Impatiens Designs Jewelry

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About ImpatiensDesigns

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On Etsy since 2006

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Impatiens Designs is run by a young woman named yoboseiyo (hi).

No, my given name isn't yobo, but I prefer not to have my real name hanging out on the web for personal comfort reasons. I assure you that i am a real person, and if you need photographic proof, please see my twitter stream, where I post pictures that have my hands, feet, and, shockingly enough, occasionally my face in them (

I have been a jeweler for nearly 20 years now, and I'm still learning. I started out beading, and it's what I always come back to, despite my love of all things wire-wrapped. I've flirted with many techniques, including soldering, metal work, and even porcelain bead making, but I always come back to the wire and beads.

Many of my pieces are one of a kind, simply because I don't purchase most supplies in wholesale quantities. I buy small runs of findings and pre-shaped/-cut/-polished beads or gemstones, and tend to buy only enough to do the project I have in mind. This means that, most of the time, once an item is purchased, it's gone forever.

I don't make or use many patterns, as my design method is incredibly organic and tends to be governed more by feel than anything. Often, the end result is nothing like what I started out thinking of.

I work in a variety of materials, including vintage components and beads, modern components and beads, as well as gemstones and precious metals. I have a habit of taking pieces and parts that you wouldn't normally think of together, and blending them into my pieces in ways that, while not entirely unheard of, are somewhat unexpected (hardware store findings wrapped in gemstones, for example).

Impatiens Designs was named after the little ground-covering flower, because I think they're quite adorable, and I like how their name sounds like a mood that is often occupied by many in modern times.

Impatiens is also the second incarnation of my jewelry business. The original name was Jewelry :ninja!, and I changed it during 2011 because I discovered that there was another company trading on that name. I had been hankering for a change, and didn't feel like fighting them for the name, so I went for it and retooled and refocused my entire business. Many of the older pieces on were originally on J:n!.com.

If you've any questions, or would like to talk to me about a piece you've been dreaming of, please contact me.

Shop members

  • yoboseiyo

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, I Do Everything Here.

    Pronounced yoh-boh-seh-yoh

Shop policies

Last updated on April 29, 2022
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Returns & exchanges

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Impatiens Designs accepts PayPal only at this time.

Payment is expected within 3 business days. If this is going to be a problem, please email/convo. i'd would be happy to reserve an item for you until you are able to purchase it.

If this is not an option for you, and you have an alternative payment method in mind, please convo and ask BEFORE you purchase. I'm sure we can work something out.

In the event that i do not receive your payment within a reasonable timeframe, i'll be contacting you via email and convo. If i get no response, i'll assume that you have changed your mind. At that point, i'll be asking etsy to cancel the sale, and will relist the item.


All Items ship via United States Postal Service First class, with insurance in most cases.

International Customers:
Your purchase will go USPS First Class Par Avion and will be insured if possible.

All Items ship within 2 business days of receiving payment. All items are subject to carrier times, and delays are not the responsibility of Impatiens Designs. Most international orders take between 2 and 4 weeks to arrive. All customs duties are the responsibility of the buyer.

Impatiens Designs labels customs forms truthfully, and will not put "gift" on the form unless it is truely a gift and it is being mailed directly to the recipient.

Additional policies and FAQs

All buyers qualify for the repair/replace policy, which is as follows:

If an item breaks, for any reason, send it back to me, i'll repair it for free, and mail it back to you. In the event that the piece is completely irreparable, i'll contact you to let you know, and will let you know of the replacement options. Most of the time, i can make another item very similar to the original, but it may not be exact.

NOTE: i have 2 cats, which, while they aren't allowed into the supplies, their fur is rather harder to control. So, if you've severe allergies, please take that into account before purchasing. i don't want you to have any itchy problems with your new shinies. -*^,^*-

also :: This store is "secret buddy" friendly! **
**this means i'll giftwrap and send your purchase to a friend, if you ask me to. :D