DesignsbyJenniLyn

Modern & Chic Leather & Gemstone Jewelry

Decatur, Illinois On Etsy since 2013

3,020 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars

Buyers are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

DesignsbyJenniLyn

Modern & Chic Leather & Gemstone Jewelry

Decatur, Illinois | 3,020 Sales

Announcement    Yes, we're open! So far, it's business as usual with a little extra thoughtfulness and care. Our regular order processing time is 3-5 business days, but there may be delays in ship times on account of postal services due to Covid-19. Please refer to our Shop Policies for the most up to date shipping information. Stay safe and healthy, friends! We're all in this together!

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Welcome! We're glad you found Designs by JenniLyn! We've been serving the Etsy community faithfully since 2013 with our high-quality handmade jewelry. Semi precious stones, real leathers, and precious metals (14k gold filled and sterling silver) are used in most all of our jewelry creations. The extra care and attention given to utilize high quality materials along with the careful design and craftsmanship set us apart from many similar items/shops on the market. We're dedicated to offering jewelry that is not only high-quality, but affordable, practical, and will last for years to come!

TOP 5% ETSY SELLER!

FREE SHIPPING on USA 1st class orders $35+.
Wholesale discount to boutiques/shops available. Please send us a conversation!

Shop by Section: All items at Designs by JenniLyn are categorized into a "Shop Section", making your search for a particular item easier. Our "Retired Styles" section is home to items that are previous season's styles and are marked 30% off; for earrings in this section, only sterling silver ear hooks are available unless noted in the listing. We also will not be taking restock requests for items in the Retired Styles section.

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Follow us on social media for sneak peeks, giveaways, special discounts, styling ideas, and more!
www.facebook.com/DesignsbyJenniLyn
www.Instagram.com/DesignsbyJenniLyn
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Get to know more about me (Jen) and Designs by JenniLyn in the About Me section!

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Order processing time is 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS/WORKING DAYS. We do not ship on recognized postal holidays or on Saturdays. See listings for the most up to date shipping info.

All items come in a branded jewelry box, ready for gift giving. If you order multiple items, more than one item may be packaged safely within the same box in order to maintain reasonable shipping costs.
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PLEASE READ ALL SHOP POLICIES PRIOR TO PURCHASING. If you have any questions, please direct your message through Etsy Conversation.

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Shipping Info:
DOMESTIC (USA) ORDERS
USPS First Class Mail: 2-5 days, $4.00 (tracking included)
USPS PRIORITY MAIL: 1-3 days, $8.50 (tracking & insurance included)
USPS EXPRESS MAIL: 1-2 days, $28.00 (tracking & insurance included)

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 12, 2020

Yes, we're open! So far, it's business as usual with a little extra thoughtfulness and care. Our regular order processing time is 3-5 business days, but there may be delays in ship times on account of postal services due to Covid-19. Please refer to our Shop Policies for the most up to date shipping information. Stay safe and healthy, friends! We're all in this together!

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Welcome! We're glad you found Designs by JenniLyn! We've been serving the Etsy community faithfully since 2013 with our high-quality handmade jewelry. Semi precious stones, real leathers, and precious metals (14k gold filled and sterling silver) are used in most all of our jewelry creations. The extra care and attention given to utilize high quality materials along with the careful design and craftsmanship set us apart from many similar items/shops on the market. We're dedicated to offering jewelry that is not only high-quality, but affordable, practical, and will last for years to come!

TOP 5% ETSY SELLER!

FREE SHIPPING on USA 1st class orders $35+.
Wholesale discount to boutiques/shops available. Please send us a conversation!

Shop by Section: All items at Designs by JenniLyn are categorized into a "Shop Section", making your search for a particular item easier. Our "Retired Styles" section is home to items that are previous season's styles and are marked 30% off; for earrings in this section, only sterling silver ear hooks are available unless noted in the listing. We also will not be taking restock requests for items in the Retired Styles section.

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Follow us on social media for sneak peeks, giveaways, special discounts, styling ideas, and more!
www.facebook.com/DesignsbyJenniLyn
www.Instagram.com/DesignsbyJenniLyn
www.Pinterest.com/Designs by JenniLyn

Get to know more about me (Jen) and Designs by JenniLyn in the About Me section!

