TheLadySmithCanada

Singular Silver and Artistic Ephemera

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Announcement    Happy new year to you and yours - I hope you are well and that your new year is off to a good start. In that spirit: thanks to your generous support, my 2022 #stupidanimalhybrids calendar has been a smash success, enabling me to donate $100 to The Oakville & Milton Humane Society and $100 to The Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary in Minden, Ontario.
You can learn more about these 2 amazing organizations at https://omhs.ca
and https://woodlandswildlifesanctuary.ca.
Thank you x a million for your support, I am over the moon knowing so many of you started your year with #stupidanimalhybrids, and that collectively we've been able to make a real difference to the animals that inspire this project!

I want to share more about this weirdo art life of mine, I've started a newsletter!
To subscribe, head over to my blog at www.theladysmith.ca
My newsletter promises to deliver: creative life musings, cool jewellery processes, first dibs on new designs, the odd truly delicious recipe, occasional giveaways, pirate-level swearing, and cat photos. It's like my IG, but maybe better. Promise. <3

The 2020 #stupidanimalhybrids holiday cards were so popular I decided to create a greeting card series as well, which you can find here:
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/963832342/stupid-animal-hybrids-illustrated-plant?ref=shop_home_active_1

I am behind in the Giving Hearts project, but stay tuned, more are on their way!

...

I sincerely hope that you and yours are healthy and comfortable during this deeply unsettled time. Thank you x a million for continuing to visit Etsy, and for supporting handmade. Bluntly put, your choice to buy handmade helps us survive; there are hardly words to convey how much your support means to me.
All purchases from my shop are packaged up with freshly washed hands, securely wrapped and will be sent with tracking numbers and insurance where possible.

**Please note: my commissions list is currently closed. Rush orders can be sometimes be accommodated; please contact me for details!

C O N T A C T M E . . .
Etsy Message: http://etsy.me/2CayMCD
Email: erika(at)theladysmith.ca

F I N D M E . . .
Instagram: instagram.com/@theladysmithErika
Blog: www.theladysmith.ca
Tumblr: TheLadySmith.tumblr.com
Twitter: Twitter.com/The_Lady_Smith
(The LadySmith has left FaceBook as of mid-September 2020)

M Y P R O M I S E . . .
My designs are my own, and I choose to create one of a kind work. Any textured or patterned elements of my work are hammered, etched or cold-cast from my own handmade moulds, by me, by hand, and as such are not easily reproduced. I do not stamp my work with commercially available stamps, nor do I use commercially made design elements other than sheet metal, wire, bezel wire, sterling silver precious metal clay, chain and clasps/findings. These decisions allow me to make designs that are unique and uniquely powerful, and as such, my designs may not be copied or reproduced in any manner without my explicit consent.

Thanks for visiting, and as always, thanks for shopping and supporting handmade!

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 9, 2022

Happy new year to you and yours - I hope you are well and that your new year is off to a good start. In that spirit: thanks to your generous support, my 2022 #stupidanimalhybrids calendar has been a smash success, enabling me to donate $100 to The Oakville & Milton Humane Society and $100 to The Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary in Minden, Ontario.
You can learn more about these 2 amazing organizations at https://omhs.ca
and https://woodlandswildlifesanctuary.ca.
Thank you x a million for your support, I am over the moon knowing so many of you started your year with #stupidanimalhybrids, and that collectively we've been able to make a real difference to the animals that inspire this project!

I want to share more about this weirdo art life of mine, I've started a newsletter!
To subscribe, head over to my blog at www.theladysmith.ca
My newsletter promises to deliver: creative life musings, cool jewellery processes, first dibs on new designs, the odd truly delicious recipe, occasional giveaways, pirate-level swearing, and cat photos. It's like my IG, but maybe better. Promise. <3

The 2020 #stupidanimalhybrids holiday cards were so popular I decided to create a greeting card series as well, which you can find here:
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/963832342/stupid-animal-hybrids-illustrated-plant?ref=shop_home_active_1

I am behind in the Giving Hearts project, but stay tuned, more are on their way!

...

I sincerely hope that you and yours are healthy and comfortable during this deeply unsettled time. Thank you x a million for continuing to visit Etsy, and for supporting handmade. Bluntly put, your choice to buy handmade helps us survive; there are hardly words to convey how much your support means to me.
All purchases from my shop are packaged up with freshly washed hands, securely wrapped and will be sent with tracking numbers and insurance where possible.

