PPennee

Fine Gold and Sterling Jewelry by All Wired Up

Westminster, Maryland · 2694 Sales

PPennee

Fine Gold and Sterling Jewelry by All Wired Up

Westminster, Maryland 2694 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(1006)

Announcement   Welcome to All Wired Up Jewelry Designs selections of stylish artisan fine gold and sterling jewelry. I create fine quality jewelry with elegance for every day in gold, sterling using recycled metals, ethically sourced colored gemstones and conflict free diamonds.

In my shop you will find both one of a kind jewelry and a selection of made to order bangles, earrings and stack rings for everyday as well as wedding and contemporary engagement rings in sterling and 14k or 18k gold made just for you. I have a large selection of customizable gemstone rings, rose cut diamond and colored gemstone rings. Sterling and gold rings, cuffs and bangles are hand forged and come in a variety of sizes and profiles. I offer small through extra large bangle sizes to custom fit your needs. You have lots of choices when shopping, please know that I appreciate every customer who choses to work with me to create their hand crafted jewelry!

All jewelry is made using 100% recycled silver and gold from an eco-conscious company and gemstones are purchased from a certified colored stone supplier also Kimberly certified for diamonds so you can own jewelry you can feel good about wearing.

I strive for a balance of timeless classics, modern, versatile, and always make with quality and durability in mind. Each piece I make is created in my home studio. All fabrication is done with time honored metalsmithing techniques with hammer, torch and anvil. Your jewelry is personal and important to me to make perfect for you, edges are smoothed over, joins are perfectly matched and the inside of settings are polished before I set the stones. I work hard to make all my pieces to the best of my ability. I do not take shortcuts, every piece is finished properly and described honestly. I want you to be thrilled with your purchase so Please feel free to ask questions.

For those of you who find the perfect item, but you're going to miss that "need by" date- consider using my "Gift Message" card option, Leave a message in Notes to Seller at checkout that you want a "Gift Message Card" when you order any made to order jewelry. I will send you or your giftee my shop gift postcard card with a ring sizer or bangle/cuff sizing instructions and my business card enclosed. No pressure shopping!

Other Places to Find Me:
Website- http://www.allwiredupjewelrydesigns.com/
Instagram - http://instagram.com/allwiredupjd
Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/AllWiredUpJewelryDesigns
Google+ - google.com/+AllWiredUpJewelryDesignsWestminster
Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/allwiredupjewelrydesigns/

Visit my new destash shop here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AllWiredUpJD
Beads, cabochons, findings out of production jewelry and beautiful pearls!

Proud Leader of the Aspiring Metalsmiths Team

© 2008-2016 Ppennee All Wired Up Jewelry Designs
All images and designs are the intellectual property of Ppennee of All Wired Up Jewelry Designs. All rights reserved.

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 26, 2016

Welcome to All Wired Up Jewelry Designs selections of stylish artisan fine gold and sterling jewelry. I create fine quality jewelry with elegance for every day in gold, sterling using recycled metals, ethically sourced colored gemstones and conflict free diamonds.

In my shop you will find both one of a kind jewelry and a selection of made to order bangles, earrings and stack rings for everyday as well as wedding and contemporary engagement rings in sterling and 14k or 18k gold made just for you. I have a large selection of customizable gemstone rings, rose cut diamond and colored gemstone rings. Sterling and gold rings, cuffs and bangles are hand forged and come in a variety of sizes and profiles. I offer small through extra large bangle sizes to custom fit your needs. You have lots of choices when shopping, please know that I appreciate every customer who choses to work with me to create their hand crafted jewelry!

All jewelry is made using 100% recycled silver and gold from an eco-conscious company and gemstones are purchased from a certified colored stone supplier also Kimberly certified for diamonds so you can own jewelry you can feel good about wearing.

I strive for a balance of timeless classics, modern, versatile, and always make with quality and durability in mind. Each piece I make is created in my home studio. All fabrication is done with time honored metalsmithing techniques with hammer, torch and anvil. Your jewelry is personal and important to me to make perfect for you, edges are smoothed over, joins are perfectly matched and the inside of settings are polished before I set the stones. I work hard to make all my pieces to the best of my ability. I do not take shortcuts, every piece is finished properly and described honestly. I want you to be thrilled with your purchase so Please feel free to ask questions.

