NoWayOut

Engraved 24K/925-Silver Quote and Handwriting Jewelry

Adelaide, Australia
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Announcement    Welcome to NoWayOut jewelry ♥ Each of my designs are personally handcrafted by me from sterling silver or gold using traditional metalsmithing techniques.
I specialize in custom handwriting, hand/footprint jewelry as well as keepsake quality engraved, meaningful pieces inscribed with your choice of text, chinese/japanese letters or simple symbols.
Almost every font is available for personalizing your piece of jewelry, which makes your necklace, bracelet or ring a truly one-of-a-kind creation. I hope you find something you like here. Don't forget to check back often as I frequently add new items.

Pieces of my jewelry collection have been featured in the pages of the InStyle Magazine for several times as well as in international magazines like WOMAN, Freundin, BravoGirl, miss, DIVA, Engaged and WeddingPlanner.

My current production time is 1-3 days.
This is an estimate and we do aim to ship sooner.
Rush orders are ready to ship within 24 hours for an additional fee of $20.00.
Please purchase this listing additionally:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/170923442/rush-order-upgrade
or contact me for further details.

For my German speaking customers....
Falls Ihr Fragen haben solltet, könnt Ihr mich gerne auch auf Deutsch kontaktieren, das ist kein Problem :-)
oder Ihr besucht meinen deutschsprachigen Etsy Shop:
https://www.etsy.com/de/shop/MakeMD

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Special requests and custom orders are always welcome. I will be happy to work with you to create an original piece or custom fit a piece. Feel free to contact me with your request and/or ideas for something special. Sketches/mock ups of your custom item are available for a $25 non-refundable deposit each that can be applied towards your order.

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+++++ Please ONLY USE the Etsy convo system for contacting me, to assure your message isn't missed or caught in a spam filter.
Many times customers will not give me enough information to complete their order. Please be as specific as you can at checkout. And please, CHECK YOUR MESSAGES AFTER YOU ORDER!! This is the only way I can contact you to clarify any uncertainties.
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According to Australia Post, FREE shipping to the US, Canada, Asia or Europe normally takes up to 10 working days, but they do not give any guarantees naturally.
From 01-Mar-2021 FREE shipping to the US includes tracking.
In case that you need to have your order faster, there is also a Priority Post and an Express Courier option available during checkout.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS
Due to COVID-19 disruptions there WILL be shipping delays. Delays are not from us - we are exceeding our processing estimates by days and getting parcels out before due dates. These delays are due to carriers struggling with logistics and beyond our control.
We are not responsible for parcels going missing or taking a long time to reach you. We will not respond to rude or abusive messages.
We are a small business feeling the strain of this pandemic as much as you and your family. We are also human beings and kindness and politeness will get you a lot further with us than rudeness ever will. We will always help if we can.
Having said all of the above, the majority of our customers are just gorgeous and we are so grateful for you and your patience during this time.

Enjoy your visit :-)
Christine

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 9, 2021

Welcome to NoWayOut jewelry ♥ Each of my designs are personally handcrafted by me from sterling silver or gold using traditional metalsmithing techniques.
I specialize in custom handwriting, hand/footprint jewelry as well as keepsake quality engraved, meaningful pieces inscribed with your choice of text, chinese/japanese letters or simple symbols.
Almost every font is available for personalizing your piece of jewelry, which makes your necklace, bracelet or ring a truly one-of-a-kind creation. I hope you find something you like here. Don't forget to check back often as I frequently add new items.

Pieces of my jewelry collection have been featured in the pages of the InStyle Magazine for several times as well as in international magazines like WOMAN, Freundin, BravoGirl, miss, DIVA, Engaged and WeddingPlanner.

My current production time is 1-3 days.
This is an estimate and we do aim to ship sooner.
Rush orders are ready to ship within 24 hours for an additional fee of $20.00.
Please purchase this listing additionally:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/170923442/rush-order-upgrade
or contact me for further details.

For my German speaking customers....
Falls Ihr Fragen haben solltet, könnt Ihr mich gerne auch auf Deutsch kontaktieren, das ist kein Problem :-)
oder Ihr besucht meinen deutschsprachigen Etsy Shop:
https://www.etsy.com/de/shop/MakeMD

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Special requests and custom orders are always welcome. I will be happy to work with you to create an original piece or custom fit a piece. Feel free to contact me with your request and/or ideas for something special. Sketches/mock ups of your custom item are available for a $25 non-refundable deposit each that can be applied towards your order.

