IslandGirlExpression

Handmade Silver Copper Bronze Steel Artisan Jewelry

Colorado, United States · 361 Sales

IslandGirlExpression

Handmade Silver Copper Bronze Steel Artisan Jewelry

Colorado, United States 361 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Island Girl Expressions designs and makes handmade silver, copper, bronze & steel artisan jewelry. All items are unique and one of a kind and are designed and handmade by me. Most of the items in my shop are in stock and ready to ship within 1-2 days. For made-to-order items, most orders ship in 2-3 weeks, but please allow the full amount of time as indicated in the shipping information of each item.

Please Note: I will be away from my studio from 7/14 - 7/18. All in stock item orders placed during that timeframe will ship no later than 7/20/16. Custom orders will not be affected by this and will ship as scheduled. All messages will be responded to as soon as I return to my studio on 7/19.

I have opened a second shop for all of my FINGERPRINT AND PERSONALIZED JEWELRY called A Timeless Impression. You can visit this shop at www.ATimelessImpression.Etsy.com, here you will find fingerprint necklaces and bracelets, jewelry made with your handwriting and more unique personalized treasures.

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Last updated on Jul 13, 2016

Island Girl Expressions designs and makes handmade silver, copper, bronze & steel artisan jewelry. All items are unique and one of a kind and are designed and handmade by me. Most of the items in my shop are in stock and ready to ship within 1-2 days. For made-to-order items, most orders ship in 2-3 weeks, but please allow the full amount of time as indicated in the shipping information of each item.

Please Note: I will be away from my studio from 7/14 - 7/18. All in stock item orders placed during that timeframe will ship no later than 7/20/16. Custom orders will not be affected by this and will ship as scheduled. All messages will be responded to as soon as I return to my studio on 7/19.

I have opened a second shop for all of my FINGERPRINT AND PERSONALIZED JEWELRY called A Timeless Impression. You can visit this shop at www.ATimelessImpression.Etsy.com, here you will find fingerprint necklaces and bracelets, jewelry made with your handwriting and more unique personalized treasures.

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Cheryl Frazee

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Cheryl Frazee

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I Told Her "No"

My dear friend had been trying to convince me to try beading with her, and I kept telling her "No, I already have too many hobbies". She finally showed up one day with beads in tow and sat me down to show me the ropes. Well, it took making only 1 bracelet for me to be hooked! I had now discovered a new passion!!!

During the next two years, I continued to learn new skills, buy new beads and began designing for friends and family. Another dear friend was already in the jewelry design business and invited me to bring some of my items to her show. I cannot describe the amazing feeling I had when someone I didn't know purchased one of my pieces!

In 2007, I discovered Precious Metal Clay and began researching this medium to add to my ever-growing inventory of designs. "Merry Christmas to me" was my very first kiln and I couldn't wait to get started. I bought book after book, researched the internet and began my foray into metal clay.

It has been 5 years now and I have developed a successful jewelry design business that I absolutely love. My friend and I have developed a collection called Everlasting Prints, whereby we use fingerprints and footprints and incorporate them into beautiful, unique jewelry pieces. My other collections include: Island Inspiration, Garden Inspiration, Bronze Beauties, Mixed Metal Mania, Stunning Steel and more. My inspiration comes from Mother Nature, the Caribbean, and simple, yet elegant fashion that can be worn every day or formal occasions.

I love to design custom work, so please don't hesitate to convo me if you have a custom piece in mind. I look forward to the opportunity to make a beautiful piece of jewlery just for you!

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  • "Island Girl" Cheryl

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I am a jewelry designer specializing in one of a kind artisan jewelry. Most of my designs incorporate custom, one of a kind, metal clay pieces made of fine silver, sterling silver, bronze, rose bronze, white bronze, copper, steel or combinations.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 30, 2016
Thank you for visiting my Island Girl Expressions shop!

I love making jewelry and am so honored each time someone wears one of my designs. It is extremely important to me that each element of the design is made with high quality materials and that the craftmanship is of high quality. With this in mind, each piece is handmade and it is important to understand that because every piece is handmade, it is unique and may vary slightly from the photograph you see.

Customer service is extremely important to me and I encourage you to contact me should you ever have any questions or concerns.

All of my finished pieces ship in a gift box. Supplies (pendants, etc.) will be shipped in a protective envelope, but can be shipped in a gift box for a nominal fee (convo me before placing your order, please).

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
Payment
Payment is to be made at time of all purchases.

If you request a custom order, I will post a reserved listing, which needs to be paid before any work will be done.

If a cancellation is made after the item has shipped, the amount you paid will be refunded to your MINUS SHIPPING COSTS. Refunds of items that have been shipped to you will be refunded only after I receive the item back.
Shipping
All items will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail with tracking unless otherwise requested and all items will include insurance provided by Etsy's 3rd service provider or the USPS, depending on how the package is shipped..

I cannot and do not guarantee shipping once it leaves my location. I put tracking numbers on every purchased item (excluding fingerprint mold kits) and will do my best to locate your package in the event it doesn't arrive. I will not be responsible for lost packages or for packages held up in customs and refunds will not be given for lost pakages unless it is because of a shipping error on my behalf.

Any customs taxes/fees are the sole responsibility of the buyer.
Refunds and Exchanges
My policy is to sell only quality products to my customers and to advertise each item honestly. I strive to make each customer happy and will try to resolve any issues that may arise. My specific refund policies are as follows:

I will happily refund any damaged items upon return receipt of the item within 15 days of purchase. Or, you may choose to have the item replaced with a "like type" item. Once again, I must receive the damaged item first.

If the item you received does not meet your expectations, please contact me within 15 days with an explanation and your refund will be reviewed.

Custom order refunds will be reviewed on an individual basis.

If you order a product made using base metals (i.e., copper, bronze, gold bronze, rose bronze, etc.) please understand that some people's skin reacts to it and turns green. While I seal all pieces with a protective sealant to help prevent this from happening, I do not guarantee your skin will not react. I will not issue refunds on any base metal products unless the item is defective (and your skin turning green is not the cause of a defective product). In addition, base metals may patina or change color over time. The sealant helps to retard this process, but I cannot guarantee it will not happen and refunds will not be issued for this reason either.

Refunds will be given for the price of the item - SHIPPING COSTS WILL NOT BE REFUNDED unless the item is defective upon receipt.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please note that while I try to keep all of my listed items in stock, occasionally I have a request for piece that needs to be made. You will be notified if this is the case and typically items can be made and shipped to you within 1-2 weeks, but occasionally it may take 2-4 weeks for delivery.

Interested in purchasing just components (i.e., pendants alone, bracelet components, ets) to use in your own jewelry design? YES, I will gladly sell components only! And, if your order is large enough, I can offer wholesale discounts. Convo me for additional information.

Wholesale: I do offer wholesale pricing and will be happy to provide you with the information.