FindingYourElement

Fine Vintage Brass Components, Beads, Stones & Cameos

Granite Bay, California
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Announcement    I've purchased a significant inventory of Miriam Haskell Russian Gold Plate and Raw brass filigrees. Please be aware that at this time most all of my Haskell pieces that I've listed are UNSIGNED. I've had a few buyer's ask for unfinished signed pieces. I've been having difficulty listing my signed pieces due to ethical issues of my own. I would NOT want any buyer to RESELL these as signed original Haskell's once they've been embellished. I will eventually resell these signed pieces as my inventory is rather large but for now, I have not arrived at that place.

PLEASE carefully read the description provided for each listing. I've had buyers who purchase based solely on the pictures. Pictures can often be unintentionally deceiving and will not show all of the flaws when buying vintage. The descriptions are provided with details that may not be seen in the pictures such as patina, tiny chips, blotchy foiling, bubbles in the glass (which ALL glass have), etc. If in doubt, please ask questions! All questions will be answered in less than 24 hrs. Thank you.

Please Note: I have discontinued shipping internationally with the current exception of Japan, until an issue arises. I am shipping to previous in good standing customers ONLY this includes a few other customers who are not in Japan. Please send me a convo if there are any questions. Read below...

***Temporarily Suspended*** Many INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LOCATIONS*** Due to the Pandemic and the interference to our U.S. postal services, I have temporarily discontinued shipping to MANY international countries. I apologize for any inconvenience. As a result of the aforementioned, shipping was taking a week or longer to arrive to their U.S. destinations or not being delivered at all. Please keep this in mind when ordering and to allow additional time for your packages to arrive. My typical turn around time once an order is placed is less than 24 hrs.

U.S. SHIPPING INCREASED RATES. Please note that the listed standard shipping within the U.S. is now $4.25 for up to 4 oz. plus .25 ea additional purchase U.S. or .50 ea international. This barely covers an average package from California to the East Coast. International shipping is now $18.50 as a base rate to Japan and $19.50 to Australia. Any significant overages will be refunded. Customs fees apply during entrance into your country.

NO SAME DAY RUSH ORDERS!!! I will no longer accept rush orders. If you purchase an item and want it rushed, I will be forced to refund your purchase! I cannot be responsible for an item not arriving on time! I have no control over the Post Office. It is often an unreasonable request placed upon a seller. I apologize in advance. Thank you, Lori

As a professional courtesy, please contact me PRIOR to leaving feedback if you are dissatisfied with any item(s) so that I can work with you in remedying any problems. Please allow me the courtesy to respond to all correspondence within 24 hrs.

Please read my announcement below as well as my Policy page for guidelines regarding Vintage Brass patinas, refunds, dissatisfaction and lost packages.

***Vintage brass patinas can vary depending on the age and storage of the piece. Vintage glass are almost never perfect also due to age and storage. Please keep in mind the following:

✿The true color of my items may vary on different computers or in different light so if you need additional photos taken in different lighting, please let me know.

✿Raw brass items – The patina of raw vintage brass can differ from one piece to the next so the pictures are not always representative of what you will receive although I try my best to provide you with the most even patina of each piece.

✿Vintage glass items will invariably come with small chips, discoloration and at times, foreign objects embedded within the glass since the manufacturing processes of the time were not as regulated as they are now.

Again please email me if the above are of a concern. If you are dissatisfied with ANY item in your order, please contact me PRIOR to leaving feedback. As my customer you are my #1 business priority and happy customers = a happy shop owner!

I sell mostly vintage American made brass and glass beads/cameos made in Japan, Czechoslovakia or Germany. I also carry some vintage resin/plastic pieces.

If you love to incorporate vintage components into your jewelry designs or any design, this will be a treasure hunt!!!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!

Have fun viewing!!!

FindingYourElement
SRAJD Etsy Team Member

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 11, 2023

I've purchased a significant inventory of Miriam Haskell Russian Gold Plate and Raw brass filigrees. Please be aware that at this time most all of my Haskell pieces that I've listed are UNSIGNED. I've had a few buyer's ask for unfinished signed pieces. I've been having difficulty listing my signed pieces due to ethical issues of my own. I would NOT want any buyer to RESELL these as signed original Haskell's once they've been embellished. I will eventually resell these signed pieces as my inventory is rather large but for now, I have not arrived at that place.

PLEASE carefully read the description provided for each listing. I've had buyers who purchase based solely on the pictures. Pictures can often be unintentionally deceiving and will not show all of the flaws when buying vintage. The descriptions are provided with details that may not be seen in the pictures such as patina, tiny chips, blotchy foiling, bubbles in the glass (which ALL glass have), etc. If in doubt, please ask questions! All questions will be answered in less than 24 hrs. Thank you.