For those of you who find the perfect item, but you're going to miss that "need by" date- consider using my "Gift Message" card option, Leave a message in Notes to Seller at checkout that you want a "Gift Message Card" when you order any made to order jewelry. I will send you or your giftee my shop gift postcard card with a ring sizer or bangle/cuff sizing instructions and my business card enclosed. No pressure shopping!

Other Places to Find Me:
Website- http://www.allwiredupjewelrydesigns.com/
Instagram - http://instagram.com/allwiredupjd
Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/AllWiredUpJewelryDesigns
Google+ - google.com/+AllWiredUpJewelryDesignsWestminster
Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/allwiredupjewelrydesigns/

Visit my new destash shop here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AllWiredUpJD
Beads, cabochons, findings out of production jewelry and beautiful pearls!

Proud Leader of the Aspiring Metalsmiths Team

© 2008-2016 Ppennee All Wired Up Jewelry Designs
All images and designs are the intellectual property of Ppennee of All Wired Up Jewelry Designs. All rights reserved.

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lucasfox98

lucasfox98 on Jan 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

The ring was exactly as advertised and when I ordered the wrong size the seller helped me with no hassle. 100% satisfied, would buy from this store again!

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New twist on my swirl ring casting, this one with a raised stone in a classic 4prong setting
This is a raw diamond ring in the very early stages, everything soldered ready for filing, sanding and clean up before putting it all together.
The beginning of the lotus petal cuff, lots of hammering to form the petals, then annealing so I can form it to shape
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About

Handmade Bridal, Custom and Everyday Jewelry

All Wired Up Jewelry Designs offers a large range of bridal, custom and everyday jewelry. I strive to create exceptional products, many of which are customized just for you
Enter my Shop Here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PPennee
My home studio is located outside Baltimore, MD,
I try to offer a range of items that reflect my love of stones and my love of fine jewelry. You will find unique handmade one of a kind jewelry as well as minimalist engagement and wedding rings and every day earrings, stack rings, bangles and cuffs in my shop. Customizing a piece for you is something I love to do.
All Wired Up Jewelry Designs was founded in 2008 as a one of a kind jewelry company. My specialty is minimalist and everyday wear jewelry. It seems my main business became making beautiful handmade 14k Gold rings.
My goal is to create exceptional products, many of which are customized just for you and I do my very best to provide exemplary customer support and assistance both before and after the order is fulfilled and whenever necessary.

I love the challenge of making jewelry that is beautiful, durable, and comfortable to wear. A simple yet significant luxury in one’s wardrobe, jewelry is meant to be effortlessly worn and celebrated, not be tucked away in a box. Each of my designs is purposefully imagined with the intention of making you smile daily in life while embodying heirloom quality that can be cherished and passed down for generations to come. Jewelry is personal for you- and it is to me when I make it for you.

If you are reading this as a new customer or a repeat customer just taking time to get to know me a bit better, be assured that each piece I create is done by my hands in my home studio. I purchase 100% recycled materials to create my jewelry and all my gemstones are ethically sourced. All stones are set by my hands, so no two pieces will ever be exactly alike. For my, everyday wear lines, I do use some pattern wire with florals and scrolls, all other textured jewelry is done with tools in my shop or my trusty rolling mill and some "found" material I think will look great embossed in metal. I have started to learn wax carving and am adding some cast items as well as more gold jewelry to my shop.

I want you to love your piece of jewelry and cherish it for a lifetime. I enjoy working with my customers so if you want a custom piece, or have a special request, I am very open to ideas- feel free to contact me.

I proudly sell only gemstones from a certified colored stone distributer, all diamonds are from Kimberly certified suppliers and rubies are also from a certified supplier. All my colored stones are rated A-AAA for clarity and color, I do not use "commercial quality" unless my listing dos not state a rating. The only treatments on my stones are heat or irradiation, both GIA approved for colored stones, no dyed or glass filled stones.

