Announcement   At Rita, we produce handmade statement accessories. We believe in offering stylish, responsibly made accessories for a fair price—without compromising on quality.

Announcement

At Rita, we produce handmade statement accessories. We believe in offering stylish, responsibly made accessories for a fair price—without compromising on quality.

Rita Van Tassel

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Rita Van Tassel

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About

Unique and Affordable Statement Accessories

At Rita, we produce handmade statement accessories. We believe in offering stylish, responsibly made accessories for a fair price—without compromising on quality.

Since 2010, this signature line of accessories has been catching eyes in boutiques across Canada. Each one-of-a-kind piece is crafted from responsibly sourced materials that are chosen with care—from our richly patterned African print fabrics to our durable Canadian leather. And although most of our leather is new, it’s often salvaged as off-cuts from larger pieces. When it comes to earrings, we keep it clean with hypoallergenic, surgical stainless steel.

And it all starts right here in Atlantic Canada. Each piece, from our leather statement earrings to our bold neckpieces, is designed and handmade by Halifax artisan Rita Van Tassel.

Intrigued? Visit our online shop or contact us on Facebook for more information.

RITA pieces are also available in select boutiques across Canada:


Art Gallery of NS Gift Shop - Halifax, NS
Workshop Studio & Boutique - 242 1/2 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON
Flock Boutique - 1275 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON
Maclaren Art Centre Gift Shop - Barrie, ON

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Shop members

  • Rita Van Tassel

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

Shop policies

Last updated on October 4, 2015

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
There are no refunds on shipped orders unless a purchase arrives damaged or in error. If there is a problem with an item please send me a photo and we will resolve the issue. I will gladly correct the problem and send a replacement item at no extra charge once the original item is sent back to me.
Payment
I accept Paypal and e-transfer (please contact me to arrange).
Shipping
All orders are shipped via Canada Post from Nova Scotia Canada.

Earrings and one or two rope necklaces can be sent as Oversize Lettermail within Canada and Small Packet to the US. This allows for reduced shipping costs but NO tracking. Tracking can be provided at additional cost - please contact me prior to purchase and I'd be happy to investigate.

Orders crossing the border into the US typically take 10-14 days to arrive. Oversea sometimes longer in which case tracking is recommended. Once it is in the hands of the post office I have no control over it.
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale orders are welcome, please contact me for additional information.