ZestyFrog

Zesty Frog

Eckerö, Åland · 383 Sales

ZestyFrog

Zesty Frog

Eckerö, Åland 383 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(244)

Shop owner

Annica

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Announcement   Welcome to Zesty Frog!
Hope you will be inspired by my Artisan beads and findings. I mostly work with stoneware clay and glass at the moment, but I am always trying new materials and experimenting, so you may find some weird and wonderful additions to my offerings along the way. I would love to hear from you - drop by for a virtual 'cup of coffee' and a chat anytime.
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Please do check out this shops about page if you want to find out more about me. I would also recommend reading shop policies before placing an order.

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 19, 2016

Welcome to Zesty Frog!
Hope you will be inspired by my Artisan beads and findings. I mostly work with stoneware clay and glass at the moment, but I am always trying new materials and experimenting, so you may find some weird and wonderful additions to my offerings along the way. I would love to hear from you - drop by for a virtual 'cup of coffee' and a chat anytime.
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Please do check out this shops about page if you want to find out more about me. I would also recommend reading shop policies before placing an order.

Annica

Contact shop owner

Annica

Graceful -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
Graceful -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
$24.98
Raspberry dew -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
Raspberry dew -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
$34.98
Rock pools -- Lampwork Glass Beads
Rock pools -- Lampwork Glass Beads
$28.85
Sky -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
Sky -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
$23.89
Turquoise Zebra -- Lampwork Glass Beads
Turquoise Zebra -- Lampwork Glass Beads
$27.89
Explorer... Ceramic Artisan Bead
Explorer... Ceramic Artisan Bead
$21.85
This way... Ceramic Artisan Bead Set
This way... Ceramic Artisan Bead Set
$23.52
Hollows.. ceramic Artisan Bead
Hollows.. ceramic Artisan Bead
$17.52
Bling in Black -- Lampwork Glass  Beads
Bling in Black -- Lampwork Glass Beads
$33.89
Painterly.. ceramic Artisan Bead
Painterly.. ceramic Artisan Bead
$16.26
Texture flow... Ceramic Artisan Bead
Texture flow... Ceramic Artisan Bead
$21.85
Pools of Aqua -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
Pools of Aqua -- Lampwork Glass Nugget Beads
$24.89
Externalized... ceramic Artisan Bead
Externalized... ceramic Artisan Bead
$17.52
Soul Treasure... Lampwork Glass Bead Set
Soul Treasure... Lampwork Glass Bead Set
$25.89
Rustique... ceramic Artisan Bead set
Rustique... ceramic Artisan Bead set
$24.89
Shield of Wisdom... Ceramic Artisan Bead
Shield of Wisdom... Ceramic Artisan Bead
$21.85
Ornamental...Raku, Artisan, connector
Ornamental...Raku, Artisan, connector
$11.67
Happy -- Artisan lampwork bead set
Happy -- Artisan lampwork bead set
$24.89
Crevice unknown... ceramic Artisan Bead
Crevice unknown... ceramic Artisan Bead
$21.85
Alive...Raku, Artisan, Pendant
Alive...Raku, Artisan, Pendant
$14.53
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(244)
Anna Howell

Anna Howell on May 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
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Gorgeous heart charms.Thank you so much Annica,you are very talented .Your shop is truly amazing,I shall come back to shop for sure in future :).Kind regards

Anna Howell

Anna Howell on May 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

Beautiful charms,another unique pair ,perfect for earrings.Thanks a lot again.Higly recommended.Best wishes.

