KatDesignsNYC

Sterling Silver Gemstone Jewelry

New York, United States · 1345 Sales

KatDesignsNYC

Sterling Silver Gemstone Jewelry

New York, United States 1345 Sales On Etsy since 2008

4.5 out of 5 stars
(459)
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Kathy

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Announcement   Gemstones, fine jewelry, wedding band rings, engagement rings, studs, alternative diamond, promise jewelry made with precious metals and mined semiprecious gemstones. Most of all the semi precious gems sold here are from reputable gemstone and diamond suppliers right here in New York City. Accessorize your wardrobe with unique, romantic and modern designs for any occasion. The best thing about my shop is all items are not just beautiful but affordable.

If you need to customize any piece(s), please feel free to send me a convo at any time. You can also customize gemstones if you prefer another type to the one being sold. **Please contact me for pricing in that regard.**


***Please be advised that all Residents with a NY address will be charged sales tax through a revised invoice. If you live elsewhere but are shipping to NY you will receive a revised invoice charging for NY tax.***

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Last updated on Feb 4, 2016

Gemstones, fine jewelry, wedding band rings, engagement rings, studs, alternative diamond, promise jewelry made with precious metals and mined semiprecious gemstones. Most of all the semi precious gems sold here are from reputable gemstone and diamond suppliers right here in New York City. Accessorize your wardrobe with unique, romantic and modern designs for any occasion. The best thing about my shop is all items are not just beautiful but affordable.

If you need to customize any piece(s), please feel free to send me a convo at any time. You can also customize gemstones if you prefer another type to the one being sold. **Please contact me for pricing in that regard.**


***Please be advised that all Residents with a NY address will be charged sales tax through a revised invoice. If you live elsewhere but are shipping to NY you will receive a revised invoice charging for NY tax.***

Kathy

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Average item review
4.5 out of 5 stars
(459)
Nikki Dacales

Nikki Dacales on Jul 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Simple yet elegant these studs are beautiful and I am very happy about the quality of the stones! Perfect to wear everyday.

dmartchek

dmartchek on Jun 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing! She loved it, and it looks amazing on her

Katherine Rose

Katherine Rose on May 31, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

A birthday present for my mom, she loves them. I paid for express shipping and they arrived before the big day as I hoped! Thank you!

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Blue lab created studs with middle post.

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Setting a beautiful clear yellow citrine one carat solitaire, for a customer!

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Finished product set and ready for shipping.

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About

Love of jewelry and beautiful gemstones both semiprecious and precious.

I have various tools that allows to properly set each gemstone into any setting. I look funny to my children because I have a magnifier I use that makes me look like a miner. I truly enjoy creating pieces of jewelry that last and mean something special to the buyer. I often get custom orders that are so sentimental that I find myself in tears. To know that what I'm doing can hold some sort of special meaning through colors or meaning of the gemstone itself makes what I do something I love to do.

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  • Kathy Lorenzo

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    I create hand set jewelry using semiprecious and precious gemstones. I do everything on my own. All the pictures, editing, and creating is done by my hands and I love every minute of it.

Shop policies

Last updated on July 19, 2016
Welcome to Katdesignsnyc. Here you will find fine gemstone jewelry hand set with genuine precious and semiprecious gemstones. Most all pieces can be customized with another gemstone(s) and sized in whole and half sizes. Please inquire about ring sizing because some items are not available in small sizes. I am very convo friendly so don't hesitate to ask.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Money Order
Payment
Payment is due when your purchase is made. All in stock orders ship 1-3 business days. I accept Paypal, e-check, money orders. Orders without payment and no communication will be canceled.

**Please remember that e-checks take 3-5 business days to clear and your order will not be processed until it clears. If you prefer not to use Paypal, I can process a credit card payment for you. Please let me know prior to ordering.**

Please be advised that all Residents with a NY address will be charged sales tax of 8.875%. If you live elsewhere but are shipping to NY you will receive a revised invoice charging for NY tax.
Shipping
Your items are completely made (unless noted) and ready for shipping. I try to ship your item 1-3 business days after payment has been made. Every piece is shipped in tissue paper and sturdy kraft color box. Shipping goes out USPS first class which usually takes 2-5 business days to reach your location, and delivery confirmation will be provided. Shipping is now free in United States only and first class only.

