Rubenabird

Beautiful Handmade Hide Accessories from Australia

Melbourne, Australia

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Note from shop owner Hi! Rubenabird is closed for a break. We are currently concentrating on wholesale orders to stores in Australia. If you own a store, please take a look at www.rubenabird.com
If you don't own a store but would love to buy our produces, tell a store near you about us! :)

Thank you, Rubenabird xx
www.rubenabird.com.au

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Hi! Rubenabird is closed for a break. We are currently concentrating on wholesale orders to stores in Australia. If you own a store, please take a look at www.rubenabird.com
If you don't own a store but would love to buy our produces, tell a store near you about us! :)

Thank you, Rubenabird xx
www.rubenabird.com.au

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About Rubenabird

Sales 2,599
On Etsy since 2013

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Rubenabird is now open!

Hello! Welcome to Rubenabird! This is my story...

People often ask me how I came up with the name Rubenabird...
(True story) Ruben and Rubena were the names I gave to two love birds who would visit my garden every day. They were besotted with each other and were full of life, love and colour. These are the qualities that inspire and underpin my creations. As they are kindred spirits, I've taken the name Rubenabird to reflect these values.

Rubenabird is my creative space - a place where you will find beautiful handcrafted items which I have made with loving care and attention to detail. I am a perfectionist, and if something isn't right - I will go back and perfect it until it is right. I take pride in each item that I create. Each item is unique either in style, colour, fabric or pattern.

Rubenabird was first started as a hobby and has now grown to be hugely popular selling to over 30 countries worldwide! Having started Rubenabird, I am continuously inspired by true Australian women - whether they are the city girl, socialite girl, stay at home mum or Australian cowgirls jumping into rivers in the Australian outback. These ladies are truely amazing - yes that's you! You continue to inspire my designs every single day.

My love of handmade crafts started from a very young age. From calligraphy, pottery, basket weaving, soap crafts, glass engraving, wedding almond flowers, hair accessories, necklaces & bracelet making, nappy cakes, cosmetic bags, burp cloths, fabric button earrings etc. I have had many surrounding me who have inspired me to be creative throughout my life. Being creative gives me a sense of freedom to express myself in my work. This love of handmade beautiful things continues..

I am currently obsessed with vibrant colours, patterns and fabulous sparkly fabrics. I find it instantly makes someone smile as soon as they see a colour. So whether you decide to hold a Rubenabird beautifully handmade clutch, brighten up your room with my homeware items or give a Rubenabird gift to someone special, it will definitely bring on a happy emotion! I only create things that I love.

Since becoming so popular organically, I was asked by many shop owners to sell to them directly. So I decided to start my wholesale site www.rubenabird.com specifically for store owners to buy our products at wholesale prices.
Our accessories are now sold to beautiful shops, stores, art galleries, florists, cafes, boutiques, yoga studios worldwide.

My love for Etsy remains! I love handmade. Keep coming back to take a sneaky peek as new items will be added regularly. I am extremely proud of our Rubenabird team - they are amazing and continue to support and improve Rubenabird everyday. We just want to give you the accessories that you love.

Thank you all so much for continuing to love Rubenabird. Your love for our accessories continues to inspire me & the team to create more for you!

Warm wishes, Rubenabird xx
www.rubenabird.com.au
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    Welcome to Rubenabird! All our accessories have been designed, created and beautifully packaged. Life, love & colour unpin all our creations, inspired by true Australian women. Thank you for continuing to love all our creations. Love Rubenabird xx

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Hi There!

Thanks for shopping at Rubenabird. All our accessories are beautifully handmade here in Australia. We welcome customers and shop owners to browse our store. If you are a store owner please email us at info [!at] rubenabird.com with your shop details and we can send you our wholesale catalogue.

Warm wishes Rubenabird x

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

See item details for return and exchange eligibility.

Cancellations

Cancellations: not accepted

Please contact the seller if you have any problems with your order.

Payment

Multiple earrings will be placed on one card unless you state it is for a gift. Similarly multiple jewelry items purchased together may be packaged together, if you would like them individually wrapped please send a message.

Paypal and etsy gift card payments are accepted. Payment is required before any shipment. If payment isn't confirmed 1 day after the order is complete, the sale will be cancelled and relisted.

 If the item has already shipped, it is the buyers responsibility to pay for the item.

Coupon codes must be entered at checkout at time of order or will be invalid. Any coupon codes can't be used in conjunction with any other offers/codes.

