A Shop of Unnecessary Necessities

1379 Sales


A Shop of Unnecessary Necessities

1379 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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roscata is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Welcome! Roscata's shop is closed for a restful holiday!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Dec 4, 2013

Welcome! Roscata's shop is closed for a restful holiday!


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Shop policies

Last updated on November 20, 2012
"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from lack of imagination."
--Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

♫ A Note on Handmade Polymer Clay Creations ♫

As a perfectionist and a person obsessed with all things miniature, Roscata has a high standard of quality. Each of her handmade polymer clay items are crafted with care and attention to every tiny detail.

If you have any questions please feel free to convo Roscata (use the conversations button or "contact" link).

Please take a moment to read Roscata's payment, shipping, and refund policies below. Note the recommended care instructions for your jewelry in the "Additional Information" section below.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
California buyers are responsible for sales tax.

Payment must be made via Paypal or Etsy Checkout within 2 days of purchase.

When payment is not received within this time-frame, and no answer to convos within 24 hours occur, orders will be unfortunately automatically cancelled and relisted.

For more information about this, and about buying and paying for stuff on Etsy, check out this wonderful step-by-step guide on the Etsy FAQ:
All purchases will be shipped to the address provided in the Etsy invoice. Be sure to update your Etsy profile with the correct address.

Note that all orders - both US and international - come with shipping insurance and a tracking number at no additional charge!

Please contact Roscata via an Etsy conversation to purchase expedited shipping or signature/delivery confirmation for a minimal additional cost!

Roscata is not responsible for lost or delayed packages. Buyer is responsible to contacting Roscata to purchase shipping return receipt for international orders or signature confirmation for US domestic orders.

For international purchases, please be aware that customs forms will be marked as merchandise and not gifts. Make note of the customs laws and duties in your country before importing. The buyer is responsible for paying all customs duties and fees required by the state or country.

Shipping supplies are recycled as much as possible.
Refunds and Exchanges
Roscata makes every effort to accurately describe the item in detail and use accurate, close-up pictures. Please contact Roscata with any questions or clarifications
prior to purchase or after receipt of the package if the item is damaged or was not accurately described.

Also, Roscata accepts returns and will provide a full refund if the following is completed:
1) Contact Roscata via Etsy Conversation within 7 days of receipt of the item and describe the reason for the return. It's also suggested to attach several, quality pictures of the damage or issue to the item in the Etsy Conversation.
2) Roscata will respond to the buyer with detailed instructions and suggestions on how to return the item.
3) Once the item is received by Roscata, a full refund of the purchase price and original shipping will be sent to the buyer. Note that Roscata is not responsible for returned item shipping costs.
Additional policies and FAQs
♥ POLYMER CLAY JEWELRY CARE: Use care and treat your creation like high-quality jewelry for a lifetime of enjoyment. Do not shower, bathe, or swim wearing the jewelry as it is not waterproof. Also, the glaze on the clay can react negatively to some hair styling products so when styling hair, wait for it to dry, and avoid spraying or contacting the creation with the product. Be aware little children and babies love Roscata's creations! When holding little ones, be aware of your jewelry or remove it to avoid curious fingers from grabbing or tugging!

♥ WHOLESALE ORDERS: Currently, as Roscata works out of a teeny tiny house in sunny southern California and has a full-time biology job, she is not able accept and produce wholesale orders. Thanks for your understanding!

♥ RE-SELLING ROSCATA'S CREATIONS: If any of Roscata's charms or other items are to be re-sold or used in any piece, please contact her as soon as possible for permission. Roscata also requests that she receive credit for the fabrication of the portion of the item to be re-sold and that weblinks to her shop ( is provided as a referral in your listing/shop/auction/store/price tag/store display etc... Thanks!!

♥ SAFETY: Most of Roscata's items are pretty tiny, and not intended for young children who can't distinguish what they are, particularly for miniature food items that may look edible to either children or pets. Polymer clay, glaze, “whipped cream,” and all metal findings and chains for jewelry are all non-toxic, hypoallergenic, nickel- and lead-free!

♥ POLYMER CLAY MATERIAL SAFETY INFORMATION: All of Roscata's polymer clay items are created from Sculpey and FIMO, both of which are non-toxic modeling media free of pthalates. Sculpey is made in the USA and FIMO, an Eberhard-Faber product, is manufactured in Germany.