Other Places to Visit Me:
Website- http://www.allwiredupjewelrydesigns.com/
Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/AllWiredUpJewelryDesigns?ref=ts
Instagram - http://instagram.com/allwiredupjd
Google+ - google.com/+AllWiredUpJewelryDesignsWestminster
Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/allwiredupjewelrydesigns/

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  • Pennee Parker

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer And Packing Girl

    I'm it as far as staff for my jewelry making business. I make each piece of jewelry by hand from recycled sterling and gold. I am the selector of stones, the secretary, photographer and shipping clerk- just me, and I enjoy every minute of it!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 9, 2017
Welcome to All Wired Up Jewelry Designs. I create a selection of artisan crafted sterling and karat gold fine jewelry with classic style and a little edge. I design my jewelry so it is not only fun to wear, but it's also made to last and cherish, if you love it, it should last. I am happy to assist you to select custom made jewelry for yourself, your bridal party or a gift for a special friend. I want you to be thrilled with your purchase, feel satisfied that you received high quality pieces, and know that you own one-of-a-kind hand crafted jewelry. I have worked as a bench jeweler for 9 years with primary interest in fabrication and stone setting. Unlike many jewelers that use computer design and milled wax, my jewelry is either hand fabricated or cast from my hand carved waxes. The plus for this is you get exactly what you want, made to your specifications after you order it. The down side is I have a very limited selection of items ready to ship next day since each is made after you order. Se ready to ship for one of a kind and sample items ready to go!

I am an eco-conscious shop and use 100% recycled material for all my silver and gold creations. All natural gemstones are from vendors that supply only ethically sourced diamonds and colored gemstones. I supply only the highest quality lab created stones available. All cabochon stones are cut here in the US.

Please be sure to read my policies on returns and exchanges before ordering made to order and requesting custom items:
https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/PPennee/policies
Made to order jewelry you request is made after you purchase. There are also lots of one of a kind ready to ship options in my shop!

Check out my feedback from buyers: http://www.etsy.com/people/PPennee/feedback?type=from_buyers

What You Can Expect:
I am very responsive to all contacts and I stand behind my workmanship 100%. I have tried to make my policies as clear and thorough as possible. If you have questions, please ask before ordering. I want you to be thrilled with your purchase, so please, ask away- I respond to all contacts as quickly as possible.

I am a one person shop, no helpers or assistants. I am the person making your jewelry by hand, responding to your questions and shipping your order. I make each piece one at a time. I have a few items cast by a local friend with a private studio. I don't order from a distributor in multiples so I have things on a shelf ready to ship so please understand, getting it next day is probably not possible. I do try my best to make items as quickly as possible and meet your shipping deadlines. My business is strictly on line so production is not slowed due to making lots for shows, wholesale accounts or galleries - my focus is making just for my customers and making it exactly the way you want it.

If you want updated fast on new items you can subscribe to my shop feed here:
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If you like my work please "like" me on Facebook at:
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Find me on Instagram @AllWiredUpJD

You can now Pin my items on Pinterest to save those you like! https://www.pinterest.com/pennee_parker/

Proud member of the Etsy Aspiring Metalsmiths, Metal Clay Heads and Baltimore Etsy Street Team (BEST)

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Payment
I offer both Paypal and Direct Check out where your personal credit cards are accepted for payment. Etsy Gift cards are accepted! I do not accept checks or money orders without prior discussion and only from US banks or US postal money orders when accepted. Paypal allows use of most credit cards with or without an account with Paypal for up to 2 purchases.

I am happy to arrange a lay away payment plan for items totaling over $100. Contact me for details.

For layaway payments or for "extras" you forgot, like a shipping upgrade and want to add on to an order, I will either invoice you through Paypal or you can send money direct to me at https://paypal.me/AllWiredUpJD

You can read the step-by-step guide to payment here (copy and paste the address into your address bar) http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php

Custom Orders: I require a minimum 30% deposit on total purchase price on your custom request. Once I have ordered supplies or begun work this deposit is non-refundable. You may contact me to cancel, but it must be before I have ordered supplies or begun your project, ideally within 24 hours after purchase.

Lay-Away Orders:
I request a 50% deposit up front on orders over $150.
Lay away payments are accepted on an agreed upon schedule to be preferably not more than 3 payments total. Longer payment schedules can be arranged for higher priced gold and diamond items. Significant delays in paying on the agreed upon schedule without explanation may cause loss of your deposit. Balance is due in full before shipping. Please see further details below under Custom Orders.

All Maryland residents will be charged a 6% sales tax.
Shipping
I ship all in stock items (with no requested changes) within 1-2 days excluding weekends and US postal holidays. Every item will include a tracking number. Items over $400 will ship Priority or Express and require a signature for delivery.

Please check your copy of your invoice to make sure your shipping address is correct. If shipped to an old address packages can take up to 6 weeks to be returned to me. If undeliverable- charges may apply since the post office is now charging me for return shipping.

Effective August 28, 2016- any international packages returned as undeliverable will have a 30% restocking fee deducted from their refund to cover shipping charges both ways and materials used.

