RetroSmythDesigns

RetroSmyth Designs

Yachats, Oregon · 28 Sales

RetroSmythDesigns

RetroSmyth Designs

Yachats, Oregon 28 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(15)

Shop owner

Sherry S

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All of my jewelry pieces are unique. That is because I hunt for my "focal" points everywhere including vintage and thrift shops, garage sales and even my friends' throwaway jewelry. I would get bored if I did not have variety in my art.

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2016

FREE shipping always within the US. I ship through USPS regular mail.

All of my jewelry pieces are unique. That is because I hunt for my "focal" points everywhere including vintage and thrift shops, garage sales and even my friends' throwaway jewelry. I would get bored if I did not have variety in my art.

Sherry S

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Sherry S

Steampunk influenced pendant necklace
Steampunk influenced pendant necklace
$45.00
Pretty mauve faux pearl with bird earrings
Pretty mauve faux pearl with bird earrings
$19.00
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
$34.00
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
$34.00
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
Upcycled/steampunk clock parts earrings
$34.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(15)
sarah97756

sarah97756 on Feb 14, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Love my Lunar New Year earrings! Well made with pretty gift worthy packaging.

kaylynne55

kaylynne55 on Dec 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I am giving this item to my Mom for Christmas she collects thimbles and my Mom's sister loved hummingbirds. My Mom also belongs to our local Rose Society. It is everything I wanted it to be for her.

Jennifer Z

Jennifer Z on Dec 3, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! The dark pinks and light pinks look perfect together. And the heart dangle on the bottom finishes off the piece. Thank you so much again! :)

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About

Repurposed jewelry allows something old to become new again

There's something about repurposing that makes you feel like maybe you are contributing to adding new life into an otherwise dusty relic that might end up in a landfill. That's what attracted me to doing this type of jewelry in the first place. Secondly, I had many relics myself just sitting there in my jewelry box like some old memories. I thought, I do love parts of these precious things so why not show them off in a new light. After that, I just started asking friends if they had any old jewelry they didn't want anymore, 1 earring because you lost the other. Perhaps a broken necklace chain or just bits and pieces that no longer had any value.

I also enjoy doing this type of work because it's so freeing. If you don't like how it looks once you've put it all together, heck take parts, or all of it apart and just start again.

Speaking of taking things apart, I was fascinated by the beautiful watch gears I was noticing in the steampunk style of work. I also started buying old clocks and taking them all apart to find lovely treasures just waiting to be shown. They sometimes add a little bit of unusual and oddness to a piece which gives it a different character all together. I've also found myself fascinated by womens' old watches that no longer work. They are beautiful just the same so why not turn them into a pendant on a necklace.

Besides having a kind of green/reuseability to the pieces, it's also all about time after all, whether it's in clock form or vintage.

* I ship for free to you by USPS regular mail.

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  • RetroSmythDesigns

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Repurposing Jewelry, Steampunk Focus, Vintage Reuse

    I wanted to focus on combining my creativity with also trying to give back to the environment as well. I like to shop locally as well as go to thrift shops, antique malls vs. big box stores. Repurposing jewelry hit the spot!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 1, 2014
Welcome to my shop. I enjoy being able to bring jewelry back to life from dusty thrift stores, to antique malls, to garage sales. I even ask my friends to pass their items on to me and I will restore them. That saying, the jewelry is not new and so there will be scratches, and some stones might be not as bright as others. I think that this only enhances them because it's representative of its history. Keep that in mind when you have purchased one of these unique pieces.

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
Payment is accepted through Paypal, direct checkout, credit card.
Shipping
I ship FREE USPS regular mail and will ship usually within 24 hours of the payment clearing. I will ship to the address on Etsy that is given as a ship to address. If you have a different address you are shipping to you will need to advise me.

I ship internationally with USPS ground first class with a confirmation number next day after I received the payment from Gresham, OR
international shipment usually takes between 1 week to 2 weeks
if you would like insurance on your package or faster shipping please just send me a convo so I can fix the shipping amount for accurate cost..

Please make sure your shipping address and paypal address matches
Refunds and Exchanges
All sales are final; however, I want you to be happy with your items. Please contact me with your concerns and I will try to accommodate you.

I cannot be responsible for items not received due to a wrong address that was provided.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please feel free to contact me.