Shan Zen Crafts And Art

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Shan Zen Crafts And Art

1 Sale On Etsy since 2012

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sharing my love of the kisslock with you

My mum owed a few kisslock purses from the 70s and I stumbled upon two in fair condition from her "unwanted" collection couple of years back when she cleared out her wardrobe. I still have these 2 purses kept with me and consider them my own private vintage collection. :)

Intrigued by how the kisslock mechanism worked, I embarked on my journey on learning to make my own kisslock purses when I moved away from an art programme venture. I find making clutches is just like a process of artwork making - patience matters a lot during cutting, pressing, stitching and attaching. Being a mother of two young children and juggling various assignments at times, I find clutch/purse-making a relaxing process too.

Shop members

  • elaine

    Owner, Maker, Curator

Shop policies

Last updated on November 10, 2012
I'm always happy to hear from anyone who shows an interest in my works. Please always feel free to convo me on your enquires and definitely any feedback as I endeavour to resolve as best I could.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
All paid orders would not be refundable but I would be glad to arrange credit to another order if I have not started preparation on the custom-made order within 24 hours of your payment. Convo orders would be confirmed only upon successful payment. Paypal via Etsy is able to accept guest payments without having to create a user account.
Please allow 1 to 2 weeks for custom-made orders to be ready and reach you (based on delivery within Singapore; more delivery time required for overseas destinations). If you're purchasing a bulk order, please allow more lead time for the purses to be ready.

I currently only offer complimentary shipping to Singapore (via Smartpac!). Smartpac has been known to be reliable within Singapore delivery with tracking. If you're more comfortable with registered mailing, please convo me as there would be additional $2.50 which I'll invoice separatety.

For international shipping, I use Singpost's registered airmail to ensure tracking of the package to reach you. If you wish for speed post, please convo me for other international airmail shipping options. Depending on your delivery location, please allow more weeks in addition to the custom-making process time.

If there is surplus in postage fee (more than USD2) to your country, I'll arrange a credit refund to you via paypal. For international orders, please note your shipment may be subjected to import duties and taxes at the time the package arrives in your country. All applicable duties, fees and any additional charges for customs clearance shall be your (customer's) responsibility.
Refunds and Exchanges
As the items are custom-made, they are non-refundable nor exchangeable. Please convo me before leaving any less-positive feedback if you have concerns on the delivered item(s) and I will endeavour to clarify or resolve your concerns. :)

In the event after the Convo, that both parties agree the item(s) indeed require an exchange, the item(s) may be mailed back, in its/their original condition, via registered mail to me (at customer's own expense). I'll gladly make another replacement and re-deliver with an additional shipping fee (based on Singpost delivery charges) to be borned by the customer. Please allow lead time in such instances too, which I'll be glad to discuss via Etsy convo too.
Additional policies and FAQs
Though I try my best to display and describe as best I could, I seek your understanding the final colour & cloth feel may differ due to differences in each of our computer screens.