Items under $200 are shipped USPS first class insured with tracking worldwide - tracking may not be available or dependable in certain countries.

All items $200 - $399 are shipped within the US are shipped Priority insured with tracking. International will be shipped either first class insured or Priority insured depending on the item

Items over $400 are shipped Priority or Express insured, signature required in the US and everywhere else. Contact me in advance if requesting delivery with no signature.

I offer guaranteed delivery, which means, if the package is lost or stolen, I will send out a new item as quickly as possible if it is available. I require a filed a claim with the post office, I will send a link for you to verify the claim with my insurance carrier to cover the loss. International buyers should allow ample time for your article to clear customs before claiming not received.

If using Paypal I will only ship to a confirmed address.

***Customs documents: I must fill out a customs form to ship into your country. The contents information and cost is automatically filled in when I generate the label. I will not falsify customs documents. Thank you for your understanding.

***Taxes and Duties: I am a US seller and my pricing does not reflect VAT included. I am not legally able to collect VAT in the US. Your country may charge a duty or tax on merchandise coming into your country. Taxes or duties are the customer's responsibility when you receive that item. I do not reimburse for any fees, duties, taxes, or other charges made by your country on my products.

If your package is lost or stolen but USPS tracking says "delivered", please file a claim with the post office before contacting me and reference your "lost item" claim number. I cannot replace items unless I have proof that efforts have been made to find the package. The insurance carrier will not pay any insured amount until they have received verification of loss. I must be notified, within 7 days in the US or 4 weeks for international orders, of shipping date during the time the records are still available from the Post office.
Refunds and Exchanges
I stand behind my work 100% and I want you to be thrilled with your purchase! If I have made an error in your order I will either refund, exchange or make it right and return it to you at no charge. Please ask in advance if an item you are ordering is returnable or can be exchanged. All requests for returns should be within 3 days of receipt of your item. Approved returns should be shipped back to me in the original packaging so I receive them no later than 14 days after your request is approved unless you have notified me it is a gift . Delays in returns can affect your refund amount as I cannot re-list the item for sale until I have received it. Return postage is the customers responsibility. I will cover all shipping charges for return for an item "not as ordered" wrong stone, wrong size, wrong shape- if it's my mistake, I will credit your order for return shipping.

Claims of faulty workmanship, stone damage or errors on my part may require a digital photo for me to authorize a refund.

In Stock Ready to Ship and One of a Kind Jewelry:
Any item in stock and ready to ship without alterations is fully refundable minus shipping charges. Item should be returned within 7 -14 days of notification of your return intent. I no longer accept exchanges or re-size requests after 30 days. If you are ordering as a gift for someone outside this time frame, just contact me to let me know at time of purchase so I can adjust the time limit.

Returns of Custom/Made to Order Jewelry:
Because of the process to create custom made to order after purchase, these items are not usually returnable for a full refund. Custom made to order items are not made "on approval", to check size or to see how it looks on. Each item is made just for you and many items cannot be re-sold or re-sized and must be scrapped. If you are not sure of a size, please ask in advance for instructions to measure. I have some sample items available, please ask is one is available to return if it isn't what you wanted. I also have a "gifting card" that allows the recipient to choose their stone and size after receipt of the card.

Approved returns of unworn jewelry in new condition are refunded back to your method of payment provided it is shipped back in a timely fashion within 2 weeks of receipt; a restocking fee of 30% will be charged on all altered, customized and custom made orders, this includes rings, bangles and cuffs made to size and any items with a specific roll printed or hand stamped pattern requested. Chain length on ready to ship is waived from re-stocking fees

Please do not return items without return authorization. Refunds or exchanges do not include shipping charges in either direction nor are Customs fees refundable. Please return your item(s) in the original box packaging and not loose in the mailer. Tracking and insurance is recommended when mailing back to me, if I don't receive an item I have no way to track it. Damaged items are not eligible for a full refund so insurance will cover you if your package is damaged in shipping. Delayed returns of any item, including ready to ship, over 30 days are not eligible for a refund.

EXCHANGES: purchases of any non customized item are exchangeable with
no restocking fee for an item of equal or higher value, customer pays return shipping. See additional policies and FAQs for exchanges for "wrong size ordered"

Hoops and studs - I can no longer "exchange" or accept returns on any earring that does not have a changeable ear wire or is set with gemstones. Please check measurements before ordering, I can no longer accept earring returns if I cannot change an ear wire due to hygienic reasons. Solid gold hoops with no stones will be accepted with the gold restocking fee noted above as gold can be disinfected with high heat.

