Handcrafted Jewelry - Inspired by Nature

Cleveland, Ohio | 720 Sales


Handcrafted Jewelry - Inspired by Nature

Cleveland, Ohio 720 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars

Announcement   FREE SHIPPING in US. I make all of the items and they are shipped the day of purchase. Thanks for visiting!


Last updated on Oct 25, 2018

FREE SHIPPING in US. I make all of the items and they are shipped the day of purchase. Thanks for visiting!


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Simple Elements Design - Handcrafted jewelry made with sterling silver, gemstones and freshwater pearls.

Simple Elements Design started in 1987. Previously I had worked as a designer for another jewelry company. For years people were telling me to go out on my own but it took my husband being laid off from his job for me to jump off of the cliff and start my own business. I am so glad I did. My shop gives me the opportunity to be creative and being creative is like breathing to me. I like the fact that I do it all: I come up with the design; make it; photograph it and handle the shipping when it is sold. Most of my work is one of a kind. I think a person's jewelry should be as distinctive as they are. Why wear things that look like what everyone else is wearing?

There are so many things I love about what I do. I like the fact that I take inspiration from nature and my gardens and then create a piece of art people can wear. I cherish the relationships I have developed with customers all over the world. My husband jokes I run an international business. Thanks to Etsy, I do.

I prefer to work with natural stones. Mother Nature creates some pretty wonderful materials to work with. I have a soft spot for pearls and turquoise so I use those items quite a bit. I view stones like a new box of crayons...oh the possibilities.

Thanks for visiting my little world. I hope to see you again.

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Shop members

  • Cynthia

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Making jewelry is one of my favorite ways to be creative. I take my inspiration from the gardens that surround my home and the natural materials I use.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 7, 2017
Thanks for visiting Simple Elements Design. All of the items are designed and made by me.

If you would like an item listed in a different size (all sizes are listed with each item), please contact me. I am also happy to do custom work.

If you have a problem with an item you purchased, please contact me before leaving feedback. I want you to be happy with your item so will do what I can to correct the problem. Communication is a wonderful thing.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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)
Returns and exchange details
If you are not happy with your Simple Elements Design purchase, please contact me within 7 days of receiving the item and I will refund your cost (not including shipping). You are responsible for return shipping costs unless I make a mistake on your order.

Once you have your item, if you discover you need it made smaller or larger, let me know. I am happy to assist since I want you wearing your purchase.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you might have.
I accept payment via Paypal and Direct Check Out. Items will not be shipped until payment is received.

Contact me if you have any questions. If you are a first time buyer at Etsy, click on this handy link:

Please note, Ohio residents will be charged tax on their purchase. The rate where I live is 7.25%. Thanks for understanding.
I ship USPS First Class mail within the USA. If you need it sooner, you can upgrade shipping to priority. I try to mail out items the day they are purchased.

Once an item has been shipped, you will receive the tracking number for your package. I am not responsible for lost items. If the item is damaged during shipping (I carefully package items so this doesn't happen), please contact me so I can make arrangements to repair the item.

• International customers: I am unable to give you an exact time as to when to expect your package. It will be shipped within 24 hours of purchase. Shipping times can vary depending on the country. If you have not received your package after 4-6 weeks, please let me know.

• International Customs: I have to fill out custom forms to ship to your country. The contents of the package and cost of the item are automatically added to the form when I make the shipping label. I will not falsify customs documents. Thanks for understanding.

• Taxes and Duties: If your country charges a duty or tax on items coming into your country, those charges are your responsibility. I will not reimburse for these costs.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you would like a custom order done, please contact me. I am happy to do this type of work.