StarryBasementCo

Unique handstamped jewelry by Kelley DeLaney

Pennsylvania, United States · 1348 Sales

StarryBasementCo

Unique handstamped jewelry by Kelley DeLaney

Pennsylvania, United States 1348 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(268)

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Thank you for visiting Starry Basement! Follow me on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram (@starrybasement) to get the scoop on new items before anyone else, what's going on in the studio, and first look at upcoming sales! Enjoy!

Announcement
Last updated on Jan 13, 2016

Come say HEY @starrybasement on Instagram!

Thank you for stopping by!!


Please read my Policies before purchasing!

Thank you for visiting Starry Basement! Follow me on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram (@starrybasement) to get the scoop on new items before anyone else, what's going on in the studio, and first look at upcoming sales! Enjoy!

Kelley DeLaney

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Kelley DeLaney

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cuff
US$16.50
Wild Is Her Favorite Color Cuff
US$18.00
Stay Wild Moon Child Copper Coin Necklace
US$18.00
Mad Magic Copper Coin Necklace
US$18.00
Boo! Halloween Necklace
US$18.00
Trick or Treat Halloween Necklace
US$18.00
Spellbound Halloween Necklace
US$18.00
Witchy Woman Halloween Necklace
US$18.00
Hocus Pocus Halloween Necklace
US$18.00
Here Comes the Sun Brass Guitar Pick Necklace
US$18.00
11 11 Make A Wish Cuff
US$16.50
Adventure Trio Stacker Rings
US$15.00
Roman Numeral Date Necklace
US$18.00
Wild and Free. Aluminum cuff
US$17.00
Darkest Nights Cuff
US$18.00
Wild & Free Keychain
US$17.00
Look Up & Get Lost Keychain
US$17.00
In Love Arrowhead Stacker Ring
US$15.00
Cheshire Cat Quote Cuff
US$17.00
Date Ring
US$14.00
Constellation Coin Necklace
US$17.00
Wild Air Cuff
US$18.00
Apartment Sweet Apartment Keychain
US$17.00
Mad Magic Cuff
US$16.50
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(268)
Katie Crawford

Katie Crawford on Sep 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful piece, fast shipping, very pleasant experience all around. Thanks!

Cathy O'Connell

Cathy O'Connell on Aug 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The ring is beautiful and seller is a pleasure to deal with! Thank you!! 😊

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About

Everything is happening in the most peculiar way...

It all started back in 2010 when I got laid off from my receptionist job at a trade publication. It wasn't meaningful work, but it was my first job out of retail and I felt like a real, live grown-up with a steady job Monday-Friday, benefits, and free weekends! Being only 22 at the time...that was the best part! Anyway, it was a pretty big blow to lose all of that, but my husband, John, suggested I take some time off before I found another job so that it wouldn't interfere with our already planned trips to Chicago and Florida. Yay! Free time!

In August 2010, John & I were visiting my parents in Chicago and my dad suggested I try stamped metal jewelry. I had no idea what it was, but I wanted to do something to keep me busy, so I got a book on the subject that sat on my shelf for almost a year.

In June 2011, a fire lit up inside me and I felt creative for the first time in years. I started painting and drawing again, something I used to to do all the time but being an adult got in the way. I came across the stamped metal jewelry book and thought, “I can do this”. Thankfully, my husband is incredibly supportive and bought me all the supplies I needed to start out.

So there I was. Sitting at a makeshift workbench in our basement with a rusty sheet of metal, cheap metal stamps, a mallet, and metal shears. I felt like a man with all my tools, and didn’t know where to begin, so I just jumped in. I started out just practicing stamping words, and had fun with it punching out dirty words and a variety of cuss words. After I got serious and started pretending I was actually making jewelry, it came so naturally! I had no doubt in my mind that I wanted to delve deeper, create things that I would actually wear in public. So again, with the help of my husband, I bought more supplies and was just hammering away until Grey Elephant Jewelry was born.

In the beginning, GEJ was only simple aluminum pendant necklaces. I had to work with what I had which wasn’t a lot. But now, GEJ has blossomed into a wide selection of not only stamped aluminum, copper and brass, but also beaded necklaces, bracelets, rings and keychains! I do custom orders like they are going out of style, and I am always brainstorming new ideas and designs. GEJ started out as a rusty sheet of metal, and it has turned into a source of raw, unique & timeless accessories.

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  • Kelley DeLaney

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Hey, friends! I'm Kelley, 25 year old entrepreneur living in the mountains of Pennsylvania with my husband, our 4 dogs & 2 cats. Hooping, kayaking & swimming in the creek are my jams. I also write a blog, www.starrybasement.com

Shop policies

Last updated on July 31, 2015
Thank you for visiting Starry Basement!

Business days for shipping are Monday-Friday. I usually respond to emails Monday-Friday between 11:00am & 6:00pm. If I'm home on the weekends I will try and respond but it is not guaranteed.

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
Payment
I accept credit, debit or Paypal. I do not accept checks or money orders.

All items purchased in or being shipped to Pennsylvania will automatically be charged 6% sales tax.
Shipping
Orders are shipped 3-5 business days after payment is received. Business days are Monday-Friday.

Priority & Express shipping are available at an additional charge.*

*PLEASE NOTE- PRIORITY AND EXPRESS SHIPPING INCLUDES SHIPPING METHOD ONLY. IT DOES NOT INCLUDE MANUFACTURING TIME. MANUFACTURING TIME IS 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS. IF YOU NEED SOMETHING SOONER, PLEASE CONTACT ME IN A DIRECT MESSAGE.


Shipping is currently at $4.00 Domestic, $8.00 Everywhere else. The price includes USPS First Class shipping (and tracking number for Domestic orders) & packaging.

Priority & Express Mail are also available for an upcharge.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS INFORMATION: Any custom's fees or charges are the buyer's responsibility. As a seller I cannot be held accountable for custom's policies in countries outside of the United States. However, you do have a right to refuse to package if you do not want to pay the charges.
Refunds and Exchanges
Refunds are available if you are not satisfied with your order. However, if an item is custom made refunds CANNOT be given unless there is a defect in the item (broken chain, jump ring, clasp, etc.)

Each item is eligible for refund for 7 days after it is received.

Each item is under warranty for 30 days after shipment.
Additional policies and FAQs
When personalizing items, I double check and recheck my work to make sure spelling is correct, dates and numbers are in the correct order, etc. I stamp what is provided to me by you, the customer. Please make sure that what you type for me to stamp is correct. Spelling, grammar, dates, numbers, etc. I hold no responsibility and do not offer any discounts or exchanges for misspelling, incorrect dates, etc. unless it was my own mistake.


Every item for sale is handmade. Not every piece will look like it came off of a manufacturer's assembly line, which gives each item character and makes it absolutely one of a kind.

Items are made to order. The pieces in the pictures are not the exact ones you will receive. Once you place an order, I will then create a duplicate of that piece, so every item you receive is made especially for you!