Anna Howell

Anna Howell on May 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

Wonderful design heart beads,love the colours,will be excellent addition for jewellery project.Can't wait to make something of them.Thank you Annica :).

becki  bolton blackburn

becki bolton blackburn on May 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
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This set is one of my favorites of all time, they are so COOL! Love your work! Packaged perfect and fast shipping considering how far they had to travel! Thank you :)

becki  bolton blackburn

becki bolton blackburn on May 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

These beads are even more beautiful than the photo, love your work! Packaged perfect and fast shipping considering how far they had to travel! Thank you :)

becki  bolton blackburn

becki bolton blackburn on May 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

Beautiful beads Annica, thanks so much for doing what you do! Packaged perfect and fast shipping considering how far they had to travel! Thank you :)

becki  bolton blackburn

becki bolton blackburn on May 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

GORGEOUS beads, I love your work :) Packaged perfect and fast shipping considering how far they had to travel! Thank you :)

becki  bolton blackburn

becki bolton blackburn on May 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

These beads are even more beautiful than the photo, GORGEOUS bead set, love your work!!! Packaged perfect and fast shipping considering how far they had to travel! Thank you :)

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About

Exploring sculptural form, texture and colour

My name is Annica and I live in a beautiful island called Åland (which is located in the middle of the Baltic sea) together with my the love of my life and our two kids. We have also got Boston Terrier and Chihuahua as well as a ginger cat.

I have been creative my whole life in one way or another. I enjoy exploring many mediums but clay is one of my favourites so far. I can lose myself completely in sculpting, carving, exploring different textures etc. I am always on the look out for new textures and inspirations so every day walks outside with my kids tends to turn into a treasure hunts:)

A little about the process:

Glazed ceramic beads:

Clay which has been stamped, carved or sculpted, dried and then Bisque fired in my kiln. Next step: glazing and then fired to the temperature the glaze and clay body requires.

Gilded ceramic beads:
I shape, texture, dry the clay and finally fire it in my beloved little kiln. When the pieces have been fired, I add colour. I use ‘Gilders Wax’ which is applied , rubbed off and re-applied until I am happy with the result. I then seal the beads to ensure that they are protected against UV rays etc. Although I have done everything I can to protect the beads, I would still strongly recommend that you take care and don’t wear them in the shower or spray them with chemicals.

Every piece is a little piece of art which comes to life during a lengthy but very rewarding creative process.

I have started lampworking recently and will be adding glass beads to the shop as and when I have made something I find interesting.

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Shop policies

Last updated on April 26, 2016
I would be very happy to help you with any queries you might have, or perhaps you have got some great ideas for my shop you wouldn't mind sharing?. Please use the 'contact shop owner' function to do just that - would love to hear from you:)

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
I accept payment by PayPal and credit card via direct check out.

Please be aware that if you pay by e-cheque - your items will not be shipped until the cheque has cleared which can take between 4-7 days.
Shipping
I will mail your purchases within 3 working days (unless there are reasons/delays beyond my control).

Charges for postage and packaging:

Finland: $4.73 additional items: $0.64
Everywhere else: $9.15 additional items: $1.17
(prices are subject to change at any time)

International packages normally take between 7-14 working days to reach its destination, but it can occasionally take longer. I cannot be held responsible for delivery times or any custom/duty charges (this is the responsibility of the buyer).
I recommend purchasing upgraded shipping with insurance as I cannot be held responsible if the package is lost in transit. Delivery with signature on arrival is an option to consider as full tracking is not available.
Refunds and Exchanges
It is essential to me that you are happy with your purchases. Returns are accepted (please let me know within 7 days of receipt that you will be returning the item/s). A full refund will be issued after the item/s has been received back in their original condition. Return shipping cost will be the buyers responsibility.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please be aware that as monitor settings vary, the colour of your beads might look different than what they did on your screen. Please read item descriptions carefully for measurements.

If you are not happy with your purchases (for any reason) - please contact me so that we can resolve the issue. I would very much appreciate if you did not leave neutral or negative feedback before giving me a chance to sort things out

I am happy to discuss custom work. The turn around time may has to be agreed betweed us. so please do contact me for a chat:)
I will require a 50% non refundable down payment on custom work.

Last, but by no means least: thank you for taking the time to read this and for your consideration!

- Annica