HoboGirls

vintage and handmade jewelry for contemporary people

California, United States · 1652 Sales

HoboGirls

vintage and handmade jewelry for contemporary people

California, United States 1652 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(1098)
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HoboGirls

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Announcement   Vintage and handmade jewelry: rings, pendants, earrings, brooches. From funky to refined; unique to traditional classics.

Thanks for stopping by my little jewelry counter. I LOVE jewelry, and think it's one of life's little pleasures. Hope you like my selection, and find something really cool among my treasures.

Hey Californians! I'll pay the sales tax on your purchases. How nice is that?

Payment is due at the time of checkout. Are you new to Etsy? Welcome, and have fun browsing! Here's a straightforward tutorial on how to purchase and pay:

http://www.etsy.com/help/article/339

check out my other shop for cool and funky home decor!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/hobogirlshome

and the destash shop, which occasionally has items:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/cattywompusvintage

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Last updated on Jun 7, 2016

Vintage and handmade jewelry: rings, pendants, earrings, brooches. From funky to refined; unique to traditional classics.

Thanks for stopping by my little jewelry counter. I LOVE jewelry, and think it's one of life's little pleasures. Hope you like my selection, and find something really cool among my treasures.

Hey Californians! I'll pay the sales tax on your purchases. How nice is that?

Payment is due at the time of checkout. Are you new to Etsy? Welcome, and have fun browsing! Here's a straightforward tutorial on how to purchase and pay:

http://www.etsy.com/help/article/339

check out my other shop for cool and funky home decor!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/hobogirlshome

and the destash shop, which occasionally has items:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/cattywompusvintage

HoboGirls

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1098)
Lindsay

Lindsay on Aug 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is a really lovely, simple ring. Very sturdy and in good condition and was a steal of a price. A great addition to my collection. Very prompt shipping, thank you!

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About

You can't have too much jewelry . . .

That's what I always say. After all, it's not like it takes up a lot of space, right? I can't help but admire the skill, creativity, and workmanship that went into the making of a beautiful piece of jewelry. I've loved jewelry since I was a little kid.

And now I'm making jewelry! I'm very excited to present my handmade items to you. I love working with metal, and the result is so satisfying.

I still enjoy the thrill of the hunt when it comes to finding vintage treasures. My weekends are devoted to finding, cleaning, and researching old, unusual, and beautiful jewelry pieces that are found at flea markets, auctions, estate sales, salvage stores, tag sales . . . the coolest items show up in the oddest places. I especially like odd, funky, out-of-the ordinary jewelry. (But don't get me wrong: I also appreciate classic and elegant jewelry.)

My day job is in the publishing field. When I come home in the evening, I go to my home studio, and fire up the torch, and get out the texturing hammers. The cats watch (from a safe distance).

Check out my sister's shop for gorgeous vintage/estate jewelry: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MurSadies

My daughter, the younger HoboGirl, has been toted around to various flea markets and shops since she was a baby, all through her toddler and into her youngster years.

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Shop policies

Last updated on July 15, 2015
I want your Hobo experience to be pleasant and fun. I love what I present here on Etsy, and I'm glad you decided to stop by and browse.

I've loved jewelry since I was very young. I've collected many interesting and unusual pieces over the years.

And now I've taken it a step further: I've started to make jewelry! I'm very pleased to present to you my handmade designs.

My vintage items are carefully and thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. I know this takes extra effort and time, but I truly enjoy cleaning old jewelry to see the lovely design and pattern emerge from years of tarnish.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
Payment
I accept PayPal, direct checkout with your credit card, check or money order. I appreciate immediate payment directly after your commitment to purchase. If you can't pay within 24 hours, please notify me.

If you wish to pay by check or money order, please contact me to arrange payment details. Item will be shipped when your check or money order has cleared.
Shipping
Shipping will be by U.S. Postal Service. I can usually ship your item within 24-48 hours (unless you order on a Saturday; then your item will be shipped on Monday). I pack items carefully so they arrive in your mailbox in excellent shape.

Delivery confirmation (tracking) is included in the shipping cost for domestic (U.S.) shipping.

International orders are welcome. How neat to think some of our items are going to someone on another continent! Please check your country's policies on customs duties, VAT, etc. The customer is responsible for any additional fees charged by your postal service for customs. And sorry, no, I cannot and will not ship this as a gift.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want my customers to be happy with their purchases. I understand it's sometimes difficult to shop using photos and written descriptions. So, if you receive your Hobo item and find that I've not described it accurately, or the photo was not clear, then please contact me within three days of receiving to arrange for a refund or exchange.

Also, if you find that you absolutely dislike the item (hope not!), please contact me within three days to arrange for a refund or exchange.

NOTE: for my HANDMADE EARRINGS: if you wish to return or exchange any of my *handmade* earrings, the following fees will apply:
POST EARRINGS: $4.00 to remove and replace with brand-new posts
HOOK EARRINGS: $4.00 to remove and replace with brand-new hooks

However, I cannot reimburse shipping costs unless I've made a serious error in the item's description.