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Order processing time is 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS/WORKING DAYS. We do not ship on recognized postal holidays or on Saturdays. See listings for the most up to date shipping info.

All items come in a branded jewelry box, ready for gift giving. If you order multiple items, more than one item may be packaged safely within the same box in order to maintain reasonable shipping costs.
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PLEASE READ ALL SHOP POLICIES PRIOR TO PURCHASING. If you have any questions, please direct your message through Etsy Conversation.

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Shipping Info:
DOMESTIC (USA) ORDERS
USPS First Class Mail: 2-5 days, $4.00 (tracking included)
USPS PRIORITY MAIL: 1-3 days, $8.50 (tracking & insurance included)
USPS EXPRESS MAIL: 1-2 days, $28.00 (tracking & insurance included)

Items

3020 Sales
 
Jennifer

Contact shop owner

Jennifer

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(559)
See reviews that mention:
quality 111 shipping 81 customer service 62

About DesignsbyJenniLyn

Sales 3,020
On Etsy since 2013

Welcome to Designs by JenniLyn!

Designs by JenniLyn offers high quality handcrafted jewelry that is made with ethically/sustainably sourced real leather and gemstones and 14k gold filled, sterling silver, or stainless steel hardware. All designs are original and sketched on paper before being brought to life by skilled hands and careful craftsmanship.

About Me:
I’m a physical therapist assistant turned stay-at-home mom. I’ve been making and selling jewelry for 15+ years in three different states and have been selling on Etsy since 2013. I’ve been able to dedicate more time to the Etsy shop over the past couple years since I’ve been able to be home vs being in the clinic. Being flexible for my family is very important with my husband’s full time career as a pastor. I also enjoy tasteful yet unique fashion, a good cup of coffee or tea, the color pink, and a good statement earring! It’s also a passion of mine to serve other women in encouraging and uplifting ways- even if it’s by simply helping them to accessorize with a pretty piece of new jewelry.

My husband and I have two small boys (ages 6 and 4) who keep us busy with all the energy and zest little boys have. Their current future career choices are a fighter pilot and dad, and a veterinarian.

About Designs by JenniLyn:
My design process revolves around modern and sophisticated style. You’ll also notice a stark difference in my attention to quality, authenticity, and detail of every single piece of jewelry compared to similar items on the market. This characteristic is highly unmatched and is especially evident with our leather jewelry. Leather edges are hand-trimmed to perfection and then sealed for a sleek, finished look. Sealing the edges also provides extra stability for the framework of the softer leathers, which helps them maintain their shape better. The leathers we use fall into three different categories: genuine, top grain, and suede. Genuine leather is firmer whereas top grain and suede varieties are softer. Most of my leathers are genuine leather. Leather designs are precision cut for symmetry and aesthetic appeal. You’ll also be able to sleep well at night knowing that all hardware is high-end and hypoallergenic.

We’re also proud to have the privilege of selling my jewelry at two area boutiques. It’s a wonderful way to help Designs by JenniLyn grow and establish a presence in the community. We are looking forward to branching out further as we’ve recently established wholesale prices on most of the statement earrings.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions! We love getting to know my customers and potential customers- it’s always a pleasure to serve you and bring you on board as a fan of our high-quality jewelry and small business journey! When you buy from Designs by JenniLyn you are helping support more than just a dream, but a family who works hard to support each other and everyone we come in contact with.

Welcome!

Shop members

  • Jennifer L Gearig

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    Jennifer designs and make all of the jewelry at Designs by JenniLyn. She also does all of the purchasing, photography, packaging, and shipping. Managing the Etsy shop and other social media outlets also falls under Jennifer's responsibilities.

  • Mark

    Assistant Administrator, Motivator

    The motivator and encourager behind the Etsy endeavor, Mark is also Jen's amazing husband. He completed the extensive research to open the Etsy shop. He also takes care of the finances. He gets paid with Jen's everlasting love and honor.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 8, 2020
"Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Welcome to Designs by JenniLyn where you'll discover high-quality, handmade jewelry styles that are both beautiful and functional.

