lscarb404 on Feb 28, 2017
Is so sweet and beautiful! Bought it for my sister who is going to love it! This seller always has great descriptions of whatever she is selling so you get exactly what you were expecting. Everything from her always comes beautifully boxed too. Also arrived exactly when I expected it.
lscarb404 on Feb 28, 2017
The book is in great condition and even has the name and address of the person who first had it on the first page. Can't wait to carefully read it! This is a great seller!
darko78 on Feb 28, 2017
My patterns arrived super quickly and in Beautiful condition. Thank you!
ode32 on Feb 24, 2017
This print is even more beautiful in person! It arrived quickly and wrapped with great care. Communication from seller was fantastic. She really wanted to be sure that everything was to my satisfaction. I would not hesitate to refer anyone to her. She's the best. Thanks Maya!
I somehow fell into this. I had no idea I would fall in love so quickly or so completely, but here I am, almost two decades since my first venture into vintage, and I still love every bit of it.
Oddly enough, history wasn't my favorite subject -- so dull having to memorize what war happened when, following a curriculum someone else deemed important. Now, I can't get enough of it. I love the parts I get to play...detective, scientist, explorer/adventurer, curator, appreciator, & preservationist. Each little object I find sends me down a rabbit hole through time, scouring antiquarian archives for clues & examining each piece with microscopic intensity until its secrets are revealed. Maybe I'm just the nose-in-a-book nerd I've always been, but I think this is great fun:)
There is so much beauty in the world. We come from a rich history of incredible artisans and talented craftspeople. I love finding these forgotten parts of history, the pieces worth preserving. And I love each and every one of you for giving me this grand adventure. Because I can seek & discover to my heart's content, send these little treasures off to their loving new homes, and then begin the adventure all over again. So thank you, from the bottom of my vintage-loving heart <3
collector of antique jewelry, old stories, & the objects that hold them ~
I'm Maya, the finder, photographer, researcher, shipping engineer, etc...whatever you need here, I'm your go-to gal. It's never a dull moment, and I enjoy all of it, from finding great vintage to making sure you get your item quickly and nicely wrapped. I believe kindness is the best policy, and I never forget for a moment that without happy customers I wouldn't be able to do what I love.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
- Money Order
- Other Method
The shipping cost for most items is based on the boxed weight, although if you'd like to save a little money on the shipping, I'm happy to send nonbreakable items in a polybag mailer at your request. I ship as quickly as possible, so please be sure to request this prior to purchase or immediately afterwards.
Complimentary gift wrap is available upon request...just let me know the occasion, what to include on the gift note, any special requests, etc. & I'll custom tailor extra lovely wrapping, all for free ♥
SHIPPING OPTIONS & TRANSIT TIMES
I ship via the US Postal Service and provide insurance, online tracking, and/or delivery confirmation for all items sent within the U.S.
All orders are shipped within 2 business days, most times within 1 day, and you'll receive an email with the shipping/tracking info and estimated arrival date.
At check-out, you'll choose your preferred shipping method, so here are the average transit times for each option:
Within the US:
Media Mail (for books & LPs): 2-9 business days
First Class: 2-5 business days
Priority Mail: 2-4 business days
Parcel Select: 2-9 business days
Priority Express: 1-2 business days
Outside the US:
USPS First Class International: 2-3 weeks delivery on average (sometimes more or less depending on Customs processing)
Priority International: 6-10 business days
Priority Express: 3-5 business days
For international buyers, Insurance and Delivery Confirmation are provided at no extra cost for First Class shipments to:
Australia Hungary Netherlands Turkey
Belgium Israel New Zealand United Kingdom & Northern Ireland
Canada Latvia Norway
Croatia Lebanon Slovak Republic
Estonia Lithuania Singapore
Finland Malaysia Spain
Germany Malta Switzerland
If your country isn't listed above, USPS First Class shipping (the cheapest rate) is available as long as your package is insurable, but if you want international tracking, please choose the Priority or Express option.
Please know by law I cannot mark your item as a gift on the Customs form...I mark it as 'other' or 'merchandise', and I write the wholesale price as the value of the item. Buyers are responsible for any taxes or fees that may be added on by your local Customs department, and I reserve the right to cancel a sale if you purchase an item that has been prohibited or restricted for import by your local Custom's office.
Refunds and Exchanges
To be eligible for a refund, all items must be returned in the original unaltered condition. Please note that rings resized by my local jeweler at your request can only be returned for a refund of the original purchase price minus the cost of resizing.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you're new to buying vintage, please remember these items have lived a past life -- that's part of their allure, and minor signs of age/wear are to be expected. All items are stored in a smoke-free, climate controlled environment, and I don't purchase or sell items with icky smoke odors (nobody wants stinky vintage!).
Here is my condition rating guideline:
♥ (Mint Condition) As close to "new" as possible for its age, no problems or obvious signs of use. Will usually have the original box or retail tags attached.
♥ (Excellent Condition) Slight wear as would be expected from occasional use. Any problems/wear are not easily visible.
♥ (Very Good) Normal wear expected for age. May have light soiling or visible imperfections, but certainly nothing major or highly obvious.
♥ (Good ) An item that was used often, but not abused, and shows more noticeable wear.
Of course, grading vintage is subjective, so if there's ever a misunderstanding and the item you receive is not as expected, please let me know so I can resolve it to your satisfaction. And remember too, I accept returns even if I haven't made a mistake...if something doesn't fit, if it's not the exact color you wanted -- whatever the reason, returns are never a problem. My goal is for you to love your Vintagewise find, and I truly appreciate your business ♥