nemeton

Lynn Davy, handstamped and personalised vintage spoons

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

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Announcement    Personalised spoons, quirky and sometimes rude handstamped cutlery, created with skill, care and laughter. Whatever you'd like to say, I can stamp it for you!

Check out the 'fiver friday bargain bin' section if you're on a budget; more items are being added all the time.

This year I haven't raised my postage charges despite the latest Royal Mail increase - and I still offer combined postage so you only ever pay a single postage charge (on the most expensive item in your order) no matter how many items you purchase.

Keep an eye on my social media pages to find out more (links are in my About section) and feel free to message me if you have any questions.

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Last updated on Jun 18, 2021

Personalised spoons, quirky and sometimes rude handstamped cutlery, created with skill, care and laughter. Whatever you'd like to say, I can stamp it for you!

Check out the 'fiver friday bargain bin' section if you're on a budget; more items are being added all the time.

This year I haven't raised my postage charges despite the latest Royal Mail increase - and I still offer combined postage so you only ever pay a single postage charge (on the most expensive item in your order) no matter how many items you purchase.

Keep an eye on my social media pages to find out more (links are in my About section) and feel free to message me if you have any questions.

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About nemeton

Sales 5,176
On Etsy since 2008

Welcome to my world of words, beads and spoons. Not necessarily in that order.

I just love to make things. I used to make them mostly out of glass beads and now I make them mostly out of old cutlery, but the fun is still the same!

Following on from a Dada art event in my home town, for which I was commissioned to help make a range of sonic installations (check out my #DadaGarden tag on Twitter or Facebook), I diversified into upcycling vintage cutlery into wind chimes. Hand stamping and embellishing spoons was just so much fun, I didn't want to stop!

My work is very individual and each piece is different, even if the wording is the same. No two vintage spoons are truly identical and I love them because of (not despite) their imperfections. It gives me a real buzz when my creations strike a chord with others and travel to parts of the world where I've never been myself.

I work from home, alternating between a lovely light upstairs room in the winter and a garden shedio in the summer. Both stuffed full of all kinds of crafting materials, pictures, books and hoarded ephemera... It looks like chaos but I do know where (almost) everything is! It inspires me to have lots of beautiful things around me. I am very fortunate.

My creative process also looks like chaos: it usually consists of piling a big mixture of all sorts of stuff on a tray and playing with them until I've got the combination right. Sometimes there is a sketch; sometimes the design is in my head; sometimes it just comes from the materials themselves. I try not to think about it too much. My subconscious is a much better judge than I am!

In my previous incarnation as a bead artist I wrote a beading book, 'Learn to Make Bead Jewellery,' a colourful and friendly guide to stringing and basic wirework for the adventurous beginner. It was published in December 2015 by Kalmbach (US) and Search Press (UK). If you've read it, do let me know what you think and which projects you decided to make.

I still sell beading tutorials and the occasional kit too, to enable other beaders to have the same sort of fun that I do, combining colours and shapes to make something unique. I never get tired of seeing how each pattern turns out for each maker - very often my customers come up with a colour combination or design tweak that I'd never have thought of. Each of us is unique and that's something to be celebrated!

I Tweet, Insta and Pin things sporadically and am also on Facebook, where you can see updates on work-in-progress, find out about forthcoming new designs, benefit from the occasional special offer or sale, and share some of the many fun things I find on my virtual travels around the internet... you'll find me @lynnsbeadypage or click the links below.

Shop members

  • Lynn Davy

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    If it fits on a spoon, I can stamp it on a spoon!

Shop policies

Last updated on August 22, 2020
Welcome to my little quirky corner of the internet! All of my jewellery and wind chimes are designed, made and photographed by me, and I have personally hand stamped each individual letter on every item of my stamped cutlery, so you can be certain that each piece is unique and has been created with thought, care and skill.

I hope you'll enjoy shopping here. If you have queries or requests, please don't hesitate to start a conversation. I'm always happy to talk to people about spoons!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours 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
All my handmade items are made in the UK and all items are shipped from the UK; all transactions are subject to UK law.

If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, please contact me by post, email or Etsy conversation within 14 days of receipt. You may use the standard cancellation notice below if you wish.

Please return the item undamaged in its original packaging, within 14 days of notifying me of the cancellation. Once I've received the item or proof that you have despatched the item, I'll arrange for a refund of the purchase price and your original postage costs. Alternatively, I will exchange the item for one of the same value, or alter the item to suit (additional charges will apply if this takes longer than fifteen minutes or requires additional materials). Please note that return postage costs are not refunded unless the item is faulty/damaged/not as described.

