TheCuriousGem

Silver and Gold Jewellery Findings, Gemstones, Beads

Edinburgh, Scotland

Buyers are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

Announcement    We are open and dispatching orders. Stay stay everyone.

Free standard shipping on all orders over £100 - use coupon code SENDFORFREE.

Showcasing a small selection of our range of finest quality gemstone beads. We also sell 14K solid gold, 14K gold filled, rose gold filled, gold vermeil and sterling silver findings.

Announcement

Last updated on 07 Jan, 2021

We are open and dispatching orders. Stay stay everyone.

Free standard shipping on all orders over £100 - use coupon code SENDFORFREE.

Showcasing a small selection of our range of finest quality gemstone beads. We also sell 14K solid gold, 14K gold filled, rose gold filled, gold vermeil and sterling silver findings.

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Victoria Brown

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Victoria Brown

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(21287)

About TheCuriousGem

Sales 114,460
On Etsy since 2008

The Curious Gem is close-knit team of 17 staff, working from offices in Edinburgh. We have thousands of customers based in over 35 countries worldwide and a product line of over 6,000 items. Suppliers are carefully chosen and many have become good friends over the years. Quality of product and outstanding customer service remain a priority.

Environmental issues are important to us and we only use compostable or recyclable packaging.

We are proud to be a member of the UK National Association of Jewellers and a living wage employer.

Shop policies

Last updated on 19 January, 2021
Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read our shop policies - please read them before making a purchase (there's nothing unusual in them but it's always best to know exactly what to expect). We are a UK company and have many happy customers - we'd really like to make your buying-experience with us as positive as possible so please do contact us if you have any questions or queries and we will do our best to help.

All the items listed on Etsy are sold as per the listing description - we are unable to reserve items, split strands or negotiate on price.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Apple Pay Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 hours of purchase
I don't accept exchanges
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 personalised orders
Returns and exchange details
We try very hard to accurately and honestly represent the items for sale, however, a full refund can be given (minus shipping charges) if you are not happy with your purchase. Items must be returned unused, strung as sold and in their original packaging within 14 days of receipt. Please could you convo us before returning any item so we know to expect them.

Items returned from overseas should clearly state "Returned Goods - Unsuitable" on the outside wrapper and a Customs Declaration form should be completed as failure to do so may incur UK Customs & Excise import duty which will be deducted from any refund.
Payment
We accept all major credit/debit cards, Paypal, Apple Pay, Google Wallet and Etsy gift cards.
Delivery
We aim to ship orders within 2-3 working days (Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays) of receiving payment. We offer flat rates for shipping and there is no extra charge for additional items purchased.

:: We offer FREE STANDARD SHIPPING on all orders over £100. Use coupon code SENDFORFREE at checkout::

DOMESTIC (UK): shipping costs £1.95 and items are sent by first class post. If you require same day dispatch and next day delivery you can upgrade to DPD which costs £6.00 (YOU WILL NEED TO PLACE YOUR ORDER BY 12 NOON FOR SAME DAY DISPATCH).

EUROPEAN UNION: prices vary according to destination. Please click the "plus shipping" link under the item price and choose your country.

REST OF WORLD: prices vary according to destination. All orders are tracked and may need a signature on receipt.

More information

Last updated on 20 Feb, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Sizing details

All our beads are described to the very best of our knowledge with respect to type, size, shape, colour and clarity. We use a set of digital calipers to measure the beads. In some cases the photographs may not show the exact beads that are for sale; however the photographs will always show beads which are very, very similar or virtually identical to those being sold. Due to their very nature natural stones will vary, some are more brittle than others and drill holes may vary too; for this reason we cannot guarantee that every bead is 100% perfect. We do not sell lab-created stones.

As a general rule of thumb a 26 gauge (0.4mm) or 28 gauge (0.3mm) wire will fit the beads we have for sale and we recommend you use dead soft wire. We are not

Do you combine shipping?

We offer one flat rate shipping charge no matter how many items you buy.

Seller details
VAT ID GB982280502