Shipping

Orders are handmade & packaged, and will be shipped out quickly within 1-3 working days.

SHIPPING TIMES:
Shipping generally takes anywhere between 3-20 working days for standard shipping. Standard shipping is not trackable. On occasion it can take up to 30 working days, due to customs depending on each country. This is totally out of our control - so if you need to have something delivered quickly please choose express shipping. Always allow extra time especially during busy periods/public holidays.

STANDARD SHIPPING: 3-30 WORKING DAYS NOT TRACKABLE.
REGISTERED SHIPPING: 3-30 WORKING DAYS. TRACKING IN SOME COUNTRIES.
EXPRESS SHIPPING: 2-4 WORKING DAYS - TRACKING AVAILABLE (please add extra time incase for custom delays in your country)
Allow up to 30 working days depending your country, some countries like Canada/ USA/ Germany can take longer up to 30 working days due to strict customs regulations.

Items will be shipped to the address stated on your PAYPAL/ETSY RECEIPT. If you would like your item shipped to another address, please state where you would like your item posted in the "ship to" address on your paypal information within 5-10 minutes of purchase. Rubenabird takes no responsibility if the address given is incorrect and the items have been sent to an incorrect address due to the fault of the buyer. Please double check your address.

Insurance can be added to the package if requested by the buyer or if the buyer chooses the appropriate shipping upgrade. If the buyer wishes to have tracking or Express Shipping, then it is up to the buyer to upgrade their shipping accordingly. Only Express Shipping gives you tracking & faster delivery. Registered International Post is for tracking only but shipping is the same as standard delivery times.

Rubenabird cannot be held responsible for any extra fees levied by post offices/custom tax imposed by individual countries.

Additional policies and FAQs

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DISCLAIMER:
Rubenabird disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred by the use of any of our products on this web site or in our store. Rubenabird admits no liability if damage or injury occurs through carelessness or misuse of any of our products shown on this web site or in our store. By purchasing from our shop, Rubenabird, you agree to keep all items (packaging included) away from children/infants/animals and indemnify seller of any and all liability.

Rubenabird earrings, clipons, hairclips, rings, cufflinks, necklaces and all other items on this web site and in our store contain small parts that may be hazardous/chocking hazard if swallowed or worn whilst sleeping especially children/animals/infants. Not suitable for under 3 years old. Please keep these items away from young children and pets. Buyer agrees to release Seller from any liability when making the decision to purchase. Buyer/adult supervisor assumes all responsibility for themselves, their pets and child's safety. Clip on earrings are not intended for children under 5 and must be supervised by an adult. Please remove all jewelry before lying down to sleep. Ensure your or your child does not have any metal allergies before wearing your accessories.

Here at Rubenabird, it is a priority to provide our customers with lead-safe, nickel-free, cadmium-free jewelry products. We cannot possibly test each piece of jewelry ourselves and must rely on the information provided by the manufacturers we purchase from. 



Keep jewellery away from water/moisture as it causes accessories to tarnish and ruins fabric. Avoid water or any liquids (perfume, lotions, etc). Clean the chains after use, with a soft dry cloth to remove skin oils and dust. Store away from sunlight, ideally on a jewelry box or zip lock bag - the sun will discolor the piece and air contributes to oxidization.

Fabric button earrings are perfect for sports (except water activities) and travel due to their lightweight nature! Avoid water to prevent the colour running. All accessories and jewellery are handmade and most of the items are one of a kind, so once they’re gone they’re gone! Earrings may have subtle differences in pattern & colour may vary due to the lighting and fabric print but still just as beautiful.

Resin earrings are waterproof and suitable for shower, swimming. However, if buyers need to realise that swimming in the sea can cause damage to the earrings and reduce it's longevity, and the resin earrings need to be washed with warm soapy water to remove the salt. Chlorine from swimming pools could bleach the resin earrings.

Rubenabird will not be held responsible for jewellery allergies. It is the buyer's responsibility to ensure that they are not allergic/or the people they are buying gifts for are not allergic to the jewellery. Yarns/fabrics/fibers/fills used in crochet projects may contain one or all of the following: wool/polyester/acrylic/cotton. Please read each description carefully if you have a sensitivity to a particular fiber and/or material.

If you are unsure, for any reason, if a product sold in our shop is safe for your particular situation/condition, please do not purchase from our shop.

Rubenabird is governed by the laws and courts of Australia.