BuffaloLucy

Unique Sterling Silver and Gold Jewelry

Portland, Oregon · 1294 Sales

BuffaloLucy

Unique Sterling Silver and Gold Jewelry

Portland, Oregon 1294 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Handcrafted sterling silver and gold jewelry, one of a kind and made-to-order. ♥ Wedding Bands, Engagement Rings, Statement Jewelry, Rustic, Bohemian, Men's, Women's ♥ Each piece is made with love from start to finish with my own two hands using traditional metalsmithing techniques.

Check out my shop policies for information about custom orders, shipping, ring sizing, and other business-y bits and pieces. And don't forget to visit my blog for a preview of things to come and a glimpse into my crazy life: www.BuffaloLucy.com

Love to all! And thanks for supporting me in doing what I love! xoxox

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Last updated on Dec 27, 2016

Handcrafted sterling silver and gold jewelry, one of a kind and made-to-order. ♥ Wedding Bands, Engagement Rings, Statement Jewelry, Rustic, Bohemian, Men's, Women's ♥ Each piece is made with love from start to finish with my own two hands using traditional metalsmithing techniques.

Check out my shop policies for information about custom orders, shipping, ring sizing, and other business-y bits and pieces. And don't forget to visit my blog for a preview of things to come and a glimpse into my crazy life: www.BuffaloLucy.com

Love to all! And thanks for supporting me in doing what I love! xoxox

Julie Morris

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About

Jewelry to Feed Your Soul (and mine!)

I am Julie Morris. I'm a silversmith living and working in the beautiful city of Portland, OR. A prairie girl at heart, I was born and raised in Alberta, Canada and then spent most of my adult life so far in Kansas before spending several years in Vancouver, BC and now Portland. The prairies will always be my home and the mighty bison will always hold a special place in my heart, hence his prominence in my shop name and branding.

Working with silver and stone is my heart's work. I do it because I love it. I do it because it makes me feel alive. I do it because I can't imagine not doing it.

All of my pieces are made from scratch in my studio and many are one of a kind. Every silver and gold component except for chain is hand sawed, filed, soldered, and finished with love by my own two hands. Each design is born of my own experience and imagination. The creative process for me is much like a birth. There is some of my heart and soul in every piece.

Check out my blog for a behind the scenes look into my studio, my creative process, and my life. Come on by and see what inspires the Buffalo!

www.BuffaloLucy.com

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  • Julie Morris

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Born and raised on the Canadian prairies, then roamed the Great Plains of the US, then the Canadian West Coast. Now I spend my days in the PNW Wonderland that is Portland, OR. I make jewelry to feed my soul and my family. But mostly my soul.

  • Simon

    Studio Trouble Maker

    Simon is my sole, dedicated studio assistant. He offers his services in the form of companionship and reminders to get out and play once in a while.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 24, 2017
Welcome to Buffalo Lucy! Each piece of jewelry in my shop is 100% handmade by me. Know that when you purchase a piece of Buffalo Lucy jewelry, you are getting a unique piece of wearable art that has been designed and crafted from my heart and soul. It is my hope that you will love wearing it as much as I've loved creating it.

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Payment
I accept the following forms of payment:

Paypal
All Major Credit Cards
Shipping
All orders ship via USPS.

Ready to ship pieces will go out within two working days, but usually go out the next day. Production times for made-to-order pieces can be found within the listings themselves.

Orders within the US ship USPS Priority mail and include tracking and insurance. International orders will ship USPS Air Mail.

Buyer is responsible for any import duties, taxes, or other fees that may be incurred when importing items into your country.

Delivery times: Within the US you can expect your order to arrive within 2-4 business days once shipped, give or take. Delivery times to other countries are highly variable and unfortunately I'm not able to give a very accurate estimate, but 2 weeks is the average.

Please convo me if you have any questions or require alternative shipping arrangements.

All items leave my shop wrapped suitably for gift giving!
Refunds and Exchanges
I take pride in my work and I want you to love it too! Please let me know within 7 days of receiving your order if you are unhappy so that we can arrange for an exchange or a refund (minus shipping costs). Please contact me for a return authorization before sending items back. All returns must include all original packaging. 

Do keep in mind that most of my jewelry is meant to look vintage/rustic/distressed and that you are purchasing an item made by human hands and not a machine. Variations in patina, finish and texture are intentional and a part of the Buffalo Lucy aesthetic. 

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot offer refunds or exchanges on custom orders or personalized items.
Additional policies and FAQs
RING SIZING
Most rings with set stones cannot be resized so please be sure of your ring size before ordering.

Men's wedding bands/bands without set stones can be resized and I do offer one free resizing with purchase (you are just responsible for the shipping both ways). Please note that resizing takes about two weeks, plus shipping time, so take this into account if you need your ring for an event such as a wedding. 

CUSTOM ORDERS
I am happy to take on a limited amount of custom work at a time. Click the "request a custom order" link from within my shop to get on my list. After the payment of a deposit (depending on the estimated final cost of the finished work, but no less than $50) I will collaborate with you to create something personally yours while remaining true to the Buffalo Lucy aesthetic. Please note that I retain the copyright to custom order creations and reserve the right to reuse designs or design elements in future work. Please note that custom orders are not refundable.

CARE AND CLEANING OF BUFFALO LUCY JEWELRY
Since almost all of my silver jewelry is intentionally oxidized, I recommend that you don't use any type of commercial jewelry cleaner or abrasive on it. Doing so will remove the patina and dramatically change the look of your piece. Instead, I recommend simply cleaning your jewelry with a soft-bristled tooth brush and mild dish soap. If you feel that your piece needs extra-special attention, a mixture of water and baking soda (again, applied with a soft-bristled toothbrush) should do the trick! Sunshine brand polishing cloths are also an excellent option!

While my jewelry is crafted to last, as with any piece of handmade jewelry, it deserves respect. Please wear and store your jewelry with care.

More information

Last updated on Mar 5, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

I do offer one free resizing on rings that do not have set stones (please contact me regarding rings with stones).

Gift wrapping and packaging

All of my items arrive packaged suitably for giving. Items over $40 come gift wrapped in one of my wooden Buffalo Lucy keepsake boxes.

Custom and personalized orders

Most items can be personalized at no extra charge, see listing details to determine if this item is included or feel free to contact me with questions.

Processing Time & Shipping

Made to order items take approximately 7 business days for fabrication. All domestic (US) orders ship USPS Priority Mail and should arrive in approximately 3 business days once shipped. International orders are shipped USPS Air Mail. I do offer rush processing for an additional fee if you need it right away.