Rush orders, layaways or engraved/personalized items are non-refundable unless I have made an error.

My goal is 100% satisfied customers. I am here to make what you want, how you want it. Please feel free to ask and discuss and concerns you may have so we both have a very positive experience creating your new jewelry! I will do everything I can to make you happy, I promise ♥
Additional policies and FAQs
All Wired Up Jewelry Designs is an Eco friendly jewelry company, all jewelry is made using raw materials from metal refining companies like Hoover & Strong that sell only 100% recycled/reclaimed precious metals. Diamonds and faceted colored stones are from a Kimberly process licensed distributor of diamonds and also a certified colored stone seller so you can be comfortable knowing all gems were ethically sourced. Fair trade gemstones are also available
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Ring Exchanges: I STRONGLY suggest getting sized by a professional jeweler before ordering a ring especially in gold. I am able to make 1/8, 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 sizing and a jeweler will be able to provide an accurate size for you. Keep in mind the width of the ring you will be ordering, wide rings (4mm or wider) feel tighter and you could need about 1/8-1/4 size larger than your measurement if you are sized with a narrow ring sizer. Please do not use string or printable sizers to get your ring size as they have proven to be inaccurate. I will do one ring re-size down free of charge if the design allows. Not all rings are able to be re-sized more than 1/4-1/2 so please order carefully. If I have to make a new ring or add gold, additional charges will apply, I have disposable ring sizers in my shop, these work well for up to 4mm, ring sizers are not good for wide rings over 4mm. You may purchase a ring sizer in advance or ask for one to be sent after purchase. I use a standard ring true size mandrel for all rings. Other jewelers may measure a ring a slightly different size on a mandrel since each shop may use a different system but my sizing has been consistent for over 10 years and does work with the metal sizers used by the majority of jewelry stores for your size measurement.

Re-Sizing Costs
If rings are ordered in the wrong size and the ring you have ordered is a design/ or stone that I am able to re-size the charges below apply to make larger:
$10-15 for sterling
$20 for 14k gold
$30 for 18k gold
$70 if laser welding is required for heat sensitive colored stones - I have to take this to a repair jeweler
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Jewelry with flush set stones is size critical. Flush set stones cannot be re-sized without potentially affecting the integrity of the setting and possibly loosening the stone. I can only re-size down, never up, up requires a new item be made. If you agree to have a ring or bangle like this re-sized, there may be additional charges, to reset stones loosened during the process.
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Please measure carefully when ordering
I hope you will read my listing directions for measuring for a ring, hoops, cuff or bangle. The customer is responsible for the shipping costs to get any item back and forth for re-size or exchange. Size differences over 1/2 size are not considered an exchange and I will need to make a new ring for you. There is a charge for this, dependent on the item. Some larger size bangles may have an additional charge for material.
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Custom made to order photos are samples only, your item will be made in the exact same style with the same color stone if one is shown but because each item is handmade there may be slight differences. Having a quantity of any number greater than 1 in a custom made to order listing only means I have enough raw material in stock to make that many. It does not mean it is ready to ship and eligible for a return for full refund. Please ask in advance about returns or exchanges. All items with designs or patterns made with a rolling mill will have some slight differences, this is totally expected with handmade, not mass produced items, and is not a valid reason for returns.
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FAQs
Can you send me photos of the stones you have so I can select one?
Not usually. I am a one person operation so I honestly have very little time to photograph, edit and email photos, I need to be in the studio making jewelry and completing orders! The gemstones I use are clearly photographed in my shop, and you can expect to get a stone that looks just like the stones pictured. All stones are of the same lot and quality and pretty much identical. I do not buy stones to photograph for approval. If you are looking for a stone not in my shop, please check them out at jewelry stores so you can see them up close before asking me to order. Custom stone requests are not returnable or refundable. Photos are taken outside or in a studio light box. Colored stones will all look a little different in different lighting so be aware that my lighting may differ from your workplace lighting or even at home. Color also may vary slightly on computer monitors. I do the best I can to take a representative photo for every listing. If you need a specific "shade" of a color, like pink as an example, I am open to having you purchase a stone you love and make an item with that stone- just contact me for details.

