TandBrie

T and Brie Jewelry Design, Handcrafted in NY

South Salem, New York · 542 Sales

TandBrie

T and Brie Jewelry Design, Handcrafted in NY

South Salem, New York 542 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars
(172)

Shop owner

Teresa

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Announcement   >>> Welcome to our Emporium of Treasures! <<<
Thank you for visiting. We are a family owned business, and truly value and appreciate your interest and support! Please keep in mind our work shown in our Etsy Shop is made to order, to the specifications shown and those offered, except for jewelry in the Ready Ship section. Please look at time frames in each listing for any item you are interested in purchasing and let us know if you have a specific date you need the item for prior to ordering, especially important should you be shopping for a gift. We carefully work on the orders as they are received and honor that placement in the workflow time-line. Kindly reach out via convo, Teresa @ https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie if you have questions or specific time sensitive needs, prior to ordering. Thank you for your understanding of the inherent process involved in handcrafted artisan wares.

Our Ready Ship items, are good for gifts needed quickly, check them out here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie?ref=l2-shopheader-name§ion_id=15860602or stated in the Listing that it can ship in 1-2 days.

T and Brie Jewelry is a family collaboration, of artists joined in a passion to design and handcraft wearable treasures. We are inspired by the beautiful intricacies in the details we observe in our path, be it in city, yard or forest.

Most of our Jewelry is bespoke and can be customized with your gemstone choice, making for unique mementos and gifts. Jewelry making is very satisfying way to express our creativity. It involves women, history, adornment, and metal - all things we are passionate about! Brie began tinkering with my findings when she was just a bitty thing and always surprised us with the beauty and thoughtfulness of her creations.

After a hiatus to raise my family, I feel invigorated to be working in my trade again, now with my own talented daughter. Our notion to be a company together bloomed one afternoon over tea & cookies, and is as organic as our days together are and it feels just great.

Join us, for Studio updates and exclusive coupons here, www.facebook.com/TeresadelaGuardia. Our inspirations and travels that eventually come out in our work are recorded on our Instagram page, https://www.instagram.com/tandbriedesign

We Pin a board of our work and inspirations, called Jewelry We Craft, follow along with us, www.pinterest.com/sabmitere/jewelry-we-craft

Thanks for stopping by! Don't hesitate to contact us.

-Teresa and Brie

Come back again, as our collection and offerings will be always growing

>>> Please keep in mind, we photograph our pieces up close to show detail. Please check listing description for actual measurements, or simply inquire <<<

>>>>Also bear in mind when ordering, all gems are natural and variations naturally occur, please let us know if you have specific desire in mind regarding the gems<<<

>>> Kindly alert us if you need your item by a specific date, as most of our pieces are crafted to order, except those in the Ready to Ship section<<<<

Please note our shipping times. Pieces are made to order specifications and are crafted in the order in which they are received!

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 7, 2018

>>> Welcome to our Emporium of Treasures! <<<
Thank you for visiting. We are a family owned business, and truly value and appreciate your interest and support! Please keep in mind our work shown in our Etsy Shop is made to order, to the specifications shown and those offered, except for jewelry in the Ready Ship section. Please look at time frames in each listing for any item you are interested in purchasing and let us know if you have a specific date you need the item for prior to ordering, especially important should you be shopping for a gift. We carefully work on the orders as they are received and honor that placement in the workflow time-line. Kindly reach out via convo, Teresa @ https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie if you have questions or specific time sensitive needs, prior to ordering. Thank you for your understanding of the inherent process involved in handcrafted artisan wares.

Our Ready Ship items, are good for gifts needed quickly, check them out here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie?ref=l2-shopheader-name§ion_id=15860602or stated in the Listing that it can ship in 1-2 days.

T and Brie Jewelry is a family collaboration, of artists joined in a passion to design and handcraft wearable treasures. We are inspired by the beautiful intricacies in the details we observe in our path, be it in city, yard or forest.

Most of our Jewelry is bespoke and can be customized with your gemstone choice, making for unique mementos and gifts. Jewelry making is very satisfying way to express our creativity. It involves women, history, adornment, and metal - all things we are passionate about! Brie began tinkering with my findings when she was just a bitty thing and always surprised us with the beauty and thoughtfulness of her creations.

After a hiatus to raise my family, I feel invigorated to be working in my trade again, now with my own talented daughter. Our notion to be a company together bloomed one afternoon over tea & cookies, and is as organic as our days together are and it feels just great.

