LizsWares

Handmade and Vintage Jewelry

Battle Creek, Michigan · 18 Sales

LizsWares

Handmade and Vintage Jewelry

Battle Creek, Michigan 18 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Anonymous on Jun 21, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

I love it. Looks better than in photo. Feels great on. Will enjoy wearing it.

Anonymous on May 3, 2010

5 out of 5 stars

I really love it. It's very pretty and I have gotten many compliments on it. Very good buy (:

Anonymous on Jan 16, 2010

5 out of 5 stars

nice, thanks :)

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About

Join me on my Journey!

I started LizsWares because I wanted to share a piece of me with the world.
I like creating my jewelry and didn't want it to just sit around. By selling my works here on Etsy my pieces can have an adventure as part of YOUR collection.

I would describe my workspace as hectic, but I love it that way because it makes me feel at home.

How i make my items:
I love scouring for my supplies. I've taken apart old necklaces, and earrings to use bits and pieces.
I surf the web for interesting and neat beads and pendants to use in my designs.
I tend to buy lots of chain, clasps, pendants from various bead stores. Then I'll either bead, or put together the jewelry. I find that cutting my chain, and adding the jump rings+clasps myself is cheaper for me. My beaded items are hand beaded by me. I'm thinking of adding vintage jewelry later on, they will be marked vintage if and when I do.
My resin jewelry I make myself with resin, and molds. Occasionally I can find some cute resin pendants online to use.

I hand package all my items in bubble wrap envelopes to ensure that they won't break in transit.
I use the US Postal Service to ship, normally first class to keep shipping costs reasonable.
When the packages are large enough (normally 2 items or more) I can offer a delivery confirmation number.
Unless it's being shipped internationally then a number is not possible, but delivery has never failed me.

I draw inspiration from various sources around me- art, magazines, movies, nature, and any little ideas that pop into my head.
I have many catalogs coming to my door which I'll glean color combinations from.
In fact a red and gold necklace I made was inspired by a magazine advertisement. I had never considered mixing those two colors until I saw it.

But mostly I just lay out some beads and let the pieces sort of mold themselves by what appeals to my eye.
I do this by sitting down with either a pendant, or set of beads and I begin meticulously laying them out to create a unique piece.
This tends to take an hour or more just planning the layout, then comes the stringing and finishing. I put lot of time and effort into my pieces.

I'm always trying to experiment with new ideas, and supplies.

I have been obsessed with fashion ever since I was young.
There are so many fashion styles that I love that I couldn't just create for one.
So I decided to section off my shop to include all the styles I like!

I try to make pieces that can fit a variety of occasions. From formal to everyday wear.
I hope that you can find a piece of my jewelry that fits your needs, as a gift to someone you know or a present to yourself.
I hope to be a helpful source of goods to make your life more beautiful then it already is.

If you have any questions, convo me here on Etsy.

You can find my other shops at the following links:
LizsWares http://www.etsy.com/shop/LizsWares
The Handmade Biz http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheHandmadeBiz
LizsHome (soon-to-be-a-shop)
LizsVintage (soon-to-be-a-shop)

Other links to find me at:
My blog: http://lizswares.wordpress.com/
My Twitter: http://twitter.com/LizsWares
Deviant Art: http://hottyblond2000.deviantart.com/
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/lizswares/

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  • Liz

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, I Do It All, Baby!

    I started this shop back in 2009 and I so glad that I did!

Shop policies

Last updated on March 15, 2016
Welcome and thank you for visiting Liz's Wares.

I enjoy making jewelry and will occasionally make a few odds and ends.
My works are like a piece of me. I let the beads speak to me.
You'll find that they make wonderful additions to your wardrobe as well as unique gifts for your most special friends and family!
Thanks for stopping by and happy shopping.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
Payment
Goods are to be paid for at time of check out.
Paypal is the preferred method of payment and should be received within 24 hours of check out.
Also credit cards such as Master Card and Visa are accepted.

Have a credit card? you can still pay through the PayPal method without signing up with PayPal. Just look closely at the small print to find the link.

If your new to this site and would like to go through a help guide on payments, here is the link http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php
Shipping
My items are to be shipped domestic and international.

I ship within 1-3 business days of receiving payment.
Item will be shipped only after payment is received.

I use the US post office as a courier.
My items ship through USPS, First-Class with delivery confirmation.

International items ship First Class through USPS.

Customers are responsible for any duties owed.

My shipping price (charges) include postage, packaging, delivery confirmation, and handling.

At this time I do not do shipping upgrades. This is subject to change.
Refunds and Exchanges
PLEASE READ THE POLICIES AS OUTLINED BELOW BEFORE YOU PURCHASE ITEMS FROM Liz's Wares.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL

No losses have occurred and I use a delivery confirmation number to ensure it reaches its destination. I intend to wrap the items in bubble wrap to ensure its safety.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you would like me to reserve an item for you, convo me.
I will reserve items up to 14 days, after that the item is open to everyone.

I will gladly consider custom orders! If you are interested in working with me on creating a unique piece of jewelry please feel free to contact me.
I'd love you work with you on creating the perfect addition to your collection or gift you have in mind!

Feedback
I appreciate feedback as it allows me to grow as an Etsy seller.
I will leave feedback once transaction has been completed.
I will leave negative feedback for non-payment, and canceled orders.

I currently do not do wholesale or consignment.