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Emerald on Jan 6, 20145 out of 5 stars
Got this as a Christmas gift for my best friend of 7 years who is a massive Imogen Heap/Frou Frou fan~The seller contacted me immediately, was extremely positive and sweet, and worked with me to make sure it got to my house before the holiday, made it for me that night and contacted me again the next day when she shipped it out. My friend really loved it, the delicate lettering is beautiful, durable, and so unique. Very positive experience, I will order again as soon as I can. Thank you!~~
Anonymous on Apr 19, 20135 out of 5 stars
beautiful, realistic looking, and an excellent size! pefect for my cosplay!
Anonymous on Oct 31, 20125 out of 5 stars
This bracelet is absolutely beautiful! I can't speak highly enough of it. It arrived promptly and is just fanastic! I cannot wait to give it to my sister as a present, but I have a sneeky suspicion I will be ordering one for myself! It's such an original piece, and it's a great finish, I urge everyone to get one!!
Anonymous on Sep 24, 20125 out of 5 stars
They came today !!! They are absolutely perfect. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Anonymous on Jan 23, 20115 out of 5 stars
Awesome experience! Seller updated me on shipping and I received my earrings really fast. Thank you!
Impatiens Designs is run by a young woman named yoboseiyo (hi).
No, my given name isn't yobo, but I prefer not to have my real name hanging out on the web for personal comfort reasons. I assure you that i am a real person, and if you need photographic proof, please see my twitter stream, where I post pictures that have my hands, feet, and, shockingly enough, occasionally my face in them (http://twitter.com/yoboseiyo).
I have been a jeweler for nearly 20 years now, and I'm still learning. I started out beading, and it's what I always come back to, despite my love of all things wire-wrapped. I've flirted with many techniques, including soldering, metal work, and even porcelain bead making, but I always come back to the wire and beads.
Many of my pieces are one of a kind, simply because I don't purchase most supplies in wholesale quantities. I buy small runs of findings and pre-shaped/-cut/-polished beads or gemstones, and tend to buy only enough to do the project I have in mind. This means that, most of the time, once an item is purchased, it's gone forever.
I don't make or use many patterns, as my design method is incredibly organic and tends to be governed more by feel than anything. Often, the end result is nothing like what I started out thinking of.
I work in a variety of materials, including vintage components and beads, modern components and beads, as well as gemstones and precious metals. I have a habit of taking pieces and parts that you wouldn't normally think of together, and blending them into my pieces in ways that, while not entirely unheard of, are somewhat unexpected (hardware store findings wrapped in gemstones, for example).
Impatiens Designs was named after the little ground-covering flower, because I think they're quite adorable, and I like how their name sounds like a mood that is often occupied by many in modern times.
Impatiens is also the second incarnation of my jewelry business. The original name was Jewelry :ninja!, and I changed it during 2011 because I discovered that there was another company trading on that name. I had been hankering for a change, and didn't feel like fighting them for the name, so I went for it and retooled and refocused my entire business. Many of the older pieces on ImpatiensDesigns.com were originally on J:n!.com.
If you've any questions, or would like to talk to me about a piece you've been dreaming of, please contact me.
Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, I Do Everything Here.
If you have any questions, please convo!
Accepted payment methods
Returns and exchanges
Extraordinary Circumstances include:
Item arrives broken and is completely irreparable
Item is misrepresented somehow
Item is thoroughly and completely lost in the mail
Extraordinary Circumstances *DO NOT* include:
You have changed your mind after receipt of item
Item does not fit (you are responsible for knowing what your measurements are, and therefore, I am not responsible if something you've bought does not fit. i will, however, be happy to make something longer or shorter for you -before- i mail it. just let me know how long it should be.)
Payment is expected within 3 business days. If this is going to be a problem, please email/convo. i'd would be happy to reserve an item for you until you are able to purchase it.
If this is not an option for you, and you have an alternative payment method in mind, please convo and ask BEFORE you purchase. I'm sure we can work something out.
In the event that i do not receive your payment within a reasonable timeframe, i'll be contacting you via email and convo. If i get no response, i'll assume that you have changed your mind. At that point, i'll be asking etsy to cancel the sale, and will relist the item.
Your purchase will go USPS First Class Par Avion and will be insured if possible.
All Items ship within 2 business days of receiving payment. All items are subject to carrier times, and delays are not the responsibility of Impatiens Designs. Most international orders take between 2 and 4 weeks to arrive. All customs duties are the responsibility of the buyer.
Impatiens Designs labels customs forms truthfully, and will not put "gift" on the form unless it is truely a gift and it is being mailed directly to the recipient.
Additional policies and FAQs
If an item breaks, for any reason, send it back to me, i'll repair it for free, and mail it back to you. In the event that the piece is completely irreparable, i'll contact you to let you know, and will let you know of the replacement options. Most of the time, i can make another item very similar to the original, but it may not be exact.
NOTE: i have 2 cats, which, while they aren't allowed into the supplies, their fur is rather harder to control. So, if you've severe allergies, please take that into account before purchasing. i don't want you to have any itchy problems with your new shinies. -*^,^*-
also :: This store is "secret buddy" friendly! **
**this means i'll giftwrap and send your purchase to a friend, if you ask me to. :D