Join us, for Studio updates and exclusive coupons here, www.facebook.com/TeresadelaGuardia. Our inspirations and travels that eventually come out in our work are recorded on our Instagram page, https://www.instagram.com/tandbriedesign

We Pin a board of our work and inspirations, called Jewelry We Craft, follow along with us, www.pinterest.com/sabmitere/jewelry-we-craft

Thanks for stopping by! Don't hesitate to contact us.

-Teresa and Brie

Come back again, as our collection and offerings will be always growing

>>> Please keep in mind, we photograph our pieces up close to show detail. Please check listing description for actual measurements, or simply inquire <<<

>>>>Also bear in mind when ordering, all gems are natural and variations naturally occur, please let us know if you have specific desire in mind regarding the gems<<<

>>> Kindly alert us if you need your item by a specific date, as most of our pieces are crafted to order, except those in the Ready to Ship section<<<<

Please note our shipping times. Pieces are made to order specifications and are crafted in the order in which they are received!

Teresa

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About

>>>> Mother & Daughter Open Jewelry Shop <<<<

The time is right, the ideas flowing, the space created and a vision comes to life. After a hiatus, I pick up my tools, now side by side with a young child, in my endeavor to handmake unique adornments. A circle is complete and the feeling is good.

I am a born and bred NYC woman, who chose Parsons School of Design/The New School for my college experience. I grew up in a bucolic setting on Staten Island and I could not wait to be in Manhattan for my College years. In the Village specifically; onto the deeply interesting streets where my parents, a native New Yorker mom and a Costa Rican father, had taken me since I was a young child.

Focusing on Metalsmithing enabled me to create my myriad ideas of adornment collected in my sketchbooks, into three dimensions. From street wear inspirations to the loads of adornment History at the Met, I had ideas! I was fortunate to live on Union Square just as it was blooming once again into a happy place, the Farmer's Market in its infancy.

At this time, I also apprenticed in my craft in the midst of vibrant NYC of the eighties; this opportunity gave me so much invaluable work experience and confidence. I began selling my small line, many pieces one of a kind, to eclectic shops in Manhattan and Hoboken and in the early nineties I was enjoying the reality of being a craft person dedicated to creating.

I moved across the East River after graduation. My bedroom in Brooklyn became my studio, and the sound of cars rolling over cobblestone streets blended with muted Polish outside my window, and filled my workdays with a new soundtrack. So close to the once dominant waterfront of Gotham, lined with a vast array of abandoned factories. Desolate streets sprinkled with metal treasures called out to me. My love affair with decay and all things urban was continuing and North Brooklyn had much to offer.

I took my endeavors to a new level in the mid nineties, deciding to sell wholesale to shops across the country, via the NY Gift Shows, with a troop of other makers and a fearless representative who enjoys connecting fresh art and craft to unique commerce. To reach such a broad and receptive audience with my work was fantastic! To grow with a team was also just the right fit.

During this time, I moved from the city to an old factory town nestled in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, along a winding river in New England. Nature was now full blown in front of me. My walks through the fields revealed many new treasures beckoning to be studied. I crafted my first Bee, from coiled sterling and sheets of silver. I had found a new path to explore. And I worked diligently, steady on for a another decade or more.

I completely adored being pregnant and the entire experience of having our daughter. It was such a interesting, creative process. My newest muse had a voice and deep blue eyes looking back at me! A smile bloomed on that new face and I was hooked. My jewelry studio became a bedroom and mothering blossomed.

Brie has had a strong sense of design since she was quite young, knowing and expressing what clothes she liked and did not like in her closet with an eerie determination. We have always been impressed by her decisiveness. Exposed to beads and tools and findings, she found joy in expressing her creativity.

Now, happily back in NY, in a wooded setting, but with the city within reach, working together, we find a new way to connect and to reconnect with a larger community. We inspire each other and let the materials inspire our designs. When she is not by my side in the studio, her input is always there for me, and I am grateful. Together we explore, create and we grow. There are so many ideas and so little time! Thanks for stepping into our world. We take great pride in being handmakers of jewelry. We hope you enjoy our designs.

Teresa and Brie, NY
www.pinterest.com/sabmitere/jewelry-we-craft

Shop members

  • Teresa

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    A native of NYC Teresa, has always been artistically inclined. Studying Metalsmithing and Jewelry History at Parsons School of Design, enabled her to fully realize her desire to create wearable art. Each piece is a blend of observation and concept.

