dianemiller377 on Mar 29, 2017
Oh my - received my necklace today - it is just over the top beautiful and classy!! I love it so much and it's better than I even dreamed!! Just gorgeous!!!❤
maryannstandley on Mar 26, 2017
Beautiful Chinese beads and exactly as advertised. I have similar ones my mother bought at Gumps decades ago and these go with those perfectly! The seller, Sylva is lovely and kind to work with. I will be returning the next time I get the bug to buy big gorgeous jewelry!
maryannstandley on Mar 26, 2017
Stunning and exactly as advertised. I've already worn it and enjoyed it. Besides the gorgeous piece of jewelry the seller Sylva is lovely and kind to work with. I will be returning the next time I get the bug to buy big gorgeous jewelry!
Amalia Versaci on Sep 29, 2016
These findings are just as lovely as in the pictures! Sylva provided excellent customer service and the package arrived very quickly. I can't recommend this shop highly enough! Thank you so much!!
Where did you get that necklace?
Each unique handmade gemstone statement necklace, choker, bib, y-drop, y-dangle and lariat is proudly created by me in the USA - from big, bold and chunky, to fancy, feminine, exotic, each OOAK. Just one version of each original, no copies in different flavors. Each is a unique, one and only, fine, forever piece.
I over-engineer every FavoriteBlings necklace as if it were for me personally. Shop for stunning semiprecious gemstones, authentic druzies, true freshwater pearls, real coral, quartz, minerals and top quality components like Swarovski crystals, precious 92.5% sterling silver, fine Karen Hill Tribe sterling silver (99.9), cubic zirconia, Czech and Miyuki beads, and safe,hypoallergenic surgical stainless steel, lead-free aluminum, plus durable noble metals of bronze, copper and brass chains, beads, clasps and embellishments. There's no lead, cadmium, no plated or toxic metals, no "silver" or "Tibetan silver".
You’ll find the same quality in my posh, high end designer and funky vintage statement necklaces from the 70s to the 90s. And each FavoriteBlings necklace - 20th or 21st century - has a Satisfaction Guarantee, each is timeless, wearable art.
My supportive hubbie applauds my entrepreneurship and overlooks the chaos. He does recognize good design, so I ask him to critique every new necklace I create. Not exactly the Good Housekeeping Seal, but darn close. I want each of my customers to be asked, “Where did you get that necklace?”
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Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator
Made to flatter and celebrate you. That’s my goal. Unique FavoriteBlings necklaces, chokers, bibs, y-drops and lariats joyfully infused with originality, magic, beauty, thoughtful details and top quality components. Like you, always one of a kind.
FavoriteBlings are big, bold sexy, chunky, unique statement necklaces, bibs, y-drops, chokers, collars, y-dangles and lariats that radiate elegance and unmatched originality -- both my USA handmade gemstone statement necklaces and designer retro status necklaces.
They'll dazzle, flatter and beautify you. So choose something bold and flirty, runway exotic, or irresistibly fab vintage -- pick an era and make a statement.
You get a 100% Guarantee on each unique FavoriteBlings necklace - exceptional, one-of-a-kind jewelry that is rich, exceptional, alluring -- high end wearable art that stands the test of time.
No disposable costume jewelry or mass-produced imports. My unique, high quality statement necklaces are the real thing.
FavoriteBlings OOAK gemstone necklaces are proudly handmade with authentic, 100% top quality components from trusted sources – genuine semiprecious gemstones, rare genuine druzy or drusy geode pendants, natural pearls, real coral, true quartz and Swarovski crystals, cubic zirconia, Czech and Miyuki beads, and precious, noble, hypoallergenic, safe, and non-toxic metals including 92.5 sterling silver, fine Karen Hill Tribe silver (.999), bronze, copper and brass chains, beads, clasps, bails, findings and embellishments.
My authentic vintage necklaces are also one of a kind investment pieces - posh, uncommon statement necklaces from the 70s to the 90s from my personal collection, acquired mostly at NYC designer studio sales.
Plus, my vintage-inspired necklaces soon to be created with exquisite new old stock from Japan, Italy and Germany will have the same legacy – affordable elegance that’s always unique, always genuine, totally original, just like you.
