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Announcement    いらっしゃいませ!Welcome to my shop ! Featuring OOAK Hand-made Air-dry Polymer Clay Sculpture ;including Magnet Sets, Salt & Pepper Shaker Sets,Figurines,Miniatures, and more!


Last updated on Oct 8, 2019

いらっしゃいませ!Welcome to my shop ! Featuring OOAK Hand-made Air-dry Polymer Clay Sculpture ;including Magnet Sets, Salt & Pepper Shaker Sets,Figurines,Miniatures, and more!


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About YokaiJohn

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On Etsy since 2009

Hand-made clay Monsters and much more by Yokai-John........

Yokai-John has been selling his OOAK handmade art-work since 1996.
Yokai-John presently resides in Kyoto,Japan.
About Yokai-John(formerly known as J.Ro):
the Yokai-John story all starts back in about November 1996 when I began selling my hand-made self taught art-work(sculpture,etc.,etc.,etc.) in Manhattan NYC's Village(both East &West). I started off selling chess sets(fantasy themed chess pieces made from metal which I cast from molds,which I would then convert into original figures with Millaput plumber's putty) to the Village Chess Shop LTD(in the West Village). In the following months I started looking for other places where I could share and sell on consignment my handy-work. My sister,we'll call her Miss M,suggested I try a place called Its,A Mod,Mod World(1994-2006) on 9th street between 1ave and ave A(which was run and owned by Rick Smith & Kei Yip,two very artistic guys who inspired me very much to create the things I create to this very day). I first met Kei,who took my first consignment there some 60mm Dragons I had casted,and suggested that I break up my chess sets and sell the pieces separately.A few days later I came back and brought some chess pieces to sell separately and also some clay mini busts(mostly Pans,Devils,and Skulls,some of my earliest clay sculpts)and I met Rick,who took everything and asked me to bring more.Over the next few months I got to know Rick & Kei rather well(especially Rick) and eventually Rick invited me to make my art out of the basement(Art Dungeon) of Its A Mod,Mod World after they moved to a bigger shop on 2nd Ave between 5th & 6th streets(during this time I also started selling my sculpture in other shops like Earth-Sea,Trash and Vaudville NYC,Zito Studio Gallery,Rudy's Hobby Shop in Queens,River-stone in Connecticut,and a few others).From there I was Inspired by Rick,Kei,Chloe(who managed the store/gallary some days),and many other visitors and friends of the shop to create all sorts of new,wonderful,and sometimes monsterous things out of this crazy and beautiful shop(July 1997-February 2006).After the shop closed in February 2006,I pretty much stopped actively selling my art(although I did continue creating) for a few years until July 11,2009 when much like a Youkai from Japanese folklore I returned from the(artistic)dead transformed as Yokai-John and I opened my self-named shop here on Etsy(yay!) and here I continue on today.

Shop members

  • John Ross a.k.a Yokai-John

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Main Monster Scupltor

Shop policies

Last updated on April 16, 2019

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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)
Returns and exchange details
All sales are final but if there should be a problem with your purchase, please do contact me right away through convo/message here at my Etsy shop to let me know what it is. I really do want you to be happy with your purchase(s) and I am sure that, together, we can figure out a solution that works for both of us through either store credit or exchange.
I accept payment through Paypal. Payment should be made and completed at the time of sale.
Yokai-John ships Japan Post EMS,fast ( about 2-4 business days) and safe(signature required) delivery with tracking unless otherwise requested.
If your country is not one of the countries listed for shipping on a piece(s) you would like to purchase,please let me know and I will be glade to edit the listing(s) for shipping to your country if possible.
Re Shipping times for Made To Order/Custom Order items:
If your Custom order is needed by a certain time please convo/message me before purchase for a shipping date estimate.