  • Brie

    Creator, Designer, Assistant

    Brie started making jewelry when she was 4, and took a break to begin school. Now she has picked it back up, and is excited to be in the studio again, bringing her ideas to life. She loves designing, beads, music,family & friends!

  • Mike

    Graphic Designer, Marketer, Multi-Media Artist

    Multi-media artist and award winning Motion Graphic Designer, Michael Carangelo is highly experienced in branding, and has been an essential part of Teresa's early days, creating unique and treasured printed materials. http://mcarangelo.prosite.com

Shop policies

Last updated on July 9, 2018
Welcome to our emporium! We are a mother/daughter collaboration inspired by the human need to adorn and communicate through jewelry. Our pieces are designed and lovingly fabricated in our studio in the verdant lower Hudson Valley Region of New York. We strive to create wearable art out of a blend of our ideas and intriguing shapes we find and study. Our inspirations often come from overlooked, fleeting or ephemeral forms that trigger our imagination and suggest the greater mysteries of life. Our pieces have an understated elegance; we impart each with a time worn patina, creating treasures contemporary, yet evocative of another time and place. We aim to make works that can be personalized and meaningful to each individual. Creating is a personal journey for us, sharing the fruits of our endeavors here, gives us great pleasure. Check back again as we grow our collection.

Join us on FB for Studio updates: www.facebook.com/TeresadelaGuardia
We pin a work related Board on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/sabmitere/jewelry-we-craft
And we are on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tandbriedesign

Cheers!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 6 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
RETURNS/EXCHANGES: If you are unsatisfied with your item, please contact T and Brie to discuss. As stated in the Etsy Shop Announcement, all of T and Brie's Jewelry original Designs, unless listed in the Ready Ship section, are made to order. As it is bespoke jewelry, please carefully consider your purchase and know in advance, our materials are natural and full of character, and our work is crafted by hand, not mass produced in a factory. As Dimensions are listed, please inquire if you need further clarification, prior to purchasing. T and Brie cannot be responsible for customers not being mindful of each item's written description, nor is this oversight a valid reason to return a specially crafted item.

T and Brie Design take great care with both the crafting and the packaging of the jewelry items; should you have a specific problem, kindly let us know within 3 DAYS of receipt of your package -- Please convo Teresa: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie

If an exchange or refund is agreed upon, then the item needs to be returned, unworn, in perfect condition in original T and Brie packaging, no later than 7 DAYS after receipt of package. Any price adjustments will be discussed prior to exchange or return by T and Brie Jewelry Design. The Buyer is responsible for Return Shipping, Tracking is highly recommended as T and Brie Jewelry Design is not responsible for returns lost in the Mail.
+++ Please contact T and Brie Jewelry Design prior to returning any merchandise, thank you!+++

TIME SENSITIVE ORDERS: Buyers requesting Special Attention different than the stated Item Listing Ship Parameters, CANNOT BE RETURNED. Studio time is valuable, please be thoughtful of the process inherent in Crafting and T and Brie's small Studio policies. Special requested items crafted for your specific dates, or custom made to specific sizes other than those listed cannot be returned.
Payment
T & Brie accepts Paypal & Direct Checkout through Etsy with Debit/ Credit Cards. Payment is due at the time of purchase. Please be aware that, if you pay by E-Check via PayPal, it takes time for the payment to be cleared

We also gladly accept prepaid Etsy Gift Cards.

Payment is required with purchase. Please keep in mind your purchase is made by hand & will generally ship within 7-14 days of being paid! Sooner if it is noted in listing, larger pieces will take more time. We work on each purchase in the order in which they are received, please be aware that small Studio crafting takes time and there are usually orders in the works when you place your order. The Holidays and summertime are always busy times, we encourage you to order early if your item is intended as a specific gift.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please be aware of your Country's Customs fees, Taxes and VAT charges, etc as it is will be your responsibility to pay upon delivery. These charges vary by each country's Government and T and Brie Design has no control over these policies.
Shipping
SHIPPING TIMES :
Each item in T and Brie Etsy Shop is Made By Hand, to order specifications and to be fair our orders are processed in the order in which they are received! It is important to be aware of each listings stated time frames. If you need yours by a specific date please send Teresa a message, BEFORE PURCHASE. The Studio strives to get packages with time sensitivities done with an attention to time requests when possible. Purchasing Expedited Shipping DOES NOT automatically change the time needed to craft a piece. Kindly convo Teresa PRIOR to placing an ORDER to make sure YOUR DATE NEEDED is indeed possible. TIME SENSITIVE ORDERS, requesting Special Attention different than the stated Item Listing Ship Parameters, CANNOT BE RETURNED

We ship USPS FIRST CLASS MAIL, or USPS PRIORITY MAIL both with Tracking, with added insurance to cover the price of the piece if it's over $100.00 Please convo with any alternative Shipping Provider requests prior to purchasing and we will look into the options and corresponding prices for you.

