FireAndZen

Artisan Jewelry & Journals

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · 394 Sales

FireAndZen

Artisan Jewelry & Journals

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 394 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(186)

Announcement   After a year-long break, I am re-opening my shop under a new name, Fire and Zen, which combines all of my artistic work in one place! You will find one of a kind jewelry designed using vintage and new pieces, as well as my hand-bound journals on a seasonal basis.

A note about the materials I use: I love using vintage, and antique components and beads, for their exceptional quality, and their rarity, mixing them up with modern materials to create something beautiful that feels good to wear.

I only use brass, and plated brass, as well as other high quality metals such as sterling, wherever possible, and always lead-free pewter. My pieces are nickle-free, and contain no zinc, iron, or alloys. My jewelry is not recommended for children under the age of 14.

I hope you enjoy your visit and thanks for looking!

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 15, 2017

After a year-long break, I am re-opening my shop under a new name, Fire and Zen, which combines all of my artistic work in one place! You will find one of a kind jewelry designed using vintage and new pieces, as well as my hand-bound journals on a seasonal basis.

A note about the materials I use: I love using vintage, and antique components and beads, for their exceptional quality, and their rarity, mixing them up with modern materials to create something beautiful that feels good to wear.

I only use brass, and plated brass, as well as other high quality metals such as sterling, wherever possible, and always lead-free pewter. My pieces are nickle-free, and contain no zinc, iron, or alloys. My jewelry is not recommended for children under the age of 14.

I hope you enjoy your visit and thanks for looking!

Kristen Evans

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Kristen Evans

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5 out of 5 stars
(186)
rebeccacrk3

rebeccacrk3 on May 8, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

When I received this item, I was surprised by the absolutely beautiful way it was packaged inside the delivery envelope. I was ecstatic when I opened this lovely package and found the gorgeous necklace inside! Kris had changed the chain size, as I had requested, and it was perfect for me. The crystal was flawless and the chain enhanced its beauty. It was a great purchase!

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About

A little Fire and a little Zen

I have two passions in my artistic world - jewelry and hand-bound books. One adds a little fire, and the other helps add a little reflection, a little Zen. I have been a working artist for 15 years, and from the beginning, I loved the unique challenges of working with vintage materials.

Much of my jewelry incorporates rare glass stones, old chain, original brass stampings, and hand-set rhinestones, combined with new components, to give it a unique twist. Searching out rare and unique, high-quality materials is part of the real joy I get from designing, and nothing makes me smile like finding an 1890s locket, just waiting to be used.

On the Zen side, once or twice a year or so, I dig into my stash of vintage and antique books waiting for a new life (generally missing pages, spines, and showing their age) and create hand-bound journals. My journals have been in galleries and shows in Atlanta, and Handmade Arcade here in Pittsburgh.

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  • Kristen Evans

    Owner

    My name is Kristen and I am the owner, artist and designer behind Fire and Zen. I call Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania home now after 13 years in Atlanta.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 15, 2017
Welcome to Fire and Zen! I have a passion for working with vintage components and mixing them with new pieces to create jewelry that is fresh as well as timeless.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
PAYMENT METHODS: Paypal, Etsy direct payments, and Etsy gift cards.

SPECIAL/CUSTOM ORDERS: Turnaround time varies. 50% of the total is due at the time the order is placed. Convo me for details.

SALES TAX: I collect Pennsylvania Sales Tax.

RESERVING: I can reserve listings for up to 24 hours. If you need a longer period, please contact me.

CUSTOMS POLICY: all duties/tariffs/customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer.
Shipping
All domestic and Int'l shipping is based on weight. Refunds are issued for any overpayment.


INTERNATIONAL:
I ship First Class Int'l Package due to cost of international shipping for the customer. If you would like PRIORITY or GLOBAL EXPRESS, just let me know, and I can let you know the amount of the difference.

Please be SURE that the address listed on your PAYPAL or ETSY account (however you paid) is CURRENT, as that is what is used when I ship your purchase.

Insurance is available on request for purchases under $100. I add it automatically to all purchases over $100.

CUSTOMS- I declare actual value on all purchases. Customer is responsible for all taxes and tariffs incurred in customs.
Refunds and Exchanges
I handle refunds and exchanges on a case by case basis, and ask that you contact me if you are unhappy or have any concerns as I do want happy, satisfied customers.