*************************************************************************************
+++++ Please ONLY USE the Etsy convo system for contacting me, to assure your message isn't missed or caught in a spam filter.
Many times customers will not give me enough information to complete their order. Please be as specific as you can at checkout. And please, CHECK YOUR MESSAGES AFTER YOU ORDER!! This is the only way I can contact you to clarify any uncertainties.
*************************************************************************************
According to Australia Post, FREE shipping to the US, Canada, Asia or Europe normally takes up to 10 working days, but they do not give any guarantees naturally.
From 01-Mar-2021 FREE shipping to the US includes tracking.
In case that you need to have your order faster, there is also a Priority Post and an Express Courier option available during checkout.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS
Due to COVID-19 disruptions there WILL be shipping delays. Delays are not from us - we are exceeding our processing estimates by days and getting parcels out before due dates. These delays are due to carriers struggling with logistics and beyond our control.
We are not responsible for parcels going missing or taking a long time to reach you. We will not respond to rude or abusive messages.
We are a small business feeling the strain of this pandemic as much as you and your family. We are also human beings and kindness and politeness will get you a lot further with us than rudeness ever will. We will always help if we can.
Having said all of the above, the majority of our customers are just gorgeous and we are so grateful for you and your patience during this time.

Enjoy your visit :-)
Christine

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About NoWayOut

Sales 6,532
On Etsy since 2010

EAT - PRAY - LOVE - SHOP ....... MakeMyDay

Herzlich Willkommen bei MakeMyDay!

Meine Reise in die Welt der Kunst und des Schmuckes fing mit einigen Semestern an der Kunstakademie in München an. Hier begann auch meine Liebe zu den Werkstoffen Silber und Glas, die mich immer begleitet haben und denen ich bis heute treu geblieben bin.
Meine zweite Leidenschaft ist Lyrik. Else Lasker-Schüler, Betty Paoli, Rainer Maria Rilke und Antoine de Saint-Exupery, um nur einige zu nennen. Ihre Texte in meinen Schmuck zu integrieren ergibt Schmuckstücke voller Leidenschaft und Poesie, kleine poetische Kostbarkeiten, die zum Nachdenken und Träumen anregen sollen.

Verewigen würde ich gerne Deine persönlichen Herzensbotschaften, Lebensphilosophien oder Lieblingsgedichte. Alles das, was Dir WICHTIG ist und was Du gerne für immer bei Dir tragen möchtet...
Nach Deinen Vorgaben entstehen ganz besondere, erlesene Stücke. Ein poetisches Spiegelbild Deiner selbst und Deiner Seele.

ALLE meine Schmuckstücke sind GRAVIERT und nicht gestempelt.
Beim Stempeln drückt sich die Schrift oder das Motiv auf die Rückseite durch. Das Silber wird dabei verformt und ist von hinten unansehnlich. Beim Gravieren wird das Material nicht verformt und die Rückseite kann fast immer sogar zusätzlich graviert werden.

Ganz wichtig sind für mich auch Nachhaltigkeit und Fair Trade. Ich verwende für die Herstellung meines Schmucks ausschliesslich Edelmetalle, die sozial- und umweltgerecht gewonnen wurden oder recycelt worden sind.

Ich hoffe die Umsetzung meiner Ideen und Inspirationen macht Dir genauso viel Freude wie mir selbst.

"There is no perfection in the world, except perhaps in love. Love is expressed in every piece of my work, capturing a moment in time, and giving it enduring life."

Habt einen wunderschönen Tag!
Christine

Shop members

  • Christine

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Artist

    My name is Christine. I am a jewelry artist and gold smith. Each part of my jewelry designs is meticulously made by myself or one of my highly skilled team members with utmost LOVE and care.

  • Nina

    Model And Muse

    Nina is my wonderful all time favorite model and inspiration!

  • Jess and Sara

    Assistants

    They are my angels, my helping hands with the packing and shipping. They are always willing to help and brighten the energy with their amazing spirits.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 19, 2022
WELCOME and Thank You for visiting my Etsy shop!

MakeMyDay was born after many years perfecting my designs and crafting skills. Steering away from mass produced, meaningless jewellery, I hope that my genuine passion for each truly unique piece shines through in my photographs.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
★ Please note, that you are verifying that all information is correct when you finalize your order. This includes punctuation, dates and spelling.
Please note that once an order has been placed, any changes to the engraving are impossible and not accepted. Please choose and check any text to be engraved very carefully.

Items purchased through NoWayOut are made to order individually (custom made) even if using standard layouts and engravings. They are non-returnable.

