AllureStudioWorks

Artisan crafted gemstone and sterling silver jewelry.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Last updated on Aug 30, 2021

Please visit my Instagram or Facebook shop to find all the latest Allure Studio Works jewelry. @allurestudioworks www.facebook.com/AllureStudioWorks/shop

Rudy Ruzicka Krochalk

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Rudy Ruzicka Krochalk

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About AllureStudioWorks

Sales 824
On Etsy since 2011

From there to here.

The journey begins ... I worked for 20 years in the creative world as a graphic designer and art director. For part of that time, I worked for a nationally known magazine in their food and entertaining division and designed many cookbooks. I loved the people I worked with and those memories will be with me forever. It gets me every time when I see something I designed in a bookstore or library! I was proud of the work I was doing but I knew it was time to move on.

Through a series of "meant to be" events, I decided to leave the design world to do what I really love. I took a leap of faith and began my metalsmithing journey. I watched, learned and practiced until I was able to create the work I had envisioned. I had sketch books filled with jewelry designs and after much learning and practice, I was finally able to make the drawings come to life. During this process I created a home studio and it's truly my happy place!

A huge bonus to working out of my home is being there for my boys! I love being there when they get off the school bus and my jewelry business allows me the flexibility to be available whenever they need me. I feel grateful everyday to be able to do that. To have a supportive family makes all the difference!

The biggest thrill for me is reading my customers feedback. Getting to hear how much they're enjoying their new jewelry brings me so much joy! I love creating heirloom quality jewelry to cherish for years to come.

I continue to improve my craft with each passing day. I mean, what can be better than working with amazing tools and a little fire? It brings me so much joy to be able to live my dream as an artist.

Shop members

  • Rudy Ruzicka Krochalk

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I'm a recovering art director turned metalsmith/jewelry designer/boss lady. I design and make all my designs in my Milwaukee studio. For the latest: https://www.instagram.com/allurestudioworks https://www.facebook.com/RudyAllure

Shop policies

Last updated on April 8, 2020
Welcome to Allure Studio Works! I'm glad to share my jewelry designs with you. I have a lot happening behind the scenes so please keep checking back to see my new pieces. I'm adding new jewelry to my shop all the time.

All photos are enlarged to show detail. Don't hesitate to contact me for more information. I do my very best to capture the true color of the jewelry so please ask me any questions before buying.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges 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
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
My goal is for you to have the best possible product and I want you to be happy with your Allure purchase. If you do wish to return an item please contact me within 5 DAYS of receipt of the item. Returns must be in new and unused condition and received within 14 DAYS of purchase. International customers are responsible for any additional shipping fees/taxes/VAT charges for your country.

Returns, exchanges or refunds are not given if jewelry has been worn or if, for example, you lose an earring. Please take care when wearing and storing jewelry. I'm not responsible if you lose your jewelry and I'm not responsible for replacing it. My pieces will last a lifetime if properly cared for.

All buyers, in any country, are responsible for return shipping. A full refund of the purchase price, not including shipping will be issued upon safe return of the item in new condition. Refunds are only given to the person who originally purchased the jewelry. I cannot give cash refunds to the person receiving the gift.

NOTE: Custom orders are considered final sales, and are not returnable/refundable.
Payment
I accept all major credit cards or PayPal. All prices and quotes are in USD. Applicable taxes apply.
Shipping
FREE standard shipping to U.S addresses: Purchases are shipped via USPS 1st class mail. domestic delivery times range between 2-9 days, but in most cases 2-4 business days to the contiguous 48 states. Once your order has shipped you'll receive an email providing tracking information.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-3 business days. Custom orders take 1-2 weeks to ship depending on the amount work and will be communicated with the customer on an agreed amount of time.
Additional policies and FAQs
All photography is the property of Allure Studio Works LLC and may not be reused anywhere.
Privacy
Allure Studio Works personal information policy.

I personally do not have access to your personal financial information. I never see credit card numbers. I personally will never give or sell your email address or other personal information to other parties. Email addresses I collect with permission are only for my newsletter and newsletter emails only. By signing up for my newsletter you're giving me consent to send you emails. You may opt out at any time.

More information

Last updated on Mar 28, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Tips for storing your sterling silver jewelry.

• Use an air-tight container. Any container can be used to store your silver, as long as it's air-tight. Zip-lock bags are great, but you can also find specialty jewelry bags to store them in.

• Keep in a cool, dark place. Sunlight, heat and moisture accelerate tarnishing. Be sure to keep your silver in a cool, dark place.

• Store pieces individually. Storing your pieces separately prevents any chance of jewelry scratching or tangling with each other.

Tips for maintaining your sterling silver's luster.

• Dry silver is happy silver. It's not a great idea to shower with your jewelry on, but once in a while isn't going to do any lasting damage. Just make sure to dry it after.

• Swimming Pool. Take your silver off. Chlorine is a pretty harsh chemical and can damage gemstones and discolor your silver.

• Hot Tub. Same idea as the swimming pool, but there's even more chlorine in the hot tub and the heat can accelerate the chemical reaction.

BONUS TIP: Chemicals, lotions and perfumes can also cause your jewelry to tarnish. Apply them first, let them dry, and then put your jewelry on. This alone can make a HUGE difference in your silver's luster.

Tips for cleaning your sterling silver jewelry.

• To do this, use a simple microfiber cloth or special jewelry cloth to clean your jewelry.

• Focus on maintaining long up-and-down strokes to clean the jewelry. Be sure to use different parts of the cloth to avoid spreading any tarnish. Do not use circular motions here, as it can actually make the tarnish or dirt worse. Be sure to avoid polishing any part of the jewelry that is intentionally oxidized. Do NOT use on gold. Cleaning cloths can do lasting damage to gold.

NOTE: If your jewelry contains gemstones of any kind, refrain from using chemical jewelry cleaner. It can permanently damage your stones.