Sterling Silver Gold Filled & Gemstone Artisan Jewelry

Washington, D.C. · 242 Sales


Sterling Silver Gold Filled & Gemstone Artisan Jewelry

Washington, D.C. 242 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Anonymous on Feb 21, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Just picked up my earrings from the post office tonight. They are even more beautiful in person! Can't wait to wear them... Thanks again!

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Creating small pieces of my imagination...

"The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul... No matter our talents, education, backgrounds or abilities, we each have an inherent wish to create something that did not exist before." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

To the point: I love creating.

I especially love creating jewelry. Creating jewelry allows me to pour my mind's fanciful wishes and artistic fantasies into something tangible. I love intricate and detailed designs and aesthetics; picking apart and then analyzing the pieces of an image are very enjoyable to me. I like embellishing the simple into something grand.

I created Noria Jewelry as an outlet for my artistic expression and to be a means for supporting my artistic endeavors. I find inspiration from many Indian designs and their use of color. I also find much inspiration in the vast elements of Victorian and Edwardian styles. Stones themselves are inspiration to me. Ever since I was very young I collected rocks and cultivated a love of sparkly things. Lastly nature is a great source of inspiration. Sometimes when I find myself at a creative roadblock, I look at various types of flowers, finding patterns or color and delicate lines to help me along.

I have three small sons and an awesome husband. They are my life. We do almost everything together (except jewelry, ha ha) and live in northern Virginia.

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  • Anna Cordner

    Owner, Designer, Artist Behind Noria Jewelry

Shop policies

Last updated on August 31, 2011
::: Welcome to my shop!

::: If you ever have a concern, please email or convo me, whether it be with a purchase or shipping details, I am always ready to help.

::: All of my jewelry, except where noted, is intended for adult use only.

::: Sizing Policy for Watchbands: Measure around your wrist and take into account if you want a loose or tight fit (i.e. add an inch if you like a looser fit). Subtract the size of the watch face(s) of your choosing from your measurement and that is how long you might want your watch band to be. If the size posted is too large or too small, convo me and I will customize the fit for you at no extra charge (up to 6-1/2"; I will still customize fits larger than 6-1/2" but there will be a small fee, starting at $1, for cost of materials).

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Money Order
::: I accept Pay Pal and USPS (United States Postal Service) money orders ONLY; I do not accept any other type of money order other than USPS, **no exceptions**. Here is a link about USPS money orders:

You do not need a PayPal account to pay through PayPal. Choose the PayPal Option during checkout and after you submit your order click the big green "PAY NOW" button. Scroll down and you will see the option to pay with a credit or debit card WITHOUT having to sign up for a PayPal account. If payment through PayPal is not received after 36 hours from time and date of purchase, I will cancel the sale. I always send three notices (Etsy conversation message, emails, and PayPal notice) requesting payment before canceling.

::: Let me know via Etsy Conversation or email (NoriaShop !at gmail !dot com) if you are going to send a USPS money order as payment BEFORE you commit to buy. Money orders must be received within 10 business days of your commitment to buy. I will send your item(s) the same day or day after your money order arrives AND clears.

::: Virginia residents will be assessed a 5% sales tax.
::: Upon receipt of payment, I ship within 48 hours on the next business day.

::: I ship First Class USPS and include Delivery Confirmation. If you would like Priority Shipping the cost is $4.95 (flat rate); convo me so I can adjust the price or your item(s) will be shipped First Class.

::: To international buyers, I will ship First Class international airmail. Please note that this does not include insurance or tracking of the package. If you would like to upgrade to Priority or Express shipping or add insurance or register your package, I will be happy to do so for you; contact me via Etsy convo or email and I will quote you the revised shipping price.

*International Buyers: Buyers are responsible for all customs fees, taxes, tariffs, or receiving fees incurred. Buyers are responsible for knowing and abiding by any import restrictions to their country from the US.

::: Please make sure your Etsy and PayPal addresses are the same. I ship to the address on PayPal so please make sure your account information is up-to-date. If you are purchasing a gift and want it sent to the recipient, not to you, please note this in the Notes to the Seller section at check-out.
Refunds and Exchanges
::: In the interest of health and hygiene standards, all sales are **final** on earrings where the ear hook is not detachable and post earrings.

::: If you wish to make an exchange or get a refund, you must notify me within **two days** (48 hours) upon receiving your item(s).
- Buyers are responsible for return shipping charges. All returns *must* be shipped with delivery confirmation.
- All merchandise being returned for a refund or exchange must be in its original packaging and condition; for example, a watch face must be returned in the small plastic bag that contains it, the gift box, the stainless steel sticker on the back must not be removed, and the small dial spacer must be put back in place. **If you do not return all items in the condition they were shipped to you, you will not receive a full refund!**
-There will be no refunds or returns on custom orders. All other refunds will be considered on a case by case basis.

::: In the event your item needs repair, send me a convo or email letting me know the situation. This is uncommon but I know accidents happen and as far as I am able, I will repair your piece.
-You may be assessed a fee for this service.
-Full replacements will cost what they did at original time of purchase. I *can* replicate all my designs *IF* I still have the materials; please contact me to make sure your items are still replaceable as some of my items are one-of-a-kind and limited-edition only.
-You are responsible for shipping costs to me and I will cover shipping costs sending it back to you.

*Please let me know there is a problem **before** you return your piece. Convo or email me (NoriaShop !at gmail !dot com)*

***By committing to buy you are also agreeing to these policies.***
Additional policies and FAQs
::: If wish to have a custom order, convo me.

::: Any other questions or concerns, convo or email me.

Thank you!