monochromatiques

Handmade ceramics and jewelry from France

| Paris, France
6,132 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars

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Announcement    COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: a shipping delay may occur because of the postal services not working completely. All my parcels are shipped by tracked mail, if there is anything wrong, please let me know! I'm always willing to help.
Take care and stay safe,
Isabelle

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Last updated on May 3, 2020

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: a shipping delay may occur because of the postal services not working completely. All my parcels are shipped by tracked mail, if there is anything wrong, please let me know! I'm always willing to help.
Take care and stay safe,
Isabelle

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About monochromatiques

Sales 6,132
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MONOCHROMATIQUES - Handmade porcelain jewelry from France

Monochromatiques is a collection of porcelain jewels and accessories that are completely handmade at my studio in the countryside near Paris.
Each ceramic piece is unique: it is hand-shaped, then fired at 980°C, glazed with a brush or by soaking, and finally re-fired at 1,240°C, which makes it vitrified and robust. I also work with metal, using different techniques such as the lost wax casting.
If you have any question, please let me know!
www.monochromatiques.com

Shop members

  • Isabelle

    Owner

    French ceramicist and jewelry designer from Paris.

  • Mama

    Assistant

    Prepares the orders when her daughter is too busy with clay!

  • Clothilde

    Muse

    "Although I knew that we had lost The hope and glory of our life; And now, benighted, tempest-tossed, Must bear alone the weary strife." 2017-2021. RIP my baby girl.

  • Ronette

    Agent Du Chaos / Chaos Agent

    Walks on the keyboard. If you receive an abstruse message from us, it's her fault.

Production partners

  • Fonderie de métaux précieux

    Paris, Île-de-France

    Fonderie située à Paris, réalisant des tirages en métaux précieux à partir de maquettes en cire (technique de la cire perdue).

Shop policies

Last updated on March 1, 2020
Hello,
If you have any question, feel free to contact me before placing your order.
Any problem with your order? Please send me a message, I'm alway willing to help :)

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 5 days of purchase
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:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Returns are possible within 7 days after receipt.
The item must be returned in perfect condition in its original packing by REGISTERED mail only (so I am sure to receive it).
Shipping fees and taxes are not refundable.
Payment
Paypal, credit card
Shipping
The items are shipped by priority tracked mail.
It does NOT include insurance.

If you want your item to be shipped by registered mail or to be insured, please contact me so I can update the shipping fees.

Please inquire about your customs fees or local taxes before purchasing any item.
Additional policies and FAQs
Feel free to contact me if you need a customed jewel!

More information

Last updated on Mar 1, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Is porcelain fragile? / Est-ce que la porcelaine est fragile?

Not more fragile than the coffee mug you handle everyday day without specific care! If you step on it or let it fall to a concrete ground, it may break... But for the smaller pieces like earrings, the ceramic is too light to be damaged when you drop them.
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Pas plus fragile que la tasse à café que vous manipulez sans soin quotidiennement! Si vous marchez dessus ou si vous la faites tomber sur un sol en ciment, elle peut être endommagée... Mais pour les pièces les plus légères comme les boucles d'oreille, la céramique est trop légère pour casser.

What is the difference between ceramic and porcelain? / Quelle est la différence entre la céramique et la porcelaine?

Ceramic is the art of firing clay. You have 3 families of ceramic clay: earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.
Porcelain fires at a very high temperature (up to 1,300 °C - 2,400°F). It is particularly tough, strong and translucent in comparison with other types of ceramics, mainly because of its vitrification.

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La céramique est l'art de la terre cuite. Il y a 3 familles de terre : la faïence, le grès et la porcelaine.
La porcelaine cuit à très haute température (jusqu'à 1300°). Elle est particulièrement dure, résistante et translucide en comparaison avec les autres terres, notamment grâce à sa vitrification.

Care instructions

You can wash your porcelain jewel with water and soap, scrub it gently with a tooth brush if necessary.
If any metal is in contact with water, dry it carefully with a towel. You can also polish it lightly with vaseline.
Avoid wearing your jewels under the shower, while doing the washing up or at the swimming pool.
Always keep your jewels in a dry place!

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La porcelaine se lave à l'eau et au savon. Vous pouvez aussi la frotter doucement avec une brosse à dent.
Si le métal rentre en contact avec de l'eau, sécher le avec une serviette. Vous pouvez polir légèrement le métal avec de la vaseline.
Eviter de porter vos bijoux sous la douche, en faisant la vaisselle, ou à la piscine.
Entreposer toujours vos bijoux dans un lieu sec.

Shipping / Envois postaux

I go to the post office every day or every 2-3 days (business days).
For international orders: the shipping times vary and can take between 1-6 weeks.
I always provide a tracking number so you can follow up the shipment.

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Je vais à la poste tous les jours, ou tous les 2-3 jours ouvrés.
Envois internationaux : les délais d'expédition varient et peuvent prendre de 1 à 6 semaines.
Je fournis toujours un numéro de suivi pour tout envoi postal.

Custom and personalized orders

I accept custom and personalized orders.
Because I have to load a full kiln to fire my ceramics, please consider about 2 weeks after you place your custom order.
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J'accepte les commandes personnalisées.
Comme je dois remplir un four plein pour lancer une cuisson, il faut compter environ 2 semaines pour que je réalise la commande.

Wholesale availability

Please contact me to receive my line sheets.
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N'hésitez pas à m'écrire pour recevoir mon catalogue.