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About LeChouChou

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Le Chou Chou bijoux®

Hi! My name is Paola, I'm a goldsmith and jewellery designer.
I was born in Italy near the city of Naples, which has a great tradition of handcrafted jewellery and miniatures (there is the famous "street of cribs", via San Gregorio Armeno).

I had my first encounter with the fascinating world of jewelry when I was a child, during an archaeological exhibition where I saw the jewels found under the ashes of the Vesuvius. They survived not only to people, but also most of the artworks and buildings: with a great symbolic and economic value and a small size, they were the principal objects that all the people took while were fleeing.

For me, a jewel is “portable art”.

After the high school I learned the art of the coral carving at the Art Institute of Torre del Greco.
For three years I studied jewelry design at the largest jewelry center in southern Italy (the "Tarì" of Marcianise, near Caserta).
In 2012 I attended a course about resin jewelry in Florence, at the Alchimia School, with the designer Yoko Shimizu.

My work was featured on websites, magazines and newspapers (take a look: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.102272823182.90630.99529298182)

I hope that my work will communicate the joy that I feel when I make my creations.

If you want to know more or just say hello, or if you need some information, feel free to contact me with convo or email: info [!at] lechouchou.it


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  • Paola

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Shipping

    Hi! My name is Paola, I'm a goldsmith and jewellery designer. I was born in Italy near the city of Naples, which has a great tradition of handcrafted jewellery and miniatures.

  • Amedeo


    I'm Paola's best friend. I help her to be always happy and fit, so her work is better. Cheers!

Shop policies

Last updated on August 21, 2011
my name is Paola, I am originally from the beautiful Naples, a city with a great tradition of handmade jewelry and miniatures.
I am a proud member of the Etsy Team Italy since 2009.

Le Chou Chou bijoux™ is my brand of handmade jewelry: it is a trademark and I'm very proud of that, this is my only and official work.
I bless all my customers, they give me my bread and butter. Thank you everyone!

Visit my profile to know more about me and my work, and feel free to contact me anytime for any sort of information.

Email: info(at)lechouchou.it
Website: www.lechouchou.it

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Accepted payment methods

Returns and exchanges
Just a note about glued items: I use an industrial glue very powerful, but remember that no amount of glue ensures a perfect and everlasting strength. Also many events, as the sudden temperature change, affect its stability.

If you received a wrong or damaged item, I will refund it to you; in other cases (theft etc.) I will not responsible.

PLEASE contact me immediately before leaving the feedback if you have any problem with your purchase when you receive it, I will be happy to help.
Customer satisfaction for me is the most important thing!
I accept only paypal.

I send my items packed in a cute velvet or satin pouch or a square box, depends on the item, good also as a gift wrap; they are mailed with a bubble wrap in a resistent cardboard box.


If you prefer to keep an eye on your parcel with the tracking number, you can request registered, signed for or insured mail, expecially for OOAK items (ask me BEFORE buy)
These are the medium costs for registered mail: it is a rough estimate, I will calculate it for you from time to time, depending on location and weight.

7.50 € (to Europe)
11.80 $ (to Usa,South America, Africa&Asia)
13.00 $ (to Oceania)
Other quotes on request.

12.60 € (to Europe)
12.60 € (to Europe non EU)
22.00 $ (to Usa)
Other quotes on request.

ONLY with registered mail, additional items are shipped for FREE! (Items need to be shipped jointly) and you will get a lovely free gift!

I make shipments every two-three days (if you don't live in Europe, please remember the time zone).

PLEASE REMEMBER: international shipping can take anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks, especially during the holidays: if you have to make a gift, remember to do it at the right time!
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesalers are welcome!
I offer a 50% discount on the prices you see in my store, just contact me.
I have actually retailers in Italy and Switzerland , see my website www.lechouchou.it for details.

All my creations are protected and registered by Copyright-all rights reserved ©
Beware of imitations!

Remember: handmade creations may have minor imperfections (for example, some imprint or some dust may remain on polymer clay).

If my store is open, I will answer within a couple of hours.
Remember that I am in Italy and consider the time zone.

I will leave my feedback after receiving that of buyer; if you are not satisfied, write to me before leaving feedback and we will try to solve the problem.
I am writing regarding my items very clear informations, be sure to read and see the pictures carefully.

Most of my items have little parts, they could be taken for candies by little children and accidentally swallowed, be carefull!