Designs for Steampunk, Cosplay & Vintage enthusiasts.

Townsend, Massachusetts

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GildedButerflyStudio is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Shop closed for renovations until1/16/2022. Reopening with more vintage treasures.
Please stop by again.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jan 8, 2022

Shop closed for renovations until1/16/2022. Reopening with more vintage treasures.
Please stop by again.

Sue Piantaggini

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Sue Piantaggini


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
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About GildedButerflyStudio

Sales 166
On Etsy since 2012

We peruse antique shops searching for unusual items to offer you.

The exquisite workmanship of the Victorian era and the elegant styles of the 1930's influence our unique design aesthetic. Our artistic creations transform Steampunk & Cosplay devotees into timeless characters. You are sure to find something unique that's perfect for your next event!

Shop members

  • Sue Piantaggini

    Owner, Artist

    Sue excels in the design & finishing aspects of our decor pieces; as well as the design & construction of our clothing & jewelry.

  • Don Piantaggini


    Don is proficient in the design, construction & repurposing of our vintage decor pieces.

Production partners

  • Don

    Pepperell, MA

    My hubby Don builds the items, adds the electric.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 25, 2020
Gilded Butterfly Studio's pieces are precisely made to meet high standards, you can be sure of their quality.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
You are welcome to request a cancellation within 24 hours of purchase.
Returns: Due to the nature of vintage pieces, we do not accept returns.
Exchanges: We do not accept exchanges. Since our items are one-of-a-kind, we would not have an exact replacement.
Payment accepted through PayPal and all major credit cards. Items will be shipped when payment has cleared. If payment is not made within 48 hours of confirming the purchase, we reserve the right to cancel the order and relist the piece.

Use secure PayPal without an account: At checkout choose PayPal. Submit order, click the "pay now" button. Scroll down to the credit card option.

Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.
- We ship through the US Postal Service. All orders are shipped, after payment
has been received, within 3 days.
- All orders will be shipped to the address that you provide on your order.
- We pack our items with special care to insure they will arrive in perfect condition.
- Gilded Butterfly Studio is not responsible for any items that are delayed, get lost or
damaged in transit for either domestic or international shipments.
- International buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.
We are not responsible for delays due to customs.
- USA estimated general standard shipping times:
- 48 states: 2-9 business days.
- Alaska / Hawaii / Puerto Rico: 3-5 weeks.
-Military APO/FPO/DPO: depends on operational conditions and the unit of the
-International estimated general standard shipping times:
Priority Mail International is faster than First Class Package International Service, with shipments generally arriving at their destinations within 6–10 days. USPS 2019
Additional policies and FAQs
1. Reserves/layaways are offered, please leave a message. A refundable down payment will reserve the item. A reasonable payment amount , once decided upon, will be due once a month until your item is paid in full.

2. Please take a minute to leave a positive review. This gives perspective buyers confidence to make their purchase. Thank you in advance.
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- All copyrights and trademarks of the character images used belong to their respective owners and are not being sold.
- These are not licensed products. You are paying for our time in constructing these items.
We do not claim ownership to any of the characters/graphics.