theDeerCreekHouse's Shop Announcement

✥ Please take note of shipping times on each individual listing. If you need something by a particular date, please contact me before, or at the time of Checkout, to be assured that I can accommodate a special request. ✥ Etsy's focus is on handmade items, rather than filling orders in a warehouse fashion. This is what those of us who buy and sell on Etsy appreciate most about it ~ the human connection. Like many Etsy shop owners, I have another job, a home to maintain, etc. Because all the items in my shop are made, or at least adjusted by hand, and because I like to be in a peaceful state of mind when I do this work, it takes some time.

✰✰ Need a last minute gift? Let them choose with an Etsy Gift Card ✰✰

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**Pierced "look" Clip Ons are now available in antiqued brass, silver, and copper. Most of my earring designs can be adapted to use them, but please contact me first if you need them.
**All my brass earwires ~ French hooks, leverbacks, & vintage Kidney wires ~ can be interchanged at no additional cost.*
**Only upgrades to sterling and gold-filled wires cost extra.**

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A note on watch face crystals: The crystal on several of my watches is a "mineral acrylic" crystal. This is the common alternative nowadays, even among very high end watches. This is not simple plastic, but more like the Polycarbonates that are used in eyeglass lens. Just as eyeglass makers have found more benefit to using acrylics, so have watch makers.
Acrylic watch crystal is more durable than glass. It requires a very strong and a sharp shock to break. Acrylic crystals are mounted on pilot and military watches, even on the most prestigious ones like the Omega Speedmaster (crystal called "Hesalite" by Omega) that went to the moon. An acrylic crystal is still used today on the new Omegas.
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**Kansas customers**will be charged for State & Local sales taxes.

If you are requesting anything extra for your order, please contact me for a RESERVED listing *before* Checkout . Thank you.
**Additional charges**:
- shipping insurance
- additional chain length
- some upgrades in earring earwires

✥✥✥✥ ~ Thanks for stopping by ~ Happy window shopping ~ ✥✥✥✥

Time is on our side . . . or can be ~

"We live in a world torn between wanting to listen to the sound of a flower growing and wanting to ignore the sound of the sky falling. By sometimes being sensitive enough to the first process, we acquire the insight and energy necessary to prevent, endure, or embrace the second." ~ author unknown

This shop accepts Etsy Gift Cards.