MUSIBATTY

FULL METAL BEAUTY

Mexico City, Mexico · 759 Sales

MUSIBATTY

FULL METAL BEAUTY

Mexico City, Mexico 759 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(307)

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Announcement   MUSIBATTY | 100% recycled sterling silver jewelry, handmade by Jennifer Musi in Mexico City. Orders ship safely using registered post. •Delivery takes 2-5 weeks•

Visit my blog to read stories that inspire my work: www.musibatty.com (moo-see bah-tee).

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Last updated on Jan 28, 2017

MUSIBATTY | 100% recycled sterling silver jewelry, handmade by Jennifer Musi in Mexico City. Orders ship safely using registered post. •Delivery takes 2-5 weeks•

Visit my blog to read stories that inspire my work: www.musibatty.com (moo-see bah-tee).

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$12.00
Reconciliation
$30.00
Scorpion
$30.00
Observe
$40.00
Cockroach (we all deserve love).
$50.00
Humor
$50.00
Construct
$50.00
Feisty
$50.00
Alligator
$50.00
Tribal Mask
$50.00
Dragon
$50.00
Arched
$50.00
Fish
$50.00
Serpent
$50.00
Music
$50.00
Points of View
$50.00
Bronze Button pendant
$60.00
Snake Woman
$60.00
King
$60.00
Forward
$60.00
Devil
$60.00
Determination
$60.00
Birdman
$60.00
Laughter
$60.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(307)
dhirschm

dhirschm on May 19, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I have wanted a lapis statement ring for a long time, and this one is perfection!

Iris Renteria

Iris Renteria on May 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Very powerful piece of art. I will wear it proudly to honor J's full metal beautiful work. Thank you and warm hugs!!

romacervantes

romacervantes on May 8, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

El collar Fénix 26 tiene buen tamaño, buena calidad y es hermoso. Pero lo mejor es que las manos que lo trabajan son de una joyera que busca crear, no copiar; compartir su luz, no ser artificial. Un ser humano que al igual que tod@s tiene vicisitudes pero que logra canalizarlos y como resultado están sus piezas únicas. Si la pieza es estupenda, Jennifer lo es más.

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About

My Story

I was born in the mountains outside Mexico City where I grew up among black lava sand dunes in a house with thick adobe walls built by my father. I had a creative childhood. My mother, a textile artist, filled our home with art supplies, and from her I learnt to draw, paint, batik, dye, sew, punch rugs and make jewelry.

As a child, I roamed the countryside looking for pre-Hispanic chards and figurines. Finding a link to the past filled me with wonder, and through my discovery of ceramic fragments I connected with ancient craftspeople. Although never complete, the chards felt strangely whole and self-sufficient, like symbols or visual stand-ins for the people who had made them. Since then, I have longed to find a visual vocabulary of my own that could communicate at a primal level with that part of us that remains constant, regardless of time.

At the start, clay was my preferred medium. I built large, hollow, coil-formed pieces that were unconscious simplifications of objects I encountered in daily life: vessels, buildings, trees and tools. As a silversmith, I continue to explore the same visual language I developed in ceramics, with the added challenge of making wearable pieces. When I draw or paint, my exploration is more graphic.

I continuously revisit self-contained forms in my work. My art speaks of solidity and weight, of rock and mineral associations. Each piece is still and frontal. As I work, I look for balance between positive and negative space so that both coexist. I strive to be as present as I can to each step of the creative process, letting the piece become what it needs to be, understanding the work is not a production, but rather an exploration.

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    I am Jennifer Musi, the jewelry artist behind MUSIBATTY. I believe life is enriched by the creative expression of each one of us. I explore my perspective in every piece I make so that it is unique, powerful and infused with life.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 31, 2017
Welcome!

My name is Jennifer, and I am the jewelry artist behind MUSIBATTY (pronounced moo-see bah-tee).

I inherited a unique visual and creative language from my parents, which is why I named my creative self in their honor, joining their last names: Musi and Batty. My mother –Julia Batty– is a British-American textile artist. My father –Jorge Musi– is a Mexican-Lebanese architect. MUSIBATTY is a tribute to the rich cultural heritage of my ancestors.

I hand-build all of my jewelry in my studio in Mexico City, using 100% recycled sterling silver recycled from photographic processes.

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Payment
I accept payment through PayPal. It is the safest way to pay online, and you can do so with any major bank card.

Items are shipped within 2-3 business days of payment.
Shipping
All items are shipped safely from Mexico City using registered post.

International orders take between 2-5 weeks to arrive. Thank you for your patience!

Orders within Mexico City will arrive between 2-10 business days, and orders to any other state in Mexico arrive within 8-15 business days.

Your order will be shipped to the address you provided ETSY. Please be sure to give me the correct address! I am not responsible for lost packages due to incorrectly supplied addresses.

Once your package has been mailed, you will receive a confirmation message with an estimated delivery date and your personal tracking number.

If an item is lost in the mail when I send it to you, I will give you a full refund. I consider an item lost if it has not arrived within 6 weeks.

I am not responsible for items that were not collected and returned to my address in Mexico City (they can be held at the border).

*International buyers (outside the US and Canada) are responsible for duties, fees and taxes charged by their country. In the 700+ orders that I have mailed, none have incurred in any additional fees, but I mention this in case it happens.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are not satisfied with your order, undamaged items may be returned or exchanged within 5 days of receipt. Please email me BEFORE you return your jewelry, as I will provide a shipping address in the US.
Additional policies and FAQs
I no longer make custom orders.

Since I sell all of my work on a first come, first serve basis, I am unable to put pieces on hold or offer a layaway plan.

The purchase of my art does not transfer reproduction rights of my work.

All of my work is © MUSIBATTY 2009-2017.