KimBDesigns

handcrafted jewellery . metal + texture + patina

Hamilton, Canada · 1141 Sales

KimBDesigns

handcrafted jewellery . metal + texture + patina

Hamilton, Canada 1141 Sales On Etsy since 2006

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Announcement   Earthy, rustic, eclectic, organically formed, mixed metal jewelry.

Handcrafted sterling silver, copper and brass jewelry layered with texture, patina and color. My pieces reflect my life experience, love of far away places and different cultures.

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Last updated on Oct 25, 2016

Earthy, rustic, eclectic, organically formed, mixed metal jewelry.

Handcrafted sterling silver, copper and brass jewelry layered with texture, patina and color. My pieces reflect my life experience, love of far away places and different cultures.

Kim

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Kim

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METAL + TEXTURE + PATINA

Having lived in places as diverse as the Prairies, Africa and the Caribbean, I now call Hamilton, ON home. This convergence of influences is reflected in my work.

My imagination is goaded and creativity best inspired by a limited pool of resources rather than one of unlimited availability and access. Inspired by a melange of modern lines, ancient times and faraway places, my process can result in work quite deliberate but with opportunity for serendipity. There is a certain satisfying alchemy in taking a simple length of round wire and transforming it into an embellishment using my hands and traditional metalworking techniques.

Copper, brass and silver are favorite metals. I love them for their responsiveness to the hammer and the subsequent ability to layer the hand wrought texture with patina and color - mimicking Mother Nature's process - to create another dimension. Unusual vintage jewelry findings are sometimes incorporated.

Those who wear my jewelry are also part of the inspiration and it's a privilege knowing that my pieces have been involved in happy moments.

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Shop policies

Last updated on February 26, 2011
Thanks for taking the time to read my shop policies. If you still have any questions or concerns, you can contact me via an Etsy conversation or at kim(at)kimbdesigns.ca.

Each piece is created by my hands and will have slight variations due to the nature of the process. That is the beauty of handmade!

I welcome custom orders and tweaking, modifying designs to suit you! Let me know what you have in mind, and I'll let you know whether or not it is doable, and if I so, for how much and by when.

If you see something in my 'sold' section that you are interested in, drop me a note and I'll let you know if I can duplicate it.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payment via Paypal only and payment is expected within 24 hours.
Shipping
Most pieces are made to order, and unless a listing specifically states otherwise, your purchase will be shipped within four (4) business days of receipt of payment.

Purchases are shipped via Canada Post's "Light Packet Air" service which does not include insurance or tracking capabilities. I will send you an email/conversation confirming the date of shipment and delivery is generally within 7 to 21 business days.

I'm more than happy to upgrade shipping to allow for tracking and insurance but your shipping costs will increase substantially. If you wish to proceed, let me know when you order.

Unless advised otherwise, I will assume that the address provided to Etsy is the applicable shipping address.
Refunds and Exchanges
Although I sincerely hope this will not be the case, if you are not satisfied with your purchase, simply email me within one day of receipt and mail the item back, at your expense and in good condition. On my receipt of same, the original purchase monies (less shipping and handling) will be refunded via Paypal.

I generally do not accept returns or exchanges on custom orders, but will certainly do my best to resolve any problems and leave you satisfied.
Additional policies and FAQs
Your jewellery will be tissue wrapped or boxed, tucked in muslin bag and securely packed in a padded envelope. (If the purchase is a gift, I can send it directly to the recipient along with a note on your behalf; simply let me know what you would like it to say!)

I do offer volume discounts to retailers, and would love to hear from you if you are interested in further information.

I'm done; thanks making it to the end! :)