laurenhandlerdesigns

Lauren Handler Designs Jewelry

Wisconsin, United States · 634 Sales

laurenhandlerdesigns

Lauren Handler Designs Jewelry

Wisconsin, United States 634 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   Thank you for stopping by my shop! Here you will find beautiful handmade jewelry each with their own unique style and personality! Please see below for a section guide.


***Holiday Shipping Deadlines - USPS
December 18 - Last day to order with First Class
December 20 - Last day to order with priority
December 23 - Last day to order with priority express by 4 PM
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SECTION GUIDE:
D R U Z Y: All druzy, geode and sliced agate necklaces or bracelets
E A R R I N G S: All of my earrings no matter what style - druzy, vida, lauren, etc.
K A T E Bracelets: Briolettes, rondelles or uniquely cut stones embedded in the chain/not moving freely around on the chain, as well as some beaded layering bracelets- bracelets
K A T E Necklace: Briolettes, rondelles or uniquely cut stones embedded in the chain/not moving freely around on the chain - necklaces
V I D A: Clusters of gemstones - necklaces & bracelet
H A L E Y: Rondelle and beaded necklaces, some may be doubled as bracelets
A M E L I A: Gemstones hanging and moving freely around delicate chain
Last Chance: sometimes jewelry needs to be refreshed, and if pieces don't sell for a discounted price in Last Chance I will break them up and make something new :)
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RETURNS REPAIRS REFUNDS etc.
If you don't like an item for any reason you can return it for repair, exchange or a full refund in the form of store credit (except shipping), no questions asked, no extra charges.

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All of my photos are taken using 100% natural sunlight --no sparkle lights or photo boxes used.
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Happy Shopping!


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Announcement
Last updated on Dec 15, 2015

Thank you for stopping by my shop! Here you will find beautiful handmade jewelry each with their own unique style and personality! Please see below for a section guide.


***Holiday Shipping Deadlines - USPS
December 18 - Last day to order with First Class
December 20 - Last day to order with priority
December 23 - Last day to order with priority express by 4 PM
_____
SECTION GUIDE:
D R U Z Y: All druzy, geode and sliced agate necklaces or bracelets
E A R R I N G S: All of my earrings no matter what style - druzy, vida, lauren, etc.
K A T E Bracelets: Briolettes, rondelles or uniquely cut stones embedded in the chain/not moving freely around on the chain, as well as some beaded layering bracelets- bracelets
K A T E Necklace: Briolettes, rondelles or uniquely cut stones embedded in the chain/not moving freely around on the chain - necklaces
V I D A: Clusters of gemstones - necklaces & bracelet
H A L E Y: Rondelle and beaded necklaces, some may be doubled as bracelets
A M E L I A: Gemstones hanging and moving freely around delicate chain
Last Chance: sometimes jewelry needs to be refreshed, and if pieces don't sell for a discounted price in Last Chance I will break them up and make something new :)
_____
RETURNS REPAIRS REFUNDS etc.
If you don't like an item for any reason you can return it for repair, exchange or a full refund in the form of store credit (except shipping), no questions asked, no extra charges.

_____
All of my photos are taken using 100% natural sunlight --no sparkle lights or photo boxes used.
_____
Happy Shopping!


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Lauren Handler Lemieux

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Lauren Handler Lemieux

Pyrite bracelet - gold bracelet - K A T E 133
US$30.00
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About

Instead of going corporate, I went ETSY!

When I was 13 I went to Canyon Ranch with my mother in Tucson, AZ. At nighttime they had various activities, and one night we went to a beading class. I learned how to use a crimp bead and make a simple bracelet. I was hooked. When we got home I swapped out my elastic and seed bead collection for beading wire and crimp beads. For the next year or so I took all of the money I made babysitting and went to Michael's and local bead stores to stock up on beads.

When my mom recognized that this was more than just a hobby she took me to the international gem show. It was so overwhelming! I went from looking at small containers of beads to tables and tables covered with gemstones I had never even heard of!

