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Last updated on Nov 13, 2021

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Lauren Strang

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Lauren Strang


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
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  • Crash on Apr 25, 2022

    5 out of 5 stars

    I have three other necklaces from her. I love all of them! She is such an amazing artist!

  • F B on Dec 21, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    Very well made and cute. I have been wearing my necklace all the time.

  • Crash on Jan 4, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    Thank you! Beautiful as always!

  • Celia on Dec 15, 2020

    5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice product & packaging, quick service. Would definitely shop again!

  • Jessyquia on May 4, 2020

    5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect. Came just as pictured (the earrings are mine)

  • Faiza on Jun 16, 2019

    5 out of 5 stars

    I bought three of these beautiful DC necklaces. Everything with my order went smoothly. I had a few questions for Lauren before buying and she answered all of my questions promptly. The necklaces shipped extremely quickly. They were packaged very nicely and the necklaces themselves are a dream - well made and exactly as pictured. A great gift for people who love delicate and unique jewelry. I gifted them to three friends who are moving out of DC and they all loved them.

  • CAITLIN on Dec 4, 2018

    5 out of 5 stars

    Great customer service and wonderful product!

  • Really on Aug 24, 2018

    5 out of 5 stars

    quick shipping, nice packaging and the item was as described and perfect! Thanks!

  • Regina on Feb 24, 2018

    5 out of 5 stars

    Great quality. Just as expected, and it arrived quickly.

  • Jerrica on Oct 23, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    I love my necklace! It's my first Etsy purchase and am so happy with it!

About muzdesign

Sales 891
On Etsy since 2010

The unexpected always happens

A business that bloomed from a product of procrastination.

All my life I have been a hand-crafter; 'exploration through making' as it goes...

While of working on my portfolio following completion of my Master of Architecture degree, I took "breaks," I experimented with a laser cutter to make things for myself and family. The all-powerful laser cutter provided a means of producing delicate designs in strong materials, that no exacto ever could.

And as an individual who has had mailing addresses from Cascade, Iowa to Chicago; Brighton, England to Brooklyn; Ames, Iowa to Seattle; something that expressed my geographic footprint was one of my first pursuits.

I am a strong believer that the craft of a final product reflects the maker's knowledge of its medium(s). Muz's "simple states" line is the product of my experimentation in utilizing rapid prototype machinery to complement hand craft. Through one iteration after another, after another, I continue to explore the possibilities and limitations of machine and materials.

When I am happy with a product, the work is still not done. Rarely a day goes by that I do not scour through resources to ensure that when the final product reaches you, nothing has been overlooked; from clasp to packaging tape.

I founded Muz out of the joy of making. It is my hope that my passion for informed design and refined craft are evident in each of my products.

And for those of you wondering, yes, I did finish my portfolio.

Shop members

  • Lauren

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photography, Shipping, Marketing, General Morale

    Experimentation, exploration, intuitive design, refined craft, and imperfection are my core principles (among other things).

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase made through muz's Etsy shop, you may return it within 30 days of the date of purchase, with a trackable service. Once the returned item is received, you will be issued a full refund (excluding cost of return shipping).

Purchases made through other online retailers or stores are subject to the return policy of that retailer, and cannot be returned through muz's Etsy shop.

unfortunately, muz cannot be responsible for items lost in the mail.
All orders are shipped First Class Mail, unless otherwise requested.

I do my best to have orders sent out within one to three days of order. If it will be longer, I will notify you. Expect US orders to arrive within five to ten days.

Please double check your shipping address! If a carrier returns an undeliverable package to MUZ, you will be notified by email and issued a refund (less shipping charges). MUZ is unable to re-ship orders that are returned as undeliverable. If you would still like to purchase items that were undeliverable, you are welcome to place another order with a new shipping address.

Finally, please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.
Additional policies and FAQs
All items are made and packaged specifically for you.

Giving as a gift? Please let me know. I would be happy to gift wrap for you!

If you have any suggestions or request any alterations, please do not hesitate to convo me prior to ordering.

I stand behind my designs; am so happy to share them; and will do all I can to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase!