eggtoothoriginals

Unique, Original, Nature Inspired Handcrafted Jewelry

California, United States · 258 Sales

eggtoothoriginals

Unique, Original, Nature Inspired Handcrafted Jewelry

California, United States 258 Sales On Etsy since 2008

0 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   All jewelry is made by me in my northern California studio. Nature is a consistent theme and inspiration in my jewelry designs. I focus on detail and quality in each piece I make so that whatever you select, it will become your new favorite!

Thanks!

Announcement
Last updated on Apr 7, 2016

All jewelry is made by me in my northern California studio. Nature is a consistent theme and inspiration in my jewelry designs. I focus on detail and quality in each piece I make so that whatever you select, it will become your new favorite!

Thanks!

Karen West

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Karen West

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wendythomas73

wendythomas73 on Jun 19, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

This is a really lovely ring - beautifully made and a very simple but pretty design - I love it, thank you. Thank you too for the excellent service - great communication and so helpful and accommodating. Pleasure doing business with you...

Beth Kahn

Beth Kahn on Nov 6, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you so much for the beautiful pendant. I just love any design with leaves on it, especially when it incorporates an amethyst which is my birthstone. Thanks and I think all your jewelry is beautiful!

flaherjm

flaherjm on Feb 25, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Got the earrings very promptly and the craftsmanship is great. I thought they would be larger though. They get a little lost in my long neck. But I do really like them. Janet

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About

Act Two: Biologist Turned Artisan Jeweler

I co-own Eggtooth Originals with my husband/furniture-builder/business partner, Jack. Our studio is located just a few steps from our house, situated in the Klamath Mountains of very northern California. Yep; our little piece of heaven.

This is a second chapter for me. After 25 years as a wildlife biolgist, I retired into my jewelry business. I started laying the foundation for this step several years ago by taking a small business class. attending weekend jewelry workshops, and aquiring the best tools I could afford. The stars lined-up when my office needed to downsize; I was the first to raise my hand!

Now I immerse myself in my craft! Each day offers a chance to create something beautiful, an opportunity to explore a new technique, to answer the question, "what kind of an artist do I want to be". Making jewelry is also medatative because it really forces me to focus and be present; if my mind wanders, mistakes happen.

Click on "Shop Blog" at the Related Links section to the right to see the process in action.

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  • Karen West

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    After 25 yrs as an Endangered Species Biologist, I get to enjoy my other dream career as a maker of jewelry....inspired by nature of course. I studied metal smithing at a local college and supplemented with classwork at various teaching studios

Shop policies

Last updated on March 8, 2014
I create all jewelry in my one-person studio located in very northern California where nature abounds.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
  • Other Method
Payment
I accept PayPal, Etsy Direct Check-out, checks or money orders. I also have a Merchant Account outside of PayPal, so if you want to pay with credit card and don't want to use the credit card option though Pay Pal, "convo" me with your phone number. I will call you and complete the transaction as a telephone-credit card order.

To pay by check or money order, please send your payment to:

EggTooth Originals
13502 Graveyard Gulch Road
Fort Jones, CA 96032


NOTE: California residents will pay a 7.25% sales tax.
Shipping
I ship via First Class Mail within 2 business days of payment. All items are packaged in a gift box and padded envelope. If you need a speedier shipping service, "convo" me and I will upgrade shipping at a refigured price.

I include a receipt unless you tell me otherwise.

I ship to the address provided in the purchase notification. If you need it to go to a different address, let me know.

Yes..I ship internationally.
Refunds and Exchanges
I think you will be 100% happy with your purchase, but if not, I will refund or exchange provided: you contact me first, you do it within 10 days of receiving the item, and the item is returned in original condition.
Additional policies and FAQs
WHOLESALE:
Wholesale inquiries gladly accepted.

SPECIAL GIFT SERVICES:
For an extra $2.00, I will wrap your gift and include a gift card. Select "Gift Services" from the items offered and follow the instructions posted there.

SUBSTITUTE WHITE GOLD EAR WIRES FOR STERLING SILVER:
I have 14K solid white gold ear wires available to substitute my standard sterling silver ear wires. If you want to substitute 14K solid white gold ear wires, send me a conversation. Selection of 14k solid gold white ear wires you will add $15 to the cost of your earrings.