Kiersten Kern • Handmade Glass and Metal Jewelry

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Kiersten Kern • Handmade Glass and Metal Jewelry

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Announcement    Handmade jewelry using my own lampwork beads, stones, found objects and metals.

I am a member of ISGB.
Self Representing Artist SRA# K-96.

I have my most current items on Facebook and Instagram: @kiersten__kern


Last updated on Nov 16, 2018

Handmade jewelry using my own lampwork beads, stones, found objects and metals.

I am a member of ISGB.
Self Representing Artist SRA# K-96.

I have my most current items on Facebook and Instagram: @kiersten__kern



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About KierstenKernHandmade

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On Etsy since 2008

My Glass Bead Life

I am a contemporary glass and jewelry artist known for my organic and earthy signature style.

Having grown up in Arizona, I was able to enjoy the outdoors year round and developed a deep connection with it.
The contrast between the beauty and the harshness of the desert moves me and has led to my fascination for nature's response to the seasonal changes.

After spending time exploring a variety of mediums and making jewelry for myself and my friends, I found my passion for glass in 2003. My husband gave me the gift of a lamp working class and after that, I never looked back.
When creating pieces, I let the glass and metal dictate what I am making and use colors found in nature.

I studied lampworking and metalsmithing at the Mesa Art Center in Mesa, AZ and I have taken many classes from renowned glass artists. I am a member of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers and the Northern California Society of Glass Beadmakers. I have won numerous awards and have been published in several glass art publications.

I currently live in Sacramento, CA designing and making wearable art reflective of the natural world I love to spend time in and I strive to share that vision with others through my work.

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Last updated on November 16, 2018
My name is Kiersten Kern and I have been making lampwork beads part time since 2003. Recently I have been able to give my bead making full time attention and enjoy every moment of it.
I have a long relationship with nature and I use earth tones and metals to create a sense of calmness and grounding to those who wear my pieces.

I enjoy the design aspect of my work and will continue to make jewelry that I would want to wear knowing that others will too.

All of the lampwork beads are one of a kind. I use Moretti, Double Helix, CIM and Striking Color glass.
All of my beads are annealed in a digitally controlled kiln to ensure strength, durability and lasting beauty.
All of the metal bangles, earrings and pendants are hand forged by me.

I hope you will find what you are looking for. Please let me know if you are interested in other items to match.

Photo quality can vary on different monitors. I do my best to keep the colors you see true to the actual piece.

I add sales tax to all California customers.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If for some reason you should need to return something please do so within 48 hours of receiving shipment. Refunds, minus shipping charges, will be made only when I've exhausted all other avenues to correct the perceived problem. Item must be returned to me, packaged the same way I shipped to you, and INSURED.
Payment via paypal or credit card must be within 24 hours of order. Payment via Paypal is very easy, safe and convenient. With Paypal your privacy is secure and you can use Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Instant Transfer from your bank account or an echeck at no cost to you.
If payments are not received within the above stated timeframes, orders will be canceled.
I typically ship within 2-3 business days of purchase unless stated otherwise in the listing. I ship via usps first class mail. If you would like faster shipping please email me as I can upgrade the shipping and adjust the cost for the listing prior to your purchase.