BeachwoodStreet

Handmade pottery, Wampum & Sea Glass Jewelry

Fairhaven, Massachusetts 6595 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars (1880)

BeachwoodStreet

Handmade pottery, Wampum & Sea Glass Jewelry

Fairhaven, Massachusetts | 6595 Sales

All Items

S. Amaral

Contact shop owner

S. Amaral

Announcement    Handmade Pottery, Coastal Home Decor, Wampum Jewelry, Sea Glass Jewelry and Sea Pottery Jewelry. FAST SHIPPING!
Special orders are always welcome. Message me for a time frame.

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 16, 2019

Handmade Pottery, Coastal Home Decor, Wampum Jewelry, Sea Glass Jewelry and Sea Pottery Jewelry. FAST SHIPPING!
Special orders are always welcome. Message me for a time frame.

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1880)
See reviews that mention:
quality 165 shipping 384 customer service 190

Updates

Custom orders are always welcome. Turn around is 4-6 weeks during the warmer months. Pricing varies. This customer is doing white on white with the wedding date as a gift for a small coastal setting. We are just starting the drying process after a trim.
View all 14 updates

About BeachwoodStreet

Sales 6,595
On Etsy since 2012
Video summary: Doing my thing with the clay and a leaf.

Beachwood Street Designs - Why I started my small, Artist Owned Business

When both sets of my grandparents made their homes in a small coastal community, it was the 1930's and they had no way of knowing the legacy they would leave behind would be a love for the beach and all that surrounds it. As a young girl in the 1960’s, I enjoyed many summers visiting my grandparents and spending endless hours at the beach.

In 1989 I started my pottery business in order to stay home and raise a family. My slab built pottery is slump molded on beach stones and impressed with shells and flowers. As my business soared, my work was sold throughout the country in many storefronts. My cranberry pottery line was carried by Ocean Spray’s “Cranberry World Visitors Center” and shipped worldwide.

My husband and I downsized to a smaller home along the coast. The shoreline I walk daily with my dogs is the one I played on as a child. The stories of hurricanes and homes swept out to sea are always on my mind when I find unique ocean tumbled shards of glass, pottery and bricks. Sharing the history and simple beauty of the sea treasures I find is why I opened BeachwoodStreet Designs, an artist owned business I operate from a loft looking over picturesque Buzzards Bay.

Everything created in my shop is designed and handmade by me. I am a native New Englander who has enjoyed creating art of natural mediums since 1989. My family tree dates back to the 1600's and includes both the Mayflower Pilgrims and Native Americans. Samoset, who befriended the Pilgrims, is my 11th great grandfather. It is often my ancestry that inspires my original artistic designs.

I recently celebrated my 30th year creating and selling pottery.

Please enjoy browsing my designs. And may you always have a shell in your pocket and a love for the ocean in your heart!

Susan Amaral
Artist/Owner

Shop members

  • S. Amaral

    Owner, Artist

    Susan Amaral is a native New Englander who has been creating art of natural mediums since 1989. An art major in school; she has developed a talent for creating unique handmade designs that become lasting keepsakes.

  • ALL Handmade by ME!

    Artist Owned, Photographer, Shipper

    New Etsy Guidelines, launched in Sept 2013, allows manufactured items in the handmade category. NOT IN MY SHOP! This handmade logo guarantees you that you are purchasing from a shop where I make my items by hand. Thank you so much for your support!

  • My husband

    Tools!!, Shipper

    My hubby resolves my growing need for work space, which is not easy living in a stilt house! He convinces me to spend money on useful new tools I never knew existed. He is always willing to lend a hand packing after a full day at his real job. <3

  • UNO

    Treasure Hunter, Security

    Fastest and youngest team member. He is responsible for protecting the sea glass collector and collecting his own buoys, shells, driftwood and items of interest. Always by side or underfoot, he is a loyal BeachwoodStreet companion.