I'm also selling off overstock lots of jewelry making destash lot supplies, pendants, beads and vintage brass stampings that I've amassed over the years and now have to downsize.
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10% OF ANNUAL SALES from my FavoriteBlings and FavoriteCollectibles shops will be donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children, who provide medical care to help transform children's lives.
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NO RISK 100% SATISFACTION MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE. Get total peace of mind. I want you to be satisfied, so each FavoriteBlings purchase comes with a Risk-Free Money Back Guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied, no problem. Check Shop Policies for full details on 10-day Refund Policy.
YOU CAN BUY WITH CONFIDENCE:
-- I’m a 5-star seller in both of my Etsy shops. And you're buying from a PayPal Verified Seller. Your credit card transaction is completely handled within PayPal's secure site. I ship in 1-3 business days, sooner when humanly possible.
-- I am passionate about customer satisfaction. I work very hard to protect my reputation and am committed to upholding the highest standards in quality, sales and customer service - from no-risk shopping, to honesty in my dealings, to great care in wrapping and shipping, I want your shopping experience with me to be rewarding.
FOR TIMELESS VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE JEWELRY - see my antique bakelite, celluloid, retro, and 80s statement bling, plus exceptional collectibles and antiques from the 1890s to the 1990s: www.etsy.com/shop/favoritecollectibles
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Accepted payment methods
Got a question? Get in touch. My customers are my top priority and I strive to be a responsible Etsy member. And if you're happy with your purchase, please don't be bashful. My feedback history is my reputation -- I do treasure your positive review. Thank you very much, I hope you enjoy your purchase and appreciate your kindness!
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HIGH VALUE ITEMS over $50 are shipped via USPS Priority Mail, and I've got you covered - I add insurance and Signature Confirmation. Items less than $50 are shipped USPS Priority Mail, Tracking and Insurance is included by the USPS in the US. For International Registered Mail to Canada, and I do not mark items below cost or as a gift on custom forms, which is prohibited by US and International regulations.
JEWELRY DESTASH LOT, SUPPLIES, FINDINGS, BEAD SHIPMENTS - Please note that overstock lot items are shipped to you USPS, First Class Mail with tracking. Once I ship, it's out of my hands. So if USPS says it's delivered and buyer says it's lost, but buyer elected NOT to add Signature Confirmation or Insurance, a refund cannot be made. I can't be held responsible for lapses of the USPS. Parcels can be protected with Signature Confirmation or Insurance at additional charge, at buyer's discretion. Please let me know prior to shipment if you wish to add this charge.
Shipping cost is my best guesstimate - you will get a refund of any cost difference over $1 USD via PayPal. If I underestimate shipping, I absorb the additional cost.
I ship to PayPal confirmed addresses. Please make sure your address is correct. I cannot be responsible for a wrong or undeliverable address or for mail service transit time. (Transit times vary based on destination, peak periods and holidays.)
Remember, once the parcel arrives, you get a No Risk, 100% Satisfaction Money-Back Guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied with your FavoriteBlings purchase, no problem. See my full Refund Policies. There's a 10-day return policy, item to be returned with tracking, packed and shipped as it was originally. Any questions, please ask me before you purchase. Thank you.
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Refunds and Exchanges
-- You are the only judge who can decide whether you love your jewelry. The item must be returned in its original condition - unworn, unused, and unaltered in any way - within 10 days of receipt and you will receive a refund, minus shipping fees.
-- PLEASE NOTE: Please describe the problem in full before 10 days in order to return an item.
-- Extra care is taken to pack your item securely for a safe delivery to you. If you return a FavoriteBlings necklace, you must pack it carefully and securely in the original packaging. If cost of item was over $50, ship it back the same way it was received, via USPS Priority Mail with Signature Confirmation, plus Insurance. Include your name, address, date of purchase and item number so credit can be issued properly.
-- If you return any destash or overstock items, they are to be carefully wrapped and shipped by USPS, First Class Mail with tracking.
-- Buyers pay all shipping and return fees. In case of any defective merchandise, please advise as soon as possible and submit a photo. (Save the box and all packing materials, otherwise your claim may be void.) I will try to repair any handmade FavoriteBlings piece, and all components are to be returned with prior notification to me.
