MimsyBorogroveDesign

Diamonds and Opals and Moonstones.

California, United States · 3509 Sales

MimsyBorogroveDesign

Diamonds and Opals and Moonstones.

California, United States 3509 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Pave Diamonds, Opals, Moonstones, and Labradorite. Can you tell I love gems with an inner fire. Check out the new Personalized section of my shop for birthstones, charms, and initials. You can design your own jewelry and I'll make it for you :)

Everything is handmade and gift wrapped

IMPORTANT. Please contact me through Etsy conversations, not email. It is the fastest way to get a response.

PRECIOUS METALS

VERMEIL is Sterling Silver with a 1-2 micron plating of 18k - 24k gold on top.
GOLD FILLED is an actual layer of gold, pressure bonded to another metal. Gold filled is not to be confused with gold plating as filled literally has 100% more gold than gold plating. Gold filled is much more valuable and tarnish resistant. Gold filled jewelry is an economical alternative to solid gold!
STERLING SILVER is is 92.5% pure silver with some base metal for strength
FINE SILVER from the Thai Karen Hill Tribe is 97-99% pure silver, a little softer than sterling but very tarnish resistant.

DO YOU INCLUDE A PAPER INVOICE?

since so many of our orders are gifts, and we try to minimize our paper use, we do not include invoices in the packages. If you would like an invoice please leave us a comment during checkout letting us know.

HOW DO I USE A DISCOUNT CODE?

Once you are in the CART page, you will see a text box next to a button that says “Apply Coupon”. Enter your coupon code into that box and hit enter. You will see it reflected in your total. If for some reason the coupon code did not work, please leave us a comment during checkout with the code and we will refund it back to you.

DO YOU OFFER BULK DISCOUNTS?

Yes. We offer additional discounts on orders above $400. Please Contact Us for special coupon codes.

DO YOU GIFT WRAP?

Jewelry is wrapped neatly in a small box with ribbon tie, and biodegradable bubble mailer. If you'd like me to add a note or would like them individually wrapped, please let me know in "Note to Seller".

FEEDBACK

Your satisfaction is important to me. If you are not happy with your order for ANY reason please let me know first.

MORE SOCIAL MEDIA

We're officially on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram! Follow us for sneak peeks at new items, follower-only discounts, and special events!

https://twitter.com/MimsyBJewelry
http://pinterest.com/MimsyBJewelry/
http://instagram.com/mimsybjewelry#

Check out my other shop www.etsy.com/shop/GojoDesign for even more affordable quirky gorgeous items

All Photos, Designs & Text Copyright © 2016 MIMSY BOROGROVE

Announcement
Last updated on May 10, 2016

Pave Diamonds, Opals, Moonstones, and Labradorite. Can you tell I love gems with an inner fire. Check out the new Personalized section of my shop for birthstones, charms, and initials. You can design your own jewelry and I'll make it for you :)

Everything is handmade and gift wrapped

IMPORTANT. Please contact me through Etsy conversations, not email. It is the fastest way to get a response.

PRECIOUS METALS

VERMEIL is Sterling Silver with a 1-2 micron plating of 18k - 24k gold on top.
GOLD FILLED is an actual layer of gold, pressure bonded to another metal. Gold filled is not to be confused with gold plating as filled literally has 100% more gold than gold plating. Gold filled is much more valuable and tarnish resistant. Gold filled jewelry is an economical alternative to solid gold!
STERLING SILVER is is 92.5% pure silver with some base metal for strength
FINE SILVER from the Thai Karen Hill Tribe is 97-99% pure silver, a little softer than sterling but very tarnish resistant.

DO YOU INCLUDE A PAPER INVOICE?

since so many of our orders are gifts, and we try to minimize our paper use, we do not include invoices in the packages. If you would like an invoice please leave us a comment during checkout letting us know.

HOW DO I USE A DISCOUNT CODE?

Once you are in the CART page, you will see a text box next to a button that says “Apply Coupon”. Enter your coupon code into that box and hit enter. You will see it reflected in your total. If for some reason the coupon code did not work, please leave us a comment during checkout with the code and we will refund it back to you.

DO YOU OFFER BULK DISCOUNTS?

