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by studioubb
Proprietor~ Elizabeth


Last updated on Apr 18, 2022

2022MOMSDAYAPRIL 20 percent off select gift items.

by studioubb
Proprietor~ Elizabeth



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About studioUBB

Sales 26,446
On Etsy since 2008

studioUBB by Elizabeth

*We make your chain your size.
*We oxidize your jewelry wire for you.
*We say yes as much as possible.
*We offer giftables that create good

Shop members

  • Finley

    No-nonsense Guard

    Serious fella.

  • Elizabeth

    Owner, Metalsmith, Photographer

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Hello! Thank you for visiting studioUBB! Established 2005

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or 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
Accepted exchanges are based on merchandise purchased, reason for return, and compliance with return policy(time limit 3 days from received delivery). There are exclusions to what is able to be returned. Non-allowable items are as follows; all cut chain footage to include custom finished chain, special order supplies, custom metal requests, special order metal, custom jewelry, special order supplies, any purchased item that has been altered or used in any way.


If you are in need of returning an item, please contact me within 3 days of receipt. Do not attempt to use the item or alter it in any way. Plan to photograph the item to submit with your return / exchange request.

Our items are tested to be sure we meet "as stated in listing" condition or you will be contacted in advance of shipping to approve any changes. Please do not use/break an item. This will negate the return requirements unless the item can be proven defective. Items should be protected during shipping by purchasing insurance. We do pack each item with extreme care and so not to bother the other items. We ship in boxes or mailers with box surround.

Items are photographed in macro setting making detail easy to see but also magnifying the products. Sizes are stated and if omitted or unclear please do check with us before ordering. We are happy to provide additional photos to help.
Your invoice will quote an expected ship date. However, we contact each buyer to let them know the actual ship date(usually sooner than the invoice states-special orders and handmade excepted).

Our standard shipping is USPS first class with delivery confirmation and USPS first class international(customs number / no tracking/ no confirmation/no insurance).

Expedited, insured, registered, shipping options are available.

Packages are sent USPS first class international.
This service provides a customs number that will be forwarded to you upon receipt at the post office. The number is for use in checking proof of shipping as well as confirming arrival at your local customs office.

Standard first class international does not provide tracking, registration, or insurance. It does not provide proof of delivery at your home or office nor any guarantee in the event of lost, stolen, or damaged packages. If there are any applied import taxes, customs fees, or other, these are the responsibility of the buyer.

USPS and Etsy Shipsurance offer shipping upgrades as preferred and we are happy to quote a price and adjust as requested. studioUBB
Additional policies and FAQs

Please email your inquiry to studioubb [!at] with your state re-sale license and/or federal tax ID attached.

More information

Last updated on May 19, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Care instructions

Solid metals last a very long time. It is best to avoid chemicals/moisture and store clean/dry but if exposed patina/tarnish is normal.

How do I clean, brighten or restore my metals?

Your metals will arrive in the chosen finish and continue to patina with wear/exposure. When you are ready to clean, brighten, or restore your metals they easily buff, brush, clean, and polish.

1)If your metal is able to be removed from other elements it is fine to clean with soap and water first.
2)When brushing please use ultra fine steel wool only and in one direction. This removes surface tarnish and leaves a brushed appearance.
3)Buff to restore lustre using a clean/dry cloth. You may add metal wax during buffing. Wax serves to slow tarnishing.

Do I want yellow brass, jewelers brass, or bronze metal?

Gold Alloys

Yellow brass-is a bright, yellow gold when new/clean, an antique green-gold when chemically oxidized and an antique brown-gold when tarnished/aged naturally.

Jewelers Brass-is a warm, rich neutral gold that is most like 14K gold when new/clean. It is a bronze/brown antique gold when chemically oxidized and a reddish-gold when tarnished/aged naturally.

Bronze-there are two types of bronze in my studio. One is a red gold I view as sunset bronze. It is a reddish-gold or copper without the orange gold when new/clean. It is a brown-copper gold when chemically oxidized and an antique reddish-gold when tarnished/aged naturally.

Will nickel silver be a good substitute for sterling silver?

I use a special, imported nickel silver. This nickel silver is a light antique silver when new/clean. It is an ambered-silver, candlelight silver, or silver with a gold glow when tarnished/aged naturally. The best finish for nickel silver to replace sterling silver is a light, medium, or dark chemical oxidizing. My nickel ox finish blends well with oxidized sterling silver because the oxidizing leaves the silver a cooler tone rather than an ambered-gold.

Will you make a metal piece in a different metal than shown?

In most cases, yes. It does depend upon the piece chosen and the gauge of sheet or wire. As such each request is handled individually.

What is the light ox?

Generally light ox is oxidized metal whose oxidizing has been pulled back to reveal the original metal in lightly antiqued/satin finish. The chemical oxidizing may be well blended or have low-lights and high-lights based on the piece's surfaces.

What is medium ox?

Medium ox is oxidized metal whose oxidizing has been lightly removed to reveal a blend of oxidizing with brighter metal highlights. I have two versions of medium ox(using different oxidizing methods). Photos within the listings predominantly show what is described in the two sentences. The alternative(not pervasively shown) is a simple antiquing that does not have highlights. This method produces my metals that just "seem like older metal" without the modern oxidized appearance. Please contact me if this is the finish you prefer.

What is the difference between dark ox and oil rubbed bronze finishes?

Dark ox is a dark brown oxidized finish on any metal type. It may be matte/satin or polished. The polished finish has some shine and takes a black-brown or gunmetal appearance(depending on whether it is a gold or silver metal). The matte/satin finish is dark, earthy and rich upon arrival. While working with it lighter metal tones may be revealed creating low-lights and high-lights in your finished pieces.

Oil rubbed bronze has the same characteristics as dark ox but is polished for durability. This finish can be requested medium or dark as well as rustic or refined. The rustic accent will be a mottled or speckled version of the finish while the refined will be as smooth a color as the piece will allow.

Sizing details

Necklace/Bracelet Sizing:

Please use a fabric tape measure or string and a ruler.

Wrist Measurement> please take the measurement at the smallest part of the wrist between the hand and wrist bone.

Standard Bracelet Chart>
Extra Small-5.5-6 Inches(14-15.5cm)
Small 6-6.5 Inches(15.2-16.5cm)
Medium -6.5-7 Inches(16.5-17.75cm)
Large-7-8 Inches (17.75cm-20.3cm)
Extra Large-8-8.5 Inches(20-21.5cm)
Anklet-9 Inches Average(22cm)

Neck Measurement>

Collar-12-13 Inches(30cm)
Choker-14-16 Inches(40cm)
Princess-17-19 Inches(45cm)
Matinee-20-24 Inches(50cm)
Opera-28-34 Inches(60cm)
Rope-Over 45 Inches(75cm)