Strings and Things

Trona, California | 2058 Sales


Strings and Things

Trona, California 2058 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars

StephanieASmith is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Abandoned due to crickets. I have moved to ebay and have been transformed into a book store. If you like to read, I would love it if you stopped by and checked me out at The Trona Book Store on ebay.

Best wishes and thanks for a beautiful near ten years here!
July 1, 2018

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 7, 2018

Abandoned due to crickets. I have moved to ebay and have been transformed into a book store. If you like to read, I would love it if you stopped by and checked me out at The Trona Book Store on ebay.

Best wishes and thanks for a beautiful near ten years here!
July 1, 2018

Stephanie A Smith

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Stephanie A Smith


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Soft colours and white porcelain rose Suri Alpaca wig for J-Doll now available.

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Beautiful handmade hammered copper for 1:12th scale dollhouses. Wouldn't those drawer pulls look great on an old trunk? What about some shiny copper for the kitchen or a relaxing back scratch for your mini people?
Now available: 1.5 ounces of the highest quality 11-12 inch Suri Alpaca in beautiful waves of natural dark brown/bay black just waiting for your fabulous reroot or wig making project.
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My Story

I took all of the knowledge gained through over 35 years of my personal experience and generations of my families trades and hobbies and cooked them all together to make beauty and delight that can be found in my shop.

All the creations in my shop are created by me personally. I do have the pleasure to create for and run my shop alone.

Let the Muse take me where I will happily follow:)

Shop members

  • Stephanie A Smith

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Artist

    Once, our ancestors created for family,hearth & home. I imagine at times what they must have felt in their homes. Seeing all that they have made. In our family,all 5 living generations create. Art is in our blood. Everything here is handmade by me.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 7, 2018
So glad that you have come to read my shop policies!!

Important note!!! Do be sure to verify your Etsy address during check out as that is where I will be shipping your item(s) to!!!!!

All of my items come from a smoke free environment. Each item is handmade by me with loving attention paid to each detail; unless, specified commercial.

Combed Locks refer to completely hand processed by me , with the exacting quality of doll hair exclusively in mind, my finest Suri Alpaca and prime kid mohair/mohair fleeces that are completely free of lanolin and vegetable matter. Each lock meticulously finely combed by hand and ready to use.

All my locks are completely free of any sprays, chemical additives, scents or conditioners for exact weight and natural softness.

Please note: colour varies from monitor to monitor and the colour may appear different upon arrival.

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: 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)
Returns and exchange details
Before possibly having to consider this step, please, e mail me with any concerns or questions before purchase.
****Refunds are given only after the buyer returns the affidavit to Shipsurance shipping insurance attesting to non-receipt of item or damage to item.

***Refunds are for amount of item only. Not for shipping costs.**

*Refunds will not be considered on any purchase more than 10 days old.

*Refunds are on a case by case basis.

*All item(s) accepted for return must be returned in the exact same condition as I sent it; verifiable by the pictures in the item listing.

*All return postage and customs; insurance and postal fees are payed by the buyer. ***Refunds are for amount of item only.**

*All commercially made supplies/equipment are bought with the understanding that they are not new from the factory and are quite likely 'used'; unless, marked new or handmade.

*Any item just mailed back to me without my consent; will not be refunded.

*Please, use only proper Etsy channels when contacting me.
COST TO SHIP for up to 2 ounces of weight (not including packet weight)

For most domestic orders $3.52USD (approximately)

For most International orders $14.83 USD (approximately)

ADDITIONAL ITEMS usually combine at a $1.00 more and my listings are already set up to combine the shipping automatically:):)


For items in my shop ready to go 1-2 days

For custom orders about 2 weeks

I accept PayPal and Etsy Direct Checkout.

Please, make sure that your mailing address is accurate, as this is where I will be mailing the package.
Etsy should automatically combine shipping costs during checkout, but, if you purchase items seperately, please, do inquire about combined shipping before mailing. I would be happy to do so, if they have not already been shipped.

I will ship your package through the United States Post Office and all packages will be insured by a third party shipping insurance.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS You are responsible for all Insurance/Handling and Customs fees/costs.

SPECIAL NOTE for INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS due to USPS regulations, any order over $400 must be sent through DHL. Please inquire before purchase for pricing or contact me to split the order into seperate mailing.

ALSO, please be aware, that in CHINA an Animal and Plant Import and Export Inspection and Quarantine Certificate may be required and is the responsibility of the buyer.

Thank you!
Additional policies and FAQs
A little about how my Doll Hair Custom Order works:

When I reach your name on the list, I will proceed to create your order. When I have your colour ready, I will send a small preview picture to you for color approval. Once I have your approval, I will finish combing your locks and mail them to you. I work first come; first served.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I would love to hear from you!

Many, many thanks!



Name: ........................Ship by Date:

I share your information with no one. I mail your package and that it all that any of your information is ever used for. All your information is completely confidential.

More information

Last updated on Sep 12, 2017
Frequently asked questions
If you have any questions?

Please contact me at anytime through the Etsy Convo system. I check for Convos constantly throughout each day. I am always happy to help!