Yes. We offer additional discounts on orders above $400. Please Contact Us for special coupon codes.

DO YOU GIFT WRAP?

Jewelry is wrapped neatly in a small box with ribbon tie, and biodegradable bubble mailer. If you'd like me to add a note or would like them individually wrapped, please let me know in "Note to Seller".

FEEDBACK

Your satisfaction is important to me. If you are not happy with your order for ANY reason please let me know first.

MORE SOCIAL MEDIA

We're officially on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram! Follow us for sneak peeks at new items, follower-only discounts, and special events!

https://twitter.com/MimsyBJewelry
http://pinterest.com/MimsyBJewelry/
http://instagram.com/mimsybjewelry#

Check out my other shop www.etsy.com/shop/GojoDesign for even more affordable quirky gorgeous items

All Photos, Designs & Text Copyright © 2016 MIMSY BOROGROVE

Mimsy Borogrove

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About

Quiet stones with a fire inside.

Hi and welcome.

I'm Sarah, A Brit living in Los Angeles, who, through Etsy, stumbled upon a way to work at what I love to do. Lately I find myself working more and more with those quiet gems that have a fire inside, like opals, moonstones, labradorite and dark pave diamonds.

Who is Mimsy?
Mimsy is a lot like me, but a little prettier than me, a bit cleverer than me, A bit wilder than me, a tad more artistic and talented than me and definitely more organized. So it's a good thing that she is running this shop :)

I got the name from a poem, the Jabberwocky by Lewis Caroll who wrote Alice in Wonderland. Here's the first verse:

'Twas Brillig and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimbel in the wabe
All mimsy were the borogoves
And the nome raths outgabe.

And here is the rest
http://www.jabberwocky.com/carroll/jabber/jabberwocky.html

I have a preference for unusual but simple silhouettes. But still can't avoid moments of uncontrollable bohemian exuberance! I hope the results are always fun and easy to wear. Custom designs are my passion. Feel free to ask for colors, sizes and silhouettes that work for you.

Recycled and Ethically sourced materials are used. 5% of profits go to the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center for their work with Transgender teens.

XO
Sarah - Also Known As Mimsy

PS. Take a peek.
My other shop is www.etsy.com/shop/gojodesign

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  • Mimsy Borogrove

    Owner, Designer, Photographer

  • Jaime Kagan

    Customer Service, Model, Creator

    Sweet Bright, creative and the owner of www.etsy.com/shop/jaybluehandmade

  • Jonathan Bodo

    Photographer

  • leigh Johnson

    Eco Economist

  • Gojo

    Security, Doofus, Foot Warmer

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Last updated on Mar 31, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

Measurements for the pictured items are included in each item description. However, as all items are made to order, it is often easy to make a necklace a little longer or shorter at no extra cost. Please let me know in the notes to seller at checkout if you would like a custom length.

To ensure a perfect fit, I recommend that you use an existing necklace or piece of string placed around your neck and positioned as you like it; then measure it open, unclasped from end to end. That way you can let me know your ideal length. Extender chains are also available.

Wholesale availability

Many items are available wholesale. Contact me for a link to my wholesale site. My work is available in many boutiques from Los Angeles to London.

Gift wrapping and packaging

All items are gift wrapped in a pretty box with a ribbon. Let me know if you are buying multiple gifts and would like each one individually wrapped. Personalized gift cards are also available, just let me know what you'd like to say in the notes to seller at check out. No charge for gift wrapping and gift cards :)

Care instructions

ALL JEWELRY should be taken off before showering/swimming/exercising, and kept clean & dry in a closed storage when not in use. Jewelry should be properly cleaned once in awhile in order for it to last longer.
STERLING + GOLD FILLED:
To clean Sterling Silver chain/charm scrub into a mound of baking soda + drop of water on your palm then rinse, you may also try toothpaste + water, or silver jewelry cleaner. For Gold-Fill use dishwash liquid & warm water OR jewelry cleaning solution. Be careful not to tangle chain.
VERMEIL.
Wash gently with dishwash liquid and water, take off before shower/swimming/exercising, and keep dry in a closed container. Do not scrub vermeil. It will last a long time if cared for.