KensingtonAntiques

Antique & Estate Jewelry | Deco Barware | Fine Silver

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Announcement    We thank all of our customers for continuing to visit our Etsy shop during this troubling time.

Unfortunately, we are only able to ship items via usps Click-N-Ship until the virus conditions improve and stay at home conditions in our state are relaxed. Upgrading free shipping to USPS Priority Mail, which is the only option we have with Click-N-Ship, may incur an additional charge above and beyond our usual free first class mail service. We will try to keep this to a minimum. So far, so good! Thank you for understanding and above all be safe and careful. Happy Etsy shopping!

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Announcement

Last updated on Jul 3, 2020

We thank all of our customers for continuing to visit our Etsy shop during this troubling time.

Unfortunately, we are only able to ship items via usps Click-N-Ship until the virus conditions improve and stay at home conditions in our state are relaxed. Upgrading free shipping to USPS Priority Mail, which is the only option we have with Click-N-Ship, may incur an additional charge above and beyond our usual free first class mail service. We will try to keep this to a minimum. So far, so good! Thank you for understanding and above all be safe and careful. Happy Etsy shopping!

Connect with us on social media for pre-listing deals, giveaways and more!
INSTAGRAM (@kensingtonhouseantiquejewelry)
PINTEREST (https://www.pinterest.com/kensingtonhouse)
FACEBOOK (https://www.facebook.com/KensingtonHouseAntiques)

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About KensingtonAntiques

Sales 367
On Etsy since 2015

Shop members

  • Doug

    Owner, Curator, Graduate Gemologist

    Doug is a Graduate Gemologist (GIA) and has nearly 20 years of experience as an antique jewelry specialist. He is a member of the Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association and the American Society of Jewelry Historians.

  • Gary

    Owner, Curator, Photographer

    Gary has nearly 20 years of experience as a dealer of antique jewelry. He is our shipping expert and works hard to make sure that your purchase arrives safely and as quickly as possible.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 15, 2020
We are proud to offer our clients a large curated collection of antique and estate jewelry from every era—Georgian, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco, Retro, and Mid-Century Modern. We seek out pieces of originality and quality whether by unknown makers or the great houses of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron, Tiffany, Asprey and more.

We understand the limitations of buying jewelry online, so we take every measure to ensure our clients are delighted with their purchases. Our Graduate Gemologist (GIA) evaluates each gemstone and verifies the purity of precious metals. We also strive for photographic accuracy with photos that focus on the jewelry. If you wish to see a ring on a finger, a bracelet on a wrist, etc., please let us know and we'll do our best to get an image to you as quickly as possible.

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 returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
Returns and exchange details
STANDARD RETURNS
Notify us via Etsy conversations within three days of receipt. We will provide specific shipping instructions.
Return the item in its original packaging via U.S. Postal service with full insurance and tracking within three business days of return authorization. The buyer is responsible for shipping and insurance in both directions. Outbound shipping and insurance costs included in the purchase price will not be refunded.
Refunds will be processed in the same form as the original payment within one business day of receipt.
Items that have been altered in any way, including but not limited to resizing or engraving, may not be returned. We are not responsible for any damage resulting from repairs, alteration or testing by any other jeweler or appraiser.
Items lost or damaged during outbound shipping are not eligible for a refund. Once shipped, the insurance is payable to the addressee rather than the sender. Contact us immediately in the event of loss or damage so we can assist you with the information needed to substantiate your insurance claim with the U.S. Postal Service.

LAYAWAY RETURNS
Layaway purchases are not accepted for return.

INTERNATIONAL RETURNS
Purchases shipped to addresses outside the United States are not accepted for return.

FREIGHT-FORWARDING RETURNS
Any item shipped to a freight-forwarding company located in the United States and destined for eventual international shipping will be considered to have been delivered to the purchaser and is not eligible for a return or refund of any kind. We reserve the right to cancel orders with a freight-forwarding delivery address on a case by case basis.
Payment
FORMS OF PAYMENT
We accept all major credit cards and Etsy gift cards through Direct Checkout. We also accept payment by wire transfer, money order and business or personal check drawn on a U.S. bank. Any form of mailed payment must be received by us within four business days of the sale date.

SALES TAX
State sales tax is automatically calculated and collected by Etsy. Professional buyers may file a sales tax exemption directly with Etsy.

LAYAWAY
We are happy to arrange extended payment periods for items over $200. We offer variable terms, generally ranging from three to six months. Please contact us via Etsy conversations to request a layaway plan BEFORE purchasing the item. Layaway requires a non-refundable 15% initial deposit with regular payments as agreed upon. If the purchase is not completed within the agreed time frame and we have not mutually agreed upon different arrangements , we will retain 25% of the full purchase price and any associated Etsy fees and refund the balance.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS
Buyers outside the United States are responsible for all additional fees, including but not limited to duty and VAT. All items will be shipped with accurate descriptions and values stated on the accompanying export/import documents. The buyer's failure to claim an international shipment or to pay any associated fees imposed by the destination country is not cause for a refund, even if the package is ultimately returned to the U.S.
Shipping
DOMESTIC SHIPPING
All packages are shipped by the U.S. Postal Service, fully insured and with tracking and signature confirmation. Packages are generally shipped within two days of completed payment. Standard shipping and insurance fees are included in the purchase price for delivery in the United States. Expedited shipping can be arranged at additional cost to the buyer through Etsy conversations PRIOR to purchase.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
We ship internationally using the U.S. Postal Service, but clients MUST contact us via Etsy conversations BEFORE placing an order to ensure that international postal regulations allow shipping to the desired destination. All items will be shipped with accurate descriptions and values stated on the accompanying export/import documents. Please do not ask us to mark a package as a "gift." International clients should read our statement regarding additional fees and failure to claim packages under "International Shipments" the "Payment" section above.

OTHER SHIPPING PROVIDERS
FedEx, UPS and DHL do not insure antique jewelry regardless of what other dealers may tell you. No package will be sent using these services.

FREIGHT-FORWARDING COMPANIES
Any item shipped to a freight-forwarding company located in the United States and destined for eventual international shipping will be considered to have been delivered to the purchaser and is not eligible for a return or refund of any kind. We reserve the right to cancel orders with a freight-forwarding delivery address on a case by case basis.