T and Brie will ship Signature on delivery to any apartment numbers on addresses. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you. Again, we want you and only you to receive your merchandise.

SHIP TO ADDRESSES :
Orders are shipped to the ADDRESS On YOUR INVOICE, PLEASE double check the shipping address prior to ordering. Due to Etsy and Paypal policies, we must mail items to the address that is specified on your order. Please note that the USPS does NOT automatically forward mail.

TRACKING INFO : Once a package has been processed for Shipping, you will receive a Shipping Notification and Tracking Number to your Etsy Account.

EXPEDITED SHIPPING :
Is available! Please let us know if you would like this feature, if it is not already an option on the listing you desire!

CUSTOMS FEES, TAXES, DUTIES, ETC for International Orders :
Customs fees, taxes and/or duties are NOT included in the prices shown on our website. These fees are taxes levied by Governments, so please check with your Government Website to estimate any fees that may be due after you take delivery of your package. This process may delay the delivery of your item, please be aware of your local procedures and standards when shopping from overseas or Canada.

CANADIAN SHIPMENTS :
Item will be mailed via USPS First Class Mail. Tracking Numbers are NOT available for Canadian shipments.
Additional policies and FAQs
All of T and Brie's Jewelry creations will be shipped in a pouch within a cotton filled, unique T and Brie gift box ready to be given as a gift or opened as a present to yourself!

If the item is intended as a gift, we can include a note to let the receiver know that it is from you! Please let us know any specific details in a message at checkout or prior. Kindly inform us Before you Place your Order, if it is needed for a specific date, as just about all of our work is crafted to order! Kindly take note, Special requested Ship dates, that require expediting differing from T and Brie Jewelry Design alloted Ship Time frames on the item listing, require extra special attention and specific consideration, and CANNOT BE RETURNED

Teresa has worked in the jewelry trade for over 25 years. Most of the metal used at T and Brie is recycled from years of benchwork. T and Brie Design deal directly with gemstone cutters in the United States as well as overseas, many for years, who have been in their trade for generations and T and Brie Jewelry Design works to find and support family run businesses.

In the efforts to spread the word about the dire situation of the Honeybee, T and Brie donate a portion of the sale of each Honeybee piece to help the creation of the NY Bee Sanctuary, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to protect the bees of New York State through Conservation, Advocacy, Research, and Education. Learn more about them here: http://www.newyorkbeesanctuary.org/

T and Brie try to reuse exterior packaging in an aim to be a conscientious, eco friendly business!

Regarding Care of Pieces: The patina T & Brie uses to enhance the texture and details of our designs is a natural substance and it can be altered by swimming pools, hot tubs and liquid jewelry cleaners. Please DO NOT use liquid jewelry cleaner on the precious metals and gemstones. Gently brushing the silver with a small piece (nickel size) of fine Steel Wool, 0 Grade, is recommended, which will impart a matte finish on the metal as is done in the Studio. Be sure not to brush gems, and to be gentle around wings giving support from behind while brushing, as well as carefully supporting Ear Wires or Posts, which are vulnerable to bending. Keeping Sterling pieces wrapped in tissue Paper will preserve the lustre, if not wearing, as air will create tarnishing, over time. Wearing and rubbing on clothing will promote a polished effect. A polishing cloth can be used on Ear wires & Posts for gentle cleaning. Please contact us if you would like specific instructions, we are happy to assist!

> Wholesale inquiries are always welcome. Please convo Teresa https://www.etsy.com/shop/TandBrie for our Wholesale Line Sheet, and to discuss current shipping time frames for larger orders, thanks!

More information

Last updated on Jul 9, 2018
Frequently asked questions

Wholesale availability

T and Brie are happy to wholesale to Shops, kindly contact Teresa via convo or at tandbrie@optimum.net with your credentials for our Wholesale line sheet and current ship times

Gift wrapping and packaging

All of our jewelry is shipped inside a pouch within our handcrafted boxes ready for unique gift giving. We will happily gift wrap your box if you leave a message in your comments to seller on your order or reach out with a convo as you place your order

Wholesale availability

Yes! we are available to Wholesale, kindly contact us with your credentials