Any questions, please ask me before you purchase. Thank you very much!
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Additional policies and FAQs
Plus, enlarging photos to show detail may also cause slight variations in colors. And, with natural stones, pearls, coral, crystals, and handmade pendants, beads, findings, etc., there could be some slight differences in color, size, shape and natural irregularities. Please contact me with any questions or comments at favoriteblingsgmail.com.
I WANT YOU TO BE COMPLETELY HAPPY with your purchase. And if you are satisfied with your FavoriteBlings experience, please take a moment to leave a positive Review for me here at Etsy. Your review is critical because your feedback is my reputation and I do treasure your comments. Thank you for your kindness.
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METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF GEMSTONES AND CRYSTALS
My own curiosity about the gemstones I use in my handmade necklaces here at FavoriteBlings led me to learn more about them.
Most of all, I enjoyed researching the metaphysical properties of gemstones and crystals. Here’s what I found so far, culled from folklore, cultural and esoteric wisdom, spiritual beliefs, religious traditions, ancient rituals, and crystal therapy.
This information is for your entertainment only, merely a joyful diversion:
• AGATE - strength and courage, good fortune, healing, sense of well being, nurtures energy, promotes longevity, protects against danger
• AMAZONITE - empowering healing stone, boosts confidence, helps reduce stress, attracts success
• AMBER – called “tears of gods”, symbol of tenderness, courage, warmth, wellbeing, vitality, promotes joy, energy, sympathy, understanding, protects travelers
• AMMONITE FOSSIL - beauty, intelligence, prosperity, vitality, changes negative into positive energy, protective, named for Egyptian god Ammon
• AMBER - courage, warmth, well being, promotes joy, energy, sympathy, understanding, protects travelers
• AMETHYST - uplifting, courage, inner strength, brings calm and serenity, contentment, fights stress, eases grief
• AMETRINE - powerful stone drawing special powers from amethyst and citrine
• APATITE - enhances teaching, learning, new ideas, self-expression, brings love, harmony, awakens finer inner self, clears confusion, eases grief
• AQUAMARINE - stone of joy, hope, soothes jangled nerves, clarifies emotions, sharpens thinking
• AVENTURINE - good luck gemstone, sense of well being, creativity, independence, healing stone
• BLOODSTONE – boosts courage, calm, success, boosts creativity, stimulates dreaming, boosts positive energies
• BLUE TOPAZ, ZIRCON – helps insomnia, worries, boosts relaxation, calm, mental clarity, stamina, focus, confidence
• BRONZITE - brings order, certainty, fosters good decision making, provides contentedness
• CARNELIAN - protector stone, protects from jealousy and anger, aids memory, focus, creativity, courage, helps ease sorrow
• CHALCEDONY - sacred gemstone linked with generosity, kinship, kindliness
• CHALK TURQUOISE -- aka Magnesite, like turquoise, Native Americans used as jewelry and currency, enhances mediation, fosters love, desire, improves imagination, crystalizes perceptions
• CHRYROPRASE - soothes heartache, helps depression, aids emotional balance and tranquility, thought to bring success
• CITRINE - joy, healing, enhances self esteem, self-confidence, open-minded thinking, uplifting stone, balances negative energy
• COPPER - strength, healing properties, claimed to reduce inflammation, increase circulation, long used as a healing metal
• CORAL - wards off others’ bad vibes, protects body, mind, psyche, and women’s health, engenders inner peace, determination
• CHRYSOPRASE – soothes heartache, helps depression, aids emotional balance and tranquility, thought to bring success
• DIAMOND – said to be a symbol of purity, love, fidelity, boosts creativity, encourages truth, brings balance, courage and success
• EMERALD - protector stone, linked with love, wisdom, hope and intellect
• FLUORITE - tranquility in stressful situations, balances the psyche, promotes focus, harmony, intuition
• FOSSIL CORAL - actually coral fossilized into agate, attracts love of others, strength, healthy life, protects from stress, danger
• GARNET - brings positive thoughts, boosts energy, increases confidence, wisdom, dispels bad dreams and melancholy