I've been serving the Etsy community proudly since 2013. What started as more of a hobby alongside my full-time job has more recently grown into a more sustainable small business. Designs by JenniLyn offers a variety of unique and original luxe handmade jewelry creations. Made in small batches with high quality materials, the jewelry style is modern, simple, and sophisticated. Revolving the design process around these elements helps to keep the styles focused, yet still unique and relevant to today's fashion. All styles are comfortable, easy to wear, and effortlessly chic.

Designs by JenniLyn has something great to offer- learn for yourself what continues to bring our faithful customers back time and time again! Perhaps you'll bring a friend, too. Help us grow!

~Jennifer

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Giftcard
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: 24 hours 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
Conditions for Returns:

Buyer must first contact Designs by Jenni Lyn via Etsy Conversation with 3 days of receiving the item.

Cost of return shipping is the buyer's responsibility unless the mistake is ours.

Item(s) must be returned unworn and in their original condition, box(es) and item packaging to qualify for a return or exchange. Adequate return postage and insurance is the responsibility of the buyer. If original packaging cannot be used, it is the buyer's responsibility to provide safe and adequate packaging (not a simple mailing envelope since items can be easily damaged due to the handling process of such envelopes).

Item(s) must be postmarked and sent out within 7 days of receiving the item(s).

Please allow up to 24-48 hours for your return to be processed by Designs by JenniLyn.

Other:
Refunds for a special sales event discounts will not be given voluntarily or if requested on items purchased just prior to or just after a special sales event.

Refunds for coupon codes forgotten to be entered at checkout by buyer will not be honored. We simply cannot do this for every order as we have to go in manually to adjust each order individually.

Refunds may be refused for items that have been returned but are not in their original unworn condition, damaged, or exceed the allotted time for a return if adequate contact has not been made with Designs by JenniLyn.
Payment
Paypal or major credit card only.

Payment is expected immediately. Item(s) will be shipped after payment in full is received. Your order will be processed and sent out within 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS (excludes holidays in which the post office is closed and Saturdays).

Certain states require payment and collection of sales tax.
Shipping
All shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer unless its our mistake, then we will refund the cost of return shipping.

I ship according to the address you submit to Etsy. Please make sure your shipping address is correct and recognized by the postal system when you set up your account and/or shipping profile.

Items are scheduled to ship within 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS/WORKING DAYS of receiving payment. You will receive an automatic message from Etsy letting you know your order has shipped. We do not ship on recognized postal holidays or Saturdays.

All items are carefully packaged in a brand-stamped jewelry box prior to shipping in their original, excellent, new condition. I package all orders myself and ensure that all jewelry and packaging is intact and in perfect condition prior to reaching postal services.

Designs by JenniLyn is not responsible for packages that have been damaged or lost in transit to you. Please read all shipping information to make the best decision for your order. Designs by JenniLyn is also not responsible to replace or refund packages or cost of shipping if you choose the incorrect mailing address upon checkout and the package doesn't make it to you.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns!

Local orders: You may choose to have your order shipped to you or you may contact us to schedule pick-up and we will refund the shipping charges. We do not deliver.

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DOMESTIC (USA) ORDERS:
USPS First Class Standard Mail: 2-5 days, $4.00 (tracking included)
PRIORITY MAIL: 2-3 days, $8.50 (tracking & insurance included)
EXPRESS MAIL: 1-2 days, $23.00 (tracking & insurance included)
Additional policies and FAQs
CONTACT:
Please send messages through Etsy Conversation only. This keeps information more organized.

PACKAGING:
All items come sealed in a small plastic bag (if able to fit) and placed in a jewelry box. Earrings and necklaces are placed securely on a hand made, hand branded/stamped jewelry card. If you order multiple items, more than one item may be packaged safely within the same box. You may request individual items to have their own box in a note to seller upon checkout.

FEEDBACK:
Your feedback is always welcomed and encouraged. If you have a problem with your jewelry/order, please contact me before leaving a review so that I may have a chance to help resolve the issue instead of finding out through a review you left for me. Communication is a key factor in great relationships as well as honesty and integrity and I love getting to know and help my customers!

MATERIALS:
High-quality ethical/sustainable sourced leather and gems and 14k gold filled, sterling silver, and stainless steel hardware.