  • Penny

    Inspector

    Penny, or Pencil as we call her is quick to inspect anything new. She loves to toss beads, pens and ribbons off my workbench. We often catch her catnapping.

  • Jazz <3 2003-2017

    Hole Digger, Security

    Past Senior Team member and pack leader. Jazz was responsible for digging holes on command in order to turn up hidden treasures. She was an active member of HDA (Hole Diggers Anonymous). Jazzy loved to swim in the ocean regardless of the temperature.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 23, 2018
Welcome to Beachwood Street Designs where it is my goal to sell unique handmade items that are of good quality for a reasonable price.
I am located just off Cape Cod in the historic coastal town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts. I am registered with the Massachusetts Dept of Revenue.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
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: 1 hour 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
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Customer Service is my Top Priority. So, if something is wrong please contact me right away.

As a rule, I do not accept returns, cancellations or exchanges. This is mainly due to the fact that all of my items are handmade and one of a kind. It is my goal to sell quality handmade items for a reasonable price.

Custom orders are not returnable.

Please feel free to contact me prior to ordering if you have a concern and I will do my very best to work with you.
Payment
Accepting: Direct Payment through ETSY Direct Checkout.
Shipping
For domestic orders (USA):
I use USPS First Class, Parcel Post or Priority Mail for most of my packages.

Please allow 2-7 business days for the arrival of your purchase. If you have a specific deadline or would like to otherwise upgrade your shipping, please send me a message.

Tracking is included in your shipping costs. INSURANCE is not. If you feel insurance is needed, send me a message.

If there is a shipping overage, I will issue a refund.

If your item ordered is to be sent as a gift, we will be glad to include a gift note with the order. Please give your instructions in the Gift Message box during the Etsy check out.
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale or bulk orders are always welcomed. I give discounts for large orders. Please contact me for pricing. I will set up a special order ETSY listing for you order.
Privacy
PRIVACY POLICY for Etsy Seller, BeachwoodStreet - SUSAN AMARAL, Fairhaven, Massachusetts USA

Information I Collect:
To fulfill your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorized Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information (for a custom order of jewelry, for example), if you contact me directly through Etsy messaging.

Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It:
I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:
• as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support that may include tracking a package or correcting a mailing address.
• if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and
• as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as 1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and 2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:
Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:
• Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.
• Service providers. Through ETSY, I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as delivery companies. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to deliver your order.
• I do not collect your information for mailing lists. I do not send out Marketing messages to you.
• Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

Data Retention:
I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I delete messages including any personal information sent to me within a year of your order being shipped. I may also be required to retain information to file taxes, collect sales and pay sales tax, comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 5 years.

Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU:
I may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, I may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If I am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, I rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

Your Rights:
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:
• Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
• Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
• Object. You can object to my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
• Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

How to Contact Me: For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Susan Amaral am the owner of BeachwoodStreet Designs. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me by email: Beachwoodstreet [!at] gmail.com

More information

Last updated on Nov 5, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

Custom order pottery pieces from start to finish take about 4 weeks on an average. I make every piece by hand from a wet piece of clay. The clay takes time to dry. Each piece is them trimmed and rough edges are smoothed. I hand paint each piece, fire it in my kiln, glaze it and fire it again. Sometimes I have blank piece partially the process, so message me with any questions. I'm happy to work with you.

Personalized ornaments are done within a day. I use an oil paint pen to add names to my ornaments after I make them.

Custom order jewelry takes about 5 days.

Care instructions

My handmade jewelry come with care instructions.

All glazes used on my pottery is food safe and can be treated like regular dishes and cared for with regular dish washing methods. I suggest hand washing, however many pieces of average size can be placed in the top shelf of a dishwasher.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Gif wrapping and a personal note can be added to your order on request. Holiday wrap is used November through December unless otherwise requested.

Packing slips and receipts are not enclosed with an order. They are emailed or available in your shop account.