Standard cancellation notice (delete or add information where applicable)

Seller: Lynn Davy
address: 20 Highland Rd, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 2QN, UK
email: hexagonad [!at] gmail.com
tel: 07505 741096

I/We hereby give notice that I/we cancel my/our contract of sale for the following goods.

Name or description of goods:
Ordered on (date):
Received on (date):
Transaction number (from Etsy receipt):
Customer's name:
Customer's address:
Customer's signature:
Date:
Payment
A note about VAT. Please note that VAT is NOT 'applicable' to the physical items in my shop and is NOT included in my prices (except for instant downloads where the customer is in the EU). I am not registered to collect and remit VAT. Any VAT, customs duties or other taxes/charges incurred by importation of your package into your country will be your responsibility and you have NOT pre-paid them by placing an order on Etsy.

I accept payment via Etsy Payments with Paypal, credit or debit card for all orders.
If funds are not received in my account within three days of placing the order, I reserve the right to cancel the sale and relist the item/s.

See the 'Refund Policy' section for details of cancellation and refunds.
Shipping
I usually post orders within three working days of receipt of payment and will contact you if there is going to be a delay. Please ensure you have checked my shop announcement in case I am on holiday or otherwise away from my computer for any length of time.

Combined postage: I offer combined postage. If you order more than one item you will still pay only one postage charge. Even if you order LOTS of items. Yes, really. No extra charge for additional items. You just pay the single charge on your most expensive item.

International customers: All international orders are despatched by airmail; please let me know if you require additional insurance or tracking (additional charges may apply). Please note that any customs duty or charges incurred by importation of your package into your country will be your responsibility. Airmail from the UK to the US normally takes 7-10 days to arrive, but during the holiday period it can be much slower, so make sure you order in plenty of time!

UK customers: UK orders are despatched by first class post; please advise if you require next day special delivery (additional charges may apply).
Additional policies and FAQs
The lettering on my handstamped spoons is coloured with non-toxic, water-based acrylic ink. Handwash with care and avoid scrubbing the lettering too hard. If the silver plating tarnishes, a quick rub with a silver polishing cloth every now and again will keep your spoons shiny.

All my jewellery is made with love and care and as well as I can make it. Please treat it with respect and it should last you for years - handle it carefully and avoid tugging it sharply, be kind when opening and closing the clasps, store it flat and out of direct sunlight, keep it dry, avoid contact with perfumes and other cosmetics (they may damage the finish on certain beads), and remember that most of the beads I use are made of glass, so if they're dropped on a hard surface they may not survive intact!

My windchimes are likewise carefully made but please treat with respect and avoid tugging sharply on the chains. Hang from a secure attachment point out of children's reach. Not all are suitable for outdoor use so please read the description before you purchase.

My vintage items are photographed and described as honestly as I know how. Most of the cutlery is still perfectly suitable for everyday use. To prolong their useful life, avoid soaking items with pearl or celluloid handles and try not to polish silverplate too often.

My tutorials are available in English language only.

Business contact details are given in the EU standard cancellation notice in the Refund/Returns & Exchanges Policy section.
Privacy
PRIVACY POLICY Complies with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This Privacy Policy describes how and when I collect, use, and share information when you purchase an item from me, contact me, or otherwise use my services through Etsy.com or its related sites and services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including Etsy or any third party services you access through Etsy. You can reference the Etsy Privacy Policy to learn more about its privacy practices.

1. INFORMATION I COLLECT

To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorized Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information (for a custom order of hand stamped cutlery, for example), if you contact me directly.

2. WHY I NEED YOUR INFORMATION & HOW I USE IT

I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:
- as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;
- if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law;
- as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as (1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and (2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use.

3. INFORMATION SHARING & DISCLOSURE

Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:
- Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you with my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.
- Service providers. I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as Royal Mail or other delivery companies, or professional accountants to fulfil my tax obligations. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services.
- Business transfers. If I sell or merge my business, I may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.
- Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.
- Data retention. I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for up to 7 years (as required by UK tax law), after which your data is erased or otherwise destroyed.
- Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU. I may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, I may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If I am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, I rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

4. YOUR RIGHTS

If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. Although some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:
- Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
- Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Apart from exceptional circumstances (such as where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
- Object. You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
- Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

5. HOW TO CONTACT ME

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Lynn Davy, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may email me at: hexagonad [!at] gmail.com or write to me at 20 Highland Rd, Wimborne BH21 2QN, UK.

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