Please make sure your address on Etsy and Paypal match. I ship from either and will not be held responsible if you input the incorrect address.

**If you need your item shipped to another address please inform me immediately after your purchase.**

Custom pieces may take up to three weeks to arrive such as hand setting gemstones. Please leave your correct size when ordering rings. If you do not know your size, please visit your local jeweler to make sure your ordering an accurate size.


INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Your item(s) ship USPS First Class Mail with no shipping confirmation but I do add insurance. If you would like to add shipping confirmation for an extra charge, please do not hesitate to ask. I will send you a convo detailing price for such shipment. When your order goes out the package will not be marked "gift" as it is against the law. Please do not ask me to do so. You (the buyer) are responsible for all fees associated with shipping to their respective countries. Orders that are shipped to countries outside of the United States may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees levied by the destination country. The recipient of an international shipment may be subject to such import taxes, customs duties and fees, which are levied once a shipment reaches your country. I have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country; you should contact your local customs office for further information. When customs clearance procedures are required, it can cause delays beyond the original delivery estimates.

Multiple pieces are shipped comfortably in one box(s), however if you need each piece in it's own box please let me know.
Refunds and Exchanges
**Refunds or Exchanges on in stock items can be made within 7 days after receiving your order and only apply to in stock items.**

If you are not completely happy with your item, you may send it back unused, (you pay shipping) and let me know if you want a refund (less shipping charges paypal fees), exchange or credit. Please inform me prior to sending the item back.

**CUSTOM ORDERS:**
Custom orders or alterations of any kind are final sales and therefore nonrefundable. If you are not happy with your custom sized ring, you can return it but you will receive a Store Credit for the value of the item (s) less shipping.

A note when sizing sterling silver:
Sterling silver is not like gold. When the sterling silver ring is size a piece is cut out in order to either shorten or lengthen the ring. So if you happen to bang the ring a few too many times you are liable to break the ring. Sterling silver is still suitable for everyday normal wear.
Additional policies and FAQs
PICTURES:
My pictures are taken solely by me and I only alter brightness of the photo. The color you see and described is what you will get. Please bear in mind that not all monitors are set the same so the color I see may not be what you see. All pictures are enlarged to some extent in order to see every detail. For the size of any item, please refer to the listing. All items once sold become stock photo of the item you will purchase. If however I purchase the gemstone from a different supplier and the color is different, I will change the pictures so that you know exactly what your ordering.


GEMSTONES:
It is the nature of handmade not man made gemstones to vary slightly. Although I may purchase the same size, the shape and color may not always be the same.

If you would like a piece custom made from one of these designs please do not hesitate to send me a convo.

Silver Care and Information:
Sterling Silver is a precious metal.
The Sterling Silver I use is alloyed with copper to enhance its durability. Sterling silver consists of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent copper. Oxidation reactions will occur, especially with sulfur and oxygen, causing silver to become tarnished. Ring Sizing can cause your sterling to turn color on your finger. This happens because the copper is drawn to the surface by the sizing. Soaking your sized ring in ammonia for a few hours can take care of this problem, if it happens to you. Rinse with water and dry fully.

More information

Last updated on Jul 19, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Care instructions

Avoid the following:
Applying hair colors or permanent solutions while wearing your jewelry
Showering with your jewelry on
Body lotions, hair spray, suntan lotions, or oils of any kind on your jewelry
Sweat, soaps with bleach, eggs, onions and many other items
Even taking certain antibiotics can cause sterling to tarnish
Never removing your jewelry.
Swimming in pools
Cleaning products for your house
Leaving jewelry out when not wearing them (not in a case/box)

Easy steps to remove tarnish at home:
You will need a small glass bowl, baking soda, piece of tin foil, and warm water.
Put the piece of tin foil in the bottom of the glass bowl.
Place 1-2 table spoons of baking soda on top of the foil.
Fill with hot tap water and plac