theloosegoose

HAND STAMPED VINTAGE SILVERWARE FOR ANY OCCASION

Florida, United States · 3392 Sales

theloosegoose

HAND STAMPED VINTAGE SILVERWARE FOR ANY OCCASION

Florida, United States 3392 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(958)
Shop owner

nicole

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Note from shop owner Hi,

After a shocking breast cancer recurrence in 2015 I was forced to suddenly close my shop for treatments, surgeries and time to recover. After being a breast cancer survivor for the past 4 years I thought I would not be going down this road again.


Slowly, as I get back into the swing of things I hope to have my shop open by June 2015. Please understand as my strength increases so will my inventory and the availability for custom orders. Thank you so much for your understanding as I will continue to provide you with quality stamping and silver plated flatware that blends beautifully with any style or era.


Every piece of flatware arrives gift wrapped with a "care card". This explains how to take care of your new piece. Also, I include the name of your pattern & the year on the care card as an added historical touch!


Please allow me to return all convos in a few days and hopefully have my store up and running by September 2016.

Also, please keep in mind I am not able to stamp at this point in time however, I am listing items that are already stamped.


Thank you for your thoughts & prayers,
Nicole

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jul 21, 2016

Hi,

After a shocking breast cancer recurrence in 2015 I was forced to suddenly close my shop for treatments, surgeries and time to recover. After being a breast cancer survivor for the past 4 years I thought I would not be going down this road again.


Slowly, as I get back into the swing of things I hope to have my shop open by June 2015. Please understand as my strength increases so will my inventory and the availability for custom orders. Thank you so much for your understanding as I will continue to provide you with quality stamping and silver plated flatware that blends beautifully with any style or era.


Every piece of flatware arrives gift wrapped with a "care card". This explains how to take care of your new piece. Also, I include the name of your pattern & the year on the care card as an added historical touch!


Please allow me to return all convos in a few days and hopefully have my store up and running by September 2016.

Also, please keep in mind I am not able to stamp at this point in time however, I am listing items that are already stamped.


Thank you for your thoughts & prayers,
Nicole

nicole

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nicole

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(958)
Carol Herr

Carol Herr on Feb 9, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I'm a repeat customer, this seller will be my "go to" for gift giving, I just love the customized hand stamping and the use of vintage flatware, speedy delivery, wonderful transaction, thank you!

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About

Vintage Decor with a Past

Hi, my name is Nicole & I am drawn to objects that have been effected by history and have a "past" hence the name the loose goose!

The forgotten elegance of days gone by ignites my curiousity and creativity.

As I hold every piece of silverplate flatware I wish I could see the past ~ the tables it has graced and the hands in which it was placed! Give your home the perfect contrast of old with new, rustic yet refined, casual & elegant!

My store offers vintage decor with a past. The vintage silverplated flatware will truly individualize any special occasion. Upcycled gifts are perfect for weddings, anniversaries, housewarmings, birthdays, baby showers and much more.

All are vintage genuine silverplated ~ gathered from days gone by and polished to perfection.

Thank you for stopping by my shop & I hope something speaks to you from the past.
♥Nicole

I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

Philippians 4:13

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  • Nicole

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    Four years ago during breast cancer treatments God gave me a second chance & Etsy gave me an opportunity. Opening my shop ~ the loose goose gave me hope. My goal is to leave my stressful day job and work from home enjoying a sweeter way of life♥

Shop policies

Last updated on July 23, 2015
Welcome to the loose goose!

Here you will find vintage decor and hand stamped vintage silverplated flatware for your home, garden and gift giving.

Enjoy shopping!

♥Nicole

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
PayPal and Credit Card payments are accepted as it is the easiest for both the buyer and the seller.

Payment within 24 hours is appreciated.

Please be aware that if no payment or contact has been made within 24 hours, the item will be relisted.

I would be happy to reserve an item for you. Please convo me and we will work something out. No worries!
Shipping
Please be aware that I ship to your Etsy account address.

I ship every item using Priority Mail through the U.S. Post Office.

It is a bit more but you will receive your purchase anywhere within the U.S.A. within 3 days of your shipping notification, (99% of the time).

I will convo you the estimated date of delivery.

Please understand that the loose goose is not responsible for items that are lost or damaged in transit.

All items are packaged very carefully to ensure a safe delivery.

However, accidents happen. If your item arrives damaged by delivery please email me so I can make it right.

Combined shipping is available and international buyers are also welcome, please just convo me for the shipping cost.

International shipping varies depending on the weight, size of package needed, etc.
Refunds and Exchanges
Your satisfaction is my concern when purchasing any item from my store.

I make every effort to describe and photograph all items to the best of my ability.

However, if you are not satisfied please convo me through Etsy's mail system and I will strive to make it right.

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have prior to your purchase.

Please understand that vintage decor has imperfections of history and experience.
Additional policies and FAQs
►Hand stamping is not a perfect process as I stamp each letter and/or symbol individually with care using an 100 year old anvil and a really heavy hammer.

However, slight imperfections occur and are unique to each hand stamped item.

I take great pride in locating beautiful patterns which maybe up to 100 years old! In addition, I love the historical research aspect of each and every pattern. Before placing an item up online I look forward to locating the pattern's name and the year it was first produced. This is a special historical touch I enjoy providing for you!

Every silver plated item arrives gift wrapped with a "care card" which explains how to care for your new item.

All silver plated pieces may have signs of wear from years gone by such as small superficial scratches. Please read each item's description carefully as I will explain the quality of each piece to the best of my ability, ranging from shabby with evidence of silver plate loss to gun metal gray to like new with little wear and lots of shine.

Ultimately, my hand stamped silverware are designed to blend beautifully with any style or era.

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►Complimentary Gift Wrap for Hand Stamped Items:

Most stamped silverplated flatware will arrive in an elegant black box with a silver ribbon. Honestly, it just depends on the size of the piece.

If it does not fit in a box I will still wrap it in tissue paper with a lovely coordinating ribbon!

Also, a "care card" and the pattern's name & year will be included as an extra touch!

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►Feedback:

Feedback is an important part of my business so if you are happy with your purchase, please take a minute to say so!

If for ANY reason you have a problem with your purchase, please contact me before leaving negative feedback.

I would appreciate it if you would give me the chance to clear up any misunderstandings.

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►Caring for your Hand Stamped Silver Plate Beauties of the Past!

Silver plate that is used infrequently is apt to tarnish and as a result will need some polishing. However, when used regularly your silver plate actually improves with appearance:)

Hand wash promptly after each use with hot water, mild soap and dry thoroughly.

Never place in the dishwasher it will ruin the patina of the silver plate!


Thank you for your business,
Nicole