urbanraku

Raku art jewelry by Jennifer Pottner

Mason, Ohio

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About urbanraku

Sales 11,101
On Etsy since 2008

It all started with a trip to the casino...

This really is a great story!

OK...Most of you know me from my 12+ years selling gemstone beads as Rock Candy Beads. THAT all started with a trip to the casino for my 37th birthday when I won $300 out of a slot machine! I used that money to buy my very first lot of gemstone beads which were sold on ebay (I was on ebay for several years). From there I came to etsy where it just got crazy and next thing I know, 10 years went by.

So .....during this time I discovered a passion for ceramics, which includes glass and clay. I am a lampwork bead artist as well as a raku ceramics artist. I've always loved raku and am fascinated with the process. From the minute I started selling my raku components at shows and local stores, everything just came together. I'm able to use all of the skills that I've learned over the years combined together into this one incredible art form. I cannot express enough about the joy I get from creating and firing these beautiful one of a kind raku pieces! So...I gave up the gemstone bead and lampwork bead business to pursue raku full time.

Throughout my years in this industry I've had the pleasure of working with some of the best, most talented makers and jewelry designers. I've seen a lot, learned a lot, and adapted all of this into my own personal style which is reflected in the raku components and jewelry line that make Urban Raku what it is today.

I've been blessed to have opportunities all over the United States selling my art at juried art shows as well as bead and jewelry shows. I've recently reopened my etsy shop where customers can purchase additional accessories, raku components and raku jewelry. If you'd like to see these in person then you should visit me at a show! You can see my show schedule on my blog at www.urbanraku.com.

ALWAYS DREAM BIG, BE TRUE TO YOURSELF AND YOUR OWN PERSONAL STYLE, AND DON'T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER...Jennifer Pottner.

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  • Jennifer Pottner

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I'm a ceramic artist who specializes in creating handmade, unique raku fired ceramic design components and jewelry using leather, batik, copper and silver. Please visit www.urbanraku.com for my art show schedule.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 17, 2020
Thank you for visiting my etsy shop! My show schedule is on my blog at www.urbanraku.com.

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 and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 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)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Please contact me within 3 days upon receipt of your item to arrange for a return and return the item within 7 days in it's original unused condition at your cost. You have your choice of money back, an exchange or a credit towards a future purchase. Shipping fees are not refundable.
Payment
Paypal is accepted. I'll accept a personal check from a regular, local established customer who I know. If you do not apply a coupon code during checkout I cannot refund you the difference after the purchase has been made (due to etsy billing logistics).
Shipping
Your item will be mailed out as soon as I can do it upon receipt of payment. Usually within a couple of days.

I use quality bubble mailers, bubble wrap and boxes to securely package your items.

US shipping only at this time, Insurance is recommended and I cannot be responsible for lost, uninsured packages. Please convo me if you wish to purchase insurance and I will add it to the listing.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do not wholesale, consign or do custom orders. I do, however, offer volume discounts on batik ribbons which is handled in a separate transaction with a coupon code.