• HEMATITE – decreases negativity, boosts self-esteem, personal magnetism, supports dreams, wishes, calms stress and worry
• JADE - relaxation, protective and lucky, safe journeys, long life, harmony, wisdom, peace
• JASPER - soothes wearer, inspires optimism, helps eliminate worry, brings joy, insight, sense of purpose, individuality, confidence
• KUNZITE - represents strength, conviction, determination, grace, and fairness
• KYANITE - a bridge to aspired hopes and dreams, connects mind and matter
• LABRADORITE - inner strength, attracts success, reduces anxiety, increases intuition, insight and creativity, slows aging process
• LAPIS LAZULI – highly sought after deep celestial blue gem of royalty, symbol of wisdom and truth, said to enhance understanding, associated with honesty, friendship, calm and success
• MAGNESITE - enhances meditation, fosters love, desire, crystallizes perceptions
• MOOKAITE - subdues worries about the future, supports the curios, adventurous
• MOONSTONE - draws and protects true love, fosters tenderness, engenders success, nurtures inspiration, strengthens objectivity, creativity
• MOSS AGATE - prized by warriors, harmonizes emotional energy, powerful agate conveys wealth, friendships, good health
• MOTHER OF PEARL –called a lovers’ stone, harmony, balance, calming, bolsters intuition, tender feelings
• OBSIDIAN - decisiveness, calm, receptive to positive forces, boosts confidence
• ONYX - protective stone against stress, banishes grief, brings happiness, aids vigor and balance, objectivity
• PEARLS - symbols of love, harmony with natural world, intuition, soft healing energy
• PERIDOT - healing, protects wearer, inner well being, serenity, harmony in relationships, courage
• PREHNITE - symbol of love without limits, enhances intuition, sense of purpose
• PYRITE - attracts money, fosters intelligence, logic, diminishes negative energies, boosts memory
• QUARTZ – beneficial for health and wellbeing, psychic protector, valued in many cultures worldwide
• RHODONITE - fosters self esteem, helps achieve potential, dispels worry, confusion, attracts love, brings calm
• ROSE QUARTZ - soothing, protection, fortifies body strength & mental energy, healing, attracts love and friendship
• RUBY - character building, decision making, wisdom, a noble stone of power
• RUBY ZOISITE - draws positive energies, supports thought process, mental stamina
• RUTILATED QUARTZ - ignites the heart, kindles the soul, draws positive energies
• SAPPHIRE - a stone of destiny, instills hope, wisdom, gemstone of truth, honor, justice, fidelity, enhances joy
• SILVER - enhances patience, intuition, attracts money, draws energies of surrounding gemstones
• SMOKY QUARTZ - power stone, fosters positive thoughts, energy, calmness, minimizes negativity, heightens balance, fortifies relationships
• SUGILITE - uplifting, draws out pain, boosts inspiration, confidence, protects against anger
• SUNSHINE DRUZY - uplifting, emits optimism, joy, sparks energy, power
• TANZANITE - diminishes stress, eases change, boosts harmony, poise, composure, grace under pressure
• TIGER EYE – aids harmony and balance, clear thinking, gives courage, a stone of action
• TOPAZ - happiness, wealth, calm, boosts self-confidence, creativity, helps soothe physical pain
• TOURMALINATED QUARTZ - ignites the heart, kindles the soul, draws positive energies
• TOURMALINE - lucky, protective in all colors, helps healing, cheerfulness, confidence, serenity, happiness, crystallizes thinking, opens horizons
• TURQUOISE - major healing stone, soothing, powerful protector, attracts wealth, boosts creativity, success, popular, sacred since prehistoric times
• ZIRCON – helps insomnia, worries, boosts relaxation, calm, mental clarity, stamina, focus, confidence
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OLDIES AND GOODIES – I am happy to advise you that I have a second ETSY storefront at https://www.etsy.com/shop/favoritecollectibles.
FavoriteCollectibles offers genuine bakelite, celluloid and retro jewelry, plus many other notable vintage, antique, mid-century, and pre-owned treasures from the 1890s to the 1990s.
PLEASE NOTE: Shop Policies and Return Policies are different in my two storefronts. The individual Shop Policies page of each shop provides more specific details for your information.
Thank you for visiting FavoriteBlings. Hope to see you again soon!
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