Before I knew it I had a huge inventory of made jewelry, and my mom helped me sign up for the local sidewalk sale. I just had a little fold up table with a table cloth. I printed all of the tags at home and cut them with 'fancy scissors', and Lauren Handler Designs was born. The first day I sold everything I had put out. I went home that evening and was up all night making more jewelry so I wouldn't have an empty table.

After the sidewalk sale I began doing benefits and other sidewalk sales, at the same time I was a high school student and played two varsity sports.

I taught myself to work with chain, wire, make earrings, etc., I was eager to experiment and embrace my favorite hobby. When I started college my jewelry became a winter/summer job, until my junior year when I decided to open an ETSY shop.

I figured it would be a way to continue Lauren Handler Designs during the school year when I didn't have too much free time outside of class. I began selling jewelry all over world, which was something I never thought I would be able to do. I love to think about people wearing my jewelry while walking along the beach in Australia or down the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

After graduation Lauren Handler Designs moved from the heart of Chicago to a small town outside of Atlanta. There aren't many marketing or advertising firms down here, so I didn't know what to do for a post graduation career. My husband has always been so supportive of Lauren Handler Designs, and by his suggestion I have become a full time jewelry designer.

I never looked at Lauren Handler Designs as something I would do full time, I knew it would always be there, but I thought I would have to have a nine to five job and LHD would just be a hobby. Now, I get to make jewelry full time.

We are now even moving to a bigger house so I can have a real 'office/studio'!!!! Until now I have always taken over the family room! Right now I have my packing center in the dining room, photo center in the family room, my work in progress tray in the family room, my supplies in the guest bedroom closet and my made jewelry on my husbands desk. It's my organized chaos, and I will finally be able to have my own room to take over!

Lauren Handler Designs continues to grow and evolve, but I always stay true to what I started with: I will not make a piece of jewelry that I would not wear myself.

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  • Lauren Handler Lemieux

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Design, Production, Marketing, Photography, You Name It, I Do It!

    I have degrees in PR & Advertising and Communication Studies & Media, and instead of going corporate, I went ETSY!! I love to play tennis and swim. My favorite vacation was to Bora Bora. And my favorite food is sushi.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 6, 2014
Thank you for stopping by my shop!

Please send me a message if you have any questions or comments, and check out my profile to learn a little bit about me :)

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payment is all done via PayPal, unless you have purchased/received a gift certificate. If you have a gift certificate please select other for checking out and follow instructions of certificate. Payment is not complete until you receive your PayPal receipt.

If you are using a coupon code please enter it on the Etsy website during checkout for the discount - then pay the discounted rate through PayPal.
Shipping
Domestic Shipping: Items are shipped USPS First Class within 1-3 business days from the payment date, please note that I do the best to get them out within 24 hours.
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Everywhere Else Shipping: I ship overseas Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you want priority or express shipping just send me a message and I will send an invoice.
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Insurance: If you would like insurance on domestic shipping, please contact me and I will send an updated invoice with additional cost. Please ensure that your address is up to date on both your Etsy and Paypal accounts.
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Shipping confirmation or tracking number: All purchases $50 and up include a shipping confirmation. If you want a shipping confirmation please purchase the upgrade from the shipping section of my shop.
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Priority shipping: I am always happy to ship items by priority or expedited mail. If you require priority or expedited mail, please purchase the shipping upgrade.
Refunds and Exchanges
RETURNS REPAIRS REFUNDS etc.

If you don't like an item for any reason you can return it for repair, exchange or a full refund in the form of store credit (store credit must be within 2 weeks - except shipping), no questions asked, no extra charges.

Please contact me if you would like to return an item. Item must return in perfect condition and in original packaging in order to issue a full refund. I recommend shipping with delivery confirmation.

*** All the custom/bulk orders are not refundable***
Additional policies and FAQs
I want everyone to be happy with the pieces they bought from me. Please contact me directly if there is any problem with your purchases before you leave your feedback so that I can make your shopping experience a happy one. There is always a way to work things out :)

Sale item of the week: Every week a couple new items are on sale for one week only, you may not use any coupon codes with these items.

Reserved Listings: These are listings reserved for specific etsy shoppers, please do not purchase without contacting me. And if you would like to reserve an item just send me a message :)

Wholesale inquiries are welcome, just send me a convo and we can discuss the details.