MetalDesignbyLou

Designer Metal and Jewelry for you and your walls

Aztec, New Mexico · 0 Sales

MetalDesignbyLou

Designer Metal and Jewelry for you and your walls

Aztec, New Mexico 0 Sales On Etsy since 2014

Lou Mancel

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Lou Mancel

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Last updated on January 21, 2014
As a teenager, Lou Mancel learned the basics of Navajo style silver-smithing. In 2000, she put aside her oil painting when she realized that silver and gemstones are the media that allow her to “get the ideas in my head out in a form that is right for me”. Lou uses both faceted and cabochon stones as colors on her pallet. Her jewelry is described as a nature-based subject matter with a focus on geometric designs emphasizing her Celtic background.

Being a voracious learner, her jewelry continues to evolve as new techniques and ideas emerge.

Lou expanded the horizons of her jewelry in 2011, by taking the fine techniques of jewelry making to larger designer wall art. She uses stones, intricate saw work, stamping, riveting and many types of metals and stones, to push the envelope into bas relief sculpture designs. Many of the ideas portray her Celtic background.

“The ability to use other metals besides silver has allowed me to explore the wonders of patina – the coloring of metal using heat and chemicals”.

In 2012, Lou started exploring how to add even more colors on metal with the addition of enamels.
Ever changing, ever progressing in her techniques allows Lou to continually create new and different designer jewelry and wall art.

You can see more of Lou’s work at www.designbylou.com

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I want you to be completely happy with your purchase!

If for some reason you aren’t satisfied with your order please email me so we can make arrangements for an exchange or a full refund.

Items may be exchanged or returned for full refund if returned in original condition within 5 days of receiving the item. A refund will not be issued until I have the item(s) in my possession.

You will be responsible for returning items in their original condition as well as return shipping costs.

Please send me an e-mail to let me know you're returning something, I would also like to hear about your feedback and find out what was that you didn't find satisfying about the item.
Payment
I accept all major credit/debit cards as well as Paypal and Etsy gift cards.

New Mexico Residents, I must collect 8.125% tax on sales so that we can continue to drive on our wonder open roads and support the local economy.
Shipping
Packages are shipped first-class mail with the USPS with delivery confirmation. The package should arrive within 3-7 days after shipment for all domestic orders.

Items are shipped within 1-3 business days unless otherwise discussed.

I will only ship to the address you provide during the Etsy checkout so please make sure that the address is completely correct.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you are interested in custom orders, please email me.

More information

Last updated on Apr 13, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

Yes, I will consider custom work. Commissions must be agreed upon by both parties and a deposit will be asked.
If I do not think I can do justice to your need, I am very up front about it and will let you know.