Liv4Friendship

handmade string friendship bracelets

Bloomington, Minnesota | 147 Sales

Liv4Friendship

handmade string friendship bracelets

Bloomington, Minnesota 147 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   Welcome to Liv4Friendship!

Staying connected to friends and loved ones is important, and there’s no more fashionable way than through personalized friendship bracelets!  Or maybe you want to show support for a special cause, friend, or family member. Handmade friendship bracelets are a simple, yet striking way to show your love and support for any person or cause that your heart desires. These tokens of friendship make us feel like there's always someone by our side, even when we’re far apart. Pick from the various patterns and colors listed here, or make these special bracelets even more unique by customizing them! (Custom options only offered on select styles.)

The tradition of giving friendship bracelets has been around for many years, and the memories and stories that go with them never get old. Some believe in the legend that you can make a wish on the bracelet when you put it on, and when it wears out and falls off the wish will come true.

**HOLIDAY SHIPPING DATES**
The following dates are the last days to order to help ensure that your bracelets will be delivered by Christmas, Dec. 25th. Make sure you check the estimated shipping times in the listings. Any orders made after these dates are not guaranteed Christmas delivery. If you have questions, you can message me.
Last day to order for U.S. orders: Dec. 5th
Last day to order for International orders: Nov. 30th
Last day to order for Military/APO/FPO: Dec. 1st

**Want to save 20% on your order right now? Just sign up for my email list and I'll send you a coupon code that you can use for anything in this shop! Email subscribers will also be sent exclusive discounts and more shop info that you won't find anywhere else! Go to http://eepurl.com/007RP to sign up!**

If you have any questions please see the 'Policies' section or feel free to send me a message.
Live For Friendship, and you will have friendships for life! :-)

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 28, 2018

Welcome to Liv4Friendship!

Staying connected to friends and loved ones is important, and there’s no more fashionable way than through personalized friendship bracelets!  Or maybe you want to show support for a special cause, friend, or family member. Handmade friendship bracelets are a simple, yet striking way to show your love and support for any person or cause that your heart desires. These tokens of friendship make us feel like there's always someone by our side, even when we’re far apart. Pick from the various patterns and colors listed here, or make these special bracelets even more unique by customizing them! (Custom options only offered on select styles.)

The tradition of giving friendship bracelets has been around for many years, and the memories and stories that go with them never get old. Some believe in the legend that you can make a wish on the bracelet when you put it on, and when it wears out and falls off the wish will come true.

**HOLIDAY SHIPPING DATES**
The following dates are the last days to order to help ensure that your bracelets will be delivered by Christmas, Dec. 25th. Make sure you check the estimated shipping times in the listings. Any orders made after these dates are not guaranteed Christmas delivery. If you have questions, you can message me.
Last day to order for U.S. orders: Dec. 5th
Last day to order for International orders: Nov. 30th
Last day to order for Military/APO/FPO: Dec. 1st

**Want to save 20% on your order right now? Just sign up for my email list and I'll send you a coupon code that you can use for anything in this shop! Email subscribers will also be sent exclusive discounts and more shop info that you won't find anywhere else! Go to http://eepurl.com/007RP to sign up!**

If you have any questions please see the 'Policies' section or feel free to send me a message.
Live For Friendship, and you will have friendships for life! :-)

Olivia B.

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Olivia B.

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Updates

In the process of adding more color combos for this split chevron design!
I now have two new awareness bracelets in my shop! Green and blue! Click the link to see them!
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About

Liv4Friendship's Story

Hello friends and welcome!
For the past 6 years, Liv4Friendship has been keeping friends and loved ones connected around the world by gifting handmade friendship bracelets. These loving-made bracelets are chosen by people like you who want to celebrate their best friendships, commemorate special occasions, and spread awareness to causes close at heart. I am all about spreading friendship, love, and happiness around the world. I include these values into my business.
Each friendship bracelet is handmade by me using cotton embroidery thread in my smoke-free, pet-free home in Bloomington, Minnesota. I pride myself in making great quality bracelets while offering great customer service.
So who am I?
I'm Olivia Boone, the sole owner/crafter of Liv4Friendship. Running my own craft business is a realized dream of mine that goes back to my teenage years. A friend of mine taught me how to make friendship bracelets in Jr. High. I even tried selling them for a short time with little success. Oh well!
Fast forward to six years ago, I was going through another typical summer of less hours and less pay from my school district day job. I had to borrow money from friends and family just to make ends meet. I needed to earn more money to support my family but I also wanted to be at home with my kids. I remembered my dream of running my own craft biz. I figured then was as good a time as any to start. In August of 2012, Liv4Friendship was started.
Since then, Liv4Friendship has grown into a well respected friendship bracelet business. I have a 5 star customer rating on Etsy.com. I sell the traditional candy stripe, chevron, and Chinese staircase bracelets as well as some more specialty designs. If you have a cause that you support (eg. cancer, suicide awareness) or have a loved one that deals with something, you can get an awareness ribbon bracelet based on your chosen cause. There's 11 available colors to choose from.
In September, 2018 I was accepted as a RAW artist from Rawartists.org and will be selling my bracelets at an upcoming artist showcase in Minneapolis.
To learn more about me and to keep up to date on new bracelets and special offers, you can follow me on Facebook and Instagram. I love connecting with others! Can't wait to see you there!
Remember to "Live for friendship!"