CUSTOM ORDERS:
We are not taking any custom orders at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience!

CLEANING and WEARING:
All pieces are made of high-quality material and if properly taken care of, will last for many years. Over time, all materials are subject to wear and tear. The silver and gold can be cleaned with mild soap and water or with a cleaning cloth or solution for the appropriate metal.

Take care to keep pearls away from harsh substances as it may damage the pearl's surface and decrease luster.

Do not wear sterling silver jewelry or gold vermeil in chlorinated swimming pools as it will tarnish. However, if you accidentally do, it can be polished with the appropriate cloth/cleaner. (I have learned from experience!)

Please also be aware that natural oils of the skin have the potential to discolor metals over time and frequent wear over time can also cause the metals to wear. Your new jewelry should be able to withstand normal wear and tear (the simple putting on and taking off as well as an occasional tug) and be enjoyed for years to come!

LEATHER JEWELRY:
We pride ourselves for choosing only leathers that are ethically sourced and possess a variety of textures and feels, and are also classy and beautiful. We also take the extra steps to ensure that all the little details are focused on to ensure that the quality and aesthetic appeal of our earrings is highly unmatched.

We create each and every one of our designs. Each piece of leather is precision cut and the edges are hand trimmed and sealed for a finished look.

Do not get wet.
Lay earrings flat or hang to store.

REPAIRS:
If your jewelry breaks, contact me for repair. If the repair is minor I will fix it for free. If the repair is more extensive we will discuss details and I will charge a reasonable fee for the supplies and work to fix it. Due to the nature of certain items (such as preset/cut gemstones, since I choose and purchase those through a supplier) I may not be able to fix it myself; if this is the case we'll work on a reasonable solution. Shipping cost remains the responsibility of the buyer.

Repairs only accepted for merchandise from DesignsbyJenniLyn.

WHOLESALE:
Please send us a message! We'd love to get Designs by JenniLyn jewelry into more hands! Lets talk!

COLLABORATIVES:
I'd love to work with your business to bring more attention to both of us! Please send an Etsy conversation, tell me about yourself and your business, and we'll see if we're a good match!

INVOICE:
I include a paper invoice of your order with your shipment. If you are sending your item(s) as a gift, please let me know in a "note to seller" or by using the "mark as gift" option. I use the template that Etsy generates which leaves out the price, and with this option you're able to include a special note if you so desire.

OTHER:
We cannot replace for free jewelry that has been lost, damaged, stolen, or broken due to normal use/wear and tear. We know accidents happen, and we hate that they do! You're more than welcome to repurchase (if it's not a one-of-a-kind item or if we have that item still in stock) using the 10% off coupon code we send out with every order (it'll be on your paper invoice or email receipt). We also may not be able to replace a single earring if it has been lost or damaged since our styles are ever-changing; this is especially true with our earrings. We will see what we can do to the best of our ability and work toward a reasonable solution, even if it's not exactly what you were hoping for. Communication and understanding goes both ways. Please send us a message if you have any questions.
Privacy
Any of your information collected through Etsy (name and address) is used for order processing and shipping only. Sellers also do not have access to any of your credit card or payment source information. Your information never leaves Etsy and is never shared.

More information

Last updated on Sep 19, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Are your ear hooks nickel free?

Yes, all of our ear hooks and metals are hypoallergenic and nickel-free. We use only high quality metals such as sterling silver and 14k gold fill.

Do you design and cut your own leather?

Yes, we custom design and cut our own leather. We use a design program to ensure symmetry and aesthetic appeal and send our designs through a machine that cuts each piece to perfection. All of our creations are proudly made in our home studio.

Do you cut your own stones?

No, I do not cut and set the gemstones myself. I purchase them through reputable suppliers who ethically and sustainably source the stones, cut, and set them.

Isn’t leather supposed to be soft?

The leather we use for our jewelry is only real leather, and leather comes in different thicknesses and textures. Not all leather is soft and we use a variety of leather in our leather jewelry creations. We prefer to use stiffer/firmer genuine leathers because they tend to hold their shape well, yet softer leathers are also very desirable especially when you have the right thickness, which helps the softer leathers hold their shape better.