DollyDecades

Dolly Decades

Manchester, England · 134 Sales

DollyDecades

Dolly Decades

Manchester, England 134 Sales On Etsy since 2009

4.5 out of 5 stars
(29)

Announcement   Unique, vintage inspired, jewellery that has been professionally handmade from a mixture of old and new materials. Distinctive, one-of-a-kind pieces that you cannot buy on the High Street. To complement these treasures are some personally handpicked, supreme quality, items of vintage clothing and accessories to really bring out your individual style.

Announcement

Unique, vintage inspired, jewellery that has been professionally handmade from a mixture of old and new materials. Distinctive, one-of-a-kind pieces that you cannot buy on the High Street. To complement these treasures are some personally handpicked, supreme quality, items of vintage clothing and accessories to really bring out your individual style.

Dolly Decades

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Dolly Decades

Silver Cat Earrings - Super Slinky Siamese Cats
Silver Cat Earrings - Super Slinky Siamese Cats
£8.13
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4.5 out of 5 stars
(29)
Danie Leclerc

Danie Leclerc on 04 Jul, 2017

1 out of 5 stars

je me suis fier à la photo des boucles d'oreille offertes. je croyais qu'elles étaient de couleur verte, tel que je les vois sur la photo affichée. je suis déçue, elles sont vraiment jaune et plus grosses que je croyais. la photo m'a vraiment induite en erreur. très déçue.

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Dolly responded on 05 Jul, 2017

I am so very sorry that you are disappointed with the earrings. However, they ARE yellow, and not green as you thought. They are described as yellow, listed as yellow, and have yellow in the title. Nowhere does the listing say they are green because they are not green. Photograph colours can look different on different screens. Perhaps this is what has happened in your case? In the photo you have posted, the earrings show as yellow on my particular screen. It was really not my intention to mislead you in any way. Dolly x

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Updates

My zip charms are very popular so I have decided to make some key rings out of resin. Do you like these cute glittery ones? Coming soon in other colours to my shop. Love, Dolly x
If you like button jewellery, then I am sure you will like my new resin button pendants. Lots more colours and shapes being made and will be listed for sale soon! I am making them into key rings too. Love, Dolly x
My first ventures in resin...here are some glitter pendants....lots more colours and shapes coming up. Soon to be listed in my Etsy shop. Hope you like them! Love, Dolly x

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About

From Local Government to Jewellery Design

I have been making jewellery for over 10 years. I learned my craft at a local jewellery class, which I attended when my first child was a baby. I fell in love with beading there and then!

I started to make jewellery in my spare time and sold a few pieces to family, friends, & work colleagues. I then ventured into selling my designs online and opened my first Etsy shop in 2009. It took me a few months to make my first sale but I was thrilled!

Since that first sale, I have been gradually adding more and more of my pieces to my shop. I have made over 70 sales so far, which is not a great deal compared to some sellers. However, I have been juggling a part time job and two young children as well as making jewellery! I am pleased to say that every one of those sales has been a complete success.

I left my part time job in Local Government in February 2013 to improve my work / life balance. Since 2011, I have suffered from fibromyalgia, which is a chronic pain and fatigue condition. I was struggling to hold down a 9-5 job and also be a good wife and mother. My job was getting the best of me and I had no energy left for home or family. I had to make a drastic lifestyle change, so I took voluntary redundancy from my job.

I became self employed to better manage my health. I am now able to work when I can and then rest when I need to. Dolly Decades became an official business in June 2013. In addition to selling on Etsy, I also sell my pieces on eBay and in a number of local gift shops. My overall aims going forward are to increase my online inventory and expand the number of outside outlets where I sell my products.

Being self employed is quite daunting but the benefits most certainly outweigh the disadvantages. I am so pleased I made the lifestyle change for the sake of my wellbeing and my family.

Thank you for taking an interest in me and my work. X

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  • Dolly Decades

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    I am Dolly Decades, aka Nina Jane Cooper. I live in Greater Manchester in the UK. I have been designing and making costume jewellery for over 10 years. I attended a local jewellery making class when my first child was a baby & have never looked back!

Shop policies

Last updated on 06 July, 2013
My aim is to create unique & eyecatching pieces of jewellery that you cannot buy on the High Street. All pieces will be sent in a pretty drawstring gift bag and very securely packaged.

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
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I accept payment by Paypal.
Shipping
I ship worldwide. I will ship first class within the UK & by Airmail for everywhere else. I aim to ship your item within 3 working days of receiving your payment. If you want shipping insurance, please message me through Etsy & I will arrange it for an additional charge.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want you to be delighted with your purchase. If you are not happy in any way, please contact me & I will do my very best to sort it out.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you love one of my pieces but would like it a different colour, please contact me & I will see what I can do!