Items that are damaged in shipment must be reported immediately, not days after receiving them. Later, they must be returned in the original packing with packing slip. If ever possible take photographs of any damaged package and merchandise to enable me to make my claim with the shipping agent. Please email me FIRST immediately after receipt of the item.
Payment
I accept Credit Card and Debit Card payments through Etsy direct checkout and Etsy gift cards.
Completing payment at the time of purchase is encouraged. If you are having problems checking out please contact us and we will do our best to help you.

The very helpful general buying FAQ's are here
http://www.etsy.com/faq_buying.php#paying_the_seller

Payment must be received within three days of purchase or the order will be cancelled. The item will not be shipped until payment is cleared.

Buyers from Australia may also pay by direct bank deposit. In this case, please contact me before placing an order.

Please note that Coupon Codes can only be used during checkout. They will not be accepted anytime later.
Shipping
★★ Covid - 19 Update
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, there are flight delays and cancellations affecting all in and outbound overseas shippings.
Shippings to the USA may be delayed by several weeks additionally to the normally announced times including Express Shipping. These are very unfortunate conditions and issues beyond the control of MakeMyDayNoWayOut.

The shipping is via Australian Postal service.

PLEASE NOTE,
if you live outside of Australia, your purchase MAY be subject to your country's taxes or import duty when it arrives. Please check your own country's customs rules.
In the EU, especially in UK, Italy and Germany, customs occasionally hold a small percentage of shipments for a prolonged period of time without this being visible to the postal carrier. The goods are however always released and delivered or the receiver is being informed to pick it up at the nearest customs office.
PLEASE NOTE,
that Canada belongs to a tiny group of countries where it takes notoriously longer than elsewhere to get mail from overseas delivered.

According to Australia Post shipping to the USA, Asia or Europe normally takes up to 10 working days for an "International Air" parcel, but they do not give any guarantees naturally.
PLEASE NOTE that, from 01-Mar-2021, FREE standard shipping includes online tracking for US orders only!

PLEASE NOTE,
that these dates are ESTIMATES only. Due to customs delays or weather conditions, a package might take longer than you and me expect it, but I cannot be held responsible for those delays or any other shipping errors as it's beyond my control. Please order early to avoid disappointment!
Additional policies and FAQs
Australian law applies.

Special requests and custom orders are always welcome. I will be happy to work with you to create an original piece or custom fit a piece. Feel free to contact me with your request and/or ideas for something special. Sketches/mock-ups of your custom item are available for a $25 non-refundable deposit each that can be applied towards your order.

★ Please note, that you are verifying that all information is correct when you finalize your order. This includes punctuation, dates and spelling.

★Information about aged (darkened) engraving★
Please note, that if you purchase an additional darkening of the engravings, I can't give you any guarantees how dark it will be and how long it lasts. It may fade or disappear by polishing or certain cleaning procedures.

★Information about gold plated items★
Gold plating is a method of depositing a layer of gold onto the surface of a base, mostly silver, through an electrochemical process. Unless otherwise stated, my gold plated jewelry is solid sterling silver covered with a layer of 24ct gold.
Care should always be taken when cleaning gold plated jewelry to protect the layer of gold from being worn away or scratched. Although gold plated jewelry will not tarnish over time like silver, the gold appearance may fade depending on wear and exposure to chemicals and cosmetics.
The above is true not only for my gold plated jewelry rather than such jewelry in general.

★Information about the metals I use★
Sterling silver is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals, usually copper
Nu Gold or red brass is 85% copper and 15% zinc
Copper is 100% copper.
Please keep in mind that metal, when it comes in contact with air or the oils and acids of your skin, does tarnish or darken. Darkened metal is due to a natural process and it depends on each individual person how long it will take before your piece tarnishes.
It can be brought to shine again by polishing with one of those silver cleaning cloths. Cleaning cloths often are available in good groceries or a jewelry shop.
I recommend that customers remove jewelry before going to bed, taking a bath or shower or participating in physical activity.
Exposure to certain harsh chemicals or environments will result in compromising the integrity of your jewelry. This includes, but is not limited to the following: perspiration, perfumes, cleaning agents, chlorine, salt water, hydrogen sulfide, and silver polish.

★Information about satin matte finished surfaces★
Some items can be ordered with a matte satin surface finish.
It is common sense that this kind of finish is delicate. If it's exposed to any other hard materials like metals, stones, ceramics, glass etc, scratches will happen and be visible.
It is a well known fact that silver and gold are soft metals which can be scratched easily.
On matte satin surfaces this will be more visible than on glossy surfaces.

