UrbanEclecticJewelry

Playfully Unique Handmade Jewelry For The Bohemian Soul

Nicoya, Costa Rica 745 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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UrbanEclecticJewelry

Playfully Unique Handmade Jewelry For The Bohemian Soul

Nicoya, Costa Rica | 745 Sales

Tricia Espinoza

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Tricia Espinoza

Announcement    Urban Eclectic Jewelry is a line of bohemian inspired designs which combines textures, patterns and metals to create a playfully unique collection.

Each piece is 100% hand crafted by myself using different metals, leather, beads and other odds and ends found along the way to create individual pieces each with their own distinct personality.

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I have semi-annual sales in April and October when I mark whatever is left over from the season 50% off. If you would like to be notified by e-mail when that sale starts (or of my other sales and promotions throughout the year), please visit this link and sign up for my mailing list:

http://eepurl.com/r4U81

Follow me on Facebook:
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Blog: http://urbaneclecticjewelry.com/blog-3/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/urbaneclecticjewelry

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 2, 2019

Urban Eclectic Jewelry is a line of bohemian inspired designs which combines textures, patterns and metals to create a playfully unique collection.

Each piece is 100% hand crafted by myself using different metals, leather, beads and other odds and ends found along the way to create individual pieces each with their own distinct personality.

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I have semi-annual sales in April and October when I mark whatever is left over from the season 50% off. If you would like to be notified by e-mail when that sale starts (or of my other sales and promotions throughout the year), please visit this link and sign up for my mailing list:

http://eepurl.com/r4U81

Follow me on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Urban-Eclectic/209418695742796

Blog: http://urbaneclecticjewelry.com/blog-3/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/urbaneclecticjewelry

About UrbanEclecticJewelry

Sales 745
On Etsy since 2007

From Cubicle to Tropical Paradise

I’ve always been a bit of a tomboy in stiletto heels with a love of working with tools and building “stuff”. I attribute this to growing up with three brothers and a father who was great at fixing things and building just about anything you can imagine. Some of my earliest memories are of being in the garage with my dad, watching him work, fascinated by all the different drills, vices and hand tools. I can see how those moments with him influenced my future with metal and tools. Now, as a “grown-up” (and I use that term very lightly), I still get a rush at the hardware store!

I am a self taught jewelry artist who stumbled upon jewelry making completely by accident. I came across some thicker gauge wire that resembled the large gauge surgical steel wire used to make my gauged earrings. Curious, I purchased a roll and started experimenting with it, making different shapes which slowly transformed themselves in necklaces, rings and bracelets. Little did I know that this small bit of curiosity was the beginning of an entire life shift for me.

I started making jewelry for myself, and soon started getting orders. It was just a hobby at first, but I continued to learn techniques and really develop my own style. In 2008, I stumbled upon a small shop for rent in Playa Tamarindo (Costa Rica) and thought, "Wow, this would make a really cute jewelry shop!".

It's a long story how perfectly all the pieces fell into place, but they did. This year I celebrate my 9th year in this location. It's kind of hard to believe that I am fortunate to do this and call it "work. I absolutely love running my own business and being a full time jewelry artist. I have not forgotten for one second how blessed I am to be able to do something that I enjoy so much.

Shop members

  • Tricia

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    I'm the sole designer, creator, maker and photographer.

  • Manchita

    Trusty Side Kick

    Manchita is the best in-store greeter, quality control manager and overseer of shop morale:) She makes sure that we never work too hard and that we always take our afternoon beach break and appreciate the view.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 7, 2017
Thanks for stopping my my shop. I love doing what I do and I hope that comes through in the playful nature of my pieces.

Accepted payment methods

Returns and exchanges
~ If your jewelry breaks or malfunctions, you may send it back to me for a free repair or replacement with an item of equal value.

~I try my best to have the photos on my website reflect the true colors and textures of the piece. Sometimes the resolution of different computers alters the hues. If the piece you receive is not to your liking due to color variances, I accept returns for a full refund or exchange.

~ If for some reason the item(s) you purchased don't work out, I accept returns (refunds)/exchanges within 7 days of receipt. Please contact me for the return
mailing address.

~ Shipping costs are non-refundable.

~ There are no returns on custom orders.

~ Buyer is responsible for all shipping fees on returned/exchanged orders, including the shipping on the newly exchanged item(s).

~ On returns, the cost of the item (minus the shipping costs) will be refunded upon receipt of the returned item.

~ All returns and exchanges must be shipped back to me in new condition, unworn, and unused, and must be sent back in a trackable manner (Priority Mail or the like). If the item is mailed in a non-trackable manner, I cannot be responsible for it being lost or damaged.

~ On custom orders, please be very sure of any sizes you provide me. If I create a custom piece for you and the size you provided does not work out, there will be additional costs (shipping, etc.) to re-alter it for you.
Payment
I accept payment only through PayPal.
Shipping
I ship all orders from Costa Rica within 7 business days of receiving your payment. Post offices are closed Saturday and Sunday. Packages to the U.S., Canada & Europe generally arrive within 14 business days, although occasionally up to 20 days. Please take this timeline into consideration if you are ordering for a specific event (birthday, holiday, etc.).

All government offices in Costa Rica -- including the Costa Rica Correo -- are closed for one week each year, the week before Easter for Semana Santa. If you are placing an order in that time period, I will be shipping your order the Monday after Easter when the post office is re-opened. Thank you for understanding.
Additional policies and FAQs
CARING FOR YOUR JEWELRY:

Many of my pieces are made of either brass or copper. Metals naturally tarnish over time due to body oils and oxidation. To keep your jewelry shiny and like new a jewelry polishing cloth is very helpful. Also for a thorough clean mix baking powder, lemon and water in a small cup and gently scrub your jewelry with a toothbrush. Some people have a reaction to brass or copper where it leaves a greenish color on the skin temporarily. This is very common due to your natural body oils but if you want to lessen this affect you can put clear nail polish on your jewelry where it touches the skin.

CLEARANCE SALES:

I do a large inventory clean-up twice a year and mark lots of pieces down 50% off. If you would like to be notified by e-mail when those sales will be, please visit this link and sign up for my mailing list:

http://etsy.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=db3ea6afe7f7e08efa5013985&id=e3d7c84077