Will my sterling tarnish/ What kind of maintenance does my jewelry need?
Yes, all fine jewelry requires care and maintenance. Sterling and even alloys called tarnish resistant like Argentium and Palladium sterling exposed to cleaning chemicals, chlorinated pools, lotions with fragrance or left exposed to the air will tarnish faster than when removed and stored in an air tight plastic bag if doing work with your hands. I offer palladium sterling as a low tarnish alternative which is a platinum based metal with higher tarnish resistance but all silver contains a small amount of copper which causes oxidation/tarnish over time. There is no such thing as tarnish proof sterling.
Sterling is never made using a nickel containing alloy. All sterling made in the US is nickel free. Only "German" silver contains nickel.
Brushed finish is a surface treatment- it will burnish to high shiny spots when worn and bumping into things, it can be refreshed using the green side of a household Scotch Brite sponge.
Hammer finish shows less wear than smooth
Proper storing and care will keep your jewelry looking beautiful. All jewelry with stones should be checked regularly for loose stones or worn settings.

Can you photograph this on a finger, ear, arm?
Most items are photographed with a lifestyle model. I do not have a model available to shoot photos of every item I make and especially not for an item not yet made and requested as a custom order. Not all fingers or arms are the same size so your size 7 ring, 1/4 inch wide band will not look the same unless it's on a model with the same size and shape finger. Same applies to cuffs. Earrings are photographed on a full size mannequin. I do my best to have lots of sample photos in my shop, sometimes looking at a different item in that section you will see a lifestyle photo.

Will you do "in progress" photos for my custom item?
Not normally. Taking time to photo during the fabrication process takes time away from me finishing your project as well as other projects I am working on. I spend a great deal of time making sure I have your exact requirements for your item, requesting photos, asking for changes may incur additional charges for my time. If I need to check with you for a detail, I will send a photo for you to make comment.

Do you offer "certificates of authenticity", appraisals or gemstone certification?
In general no. Each of the stones I source is from a Kimberly certified diamond supplier, a certified colored stone supplier or a Fair Trade stone supplier. Each stone I order is graded with color and clarity for faceted diamonds and A-AAA for colored stones. Lab created and stones not graded are noted in listings. Just ask if you need a GIA certified diamond. Raw natural or rough diamonds never have a certificate of authenticity- it is not a standard in the jewelry industry. Requests for diamond certification from the supplier comes with an extra cost. I am not a GIA graduate gemologist, just very knowledgeable about stones I sell so I will not "make it up" just to give you a certificate. I will give you a quote on the additional stone cost if certification is required or you can have your ring appraised for insurance purposes for your peace of mind.

DO YOU EVER HAVE SALES OR OTHER PROMOTIONS?
Very rarely. I prefer to spend my time making jewelry, so I just set reasonable prices rather than raising them and lowering them periodically. Coupons codes I send out are my way to thank a repeat customer for their business. I do ask that you use any coupon offered on currently available items in my shop only. If you request a custom design I will give you the best price I can offer for the work. If you accept that price, please do not use a coupon to further reduce the price.

Do you do repairs?
Only on jewelry I have made and sold to the original owner. My main business is keeping my current customers happy by making orders in a timely fashion. Doing repairs on another jewelers items takes my time away from making.
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Gemstone Treatment
Please Note: Both GIA and the US N.R.C. accept that most all colored gemstones are heat treated for color stabilization and that some stones are irradiated to improve color. All stones that are irradiated are tested before distribution in the US. The amount of radiation used is minimal and is considered completely safe. Since this is industry standard it is not noted in my listings, any other treatments will be noted.

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Warranty
I offer a maintenance and service plan complimentary with every jewelry item purchased. This Warranty includes:
1) Free cleaning, inspection, re-polish and re-finish service for the lifetime of your piece.
2) 6 month complimentary setting repair. Setting repair includes tightening of any loose gemstone or diamond and prong re-tipping.
3) 6 month complimentary accent gemstone/diamond replacement. Warranty does not include replacement of stones larger than 0.20 carat. Additional charges will apply to restock larger stones
4) 90-day complimentary chain and clasp repair
5) 30 day free re-size on all sterling, sizing down on all gold. All gold rings ordered too small, more than 1/4 size will have additional charges to make a new ring or cover added material.

The above services are non transferable and intended only for the original customer or gift recipient. This policy does not cover items that are lost or damaged due to exposure to chemicals, make-up, heat etc. Customer is responsible for all shipping charges.

