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Note from shop owner Thanks for your interest in Handcrafted by Heather! At this time I (Heather) am no longer taking orders for the foreseeable future.

If you have an issue with your previous order, please EMAIL ME DIRECTLY and I'll respond ASAP.
HCbyHeatherAlexander [!at] Gmail.com

Thank you!
♥ Heather

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Dec 27, 2021

Thanks for your interest in Handcrafted by Heather! At this time I (Heather) am no longer taking orders for the foreseeable future.

If you have an issue with your previous order, please EMAIL ME DIRECTLY and I'll respond ASAP.
HCbyHeatherAlexander [!at] Gmail.com

Thank you!
♥ Heather

Heather Alexander

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Heather Alexander


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About HCbyHeatherAlexander

Sales 1,046
On Etsy since 2010

Moving Forward & Support systems

My shop started the day I walked out of my corporate job. I couldn't take the hum-drum mindless meaningless work, and for my sanity's sake, I needed time freedom.

I've always been crafty- I come from a very crafty family. My grandmother was the sewer, knitter, and quilter. My cousins are the scrapbookers, designers and engineers. My mother has a great eye for color and decor. One of my aunts make gorgeous floral arrangements and refinishes antique furniture, and my other aunt makes jewelry!

The encouragement to start my own business with my crafting skills came from my late grandfather. He was a brilliant carpenter, and always did an impeccable job at his work. I've never heard in all my life a bad word about his work, or his character. I hope to be like him one day. He had everyone rooting against him to do his own thing, but he shut out the negativity and kept moving forward. Whenever I get down and out about building my craft and jewelry business, I remember that if Grandpa could do, I sure as heck can too!

I have a great support system with my parents, my husband, and my kids- this didn't come easily though. I, too, shut out the negative comments and kept moving forward because I knew THIS is what makes ME happy. This is what I NEED to do in my life. With that positive outlook and the 'get out of my way' attitude I've kept since starting Handcrafted by Heather in 2010, the naysayers have finally gotten on board, and it's a really great feeling!!

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Shop members

  • Heather Alexander

    Owner, Designer, Customer Service

    Christian wife, work from home momma, Gemini, craftmaker and network marketing professional. Heather has been creating and crafting things since she was still in diapers. She loves living in the Finger Lakes area + is inspired by nature ♥

Shop policies

Last updated on April 29, 2022
My philosophy is simple - Do what you love, love what you do, and you may as well get paid for doing it. I LOVE making jewelry (amongst MANY other crafting things) and I LOVE natural high-grade stones. I was never into gold, silver or other metals when I was younger, but I’ve always had a special admiration for stones, pearls, and shiny things. However, as I’ve matured, I’ve come to appreciate high-quality gold and Sterling silver. A new found lust is Hill Tribe Silver- which is 95-99% pure silver! (Sterling is about 93% pure silver) Good stuff. I’ve noticed that adding bits of these precious metals in with my high-grade stones really brings out the quality in both the stones and the metals.

I hope you can find that special something that you are looking for, whether it’s for you or a loved one. If you’re looking for something specific and can’t find it here, please email me or contact me because I do welcome custom orders with open arms.

Thank you for stopping by my shop. Enjoy your day!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Since I use high quality materials to make my jewelry damage is unlikely. However, there is this ugly little thing called human error so if something does go wrong with one of the pieces you’ve purchased from me please let me know so I can fix it for you. I want you to be able to enjoy my jewelry pieces for a long time.

Normal wear and tear: I can fix pieces that have been damaged because of normal everyday wear and tear, but I will charge a small fee.

Jewelers Error: That’s MY bad! If your piece breaks because of my error please inform me of this ASAP by way of email so we can get it fixed and back to you for no charge, up to 30 days. After that, I will charge a small fee.

Otherwise let me know of the situation and we’ll discuss a solution :-)

Email: HandcraftedbyHeather [!at] ymail.com
We accept credit cards via Etsy direct checkout + Etsy Gift cards!

We accept gift certificates- please contact me BEFORE you check out with your Gift Certificate code, amount, and expiration date.

Custom Orders: Buyer is responsible for payment in full up front. Contact me with your request, I will follow up with the price if different than the listing, and create a listing for you.
I ship using United States Postal Service 1st Class Mail. Priority Mail and Express Mail are available as well- please check each listing for availability. Delivery Confirmation is included! Will ship within 3 business days unless stated otherwise in item description.

Once your order leaves my hands it's no longer my responsibility. Sometimes, things get lost or stolen- which is sad, but it happens every now and again. If you for whatever reason don't receive your item, my heart will break for you, however, I cannot be held responsible for the item. You're more than welcome to take it up with your local Post Office :D

Custom order production time does NOT include shipping time. Please plan accordingly. If you have a deadline please let me know during checkout, however, be aware that all of my products are ready to ship unless specified otherwise.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: I will ship outside of the United States for flat rates! Please visit each listing for pricing. Customs forms will be marked as merchandise for the amount of your jewelry. International packages are shipped on Mondays unless Monday is a holiday then they'll be taken to the post office the next business day. Buyer is responsible for all customs fees.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders- I welcome them with open arms, so please convo me if you would like something special for yourself or for a loved one.

Specs: With your special request please send the following info, if applicable: color(s), size or length, your budget, the occasion, any other info that you feel I should know to create your one of kind piece.

Thank you for your interest!

You can also email me special requests at Handcraftedbyheather [!at] ymail.com