Please Note: I have discontinued shipping internationally with the current exception of Japan, until an issue arises. I am shipping to previous in good standing customers ONLY this includes a few other customers who are not in Japan. Please send me a convo if there are any questions. Read below...

***Temporarily Suspended*** Many INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LOCATIONS*** Due to the Pandemic and the interference to our U.S. postal services, I have temporarily discontinued shipping to MANY international countries. I apologize for any inconvenience. As a result of the aforementioned, shipping was taking a week or longer to arrive to their U.S. destinations or not being delivered at all. Please keep this in mind when ordering and to allow additional time for your packages to arrive. My typical turn around time once an order is placed is less than 24 hrs.

U.S. SHIPPING INCREASED RATES. Please note that the listed standard shipping within the U.S. is now $4.25 for up to 4 oz. plus .25 ea additional purchase U.S. or .50 ea international. This barely covers an average package from California to the East Coast. International shipping is now $18.50 as a base rate to Japan and $19.50 to Australia. Any significant overages will be refunded. Customs fees apply during entrance into your country.

NO SAME DAY RUSH ORDERS!!! I will no longer accept rush orders. If you purchase an item and want it rushed, I will be forced to refund your purchase! I cannot be responsible for an item not arriving on time! I have no control over the Post Office. It is often an unreasonable request placed upon a seller. I apologize in advance. Thank you, Lori

As a professional courtesy, please contact me PRIOR to leaving feedback if you are dissatisfied with any item(s) so that I can work with you in remedying any problems. Please allow me the courtesy to respond to all correspondence within 24 hrs.

Please read my announcement below as well as my Policy page for guidelines regarding Vintage Brass patinas, refunds, dissatisfaction and lost packages.

***Vintage brass patinas can vary depending on the age and storage of the piece. Vintage glass are almost never perfect also due to age and storage. Please keep in mind the following:

✿The true color of my items may vary on different computers or in different light so if you need additional photos taken in different lighting, please let me know.

✿Raw brass items – The patina of raw vintage brass can differ from one piece to the next so the pictures are not always representative of what you will receive although I try my best to provide you with the most even patina of each piece.

✿Vintage glass items will invariably come with small chips, discoloration and at times, foreign objects embedded within the glass since the manufacturing processes of the time were not as regulated as they are now.

Again please email me if the above are of a concern. If you are dissatisfied with ANY item in your order, please contact me PRIOR to leaving feedback. As my customer you are my #1 business priority and happy customers = a happy shop owner!

I sell mostly vintage American made brass and glass beads/cameos made in Japan, Czechoslovakia or Germany. I also carry some vintage resin/plastic pieces.

If you love to incorporate vintage components into your jewelry designs or any design, this will be a treasure hunt!!!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!

Have fun viewing!!!

FindingYourElement
SRAJD Etsy Team Member

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About FindingYourElement

Sales 22,735
On Etsy since 2008

A Seedling in the Wind

Growing up as a dependent in the U.S. Air Force, my family and I moved every 2 years. We lived in Hawaii, Guam, Japan and across the United States but overall mostly in California. Having very little roots and nowhere to really call home as a child, I felt as if I were a seedling floating about in the wind. When we retired and settled in the San Francisco Bay Area, my seedling was finally able to softly root itself and grow. After many, many years, I have found that my interests as a child of creating things and watching my mom create Japanese dolls, flower arrange and crochet, and living in a different country has exposed me to the sights, sounds and aromas that I would not have otherwise experienced. All of these life experiences have molded me and continue to mold me into who I am today and what I see as treasures thus can offer to you today in my etsy stores.

Please also visit my other store at https://www.etsy.com/shop/OldSoulAdornments for vintage/antique jewelry and a few of my creations.

***SRAJD ~ Self Representing Artist Jewelry Design member

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  • FindingYourElement

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    Former Graphic Designer now a happy stay at home-maker!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 23, 2023
This shop sells mostly VINTAGE raw brass stampings and filigrees as well as vintage glass cabs and beads. If an item is newer, it will be noted in the listing. Please be aware that many vintage brass items have an uneven patina due to air exposure, age and storage. They will not be shiny and new in appearance. Also, glass cabs and beads will likely be off a bit in their measurement and the reason why many of my listings will say APPROX OR APPROXIMATELY in regards to their size. This is the nature of vintage items and the manufacturing processes at the time of production.

Most items are returnable at buyer's expense if you are not completely satisfied. Please see additional information below regarding my refund policies.

Please shop at your leisure and if you have anything in particular that you are searching for, please email us. We will do our best to see if we have something that may be of interest.

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Cancellations: accepted

Request a cancellation: within 2 hours of purchase