ThunderCrafts

100 Percent Thor Approved

Grayslake, Illinois | 1235 Sales

ThunderCrafts

100 Percent Thor Approved

Grayslake, Illinois 1235 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(257)

Announcement   **Christmas Shipping Deadlines**
For Domestic shipping: Order by December 11
For Priority mail domestic shipping: Order by December 17 and upgrade to priority shipping.
International shipping: Will likely not arrive in before Christmas

Welcome to ThunderCrafts! I make and sell metal focused jewelry and dabble in a few other areas when the mood strikes me.

*Credit must be given to my fantastic mother for being kind enough to draw a rendition of Thor for my logo

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 9, 2018

**Christmas Shipping Deadlines**
For Domestic shipping: Order by December 11
For Priority mail domestic shipping: Order by December 17 and upgrade to priority shipping.
International shipping: Will likely not arrive in before Christmas

Welcome to ThunderCrafts! I make and sell metal focused jewelry and dabble in a few other areas when the mood strikes me.

*Credit must be given to my fantastic mother for being kind enough to draw a rendition of Thor for my logo

Marina Stevens

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Shop policies

Last updated on January 2, 2016
Welcome to ThunderCrafts. Here you will find all the little details about purchasing that you may be wondering about while sifting through my store. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Refunds and exchanges will always be considered on a case by case basis, contact me to discuss your situation.

If your jewelry becomes damaged in some way, contact me and I should be able to repair it.
Payment
I prefer Etsy payment but also accept paypal.

I will ship purchases after payment has cleared.

If you want to upgrade any item you are buying, message me and wait until I adjust the price and let you know or send an invoice before you make your payment.
Shipping
General Shipping: I ship via USPS every day that the Post Office is open. Most items are packaged and shipped out within 3-5 business days unless my shop announcement says otherwise. My standard shipping is USPS first class which should take 2-6 days for delivery. I'm willing to offer upgrades to quicker shipping if needed, but most customers find it too cost prohibitive.

I will ship to the address submitted through Etsy unless otherwise contacted before I ship.

If you are charged more for shipping than the shipping process actually costs me you will receive a refund via your method of payment.

Overseas shipping: It is expensive, but I still offer it. Be advised that customs can delay packages by up to 6 weeks (not often but it does occasionally happen).

Gift Wrap: If you would like an item gift wrapped and sent directly to a recipient I'm happy to accommodate. For now I'm happy to be able to offer this service at no extra charge.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders: I love them! If you like something that you see, but would like it to be a little different, send me a message and I will gladly make you a custom piece.

Chainmaille FAQ:
Q: What is chainmaille?
A: Chainmaille is small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh or fabric. It was historically used for armor but in modern times is also being used for jewelry as you can see here.

Q: How is chainmaille made?
A: I use pliers to bend open rings, link the rings together, then bending the rings closed again. Every single ring is opened, linked to other rings, and closed by hand. The sizing of the rings and the way in which you link them to other rings determines the weave of the maille.

Q: What are those little cracks in the rings?
A: Those cracks are called closures. Each ring has to have a slit where it can be opened and then closed again to link to the other rings and form the weave.
Q: Is it really all made one ring at a time?
A: Yes!

Q: But doesn’t that take forever?
A: It can. Some of the more simple weaves can go fairly quickly, but the more complex the weave and the smaller the rings the longer it takes. For this reason you may notice somewhat higher prices than you might find at more traditional jewelry makers. Chainmaille is a very time intensive art.

Q: Why are the prices so high?
A: It can take forever! Even for highly practiced and skilled chainmaille artists a lot of time goes into every weave.