★Information about 3D hand and footprint engravings★
The better the image or photo, the better will be the result. Please note that I cannot engrave something which is not in the image provided.
To the contrary, if the hand- or footprint in the image is blurry or smudgy, or a finger or toe is missing, or the imprint is visible in parts only or faint, then I need to engrave this as it is within the limits of the engraving tool. I cannot "make up" additional detail, which is not there or not recognizable.

★Information about coordinates jewellery★
If there are any geographic coordinates to be engraved, I am happy to do that. However, I do need the customer to provide the coordinates in whatever preferred
notation. I am not going to find out coordinates, if just a place or address is given. I do not have any better tools to find coordinates on the Internet than any other Internet user. It's the customer's responsibility to find out and provide such coordinates.

★How to treat your leather jewellery★
Please always keep in mind that leather is a natural material and must be treated with care.
NoWayOut strongly recommend that you do not wear your leather jewelry whilst bathing or swimming, whilst in bed or during sporting activities.
We also strongly advise against exposing the leather jewelry to harsh chemicals, including ammonia, bleach, chlorine and salt water.
Please remove the leather jewelry prior to cleaning, bathing and swimming and ensure that the jewelry is not exposed to UV light, hairspray, perfume and cosmetics.

★Metal thickness★
Unless otherwise noted in a listing, I use 22ga (~0.64mm) solid sterling silver (.925) for most of my items, particularly the discs regardless of the diameter.

★Fonts for text★
Text fonts shown on listing photographs are indicative only. Unless explicitly requested by the customer and acknowledged my me I may use different fonts than those shown in the photographs. It depends on space, text and other factors. I always try to use a nice appealing looking fonts though whenever possible.

More information

Last updated on May 19, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Why choose NoWayOut?

Every single piece is handcrafted by ME, Christine Nicholson, or one of my my highly skilled team members with love and care ♥️ Handmade - Heart finished ♥️

★ I use only high quality USA and Italian made materials
★ All components are .925 Sterling Silver, 24ct gold-plated sterling silver or 14ct gold-filled, unless otherwise stated

How long are your production times?

Very short :)
My current production time is 1-3 business days.
Please note that business days do not include holidays or weekends! This is an estimate and we do aim to ship sooner.

Do you offer rush orders?

Rush orders are ready to ship within 24 hours for an additional fee of $20.00.
If you want your order to be rushed please purchase this listing additionally:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/170923442/rush-order-upgrade
or contact me for further details.

Do you offer custom orders?

Special requests and custom orders are always welcome :)
I will be happy to work with you to create an original piece or custom fit a piece. Feel free to contact me with your request and/or ideas for something special.

In case a special sketch/mock up of your custom item is needed, a $25 non-refundable deposit that can be applied towards your order will be charged.
Unfortunately the design is a major part of the work and time consuming, eventually.

What is the difference between bright and dark engraving?

In new jewelry the engraving is silver colored or bright. 
This looks noble, but it's not exactly obvious. It's silver color embedded in silver color after all.
The engraving will darken with time. It may take days or weeks and reach its final dark color on its own.
Then the engraving stands out and is more obvious.
However, if you prefer to get this more obvious look from the beginning, you may want to order the dark engraving.
Then I use techniques to make the engraving dark from the beginning.

Where can I note my engraving specifications?

Please leave a note with your custom wishes in the "message to seller" box during checkout or send me a message here on Etsy after your purchase.

★ Please note, that you are verifying that all information is correct when you finalize your order. This includes punctuation, dates and spelling.

Do you have promotions or Coupons?

Please join me on Facebook or Instagram to be be notified of special promotions or shop coupon codes:

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/NowayoutMakemyday

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/NoWayOutMakeMyDay

Care instructions

Please keep in mind that metal, when it comes in contact with air or the oils of your skin, does tarnish or darken. Darkened metal is a natural process and it depends on each individual person how long it will take before your piece tarnishes.
It can be brought to shine again by polishing with a silver cleaning cloth. Cleaning cloths often are available in good groceries or a jewelry shop.
I recommend that customers remove jewelry before going to bed, taking a bath or shower or participating in physical activity.
Exposure to certain harsh chemicals or environments will result in compromising the integrity of your jewelry. This includes, but is not limited to the following: perspiration, perfumes, cleaning agents, chlorine and salt water.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Each item comes nicely packaged in a beautiful organza bag and color matching ribbon. If you would like to add a note to your package, please contact me beforehand so I can include it for you.

How to measure the correct ring size

To determine your ring size using a ring you already own measure the rings inner diameter by measuring straight across the ring with a ruler. Read the inside dimensions in millimeters. This is the diameter of your finger, which corresponds to your size on the chart in my listings.