Shop members

  • Olivia B.

    Owner, Maker, Creator

    I'm a Minnesotan mom fulfilling my dream of running a craft business while earning money for my family and making a difference in the world. My other interests include music, genealogy, astronomy, astrology, and creative writing.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 4, 2018
Handcrafted string friendship bracelets make the perfect gifts for those awesome friends in your life. Whether it be a 'don't forget me!', or just to say 'thank you', friendship bracelets says it all. The tradition of macrame handcrafted friendship bracelets go back many years to Central America. Legend has it that you can make a wish when you put the bracelet on, and when the strings get old and fall off, your wish comes true!
We love to share stories about positive people, places, and quotes on our social media pages. Wanna stay connected? Look me up!
🖒Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/liv4friendship
🖒Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/liv4friendship
🖒Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/liv4friendship
🖒Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/liv4friendship
You can start by clicking the 'like' buttons by the shop banner!

Remember, live for friendship and you will have friendships for life! :)

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts 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: 21 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:
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
To prevent the need for a refund please read through all policies and the FAQs to answer any questions you may have BEFORE you order. This includes how to find the correct bracelet size. If anything isn't right with your order, contact me within 7 days of getting your order, and we'll work something out. This will be based on the estimated date given by the Post Office as to when you should receive your order. No refunds given after 7 days.
CUSTOM ORDERS: I don't give refunds but exchanges are possible. Send me a message within the 7 days of receiving it and you'll be asked to mail it back to me. You'll be responsible for postage. If it's in the same perfect condition, then I'll exchange it for what you want.
Payment
You can pay by credit card, Etsy gift card, or Paypal. See rules below concerning payment options.

CREDIT CARD: you can use it through Etsy Payments. Etsy shops do not receive your credit card information.

PAYPAL: You can sign in to your Paypal account and use those funds to pay for your order.

MINNESOTA CUSTOMERS: Because I'm in Minnesota I have to charge all Minnesotan orders with sales tax, according to state law. The tax is added to the retail price when you checkout.
Shipping
Shipping times differ depending on the listing, so check the listing. All bracelets are packaged in self-sealing clear bags that are compostable. Orders are mailed in a tan padded envelopes through U.S. Postal First Class mail within 3 days to 2 weeks of placing your order, depending on the listing. I add tracking to all U.S. orders and give you the tracking number when it's shipped out at no additional charge.
UK CUSTOMERS: I've been told it takes about 10 business days for orders to reach the UK. I can't track orders going overseas once it leaves the U.S.
Additional policies and FAQs
Q: HOW DO I KNOW MY WRIST SIZE?
A: Some bracelet listings have a predetermined size or length listed. If you need to find your size, you could measure a bracelet the recipient already owns and use that as your size needed. Otherwise you can measure the recipient's wrist with a flexible tape measure or wrap a piece of string around your wrist and compare the length to a ruler. Take that number and minus 1, which gives you the bracelet size. Example: A wrist measurement of 6 1/2 inches around minus 1 equals a 5 1/2 inch bracelet size. An average bracelet length is between 5 to 6 inches long, plus the length of the braided ends or loose strings which should fit most wrists. When checking out, make sure you have the correct sizes and colors listed in the "Notes To Seller" section of the checkout page when you buy your items so i can make your order right and sent on time to you.

Q: WHAT COLOR BRACELETS SHOULD I GET MY FRIENDS?
A: Colors can actually mean something when it comes to friendship bracelets. The following list is a compilation of lists I've found with the meanings behind the colors you can choose for your bracelets.

Black: fearlessness, strong
Blue: purity, friendship, water, loyal
Green: youth, nature, harmony, responsible
Grey: age, punctuality
Yellow: hope, sunshine, beauty, cheerful
Orange: energy, fire
Pink: love, tenderness, attachment, kindness
Red: joy, love, passion, honest
Purple: dreams, wisdom, mystics
White: purity, truth, independence

Q: HOW DO I TAKE CARE OF MY BRACELETS?
A: The bracelets are made with 100% cotton embroidery thread. You can get them wet but the color can fade over time and the thicker ones may twist after wearing for awhile (months most likely). You can machine wash or hand wash them in warm or cold water. Use only non-chlorine bleach, if needed. If they start to twist, you can iron them on low heat.

If you would like to order more bracelets than what is available here, I'm willing to create a custom order for you! Just message me with your request first.

Any other questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to contact me.
Privacy
I use your name and address to be able to contact you about your order and have your order shipped out to you. I never recieve your credit card information. All of that is processed through Etsy.