ByHandKate

Handmade, Vintage, and Somewhere Inbetween

San Francisco, California · 21 Sales

ByHandKate

Handmade, Vintage, and Somewhere Inbetween

San Francisco, California 21 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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Kate M

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rossromaker

rossromaker on Dec 22, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Very pleased with this item-shipped right on time and arrived in time for our anniversary.

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Shop policies

Last updated on February 26, 2015
Welcome to meerkate! Here you will find the fruits of two of my passion - creativity and sustainability.

As an individual, I am committed to a life of small impact on the earth, great impact on the world. I have been given the opportunity to spend a portion of my college years in the third world, which has opened my eyes to global needs and the small impact that I can make, even from my home back in the affluent United States.

Because of those experiences, I do everything to source my materials from low-impact sources, preferring to reuse rather than buy new. Use what already exists! I love vintage, thrift, found, and recycled items and do my best to explain what in my shop is a beauty that has been given a new life. Of course, if you're curious where things came from, just ask! I love the stories behind the items I sell.

Of course, because I use primarily vintage and re-used materials, my items often show a bit of their age. In my opinion, this only adds to their appeal, making them that much more unique and interesting.

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Payment
I accept PayPal.
Shipping
I ship items within two business days of receiving your payment, unless otherwise specified, or for made to order items.

I will ship either USPS or UPS, depending on which has the better price.

If you are outside of the United States, be aware that, though I do my best on this end, sometimes shipping internationally takes time due to customs, etc. I will stay in touch with you throughout the process.
Refunds and Exchanges
Unless otherwise specified, I accept returns within 15 days of receipt. Before you return or exchange an item, please contact me. I will provide you with the shipping address. The item must be in the same condition in which it was shipped, new and unused. For hygienic reasons, I must charge a small restock fee for earrings.

I always do my best to choose the highest quality materials and supplies, and I want you to love your purchase! If any problems arise, please send me a message and I will try my hardest to work something out with you.