out.)

Approximate shipping guide:
Within AUS: 2 - 5 business days
EU & USA: 10 - 21 business days
Other regions: 10 - 21 business days

▲ DO YOU OFFER EXPRESS/UPGRADED SHIPPING/SIGNATURE UPON DELIVERY ETC. OPTIONS?

Yes I do! If you'd like for your package to be sent through express post, upgraded shipping with tracking or would like to request for the package to be signed for upon delivery (i.e. to receive a tracking number and to sign for the package upon delivery), please select the appropriate option at the final stage of checkout.

▲ WHAT HAPPENS IF MY ITEM(S) DOESN'T ARRIVE IN THE EXPECTED TIME FRAME?

On the very rare occasion, if you have not received your item(s) after the approximate shipping time suggested, please let me know and I will investigate the item(s) sent with Australia Post, keep you updated on its status and work out a resolution for you. Sometimes it may take slightly longer than the approximate delivery time frames depending on the time of the year (e.g. Christmas, Valentines etc) and your location within the world (up to and including more than 30 business days), so please be patient as Australia is far away from everyone in the world.

▲ WHERE IS MY ORDER BEING SHIPPED FROM?

All items are sent from Sydney, Australia. Australia is pretty far from everyone else in the world, so please be patient for your order to arrive.
Additional policies and FAQs
▲ I'D LOVE TO COLLABORATE/WORK WITH YOU! HOW CAN I REACH YOU?

Woohoo! I'm excited about collaborations and working with new people and would love to discuss it further with you - just message me via Etsy convos or better yet, email me at monica [!at] geometricskies.com and let's kick off the adventure! :)

▲ HOW DO I CARE FOR MY JEWELLERY?

As a special customer of Geometric Skies, I'd love to gift you with a bonus care guide that will help you clean and care for your sterling silver jewellery in under 5 minutes! Just visit: http://geometricskies.com/gifts to download your free guide!

All jewelry components are lead and nickel free.

Some sterling silver jewellery components may be prone to some tarnishing over time. Please perform a gentle wipe down with a silver polishing cloth to remove the tarnish from your jewellery and restore it back to its shiny self.

Please store your jewellery back in the kraft box it comes with, when you're not wearing it.

Please remember to avoid direct contact with water/liquids/perfumes/creams. It is also recommended that you remove your jewellery before going swimming or showering. Leave your jewellery as the last item you put on as part of your outfit.

▲ HOW COME MY JEWELLERY DOESN'T LOOK IDENTICAL TO THE PICTURE?

As items are hand made, each item may not be exactly identical to the item pictured in my shop due to natural differences that arise due to the items being completely handcrafted. But rest assured, differences (if any) will only be slight.

▲ DO YOU MAKE CUSTOM DESIGNS?

Yes I do make custom designs! Send me a message or email at monica [!at] geometricskies.com and we can start discussing how to bring your creation to life!

▲ DO YOU SELL YOUR JEWELLERY ON CONSIGNMENT/WHOLESALE ACCOUNT?

Yes I do! Please send me a message or email at monica [!at] geometricskies.com to discuss.

▲ WHAT IS 925 STERLING SILVER?

Sterling silver is an alloy containing 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. Silver by itself it too soft to be used for jewellery, therefore, a portion of copper is added into the alloy to increase its strength and durability.

For more information about the common types of metal jewellery is made from visit my blog post here to learn more: http://bit.ly/whatsjewellerymadefrom

▲ WHAT IS LASER WELDING?

Laser welding is a very accurate process, whereby a microscopic laser beam is used to melt two metal surfaces to join them together. I used this method to create my collection of 9 ear cuffs designed to raise awareness about animal testing in the cosmetics industry available here: http://etsy.me/1QW8XEK

More information

Last updated on May 9, 2016
Frequently asked questions

How long will it be until my order arrives?

Shipping is through Australia Post - www.auspost.com.au. All shipping prices listed are standard postage prices for ground for domestic Australian orders or standard air-mail for international customers (i.e. no tracking number and no signature required on receipt unless requested at check out.)

Approximate shipping guide:
Within AUS: 2 - 5 business days
EU & USA: 10 - 21 business days
Other regions: 10 - 21 business days

Do you make custom designs?

Yes I do make custom designs! Send me a message or email at monica [!at] geometricskies.com and we can start discussing how to bring your creation to life!

How do I clean and care for my Geometric Skies jewellery?

As a special customer of Geometric Skies, I'd love to gift you with a bonus care guide that will help you clean and care for your sterling silver jewellery in under 5 minutes! Just visit: http://bit.ly/carecleanguide to download your guide at no charge!

All jewelry components are lead and nickel free.

Some sterling silver jewellery components may be prone to some tarnishing over time. Please perform a gentle wipe down with a silver polishing cloth to remove the tarnish from your jewellery and restore it back to its shiny self.

Please remember to avoid direct contact with liquids/perfumes/creams. It is also recommended that you remove your jewellery before going swimming or showering. Leave your jewellery as the last item you put on.