Contemporary Jewelry

Brasília, Brazil | 864 Sales


Contemporary Jewelry

Brasília, Brazil 864 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Gold, silver and copper jewelry, handmade and highlighted with fine stones

You can follow my adventures in my blog,


Last updated on Mar 12, 2016

Gold, silver and copper jewelry, handmade and highlighted with fine stones

You can follow my adventures in my blog,

Beatriz Fortes

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Beatriz Fortes

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Metal journeys

Ever since I was a young girl, I have been attracted to beautiful jewelry. I would stare into every jewelry store window, entranced by flowing metal forms and brightly colored gems. I doodled necklaces and rings in my notebooks. Then, one day, I realized that there were actual people who designed and made these pieces, so why couldn't I be one of them too? This was the start of my metalsmithing journey.

In time, I came to learn how to forge metal, cast ingots, roll sheet, solder and other techniques to give form to the designs in my mind. Because of my inquisitive nature, I usually stretch techniques to their limits, creating my own way of working. And, of course, I have quite a collection of books. Everything is better with books. I try to surround myself with tranquility and peace. Music, books and open space are very important to me and, I believe, are echoed in my work. I like to make pieces with simple outlines but that are striking and have a modern feel.

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  • Beatriz Fortes

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Shop Gopher, Handyperson And Do It All

    Ever since I was a young girl, I have been attracted to beautiful jewelry - flowing metal and brightly colored gems. One day, I realized that there were real people behind those pieces and that I could be one of them. That is when my journey began.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 26, 2018

I strive to offer handmade jewelry that is unique and interesting. All item(s) are designed and made by me, personally. I use only high quality materials and I am constantly looking for unusual stones to complement my designs.

I love working on custom orders, so feel free to contact me with your ideas.

Please contact me for additional information on my listings. I am very available and I want my customers to be happy with their purchases.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept 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
If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, please let me know.

Returns or exchanges are accepted within 10 days of delivery, minus shipping and a 15% fee. Please contact me before any returns.

If a custom order is cancelled after work has begun, the deposit will be forfeit.
PayPal is the accepted form of payment. Buyers in Brazil, please feel free to contact me for alternative forms of payment.

Payment via PayPal is due immediately an order is placed. If payment is not submitted within 3 days, the transaction will be canceled. Please contact me if there are any issues with payment so we can work it out together.

A 50% deposit is required for custom work, which will be forfeit in case of non-payment of the full price.
The standard shipping option is for International Priority Mail, with tracking and signature on delivery. Please note that not all countries track Priority Mail once it arrives inside their borders. In such cases, I cannot be held accountable for delivery. Priority Mail arrives in 15 to 20 days.

Upgraded shipping is EMS, which is tracked door to door and fully insured. It arrives in approximately 5 business days (some areas of the world will take a few days longer).

Item(s) are shipped from Brazil and buyer is responsible for all fees, taxes, and duties applicable.
Additional policies and FAQs
All item(s) are created by hand and may have slight variations. Different monitors may show colours slightly differently.

I am happy to do custom work. Please contact me so we can work on the perfect piece for you.

Some rings can be resized and this is noted on the listing. If this is necessary, please let me know before shipping. After item(s) are shipped, I will resize any ring that can be resized for free, but buyer is responsible for shipping to and from my studio.

If you want a chain longer/shorter or in a different style, please contact me for alternative (this may imply additional cost).

Beatriz Fortes original designs are not to be re-distributed, copied, imitated, or misappropriated in any way. All Rights Reserved.