I recommend that you clean and inspect your jewelry regularly; I offer this service free of charge for your jewelry. It is advisable to have your gemstone jewelry reviewed by me every 6 months to allow me to communicate any repair recommendations if any. Failure to complete the recommended repairs or if repairs are made by establishments not approved by me will result in the cancellation of the warranty policy.

This policy is not a substitute for insurance so I recommend insuring your jewelry item with a reputable insurance provider.

Customer is responsible for shipping costs both ways for repair of items damaged due to wear.

Damage caused by hard wear and tear, misuse, abuse or improper handling or storage is not covered by this warranty. Repair or replacement within warranty period is at the sole discretion of the warrantor.

More information

Last updated on Jan 12, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

Please get a current size by a professional jeweler before ordering a ring especially in gold. Ring size can change in hot weather or if fingers swell. Wide rings can fit tighter than narrow ones. Please do not use string or printable sizers to get your ring size as they have proven to be inaccurate. I have disposable ring sizers in my shop which can be purchased or sent after purchase on request.
Select sample rings are available to exchange, if giving as a gift, ask if one is available or ask about my "gifting card".
If rings are ordered in the wrong size and it is one I am able to resize, I will do so free of charge down for sterling and gold. Larger sizes in gold and silver will have an extra charge.

Custom and personalized orders

I welcome custom orders and will work hard to make exactly what you want! Each order is made after purchase using 100% recycled metals.
*All jewelry has a minimum 1 year warranty, see my policies for details under "additional information"
*I accept lay away payments, see my policies for details
*Personalized items, hand stamped or hand engraved are not returnable unless it's my error
*Quotes for custom work in gold or platinum are given at the current market cost and held for 2 days
*Changes requested after work has begun may have additional charges
*If you are looking for a stone not in my shop, be sure to view the stone in person first. I cannot order stones "on approval"

Can I return my item?

Any Ready-to-Ship item may be returned for a refund or exchange minus shipping costs. Contact me within 3 days of receipt of your jewelry to initiate a return. In stock rings re-sized at your request to fit you are excluded.

Custom orders - Custom made or made to order in your size, must be approved for return and will have a restocking fee if not exchanged. Please ask in advance if your order is eligible to return or exchange!

Items with personalized elements, layaways or engraving - are not exchangeable or returnable.

No restocking fee will be charged if exchanged for items of equal or higher value. There may be additional cost for different or larger materials. Not all jewelry is eligible for exchange, please ask in advance

What is comfort fit and do I need it?

All my wedding bands are contoured for comfort, filed and rounded with no sharp thin edges. This is differnt than "true" comfort fit made with a thicker material so the interior is visually domed inside against the finger.
Comfort-fit bands are recommended for wide bands over 5mm and men, because they are easier to get over a large knuckle when putting your ring on or off. Since rings made in "true" comfort fit with a dome center are heavier, they cost more. If you don't have large knuckles, my regular flat and half round band are very comfortable. You may request any of my wedding rings ordered in a heavier comfort fit. Just contact me for pricing

Are VAT and Duties Included in the Price?

I am a US seller, not VAT registered and cannot by law collect VAT or duties. All pricing is minus VAT or duties. If your country charges VAT, duties or delivery fees, these are your responsibility. Please check with your local postal authorities for estimates of any additional costs you may have when importing from the US

Is Your Shop Eco-Concious

A firm yes!

All metals are ordered from a company that provides 100% recycled reclaimed metals and provides Fairmined metal- This is an assurance label that certifies gold from responsible Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM). It is backed by a rigorous 3rd party certification.

All my sterling and Palladium sterling is nickel free - nickel does not alloy well with sterling only German silver has nickel. Nickel free white gold is available in all wedding and engagement ring styles

I do not rhodium plate because of toxic chemicals needed for the process

All gemstones are ethically sourced from a company that is a certified colored stone supplier, Kimberly process certified and another that provides only fair trade gems

Can You Photograph...?

I am sorry but this is not always possible. I make each piece iof jewelry by hand. Nothing is made in large quantities and I don't have one of every possibility made to see. Gold and some stones are expensive materials to "make a sample" so I photo what has been previously ordered or original samples. I try to show a variety but it is not possible to have all combinations of size, material and finish and variations of rings or side by sides that could be requested. I will do my best if I have it!
I have a number of lifestyle photos throughout my listings- not every piece is on a live model but there are many similar items in my shop that may be on a model in the same section. I use a mannequin for most earring shots for hygienic reasons