**Please note: my commissions list is currently closed. Rush orders can be sometimes be accommodated; please contact me for details!

C O N T A C T M E . . .
Etsy Message: http://etsy.me/2CayMCD
Email: erika(at)theladysmith.ca

F I N D M E . . .
Instagram: instagram.com/@theladysmithErika
Blog: www.theladysmith.ca
Tumblr: TheLadySmith.tumblr.com
Twitter: Twitter.com/The_Lady_Smith
(The LadySmith has left FaceBook as of mid-September 2020)

M Y P R O M I S E . . .
My designs are my own, and I choose to create one of a kind work. Any textured or patterned elements of my work are hammered, etched or cold-cast from my own handmade moulds, by me, by hand, and as such are not easily reproduced. I do not stamp my work with commercially available stamps, nor do I use commercially made design elements other than sheet metal, wire, bezel wire, sterling silver precious metal clay, chain and clasps/findings. These decisions allow me to make designs that are unique and uniquely powerful, and as such, my designs may not be copied or reproduced in any manner without my explicit consent.

Thanks for visiting, and as always, thanks for shopping and supporting handmade!

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About TheLadySmithCanada

Sales 423
On Etsy since 2009

* M I G H T & M E T T L E *

A life-long designer, I've discovered that working with metal is my ultimate...
I fell back into the arms of metalwork in 2006 after a long hiatus, and while daydreaming about wearing an utterly kickass crown to my otherwise simple, backyard wedding. I could not find the head-piece I wanted - I would have to make it! Thus, I was introduced to Art Clay silver and it was love at first firing - with my fine arts education grounded in printmaking, ceramics and sculpture, it was a perfect match. Art Clay and print-making techniques allowed me to reproduce my own designs the way I wanted, and offered up faithful and fine reproductions of natural materials and vintage textures. I was smitten. I still am.

I have since branched out and moved away from working with Art Clay, and I now forge and fabricate with sterling silver, semi-precious stones and mixed metals including copper, brass and gold into my jewelry palette. Much of my work is etched with my own hand-drawn designs; I make everything one-of-a-kind.

My inspiration are those brave spirits who have proved their might and their mettle in this life, and it is my honour to create adornments for them.

xo e.

Shop members

  • Erika Wallace Rooth

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    A multidisciplinary artist, metal-smith, FCBD-style bellydancer and graphic designer of many years, I have been exploring jewelry as art form and narrative since 1994. I am proud to create jewellery for mighty souls who have proven their mettle.

Production partners

  • Gooten

    New York, NY

    Gooten produces beautiful, high-quality printed apparel and housewares on demand.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 29, 2022
* M I G H T & M E T T L E *
Welcome to The Ladysmith on Etsy. Storied jewelry for those who have proven their mettle...

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I want you to be 100% happy with your jewelry by The Ladysmith, so if for any reason you are not satisfied, just send the piece back (within 30 days, in the original condition) and I'll refund you the cost of the piece (minus the shipping) or fix the problem, whichever you prefer.
I guarantee my workmanship against normal, everyday wear and tear for the life of the piece. If in the unlikely case that your The Ladysmith design needs a repair, please send it back to us and it will be repaired and return to you, free of charge. Replacing lost stones may be subject to an additional charge, due to stone availability and setting modifications. The Ladysmith retains the right to refuse repairs if the piece was obviously broken due to negligence or misuse.
Payment
Payment is requested when placing your order, and your order will be shipped once receipt of payment has been confirmed. All Canadian taxes are included in the price (for our Canadian customers!) Custom orders require a 50% non-refundable deposit at the time of ordering, and the balance is due prior to shipping your custom order.
Shipping
Current turnaround for shipping is within one week (7 days) after receipt of payment, and custom orders will be completed and shipped to you within two weeks (14 days) of the date that the order and deposit are received.
All orders (domestic and international) will be shipped via Canada Post (3-7 day shipping.)
If you would like insurance please add $5.00 for orders under $100.00 and $8.00 for orders over $100.00. Please convo me for insured/express shipping rates!
The Ladysmith is not responsible for lost or damaged items if insurance is not purchased.
Additional policies and FAQs
All hook earrings are shipped with rubber stoppers to keep them safely on your ears! All rings are sized on a standard US ring mandrel. Should you receive your ring and it doesn't fit, I will happily resize it for you (where possible) for a $10 fee (plus return shipping to you.) If you are unsure of your ring size, please convo me and I will email you a ring sizing guide.